The Gawker Guide to Summer Movies

Richard Lawson · 05/27/10 03:57PM

Sure, Iron Man 2 and other big-ticket adventures have already opened, but we here at Gawker are traditionalists. For us, summer begins on Memorial Day. So put on those white shoes (finally!) and let's look at this season's popcorn flicks.

Watch Conan O'Brien's Illegal Jay Leno Impression

Ryan Tate · 05/12/10 12:49PM

Here are the funniest moments of Conan O'Brien's recent visit to Google's Silicon Valley headquarters, including the comedian riffing on Google's "entitled a-hole" staff—and a cutting impersonation of Jay Leno that apparently violated legal constraints.

Stephen Colbert Grills Wikileaks Founder on Helicopter Video

Adrian Chen · 04/12/10 11:01PM

Tonight on the Colbert Report, Stephen Colbert interviewed Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. We were wondering how Colbert would handle a subject as serious as a video showing 12 people being killed. Well, he handled it pretty seriously.

This is What Competing Sperm Looks Like: Race Cars

Maureen O'Connor · 03/28/10 11:58AM

Studying sperm competition in fruit flies, scientist Mollie Manier color-coded their junk and made videos of sperm "racing around the female's genital tract at high speed, like miniature formula-one cars," according to one awed science writer.

American Idol: It's Reigning Men

Richard Lawson · 03/11/10 12:35PM

Well. I think it's official. Men are more interesting and better at things than women. Sorry It's just how things played out in the ol' game of evolution. I'm basing this on scientific Idol Evidence, mind you. Truly credible.

The Real World: The Effects of Negative Media Stereotypes on Women

Brian Moylan · 03/11/10 12:17PM

This report, fictionally filed by NPR correspondent Nina Totenberg, shows that the female residents of a house at 2000 S St., NW in Washington, D.C. are not only influenced by negative media portrayals of their gender, but also perpetuate them.