Gawker Heroes: Antoinette Tuff

This past August, Michael Brandon Hill, a 20-year-old with a long mental-illness history, entered a Georgia elementary school with nearly 500 rounds of ammunition, an AK-47, and the stated intention to kill as many people as many as possible. After exchanging fire with the cops, Hill ended up in a drawn-out… »12/19/13 2:12am12/19/13 2:12am


How to Leak to Gawker Without (Hopefully) Getting Caught

Update: This post contained advice and tips on how to securely contact Gawker editors and reporters; it has been superseded by this more comprehensive and up-to-date post. Please go there and read up before reaching out to us—or anyone else—with sensitive information. »5/01/13 8:14pm5/01/13 8:14pm

The Heartrending Legend of Adalia Rose, the Most Reviled Six-Year-Old Girl on the Internet

Like many things of great consequence, it all started with "Ice Ice Baby." Adalia Rose Williams, at the age of five years, made a video of herself dancing to the Vanilla Ice hit, and the dancing videos were ultimately responsible for what followed: the hundreds of letters, the thousands of emails, the 5.8 million… »3/01/13 7:38pm3/01/13 7:38pm