03.22.10

D’ohlan Tentacles Extend To Regional Blogging ; Straight Shot’s “Local Music Is Sexy” Debut Fortcoming

Posted in Blogged Down, non-sporting journalism, The Internet at 7:37 pm by

It’s been widely reported this evening that Cablevision’s Rainbow Media arm has purchased the Gothamist network of regional blogs — including, according to IndieWire, Austinist, a site staffed by several acquaintances of yours truly.  If this is true, a handful of persons I think highly of are now in the unenviable position of working for James Dolan.

On the bright side — and I’m really struggling to come up with one — it guarantees that when Dolan’s band makes their long awaited Mohawk debut at one of Austinist’s sponsored events, TV Torso will no longer be the worst band on the bill.

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