This fall, the Internet was gripped and then convulsed by Zola and her harrowing Twitter tale of a stripping trip to Florida gone very wrong. Now, in a development we’re still working through emotionally, James Franco will direct a movie based on Rolling Stone’s story about Zola’s tweets.
Senator Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) is live-tweeting today as she waits to find out if she’ll get placed on a jury in Missouri, which is so hilarious, because that’s exactly what I did nigh on six months ago. Real original, Claire!
Over the weekend, three female comedians accused Amy Schumer of stealing jokes for material ranging from her television show to her standup special Amy Schumer: Live at the Apollo, and even her hit movie, Trainwreck. It began when Wendy Liebman wrote in a now-deleted tweet, “Between Amy Schumer doing 1 of my best…
It probably will not surprise you to learn that your favorite beauty blogger or reality television star is almost certainly getting paid to post that perfectly lit selfie with an artfully placed tooth-whitening kit or meal replacement shake on her Instagram account. What you don’t know, really, is how much money they…
Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton’s romance has dominated the tabloids since the first blurry images of them together at a Halloween party surfaced last year. Everything they do as #Shefani (one of the more frequently used portmanteaus for their coupling) gets a headline—from hand-holding, to mouth-on-mouth kissing, to…
Here’s alleged serial rapist Bill Cosby’s mugshot, taken today at the Pennsylvania courthouse where he was arraigned for “charges of aggravated indecent assault, a first-degree felony in connection with the 2004 case involving Andrea Constand.”
Twitter is notoriously terrible at dealing with harassment, so much so that the company has felt it necessary to build more tools and hire more employees to deal with the problem. On Tuesday, the company unveiled its new terms of service in an effort to double down on its commitment to the issue.
The entire world is bored as hell today because they’re seriously debating how a dog would wear pants if dogs wore pants.
At first glance, Miranda Lambert’s Twitter page is nothing special. She has 5.5 million followers. She’s following 234 people. She’s tweeted a little more than 3,000 times. Look at it.
As selected by the staff of Gawker. These tweets are terrible, man.
The Twitter of Cher, which consists mainly of a frantic jumbles of exclamation points and emojis, is always a joy to watch, and even more so when a presidential candidate is involved.
The 1970s were possibly the absolute nadir of American eating habits. That’s common knowledge, but it’s still wild to scroll through photo after photo of revolting evidence. And now you can do just that, thanks to the Twitter account 70s Dinner Party!
Erick Erickson—the influential conservative blogger, Atlanta-area radio host, and Fox News talking head—published a curious claim on Twitter this past Monday, which marked the 74th anniversary of the Imperial Japanese Navy’s coordinated attack on Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor in 1941. “Growing up, I remember my parents never…
As part of its ongoing efforts to improve its public image, Lane Bryant did a little Twitter Q&A this afternoon. It went about as well as any Twitter Q&A ever goes!
Bakersfield, California news station KGET, known far and wide as a bastion of objective journalism, took the time out on Monday to get a “man on the street” perspective of the vile torrent of racism spewing forth from Donald Trump’s mouth hole.
George Zimmerman, the man who has proven his ability to react calmly and rationally in the face of conflict, was finally kicked off of Twitter on Thursday for doxxing and posting nudes (which he claimed aren’t actually nudes) of his ex-girlfriend.
Glamour’s January cover features besties and stars of the forthcoming movie Sisters, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. It’s also an issue devoted to “social”—also known as Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and all those other platforms the cover stars don’t actually use.
Dear, dear friends, we gather together today to mourn the untimely disemboweling of Jeffrey Wells, film critic, rent asunder “like a wildebeest being surrounded and torn apart by hyenas or wild dogs” by the “P.C. Twitter goons.” Wells’ crime was to bravely tweet that women would be too scared to see a movie.