A Used Condom, Screaming, And Porn: There's So Much More To How Bad Harassment Was At The Dallas Mavericks

For years, one guy in the Dallas Mavericks sales department would come into the office and watch porn at his desk. Former employees don’t remember exactly how often he did it—they were trying to avoid seeing it, after all—but it was often enough that multiple people who worked with him remembered seeing it multiple…

How NBC Flubbed Its Coverage, Reported The Wrong Gold Medalist, Then Botched The Correction Of One Of The Most Stunning Upsets In Olympic History

When Ester Ledecká crossed the finish line of this morning’s run of the women’s Super-G a hundredth of a second ahead of reigning gold medalist Anna Veith, the Czech couldn’t believe she’d beaten the Austrian champ. Ledecká, after all, is best known for her achievements in a completely different event: snowboarding,…

Hawaiians Watching Morning Sports Treated To Terrifying "THIS IS NOT A DRILL" Missile Threat Alert [UPDATES]

A false alarm missile threat emergency message went across the Hawaiian islands today, blowing up phones and triggering the Emergency Alert System, something most of us have only ever experienced in our lives as “this is only a test.” Hawaiians who got up early to watch soccer or basketball instead got the scary,…

Rich People Demolished L.A. Weekly To Build The Future They Want For Journalism

In 2009, L.A. Weekly wrote a story about jerkin’—a dance craze sweeping across the Los Angeles basin—that highlighted the work of then little-known rapper YG. “He was so fresh out of prison, he still had ‘FREE YG!’ on his MySpace page,” the story’s author Jeff Weiss told me. It was one of the first interviews YG ever…