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    February 28, 2011

    Nick Denton: Don't count me out of Rex Sorgatz bet yet

    TwitterNick Denton tweets that he has six months to rebound before he loses the bet.​Nick Denton may have just issued a long mea culpa to readers apologizing for problems with Gawker's much-maligned redesign, but that doesn't mean he's ready to give up on it.I asked rhetorically on Twitter if it w ... More >>

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    February 7, 2011

    Nick Denton issues high stakes wager to Rex Sorgatz

    Nick Denton wants Rex Sorgatz's money.​Nick Denton has made a high stakes wager with Rex Sorgatz over the future success of Gawker Media sites in the wake of a redesign launched today.For every 1 million pageviews that the sites go over 510 million, Sorgatz owes Denton $10. For every 1 million pag ... More >>

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    December 15, 2010

    Brett Favre's "honor" ruined: Comment of the day

    Favre has admitted sending messages to Jenn Sterger, but not pictures.​Brett Favre's record-breaking streak for regular season starts, 297, ended as the Vikings took the field Monday night in Detroit. We noted that whatever anyone thinks of his off-field problems -- and we've written about t ... More >>

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    December 12, 2010

    Metrodome collapse: Video shows roof failure frame-by-frame

    ​The now widely-circulated Fox Sports video inside the collapse of the Metrodome's roof shows two holes open in the Teflon roof and dump tons of snow into the Red Zone.Although the video is just 30 seconds, it reveals a lot about how the roof failed. We've got a Zapruder Film-like frame-by-frame a ... More >>

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    December 12, 2010

    Metrodome collapse: Video from inside the stadium [UPDATED]

    The Metrodome roof gives way and snow pours into Mall of America Field.​Fox has just released video of what the collapse of the Metrodome looked like from inside, and it is nothing short of amazing.It starts with water dripping in, then an ominous sagging, before a hole rips in the skylight and to ... More >>

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    December 12, 2010

    Gawker hacked: Passwords of commenters compromised in ultimate security fail

    Gawker admits it didn't keep your passwords secure.​If you have ever commented on a Gawker media property or even registered to do so, you should change your password right now.Not just your Gawker password, but any email passwords you may have registered with the site as part of your account.Afte ... More >>

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    December 7, 2010

    Alex Pareene on leaving Gawker: "Gawker isn't taken seriously"

    YouTubeAlex Pareene sans regrets.​Alex Pareene was blogging prolifically from his NYU dorm before anyone was paying him to do so, often about hating other NYU students and occasionally about his hometown, Minneapolis. Then like a fairy blogmother, Gawker owner Nick Denton whisked him away to ... More >>

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    December 7, 2010

    Jenn Sterger threatens to "go public" on Brett Favre

    More evidence?​Jenn Sterger's manager says that unless the National Football League punishes Brett Favre over the sexting scandal involving the former Jets sideline host, she'll "go public." Phil Reese tells TMZ that the evidence Sterger handed over to NFL investigators a few weeks ago "prov ... More >>

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    December 3, 2010

    Brett Favre's junk was worth $12,000 [VIDEO]

    A worthwhile investment?​We've long known that Deadspin paid an anonymous source for the cock shots and sexts it said Brett Favre sent to Jenn Sterger, just like it pays for other news. But until today we didn't know how much Favre's junk was worth. Now we do.

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    November 24, 2010

    Brett Favre and Jenn Sterger: No cash settlement

    Their lawyers say no money changed hands.​The NFL's geek squad is still obsessing over whether Brett Favre sent unwanted cock shots to Jenn Sterger's cell phone. And now Favre's agent and Sterger's manager are trading accusations about whether Favre wanted to buy Sterger's silence as the stor ... More >>

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    November 19, 2010

    Gawker falls for BirthOrNot abortion hoax by its own trollish commenter, Zeeboid [UPDATED]

    Nick Denton bought the birthornot.com hoax hook, line and sinker on Gawker.​Earlier today, we revealed that Pete Arnold, the father of the fetus at the center of the birthornot abortion poll, is actually a rightwing internet troll. We even sent a reporter to the Arnold house in Apple Valley, where ... More >>

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    November 12, 2010

    Jenn Sterger goes deep with NFL on Brett Favre [UPDATE]

    The former Jets sideline host huddled with NFL security officials.​Just as Brett Favre seems to be getting back in the groove, the story about his itchy cell phone thumb is back in play. Jenn Sterger spent three hours yesterday with NFL security officials, going into detail about Favre's alle ... More >>

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    November 9, 2010

    Conan O'Brien returns with Brett Favre's penis [VIDEO]

    Coco's back, with Brett Favre for a prop.​The Brett Favre crotch shot saga just keeps spreading. Last night, Conan O'Brien couldn't resist getting in his 2 cents during the debut of his new TBS show, "Conan." Having emerged from the ashes of NBC's epic screw-over, first with a summer tour and ... More >>

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    November 1, 2010

    Jenn Sterger readies legal blitz on Brett Favre?

