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Atlantic City to Close Three Casinos, Lose 8,000 Jobs in Three Weeks

Over the course of under three weeks, the casino resort town of Atlantic City, N.J. will see its city lose three iconic casinos and over 8,000 jobs, leaving a quarter of the town's casino workforce unemployed. Read more...

[Rescuers enter the El Comal gold and silver mine in Bonanza, Nicaragua, where a landslide trapped a

[Rescuers enter the El Comal gold and silver mine in Bonanza, Nicaragua, where a landslide trapped approximately 29 miners Friday. Rescuers were able to make contact with around 20 of the trapped miners, who have reportedly requested food and water. Image by Esteban Felix via AP] Read more...

Cee-Lo Green Pleads No Contest to Dosing a Woman With Ecstasy

Cee-Lo Green avoided a potential jail sentence today by pleading no contest to charges that he drugged an unwitting female companion with Ecstasy last year, allegedly causing her to wake up next to him with no memory of what happened the night before. Read more...

Should Mitt Romney Run for President?

Slate’s resident neoconservative Reihan Salam thinks so! Read more...

Watch Embarrassing Commercials Celebrities Did Before They Were Famous

Back before Bryan Cranston was winning Emmys and making out with Julia Louis Dreyfus, he was hawking hemorrhoid cream. Brad Pitt once tried his hardest to make eating Pringles look like a sexy, fun thing to do. Now you can watch them all in this "Before They Were Famous" supercut. Read more...

?Weekend TV Is Getting Started a Little Early

It's been a long time since I worked 9 to 5 and I am still making my peace with weekends and a three-or-four day weekend is like, "What will we do? Will we still be the same people, on the other side of that cavern of nothingness? Do I remember how to read books?" It stresses me out. Show More Summary

Police Shooting-Plagued Albuquerque to Host Police Shooting Tourney

It might be a good time for the homeless, or teenagers, or Latinos, or African-Americans, or…actually, shit, pretty much everybody in Albuquerque to get out of town because about 500 cops from across the nation and beyond are set to descend on New Mexico's largest city to play with their guns. Read more...

Are Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Sexually Obsessed with Their Neighbors?

People reports that newlywed actors Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will spend their honeymoon in Malta shooting "an intimate, character-driven" drama. Here is People's one sentence-description of the plot of that drama: Read more...

This Pitbull Fucking Loves Bubbles

"It's almost the weekend," you're probably thinking to yourself. You're so excited. But not as excited as this fucking bubble-loving pitbull. Read more...

Female Meteorologist Smacks Down Sexist Jerk on Facebook

Female meteorologists, much like women in every other profession and walk of life, have to put up with a lot of crap from sexist men who think they can do or say whatever they please without repercussions. One guy who got lippy with ABC News meteorologist Ginger Zee this morning got what he deserved. Read more...

Police: Jail Inmate Died From Eating Cell Mate's Drug-Soaked Underwear

A Kentucky jail inmate is under investigation for murder after he allegedly shared his contraband drug-soaked underwear with a cellmate, who died of a methadone overdose. Read more...

Zen Koans Explained: "The Living Buddha & the Tubmaker"

"Do the twist." Would that it were so easy. "Do the twist," says the recording. The simulacrum of sound. Deaf dumb and blind. A real human would know that you can't twist very well. Look at you. Read more...

Drake and Chris Brown Now Top the NYPD's Hip-Hop Police Watch List

A decade or so ago, the NYPD copped to having a so-called "Hip-Hop Police" force that kept tabs on all the rich and famous black men just itching to commit all types of heinous crimes in New York City. That force still reportedly exists, but now it keeps its eye on people like Drake and Chris Brown. Read more...

This Woman Eating Bird Poop Ice Cream Is Your Labor Day Nightmare

For the first few seconds, this is a perfectly pleasant vacation video. A woman in sunglasses waves to the camera—hi dad!— and describes the absolutely beautiful San Francisco beach on which she stands. Then, something white and gooey shoots down the frame. Read more...

Lake Houses Are Better Than Beach Houses: A Manifesto

I am among the personally-disorganized masses who are not going anywhere in particular this holiday weekend. But were it up to me, could I go and have a traditional Labor Day-type vacation in a house with people I knew and liked, I would choose a lake house over a beach house every time. Read more...

The History of Swearing in This Country Is Not So Darn Easy to Explain

There's a graph that's been going around this week, showing how Americans have gotten more foul-mouthed over the past quarter-century or so: Read more...

Officer Go Fuck Yourself Is Out of a Job in Missouri

Ray Albers, the St. Ann police officer who pointed an assault rifle at Ferguson livestreamers and told them he would "fucking kill" them, resigned this week, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports. Read more...

Life With Facebook

Above you can see a chart of Gawker's traffic (in "U.S. people," the Quantcast statistic we use to calculate targets) over the last six months. Read more...

Rick Perry's Border-Deployed National Guard Troops Haven't Been Paid

When Texas Gov. Rick Perry sent National Guard soldiers to the Mexico border to much fanfare earlier this summer, he couldn't say how long they'd be there. It turns out he also couldn't pay them: At least 50 soldiers haven't seen a paycheck and are getting sustenance and vehicle fuel from a local food bank. Read more...

Stephen Colbert Points Out Vaping Alcohol Might Be a Bad Idea

Vapshot, the "refreshing new way" of enjoying alcohol by not actually drinking it, is such a ridiculous idea that Stephen Colbert couldn't make it through a bit about how "safe" it is without completely cracking up. Read more...

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