Tag: atlantic

Ocean About To Run Out Of Bluefin Tuna, Life Not Worth Living Any More

So yeah. That's a thing now. BRB, weeping profusely and lamenting the downfall of everything worthwhile in the universe. The AP got their hands on a draft summary of a report from International Scientific Committee for Tuna and Tuna-like Species...

Rand Paul’s Social Media Dude, The ‘Southern Avenger,’ Surely Only Southern-Avenging Non-Racist Things

After years of lurking in the shadows of his father's success, Rand Paul has hired a racist, possibly anti-Semitic staffer to wrangle future Rand-tards using the power of the interwebs and help him assemble his own cadre of misguided...

White People Dying Out, Will Still Own Everything

Mark this day down as a day that will live forever in infamy: the day we started running out of white people. Via the Atlantic: According to a new Census Bureau report, 12,000 more white Americans died than were born between July 1,...

Atlantic Guy Continues To Mansplain Why It’s OK To Work For Free

Well, well, well. First, let us all take a step back and appreciate exactly where we are right now: we are in a place wherein paying people for their work has become a topic worthy of debate and discussion. Let's...

Here, Let the Atlantic Explain At You About Why They Do Not Pay People For Their Work

Ha! Ha! Ha! Here, let us enjoy this fun exchange between a freelance journalist and a representative of the Atlantic, wherein Global Editor Olga Khazan asks a freelance journalist if he would mind, you know, giving her a thousand...

Communists At The Atlantic Blame America First

One of us! One of us! We never thought we'd see the day, but the Atlantic, fresh off a story kind of blaming workers for killing a company already in bankruptcy, has published a piece decrying the unfair distribution of...

‘The Atlantic’ Finds Hostess’s Real Victims: Private Equity Guys Who Will Probably Lose Their Investment

Now that the Hostess closure has begun to affect all of us, Jordan Weissman of The Atlantic will discuss what's really important here, namely: whose fault it is. And duh, of course it was not the Bain-style "private equity"...

The Atlantic Hiring 29 Journalists and an Idiot

The media industry has fully recovered, as evidenced by this job listing seeking thirty (30!) journalists at the Atlantic Media Group. But Atlantic Media Group's National Journal just got rid of thirty (30!) journalists through buyouts, so the net...

A Children’s Treasury Of Stupid BlackBerry & Polaroid Photos From Correspondents’ Dinner-Related Parties

There was no news this weekend. The only thing that happened was that a local trade association held its annual banquet, which, for some reason (shameless prostitution) the entire American media establishment had to attend. Jay Leno, also. And...

Some Strange Website Is Yelling Mean Things About Your Editor

We have been drawn, via our referrals, to some new thing called the Atlantic Wire, which tells you what every pundit and blogger is writing about at all times! It is the anti-porn. But "incoherence" is our goal here,...

EVERYONE CHUG THIS CUP OF SADNESS: Here's a great and brilliant article from the new Atlantic about how the United States is a banana republic after years of terrible policies and stuff. It is probably too long for "blog...

Palin’s Doodle Sheet Intended To Be Campaign Poster, HEGHH?

TNR's Noam Scheiber has more on that clutch Sarah Palin doodle sheet he found in Wasilla, the one with all the pretty scribble-scrabble -- you know, the type of thing parents tell their autistic children to make so that...

Scary McCain Photos Will Scare You

Jill Greenberg is that photographer who takes pictures of monkeys and crying babies all the time, which was why she seemed like a natural fit for John McCain's Atlantic cover. But it turns out she is a big fat...

Mark Penn Column: Satan Is A Cool Guy, Once You Get To Know Him

A day after the Atlantic released tons of confidential memos and e-mails that, yet again, proved Hillary Clinton's former chief strategist Mark "Bowser" Penn kills puppies for bloodsport, the Politico has comically published an op-ed from this very same...

Sam Donaldson Is Hilarious