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Shep Smith, Fox News’ Most Vocal Donald Trump Critic, Abruptly Announces He’s Quit

While wrapping up the Friday, October 11, broadcast of his daily 3 p.m. Fox News show Shepard Smith Reporting, host Shep Smith announced that it was his…
Maggie Serota / October 11, 2019

Conservative Site Weaponizes Nickelback Meme Against Donald Trump

You know how the old saying goes: You live by the Nickelback meme, you die by the Nickelback meme. Case in point: the Bulwark, a…
Maggie Serota / October 11, 2019

Donald Trump Defender Matt Gaetz Proves Once Again He’s Profoundly Dumb

Rep. Matt Gaetz has been one of President Donald Trump's most vocal defenders since getting elected to Congress in 2016. The Republican from Florida isn't above espousing…
Maggie Serota / October 8, 2019

Hunter S. Thompson: Our 1986 Interview

This article originally appeared in the May 1986 issue of SPIN. "Huge brains, small necks, weak muscles, and fat wallets—these are the dominant characteristics…
Harold Conrad / October 7, 2019

This Is What State TV Looks Like: Fox News’ Talking Heads Praise Trump’s Drowsy U.N. Speech

Although the "journalists" at Fox News often publicly bemoan being lumped in with the opinion hosts who openly cozy up to President Trump, that firewall…
Maggie Serota / September 24, 2019

Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Shot a Brutal Glare at Donald Trump

When Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg wasn't correctly reading all the adults in the room for filth at the U.N. Climate Action Summit on September…
Maggie Serota / September 23, 2019

Fox & Friends Panel Mocks Child Climate Change Activists for Wanting to Stay Alive

The hosts of Fox & Friends, along with a professional climate change denier guest named Marc Morano, had themselves a big ol' guffaw this morning over the kids…
Maggie Serota / September 23, 2019

Fox & Friends Dummies Try to Roast Taylor Swift’s “the Rolling Stones” Magazine Interview

The Fox & Friends are painfully out of their depth when commenting on pop culture, but that never seems to stop them. Today's example…
Maggie Serota / September 19, 2019

Fake Viral Photo of Beto O’Rourke Wetting Himself Is Actually (Sandy) Alex G After Spilling Beer

Certain conservative circles have been circulating a photo online that they purport to be Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke wetting himself at a party when…
James Rettig, Stereogum / September 18, 2019

Marilyn Manson Joins American Gods As “Disturbing” Norse “Berserker”

Marilyn Manson's acting career will continue apace on the Starz series American Gods, Deadline reports. The shock rocker is joining for a four-episode run in the…
Tosten Burks / September 17, 2019

Slayer Release Gory The Repentless Killology Film Trailer

Slayer have released the trailer to their forthcoming narrative film/concert movie hybrid The Repentless Killology, which is great news for anyone who has ever wanted to see The Lonely…
Maggie Serota / September 13, 2019

Watch the New Trailer for HBO’s Watchmen Series

HBO has released a new trailer for its limited-series adaptation of Alan Moore's beloved graphic novel Watchmen. Damon Lindelof, creator of The Leftovers, took on…
Tosten Burks / September 13, 2019

Joe Biden Was an Incoherent Mess During the Third Democratic Debate

Although former Vice President Joe Biden is still somehow holding on to a tenuous lead in the polls, his performance in the third Democratic presidential…
Maggie Serota / September 13, 2019

Fox & Friends Host Fixates on the Creepiest Detail of 9/11 Victim’s Death

Fox & Friends co-host Ainsley Earhardt has a talent for finding and clinging to the most pointless or perverse angle to any tragedy. The Fox News…
Maggie Serota / September 11, 2019

30 Great TV Shows That Defined the 2010s

There is a lot of loose talk about the proverbial "algorithm" these days, and you can thank Netflix for much of it. In…
SPIN Staff / September 10, 2019
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