Peter Kafka

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QOTD: Nick Denton Gives Himself a Hand

And that’s why news sites have front pages.

A twofer from Gawker owner Nick Denton: A Tweet simultaneously bragging about his site’s story on Chris Lee’s Craigslist escapades, which led to the New York Republican Congressman’s resignation yesterday, and defending Gawker’s much-criticized redesign, which lets Denton prominently feature that kind of story.


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Nobody was excited about paying top dollar for a movie about WikiLeaks. A film about the origins of Pets.com would have done better.

— Gitesh Pandya of BoxOfficeGuru.com comments on the dreadful opening weekend box office numbers for “The Fifth Estate.”