The $50,000 Steering Wheels Of Formula 1

It wouldn't be Formula 1 without some kind of constant friction between racers, team owners and organizers, and this year's kerfuffle involves steering wheels that force drivers to push more buttons than a 747 pilot having a seizure. [Jalopnik] » 3/25/11 4:49pm 3/25/11 4:49pm

Watch Drunk Frat Boys At The University Of Albany Destroy A Car

As part of some ridiculous drinking holiday at SUNY Albany this weekend called "Kegs n' Eggs", we're treated to video of idiotic frat-boys destroying cars, two girls wrestling drenched in baby oil, and a kid getting stomped in the face. [Jalopnik] » 3/14/11 2:46pm 3/14/11 2:46pm

The Confessions Of A Former Adolescent Puck Tease

In 1999, Katie Baker was a thoroughly self-possessed, hockey-loving 18-year-old headed for Harvard. Or so the older men she met online — and offline — believed. » 1/27/11 1:35pm 1/27/11 1:35pm

Skiing Through New York Blizzard At 40 MPH Is Exhilarating, Terrifying

The Snowpocalypse looks even more like a Mad Max wasteland when you tow a dude on skis down Park Avenue at high speed. » 1/03/11 2:10pm 1/03/11 2:10pm

Here Comes The Ass: Deadspin’s Worst Of 2010

I love Worst of the Year articles. So let us now eschew all the good things from 2010 like Winter's Bone and iPad porn and spend some time wallowing in SHEER SUCK. » 12/31/10 12:00pm 12/31/10 12:00pm

The Wonders And Weirdness Of ESPN In 3D

Patrick Sauer recently attended a viewing of the first-ever NBA telecast on ESPN's new 3D channel, and it was a glimpse into our strange future: floating heads, precision celebrity high-fives, and lots and lots of really unreal detail. » 12/31/10 10:20am 12/31/10 10:20am

Gay Nascar Fan: Gays Give Me More Guff About Being A Gay Nascar Fan…

Having grown up in the racin' bastion of South Carolina, Michael Myers started the website last September. The idea: Provide an online home for kindred sporting souls. The demand: Initially 2,000 unique visits monthly. » 11/14/10 5:30pm 11/14/10 5:30pm

NASCAR Was Entertaining, Bizarre Last Night

Fistfights on the track, drivers flipping officials off, flying car parts crashing into skyboxes, and monkeys. Not just another night at Texas Motor Speedway. Monkeys! » 11/08/10 12:15pm 11/08/10 12:15pm

There Are Invisible Fires In Auto Racing?

Click to view File under: #holyshit. In the 1981 Indianapolis 500, Rick Mears took a pitstop and his car was sprayed with fuel that ignited invisibly after making contact with the engine. Mears and several members of his crew were immediately (and invisibly) lit up. » 11/02/10 7:05pm 11/02/10 7:05pm


Welcome to Great Moments in Drunken Hookup Failure, where we showcase four heartwarming true stories of drunken love gone horribly awry. Off we go. » 10/15/10 2:30pm 10/15/10 2:30pm

Brett Favre's Cellphone Seduction Of Jenn Sterger (Update)

In the video here (parts of which are NSFW due to penis photos at the 2:08 mark), you'll see and hear all the strange messages Jenn Sterger received from someone she was led to believe was Brett Favre. [Final update here.] » 10/07/10 1:53pm 10/07/10 1:53pm

Werner Herzog's Thrilling Car Accident Rescue Story Has Been Animated

Saying Werner Herzog is interesting is an understatement. He gives that Dos Equis Guy a serious run for his money in the Interesting Department. Here's an animated version of the time he saved Joaquin Phoenix from a hideous car wreck. [Kottke] » 9/17/10 12:30pm 9/17/10 12:30pm

Bernie Kosar Has Taken His Talents to Cleveland Traffic Court

So, former Cleveland Browns QB Bernie Kosar got pulled over by the law a couple weeks back. He apparently struck a cop's motorcycle while U-Turning his Range Rover. » 9/04/10 11:30am 9/04/10 11:30am

Lineman On Moped Meets Pickup Truck, Truck Wins

Click to view Iowa center Josh Koeppel was tooling around campus Monday morning, when he had a little run-in with a Ford F-150. Now there's video, and it's clear Koeppel forgot to flick his truck stick. » 9/01/10 11:45am 9/01/10 11:45am

Airbag Prank Nearly Launches Man Through Ceiling

Get a bunch of Russians together, ply them with alcohol, and it's only a matter of time before this happens. Interestingly, this is a perfect re-creation of the later years of the Soviet Space Program. » 8/26/10 5:40pm 8/26/10 5:40pm

Your Moment Of Auto-Erotica: "Oh, How He Tempted Her."

We recently discovered—but then forget—the incredible phenomenon of NASCAR-themed romance fiction, stories filled with passion and grease and beautiful people being driven swiftly to ecstasy and Victory Lane alike. What follows is a brief selection from one such tale. » 8/24/10 3:10pm 8/24/10 3:10pm

Violent Bike Collision Has Quick, Polite Resolution

A guy riding his bike with a shoulder-mounted camera hits an old man. Words are exchanged. Disputation seems inevitable. Then both graciously agree on their mutual culpability and move on. Moral: Old people need to watch where the fuck they're going. » 8/20/10 12:15pm 8/20/10 12:15pm

Dennis Rodman Jousts With Death

Dennis Rodman: Immortal? Or just Unbreakable? The Worm survived riding in an SUV that flipped over on a south Florida highway Saturday. Rodman was returning from a DJ gig which means there are no retired NBA players that aren't DJs. [Chicago Tribune] » 8/02/10 2:00pm 8/02/10 2:00pm

Seven Ways To Improve The Modern Automobile

Time for your Tuesday edition of the Deadspin Funbag. Find more of Drew's stuff at KSK or on Twitter. Today, we're covering survival floats, AIDS bandits, road signs, pillow talk, t-shirt tags, and more. » 7/27/10 3:25pm 7/27/10 3:25pm

Top 13 Subject Lines Of Emails Received From Nick Denton

I've worked at Gawker Media for over four years and in that time have received numerous emails from owner Nick Denton. These are my favorites. See if you can guess which site I was writing for when I got them. » 7/01/10 3:10pm 7/01/10 3:10pm