Today I got a very nice comment from Holger Haase from the http://hammerandbeyond.blogspot.com/ regarding the lost Marisa Mell-movie "Dr". But if that wasn't enough he gave the Marisa Mell-blogspot the "Premio Dardos Award"! The "what???" do I hear you ask! Well, the Premio Dardos Award is given for recognition of cultural, ethical, literary, and personal values transmitted in the form of creative and original writing. These stamps were created with the intention of promoting fraternization between bloggers, a way of showing affection and gratitude for work that adds value to the Web. Writing a weekly/daily blog is not always, as a lot of you bloggers know, an easy endeavor! It often takes a lot of perseverance and stamina to keep the blog going, even in days when you would rather stay in bed with the blankets over your head and the rain banging on the window! But then the blog bug grabs you again and you come out of your hibernation to write a new item for the blog because a) you like to write about your favorite subject, in my case, the life and work of actress Marisa Mell; b) you hope that other readers and fellow bloggers like what you write and c) whatever it is that entices you to write the blog (even if it is just straight or gay porn pictures on a blog)! So getting an award by a fellow blogger and brother in arms gives it an extra dimension! Especially by a guy who is also one of the men behind the excellent horror blog http://groovyageofhorror.blogspot.com/. It is one of the blogs that gave me the idea to also start writing a blog about a subject dear to my heart! Thanks Holger for the honor in a blog crowded net! If you have accepted the award your task is not over by just publishing it on your blog but you also must also pass the award to another five blogs that are worthy of this acknowledgement, remembering to contact each of them to let them know they have been selected for this award. After activating the grey cells a little bit I would like to pass the Premio Dardos Award to the next 5 blogs in no particular order so here it goes:
a) http://giallolocandine.blogspot.com/ This blog gives you often, not only via the phantastic drawn Italian locadina, a very good view of the gialli that have been made but also the hunger to seek these gialli out and watch them! The best is that you often find real gems among them! Thanks, Peter!
b) http://dollarirosso.blogspot.com/ This blog is a real treasure trove if you, like me, also love spaghetti westerns! Cesar gives us always in Spanish and English everything you need to know about a certain western movie and like the gialli wets your appetite to see that particular movie! Many great movie evenings can be traced back to this blog! Thanks Cesar!
c) http://cerebrin.wordpress.com/ (know as La Abadia di Berzano). These guys give us just like the other blogs a very good view of mostly Eurocult material but what I like best is their enthousiasm when writing about the material they love! It is very addicting! Thanks guys!
d) http://spyvibe.blogspot.com/ If you would like to know how to design your blog than there is only one adress and this is it! Agent J has made an almost impossible to be beaten blog of the 60's lifestyle, especially connected to every spy, secret agent and devilish mastermind! Not only can this master spy write a damn good text but the pictures he selects are a feast for the eyes, each and every time! A highlight on the blog menu! Thanks Jason! and finally last but not least
http://loridevoti.com/blog/ All the previous blogs have been written by guys but this one is written by one of America's best paranormal romantic female writers! Lori's blog gives you a very good insight into the world of publishing, writing your material and what it takes to, not only become a bestselling author, but also what is needed stay in the spotlight! Often (paranormal) romance novels are regarded as sugar sweet stories for desperate housewives but Lori and her fellow collegues prove that it is a though job to write day in day out, come up with exciting storylines, be fresh and captivating and she does it almost each time with bravure! Thanks Lori! So there you have it! Keep on blogging!