Today brings much news with regard to our Founder and Dear Leader, Chip Giller, seen here passed out on the floor.

First is a long, glowing, and only partially fictional profile from The Seattle Times‘ Nicole Brodeur. "It’s not the Cult of Chip that we’re trying to create," he says. Nonsense! Join … us …

In even happier news, Chip and his wife Jenny welcomed a healthy baby girl to the world on — get this — April 1. But unlike Saturday’s Daily Grist, this was no April Fools joke.

No word yet on a name (just decide, you two!). And, much to staff chagrin, no pictures yet.

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Regardless, a huge congratulations and much love to Chip, Jenny, and Baby X. All baby gifts can be directed through this page [wink, wink].