I was expecting my state, Minnesota, to rank low. I'd then have to pointlessly defend its unique charms to Gawker commenters in this equally pointless exercise... but I forgot that in recent years people have come to recognize both the grand and the terrible of our Land of 10,000 Lakes on their own, without needing… » 3/27/15 5:18pm Yesterday 5:18pm

To me, this news confirms that the story has been completely gutted and rebuilt from its premise. That's fine, adaptations should adapt, but let's not talk about how the famous director of this now-hot property will handle certain scenes from the book, because I'm all but certain very few of them will survive. » 3/25/15 1:39pm Wednesday 1:39pm

Man. Gawker really, really hates The Jinx and doesn't understand that it *did* have a level of self-awareness about it being "amateur" journalism. Next, you'll will post a expose on how dumb Jarecki's goatee looks, as if everyone was previously going around saying how cool it was. » 3/17/15 5:11pm 3/17/15 5:11pm