off the record
The ongoing rivalry between ESPN’s Grantland blog, founded by Page 2 star Bill Simmons, and Gawker Media’s Deadspin is shaping up to be more entertaining than anything either blog covers on the field.
For a second, it seemed Deadspin was losing yardage to Grantland, which had seen its buzz steadily increase since ESPN announced a Read More
ESPN’s star columnist Bill Simmons is launching his own site, reports AllThingsD. The as of yet unnamed blog will be owned by ESPN, but not ESPN branded. The coverage will be 70% sports and 30% pop culture, or, as his site designer described it, “sports/literary.” And he’s staffing it accordingly.
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Leon Neyfakh cannot get enough of the Internet!
He will be hosting a second “Refresh Refresh Refresh” reading tonight at Happy Ending. Katie Baker, Sasha Frere Jones, Akiva Gottlieb, Nick Sylvester and Mike Taylor will all share stories of life both on and offline.
Happy Ending is Read More