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Which would you rather have — a Paris lemon or a Madrid grapefruit? The eSarcasm staffing controversy continues.

By (@eSarcasm)

September 19, 2011

The story you're about to read is not (entirely) true. It is, however, more accurate than most things on network television.

Editor’s note: One of our writers has posted a response to eSarcasm’s increasingly dramatic staffing controversy. Below is an excerpt taken from his blog,

Madrid GrapefruitAll day, I kept telling myself I shouldn’t say anything. Then I realized: What the fuck? I write 372 self-righteous blog posts every day without ever having anything to say. Why should this be any different?

So here goes: I found Dan’s post tactless. I mean, really, what kind of a complete and total blowhard makes over-the-top proclamations about his workplace in a public forum?

I also found JR’s response inappropriate. A real boss, like the kind I respect, would do something classy. Like, you know, starting a public pissing match with another blog from his own company. Or interrogating a visiting tech exec on camera after she declines an on-camera interview. That’s how real men handle business. …

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  • Jim

    I suggest that you all STFU …