If You're Going To Pitch A Story About Gawker...
lindsayrobertson: youngmanhattanite: Here are some venues you might want to try: - Mediaite - Guest of a Guest - ASSME - BlackBook (Why not?) Oh please, Gawker has been actively (even over-actively) trying to recruit and offer jobs to women for MONTHS now. Women keep turning them down. If there’s a story, it’s “Why is an editor position at Gawker no longer as appealing...
Italian Mob Boss Arrested In Blow To Crime... →
“The syndicate also runs a vast trash-collection business, hauling waste from Italy’s wealthier north to illegal landfills around Naples.” Illegal landfills?
Not certain, but I’m pretty sure I can fashion a Daft Punk costume out of what’s in my closet.
Accidental mash-up: Slick Rick’s “Children’s Story” from my browser and Tchaikovsky’s “Pas de deux, a. Intrada” from iTunes.
Via Commenters, The Awl Morphs Into The Volokh... →
This is all well and good, but I want 15 more minutes of fart jokes.
The people on Jeopardy tonight are stupid.
They really were. (via notthatkindagay)
Hideous Rodent May Provide Cure For Cancer. →
Reblogging without the hideous photo. (via)
Apparently, U2 is having a performance streamed on... →
And there’s a Twitter hashtag. (via Robin Menikoff)
Police said the chair was powered by a converted lawnmower and had a stereo and...– The curious case of the old dude who managed to get a DWI while sitting in a motorized La-Z-Boy.
The New Yorker’s 'Critterati' Contest: Some...
So if you dress your pet up as a literary character, you can maybe earn real estate on The New Yorker’s website. Thanks, internet. Me, I’ll be busy tying a pink ribbon to Virginia Woof-Woof’s blue collar, and then placing Cleocatra’s milk saucer on the seat of a throne-like armchair. I guess I’ve thought about this for awhile.
Seemingly Infinite Number Of People Crowd Into...
Besides airplane-quality coffee, every New York City bodega I’ve ever been in have a few other things in common: power-hungry refrigeration, grills that are always hot, and shelves stocked with food delivered to the city from who-knows where in gas-guzzling trucks that belch pollution. Though they’ll all make you a sinful fat-person breakfast sandwich*, they’re not doing much...
My friend discovered a gaping security hole in... →
We have been told to reduce the newsroom by 100 positions between now and the...– The New York Times editor Bill Keller knows when to use the passive voice. Also: Jesus Christ, this again?