The Awl

The Awl is a website about current events and culture based in New York City. The site was founded in early 2009 by David Cho and former Gawker editors Choire Sicha and Alex Balk. The latter two continue as its current editors. It is published by John Shankman.The site employs an editorial staff of writers.The Awl has four sister sites, Splitsider, a comedy website, The Hairpin, a site geared toward women, The Wirecutter, a consumer electronics blog, and The Billfold, a blog with a focus on personal finances.In 2011, David Cho left the Awl, after 18 months, to join ESPN-affiliated sports site Grantland.
Posts about The Awl
  • ‘What’s in a Spotify Name?’ and 5 Other Stories You Should Read

    …, even if they don’t have to do with food. On a side note: This is why Medium is awesome. A talented writer can just write something that he probably wouldn’t pitch to a traditional outlet—and certainly never write for ESPN—and impact thousands of people as a result. The Atlantic: The Most Powerful Images of 2015 Selected by Erin Nelson, marketing…

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