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 2 minutes ago

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 22 minutes ago

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

CNN Analyst Says Terrorism Happens When It's Nice Out

Mary Schiavo, a CNN Aviation Analyst reporting on missing AirAsia Flight 8501, believes that terrorists are not to blame, because terrorists prefer nice weather, and the weather was bad when Flight 8501 disappeared. » 12/28/14 2:30pm Yesterday 2:30pm

Russia's Terrifying 'Nuke Trains' Will Be Roving The Rails By 2018

Banned under the previous STARTII treaty, but not excluded in 2011's New START treaty, Russia is pulling from its Soviet strategic playbook and reviving the intercontinental ballistic missile toting, hiding in plain sight, 'Nuke Train' concept. » 12/28/14 1:33pm Yesterday 1:33pm

Police Chief's Perfect Response: Respect Protestors, Keep an Open Mind

When a pro-cop citizen wrote the Nashville Police to express his "frustration and outrage" at the city's peaceful handling of recent Ferguson protests, Chief Steve Anderson reminded the letter-writer of a simple fact: "The police are merely a representative of a government formed by the people for the people—for all… » 12/28/14 1:00pm Yesterday 1:00pm

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