Today, on As the Comment Turns, Stephano came back from the grave to comment on Kinja!! Noo!!!
Seriously, folks, this stuff that's happening on the boards, I'm side-eyeing a lot of it with secondhand embarrassment. I feel like one of two things is happening.
1. This whole thing (not including that disgusting set of victim blaming rape posts) has been made up to create clickbait. It's like we're all part of a giant GM soap opera starring GM's main contributers/writers. Pretty soon, someone will mention that Hamilton Nolan has an evil twin, and Max Read has contracted (can you 'contract' this? oh fuck it) amnesia. Jessica Coen will start dating Sonny Corinthos.
2. People, including Mr. Denton, are acting oddly and in a very combative way with each other. Which is weird. I find myself thinking, "Adults? Where are the adults at this party?"
Either way, it's not good. If it's number one, wow, they view their readership with complete contempt. If it's the second, what in the hell is in the water in NY? Something bad.
The real issue in all of this is that the most coherent point, about how shitty the new comment situation will be with nukinja, is being quietly overlooked. That's going to be a problem. I guarantee it.
Okay, enough of this. What will happen next? Will Stephano impregnate Dodai? Will Hamilton find out his evil twin is hiding on Kotaku? Will Rebecca Rose continue to write some reasonably good articles? What will happen on the next GAWKER DAYS OF OUR LIVES?!?