It’s not so much the words that caught our eye in this NYC editorial fellow job ad, though some of those are notable as well. It’s the image that sits above the Gizmodo/Gawker job description.
Even the fact that the pop culture references are crossed – this is sort of Charles Dickens meets the Dead End Kids - is somewhat perfect, because today, so much of entry-level blogging demands that. If you’re going to make it in never-ending-deadline-Town, hopscotching from one clever reference to the next is a must. When necessary, in other words, lose the “Oliver” and ratchet up the “Twist.”