Mar 28th, 2008 // 2 Comments

sheriffbadge.gifThe Web Sheriff, the Internet-music corps employed by the likes of Jack White and Prince, dropped by Idolator this morning to thank us for “plugging” the Raconteurs record, i.e. “mentioning it in a crabby post about a critic who’s already overrating it.” Which I guess means either that they’re so bored in the post-Oink era that they’ve taken to clumsily marketing the albums they protect or that they’re very, very irony-challenged, to the point where one wonders if they aren’t staffed by a series of bots who happen to think that Web site comment sections require the rigorous formatting of a business letter. [Earlier]

  1. squashed

    IS this for real of are you joking Maura? I can’t decide. This is such a funny story.

  2. matthew

    “to the point where one wonders if they aren’t staffed by a series of bots who happen to think that Web site comment sections require the rigorous formatting of a business letter.”

    But it was the most nicely formatted comment ever!

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