That Horrible Tumblr Memo Was Actually a Fired Editor's Secret Revenge

Sam Biddle · 04/29/13 01:20PM

Tumblr founder David Karp's abrupt farewell to his Storyboard team earlier this month was so disingenuous, so thick with noxious doublespeak, that it hardly seemed real. That's because it wasn't: Storyboard's ousted leader ghost-wrote the news of his own firing because Karp wouldn't (or couldn't) do it. What's sweeter than making a fool of your boss on the way out?

Tumblr's L.A. Fuck You to Fired Employees

Sam Biddle · 04/23/13 11:17AM

It's hard to imagine what could be worse than being fired in the same paragraph that heaps praise upon the work you've been doing. But at Tumblr, there is worse: your company shitcans you and then unveils shiny new LA real estate. What are they thinking?