KMOV.com Posts Dumb Comments About the Price of Gas

KMOV is really just finding out about this whole internet thing and as such, are now taking posts to paste in comments from the site. You know how you’re always saying “I wonder what the random, nothing to do, loser who just spouts the same colloquialisms about every perceived obstacle in their life thinks about this news item”? You’re prayers have been answered! Gas hit $4 a gallon in the area recently, here’s the user content KMOV wanted to highlight (with our responses/translations): [Read More]
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Dear Punching Kitty: More on the Strippermobile

We get a lot of comments, twitter replies, emails and notes stuck to our door with large knives so we thought it was time to answer some of those. Our first foray into answering to the whims of our adoring public starts from a comment left on a recent post about the Riverfront Time’s photos of the now infamous “Strippermobile”: _RFT Gets Photos of Stripper Mobile_ Replying to our remark: [Read More]

Greenbaum to Giving Tips About How to Handle New Media?!

You really can’t make this stuff up. I tried to make up something as crazy as this once but it ended up no one thought it was all that funny, we had to land the plane in Colorado, and I’m pretty sure I’m on the no-fly list now. If there ever were doubts about whether the public has opinions about the news, the arrival of online reader comments has dispelled them. [Read More]

The Internet Hate Machine Turns On Kurt Greenbaum

Maybe you saw our post yesterday about Kurt Greenbaum, the Post Dispatch’s Social Media Director and how he got a man fired because he posted a “vulgarity” on the comments of an STLToday article. If not, check it out, we go in to in detail there. In that post, I dropped this little pull quote, suitable for twittering and the like: …and then the internet skull-f*cked him. I was wrong. [Read More]

Commenter Paints a Sad Picture of Working at the Post Dispatch

In a recent post about the Post Dispatch and their financial troubles, I put a call out for anyone that works there to tell us what its like. That call was answered by a commenter and after reading it, I felt it needed the attention a full post brings. The question posed was “What’s the vibe like there?” The vibe is not knowing…a numbness that has you just fulfill your duties and go home. [Read More]