Phew. Just when you thought Roger Ailes was just a bloodless automaton who only cares about ratings and how expressive anchors can be when he mutes them on television, he opens up and shows his more sensual side.
“I hired Sarah Palin because she was hot and got ratings,” the Fox News president declared to the Associated Press recently. Okay, but which one of those features did you actually find sexually exciting, Mr. Ailes?
We’ll never know, as that is all he says on the subject. But don’t worry, TV’s most infamous exec is full of fun soundbites today!
White girl mob boss Kreayshawn is scheduled to “play some music” at the office of The Huffington Post/AOL today, according to a tipster.
AOL Music industry relations rep Adam Horne wrote in an email yesterday:
“Oakland-based, Odd Future-approved, Arby’s-hating rapper Kreayshawn will be coming by the office to play some music and visit the staff tomorrow at Read More
The Wee Hours
“No, Arianna can’t make it,” said the birthday boy. “But,” he continued, sipping his whiskey, “she sent me a birthday email today.” Arianna Huffington, it seems, doesn’t much make it out to Bed-Stuy on a Sunday night.
The birthday boy, a writer for the Huffington Post, had gathered his friends on the eve of Read More
Jump on in!
The Huffington Post today upped its already formidable stature in the celebrity-blog-platform bracket with the debut of January Jones. Whatever could Mad Men‘s Betty Draper be writing about? Shark fins!
You see, January Jones is a marine life activist. Or, rather, a shark activist. A sharktivist. A sharkattacktivist. A believer in the shark Read More
In a new venture from two different practitioners of nonprofit investigative journalism, the Center for Public Integrity will join forces with the Huffington Post Investigative Fund. Gawker had the story last night from a source, and it was confirmed by The New York Times a few hours later.
The merger, which will go Read More
Gawker Media overlord Nick Denton sent a memo to staff this morning announcing that the sites in his dominion drew in 9.1 million people this past week, putting it ahead of The Huffington Post. Here’s the memo in full, courtesy Romenesko.
From: Nick Denton
Subject: We overtook Huffpo (temporarily)
Date: Thursday, Read More
There’s another profile of Arianna Huffington out today, this one from Elizabeth Spiers in Forbes. We’re starting to notice a pattern in these profiles: the scene where Ms. Huffington introduces the reporter to some of her staff in The Huffington Post’s SoHo office. It’s normally also the part of the profile where the writer points Read More
Penny-pinching New Yorkers now have one less excuse for missing Jon Stewart’s upcoming Rally to Restore Sanity. Last night on The Daily Show, Arianna Huffington announced that she would be providing transportation to Washington, D.C. for the Oct. 30 event. “We have as many buses as people to fill them,” she said.
The Read More
(The following is the full text written by Beau Friedlander that was posted to the Huffington Post at 8:18 a.m. on August 30, 2010, and removed by the editors later that day. The page that previously hosted the article is now running the following: “Editor’s Note: This piece was published directly to the Read More
Huffington Post contributor Beau Friedlander published a post to that site this morning offering $100,000 to anyone who could produce a sex tape of Glenn Beck, but it didn’t stay online for long. A few hours after it went up the tags were changed from “Politics” to “Comedy,” and soon the entire article was gone. Read More