Heads up: At or around 11:00 a.m. today (Monday, March 2), we're re-merging the Gawker Newsfeed with the Gawker.com front page. The old Newsfeed URL will redirect to Gawker.com, and posts that were previously published or shared to Newsfeed will now be shared to the front page instead.
Having finally gotten fed up with that ancient (2010?) advertising video, I wrote a new masthead post/about page that will hopefully be useful to new readers or visitors looking for information.
As part of our end-of-year process, all Gawker Media site leads were asked to submit planning memos for the next year. In the interests of transparency, here's mine.