The Heaving Pukes Who Write Gawker and Wonkette
JackÃ‚ Shafer has an amusing piece in Slate with that headline, subtitled, “Nothing like an abusive headline to grab your interest, eh?” The short version is that he’s none too impressed with these popular blogs, but he apparently reads them constantly.
“The short version is that heÃ¢Â€Â™s none too impressed with these popular blogs, but he apparently reads them constantly.”
OK, I admit it: Wonkette has become one of my must-reads. I don’t expect Deep Thoughts, but there’s a market for monofilament fluff, and I’m apparently a consumer in it.
I will never forgive her for starting later and getting more traffic than me, though. 🙂
Jack Shafer is just…strange. As evidence, I offer two quotes:
And his closing comment,
Or maybe it’s just a contrast of my literalist/engineering bent with Shafer’s more imaginative mind.