Turning water into Red Bull, Nick Denton’s stint as Managing Editor of Gawker revived a brand that many people thought lethargic (or at least heavily medicated) after the Choire Sicha II Era collapsed abruptly, yet expectantly, on the doorsteps of 2008. The numbers tell the story; it was like watching someone die of old page-view jump into a pool full of Antereans. (It’s a Cocoon reference, I Googled it!) But Sicha, who does not hide his bitterness well, manages (ha!) to work in yet another bizarre swipe at his former employer by suggesting Gabriel Snyder, the new Managing Editor, will be commanding a ship in a sea of declining ad money. Are we to assume the situation is unique to Gawker? An odd point to make - like explaining “exclusives” - from a fellow blogger.
Choire is like, so above it maaaaan. He’s not in it for the pageviews, he’s a serious blogteur.
Speaking of which, does he think Radar is like Ploughshares or something? You’re not Yeates, dude.
Yeah, here’s the thing with you talking shit about Choire: Choire is a talented and inciteful journalist who produces original content, like, several times a day in a forum that people read. You’re an idiot who reblogs cheesecake Maxim photos and occasionally tries out shit like, “This bailout is a totally good/bad idea for some reasons I saw reblogged from the Huffington Post.” Choire actually is above a good deal of it, and you? You’ll never even get close enough to be classified in relation to it. Also, you misspelled “Yeats.”