Politics

This Transcript of a Disastrous White House Conference Call Makes Me Feel Insane

We have bigger things to worry about. The President of the United States called a substantial chunk of the world "shithole countries," and he won't, or can't, bring…
Anna Gaca / January 12, 2018

The Owner of Coachella Is Still Donating Hundreds of Thousands of Dollars to Republicans

This time last year, just as Coachella announced its lineup, the owner of its parent company was forced to defend himself against reignited criticism of his monetary support for…
Anna Gaca / January 3, 2018

How Chrissy Teigen Wound Up in the Middle of the Insane Successor to Pizzagate

It's been a wild week online for model and internet celebrity Chrissy Teigen and her husband, musician John Legend. It began with an inauspicious flight to nowhere: An…
Anna Gaca / January 2, 2018

Eight Insane Trump Stories We Should Still Be Talking About

The news cycle in the Trump era moves quickly. This year, frankly, it moved a little too quickly. A tweet that under normal circumstances would end…
SPIN Staff / December 27, 2017

Trump’s Ambassador to the Netherlands Finally Destroys Objective Reality

2017 began with the miserable toad Sean Spicer boldly lying in the face of clear photographic evidence about the size of Donald Trump's inauguration crowd…
Andy Cush / December 22, 2017

When Did the NFL Change This Obscure Rule About Standing For the National Anthem?

In the latest installment of the ongoing controversy over NFL players protesting police brutality during the national anthem, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones stated over the…
Andy Cush / October 10, 2017

A Chat With Beto O’Rourke, the Ex-Punk Bassist Running for Ted Cruz’s Senate Seat

Before he fronted At the Drive-In, and later the Mars Volta, Cedrix Bixler-Zavala played drums in an all-but-forgotten forgotten Texas post-hardcore band called Foss. You won't…
Andy Cush / October 4, 2017

Macklemore’s Decision to Perform “Same Love” at Australian Rugby Championship Sparks Massive Controversy

If you're tired of living in America--where the leader of our government can't help but insert himself on the wrong side of arguments about political…
Andy Cush / September 28, 2017

Here Is James Corden’s Lame Apology for Kissing Sean Spicer

Late Late Show host and professional teddy bear James Corden expects to be forgiven for anything. Who wouldn't, if their job entailed kissing Sean Spicer at an Emmys afterparty and then Sean…
Anna Gaca / September 19, 2017

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon Blasts Hillary Clinton Over Bernie Sanders Comments

Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon took to Twitter today to criticize Hillary Clinton’s recent comments about Bernie Sanders. Leaked excerpts of Clinton’s new book suggest that she harbors…

TMZ: California Democrats Are Reportedly Pushing Bieber Manager Scooter Braun to Run for Governor

California's Democratic Party establishment is urging Scooter Braun to run for governor, TMZ reports. Braun is an entertainment industry manager whose clients include Justin Bieber, Kanye…
Andy Cush / August 22, 2017

Here’s a Photo of John McCain, Lindsey Graham, and Joe Lieberman Dressed Like Mac DeMarco Fanboys

Over the weekend, Republican senators John McCain and Lindsey Graham and their retired Independent colleague Joe Lieberman, got together for a little jaunt through the…
Andy Cush / August 21, 2017

Presidential Arts Committee Spells Out “RESIST” in Protest Resignation Letter

Sixteen members of the President's Committee on the Arts and Humanities have resigned in protest of Donald Trump's equivocation on white nationalist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia…
Anna Gaca / August 18, 2017

A Pro-Trump Rally Is Now Scheduled at the Same Time, Place as the Juggalo March on Washington

In the comparatively innocent political days of just last summer, Insane Clown Posse announced plans for the Juggalo March on Washington. The stated purpose: to protest…
Anna Gaca / August 16, 2017

Yes, Gaga!

Yesterday, President Donald Trump gave up pretending to denounce hate groups and hosted a press conference where he suggested there were "fine people" in this weekend's white…
Anna Gaca / August 16, 2017
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