Influential blogger Glenn Reynolds, of Instapundit fame, has just joined start-up Pajamas Media, a network of 70 blogs. The name was chosen because:This is my favorite question though:
A. -Black Socks and Stained Boxer Shorts Media was too unwieldy.
B. -I’m Now Too Fat to Fit Into My One Suit Media was too depressing.
C. -I’ve Got BBQ Sauce and Guacamole on My Tie Media was too gross.
D. -Glenn Reynolds Sleeps Naked Media was too disturbing.
Now that The New York Times has turned on one of its own—Judith “WMD” Miller—who’s next?
A. -Will Shortz, longtime puzzle editor, for his failure to anticipate the rising sudoku insurgency.Hey, Chris Ware really is such a sad sack and total downer, isn't he?! Why do I find the idea of turning on him of all people so hilarious? It would just be so inappropriate. But leave Will Shortz alone! I love Will Shortz. And you know I hate shorts.
B. -Times Magazine “Funny Pages” comic artist Chris Ware, for being such a sad sack and total downer, man.
C. -The entire “Styles” staff, for clashing with Maureen Dowd’s pumps.
D. -Howell Raines, who, it turns out, still works at the Times—but now in the mailroom (it’s just way too hard to fire people, what with all the union rules and stuff) and always hangs on to Arthur Sulzberger Jr.’s L.L. Bean catalog for like a week before delivering it, which is so totally annoying.