Lloyd Grove: Reduced to Gawking

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Lloyd Grove Photo: Patrick McMullan

A brief conversation between recently deposed Daily News gossip columnist Lloyd Grove and New York Magazine:

You mentioned some mysterious "multimedia" plans. Is blogging involved?
Well, Nick Denton asked me to guest-edit Gawker, an offer which I stupidly accepted.

How long is the gig?
I'm starting on Monday, and I think Monday is all I can do. I know nothing about the process. I assume I'll write stuff that interests me and try not to have too many misspellings. From what I gather, the job mostly means being really vicious and adopting a tone of incapacitated envy.

Do you feel like you failed?
No.

Jada Yuan

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