More stars. MORE STARS!
Couldn’t have said it any better.
Exactly this. Commenting to bump.
I guess I don’t get how you can play the “we’re doing real journalism” card when the NY Times busted the story wide-open with 5 sources in what, a few weeks since the Weinstein stuff broke? And you’ve supposedly had it for years?
People have the right to tell their own stories when they are ready to tell them. Reporting those stories without their permission, reporting them as rumors or “open secrets” is unfair to the victims and can even undermine their story when/if they’re ready to tell it. It may actually cause harm to the victims. Why…
Here’s the simple fact: The Washington Post did journalism the right way, and Jezebel did not.
“The success of the TV show has actually killed the books, right?”
Yes. Full stop.
These are great points. Outside input is so incredibly helpful.
I’ve seen the same sort of paralysis with dissertation writers. The enormity of the project can really just stop you in your tracks. That’s why we encourage our dissertation writers to form writing groups where you work with peers to have accountability and have people to bounce ideas off of. Sometimes you need that…
That said, I am a shitty friend. Just not GRRM’s.
Spagnuolo later apologized if anyone was offended but his personal animosity toward fat people was because his father had spent years of his life fighting the morbidly obese.
But clearly her intent is a super duper sarcastic toned OK... see how meaning doesn’t translate well via text? It’d be like if someone called you a bitch but meant it as a term of affection.
What did they arrest him for? Walking while clown?
Here was a particularly phony and dishonest line of argument, which went basically unchallenged by The Ringer’s reporter (emphasis mine):
Someone: “But think of The Game!”