The latest issue of the Awl's Weekend Companion has shipped! It is a rollicking good time, if we do say so ourselves, and apparently we do, because who else is writing this? In any event, have you subscribed yet? WHAT? You haven't? WELL. You should know that, up until now, we've offered a free month to all subscribers and an additional free month for those who share their email address with us. As of January 17, 2013, that promotion changes from months to weeks—so subscribe now! If you aren't happy, you will have a full month (or [...]
Once upon a time (last December), we went out looking for a managing editor for this website, and we met a ton of amazing people. Long story short: we now want you to meet Carrie Frye, who has written and edited previously at About Last Night and Asheville's Mountain Xpress. She can be reached at caaf at theawl dot com.
Hi and hello! I completed orientation over the weekend ("Core-ee Seek-a") and now it's just a thrill to be sitting here at a desk with my Awl stapler and pen set, filling up the calendar with items that, while we're enjoying a mood of excessive first-week politeness, the [...]
Over the next 24 hours, our totally horrific and terrible load time exhibited over the last week should markedly improve! We done bought ourselves a new ad server, so the old ad server is being phased out and will stop dragging our sites down with it. Technology is really annoying. Our apologies to people who've wanted to visit and have been frustrated in the act.
It's been quite some time since we've had word from the Dept. of Technical News and Notes, but at long last, we're pleased to announce that The Awl (and The Hairpin and Splitsider) are coming to you now from their all-new home. Their tiny house, in which they all happily cohabitate as platonic roomies, is now a slightly larger and sexier tiny house, with prettier appliances and closets full of more expensive outfits. And they FINALLY threw out all that garbage that was holding them back from being pretty and successful! It's like they all read The Secret at the same time and decided to "envision a [...]