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Tuesday, April 11, 2006

More on Connelly’s Whidbey Island Roommates

Posted by on April 11 at 14:47 PM

Yesterday, blogger Stefan Sharkansky reported that four people, including two who actually live overseas, are registered to vote at P-I columnist Joel Connelly’s 737-square-foot Whidbey Island vacation cabin. Connelly, infuriated at what he characterized in an e-mail to the Stranger as a “right-wing attack” (Sharkansky is indeed a conservative blogger), bombarded Sharkansky with e-mails defending the foursome’s “residence” at the tiny cabin. In one, he offered to provide photos one of the overseas residents, David Lawsky, in the Cascades, Olympics, and on Whidbey Island.

“Please send them, Joel,” Sharkansky wrote. “I’ll post them along with pictures of myself in Massachusetts, North Carolina, Spain, Austria and other places where I’ve spent a few vacations but have no right to vote.”

In other Connelly-related news, Sharkansky reports that Lawsky described his residency on a message board in 2003 as follows: “I have lived in Brussels, Belgium, since January, 2001, for the same reason I lived in Washington, D.C., for 18 years (we own a house in DC) — I’m a reporter and I write about governments from their capitals.”

And, in still more Connelly-related news, Connelly wrote a letter to the editor this week lambasting me for not “bothering to talk with him” for a one-sentence item (which I got from two other sources, neither of them in Nick Licata’s office) in my column last week. Connelly, for the record, has never once called me or former City Hall reporter Josh Feit before reporting as fact, repeatedly, that a single source at city hall is a “sieve” who’s “notorious for leaking news to the Stranger.”


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Good lord Erica, Get the fuck over it. We are all getting bored of you and Joel using your bully pulpits to trash each other. D├ętente Please!

Speak for yourself, Who Cares, we are not "all" bored of this. I love this shit.

I love this shit! Keep it comin'.

Jinx!

It was David Eisenhower, after a stint at a newspaper, who wondered at the fact that journalists found themselves so interesting.

And that was before Josh/Dan/Erica discovered themselves as such a great topic.

Now comes a shuffling, hunched over Joel Connelly, complaining about the ethics of another writer. Joel on ethics? Would you like some maple syrup with that stack of irony?

Joel must have been dropped into Bellingham Bay by his mom. He's always looking for signs of diminished affection.

Second the above motion. If you must post a rant at least include the backstory to it if you want the readers - this was for the readers, right Erica? - to be at all interested. No wait, on second thought, scratch that. Post some other water cooler gossip instead. The New York Post and Gawker have you beat hands down. You *are* trying to compete with them in some odd way, right? *yawn* Or did you think you were being political.

This isn't journalism--it's Slog!

So *back* off! ;)

Oh, yeah--here's the inside of the place.

http://www.privateradio.org/blog/wp-content/connellyinside450.jpg

was the thirteen inch tall Napoleon trying to say that Gawker and the NYPost are better than the Slog? interesting pov. 'this isn't journalism.' um, did someone say it was? smoke more pot Nap-ster.

What's up with attacking Bellingham Bay? Do you know something I don't?

Lisa who leaks is not the only leaker. My boss leaks like a sieve too and that's why I had to turn into his puppet master. Joel does have a nice cabin though. Perhaps I will register to vote there so I can become deputy mayor of coupeville.

How does this thing work?

Tim? Tim! What do I do here?

Whine...knock it off you guys. puleeze?? I have post-tramatic stress.

It all reminds of 3rd grade when the school bully used to call me hippie-pig and kick dirt in my face, cuz my crazy parents were off the grid hippies who had us living in a teepee. I can't help that my parents were hippies then and I can't help that Joel thinks Nick is a "60's unreconstructed hippie" now!

I'm kidding(kinda)...

Off the grid hippies would have snapped up all that island property before it became trendy to do so.

Can I register to vote at your hippie island teepee?

I don't think it is right to post using another person's name -- even if they are a public figure and you are obviosly making a joke. Then anybody can post saying they are anybody. It unethical.

As good society gossip or political for that matter goes ---- this is small town drivel.

"I don't think it is right to post using another person's name -- even if they are a public figure and you are obviosly making a joke. Then anybody can post saying they are anybody. It unethical."

Let me check the Good Book.

Nope. It's hunky-dory by me.

Fighting over Joel Connelly? For
Chrissakes, find a fuckin hobby,
dammit.

---Jensen

P.S. Bellingham Bay has always sucked.

Regards to Jesus, and saw you at the demo yesterday, all white was way cool.

The interesting thing here is to see Erica of the oh so rad Stranger - hook up with the ultra right bog pig of the far right.

Erica, what gives? Old Joel is maybe a simp ninny at timed, but he is not a right wing nut case whose site is awash with open hate mongering and racist and homophobic posts.....you are keeping strange company....is it sexual? At least that would explain it.......waching him onTV he looks like a dead fuck, but who knows.

Ask you buddy Stefan why he thinks poking fun at trans folks is just fine and all OK. He is a slimy cretin, get a clue Erica.

There is a saying in the Bible about the company you keep..... ask Jesus for the page.

Hahaha

Connelly is such an irritating writer.

This just made my day.

Who gives a shit if Sharkansky is right for what is apparently the first time since he started blogging?

I'm as sick and tired of him as I am of Joel Connelly and every other partisan and/or wanker.

Yeah, and fuck you Tim Eyeman as well.

Strong letter to follow.

"Who gives a shit if Sharkansky is right for what is apparently the first time since he started blogging?

I'm as sick and tired of him as I am of Joel Connelly and every other partisan and/or wanker.

Yeah, and fuck you Tim Eyeman as well."

Tell us how you really feel. . .

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