Rex Sorgatz

  • Blogs

    February 28, 2011

    Nick Denton: Don't count me out of Rex Sorgatz bet yet

    TwitterNick Denton tweets that he has six months to rebound before he loses the bet.‚ÄčNick Denton may have just issued a long mea culpa to readers apologizing for problems with Gawker's much-maligned redesign, but that doesn't mean he's ready to give up on it.I asked rhetorically on Twitter if it w ... More >>

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    February 7, 2011

    Nick Denton issues high stakes wager to Rex Sorgatz

    Nick Denton wants Rex Sorgatz's money.‚ÄčNick Denton has made a high stakes wager with Rex Sorgatz over the future success of Gawker Media sites in the wake of a redesign launched today.For every 1 million pageviews that the sites go over 510 million, Sorgatz owes Denton $10. For every 1 million pag ... More >>

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    March 18, 2009

    David Carr and Rex Sorgatz play foursquare

    No spinners, watermelons, carry-overs, or slammers allowed. Internets? Highly encouraged.

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    January 14, 2009

    MnSpeak creator Rex Sorgatz's sex life profiled in NY Observer

    "Dotcom wonder boy attempts NYC media coup, scores ... More >>

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    January 14, 2009
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    December 4, 2006
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    March 1, 2006

    3/1: Morning Communique

    Everyone gets to go to UC Berkeley, Ice Age blondes had more fun, Dubai firm in port deal boycotts Israel, musicians say no to Hummers, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • Arts

    February 15, 2006

    "Your Brain Will Become Searchable"

    MNSpeak and Fimoculous founder Rex Sorgatz speaks tech trends

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    January 26, 2006

    Rumor confirmed: Rake publisher buys MNSpeak
    "Tom Bartel (publisher of The Rake) and his son, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 18, 2006

    Who's buying MNSpeak and DUNation?

    Rumor has it that the Rake is negotiating to buy, one of the best local web discussion boards. MNSpeak proprietor Rex Sorgatz said today he wouldn't comment on the gossip, but says that he'll make an announcement in ten days. He does confirm that he'll be licensing the idea, and serving ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 30, 2005

    12/30: Morning Communique

    Shot-putting jugs of urine in Iowa, getting thumbs from toes, the Smoking Gun's favorite mug shots of the year, the Minnesota Blog of the Day, and more...

  • News

    December 28, 2005

    Artists of the Year

    Hurricanes, war, avian flu, locust plagues, that annoying song you couldn't get out of your head. It wasn't the greatest of all possible years. Nor was it halfway decent. But to prove that it wasn't all bad, we asked 29 writers to rave about the ar

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    November 23, 2005

    Have drinks with a cover model!

    Rumor has it City Pages's cover-scientist PZ Myers will be attending tonight's Drinking Liberally, a weekly communing of progressives for purpo ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2005

    Rex leaves. Want to take over MNSpeak?

    Shortly after news came that A Prairie Home Companion would leave St. Paul (more links here), the following arrived in our email from "Prairie Ho" blogger Rex Sorgatz, who runs the essential MNSpeak: "Hello friends, ...this is a pre-emptive note to hopefully tell you before you hear it elsewhere: Ye ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 21, 2005

    Your guide to the 2005 Minnesota Music Awards

    Like the Oscars, the Minnesota Music Academy's "Minnies" (or Minnesota Music Awards) at First Avenue tonight will be fun to participate in, fun to watch, and fun to make fun of (and I say this as someone onstage being made fun of). Somebody back me up: Aren't these things, you know, culturally inter ... More >>

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    September 13, 2005

    Keillor suppresses "Prairie Ho Companion" T-shirts

    Attorneys for Garrison Keillor have sent a cease and desist letter to the local blog "It has come to our attention that you are marketing T-shirts bearing the words, 'A Prairie Ho Companion,'" the letter says. "We believe that your use of these words creates a likelihood that the public ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 20, 2005

    Gawker crashes Klosterman's party

    Pick your way through the snarky remarks about messenger bags, geek love, and pop culture debates, and you'll find pictures of our very own Rex Sorgatz, as well as former TCers Jon Dolan and Melissa Maerz. Yeah, Gawker, we get it. Chuck (like 98.7% of his music critic brethren) is a self-indulgent d ... More >>

  • News

    November 24, 2004

    Picked to Click

    To those who have recently begun to rock, we salute you

  • News

    September 17, 2003

    Everybody Wins

    Polls and punditry for the best new bands in town