Comment of the Day: Inside the Mind of a Chronicle Editor

We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.

So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.

This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involving wit, clarity and whatever else we feel like at the moment.

We told you about hard times at the Houston Chronicle: an interoffice memo outlined new changes in the janitorial service, including (gasp!) unbleached towels in some restrooms.

One reader inhabited the mind of a Chron executive.

Texas Spork wrote:

"Baah! Re-porters, Schmee-porters! Replace 'em with hobby bloggers!!! and put in a comment feature to fill up the online space with crazy talk - that'll create the illusion of content! It'll sell Gun Show Ads, anyway! Parker, GET ME SPIDERMAN!! Where's my latte?!?"

We use cookies to collect and analyze information on site performance and usage, and to enhance and customize content and advertisements. By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. To find out more, visit our cookies policy and our privacy policy.

Newsletters

All-access pass to the top stories, events and offers around town.

  • Top Stories
    Send: