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Dear Sony, We'll Screen The Interview For You

gawker.com — Faceless hackers-reportedly sponsored by a brutal regime -have succeeded in striking so much fear into the movie industry that nobody will show The Interviews. Well, not us. We'd like to formally offer to show it. Consider this an offer to Sony Pictures. We know that you've had a rough couple of weeks.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @max_read: we are making a 100 percent sincere offer to sony: we will screen the interview. at our offices, even gawker.com/dear-sony-well… (cc @Sethrogen)

Dec 18, 2014

we are making a 100 percent sincere offer to sony: we will screen the interview. at our offices, even gawker.com/dear-sony-well… (cc @Sethrogen)

Here Is Vice Media's Salary Breakdown

gawker.com — Vice Media, now valued at two and a half billion dollars, made a ton of money this year. How much do its employees make? Here is Vice's most detailed information yet. Vice has long had a reputation in the New York media world (and elsewhere) of paying employees-particularly editorial employees-poorly, in part because they could get away with it.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @Gawker: Vice Media's salary breakdown, according to a document filed with the state: gaw.kr/1YgW69D

Dec 18, 2014

I know reporters are always complaining about low pay but a $45K *AVERAGE* at Vice is really beyond the pale: gawker.com/here-is-vice-m…

Christmas Presents Are For Kids

gawker.com — No Christmas presents for grown ups. Christmas presents are for kids. What is Christmas about? 'Tis a question as old as time, as old as Jesus himself (2000 years or more). I know the answer and here it is: Christmas is about giving.
Dec 18, 2014

gawker.com/christmas-pres… Hamilton Nolan is just trolling, but it did remind me I have some kids to buy stuff for.

Dec 18, 2014

If you have a lot of $$ and you ask people with less $$ to buy you (and your kids) gifts, please rethink your life. gawker.com/christmas-pres…

Dec 18, 2014

I like this.. RT @Gawker: Only kids need Christmas presents. Not grown ups. gaw.kr/KdRbaF6

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A Gift Guide for the Recently Divorced Dad

gawker.com — What's that you say? Half of all marriages don't end in divorce, as has long been asserted? Divorces are, in fact, declining? No, I really did not need you to tell me that. What I could use, aside from some sympathy and a decoder ring for this parenting plan, are a few new things.

Disabled Dog Learns to Run on His New, 3D-Printed Legs

gawker.com — Derby the dog, born with underdeveloped front legs that prevented him from running, was abandoned at a shelter and in danger of being put down, The Dodo reports, but he got a second chance with a foster mom who happened to be a director at a 3D printing firm.
Dec 18, 2014

This made my day and might make yours too. Watch Derby the dog run on his new 3D printed legs: bit.ly/1wPrAjz

Dec 18, 2014

RT @Gawker: Disabled dog runs for the first time on his new, 3D-printed legs. gaw.kr/wJWBGfh

Dec 18, 2014

Your feel-good story of the day: disabled dog can run after getting 3D-printed prosthetics goo.gl/YSbE4N

Boston Uber Driver Charged With Raping Passenger in His Backseat

gawker.com — A Boston Uber driver has been arrested for picking up a female passenger, driving her to an unfamiliar area, then locking the doors and forcing himself on her in the backseat. Alejandro Done, 46, has been charged with rape, assault to rape, and assault and battery, CBS Boston reported.

Ryan from The O.C. Likes Sex With "Pink Fluffy" Handcuffs, Whoa

defamer.gawker.com — Remember Ryan, the brooding bad boy with a heart of gold on America's greatest television show, The O.C.? Well, in Elle this month, Ryan revealed that he likes to do sex with "pink fluffy" handcuffs. Aah! Apparently Ryan was on some other show more recently about cops, so that's how this whole handcuffs thing got started.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @evaholland: Be still my heart. cc @doddsef RT @Gawker Ryan from The O.C. likes sex with "pink fluffy" handcuffs. gaw.kr/L42gxfx

Dec 18, 2014

RT @Gawker: Ryan from The O.C. likes sex with "pink fluffy" handcuffs. gaw.kr/L42gxfx

Christmas Is a Wonderful, Secular Holiday

gawker.com — Even when I was a believer, God had virtually no place in my Christmas. Each December 25, I suffered through Catholic mass, feeling each second crawl by. I had things to do, presents to open, Christmas movies to rewatch, sisters to fight with, extended family to see, food to eat and eat and eat.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @RichJuz: .@jimcookeIII illustrated what Christmas means to me and it's the best present I've ever received: gawker.com/christmas-is-a…

Dec 18, 2014

.@jimcookeIII illustrated what Christmas means to me and it's the best present I've ever received: gawker.com/christmas-is-a…

Anatomy of a Right-Wing Bill Clinton Meme

gawker.com — If you travel in certain GOP-centric lanes of the internet, you may have recently come across the above image macro, whose jumbled message depends on awareness of Bill Clinton's reputation as a lecher, resentment of the rape accusations against Bill Cosby, and the apophenic close-reading presumption that it's significant that both are named "Bill C."

