Tom Scocca

Tom Scocca appears in the following:

Where There’s Smoke There’s Ceasefire

Friday, November 08, 2013

After months of denying it, Toronto mayor Rob Ford finally admitted this week that, yes, he has smoked crack. His confession came after the police got hold of a video that Gawker and The Toronto Star had seen back in May, showing Ford doing the deed. The old media newspaper and the new media website exchanged harsh words this week about the way the story was handled. Brooke speaks with Gawker's Tom Scocca and The Toronto Star's John Cruickshank about their difference of opinion.


The Thunder is Playing Well

Friday, June 15, 2012

The NBA finals, between the Miami Heat and the Oklahoma City Thunder, are going on this week and next. The Heat and the Thunder are singular because they have reached the championship series -- but are also singular because they are not plural. And for copy editors that presents a very serious challenge. Bob speaks with Deadspin Managing Editor Tom Scocca about the grammatical dilemma.

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Beijing: Ancient Modern City

Thursday, August 04, 2011

Tom Scocca, managing editor at Deadspin, Slate columnist and author of Beijing Welcomes You: Unveiling the Capital City of the Future, discusses his new book and the ancient modern city he covered as it spiffed up for the Olympics.

Event: Tom will be appearing at Barnes & Noble, 2289 Broadway at 82nd Street in Manhattan, at 7pm Thursday, August 4, 2011. Or catch him at the powerHouse Arena, 37 Main Street at Water Street in Brooklyn, at 7pm on Tuesday, August 9, 2011.

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