Here are the top ADD posts and keywords/tags for October 2009. We’ve reached month five, and traffic continues to grow at a fantastic rate. As always, it’s intriguing to see what resonates with the public. You never really can predict what will be popular!
1. Journey: The Biggest Classic Rock Band Ever? — Twice before a top five story, and thanks to Journey’s popular appearance on Oprah in October, it hit #1, accrued the most visits for any ADD story in one month and is now my most popular blog entry ever.
2. What’s A Sweet Gal Like You Doing In A Bloody Show Like This? — My extensive Q&A with Dexter star Julie Benz was a smash hit immediately, hitting #1 last month and retaining the #2 spot for October.
3. Sanctuary Defiled: Part Two — The second part of this exclusive, two-part interview with Amanda Tapping and Robin Dunne of Syfy’s Sanctuary came with the surprise revelation of Dunne’s prank-playing alter ego, Holden MacPhillips.
4. Captain Picard, The Tech Is Overteching! — Ronald D. Moore’s hilarious recounting of the formulaic writing on two Star Trek series became a big hit with ADD readers.
5. Bubbly Busy Philipps Takes An Odyssey Into Cougar Town — You may best remember her from Dawson’s Creek, but Busy wants you to love her as much as Courteney Cox’s gal pal in Cougar Town.
TOP TAGS / KEYWORDS
1. Darla Angel — Julie Benz’s vampiric alter ego from Buffy and Angel scared up a large number of hits, as many as some of the top blog entries!
2. Tori Amos — Busy Philipps gave her props, and now her tag has become a popular search item.
3. Optimus Prime — No matter what, people love them some Optimus.
4. Busy Philipps — The number #5 blog story this month as well as the #4 keyword. Having a memorable name certainly pays off!
5. Steve Perry — The Journey never ends for this famed singer. Even though he’s no longer in Journey.
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