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That Time Our $101,315 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk Got Stolen

In the darkness of this global pandemic, there are precious few rays of light and hope. But there will always be the illumination of truth. Sweet and just truth, which will spring from our hearts and banish the shadow of lies and deceit. Truth is brought forth into the world today in the form of […]

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The Rest Is Up To You

I started my career at a big daily newspaper. I learned to be a journalist in the trenches with people who were thoroughly steeped in the community they covered. The idea was that you weren’t just some detached observer chronicling things from afar. You were a part of that community, just as affected as any […]

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Autoweek To Be ‘Operated’ By Hearst, Ends Print Magazine

Autoweek has been a voice in car culture and motorsports with a print edition that’s been around, in one form or another, since 1958. But on Monday, its owner, Detroit-based Crain Communications, said it had struck a multi-year agreement with Hearst Magazines to operate Autoweek as a “digital and experiential brand.”…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Autoweek To Be ‘Operated’ By Hearst, Ends Print Magazine

Autoweek has been a voice in car culture and motorsports with a print edition that’s been around, in one form or another, since 1958. But on Monday, its owner, Detroit-based Crain Communications, said it had struck a multi-year agreement with Hearst Magazines to operate Autoweek as a “digital and experiential brand.”…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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This Is How Things Work Now At G/O Media

When Jim Spanfeller and a private equity firm called Great Hill Partners took over G/O Media—formerly Gizmodo Media Group—in April, their stated goal was to make the company profitable. It was a welcome refrain for employees all too aware of how the company had languished under Univision’s doomed ownership. But as…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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This Is How Things Work Now At G/O Media

When Jim Spanfeller and a private equity firm called Great Hill Partners took over G/O Media—formerly Gizmodo Media Group—in April, their stated goal was to make the company profitable. It was a welcome refrain for employees all too aware of how the company had languished under Univision’s doomed ownership. But as…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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This Is How Things Work Now At G/O Media

When Jim Spanfeller and a private equity firm called Great Hill Partners took over G/O Media—formerly Gizmodo Media Group—in April, their stated goal was to make the company profitable. It was a welcome refrain for employees all too aware of how the company had languished under Univision’s doomed ownership. But as…Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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Enough with the ‘Actually, Electric Cars Pollute More’ Bullshit Already

I know, I know, dunking on the Wall Street Journal editorial board is a bit like smacking your four-year-old nephew’s would-be jumper out of the air before it even leaves his hands. But in an Op-Ed last week it peddled the tired and disingenuous notion that electric cars, by the very virtue of their production,…Read […]

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Stop Enabling Barstool’s Shit

Barstool Sports, a site for boys who wanna grow up to be Donald Trump Jr., is getting shit on this week. This is a justified shitting-on, because comedian Miel Bredouw called out the site for using a video that she made without giving her credit—in fact, we found they sometimes upload pilfered content via a […]

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2018’s Selectively Capitalized Daily Mail Headlines, From A to Z

As far as I’m concerned, one of the last remaining reliable sources of joy on this planet is The Daily Mail’s continued practice of selective capitalization in its headlines. You’ll be reading and all of a sudden, the Mail is shrieking “PENIS” in your eyes, as if your eyes wouldn’t have been drawn to the […]

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