Matt Novak
mattnovak
Matt Novak is the editor of Gizmodo's Paleofuture blog
1/22/20
7:45 AM
14

I am fairly certain Scott Morrison will deny climate change until the day he dies, and they bury him with a lump of coal in each hand.

1/21/20
1:55 PM
13

Endurance may not be a great name if the rover either doesn’t land in one piece or breaks down after 12 hours

1/21/20
1:47 PM
30

NewYorker-esque cartoon: [two tentacled aliens regarding Rover McRoverface] “We’re safe. It’s only seeking signs of ‘past microbial life’”

1/21/20
9:52 AM
8

Glad they’re admitting human transmission. When I first read up on it they were trying to deny it was the case but the models of the infected made little sense for solely other transmission. I know not wanting to incite a panic but you can’t start fighting something if the facts are obscured. 

1/21/20
8:10 AM
9

There’s little more you can ask from a distraction than having President Pee-Pants ranting about an outbreak from China.

1/21/20
8:06 AM
50

Fox is too busy prepping their propaganda for the Senate impeachment hearings go care about informing the public on health issues.

1/21/20
8:00 AM
37

I can tell by the current lack of a ban on all travel from Asia that FOX and Friends has not yet picked this story up. Soon, though.

1/14/20
10:01 AM
2

Speaking of people that can walk into traffic, here is our Premier, long standing member of the media and a rich propagandist with close ties to the first two.  

1/14/20
9:54 AM
1

Seems silly that the AO crossed my mind during these tragic fires, given that there’s so much more important stuff to worry about. Has a major tennis tournament ever been cancelled?? First time for everything.

1/14/20
7:12 AM
6

Oh the humanity, think of the sponsors who will miss out on their prime advertising spots if matches get cancelled!!!!

1/14/20
6:22 AM
1

It’s a pretty terrible excuse for the aussie gov’t to claim bushfires would make telephone exchanges go down; these things have battery backups that let them continue to operate for many hours; big exchanges have their own gen-sets. Certainly this would afford authorities enough time to get warnings out to people even Read more

1/10/20
9:29 AM
42

This is common in all industries, and until high level executives get put in prison it will continue to happen.  No one will go to prison for this.

1/10/20
9:05 AM
69

Ah, yes. The American way. “We are very sorry these messages have gotten out. The people who have pointed out issues that killed hundreds of people will be punished severely for leaving a paper trail showing we killed hundreds of people.”