On A Cat-Sized Chinchilla Objects to Media Narrative

"And who writes this shit anyway?
It's a disservice to all cat-sized chinchillas!
Balk even ignores the bears these days
My chinchilla kingdom for Maria Bustillas..."

Posted on September 28, 2014 at 7:41 pm 0

On Polly Asks: New York Magazine Wants Me to Write Ask Polly For Them. Should I Tell Them to Piss Off?

Mazel tov, Heather! You deserve it!

That said, I wish The Awl would stop with the nurturing.

Posted on August 21, 2014 at 4:08 pm 0

On An Interview with Black Metal's Green Prophet (of Doom)

My hope is that, for the sake of all that is just, you'll also run an interview with Green Metal's Black Prophet.

Posted on July 29, 2014 at 3:02 pm 0

On To Karl Ove Knausgård, Re: Your Tortured Feelings for the Gays

@KarenUhOh Ibsen was a riot. And, after a few drinks, Liv Ullmann?

Posted on July 12, 2014 at 11:42 pm 0

On The Uniform Outfit

I'd say dude needs to Shirterate...

Posted on July 12, 2014 at 11:22 pm 0

On The Inflatable Thought Leader

I did some quasi-academic ghosting before "content" was a thing. It was humiliating in all the ways Ms. Westervelt describes. It's just some kind of fucked-up ironic that HuffPo will let you write for free under your own name all day long but if you wanna get paid "real" money you need to clandestinely animate some douche who's already pulling down millions for being a douche.

Posted on July 10, 2014 at 6:15 pm 0

On New York Times Executive Editors Ranked, After Much Deliberation

@Elon Green@twitter And so, after much deliberation, he's better than Abe Rosenthal?

Posted on July 7, 2014 at 7:32 pm 0

On New York Times Executive Editors Ranked, After Much Deliberation

Given the magnitude of the Judy Miller and Jayson Blair shitshows, how is it that Howell Raines appears *anywhere* on this list?

Posted on July 7, 2014 at 3:50 pm 0

On Ask Polly: I Have Absolutely No Idea What I Need to Be Happy

My God, Polly...you are the best.

Posted on June 4, 2014 at 3:34 pm 2

On Bear Saved

Balk has ceded the bear beat? It is officially The End Times.

Posted on June 2, 2014 at 3:32 pm 0