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Vanderbilt Football Players Found Guilty of Raping Unconscious Student

37 minutes agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

It only took a few hours for a Nashville jury to convict two former football players accused of raping an unconscious Vanderbilt student in a sickening attack captured on a cell phone video. Read more...

Defamer Katie Holmes' Clothes Died | Internet Criticize GamerGate as a Woman, and Your Twitter Menti

Defamer Katie Holmes' Clothes Died | Internet Criticize GamerGate as a Woman, and Your Twitter Mentions Look Like This | Newsfeed Zombie Cat Claws Way Out of Grave Five Days After Being Buried Alive Read more...

Elderly Couple Murdered Buying Dream Car From Craigslist: Cops

An elderly Georgia couple's plan to buy their dream car off Craigslist ended in tragedy last week. Three days after they went missing, the couple's car was found in a lake. Their bodies were discovered nearby. WSB reports that both had been shot in the head. Read more...

The United States of Inequality

Economic inequality in America has been steadily increasing for three decades. Since the recession, only the very rich have made out well. Now, we have data on the individual U.S. states where the class war is being lost most severely. Read more...

Bowe Bergdahl Isn't Charged With Desertion, But He's Still Fucked

Bowe Bergdahl, the eccentric Army enlistee and final Afghanistan P.O.W. whose release from Taliban custody left detractors screaming for his corpse, may face desertion charges soon. Or maybe not. No one knows for certain just yet. But either way, these blogospheric anti-Bergdahl snuff-porn fantasies will be heard, dammit. Read more...

Punch-drunk Jonathan Chait Takes On the Entire Internet

So, here is sad white man Jonathan Chait's essay about the difficulty of being a white man in the second age of "political correctness." In a neat bit of editorial trolling, New York teased the column with following question: "Can a white, liberal man critique a culture of political correctness?" Read more...

Students' Stories of Depressingly Common Run-Ins with Campus Cops

Saturday night, after reading Times columnist Charles Blow's account of his son's detainment at gunpoint by Yale campus police, I was transported back to my own run-in with UCLA campus police in 2009. It was a typically relaxed Sunday evening, and I was headed home from the library. Show More Summary

Antiviral These Men Weren't Really Tricked Into Sexually Harassing Their Moms | Defamer Ariana Grand

Antiviral These Men Weren't Really Tricked Into Sexually Harassing Their Moms | Defamer Ariana Grande Loves Her Boyfriend's "Gang Bang" | Newsfeed White House Drone Guy Was Dronk; Report: He Dronk Read more...

Taylor Swift to Nick Jonas in Alleged Leaked DMs: "Are we bad kids now?"

Ever looked God straight in the eye? Here's the next best thing: the fellow who claims to have broken into Tayla Swift's Twitter account is tweeting what he claims are screenshots of her DMs with the stars. Take a look—just one peek. Read more...

This 2009 Pokémon Message Board Thread Is the Greatest Drama of Our Time

It was June 2009. The Glee cast's rendition of "Don't Stop Believing" was the most popular single in America. Swine flu was raging worldwide. The tax day protests that launched the Tea Party began popping up across the U.S. months before. Show More Summary

The More We Look, the More Innocent People We Find in Prison

As more effort has gone into seeking out innocent people in prison over the last several years, the number of exonerations has been on the rise. Last year broke all the records. Read more...

Is Rupert Murdoch Tweeting While Drunk?

Last night, Australian media baron Rupert Murdoch tweeted the following: Read more...

Reminder: Gawker is trying out a new publishing system where we post lest often to the front page.

Reminder: Gawker is trying out a new publishing system where we post lest often to the front page. Happening across the blogs: Internet Instagram God-Prick Dan Bilzerian Lives in a Loaded Gun Death Trap | Defamer Blink One-Eighty-Feud:...Show More Summary

The Worst Sorority Rush Videos: A Guide to Colleges' Most Cringeworthy

Sorority rush is currently in full swing at many of our nation's top institutions of higher learning, and that means that a lot of young ladies' mothers and fathers have, perhaps unwittingly, paid for the production of extravagant videos to make their daughter's sorority look the best. Lucky for us, they're all on YouTube. Read more...

Peggy Noonan Is Confused

Doddering Reaganite Peggy Noonan can remember the olden days—yes, that is clear. The rest of it is a bit of a blur, though. Read more...

Why NYC's "Historic" Blizzard Didn't Live up to the Hype

If you woke up this fine Tuesday morning to find much less snow than forecasters predicted, you're likely one of the thousands of angry people sprinting to the computer to voice your outrage—outrage!!!—that those lowlife, idiotic, goodfernothin' meteorologists can't get anything right. Here's why you're wrong. Read more...

We Closed the Subway for This? Everything to Know About NYC's Storm Bust

10 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Well, well, well. New Yorkers lucked out last night and were spared the feared three feet of snow predicted to hit the city. Forecasts put our friends to the north and east as bearing the brunt of the storm, with 18 inches already recorded in Massachusetts—and plenty of snow still headed their way. Here's what you need to know today: Read more...

NYC Subways Are Still Running Tonight, You Just Can't Ride Them

19 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo officially shut New York City's subway system down Monday night in anticipation of a potentially "crippling" blizzard, but according to reports, the trains are still running—city residents just can't ride them. Read more...

Forty Dogs Just Vanished From a Small Texas Town

20 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

At least 40 dogs have mysteriously gone missing since November in a small North Texas town, but authorities say they have no idea who is taking them or why. Read more...

Alabama Politician Threatens to Out Colleagues Who Are Having Affairs

21 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

This weekend a gay Alabama politician, frustrated by her colleagues' reaction to a gay marriage bill, threatened to reveal which of them are currently having extramarital affairs. Read more...

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