Comments Won't Look The Same On Monday, But You'll Manage Just Fine

We're flipping over to our new commenting/discussion regime on Monday. It's called Kinja, and having dicked around with it a little, I can report that it is not at all like playing underwater blindfold three-dimensional chess. On an architectural level, it's just the current Deadspin system, only now lying beckoningly… » 6/22/12 6:52pm 6/22/12 6:52pm

Gawker's New Commenting System Is Up And Running

It's called Powwow, and it's coming to Deadspin soon. Go ahead and take 'er for a spin. If you want to know why we're doing this, you should read the Nieman Journalism Lab's interview with Nick Denton and A.J. Daulerio. (You cats 'n' kittens get a shout-out, by the way.) If you have any questions or complaints, put… » 4/26/12 10:47am 4/26/12 10:47am

Commenting Changes Are Coming Soon; Don't Be As Petulant As These…

If you want to read the basic outline of the changes—coming to Deadspin in a matter of weeks—float on over to Gawker. The new commenting regime won't be nearly as scary and complicated as it sounds. The basic conceit remains: Smart and insightful are given primacy over dumb and boorish. Actual discussion will matter… » 4/17/12 3:45pm 4/17/12 3:45pm

Presenting The Best Deadspin Comments And Commenters Of 2011

Welcome to the New Year, assorted e-ne'er-do-wells. By now you've likely recovered from the family-filled, merriment-choked, productivity-free nightmare of December and are ready to return to the cozy, productivity-free familiarity of misery and isolation. Good for you. To kick off 2012 properly, your Comment Ninja… » 1/02/12 12:15pm 1/02/12 12:15pm