Write for Crashing the Pearly Gates!

Crashing the Pearly Gates is a labor of love for those of us on the masthead. Following the Angels is clearly a labor of love for those of you who join us day after day to comment about links, games, interviews, and whatever else we happen to discuss. Maybe it is time for you to join us.

Over the last year several former staff members have seen life changes that required them to step away from writing for the site and we could use some help. And I’m sure some of you would like to take a larger role here on the site.

What we are looking for is a couple of people to help with post games, daily links and the occasional breaking news story. Nothing major, just the day to day things that make Crashing the Pearly Gates such a great destination for Angels fans.

If you are capable of doing the type of in depth analysis Brent and Rahul provided, great. We’d love to have you. Do you keep an eye on the farm system and want to write about it? Jump aboard. Have some human interest stories or want to join me in tracking down interviews? Let’s go.

The commitment can be as little as writing a couple of post game threads a week or as much as you’d like. It is up to you.

What’s in it for you? This is really a labor of love with a few perks. Last year the Angels hosted a few of us in a suite for a game and that likely happens again this year. I’ve managed to meet quite a few Angels and farmhands which really makes Spring Training fun. I’ve also taken fellow staff members into the broadcast booth with Vic Rojas when he was there. I can introduce you to Gubi nowadays.

You can say what you want to say with a bit larger of a microphone. And you know your off season pieces will get front page billing. Plus you get to put the content you want to see in front of the fans you enjoy.

At the end of the year, there might even be a little cash for you. Not a ton, but enough to enjoy a decent meal out or pick up some tickets to a game or two.

If you are interested, please let us know below and we will email you.

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John Henry Weitzel
Editor
Super Member
10 months ago

Our biggest need is Weekday Day Games. (10AM-4PM) I cannot do them anymore, and Charles has been doing a ton of Spring Training games, so I am sure he would like to take a break on that.

So if you can or want an excuse to watch Baseball during the day, this is it.

Last edited 10 months ago by John Henry Weitzel
Charles Sutton
Editor
Super Member
10 months ago

I think it’s 10 AM to 4 PM. Because of the way I earn my living it costs me money to do those games.

John Henry Weitzel
Editor
Super Member
10 months ago
Reply to  Charles Sutton

See this is what I get when I don’t sleep well. Fixed

Powerhalo (Will Stevens)
Editor
Member
10 months ago

I’m interested in finding out more info! I certainly bore my wife’s ear off with all the little details of the team. Might as well put it to good use!

Jessica DeLine
Admin
Super Member
10 months ago

Hello! Please send a short writing sample. Postgame or whatever format you want to halos@crashingthepearlygates.com. Thanks!

YOUknowulovetheIE
Trusted Member
10 months ago

GL to whoever decides to help out, it is very much appreciated by the ppl like myself that can’t write for shit.

RexFregosi
Super Member
10 months ago

money for nothing and chicks for free

Jessica DeLine
Admin
Super Member
10 months ago
Reply to  Jeff Joiner

Hey, I’ve even talked to Mike Trout – twice – by being a writer here. That’s a pretty great perk! (though not a common one).

LanaBanana
Super Member
10 months ago

I nominate gitchogritch. He is a fun poster to read.

Eric_in_Portland
Legend
10 months ago
Reply to  LanaBanana

not tootie? jk

FungoAle
Super Member
10 months ago
Reply to  LanaBanana

Clear and concise writing has got to be a prerequisite.

Charles Sutton
Editor
Super Member
10 months ago
Reply to  FungoAle

There is a lot of room to play around in the postgames, and undoubtedly in the rarely used “satire” category. Getting straight to the point and making sense are definitely the way to go with very serious announcement articles and the links. Help is available from the other writers so this doesn’t have to be scary.