Ad Sales People Insist You Take This Survey

Hey, you know what's fun? Answering surveys! Honestly, recent studies have shown that frequent survey-responders are considered more attractive, affable, and (where applicable) well-hung than those who choose not to answer surveys. Which is to say that we have no clue what this is about, but if you don't answer this… » 6/01/07 1:56pm 6/01/07 1:56pm

The Glamorous Life Of The Professional Blogger

Hopefully you're enjoying the fantastic new redesign here at Gawker. We're aware that there are still a few unresolved issues, but rest assured that our tech team is working diligently to address them. On the less diligent side, nobody is doing shit about our fucking servers, which hinders our ability to post in… » 5/23/07 2:20pm 5/23/07 2:20pm

Hamptons Concierges Catering To Better Class Of Douchebags



It's not online, but it's worth your dropping your two bits for the Hamptons Survival Guide in today's Post, particularly if you enjoy reading about douchebags. In an article called "Pay for the Privilege," the paper introduces you to Tony Abrams, "lifestylist." Tony runs a concierge service called The 400 (the… » 5/23/07 1:35pm 5/23/07 1:35pm

Local News Team Blows The Lid Off Mysterious Emo Epidemic


Some disturbing news about "a teen phenomenon sweeping the nation. It's something we found most teens know about, but few parents had any clue of. It's called EMO CULTURE," and the crack investigative team from Utah's ABC affiliate is all over it. Fear for your children, people. » 5/23/07 1:15pm 5/23/07 1:15pm

There's A Little Greg Gutfeld In All Of Us

Will "Red Eye," the Fox News' over-the-counter late-night sleep aid, be a success? » 5/23/07 11:35am 5/23/07 11:35am

That assessment comes from sex columnist and frequent "Red Eye" panelist Julia Allison in today's profile about Greg Gutfeld, who hosts the deranged yakfest. It's a revealing piece (perhaps because it's written by George Gurley; it…

Kenneth Eng Is Behind Bars

Is Kenneth Eng finally learning the difference between good attention and bad attention? The Village Voice reports that everyone's favorite Asian supremacist (who was so upset that the kid at Virginia Tech pulled off a violent bloodbath before he could), is currently a guest of the city. » 5/23/07 9:50am 5/23/07 9:50am

Eng was arrested May 11th…

Bancrofts Meet , Murdoch Cuts

"Tuesday," reports the Wall Street Journal, "Richard F. Zannino, the chief executive of Dow Jones, sent a note to employees saying the intense coverage of the News Corp. offer 'is finally showing signs of abating as there have been no significant new developments in recent days.'" That came, of course, in the wake of… » 5/23/07 8:50am 5/23/07 8:50am

Google Will Tell You What To Do And When To Do It

You're anything like us, you get your e-mail sent to a Gmail account. You've got your plans saved on a Google calendar. You check your RSS feeds on Google Reader. Trying to track down something on the Internet? You head to Google. Well, that's not enough: Google wants to completely run your life. » 5/23/07 8:25am 5/23/07 8:25am

The aim, says…

Rupert Murdoch Ends Attempt To Buy Dow Jones, Some Guys Say

Hey, did you hear that it's all over? Rupert Murdoch's play for Dow Jones, that is! Seems that a couple of analysts have told their investors that because nothing has happened so far with the bid in the three weeks since it became public, News Corp. is going to take its $60-a-share offer and walk away. And, you know,… » 5/22/07 6:59pm 5/22/07 6:59pm

Ad Sales People Insist You Take This Survey

Hey, you know what's fun? Answering surveys! Honestly, recent studies have shown that frequent survey-responders are considered more attractive, affable, and (where applicable) well-hung than those who choose not to answer surveys. Which is to say that we have no clue what this is about, but if you don't answer this… » 5/22/07 3:35pm 5/22/07 3:35pm

Peter Braunstein Could Have Saved Chocolate City

Yesterday Dr. William Barr, the prosecution's final witness in the kidnapping and sex abuse trial of lovesexyhatefireman Peter Braunstein, testified as to Braunstein's plans in the wake of his attack and subsequent flight. The South would rise again! (But in the good way!) » 5/22/07 1:10pm 5/22/07 1:10pm

Braunstein's plan was interrupted by that…

The Subway Platform Is An Ad Platform

94 years ago, liar H.K. McCann launched his NYC ad agency with the slogan "Truth Well Told." That was a big fat lie. Advertising copywriter Copyranter brings you instances of advertising lies and the lying liars who sell them. » 5/22/07 12:24pm 5/22/07 12:24pm

Viagra Hard On Jet Lag, Too

Today's New York Post does a pretty good job headlining this story on the recent discovery that Viagra may aid travelers in combating jet lag. Still, too good to resist. Here are our starting five. You can surely do better.
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