Confessions Of A Tonya Harding Apologist

I was 5 years old when I fell in love with Tonya Harding. The year was 1988, and I had just taken up figure skating. My favorite aunt, Julie, had recently moved from my Maryland neighborhood to Portland, Ore., and I was determined to find something to like about the state. Tonya, a scrappy Oregonian underdog, was the… » 1/17/14 12:49pm 1/17/14 12:49pm

Meet The Lady Director Behind The Tonya Harding Doc, The Price of Gold

Tonight, ESPN is set to air a "30 for 30" documentary, The Price of Gold, which chronicles the Nancy Kerrigan–Tonya Harding scandal that rocked the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer. Vulture's Lindsey Weber has a pretty terrific interview with the documentary's director, Nanette Burstein, who previously helmed the… » 1/16/14 10:30pm 1/16/14 10:30pm

Get Ready For Some Ultra-Crappy Olympic Figure Skating Coverage

If you were hoping against hope that you'd be able to enjoy the Sochi Winter Olympics this February, despite all the Russian anti-gay fuckery, because cuddling up with your couch blanket and mug of spiked apple cider for days and days of prime-time coverage of figure skating is your idea of a little slice of glitter… » 1/06/14 4:15pm 1/06/14 4:15pm