Reports of Blogging’s Death

Jia Tolentino at the New Yorker laments that blogging is over:

Blogging, that much-maligned pastime, is gradually but surely disappearing from the Internet, and so, consequently, is a lot of online freedom and fun.

As evidence she cites the closing of

  • Grantland
  • Toast
  • Gawker
  • Gothamist
  • Awl & Hairpin

Those are her idea of blogs? If you had asked me for an example of a blog, none of those would have come up.

Now here is a list of honest to goodness blogs, curated by Julia Evans. Where did I find this list? At Scripting News, a blog.