Book Is Supposedly New 50 Shades, But Is Really Just Sloppy Fanfic

The latest, greatest thing has bubbled up from the depths of the Youth Internet. It's the serial novel After, written in installments by a 25-year-old Texan named Anna Todd. And it's pretty much the One Direction fanfic version of 50 Shades of Gray. If you've ever wanted to bone Harry Styles, well, this is the novel… » 4/18/14 7:46pm 17 minutes ago

Tell Us About the Juiciest Thing You Found Snooping On Social Media

Welcome to Pissing Contest, a weekly story sharing circle for the the ass-draggiest time of the afternoon on the ass-draggiest time of the last day between you and the weekend. Every week, we'll ask a question, you'll share stories, and we'll pick a winner that's featured in the next week's post. It's like a pyramid… » 4/18/14 5:00pm Today 5:00pm

Mayor Who Fired Lesbian Police Chief Caught on Tape in Homophobic Rant

The mayor of Latta, a small South Carolina town, sparked outrage and triggered protests after firing longtime police Chief Crystal Moore. Moore is a lesbian and believes that her firing was the result of the mayor's homophobia; he maintained that she was removed from the force after receiving seven reprimands. Too bad… » 4/18/14 4:20pm Today 4:20pm

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 Today 3:15pm

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