    Another headache for the gunslinger​Brett Favre took a pretty hard hit on Sunday against the Patriots, to the tune of eight stitches to go along with a 28-18 loss for the Vikings. Now it sounds like he's about to get blitzed by former Jets sideline host Jenn Sterger over the penis pictures he ... More >>

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    October 29, 2010

    Jenn Sterger's Versus show canceled over limp ratings

    Jenn Sterger couldn't draw enough eyeballs.​Brett Favre's still got his job as quarterback for the Minnesota Vikings -- at least for now. But Jenn Sterger just got pink-slipped. The Versus cable network has canceled her "Daily Line" show. Limp ratings, the network told the AP. Nothing persona ... More >>

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    October 29, 2010

    Gawker ethics 101: Blame the source

    Nick Denton is saving Democracy, one pubic hair at a time.​Gawker Media's latest sex stunt has backfired.Hot on the heels of its success with the Brett Favre penis sexts, Gawker went to the well one too many times and dredged up a not-very-lurid tale about Christine O'Donnell sleeping in bed with ... More >>

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    October 27, 2010

    Allison Torres: I saw Favre's penis sext too

    Allison Torres Facebook Fan ClubThis woman also has something to say about Favre's penis.​Brett Farve's sports career looks to be rapidly crumbling into dust, but his fame as the colossally indiscreet owner of an unremarkable penis is only growing. Favre has already copped to sending former J ... More >>

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    October 25, 2010

    Brett Favre's Wranglers unzipped on SNL [VIDEO]

    It's the perfect marriage of comfort and style.​Brett Favre is saying he didn't send pictures of his junk to Jenn Sterger, but that hasn't stopped Jason Sudeikis and Saturday Night Live from lampooning his Wrangler "Bad to the Bone" commercial.

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    October 24, 2010

    Favre left Sterger voicemails, not penis pictures

    Brett Favre: That's my voice, but not my penis​Brett Favre admits to the NFL that he left voicemails for Jenn Sterger, but denies sending her pictures of his penis, according to a report by Jay Glazer.This is a smart strategy on Brett Favre's part--the voicemails, while embarrassing, don't break a ... More >>

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    October 22, 2010

    Brett Favre 'We Want Some Pussy' video surfaces

    Screen grab via RadarOnline.comBrett Favre: "We want some pussy!"​With the NFL looking into Brett Favre's alleged sexting, and his wife, Deanna, going on TV to say that faith is the only thing keeping her together, this new video can't be welcome news. It shows a boozing 23-year-old Favre in ... More >>

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    October 21, 2010

    Jimmy Kimmel gets into Brett Favre's Wranglers [VIDEO]

    Enough room for a photo.​Wrangler scaled back its "Bad to the Bone" ads featuring Brett Favre, so Jimmy Kimmel has generously stepped into the breach.

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    October 20, 2010

    Jenn Sterger lawyers up [UPDATE]

    Jenn Sterger just wants to talk with a lawyer.​She hasn't talked to the National Football League yet about those alleged photo sext messages from Brett Favre, but former Jets sideline host Jenn Sterger is talking to a lawyer. The Pioneer Press reports that Sterger has retained the services of ... More >>

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    October 18, 2010

    Brett Favre's Wrangler ads cut from NFL broadcasts

    Brett Favre's still in hreavy rotation on the Wrangler homepage.​It looked like Wrangler was sticking with Brett Favre in the immediate wake of the Jenn Sterger sexting allegations, but that's changed. Citing an outfit called Front Row Analytics, CNBC says that no Favre Wrangler ads, featurin ... More >>

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    October 15, 2010

    Gregory Favre disavows cousin Brett's penis

    Brett and Gregory Favre: Cousins.​Anyone with an awkward relative can surely relate to the predicament of Gregory Favre: His cousin Brett, the famous quarterback, is under investigation for allegedly sending a woman unwanted photos of his junk. How's that for a family reunion show stopper?

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    October 15, 2010

    Favre penis stars in animated movie [VIDEO]

    Brett Favre, animated star​Alleged sexter Brett Favre just got sacked with a blind-side piece of Taiwanese animation. Disgusted cheeseheads, a shocked Jenn Sterger, perky massage therapists and keg-standing NFL officials: All play starring roles, complete with the entertaining Taiwanese color ... More >>

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    October 14, 2010

    Charles Barkley says Brett Favre "handled himself perfectly"

    Charles Barkley, Freudian slip Hall of Famer.​We know that Charles Barkley doesn't think he's role model. He's blown millions of dollars gambling, after all. He's a convicted drunk driver. He's spat at fans. So the NBA Hall of Famer is just the guy you want riding to Brett Favre's rescue. Th ... More >>

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    October 14, 2010

    Favre's penis can't catch a break [VIDEO]

    Brett Favre takes one in the nuts.​Bad enough that Brett Favre's little quarterback has become front page news all over the country thanks to the sexting allegations from Deadspin. Now he's really taken a hit in the nuts. Literally. This guy's penis just can't catch a break -- or a ball. And ... More >>

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    October 14, 2010

    Stephen Colbert on Brett Favre's jock [VIDEO]

    Colbert reminds us there's no hard evidence against Favre.​Stephen Colbert rolled Brett Favre's crotch, ankle and Crocs into one big happy package with a turtle last night. Who knew sexting stories and reptiles could be so much fun?

