John J. Connolly Jr.

  • Blogs

    March 1, 2011

    Why Did Gawker Refuse to Run John Cook's New York Observer Article on Scientology?

    ​On Tuesday afternoon, the New York Observer, now under the editorship of founding Gawker editor Elizabeth Spiers, published a juicy feature about Scientology by current Gawker editor and investigative journalist John Cook. Atop the article is a purposefully placed Observer editor's note in it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 7, 2008

    2007: The Year In True Crime

    Two Internet hoaxes that end in torture or tragedy. The disappearance of a civil rights pioneer who vanished almost 70 years ago. A daughter's slavish devotion to her criminal mother. A G-man turned criminal. A serial killer brought to justice. A crack-maker turned cake baker. A monster who gets his ... More >>

  • Books

    November 27, 2007

    Color Me Impressed

    Beowulf, meet the Replacements! Great books from 2007 you may have missed.

  • NYC Life

    February 28, 2006

    Vision Quest

    Get your avant-garde fix with plenty of experimental cinema this season

  • News

    November 9, 2004

    Unfinished Biz

    Bush's bulge, poll fraud, and other rumors at the conspiracy-theory frontier

  • Art

    January 14, 2003

    Mob Rules

    ••• A Sociologist Unravels the Ties Binding Organized Crime

  • Music

    March 30, 1999