Gawker is Dead! Long Live Ramparts! Pando goes to Warren Hinckle's wake

Gawker is Dead! Long Live Ramparts! Pando goes to Warren Hinckle's wake

Warren Hickle III. Writer, editor, reckless empresario. Rascal, scoundrel, drunk. Perverse force of unrestrained journalism.
Sep 2 · 7 minutes
Latest (Not)NSFWLIVE episode: Mark Ames on the "Russian" DNC hacks, the death of Gawker and more

Latest (Not)NSFWLIVE episode: Mark Ames on the "Russian" DNC hacks, the death of Gawker and more

I've been remiss in failing to upload the latest episode of The Podcast Formerly Known As NSFWLIVE. Which is a shame because this is one of my favourites to date.
Sep 1 · 0 minutes
Ideas for other people: The Kill Fee

Ideas for other people: The Kill Fee

A possibly good idea I don't have time to execute.
Jun 21 · 3 minutes
This week on the formerly known as NSFWCORP podcast: Mark Ames on Sanders, Trump and more

This week on the formerly known as NSFWCORP podcast: Mark Ames on Sanders, Trump and more

In this week's show, Mark Ames joins me from New York to talk about TOR's latest drama, Gawker's woes and, eventually, the election.
Jun 6 · 0 minutes
Peter Thiel's secret attack on Gawker is even worse than his support for Donald Trump

Peter Thiel's secret attack on Gawker is even worse than his support for Donald Trump

Gawker may be vile, but that's all the more reason its critics shouldn't hide behind proxies.
May 25 · 5 minutes
NSFWLIVE: Bernie, Donald and real Easter eggs

NSFWLIVE: Bernie, Donald and real Easter eggs

As Bernie sweeps three states and Trump continues to find new moral lows, We're joined from London by James Aylett to discuss proper Easter eggs and the end of the world.
Mar 28 · 0 minutes
What stories did you cover during March 2016, Granddaddy?

What stories did you cover during March 2016, Granddaddy?

Granddaddy, You were a journalist in March 2016, right? Why yes honey, I was.
Mar 14 · 1 minute
The week of the GIF: A reflection of America’s culture and tech soul in a unending three second loop

The week of the GIF: A reflection of America’s culture and tech soul in a unending three second loop

Of course the GIF is America’s contribution to the mobile messaging world.
Feb 18 · 5 minutes
Drive for Uber or Lyft? Get a 100% free Pando membership right now

Drive for Uber or Lyft? Get a 100% free Pando membership right now

Uber and Lyft are cutting payments to drivers, so we're making it free for those drivers to read our coverage of the companies (and everything else.)
Thanks to you, NSFWCORP is coming back (briefly!) to cover the end of the world

Thanks to you, NSFWCORP is coming back (briefly!) to cover the end of the world

Patreon campaign sails past its launch target. Episode one of NSFWLIVE tapes tonight, in time for Iowa.
Feb 1 · 2 minutes
A golden age of funding for media companies? Not quite

A golden age of funding for media companies? Not quite

Don't be fooled by a few big headlines, the money going to content is still chump change compared to the broader landscape.
Oct 2 · 6 minutes
50 Shades of Grey: The Wall Between Church and State Is Crumbling, but Does It Matter?

50 Shades of Grey: The Wall Between Church and State Is Crumbling, but Does It Matter?

Financial hardships have weakened publications that traditionally upheld editorial independence as a core value.
Sep 17 · 10 minutes
Gawker files anti-SLAPP motion against Chuck Johnson

Gawker files anti-SLAPP motion against Chuck Johnson

Imagine two of the meanest, dumbest, most disgusting people on earth were taking part in a bare-knuckle boxing match.
Aug 28 · 2 minutes
Tim Cook is a smart CEO, so why would he do something this stupid?

Tim Cook is a smart CEO, so why would he do something this stupid?

Seriously, what was the CEO of Apple thinking?
Aug 25 · 9 minutes
Not looking good. Former Gawker interns file lackluster response to the company's latest legal motion

Not looking good. Former Gawker interns file lackluster response to the company's latest legal motion

There's no doubt Gawker is a shitty company -- but absent some big new reveal from the plaintiffs it's hard to see how they win a meaningful settlement in this thing.
Aug 25 · 1 minute
Pando goes to, and is escorted out of, Y Combinator demo day

Pando goes to, and is escorted out of, Y Combinator demo day

It's Crunch time for another batch of hopeful Tech startups!
Aug 19 · 7 minutes
Pierre Omidyar's news site silent on spying scandal involving his partners at AT&T

Pierre Omidyar's news site silent on spying scandal involving his partners at AT&T

Even by Omidyar’s conflicted standards, the silence over AT&T and FAIRVIEW is deafening.
Aug 18 · 3 minutes
I had my chance to usher alt-weeklies into the digital age. And I blew it.

I had my chance to usher alt-weeklies into the digital age. And I blew it.

The former editor in chief of the New York Press looks back at the media landscape a decade ago.
Aug 10 · 14 minutes
What Pierre did next

What Pierre did next

After helping the State Department fund revolution in Ukraine, Omidyar is reportedly ready to invest in Gawker.
Jul 31 · 10 minutes
Gawker, Intercepted

Gawker, Intercepted

Of course Gawker and First Look Media want to merge, and of course no one wants to talk about it.
Jul 28 · 5 minutes
Periscope founder: “Portrait is the future"

Periscope founder: “Portrait is the future"

...and other philosophical insights from the bleeding edge of news and streaming video.
Jul 28 · 5 minutes