New Fake Indian Joins Old Fake Indian In NY High School's R-Word Fight

The "Redskins" name controversy has played out all over America for years now, in precincts high and low. It's now turned up, though, in the last place you'd expect—Lancaster, N.Y. Some of the same spurious Indians defending the NFL team's name jumped in the small-town fray this week. » 3/05/15 7:05pm 17 minutes ago

2 Chainz Is A Good Instagram Dad

So 2 Chainz is a rapper who changed his name from Tity Boi to be more family-friendly. Which is funny, and also not all that weird, when you think about both how much he wants to sell records and how much he loves his two daughters, Heaven and Harmony. If Instagram counted in real life, the Atlanta emcee would be Rap… » 3/05/15 4:40pm Today 4:40pm

MLS Players And Owners Agree To Keep League Mired In Mediocrity

We're still in the process of digesting last night's surprise CBA accord between MLS and its players. Until or unless we get to dig into the specifics, it'll be difficult to judge exactly how the new agreement will affect those involved. Of course, the specifics will mainly be of interest for those outside the game,… » 3/05/15 2:36pm Today 2:36pm

The Best Beer Is From Oklahoma (Naturally)

On Friday night, I had the distinctly fat and drunk pleasure of attending Drink Craft Beer's Boston Cheese and Beer Fest. The pleasure was provided by the obvious means—one of the cheeses had cumin seeds right inside it! the beers were mostly good and occasionally excellent!—and also via some less obvious routes. » 3/05/15 2:21pm Today 2:21pm

Olympian On The IOC's Rules Against Sponsors: "It's Very Un-American"

We all know—or should know—that Olympic athletes don't make a penny from that 17-day extravaganza of running, jumping, throwing, swimming, flipping, etc. That pisses two-time Olympian Nick Symmonds off. It should, especially when you consider that even though about $6 billion went through the International Olympic… » 3/05/15 1:55pm Today 1:55pm

Hassan Whiteside Just Won't Quit

There has been no stranger story in the NBA this year than the rise of Hassan Whiteside, the 25-year-old center who spent the last two seasons playing for the Sichuan Blue Whales, Al Mouttahed Tripoli, and Jiangsu Tongxi—making the trip back to China after being released by Tripoli—and now won't stop throwing up… » 3/05/15 1:46pm Today 1:46pm

How to Survive Your First Tech Job

Tech companies make my blood boil. I live in San Francisco, where I'm surrounded by them. What's worse, I'm surrounded by their employees—by droves of social-media strategists and integrated-marketing specialists, by dev-ops leads and database engineers, by bro-grammers. So, so many bro-grammers. This phylum… » 3/05/15 1:30pm Today 1:30pm

A Tinier Espresso Machine, Discounted Blenders, and More Deals

Great espresso requires significant investments of time, money, and effort, as well as the willingness to buy fresh beans and the scheduling to use them quickly. We'll have a guide on that soon, but if you know it's not gonna happen for you, keep reading. » 3/05/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

Drink The Kool-Aid: Why True/False Is Our Best Little Film Festival 

Film festivals are weird things. If you love movies and have dreamed of going to, say, Cannes or Sundance, you might have this romantic vision of watching dozens of movies amid happy, goodhearted souls who share your abiding passion for film. The reality is, you'll meet some of those people at a film festival,… » 3/05/15 12:59pm Today 12:59pm

Giants TE Larry Donnell Was On Plane That Skidded Off Runway

A Delta flight from Atlanta to New York skidded off the end of the runway at snowy LaGuardia airport this morning, coming to rest on a berm specifically put there to keep planes from splashing into Flushing Bay. A reported 130 people were board the MD-80, including Giants tight end Larry Donnell, who Instagrammed a… » 3/05/15 12:17pm Today 12:17pm

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Today artisanal and local makers own the food scene, but that doesn't mean they're easy to find at local grocery stores. With a subscription from Mouth you'll discover the best local makers of your favorite food and drinks, and get it all delivered to your door. Plus, you'll save 20% with promo code Gawker20. » 3/03/15 2:01pm Tuesday 2:01pm