Local News Reporter Warms Up By Rapping "Alphabet Aerobics"

Earlier this year, Daniel Radcliffe made it cool (sort of) for white people to attempt Gift of Gab's tongue-twisting recital from "Alphabet Aerobics" with his performance on the Tonight Show. The trend continues down in Odessa, Tex., where local reporter Kim Powell warmed up for a live shot by reporting the breaking… » 12/29/14 11:50am 8 minutes ago

David Geffen: My 20-Year-Old Football Player Ex-BF Is Stalking Me 

Professional rich person David Geffen is having boy drama again: His 20-year-old ex-boyfriend—who was kicked off his college football team after being spotted macking with the then 69-year-old music mogul—was arrested by police in October for violating the terms of a restraining order. » 12/29/14 11:32am 25 minutes ago

Suspended IT Worker Fails Cyborg Community With Unimpressive Robot Voice

In February, a heroic IT guy at the New York City Department of Health was martyred from his job for simply remaining true to the fleshy central processing unit that beats between his and every IT guy's lungs. However, new audio shows that while Ronald Dillon's cyborg intentions may have been pure, his roooobot… » 12/29/14 11:25am 33 minutes ago

Woman in Body Armor Leads Police on Car Chase After Shooting Spree

In another case of justice for violent lawless thugs, a deviant evildoer was gunned down by pol— oh wait it was a white lady and she was taken into custody bloodlessly after driving around Chattanooga, Tennessee, clad in body armor, shooting at innocent people and pointing her loaded gun at cops. » 12/29/14 11:07am 51 minutes ago

The Comeback Finale Was Bullshit, and I Don't Accept It

Well, she got it. After enduring more humiliation than previously imaginable, after alienating virtually everyone in her immediate circle, and after ignoring the Greek chorus of their collective repulsion, Valerie Cherish (Lisa Kudrow) got her happy ending on last night's Season 2 finale of The Comeback. Her… » 12/29/14 10:40am Today 10:40am

Miley Cyrus Frees Her Nipples in Topless Instagram Photo

Mystical bong fairy Miley Cyrus is the latest celebrity to post a topless photo on Instagram to protest the site's censorship of ladynipples. Her contribution to the #FreeTheNipple movement survived for nearly an hour yesterday before "some lame ass" "def" ":flag emoji:" "dat shit." » 12/29/14 10:20am Today 10:20am

Gawker Heroes 2014: The People We Liked This Year

This was a garbage year. It was twelve months of bumper-to-bumper injustice, war, and tragedy. But despite all the awful shit, there were a few people who managed to make 2014 occasionally tolerable and, in some cases, even convince us that 2015 might be worth sticking around to see: honest journalists and courageous… » 12/29/14 9:00am Today 9:00am

These On-Air Bloopers Were the Only Good News That Happened in 2014

It's a fact that there was no good news in 2014. But some funny things did happen on the news. This video, described by Gawker editor-in-chief Max Read as "p good," compiles this year's best news bloopers—including a local news team's terrified reaction to an earthquake and a reporter getting beaned in the head by a… » 12/28/14 11:55pm Yesterday 11:55pm

Facebook Sorry for Making Users Relive Hellish Year With Year in Review 

Facebook now admits that forcing people to revisit their most Liked and commented upon photos and statuses from the past year might not have been the best idea. This week, the product manager for the social media company's "Year in Review" app apologized to Eric Meyer, whose six-year-old daughter died of brain cancer… » 12/28/14 10:25pm Yesterday 10:25pm

The Interview Makes $15M Working From the Computer With One Weird Trick

Despite the disastrous mishandling of its release, The Interview has managed to gross more than $15 million in online sales in four days, plus nearly $3 million more in theaters. Sony claims the film was "rented or purchased online more than 2 million times" between Wednesday and Saturday, making it one of the most… » 12/28/14 8:49pm Yesterday 8:49pm

Grieving Family Rescues Stolen Hearse Bearing Departed Relative's Body

A South Los Angeles family stopped a man from making off with their dead relative's body, which was still in the back of the hearse he had stolen from outside the church where services were to take place yesterday morning, the Los Angeles Times reports. » 12/28/14 4:40pm Yesterday 4:40pm

Gawker Heroes 2014: The People We Liked This Year

This was a garbage year. It was twelve months of bumper-to-bumper injustice, war, and tragedy. But despite all the awful shit, there were a few people who managed to make 2014 occasionally tolerable and, in some cases, even convince us that 2015 might be worth sticking around to see: honest journalists and courageous… » 12/29/14 9:00am Today 9:00am