Posts Tagged ‘Craigslist’

Will Craigslist’s New Stance on Adult Ads Save Alt-Weeklies?

Last year Craigslist, which lists 18 employees on its "about us" page, made somewhere between $20 and $80 million dollars. So why is its CEO, Jim Buckmaster, so p.o.'d about sex ads in alt-weeklies?
Because these bottom-feeding free publications are making an erotic comeback in the classifieds biz, with an assist from law enforcement.

City Paper Uses Craigslist, House Blog as Reportorial Tools;
Or: Does anyone have a good anecdote about public urination?

With the Washington Post now soliciting sources via Craigslist, we'd hate to be late to the party.
With this in mind, and in the spirit of UGC, I'm putting out a call for factoids/tirades/anecdotes relating to public urination in and around the District.
Ever been arrested? Ever spotted for a friend? Ever ratted someone out? [...]

ISO Suited Sexy Guy

This Craigslist missed connection—which appears to be directed at Fox 5 News anchor Brian Bolter and all who work with him—was posted last night at 11:57 p.m.
Ch 5 Brian B – 40 (NW)
Brian B on air at 10,,,you are a suited sexy guy..
any1 in the office ever see him his shirt off? hairy? or [...]

To Fight Or Not To Fight

Photo of Mount Pleasant by miamabanta.
Much has been written on this blog—and others—as to whether victims of muggings/thefts/assault should try to fight back against their assailants. This craigslist missed connection, for one, gives a pretty awesome account of fighting back:
to the perv who groped me on my way home – w4m – 30 (Mt. [...]