Politics

Joanna Newsom’s Second Cousin, Twice Removed Elected Governor of California

California Lieutenant Governor Gavin Newsom, a Democrat, won a decisive victory over the Trump-supported Republican John Cox yesterday to become the state's next governor. Newsom…
Andy Cush / November 7, 2018

The “iPlane One” Kanye Showed Trump Is Someone Else’s Design Thesis

Kanye West visited the Oval Office yesterday, where he regaled Donald Trump with praise, talked a lot about his MAGA hat and a little bit…
Andy Cush / October 12, 2018

What Taylor Swift’s Political Post Didn’t Say Is as Interesting As What It Did

Earlier this week, Taylor Swift broke her tradition of remaining publicly apolitical and endorsed two Democratic candidates running for office in November's midterms: Phil Bredesen for Senate…
Maggie Serota / October 10, 2018

Texas GOP: Check Out These Pics of Beto O’Rourke Looking Hot and Cool

Amid a tightening Texas Senate race between Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and his challenger, Democratic congressman Beto O'Rourke, the Texas GOP is trying to salvage Cruz's lead by tweeting…
Maggie Serota / August 29, 2018

Pearl Jam’s Dead Donald Trump Poster Shouldn’t Surprise Anyone

It's a beautiful day, and Pearl Jam's social media comment sections are up in arms because the band's latest concert poster features an illustration of the White…
Anna Gaca / August 15, 2018

The QAnon Conspiracy Theory Is Now Subject to Its Own Conspiracy Theories

This morning, BuzzFeed News published an article with the headline "It's Looking Extremely Likely That QAnon Is A Leftist Prank On Trump Supporters." Its subject is…
Andy Cush / August 6, 2018

Sean Spicer’s Book Tour Is Going Exactly as Well as You Expect

Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer is early in a publicity marathon for his new book The Briefing: Politics, the Press, and the President, a memoir of…
Maggie Serota / July 26, 2018

It’s Working

The patriotic Americans who have spent the last few weeks making life miserable for people like Stephen Miller and Kirstjen Nielsen can take some comfort in…
Andy Cush / July 9, 2018

Anti-Abortion Movie Roe v. Wade Not Up to Kevin Sorbo and Stephen Baldwin’s Standards

On Tuesday, The Hollywood Reporter published a report about a secretive production of a anti-abortion movie in New Orleans helmed by Nick Loeb, the guy most famous for…
Maggie Serota / July 6, 2018

Trump Staffers Complain They Can’t Get Laid in D.C.

Single Trump staffers are having a hell of time trying to find dates, according to Politico. More than 30 "millennial staffers" spoke to the magazine about being…
Maggie Serota / June 22, 2018

What Did Samantha Bee Think Was Going to Happen?

Mere hours after calling White House adviser Ivanka Trump "a feckless cunt" for tweeting a picture of herself and her toddler amid criticism that ICE is…
Maggie Serota / May 31, 2018

Melania Trump Has Disappeared Before Our Very Eyes

It's been two weeks since Melania Trump has been seen in public, after the White House said she'd undergone a procedure for a benign kidney condition.
Maggie Serota / May 25, 2018

Man Picks Fight With Protest Sign and Loses

Yesterday was May Day, which meant that groups of left-leaning demonstrators took to the streets across the world in support of workers' rights. In Seattle,…
Andy Cush / May 2, 2018

Dave Chappelle, Stephen Colbert Approve of Michelle Wolf’s WHCD Routine

Did you watch Michelle Wolf's comedy routine from the White House Correspondents' Dinner on Saturday? (It's down below if you need to catch up.) It's funny! She's funny. It's…
Anna Gaca / May 1, 2018

What the Fuck Happened Today?

Good evening. Here's a roundup of absurdity to ruin what's left of your day: Continuing his busy week on Twitter, Kanye West tweeted a selfie…
Anna Gaca / April 25, 2018
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