My Year Ripping Off the Web With the Daily Mail Online

On July 11 of last year, I arrived to work at the MailOnline newsroom in New York City and saw Keith Poole, our managing editor, standing outside smoking a cigarette. Even from a hundred yards away, it was clear that Poole—a generally pleasant Englishman who was the managing editor of the Daily Mail at the time—was… »3/04/15 5:40pm3/04/15 5:40pm

Terrible NTSB Intern Blamed for KTVU's “Ho Lee Fuk” Blunder

The National Transportation Safety Board issued a press release this evening acknowledging that a summer intern had erroneously confirmed four fake Asiana pilot names to Bay Area TV station KTVU. The release corroborates KTVU's claim that an NTSB official had confirmed that "Ho Lee Fuk" and "Sum Ting Wong," among… »7/13/13 10:16am7/13/13 10:16am

Don't You Want To Know What This Nerdy Relationship Blogger Thinks About The Dodge Dart?

"It is eating me alive. Literally. It is killing me. Literally." I hope those are the first words of nerd/sex/techblogger Jen Friel's write up of the Dodge Dart, which she's currently in Austin reviewing on an all-expense paid trip from Chrysler, and not just the painfully hyperbolic moaning of an oversharing blogger. »5/02/12 4:45pm5/02/12 4:45pm

'I Locked My Keys In My Car' And Other Reasons Roger Ailes Calls the Cops

Jowly asshole Roger Ailes, the chairman of Fox News, is a security-obsessed paranoiac who spies on his employees, installed blast-resistant plexiglass in his office windows, carries a concealed weapon, and travels with a full-time retinue of bodyguards. All of which may help explain why the cops were called to his New… »6/02/11 3:10pm6/02/11 3:10pm