Somber silliness is part of what made this show a Whole Thing last year, sure, but only a part, a third at best, and the other two pieces of the Triforce—Matthew McConaughey’s superhuman ability to make goofball nihilism sing and a credulous, super-jazzed online mob vying to conspiracy-theorize the whole shebang to… Read more
"who was disinvited from speaking on a Gawker Media-sponsored panel for sending a reply-all to other speakers he had not yet met that simply said 'die'"
Hey James—Your book was a major source for a post I wrote for Gawker about the history of Chevy Chase's assholedom (thanks, by the way!). What's the best Chevy's-an-asshole story you've heard, and do you have any theories about why the guy is such an asshole?
Former Gawker editor-in-chief John Cook loves Bruce Springsteen but hates sports.
For an article that's meant to explain from a positivist point of view why astrology is harmful, there's a bizarre lack of empirical evidence of its harms. I see a lot of speculation from science bloggers here (not to mention specious comparisons: astrology and racism, really?), but no scientific evidence that… Read more
Hey Dickey—hate to correct a big Time magazine reporter here but the company you refer to as Blogwire Hungary Szellemi Alkotást Hasznosító Korlátolt Felelősségű Társaság is now known as Kinja Korlátolt Felelősségű Társaság. It is a separate company from Gawker Media, a Delaware-based limited liability corporation.
Jen, I recently learned that you invited my employee Sam Biddle to a wedding only to disinvite him later. Sam has been reticent to tell me the circumstances, so I'm hoping you could elaborate, and possibly lay some sick burns on Sam in the process. TIA.
Wow, no mention of Clam the psychic clam's psychic and correct prediction of the match outcome? More bias journalism from the hacks at Crapspin.