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see you there guys!
Guido especially appears to have nothing better to do
If they'd have just called it "Guardian Coffee" then fair enough, but "#guardiancoffee" is just embarrassing.
It's basically the same as when Reverand and the Makers called their last album "@reverend_makers".
No, that's a website - THIS IS A SHOP MATE YOU CUNT
Its just a big fuss about fuck all IMO
I get that we're supposed to be self-loathing guardian readers and all, but I'm not exactly sure why it's *such* an awful thing
for loads of really funny gags and puns
*not really anything funny*
come at me
the guardian building is in kings cross. this is a shop in shoreditch
run that site?
so sean maybe?
Is it as bad as people say?
but then I don't get the vapors at the sight of people wearing clothes that aren't dad jeans and a t-shirt
if it was full of hipsters it would at least have retained a little character.
if the Telegraph opened an oak-panelled gentleman's country club for its journalists in Kent
can't get much past 'wouldn't give a fuck' so far
It's just, y'know, a bit LAME.
the author of that blog post linked in the OP almost definitely has some bits of spit around his mouth over this
It's actually a decent site for news and comment IMO but they do have their share of wingnuts.
This is taken from their "About" page:
The West has a hell of a fight on its hands. Not just from the outside, but from the inside too. Our economics are in the tank after being leeched upon and abused by socialists and corporatists alike. Budgets are bloated, taxes are too high, existential threats to our interests at home and abroad have rarely ever been more concerning. We seek to shed light on these core 'civilisational' issues.
We argue that now is not the time for high taxes, it's not the time to bow before tyrants, dictators or terrorists, and it's not the time to abandon our only true ally in the Middle East: Israel.
Let's face it - it never should have become and never should be the time for any of those things. But lately, the West has become a bit self-loathing in its worldview, and we exist to disprove that farcical notion.
Never in the history of human civilisation has so much prosperity been created, so many lifted out of poverty, so much evil tackled, curtailed and eradicated than when the West was at its proudest. If you agree with us - you're at home on The Commentator. We often post dissenting views, but ours are steadfast.
I just posted it and said see you there.
(get me a biscotti)
#guardiancoffee is a fantastic example of how we are bringing our open journalism approach to life, by taking our leading technology reporting to where technology actually is: driving real-time debate and engagement among the creative tech community
but they don't like paying for newspapers, so we thought we'd sell them some coffee instead
to say so many words that essentially mean nothing?
It's quite a talent. My industry is full of it. Total horse shit.
News broke on Twitter this morning that the Guardian, the leftist iPhone application and newspaper
To be honest it looked less wanky than Monmouth.
hackney and new cross are pissing themselves.
Theo has a monumental clear-out there. Will probably play on his hessian phone at the same time. What a world.
the Guardian has yet to officially acknowledge it, but it's hardly gone chicly under the radar as the entire internet has waded in to take the piss - I don't doubt the Graun's capacity to descend into self parody, but it makes me wonder if in a few days it'll turn out to have have been some sort of weird prank for an advertising campaign or whatever.
I dunno, it really might be 100 per cent genuine but I just don't get why the Guardian wouldn't be promoting it more, it's done nothing to either counter the piss taking or try and drum up trade for it
If they reveal it as a fake, everyone will just go "oh, that was a weird thing to do".
which is lame, but so is the 'reality' and they always bang on about their other lame projects at enormous length, the fact they've not really acknowledged this is the strange thing. Maybe it's a tax write off, idk.
and/or letting some entrepreneur whose daddy knows other daddies use their name and logo? They are in all sorts of trouble fiscally so it would make sense for them to be trying to expand out into other areas, but it still doesn't make sense the lack of fanfare/response to the gleeful right wing shellacking given the whole idea of the place is new meedjur.
so if it's going to be a part-time workspace as well as a brand extension and/or somewhere you can go to pay £2.50 for an espresso, I suppose they can write part of it off as office space costs.
does suggest they're depressingly earnest about it... 'community outreach'- wtf?
it seems the point is to have a base for future tech-city liaison which will make the Graud good cash if it's well-established.
Plus Bevan *is* being a troll there - not massively surprising for a tech journo feeling out of the loop.
so we put a coffee in your coffee so you can drink coffee whilst you drink coffee
I'm not sure how different this is to Vice opening a pub. No-one had a shit fit about that...
except that there have been at least a hundred conversations on DiS about how terrible the Old Blue Last is.
but people weren't slagging it off simply because it was owned by Vice. Just because it's a shithole.
YOU CAN'T EVEN JUST ASK FOR COFFEE YOU HAVE TO SAY A BUNCH OF WORDS FROM ITALIAN OR ONE OF THOSE LANGUAGES DON'T VOTE FOR ANY OF THE MAIN PARTIES BY THE WAY BUT ALSO WE DON'T ENCOURAGE VOTING FOR UKIP JUST LIKE STAY PUT AIGHT KEEP BUYING THE PAPER
if all Guardian readers have a place to meet up, just how long before a group of them set up a foolproof plan to assassinate Konnie Huq?
Daily Mail has in reaction to the news launched a 'glorious battle blimp' dedicated to the purge of 'lessers' from the UK, whatever that means.
taking out those jealous women
ever since that quinoa article
That can only be a good thing.
It's a fairly normal looking coffee shop with iPads on the tables. That's all. Get mad.
I didn't really have a view one way or the other, but if The Commentator doesn't like the place then I hope it thrives.
The Commentator is definitely one of the worst things on the internet