Cool Pope Celebrates Birthday by Buying Homeless People Sleeping Bags

gawker.com — Wednesday was the Cool Pope's 78th birthday. What do you think he did to celebrate? Get a few strippers? Eat a pile of molly? Cry to himself silently over a bottle of Grappa about a life lived unfulfilled? No. He bought homeless Romans 400 sleeping bags.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @Gawker: Cool Pope celebrates birthday by buying homeless people sleeping bags gaw.kr/NLsWHVV

Dec 18, 2014

RT @Gawker: Cool Pope celebrates birthday by buying homeless people sleeping bags gaw.kr/NLsWHVV

Angelina's Cleopatra Catastrophe: The Other Side of Sony's Jobs Disaster

defamer.gawker.com — Among the biggest stories coming from Sony's hacking crisis, the botched attempt to make a Steve Jobs movie stands out, revealing an ugly relationship between top Sony Pictures exec Amy Pascal and producer Scott Rudin. We've now found emails that tell the other side of the story.
Dec 18, 2014

Srsly, Angelina Jolie offers a masterclass in poise in these leaked Sony emails. defamer.gawker.com/angelinas-cleo…

Dec 17, 2014

Today I am particularly enjoying Angelina Jolie's agonies over whether to play Cleopatra bald, c/o #SonyHack @Gawker bit.ly/1Gu5OWO

Dec 17, 2014

I know this isn't reallly the point of the Angie emails, but I love that she said this: defamer.gawker.com/angelinas-cleo… pic.twitter.com/QMpGz8DXKq

Dec 17, 2014

angelina jolie replying to an email thread by saying "I have just joined the email exchange" >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> defamer.gawker.com/angelinas-cleo…

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Now U.S. Theaters Can't Even Show Team America: World Police

gawker.com — In response to Sony's decision to cancel the theatrical release of the The Interview due to vague 9/11-ish threats from a group the FBI says is linked to the North Korean government, a handful of theaters planned to show a substitute North Korea comedy: Team America: World Police (2004).

Nebraska and Oklahoma Are Suing Colorado Over Pot Legalization

drugs.gawker.com — Nebraska and Oklahoma-Colorado's neighbors to the northeast and southeast, respectively-are not happy about the pot-smoking going on in the Centennial State. They're such buzzkills, in fact, that they're suing Colorado in the U.S. Supreme Court in an attempt to reverse legalization entirely.
Dec 18, 2014

Nebraska and Oklahoma Are Suing Colorado Over Pot Legalization drugs.gawker.com/nebraska-and-o… What a buzzkill! @wusa9

Here's the First Promo for Larry Wilmore's Nightly Show

gawker.com — The only thing softening the blow of losing The Colbert Report is the potential of the show that will take over its time slot starting next month. It's no coincidence that Larry Wilmore's Nightly Show-f.k.a. The Minority Report- released its first official promo this week.
Dec 18, 2014

In just a few hours, Stephen Colbert regenerates into Larry Wilmore. gawker.com/heres-the-firs…

Stop Resisting: How to Get Arrested at an Eric Garner Protest

gawker.com — My name is Daźay Burnett. I am a 17-year-old senior at Beacon High School. On December 3, 2014, I was arrested, along with about 50 others, for peacefully protesting the Eric Garner decision. I was in my after-school poetry club when my friend Senegal announced to the group that the jury had chosen not to indict Daniel Pantaleo, the officer who killed Eric Garner.
Dec 18, 2014

Gawker has a post by a 17-year-old high schooler arrested at an Eric Garner protest gawker.com/stop-resisting…

New Regency Quietly Cancels Steve Carell's Upcoming North Korea Movie

gawker.com — Looks like Sony isn't the only entertainment company self-censoring-according to reports, Steve Carell's thriller vehicle is indefinitely off, thanks to the film's North Korea-centric plot. According to Deadline, Pyongyang was a paranoid thriller developed as a "star vehicle" for Carell by director Gore Verbinski.
Dec 18, 2014

New Regency Quietly Cancels Steve Carell's Upcoming North Korea Movie gawker.com/new-regency-qu…

Dec 18, 2014

RT @FelicityMorse: Looks like Steve Carrell's upcoming movie about North Korea has also been cancelled gawker.com/new-regency-qu…

Dec 18, 2014

Looks like Steve Carrell's upcoming movie about North Korea has also been cancelled gawker.com/new-regency-qu…

Dec 18, 2014

New Regency Quietly Cancels Steve Carell's Upcoming North Korea Movie gawker.com/new-regency-qu…

Nixon Scion Woos Teenage Supermarket Princess in Worst 'Vows' Column Ever

gawker.com — While the "We left our spouses for each other" New York Times "Vows" column was certainly a doozy, this new one, about the June 4th wedding of Andrea Catsimatidis and Christopher Cox, might be even worse. This weekend's New York Times wedding section tells the salacious tale of two people who...

What Is The Best Pen?

domesticity.gawker.com — For better or for worse, Gawker.com is run by humans-humans with needs, and man, we really need some pens. It's not often 'round this rusty office-shed that our hands are put to use for anything other than clicking and clacking on our whirring computers. As the old adage goes, that's how the sausage gets made.
Dec 17, 2014

I want to start a series a la What Is The Best Pen that's like What Is The Best Health Insurance for Me Specifically domesticity.gawker.com/what-is-the-be…

Dec 17, 2014

I only use Pilot G-2 10s if I can help it. Otherwise OCD gets triggered. RT @Gawker: What is the best pen? gaw.kr/rmBiQXs

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Kate Bosworth's Husband Wore Her Dog Like a Scarf

gawker.com — This photo of actress Kate Bosworth, her director husband of of one year Michael Polish, and her new puppy "Happy" was taken on Tuesday, a rainy day in Los Angeles. I am happy for Kate Bosworth and at peace with her current station in life. [ Photo via Getty]