The Gawker Review Weekend Reading List [4.18.15]

Hillary Clinton has a date with history. It was all but inevitable: The former Secretary of State officially announced her candidacy for president this week. Other hopefuls include Republican senators Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and Marco Rubio. I’m stating the obvious here: but Cruz, Paul, and Biggest Idiot™ don’t have a … » 4/18/15 11:47am 17 minutes ago

Zayn Malik: New Hair, New Piercing, Totally Loving Life After Leaving 1D

Zayny baby! Let’s rap. First you quit British boy band One Direction; then you blithely go on vacation with your fiancée Perrie Edwards; then you let some rumors fly about possibly getting married at Disneyland. And now, a major haircut and a nose piercing? You wanna tell us what’s going on? » 4/17/15 5:34pm Yesterday 5:34pm

Forward or Delete: This Week's Fake Viral Photos

Occasionally, against all odds, you’ll see an interesting or even enjoyable picture on the Internet. But is it worth sharing, or just another Photoshop job that belongs in the digital trash heap? Check in here and find out if that viral photo deserves an enthusiastic “forward” or a pitiless “delete.” » 4/17/15 5:16pm Yesterday 5:16pm

More Embarrassing Emails: The Sony Hack B-Sides

The huge, hemorrhaging Sony leak went down late last year, but even now we’re still discovering new tidbits. Since it’s now very easy and very safe to peruse the archives on your own, let’s see what we can can find together. » 4/17/15 5:00pm Yesterday 5:00pm

The Gay Rights Struggle Is Not Over: A Chat With Michelangelo Signorile

“It’s time for us to be intolerant—intolerant of all forms of homophobia, transphobia, and all forms of bigotry against LBGT people,” writes journalist/SiriusXM host Michaelangelo Signorile in his new book, It’s Not Over: Getting Beyond Tolerance, Defeating Homophobia, and Winning True Equality. A call to… » 4/17/15 3:10pm Yesterday 3:10pm

White History Month Isn’t Going to Pay For Itself You Know

A deli owner claims the backlash against the “white history month” sign he displayed in his store window during March has put him out of business. So he’s following in the footsteps of that anti-gay-marriage pizza place by asking for money on GoFundMe. » 4/17/15 3:00pm Yesterday 3:00pm