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    October 13, 2010

    Brett Favre's still bad to the bone for Wrangler

    Nothing's coming between Brett Favre and his Wranglers, yet.​It's going to be hard looking at those Brett Favre Wrangler ads anymore without rolling the eyes as "Bad To The Bone" plays in the background. But so far, Wrangler's keeping Favre at the center of its ad strategy despite the sextin ... More >>

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    October 12, 2010

    Brett Favre sexting story eclipses 500th TD pass

    Brett Favre's joyous return to the Vikings seems like years ago.​Brett Favre broke two big records last night, despite leading the Vikings to a 20-29 loss against the Jets. He's now the first player in NFL history to throw 500 (and 501, and 502) touchdown passes, and the first to reach 70,000 ... More >>

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    October 11, 2010

    Brett Favre admits his reputation's at stake [UPDATED]

    Brett Favre's caught out of position.​Update: Favre talked to his teammates about the distraction. More after the jump. The Vikings take on the Jets tonight, but quarterback Brett Favre is figuring out how to take on allegations that he sexted photographs of his penis to Jenn Sterger. NFL Co ... More >>

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    October 11, 2010

    Favre sexting on Monday Night Football

    Brett Favre's sexting allegation isn't going away.​If there was any questions left whether the Brett Favre sexting allegations are a legitimate new story, they were answer tonight when Monday Night Football devoted over a minute to discussing the issue prior to the kickoff of the Vikings game agai ... More >>

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    October 10, 2010

    Masseuse claims Brett Favre sexual harassment

    Another woman has come forward with sexual harassment allegations against Brett Favre.​The other cleat just dropped.Today, on Brett Favre's birthday of all days, The New York Post published allegations of a second woman claiming lewd sexual harassment by the Vikings quarterback."He was looking at ... More >>

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    October 8, 2010

    NFL checks out Brett Favre's penis

    Brett Favre meets the press.​Brett Favre is ducking the question about whether he texted pictures of his junk to New York Jets sideline reporter Jenn Sterger in 2008. But the story's not dying.

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    October 8, 2010

    Brett Favre's penis pictures too hot for local front pages

    The New York Post: Bad Snap!​The Vikings' Brett Favre is one of the hottest quarterbacks in NFL history. He is accused of texting pictures of his penis to a former New York Jets sideline reporter in 2008, when he played for the Jets. That's a big story, right? Maybe the ick factor kept it out of ... More >>

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    October 7, 2010

    Deadspin says it will publish Brett Favre penis pics

    Sterger and Favre​Deadspin may be ready to publish with what it claims to be photo text messages of Brett Favre's penis, sent to New York Jets sideline reporter Jenn Sterger. Yes, the infamous Crocs-shot story has returned. We heard rumors about it in August:

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    October 7, 2010

    Brett Favre's penis revealed by Deadspin [UPDATE]

    Not a good day to be a gunslinger.​Update: Favre dodges questions about the photos. More after the jump. Deadspin said they had the Brett Favre penis pictures, and today they offered evidence, posting images said to have been sent by the gridiron gunslinger to former Jets sideline reporter Je ... More >>

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    August 13, 2010

    Gawker's Nick Denton claims moral high ground on Brett Favre penis post

    Nick Denton, founder and owner of Gawker, says Deadspin had to reveal the existence of Brett Favre penis photos because "so-called sports journalists" didn't have the stones.​Deadspin, the sports gossip site run by Gawker Media, last week published a controversial post claiming the existence of ph ... More >>

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    August 12, 2010

    Deadspin defends Brett Favre naked in crocs story [UPDATED x5]

    Brett Favre penis photo revelations: Were they ethical?​Last week, as Brett Favre was considering whether to return to play for the Vikings this year or retire, sports gossip site Deadspin.com dropped a bombshell: Live Nude Favre.The website, part of Gawker Media, didn't actually publish the croc ... More >>

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    April 29, 2009

    Dan Lacey's bizarre pancake paintings land him fame beyond Gawker

    Cartoonist's flapjack-topped noggins target everyone from McCain to Franken to Harry Potter

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    January 23, 2009

    Pancake artist rewards Gawker obsession with personal painting

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    Gawker has a creepy obsession with local artist Dan Lacey and his paint ... More >>

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