On Smarm

Last month, Isaac Fitzgerald, the newly hired editor of BuzzFeed's newly created books section, made a remarkable but not entirely surprising announcement: He was not interested in publishing negative book reviews. In place of "the scathing takedown rip," Fitzgerald said, he desired to promote a positive community… » 12/05/13 9:33am 12/05/13 9:33am

The Best Of Grantland, Now Available In $20 Leather-Bound Edition

If you've been thinking, "Grantland is cool and all, but it would be so much more enjoyable in a $20 leather-bound quarterly published by McSweeney's," then holy shit, you should go work in publishing immediately. Comes complete with a running diary of Hoosiers from you-know-who. [McSweeney's, via Observer] » 10/04/11 10:33am 10/04/11 10:33am