Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Here's One Sentence That Made Me Really Sad About the Internet Today

Posted By on Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 11:00 AM

I recognize the general hypocrisy of a guy who spends his day trying to build web traffic complaining about someone else's formula (and it is a formula) to do so, but if Neetzan Zimmerman, of The Daily What and Gawker said this to a New York Times reporter with a straight face, I really have to re-evaluate my perspective on humanity in general:


“It really comes from a place of knowing what historically has done well,” he said, “and what generally tends to stir conversation.” Cats, Mr. Zimmerman said, are a surefire bet, as are stories about zombies and videos of flash mobs or public marriage proposals.

Tags: , , , ,

Comments

Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

 
Subscribe to this thread:
Showing 1-1 of 1

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

More by Dan Gibson

Today | Thu | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue
Butterfly Magic

Butterfly Magic @ Tucson Botanical Gardens

Through May 31, 9:30 a.m.-3 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

See How They Run by Phillip King

See How They Run is an uproarious comedy set in the idyllic village of Merton-cum-Middlewick, England during… More

@ CPAC Community Performance & Art Center Fri., March 31, 7-9 p.m., Sat., April 1, 7-9 p.m., Sun., April 2, 3-5 p.m., Fri., April 7, 7-9 p.m., Sat., April 8, 7-9 p.m. and Sun., April 9, 3-5 p.m. 1250 W Continental Rd

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Latin Comedy Jam Returns to Tucson (A Ticket Give Away) (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. Two New(ish) Businesses to Visit During the Street Fair (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Streets of This Town: Late Night Hunger. (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Okra Needs a Home (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Casa Video Top 10 (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2017 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation