Former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan has news for the gossip blogsters over at Gawker: I'm comin' after you, brother!But it's not Hogan and his 24-inch pythons that the gossip site needs to worry about, it's his attorneys.Gawker was named in a $100 million lawsuit filed by Hogan -- whose real nam ... More >>
We were about to give you a thrilling account of the issues at stake in the upcoming NFL labor negotiations, including a step-by-step assessment of exactly what we can expect to happen and when, but all that is going to have to wait. Mark Sanchez of the New York Jets apparently had sex with a ... More >>
Eliza Kruger, once anonymousWhen Gawker took down New York GOP representative Christopher Lee of the 26th district, they did so based on the emails of an anonymous woman who made a Craigslist posting. In it, the woman begged, "Will someone prove to me not all CL men look like toads?" In respo ... More >>
Press Clips has long, if intermittently, been the name of the media column at the Village Voice, years ago on paper in the hands of journalists like Sydney Schanberg and Keach Hagey, before being brought to this blog by some untamed rabble-rouser called Foster Kamer. But as a wise man once wr ... More >>
The local internet's most anticipated New Yorker article for the week of October 18, 2010, is set for release online whenever the interns finish formatting it for the web. We told you last Friday that Ben McGrath's profile of Gawker Media boss Nick Denton was coming soon and an online press r ... More >>
After weeks of teasing, we told you earlier that The New Yorker's Nick Denton profile was on its way, in print within the October 18th issue, and likely online this Sunday night. As of 6 p.m. there's still no sign of it on the internet, but how about a little preview? Come inside for a few on ... More >>
As we told you would happen last night, Gawker Media sports site Deadspin.com has published what they suggest (through careful wording) aren't-officially-but-of-course-they-are photographs of former New York Jets quarterback Brett Favre's penis, which he sent to Jets sideline reporter Jenn St ... More >>
This last August, there was much noise to be made over Gawker Media's sports site, Deadspin, and a scoop they ran under the headline 'Brett Favre Once Sent Me Cock Shots': Not A Love Story. The shots were never released, but it looks like that's about to change.
And now, for something not-at-all different! I'm gonna start picking off some of my favorite media stories of the day, and throwing them in a new column with an old name: Press Clips. Maybe you've heard of it? I'm not nearly as attractive as the last guy, but I smile pretty. Anyway, we'll do this ... More >>
This morning Deadspin released what may or may not be a true story of yet another horny athlete (seriously, what are these guys eating for breakfast?). The tawdry tale concerns Brett Favre (you know, will-he-or-won't-he? Brett Farve), a boobalicious young lady (The Daily Line's Jenn Sterger), ... More >>
In today's New York Times Media & Advertising section is an article about blogger burnout. Like many things that get written in the New York Times about bloggers that isn't written by David Carr or Brian Stelter, it sadly merits a blog post making fun of how (A) Insipid and bush-league it i ... More >>
Rarely do conspiracy theorists -- especially those of the media-industrial-complex paranoia persuasion -- get the validation they've been seeking for most of their adult lives. I knew this day would come. And now, it's here.
ESPN suspended its analyst and former Mets GM Steve Phillips after word got out about his affair with production assistant Brooke Hundley, who is accused of stalking his family. Now Phillips is taking a leave of absence, which would seem to indicate that he doesn't expect to be coming back an ... More >>
NYC celebs take over Fontana's, Annex, Slipper Room, Corner Billiards