How We Got Rolled by the Dishonest Fascists of Gamergate

On October 1, the computing giant Intel pulled its ads from Gamasutra, a trade website for game developers, over an essay called "'Gamers' don't have to be your audience. 'Gamers' are over" by a journalist named Leigh Alexander. Intel had been successfully harassed by a small, contemptible crusade called "Gamergate"—a… » 10/22/14 5:03pm Wednesday 5:03pm

Reader Poll: Big Letters in Headlines or little letters in headlines?

A debate is raging here at Gawker Media: Should we, as a suite of web sites, maintain (with one exception) our current adherence to the grand American newspapering tradition of Headlines that Capitalize the First Letter of Each Significant Word? Or should we crumble before the creeping Europeanization of our culture… » 7/24/13 5:41pm 7/24/13 5:41pm

Would You Or Someone You Love Like To Be Deadspin's Editorial Assistant?

If so then you should be very jazzed because today is the day that this opportunity is obnoxiously knocking on doors. But beware: we're looking for a certain type of person. A real go-getter. A needle-mover. A ladder-climber. Or we'll settle on a pleasant person who can sift through the mail pile. Actually, here's a… » 5/11/11 6:13pm 5/11/11 6:13pm