A NY Press reader subtlely voices his displeasure with Matt Taibbi's April 16th article, "Unfair Hike":
Please have Matt Taibbi tested. I'm fairly sure he's retarded.
MATTHEW E. GOLDENBERG
Gawker responds, on behalf of NY Press editor Jeff Koyen, in the manner we think he'd probably respond:
I was sitting on a cracked red vinyl barstool in an anonymous Polish deli in Greenpoint flipping through the latest issue of 'Zines 'R' Us, which I must admit, is a fairly decent effort, although the paper quality lacks much to be desired. Ever the contrarian, I'll take a good card stock over readable content any day. Content is a commodity; paper is not. I remember walking through the Dresden train station three years ago, distracted by the thought of the Chechen hooker I'd just fucked in a grimy phonebooth a few feet away from that eight story tenement house with the cracked oak doors, and coming across a faded yellow booklet that had three words printed in block letters on each page. How unnecessary those words werethe ink polluting the page! I don't speak German so I have no idea what they said, but it was the single most beautiful thing I'd ever seen.