We Need to Take a Deep Breath and Calm the Fuck Down About Spoilers

Few (highly manageable) frustrations are more vexing than having an episode of your favorite TV show spoiled before you can watch it. You learn a pivotal plot point before you're ready and suddenly you're experiencing all the Kübler-Ross stages of grief. It's an ugly situation. Unfortunately, it's also an inevitable… » 4/18/14 3:15pm 14 minutes ago

There's Been a Secret White House Cat for Years

Today's a Friday before a holiday weekend, which means that many journalists and other such people who write things for the entertainment/information of a indoors-bound readership (hi) are doing what's known as "phoning it in." But buried in a mundane-ish Wall Street Journal story about a fox living on the grounds of the … » 4/18/14 2:40pm 49 minutes ago

Lindsay Lohan Discussed the Power of Selfies on The View Today

Lindsay Lohan co-hosted The View Friday, after being led onstage (in Barbara Walters' words) "like a good daughter." During the episode, Lohan talked about her comeback, tried to talk about the craft of acting with Marisa Tomei and cooked with Sherri Shepherd. During all that activity, however, she never really got… » 4/18/14 2:20pm Today 2:20pm

Think You Know What 'Queer' Looks Like? Think Again.

What do queer people look like? What does it mean to be LGBT+ when it comes to outward sexual orientation markers and gender presentation? The Identity Project seeks to answer this question through a collection of portraits of people who identify across the LGBT+ spectrum. The results are spectacular and thought… » 4/18/14 2:09pm Today 2:09pm

Dad's Passionate Poem: 'To the Boys Who May One Day Date My Daughter'

A video of Jesse Parent performing at a poetry slam is being passed around this week. In the clip, the tattooed, scowling writer recites, "To the boys who may one day date my daughter: I have been waiting for you. Since before her birth, since before my spunk took hold and ignited the fire in her mother's belly, I have … » 4/18/14 1:40pm Today 1:40pm

This Woman Is Absolutely Crushing It on Jeopardy Right Now

Jeopardy contestant Sandie Baker is currently on a six episode winning streak, having, thus far, racked up $140,200 in winnings. Past big winner Arthur Chu (the third most successful Jeopardy contestant ever) is starting to get scared, but her ability to terrify Chu and retain countless trivia facts are only part of… » 4/18/14 12:20pm Today 12:20pm

Read the Full, Lurid Sex Assault Lawsuit Against Bryan Singer

It wasn't necessarily a secret in Hollywood that famed director Bryan Singer, who's openly gay, liked 'em young. In the 20 years he's been in show biz he's gained a reputation for being the biggest chicken hawk in the industry. But with the filing of a lawsuit this week that alleges he'd drugged and raped an underage… » 4/18/14 11:00am Today 11:00am

Hillary Clinton's Memoir Hard Choices Is Ready for Its Close-Up

One day after announcing that she is a grandma-to-be, Hillary Clinton has taken the next step in her “possible” presidential run by announcing her new book title. As much as I look forward to the possibility of a female president, I do wish she hadn’t chosen such a VEEP-friendly name for her memoir, but we’ll take what … » 4/18/14 10:40am Today 10:40am

Meet the Maids Who Clean Manhattan's Filthy Apartments and Messy Lives

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What really goes on in Manhattan's glass apartments? To welcome back Lifetime's primetime drama Devious Maids, Studio@Gawker sent out a reporter to ask three real-life New York City housecleaners about their jobs, their lives, and their clients. Here's the dirt she dug up. [Note: All names have been changed with the… » 4/18/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm