"Mr. Kamer may cite The Village Voice's co-founder, Norman Mailer, as a personal inspiration, but online he comes off a bit like a wifi era hybrid of J. J. Hunsecker and H. L. Mencken, delivering missives on the news media, politics and New York culture in an acerbic, knowing tone -- even by Gawker alumni standards -- sometimes at lengths that call to mind Op-Ed essays more than gossip items," the Times writes in a story on nine "rising stars of gossip blogs."

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