CNN Says It Supports Correspondent in War-Related... →
thedeadline: Michael Ware’s first (and only) interview. interesting story
Santonio Holmes, NFL Lightning Rod, Removed from... →
The 2010 Jets will be the football version of either the ‘86 Mets or the ‘92 Mets.
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center Changes Name →
For a more detailed take, here is the NYT take from yesterday.
Verizon iPhone and iPhone 4G on June 7th? →
Details: We will also see the iPhone OS 4.0 software download on June 7. Analysts estimate that there will be two iPhones launched on June 7, and one will support Verizon’s CDMA network. The Verizon iPhone won’t work on 4G network, the 4G just stands for fourth generation. Verizon’s 4G network is expected to be ready in 2011.
LKL Top 25: Pick the top moments →
I’m definitely going with the time Larry was interviewing Hillary Clinton while his wife was at home bangin’ the little league coach. CLASSIC!
“The Kennedys” are coming to the History Channel. →
The cast is certainly, um, interesting to say the least: Greg Kinnear as President John F. Kennedy, Barry Pepper as Attorney General Robert Kennedy, Tom Wilkinson as Ambassador Joe Kennedy, Sr., Katie Holmes as First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy.
So Gulf Coast residents, don’t worry. You no longer have an oil slick the size...– Stephen Colbert. Meanwhile, I can barely contain my anger over this clusterfuck. (via cajunboy) Does the US Gov really need an engraved invitation to start helping? (via tanya77) Via this story: Military planners on Wednesday night began examining options to provide assistance to the Coast...
Major League Baseball bans MLB.com writers from... →
soupsoup: hotfoot: Multiple sources have confirmed to me that Major League Baseball is cracking down on Twitter usage, ordering MLB.com writers to cease tweeting about all non-baseball topics and scolding players for their Twitter usage in general. Forget about Socialism in this country, we are on the fuckin’ express train to Communism.
Bret Michaels of Poison fame was rushed to ICU... →
After an excruciating headache late Thursday night, the star was rushed to an undisclosed hospital where doctors discovered he suffered a massive subarachnoid hemorrhage (bleeding at the base of his brain stem), according to a source close to the situation. Michaels, 47, is currently in critical condition. “After several CAT scans, MRIs and an angiogram, [doctors] decided to keep...
Is Nick Denton Going to Jail? →
(via youngmanhattanite) Will the Caped Crusader avoid going to the big house? Will he get the top bunk? Will boy wonder, Jason Chen, join him in the hoosegow? Will Gawker TV get exclusive video rights to congenial visits? Tune in next week. Same bat time, same bat channel.
Tomorrow in Brooklyn: Eat and support new &... →
From the site: What is FEAST? FEAST is a recurring public dinner designed to use community-driven financial support to democratically fund new and emerging artmakers. At each FEAST, participants will pay a sliding-scale entrance fee for which they will receive supper and a ballot. Diners will vote on a variety of proposed artist projects. At the end of dinner, the artist whose proposal...
N.Y. Giants pull the wool over other teams eyes &... →
What. The. Fuck? The G-men will now be looking to fill holes at the following positions: Hopper Skipper Swing Pusher Jumping Jacker I guess this will all help sell the remaining P.S.L.’s, right?
The guy was tasting himself too long to apologize.– Oakland A’s pitcher Dallas Braden, talking about A-rod after the Yankees 3B ran across the mound during yesterday’s game. My dislike for A-rod is well documented, yet it’s a little unfair of us to ask him to keep track of all of baseball’s “unwritten rules”. The...
Watch as ESPN's Chris Berman has a tantrum because... →
Absolutely classic moment. Couldn’t happen to a bigger or more deserving douchebag
the 31 flavrs of tumblr hearts
doublejack: inthefade: Different things the heart can mean: I really like this post for a variety of reasons. You made me laugh. You made me smile. I totally agree with you. I disagree with you so much that I’m hearting this just so I can remember to come back later, reblog it and tell you you’re an asshole. I don’t really like what you said, but I like what the guy who blogged it before...
Drew Magary's stand up video unearthed. Thousands... →
Who knew Drew used to be a Duke lacrosse player?
Gabriel Snyder Now Executive Editor of 'Newsweek'... →
soupsoup: To: The Staff From: Jon Meacham and Mark Miller We are thrilled to announce that Gabriel Snyder, Gawker’s former editor in chief and a journalist with broad experience in print and digital media, is joining us as Executive Editor, Newsweek Digital. Gabriel helped transform Gawker from what was a guilty pleasure for a Manhattan-centric audience to a vibrant source of real news and...
Adam Yauch--MCA of the Beastie Boys--sent out a...
hello, wanted to send this out to you guys in case you were into it, or wanted to give it to anyone who you think might be. a few friends and i are meditating at the same time twice a day. 9:30am and 6:30pm eastern standard time, for about an hour and half. we are picturing smashing apart all of the cancer cells in the world. we are visualizing taking the energy away from the cancer,...
As Lost Ends, Creators Explain How They Did It,... →
Hitler “Downfall Meme” gets DMCA’d →
adamiss: Oh come on. This is art! The Downfall meme is so well-established that it has literally become standard curriculum for digital moviemaking courses, as evidenced by this class’ page which counted 14 videos before the takedowns were issued (currently, only two of these videos remain playable). Well then, enjoy Hitler discussing the loss of his 4G iPhone before it’s taken down.
ArtAccess Autism Initiative →
I am not a very big proponent of Facebook in general, but it is used for worthwhile causes quite a bit. The Queens Art Museum has started a discussion on their program called, ArtAccess Autism Initiative. Here is a brief description: The Queens Museum of Art and Queens Library are embarking on a multi-year partnership that will engage families with children who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder. ...
When you don’t show up, you’re going to get beat. Doesn’t...– “The Laser Show”, Dustin Pedroia after today’s game. Yet another reason why I think that after Tek retires, DP should get the captain’s C, not Youk. No offense to Youk but he comes across a little whiney when things are going bad, both on the field and to the press, where...
Gizmodo paid $10,000 for “lost” iPhone 4G →
soupsoup: At the time of this writing, Gizmodo’s story alone is bordering on 2 million page views. Now word is leaking out that Gizmodo paid a cool 10 grand for the iPhone prototype, which all things considered, seems like a bargain given Apple’s typically tight rein on product leaks. $10,000 has undeniably diverted a ton of eyeballs to Gizmodo’s site, and the surge in web traffic probably...