Our union drive has expressed at every stage of the process that one of our core goals is to protect the editorial independence of Gawker Media sites from the influence of business-side concerns. Today’s unprecedented breach of the firewall, in which business executives deleted an editorial post over the objections of…
Sense8, the mysterious new show from the Wachowskis and J. Michael Straczynski, goes up tomorrow on Netflix. We’ve seen the first three episodes... and we’re still not sure what the show is about. No real spoilers here, because we would have to understand what’s going on to spoil anything.
This goes out to Executive Managing Editor of Gawker Media and my friend, Lacey Donohue. Happy St. Patrick's Day, pal o'my heart.
I guess I had always assumed Angelo Badalamenti was some awfully hip, overeducated Italian in an expensive turtleneck, some godson of Antonioni, who applied a sort of smug, cynical viewing of American soap operas when composing the theme music for "Twin Peaks." But nah! He's a cool old dude from Brooklyn.