OK, look, I get it. Internal turmoil! Soap opera antics in the office! Many chances to grumble in the building and on Twitter! But... seriously? Only Dennis from The Vane threw something up after the Tommy/Max story went up at noon? Hell, if I got the afternoon off every time someone at the upper level of my company threw a hissy fit or quit, I’d have... well, a few free afternoons off every once in a while!

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The rest of the network continues to operate... are the Gawker writers just refusing to post anything today? If so, now that they’re part of a union, they might want to be careful about taking any unauthorized job actions...

I’m starting to wonder if the last few months haven’t been just a carefully orchestrated trolling operation.