Our shortened Labor Day week was dominated by the celebrity nude leak, which answered the question "what would it take to get Google search traffic to return to Gawker" with a resounding "J-Law, Kate Upton Nudes Leak." Dayna, Michelle, Jordan, Gabby, and Sam all contributed a lot of reporting and writing to making… » 9/06/14 9:04am 9/06/14 9:04am

A Spreadsheet of Hip America

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STATE/COUNTRY CITY WILLIAMSBURGS #VOTES BUSHWICKS #VOTES
Alabama Birmingham Avondale 1
Alaska Anchorage Spenard 1
Arizona Phoenix Roosevelt Row 1 Downtown 1
Tucson Fourth Ave. 1 Lost Barrio 1
California Burbank Magnolia Park 1 San Fernando Blvd. 1
LA Silver Lake 10 Echo Park 5
Echo Park 2 Highland Park 3
Arts District 2
Venice 1 Eagle Rock 1

Gawker Hero: @Dril

At this point some 60 percent of traffic on the internet is made up of bots. Half of that traffic is "malicious"—spammers, hackers, scrapers, impersonators. This means that at a minimum nearly one-third of all internet traffic is "fake." Bots impersonating bots. Bots impersonating humans. Humans impersonating bots. » 12/31/13 10:47am 12/31/13 10:47am

Millions of Poor Left Uninsured Because of Medicaid Expansion Opt-Out

The New York Times published an infuriating report this morning that highlights the ways in which millions of poor Americans will be left without health coverage because 26 Republican-controlled states refused to expand Medicaid coverage. Two-thirds of poor black Americans and single mothers will be without coverage… » 10/03/13 9:54am 10/03/13 9:54am

Google Boss Enjoys $15 Mil Manhattan Sex Penthouse

If you're a "normal married dude," who also happens to have a ton of sex on the side, you probably go to a motel or the back of a Jeep, I don't know. But if you're Google's executive chairman, knee deep in it with billions to spend, you have this soundproofed third base Xanadu. » 7/25/13 5:30pm 7/25/13 5:30pm