Tag: announcements

Famous Wonkette Editor Alex Pareene Dumping Gawker For Salon

Alex Pareene, former editor of this site and current political writer for Gawker and the guy who kindly brought your current editor (that's me fukkas) aboard the USS Wonkette back in the summer of 2006, is leaving the Gawker...

WONKETTE PAULTARD PAL GARRETT QUINN GETS BOSTON GLOBE GIG: What happens when people write for your Wonkette? They get hired to write for other things! Joining recent "used to write for Wonkette but just got better gigs" people Juli...

Sara K. Smith: 2008-2010

Today we are saying Good-Bye Forever to our longtime Morning Editor, Sara K. Smith. She is leaving your Wonkette to "make more money writing dildo manuals" or whatever people do for Money these days. We will miss her, the...

CHOIRE SICHA & JULI WEINER HAVE PROBLEMS! Oh jesus christ, now your editor is doing a "write in with your questions & problems" column, sorry. Today's important questions come from Juli Weiner and Choire Sicha! Your question could be...

HISTORY OF THE DAY: Did you love those nerdy "On This Day" newspaper wire features full of Strange & Unusual facts (or actually just well-known major events) that happened on this particular day? WELL THEN YOU ARE SURE TO...

HEY, CINDY McCAIN, LET'S MEET ON THE BEACH & TAKE PILLS TOGETHER: Your editor will soon kiss the Mexican Border for good luck (and magic Swine Flu immunity) and begin walking 1,200 miles up the coast of California, for...

MEET BABY K. SMITH: Wonkette Editor Sara K. Smith has officially spawned. Secret husband "Dan" writes: "little Charlie was born healthy at 8 lbs 2 oz. Sara is healthy and delivered in 3 or 4 hours without any drugs."...

SAY GOOD-BYE TO JULI & HELLO TO RILEY: Our beloved intern Juli Weiner has left us for new assignments, at both the New Yorker and N+1. Really. We hope to see her back again in Wonkette-land, eventually. But...

It’s Our Birthday! Wonkette Turns One Again

Guess what happened on April 14 of years past? Well, on April 14 of 1912, the Titanic struck an iceberg, hooray! And on April 14 of 1846, the Donner Party began their journey to California, hip hip hooray! And...

ANNOUNCEMENT OF INTENT TO LIVEBLOG: Join us at 8:30 p.m. Eastern Time as we begin a long evening of liveblogging Barack Obama's special money speech to Congress, and Little Bobby Jindal's special response (Jindal is a minority, too!), and...

Introducing Wonkabout, the D.C. Guide

Here's something you don't see too often, these days, during the Great Big Depression: the launch of a new publication! It's called Wonkabout, and it's your guide to all that is fun and interesting and weird and tasty and...

OH NOES, LAST DAY TO VOTE FOR THE BLOGGIES! And awards season will finally end, forever, as long as you've kindly voted for Wonkette, in all three (3) categories, at this 2009 Bloggies site and received your Confirmation Email,...

Whoa, Wonkette Nominated For THREE 2009 ‘Weblog Awards’ Bloggies

Let's see, Oscar nominations, who cares ... oh look, nominations for the 2009 Bloggies are out, and whoa, jesus christ, your Wonkette is nominated for Best Weblog About Politics, Most Humorous Weblog and Best Group Weblog. Yikes! Thank you,...

OKAY NOW IT IS TIME FOR THE REAL BLOGGIES: We don't even know what that other Weblog Awards thing is about, other than you should keep voting for us, because why not? But the real true authentic Weblog Awards...

Vote For Hope/Change, Vote For Wonkette

Oh look, now you can click this computer graphic of a computer, and then, magically, you can vote for your Wonkette, so we can post a different computer graphic of a computer, but this time designating your Wonkette as...

TWO YEARS OF TORTURE: Here is your editor's election-apocalypse cover story in your new LA CityBeat. Pick it up from a street rack or bookstore, if you can, because it's TOO LONG for web-readin', you betcha. Yes, it's the...