I'm the guy who calls out "Natalie!" on the 10,000 Maniacs 'MTV Unplugged Album'
Every time I see Pete Souza's Instagrams of the Oval Office I get serious doubts about the US government's taste levels. I mean, the beige microfiber couch, and that coffee table? Is that linoleum?
I can't tell if anybody here actually has any specific knowledge about Gawker. For the record, a lot of that stuff from Reddit is false. Gawker was established as a 'gossip' website focusing on New York City but as the website matured they've begun to engage in more 'serious' journalism and are now generally considered to be a legitimate media outlet. Examples of 'scoops' and activism in recent years include Gawker's exposure of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford as a crack addict, as well as the website's Balkan edition playing a central role in Moldova's 'Silent Spring' movement.
All aboard the Express Kundalini
I've spent a bit of time on the Fuck You And Die forums.
Not a place for the thin-skinned.
Texas Mom discovered a child-rearing secret that has angered thousands
I was sure there was a Superchunk song called 'She's An Indie Rocker' and was sure it'd be on The List. Turns out I was actually remembering this Archers of Loaf song:
which iirc was (rumoured to be?) *about* Laura from Superchunk
I think the rumours will persist because people want to believe. They need to believe.
Does it make any difference to the 'classist' attack that (I was curious and Googled for it) the NY Post also gave this place a terrible, zero star review?
Sure maybe it's a little spoiled by now, but the Binders Full Of Women moment is a moment I'll never forget: millions of people in unison all saying/tweeting/blogging "binders full of women?!" with absolute incredulity and delight.