Who comprises the administration of the Straightdope at the Chicago Reader? I don’t mean the board admins. I mean those behind this operation?
The Illuminati, innit? Why else would they deny it so vehemently.
When you say the name Ed Zotti three times, he appears. So don’t.
Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain.
Do you know what the first rule about the SD administration is?
If we told you, we’d have to kill you.
You don’t talk about fight club?
No, that’s the first rule of Fight Club.
Yeah, but all he does is fix up any old barns you have on your property, so it’s not really all that bad.
I tried that once and my machine shed fell down :(.
Ah, so I can blame Ed for all the rats that invaded my house after the neighbor’s barn fell down?
As for the board’s business management, I’ll wager that they are like so many other managers, and are pretty boring people with degrees that go absolutely batstink nuts after two drinks at the office Christmas party.
There’s Ed. And Jerry the Tech Guy.
And above them the new owners, Sun-Times Media.
We do not know them yet.
So the first rule of the admins is that they can’t have the same first rule as Fight Club?
No, no, that’s not the first rule, that’s Rule XXII.C.27(b)(ii)
From the Nov 2011 V2.37 Ruleset reissue.
Which are kept in the basement of the local planning office “in the bottom of a locked filing cabinet stuck in a disused lavatory with a sign on the door saying ‘Beware of the Leopard’.”
I thought it was in a mayonnaise jar on Funk and Wagnall’s back porch since noon today.