Bleacher report author is very upset and claims we defamed him

Got this email last night:

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If you can't read it:

TBP Writers,

I was surfing the internet and came across an article from last year discussing an article I'd written for Bleacher about Penguins announcer Paul Steigerwald. It can be found here:

While criticizing my writing or Bleacher is fair game, mocking my looks (via posting a picture) qualifies as defamation. I would appreciate it if you would edit the article to not include it's current defamatory aspects or take it down all together.

I look forward to hearing from you,

– James Crider


Can you even believe we stuck up for Paul Steigerwald? Speaks volumes to our mental state after the ambush on the Isle.

Mr. Crider is referring to this post.

Crider, who apparently doesn't "surf," the Internet often just came across it. The post was mild:

Just a complete joke. Immediately one would think that article highlighted is from a reputable source and it captures the truth. Nope. It is from this fart crust on Bleacher Report:


We responded to Mr. Fart crust's email with this: