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The Year We Found Goatse and Visited the KKK: The Best of Gawker's 2012 Longreads

Sometimes, instead of writing 40 words to go along with a viral Internet video, we write many words. Thousands of words, even. Since we do this somewhat frequently, those pieces can be easy to miss.…
LENGTH: 5 minutes (1378 words)

Azealia Banks and the charge of the women MCs

It's typical. You wait years for a frank and fearless female rapper, and then five come at once. Maybe it's something in the air, or simply that the success of Nicki Minaj has opened the floodgates…
PUBLISHED: Jan. 5, 2012
LENGTH: 6 minutes (1708 words)