Official Staffing Update (and a Conflict of Pants)
November 5, 2007
I am Pleased to announce that many Staff Members of the Ministry of Silly Blogs have claimed or created Official Ministry Job Titles. Thank you for your various applications, which I received via Email, Comments, and Smoke Signal. If you applied for a Position, and do not see yourself on the List Below, please let the Ministry know via Email (ministrofsillyblogs.yahoo.com), Comments or Singing Telegram.
At Present, our Ministry Staff looks Thusly:
Chief Minister of Sillines: alejna of collecting tokens
Minister of Silly Socks: Celtic Angel of Celticangel.org
Undersecretary of Fun: Jessi of The Quirky World of Jessi
Director of Silly Quality Control: Sassy of eye heart internet
Director of Everything Else: Magpie of Magpie Musing
Super Secret Minister of Public Affairs: Evil Pink Cupcake of Evil Pink Cupcake
Director of the Bureau of Investigations of Particularly Silly Phenomena: fireweaver of laboratory tested¹
Grand Ambassador of Canadian Silliness and Such: Pamplemousse of French for Grapefruit
Chief of Stuff: azahar of casa az
Director of Chortles: merrymishaps of merry mishaps
Oversecretary of Underpants: Sarcastic Mom, aka Lotus, of Sarcastic Mom
Grand Poobah: Madame Meow of A Daily Dose of Zen Sarcasm
Chairman, Standing at the Back Dressed Stupidly and Looking Stupid Party: srah of srah blah blah
Chief Mistress of Leprechauns, Oompa Loompas, and Hobbits: Rach of Rachelskirts
Chief Silliness Advisor: Veronica of Sleepless Nights
Very Important Personage Whose Job is Somewhat Mysterious: Calliope of Silliness.org
Other Very Important Personage Whose Job is Somewhat Mysterious: Erika of DRY Ink (This title is pending, depending on the ending decided by the Applicant, which doesn’t rhyme with ending)
Additionally, the position of Eighth Minister of Pants has been claimed by urban pedestrian of urban pedestrian, who has made the following announcement.
Greetings, I would like to nominate, appoint and accept myself in the postion of Eighth Minister of Pants.
As my first official action I would like it to be known that from here on “pants” shall be known as “trousers” by one and all and designated as such in all official an unofficial documents and correspondence. Anyone not abiding by this proclamation will face severe penalties. SEVERE, I tell you! Signed, The Eighth Minister of Trousers.
As I, Chief Minister of the Ministry of Silly Blogs, have close Professional Ties with the Ministry of Pants, I fear that this issue may need to be more fully debated. Or we may have an Official Feud on our Hands.
The Following Positions are still Accepting Applicants, including some Newly Added Silly Positions:
Minister of Internal Exterior Organization
Director of the Special Task Force on Mimes
Exceptionally Imposing Figurehead with No Actual Responsibilities
Director General of Generally Indirect Silliness
Secretary of Defense Against Squirrels
Deputy Chief of Goofiness
Head of Ministry Intelligence, Wit and Sarcasm
Supremely Powerful Director of the Department of Job Title Assignment
She/He Whose Job Title Shall Not Be Named
Second Assistant Minister of Silliness
Undersecretary to the Third Assistant Minister of Silly Blogginess
Head of the Department of Jokes Involving Gerbils, Hamsters, and Other Small Mammals
Chief Investigator of Squid Intelligence
Curator of the Museum of Silliness
First Director of Secondary Silliness
Second Director of Primary Silliness
Chief of Staff
Attache to the Undersecretary of Attaches
How to Apply for or Accept a Job Title:
You are welcome to choose from among the Job Titles above, or are invited to Designate a Job Title of your own Creation. (Or if you would like to add to the list of Job Titles for others to choose from.) If you would like to have a Job Title assigned to you at random, I will Happily assign one to you. If you have a Job Title listed, but would like to change it, let me know. If you would prefer not to have a job title and/or a link from the Ministry of Silly Blogs Blog, let me know that too.
It would be most helpful to me if you would send the following information to the Ministry ( firstname.lastname@example.org ):
1. your name (as you would like to be listed)
2. your blog name (as you would like it to be listed)
3. your full blog URL
4. your desired Job Title (and possibly an alternate Job Title)
Additional Opportunities from The Ministry of Silly Blogs:
If you would like to be an Official Co-Author of The Official Ministry of Silly Blogs Blog, I would Welcome your Company. You would need to have a WordPress account. If you don’t have one already, you can get one lickety split from WordPress.com.
¹ fireweaver has also suggested the alternate Position of Pseudoscientific Quacktackery Attache, which, pending her approval, may be Available for Someone Else to claim.