DarthPumpkin
darthpumpkin
11/1/19
4:13 PM
8

Oh, my guess is the next bylines that appear on Deadspin dot com are going to be those of writers who aren’t going to care too much about being scabs. (Either that or they’re just going to be listed as “Deadspin Staff.”)

11/1/19
3:33 PM
18

Yeah, we need to remember that not everyone is following this whole thing as closely as we are. Also - I’m gonna keep saying this over and over - the journalism business is tough and paychecks are hard to come by. He could very easily have just said “sorry guys, I need the cash” but he decided to step away, and good Read more

11/1/19
3:12 PM
2

Wow. Not expected. Good on him for backing out, but my man...you work in media. How did you not realize this was coming?

11/1/19
3:10 PM
3

The cynic in me says that he’s an opportunist who bailed after being made Twitter’s worst person of the hour, but it’s also possible that he really is just a desperate mook.

11/1/19
2:51 PM
5

+/- 3 pounds? Or +/- 1.5? Without going over?

278. 

10/31/19
2:39 PM
2

I don’t know about other options, but I set up deadsplinter.com as a fallback. It’s pretty rough, but it’s something.

10/31/19
2:04 PM
1

No brainstorming that i know of. That is part of why i made the post and would love to seem simiarl posts distributed to all the sites, the more eyes the better. Read more

10/31/19
2:00 PM
1

I have been thinking that The Drive might be interested in a sports vertical. They seem have supported Tyler with everything he wanted to do since leaving Foxtrot Alpha. 

10/31/19
1:10 PM
15

Short of doing a full 180 and going full Antifa, not a damn thing. Tribalism and Identity Politics are part of the DNA now. Read more

10/31/19
11:39 AM
15

“the Forbes guy” was not “hired”. He is a freelancer, he submitted an article, the Deadspin staff edited his article, and the Deadspin staff allowed the article to publish so that the freelancer can get paid for the work he did.