Posts tagged "gawker"

Girl On Girl: The Inequality In Being Outed

If you were anywhere on the internet in the past four days, you probably read something about Gawker’s outing of a C-level executive at one of the biggest media companies…

Morgan Cohn | July 21, 2015 - 12:10 pm

What Has Changed In The Year Since Eric Garner’s Death?

Eric Garner’s friends and family are mourning and asking what progress has been made in the last year, since he was choked to death by a police officer.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | July 17, 2015 - 5:50 pm

I’m Really Sorry, But That Gawker Whole Foods/Katie Holmes Exposé Is Not As Exciting As It Seems

J.K. Trotter at Gawker’s Black Bag vertical did a very, very, very in-depth investigation of a claim from 2012 that Katie Holmes, living at the Chelsea Mercantile at the time,…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 27, 2015 - 1:00 pm

What’s Up With Defamer Bullying Prince Jackson?

Defamer wrote a post on Michael Jackson’s 17-year-old son Prince Jackson’s apparently totally lame-o lifestyle yesterday, and it strikes me as unnecessarily mean. Here’s a list of everything in that…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | January 6, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Hey Gawker, Here’s Why Outting Lena Dunham’s Rapist Is Bullshit

Yesterday, Gawker’s J.K. Trotter wrote a piece naming the man who allegedly raped Lena Dunham in college. Dunham wrote about the rape in her book, Not That Kind Of Girl,

Beejoli Shah | December 31, 2014 - 1:00 pm

Adobe Sides With GamerGate Bullies As Part Of Their Involvement With The Bully Project (UPDATED)

In a move that is deeply troubling to someone who 1) has been using Photoshop since the mid-’90s and Lightroom and InDesign for the past two years, and 2) understands…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 21, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Jezebel Staff Calls Out Gawker Media For Continually Ignoring Commenter Harassment

The staff of posted a memo today calling out their employer, Gawker Media, for ignoring the constant harassment they face from trolls in their comments section. The staff…

Jessica Wakeman | August 11, 2014 - 5:32 pm

An Open Letter To The Gawker Essayist Who Wrote About Dating White Women While Black

Dear Ernest Baker,

In your recent personal essay on Gawker titled “The Reality of Dating White Women When You Are Black,” you stated unequivocally that you are not…

Tiffanie Drayton | June 4, 2014 - 11:00 am

Gawker Thinks It’s Cool To Smirk At Gender Queer People

Guys, I love sarcasm. It’s a heady, delicious treat I eat up on the hour. But even I have my sarcasm limits. Case in point: Gawker writer Hamiliton Nolan’s response

Julie Gerstein | July 8, 2013 - 6:00 pm

You Know What’s Not Funny, Gawker? Stalking!

There’s nothing ladies find more hilarious than being creepily stalked by a dude with crazy penmanship, am I right? At least, that’s what New York-based media site Gawker might have…

Julie Gerstein | February 4, 2013 - 10:40 am

Lena Dunham’s Entire Book Proposal Posted Online

Gawker has posted Lena Dunham’s $3.7 million book proposal in full. It’s filled with twee little drawings and twee little fonts and general twee-ness all around. And then, if…

Jessica Wakeman | December 7, 2012 - 6:00 pm

Sarah Palin’s Ex-Aide Pens An Unauthorized Tell-All

A former aide to Sarah Palin has penned an unauthorized tell-all (i.e. juicy stuff!) and is on the hunt for a publisher.

You can stll have Sarah Palin…

Jessica Wakeman | February 22, 2011 - 1:40 pm

Online Abortion Vote Is Likely An Anti-Choice Publicity Stunt

Pete and Alisha Arnold made national headlines when, via their site,, the couple asked the public to vote on whether they should have a baby or an abortion. But…

Jessica Wakeman | November 19, 2010 - 8:30 pm

Magazine Ad’s Cunning Linguist Wants To “Satisfy Your Carnal Lust”

Some unfortunate women around the country have to plead with their men to service their downtown real estate. But lucky Manhattan ladies who purchase women’s magazines have been finding handwritten…

Jessica Wakeman | November 11, 2010 - 4:10 pm

Plastic Surgery Commercial Generates Controversy

Say hello to a plastic surgery commercial stirring up … controversy. But is the ad actually controversial — or not? I’m not entirely sure what the deal is,…

Susannah Breslin | June 7, 2010 - 3:10 pm

Quickies: The Eric Dane/Rebecca Gayheart Nude Tape Saga Continues & Pearl Jam Appears As Devo

Gawker Media has responded to a copyright infringement lawsuit in the amount of $1 million filed by “Grey’s Anatomy” star Eric Dane and his actress wife Rebecca Gayheart for the…

Annika Harris | November 2, 2009 - 10:00 pm

Frisky Q&A: Tucker Max Talks “I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell,” Feminism, Sex, And Why He Loves Women

Love him or hate him, Tucker Max is in your face. The author of I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, a debauched chronicling of his booze-fueled sexual hijinks which…

Susannah Breslin | October 1, 2009 - 2:00 pm

The Best Female Bloggers Of 2008

Who are 2008’s best female bloggers? From futurists to postfeminists, octogenarians to mommies, nonbloggers to celebrities, we’ve rounded up the best bloggers who happen to be women. Found out who…

Susannah Breslin | November 30, 2008 - 3:00 pm