I'm curious as to whether MetaFilter is related in any way to SpliceToday
. Are there MeFites contributing, is it a project?
The reason I ask is because over at SpliceToday -- "a web magazine featuring idiosyncratic writing and visual presentation on topics of interest and concern to an audience that values perspective over popularity. We depend on contributors who aren't getting their voices heard anywhere else. Our emphasis is weighted toward the arts — music, film and books—but also includes essays and interviews about politics, sports and the nuances of today's popular culture" -- it seems like >75% of the content is available first on the blue. There is some original content, but aside from that it seems a bit, um, wrong to build a site that is largely fed by a different site unless there is some relationship or you're obviously an aggregator and liberal with your "vias".