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Fantasy Football Tips for the Extremely Casual Participant

“Fantasy Football” can mean a number of things: A game; a football-related fantasy; your dream football. If this fall it means, for you, “a game,” even though you don’t know too much about football and aren’t sure why you agreed to participate in the fantasy version, I have a few tips.
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Gawker Media’s SecureDrop Is Up and Running Again

A quick announcement: Gawker Media’s anonymous SecureDrop portal, which went down for a few days as we moved the server into our new office, is up and running again. If you have information or stories to share with any of Gawker Media’s sites—and want to remain as anonymous as possible—SecureDrop is for you. Detailed… » 8/03/15 3:03pm 8/03/15 3:03pm

Fix The New ESPN.com Annoyances With This Greasemonkey Script

One of the biggest complaints about the new ESPN.com layout is that clicking a live score at the top of the homepage no longer takes you to the box score, but instead a live Game Tracker that takes time to load and generally isn’t something anyone actually wants to see. Reader William has remedied this with a … » 4/10/15 3:28pm 4/10/15 3:28pm

This Guy Was Sharing The Hacked Celeb Nudes Weeks Before They Leaked

Last night, we brought you the story of the Deadspin reader whose girlfriend was approached on Aug. 19 with a strange request—a Facebook user going by the (presumably fake) name of Jason Killan offered her $5,000 for nude pictures or videos. Our reader—we'll call him David—messaged Killan to tell him to fuck off,… » 9/01/14 10:02pm 9/01/14 10:02pm

We Heard About The Nude Celeb Pics Hack Weeks Ago; Here's What We Know

We get many tips every day. (By the way, email us at tips@deadspin.com!) Some of these are dead ends; others are not. A few weeks ago, someone emailed us with a weird story involving pictures of nude celebrities that, without going into it in detail, sounded and sounds like total bullshit. But then there was today's… » 8/31/14 11:20pm 8/31/14 11:20pm

How to Get Out of a Wedding Alive

It’s summertime, so it’s wedding time. Psyched? No, I know. What should be a maybe fraught but generally lovely tradition of intimacy-made-public, of vulnerability-made-brave, has come to sanction and even require demanding, ‘zilla-ed out brides, wedding websites, multiple pre-wedding showers and parties and gift… » 8/06/13 5:14pm 8/06/13 5:14pm