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Strange Book Bedfellows

Strange Book Bedfellows, Part 4

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

A few days ago I put up a post that responded to an unfortunate email promotion from Because my books have been purchased by people who also purchased the excellent Christian books by Don Williams, the computer figured that buyers of my books would also be interested in a sexually-perverse book by another […]

Okay, Now I’m Getting Bugged . . . [Strange Book Bedfellows, Part 3]

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

Last Thursday I blogged on a email promotion from to folks who had bought my books. Amazon was urging my readers to buy a book by Don Williams on sexual threesomes. No joke! I wasn’t scandalized by this, but was a bit bugged and a bit amused. It was a bit ironic. I wrote […] Responds

Friday, February 29th, 2008 responded to my complaint about the inappropriate promotional email (see yesterday’s post). They get credit for responding, especially since it looks like a human being actually was involved here. Gopi N’s response was pretty much boilerplate, and didn’t respond to my request that an apology email be sent to those who received the […]

Oops! Makes a Big Mistake [or, Strange Book Bedfellows, Part 1]

Thursday, February 28th, 2008

Warning: Parents, this post is inappropriate for children. (Actually, it’s not really appropriate for anyone, but I think it’s worth posting anyway.
Today I received a dozen or more emails from friends, including a comment from my mother, who had received a peculiar email promotion from It read, in part:
Dear Customer,
We’ve noticed that customers […]