I knew it was Rich without even checking the byline:

Case in point happened during last night's VMAs when Swift danced like everybody was watching, loved the awards-show medium like she'll never be hurt (again...by Kanye), sang like everyone could hear her even though she wasn't miked, and lived like Brooklyn is heaven on earth. [emphasis added]

One of the worst writers on all the internet, and he's still writing for Gawker. There's virtually no way he's not Denton's trick or dealer.