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My Old Blog Kezins.com 12 Years Ago: Cosplay Cleavage Post

Found a funny (yet sad) article about my old gaming blog which no longer exists but was fairly popular back in 2007/2008.   https://kotaku.com/weekend-note-kezins-delenda-est-5065663 The particular infamous post about "Cosplay Cleavage" wasn't the only reason the site went under but it was one of them and we all ended up moving on to other things.  This blog was started up right after I had left the 1Up Network where I worked as a news editor and marketing assistant for Gaming Today (FileFront) which was part of the 1Up Network and Ziff Davis Media. We had a lot of success with the site but also a lot of hurdles hard to overcome.  The biggest lesson I learned was to never host a blog through GoDaddy even with a dedicated server and premium hosting options. After this huge article broke some of their servers, my site and URL was held hostage by them and rendered unusable for a considerable amount of time.  In addition to causing a battle with GoDaddy which i u