One step closer to me not being part of this car community any more. I know I am not alone here, but Gizmodo has ruined this site. Jalopnik used to be a bright spot during my day, but it seems like Jim Spanfeller is hellbent on ruining everything great that went on within the Gizmodo Group. Read more
I’m going to miss you, Mike.
Well fuck me running backwards, I’ll go curl in a ball and cry to myself “everything will be all right”. Who am I kidding, riots will happen when Ballaban is gone.
I’d love to write something profound, but honestly, I’m kind of running out of feels at this point. This tree house is getting too fucking small and I don’t like it. I don’t like it at all.
Like those before you.
To date Michael Ballaban is the only Jalopnik staffer I’ve met, at least that I’m aware of. I will miss his gumption.
I image your first point is the biggest thing. I mean, an entire sister site about politics got removed right before an election year and another sister site had literally every writer quit very publicly and then sat there unchanged for months after management deleted a bunch of posts. I’m honestly a little surprised… Read more
Thank you, ‘feller. I had to span the internet to jimmy up what you were talking about. It’s the sad state of mixing herbs with Corona I guess.
Me, after reading these news...
Ah man, this sucks. I missed your writing as you took on more editing duties, but was glad your hand was still in things.
Later skater, don’t let the door hit ya where the good lord split ya