I updated some behind the scenes stuff like the About page and the Advertisers Are Really Cool People page, so I ran the numbers for the first half of 2005. Through June, the visitor count has topped 800,000 and the pages-viewed count exceeds two million. Both are way ahead of last year. The most-read posts of the half-year concerned, in order, Eric Slater (and again), Mickey Kaus and the Moron Society, Cooper & Finke, Sharon Tay, swag at the Golden Globes, the math-challenged TV weather babe from last year and the launch of Sploid. The stat I like is that, according to the server, 6749 more visitors added L.A. Observed to their browser favorites or bookmarks. In the browser wars, Internet Explorer still has 70% of the market here.
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