Gawker-killer Peter Thiel goes big on bitcoin
Founders Fund is reportedly touting hundreds of millions of dollars in returns.
Comedians Didn't Need to Be Such Assholes About the Louis C.K. Rumors
Louis C.K.'s masturbation habits were an open secret in the comedy world. So why did so many comedians laugh them off before the 'New York Times' report came out?
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Mallory Ortberg's Internet
A toast to feminist site The Toast, and to making the internet a better place.
The Rich and Ruthless Are Winning at Sundance
Hulk Hogan Gawker documentary 'Nobody Speak' and Salma Hayek's 'Beatriz at Dinner' are depressing reflections on power and money.
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Stop Gossiping in Your Work Slack
Let the Hulk Hogan vs. Gawker lawsuit teach you a big lesson about privacy in 2017.
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The VICE Morning Bulletin
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A Startup Is Automating the Lawsuit Strategy Peter Thiel Used to Kill Gawker
A Silicon Valley startup is weaponizing the weaknesses in the American legal system as an investing opportunity.
Univision is set to buy Gawker Media out of bankruptcy for $135 million
The $135 million acquisition of Gawker is the latest in a series of deals aimed at making the Latino-focused TV network a bigger player in digital media.
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Peter Thiel ties his Gawker crusade to a revenge porn bill, but advocates are skeptical
Multiple people who worked on legislation meant to protect victims of "revenge porn" put distance between themselves and tech billionaire Thiel after he tried to rechristen the proposed law as the "Gawker Bill."
Peter Thiel says journalists have nothing to fear from him
The Silicon Valley billionaire wrote an op-ed about the Gawker bankruptcy auction he helped force by financing Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against the company.
Most Americans don't care that Peter Thiel crushed Gawker
The world of media was rocked by the tech billionaire's successful lawsuit against a gadfly news website. A poll by VICE News and Yougov indicates that the world at large wasn't.
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