Michele Bachmann Pledges to Destroy Economy in First Ad

Here's Michele Bachmann's first presidential campaign ad, "Waterloo," named after the famous serial killer town in Iowa. It's pleasant enough — here are my five kids, and then my other 10 billion foster kids, and here is a timelapse pretty Midwestern bridge, now can I be president? » 7/07/11 5:45pm 7/07/11 5:45pm

The Gawker Guide to Summer Television

With so many season finales airing this week, you might think that Americans turn off their TV sets after Memorial Day weekend and only turn it back on again in September. But this is America! All we care about is TV (and food)! Here are some of the new shows—and returning favorites—that will make lying in… » 5/26/11 5:20pm 5/26/11 5:20pm

Dilbert Creator Pretends to Be His Own Biggest Fan on Message Boards

Scott Adams, creator of the great comic strip Dilbert, is sort of a prick. He is a horrible boss, and recently penned a charming misogynist rant comparing women to children begging for candy. Now we learn he likes to bash critics on message boards under a pseudonym. » 4/15/11 4:34pm 4/15/11 4:34pm

Did Sarah Palin Carry Out the Biggest Hoax in American Political…

An interesting footnote has emerged to a theory that raged around the Internet during Sarah Palin's candidacy for Vice President. The theory is that Sarah Palin is actually the grandmother of her purported son Trig, not the mother, and that she staged a gigantic hoax during the campaign to cover up this fact. » 4/14/11 11:14am 4/14/11 11:14am

The Wikileaks Knockoff That Has the Porn Industry Terrified

The porn industry is built on exposure. But the website Porn Wikileaks has brought a harrowing new level of transparency to Porn Valley by publishing the real names of more than 12,000 porn performers. That's just the start. Porn Wikileaks has wrecked havoc on performers' lives for months by wielding personal… » 4/01/11 4:07pm 4/01/11 4:07pm