Learn From My Mistakes: Jeopardizing a Family-Friendship via Facebook

Editor’s Note: I sat down and wrote this post in one fell swoop, but made some editing choices: specifically to just tell the story, because I have not smoked in a while, and I am bonkers high right now. For everyone’s sake, I decided to cut to the chase, and leave you with the option of reading a short,… » 5/25/15 2:53pm Today 2:53pm

Baby Boy Sportswriter Poops on Slightly Senior Citizen

“Old Lady” is is rude as fuck for a member of the public, but technically not inaccurate if the woman is 63, as early versions of the story claimed. But “elderly woman”? At 63? Look at her, with her dark (yes, likely bottle dark) hair, baseball jersey and glove. No one who walks the stairs at an MLB stadium is elderly. » 5/24/15 10:14pm Yesterday 10:14pm

Tea Lovers of the World Unite

Do you like tea? Would you like to share your tea thoughts and dreams? This is a topic about tea so join in. What brands do you like or blends? What is the perfect snack to go with tea (for me shortbread)? Or just post a picture of your favourite teapot or a kitten in a cup. Come come and have a pew and a brew. Our… » 5/22/15 7:05am Friday 7:05am

Re: Reader-Run Subdomains

In 2013, when Gawker Media sites moved to the new Kinja platform, a set of reader forums—including Groupthink on Jezebel, Observation Deck on io9, and Opposite Lock on Jalopnik—moved with them. Other reader sites sprang up on the same model. The result was a group of reader-run sites on Gawker Media website domains,… » 5/21/15 2:51pm Thursday 2:51pm

LOL. The entire thread on the Ratter article where my original comment about AJ was posted, along with an elaboration given at the request of another commenter, has been dismissed. I’m certain it was because of my comment, as there was nothing else in that thread that was at all controversial. How funny that I decided… » 5/20/15 9:37pm Wednesday 9:37pm