Do you really believe the obstacle preventing more subjects and sources from participating materially in Gawker sites is because they want a different or better UI/UX? Rather than simply not wanting to spill their guts in a public forum, at all? Regardless of one's opinion of contemporary Kinja (I personally don't… » 3/11/14 2:35pm 3/11/14 2:35pm

@MisterHippity: Just to be clear, it wasn't "public shaming" that's getting Natasha and other freelancers paid. It was an internally broken management process, not to mention a couple bad coincidences (Natasha didn't read my email from weeks ago asking about her payments, for example). I realize it's fun to play top… » 8/06/10 5:57pm 8/06/10 5:57pm

Krucoff's on vacation so it's up to me to point out this is a charity auction and shame you lazy entitled fuckers into bidding or at least thinking about volunteering or at least feeling some shame. I won't see a dime of the final sale price but if you want to click over to BlackBook and hit a few Stoli banner ads, I… » 3/04/09 5:59pm 3/04/09 5:59pm

The funniest thing about this post is how the author of this post manages to avoid typing my name! Anyway, yes Nick, the day after your party, you cornered me in the office and demanded, quite vocally, that we post something to overmatch Bercovici's item on JA-Ford. Balk certainly didn't want to touch it, mainly… » 7/15/08 12:00pm 7/15/08 12:00pm