maggiekb at August 30th, 2013 13:12 — #1
ispivey at August 30th, 2013 13:25 — #2
Buzzfeed has actually been doing great long-form work for a while now, glad to see them getting more recognition for it! There's a big list of their stuff at http://www.buzzfeed.com/longform
ymr049c at August 30th, 2013 13:34 — #3
I can see it coming: 'Breaking Eel: slippery, disgusting, raw. And that's just the fish.'
devinc at August 30th, 2013 15:12 — #4
There's really two BuzzFeeds: visual-listicle BuzzFeed and longform analysis BuzzFeed. I thought the quality of the former took a steep dive around the time Ben Smith took over, but the latter more than compensates.
knoxblox at August 30th, 2013 15:29 — #5
There goes another one of my favorite foods I'm going to have to give up. Thanks anyway, Buzzfeed.
greenberger at August 30th, 2013 15:30 — #6
The subject was great; the article itself, well, apparently this writer was being paid by the word. It rambles, meanders, forgets to have a point after a while. But I was at least made aware on what's up with eels and fishermen these days. Which begs the question: what do we plebeians do about this? I assume, in the short term, we should stop ordering eel sushi.
mungrul at August 30th, 2013 17:47 — #7
While generally awful, there are a few gems on Buzzfeed if you dig deep enough. Mark Duffy, AKA Copyranter, moved there a while back and has his own channel. He's got a lot of scathing commentary about ads and knows his stuff.
Check him out at http://www.buzzfeed.com/copyranter
robcornelius at August 30th, 2013 18:28 — #8
You also get elvers in the rivers here in Somerset in the uk. Small fortunes can be made catching elvers on a dark autumn evening that got to the far eastern market
Personally I think that elvers are best fried alive in bacon fat and eaten with scrambled eggs for breakfast which is the traditional way to eat them around here.
maggiekb at September 4th, 2013 13:12 — #9
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