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A Statement From the Gawker Media Editorial Staff

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Our union drive has expressed at every stage of the process that one of our core goals is to protect the editorial independence of Gawker Media sites from the influence of business-side concerns. Today’s unprecedented breach of the firewall, in which business executives deleted an editorial post over the objections of… » 7/17/15 6:01pm 7/17/15 6:01pm

Deadcast: Is Ernie Banks’ Body Being Hidden In Washington, D.C.?

Since Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks died over a month ago, his surviving family members have been engaged in a blood feud with Banks's former mistress over both Banks's remaining assets (rumored to be valued at a mere $16,000) and his remains, the location of which are at present unknown. Even though some of… » 3/04/15 11:08am 3/04/15 11:08am

The Revolution Delayed After Newspaper Retracts Realest Cop Quote Ever

For a brief time earlier today, shit got very real when a Kentucky newspaper, The News-Enterprise, printed that "Hardin County Sheriff John Ward said those who go into law enforcement typically do it because they have a desire to shoot minorities." Seriously; it's right here. » 1/08/15 3:17pm 1/08/15 3:17pm

Meet Ratter's New Hire: Swamp Dogg

You heard of Swamp Dogg? Probably not unless he owes you money. Swamp's never had a hit with his own witty and rollicking tunes, though Kid Rock, for one, sampled his stuff and sold millions. More recently, he penned "America, Here's My Boy" for Beck's eclectic "Song Reader." Ah well—Swamp was born with buzzard luck.… » 1/05/15 3:12pm 1/05/15 3:12pm

A Non-Exhaustive List Of Johnny Manziel Dirt We Will Actually Pay For

We get a lot of tips about Johnny Manziel, and most of them read something like this: "Hey, I have a [photo/video] of a [drunk/high] Johnny Manziel [singing along to Drake in a club/rolling up a joint/reaching for a bong/popping bottles/snorting coke]. How much will you pay me for it?" Here is our answer: nothing. » 7/07/14 12:46pm 7/07/14 12:46pm