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Sad News: Videogum Is Shutting Down

Earlier today, Videogum senior editor (and Splitsider's very first intern!) Kelly Conaboy broke some sad news in an article titled "Hey Guys, We Have To Talk To You About Something." Though the reason for the change is unclear, Videogum is no longer being run by SPINMedia — the company behind Stereogum, The Frisky, and Spin Magazine's online venue SPIN — and will cease its usual operations after Kelly's last official day this Friday. It's possible that Stereogum editor Scott Lapatine might try "keeping Videogum online in some form," but Conaboy's departure doesn't paint a very bright picture for the site, which has amassed a huge commenting community [...]

Pretty Much Everyone Agrees: Louis CK Is the Best

Gabe over at Videogum reviewed Louis C.K.'s recent standup show at Carnegie Hall. It's worth reading in full: "What is interesting about Louis C.K.’s stand up, at least right now, is that he has basically picked his themes, and each year he writes the aforementioned hour-long special about mostly the same themes as the previous year’s hour-long special, and yet each time he uncovers completely new ways to talk about these issues. It in no way feels like he’s retreading well-worn territory, even though it probably should."

Read Gabe Delahaye's Heartfelt Goodbye Post on 'Videogum'

Comedian/writer Gabe Delahaye stepped down from his post as Senior Editor of the pop culture blog Videogum on Friday after five and a half years. He wrote this heartfelt, funny goodbye post, which is well worth reading if you're a fan of Delahaye's funny work on Videogum, goodbyes, or trampoline accidents.

The Cast and Writers of Bob's Burgers Have Taken Over Videogum

This should be great: today, the cast and writers of Bob's Burgers have taken over posting duties over at Videogum. There are a lot of very funny people putting ridiculous stuff up all day over there, and you probably should be checking it out.