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  media circus

Hey Everybody Let’s Get Mad About The New Hires At 538 And Vox Maybe!

We hope the hiring sprees over at FiveThirtyEight and Vox are winding down, because it’s exhausting to keep up with what we are mad about. Vox is leading the sweepstakes by hiring the anti-gay gay guy that Ezra Klein admitted he didn’t really “read,” but then both hot New Media properties hired new people we also have to discuss. Read more on Hey Everybody Let’s Get Mad About The New Hires At 538 And Vox Maybe!…
  our vanishing cretins

Nate Silver’s Magic Numbers Prove Rednecks Don’t Exist

Statistics freak Nate Silver was supposed to go away after the election, which he rigged with algebra or something in order to create the first black president, which is the ultimate political statistic, for masturbating. Now the fivethirtyeight.com sensation has a column in the gay fashion glossy, Esquire. It’s kind of interesting! Basically, Nate has figured out — using his patented number voodoo — that the worst people in America are literally disappearing, leaving a nation of sexy multi-racial city slickers who drive hybrids and do anal on first dates. Read more on Nate Silver’s Magic Numbers Prove Rednecks Don’t Exist…
  numbers and statistics

That FiveThirtyEight Guy On ‘The Colbert Report’

Hey look who was on The Colbert Report last night — everybody’s new secret boyfriend, the esteemed baseball stats dork Nate Silver! He calls John McCain the Seattle Pilots, which is apparently funny? The point is, if this guy does not have a book deal and a standing job offer from Barack Obama by November 5, we will eat our hats. [Colbertnation] Read more on That FiveThirtyEight Guy On ‘The Colbert Report’…