If you have even half a shred of vested interest in the Non-Equity Jeff nominations, you've likely already seen the list today after the Sun-Times briefly, and erroneously, posted it online this morning, a day early. (The Jeff committee gave the list to select members of the press yesterday morning, embargoed until midnight tonight.)
The committee was hoping that nobody saw it, but faster than you could say "tweet," the news was speeding across the internets. (Hint: At least one person copied and pasted it into a Facebook note. I'm not saying who.) Regardless, the nominated cats are pretty much out of the bag.
What you haven't seen is Nick Keenan's favorite rebuttal, TOC's "They wuz robbed," in which Christopher Piatt and I deliver a hearty WTF for the egregiously overlooked. (As Nick is already aware, he's ineligible for inclusion this year. And deservedly so.) Our take will be going live on the TOC blog at midnight, along with the complete, non-embargoed list of nominees. I'll post a link, along with the full list, here then.
UPDATE: TOC's response.
And the nominees: