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Published: Tue, 13 Sep 2005 21:27:46 -0800

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Question: RSS Feed Where One Doesn't Exhist

Tue, 13 Sep 2005 21:06:19 -0800

Is there any way I can get an RSS feed for a site that doesn't publish one? I really want to access's Trailer page (which totally rocks) via Bloglines.

By: teg

Tue, 13 Sep 2005 21:27:46 -0800

You could ask this guy to scrape the site and make a feed for you for just two and a half Euros. (Discussed on Metafilter.)

By: scazza

Tue, 13 Sep 2005 21:52:05 -0800

You say that they don't publish one, but they do have lots of feeds, including a general feed where they announce all new trailers. Sorry if you already know this; I can commiserate, as I have to scour the net all the time to find people who have made feeds of pages I want to track.

By: jikel_morten

Tue, 13 Sep 2005 22:16:05 -0800

I think this site allows you to do what you want.

By: hootch

Tue, 13 Sep 2005 23:17:33 -0800

For sites that don't have feeds, I set up an e-mail subscription on Bloglines and use an e-mail reminder service to send me reminders to check the sites.

By: Mave_80

Wed, 14 Sep 2005 05:11:02 -0800

Try this

By: clgregor

Wed, 14 Sep 2005 10:56:56 -0800

I have a similar question. I asked toothpastefordinner to set up an RSS feed and got a snarky 'no' response. I may ask for the scrape mentioned above, but is there any other source for TFD feeds?

By: JPowers

Wed, 14 Sep 2005 20:48:36 -0800

Thanks! The two answers I marked as best worked best.

By: Eamon

Thu, 15 Sep 2005 09:36:56 -0800

Forget toothpaste for dinner. drew's too busy selling books and t-shirts to care about his web presence.

By: reflexed

Thu, 22 Sep 2005 03:54:00 -0800

For relatively simple websites, I use the bloglines email subscription function with ChangeDetection--they email you when the website changes rather than having to set your own reminders.

By: clgregor

Mon, 28 Aug 2006 06:21:09 -0800

Soneone followed up with me on the Toothpaste For Dinner Feed. I believe that Drew has one of his own (atom) via live journal, but here's another made by 'lucas' who writes, "if you do post it please also write that I only made it because he refused to fix his own."