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A man named ...

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by reformedhack, Apr 4, 2015.

  1. reformedhack

    reformedhack Active Member

    "The [New York] Times has been expanding its roster of newsletters in recent months, said Dork Alahydoian, the paper’s executive director of product. The paper has launched more than a dozen within the last year, and newsletters now collectively rank among the top five sources for referral traffic, above Pinterest. ..." ( Inside The New York Times’ newsletter strategy | Poynter. )

    That's not a typo; that's his name. I admit it's childish to find humor in someone's name, but I shot Coke Zero out of my nose when I read it.

    I'm just picturing a board meeting where some guy in a three-piece suit says, "Those are encouraging numbers, Dork. Great idea, Dork. I'll let Dork decide how to allocate those resources. What's your forecast for fiscal year 2016, Dork? Well done, Dork."
    Kayaugstin Kott likes this.
  2. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    Dork's sister, Douche, got a bad deal, too.
  3. Riptide

    Riptide Well-Known Member

    "It's Doo-CHAY!"
  4. MisterCreosote

    MisterCreosote Well-Known Member

    So which one is he?

  5. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    He should meet that hockey player named Fuck.
    Kayaugstin Kott likes this.
  6. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    Does this thread count as an outing of OOP?
    Mr. Sunshine likes this.
  7. Spartan Squad

    Spartan Squad Well-Known Member

  8. britwrit

    britwrit Well-Known Member

    "You know, I'm getting pretty G-- D--- tired of hearing those remarks."

    Seriously. When you have a gaze that steely, you can pretty much call yourself anything you want.
  9. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    Dork and Dorcas
  10. BDC99

    BDC99 Well-Known Member

    Dorkus Amongus
  11. Vombatus

    Vombatus Well-Known Member

  12. Spartan Squad

    Spartan Squad Well-Known Member

    He has a wife, you know ...
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