Posts Tagged: Nicole Cliffe
Digital media companies are suddenly worried about declining ad revenue, and the venture capitalists funding these companies have also turned off the faucet of cash as they realize that success stories like BuzzFeed and Mashable are not the unicorns everyone thought they were....more
Some commentators claimed the site should have been shuttered sooner when Bill Simmons, the “voice” of Grantland, parted ways with ESPN....more
Here’s a new website you’ll definitely want to add to your favorite Google Reader substitute.
The Toast, started by Hairpin alums Nicole Cliffe and Mallory Ortberg, is “a daily blog that publishes features on everything from literary characters that never were to female pickpockets of Gold Rush-era San Francisco,” with an emphasis on “women and women-adjacent issues.” (Their about page also claims the site “is not haunted,” but then why does its name rhyme with “ghost,” hmm?)
Cliffe and Ortberg are both brainy, hilarious writers, and we’re sure the things they publish will be just as delightful as their own work....more