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​The Westboro Baptist Church Is Protesting All of Silicon Valley

valleywag.gawker.com — Westboro Baptist Church, the reviled homophobic hate group, has found a new target to protest: every company in Silicon Valley. Congratulations, you just found the quickest way to make the tech industry look hella sympathetic. The enemy of these lunatics is everyone's friend. Libby Phelps Alvarez is the granddaughter of Fred Phelps, leader of the Westboro Baptist...
Jul 30, 2014

Have to assume Westboro Baptist wrote out “dot com” in the URL bc God hates Silicon Valley valleywag.gawker.com/the-westboro-b…

Jul 30, 2014

RT @Valleywag The Westboro Baptist Church is protesting all of Silicon Valley trib.al/jnbudQk

Jul 30, 2014

RT @SteveKandell: ok maybe let's hear them out this time RT @Valleywag: The Westboro Baptist Church is protesting all of Silicon Valley trib.al/jnbudQk

Jul 30, 2014

ok maybe let's hear them out this time RT @Valleywag: The Westboro Baptist Church is protesting all of Silicon Valley trib.al/jnbudQk

Why Does Google Employ a Pro-Slavery Lunatic?

valleywag.gawker.com — In 2011, Justine Tunney was an anti-establishment organizer within Occupy Wall Street, exhorting class warfare on the sidewwalk. Today, it appears that Tunney spends much of her day ranting and railing against the poor, advocating for the overthrow of American democracy, and not least notably, working at Google's New York branch.
Jul 30, 2014

RT @Choire: Sick example of the capitalist-liberal mainstream media republishing someone's private tweets without permission- valleywag.gawker.com/why-does-googl…

Jul 30, 2014

"No person can be this awful, right? Is it an act? A long-con of hardcore trolling?" valleywag.gawker.com/why-does-googl…

Orlando Bloom Threw a Punch at Justin Bieber in Ibiza Last Night

gawker.com — Human pissbucket Justin Bieber and fucking Legolas got into a fight last night at Cipriani in Ibiza. According to eyewitnesses and video footage captured at the scene, Orlando Bloom threw a punch at Bieber after he suggested he banged Bloom's ex-wife, Miranda Kerr.
Jul 30, 2014

Team Legolas. Orlando Bloom threw a punch at Justin Bieber last night gawker.com/orlando-bloom-…

Jul 30, 2014

Legolas punching the Biebs in the face. It’s the little thing in life, ya know? gawker.com/orlando-bloom-…

Jul 30, 2014

RT @ckrewson: OK I LOLed at this description from Gawker about the Justin Bieber/Orlando Bloom mess. gawker.com/orlando-bloom-…

Jul 30, 2014

OK I LOLed at this description from Gawker about the Justin Bieber/Orlando Bloom mess. gawker.com/orlando-bloom-…

Everything Just Keeps Coming Up Allison Williams

defamer.gawker.com — NBC shared a bit of exciting news for Allison Williams this morning, announcing that the Girls star would take on the role of Peter Pan in NBC's live Peter Pan telecast on December 4.
Jul 30, 2014

"'Even in its muggy darkness, I always love the morning,' Williams thought as she drifted to sleep.” bit.ly/ULacgW

How to Be Beautiful, According to D.C.'s "50 Most Beautiful People"

gawker.com — Competition was especially steep this year for congressional gossip sheet The Hill's annual list of the " 50 Most Beautiful People in D.C."-even Malia Obama got shut out. Can you ever be as beautiful as these residents of our nation's most beautiful city?
Jul 29, 2014

How to Be Beautiful, According to D.C.'s "50 Most Beautiful People" gawker.com/how-to-be-beau…

Jul 29, 2014

Shocker: Silicon Valley area congressman MT @samfbiddle "it's not cool to iron your jeans" is as DC as it gets gawker.com/how-to-be-beau…

Jul 29, 2014

Washington, DC: "Then I started to realize it's actually cooler and more hip to not iron jeans." gawker.com/how-to-be-beau…

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Bloomberg: Snapchat Could Be "Worth" $10 Billion

valleywag.gawker.com — What do we do if Evan Spiegel wasn't just arrogant, but right? What if Snapchat turned down $3 billion in order to someday make much, much more? A new report out of Bloomberg says the app's valuation is in the stratosphere.
Jul 30, 2014

"The question is, will anyone ever pay $10 billion to buy out Snapchat?" Easily. valleywag.gawker.com/bloomberg-snap…

Post songs that sound like they were written to soundtrack movie proms

disputations.gawker.com — promcore is an early 21st century musical genre centering around songs that sound like they were written to soundtrack proms in 1980s-set coming-of-age movies

Eight-Year-Old Detroit Boy Shot and Killed in His Bed

gawker.com — An eight-year-old boy was shot and killed while sleeping in his bed last night in Detroit. Police say a gunman opened fire on the back of his townhouse, and a bullet went through the window and hit him in the chest. CBS Detroit has identified the boy as Jakari Pearson.
Jul 30, 2014

RT @JenniferMascia: 8-year-old Detroit boy shot and killed in his bed by stray bullet gawker.com/eight-year-old…

Is the Grilled Cheese Startup Silicon Valley's Most Elaborate Joke?

valleywag.gawker.com — Three years ago, the powerhouse tech investors at Sequoia Capital announced they were putting $10 million into The Melt, a small chain of grilled cheese sandwich restaurants. Today, The Melt is not only still around, but somehow dumber than ever. A prominent startup founder dramatically unveiled a grilled cheese sandwich at the Wall Street...

The NRA's Top Attorney Was Convicted of Murder in 1964

gawker.com — According to recently unearthed court records, Bob Dowlut--who for 30 years has been the architect of the National Rifle Association's legal and cultural agenda--was sentenced to life in an Indiana prison for shooting a shopkeeper during a robbery before murdering a single mother with the same gun.
Jul 29, 2014

"Good guys" with guns @Gawker: The NRA's top attorney was convicted of murder in 1964 gaw.kr/OWALMA4

Jul 29, 2014

Apparently the NRA's top lawyer subscribes to the Army of Darkness firearms credo: "Good, bad, I'm the guy with gun" gawker.com/the-nras-top-a…

Kim Kardashian: Hollywood and the Spirit of Capitalism

gawker.com — What do you picture when you think about fame? Spotlights, a champagne swimming pool, fishnet tights produced in artisanal huts in Palm Springs? Does the act of "working" appear in your mental image? If your answer is no, Kim Kardashian: Hollywood would like to change that.