A Whole Lotta Nothing points to an astonishing example of how most people don’t get blogs. For some reason a blog post briefly mentioning having watched an episode of Overhauling, which seems to be a makeover show for cars (!), is the first hit on Google for the name of the show. There are dozens of comments to the post from people who think they’re writing to the show, asking for their husbands’ cars to be made over, and in between these comments are other comments from people telling the other commenters how stupid they are for not realising that this is not the Overhauling website. Whole Lotta Nothing remarks:
But my guess is that regular folks see Google as an internet appliance, and when you put in “overhaulin” you will get the right site as the first result and if that site asks for comments, it must be the show, right?