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Posts Tagged: Katie Roiphe

On Gawker’s Nastiness

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“What the Gawker ethos (i.e., the sneer) comes down to is this: Everyone is a phony, except presumably those writers at Gawker who labor tirelessly to point out this phoniness (think Holden Caulfield gone a little sour, and getting a little old).”

At Slate, Katie Roiphe critiques Gawker, providing an analysis of their mode of operations.

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The Rumpus Books Sunday Supplement

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supplement2To bring in the New Year, we had one helluva week at Rumpus Books. Steve Almond confronted “Katie Roiphe’s Big Cock Block,” Joshua Mohr asked why we write reviews in the first place, and Dubravka Ugresic talked about myths and the former Yugoslavia.

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