Caity Weaver

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Caity Weaver is an American journalist, humorist, and writer at The New York Times. Previously she wrote for GQ magazine and Gawker, and contributed to Mental Floss.


In 2011, Weaver joined Gawker.[1] With her irreverent write-ups on celebrity news and restaurant reviews, she became one of the site's most popular writers.[2] She won critical acclaim for writing a 6,000-word feature, "My 14-Hour Search for the End of TGI Friday's Endless Appetizers", about a 14-hour all-you-can-eat T.G.I. Friday's mozzarella sticks binge.[3][4] In January 2015, she was promoted to senior editor at Gawker.[5]

In October 2015, Weaver joined the staff of GQ,[6] writing about arts and entertainment for the publication. Her feature article about Kim Kardashian in 2016 brought GQ its "two biggest days of online traffic in the publication’s history — a million unique views when the story went live on June 16 and more than two million views over 36 hours."[7]

In 2016, Brooklyn Magazine named Weaver one of Brooklyn's "50 Funniest People".[8]

Weaver joined the Styles desk at the New York Times in March 2018.[9]


  1. ^ "Caity Weaver To Join GQ as Writer and Editor". MPA. 2015-10-28. Retrieved 2018-05-28.
  2. ^ Sterne, Peter (2015-07-15). "Gawker buyout watch". Politico. Retrieved 2017-05-11.
  3. ^ Weaver, Caity. "My 14-Hour Search for the End of TGI Friday's Endless Appetizers". Gawker. September 18, 2014.
  4. ^ "A Gawker Writer Suffered Through 14 Hours Of Endless Mozzarella Sticks At Sheepshead Bay's T.G.I. Fridays". Bklyner. 2014-07-22. Retrieved 2017-05-11.
  5. ^ "Gawker promotes Caity Weaver to senior editor". Politico. 2015-01-27. Retrieved 2018-05-28.
  6. ^ "GQ Adds Caity Weaver". Adweek. 2015-10-28. Retrieved 2017-05-11.
  7. ^ Brackebush, Jemma (2016-07-05). "How Kim Kardashian drove GQ's biggest days of online traffic, ever". Digiday. Retrieved 2017-05-11.
  8. ^ "Brooklyn's 50 Funniest People: Caity Weaver". Brooklyn Magazine. 2016-06-01. Retrieved 2017-05-11.
  9. ^ "Caity Weaver of GQ to Join Styles and Magazine". The New York Times Company. 2018-03-22. Retrieved 2018-05-28.

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