There’s nothing worse than being part of a group blog where you have no idea who the other contributors are. Is this what YM 2007 was like? (Seriously. I stopped reading most of the internet, so I don’t know anyone. I once had a blog! But I deleted all my Google alerts — Choire called it “the way to spiritual fulfillment” — so I have no idea who Summer Of...
For some reason, whenever I mention Michael Galpert’s company, I say Apiary instead of Aviary. It’s very embarrassing. Do you think it could be because I don’t know my birds and bees? [OMG, SEE THAT? LINGUISTICS JOKE.]
This question always upsets me. Enrages me even! Did irony ‘live’? I...– FUUUUUUUUU. I think he just killed that question forever, or until the next convenient historial marker.
Sorry for the Craigslist-like intrusion, but KSM needs to hire a part-time assistant, and this is actually the best place to post it. Inglorious tasks include: + Organizing. + Responding. + Fixing. + Cleaning. + Running. + Listening. + Brainstorming. + Writing. More clarity? Only slightly more: + Organizing meetings. + Responding to emails. + Fixing broken things. + Cleaning the...
I am not your Social Media Strategist
I’m a big fan of Blagg’s Bajillion Hits because, as i told the interviewer in this Daily Beast piece, it’s an industry that’s rife for a take-down. But I was disappointed to see this quote attributed to me: “I find myself using ‘strat’ now in conversation.” What I actually said: “I find myself using ‘strat’ now in...
Me: This is my Tumblr dashboard. You can see I don’t follow anyone. This way, my dashboard is just my reblogs and likes. Mohney: I promise not to Tumble what you just said.
And here I've been claiming that the link blog is... →
Gawker, 2005 →
Want a real flashback? Check out the comments. This post somehow involves (either by leaving a comment or being mentioned) Lock, Spiers, Denton, Kate Lee, Dana Vachon, Laurel Touby, Pareene, Denton, Balk, Sklar, Krucoff, Coen, Felix, Joel, and Lindsay. And it looks like everyone is really pissed off at each other, but I don’t understand any of it.
The moment I hate on the internet more than any other: when you are forced to make a joke because someone said something dreadfully mean about you, and how else could you possibly respond?
Remember when Reggie Watts was merely that guy who Lodwick advertised was his roommate? It’s like when Perez Hilton got bigger than Paris Hilton…. or something.
doree: Overheard at Ace Hotel: “Do you know Rex Sorgatz? He’s like, this really annoying, like fameball-y type guy…” Wheh. At least it wasn’t a Holiday Inn.
Based on interviews with more than 20 employees and former employees of Tribune,...– So, like a startup?
And then, depression set in →