Politics

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

Now You Can Hear Anthony Scaramucci’s Infamous New Yorker Call With Your Own Ears

Last week, former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci ushered in the end of his own brief career in the Trump administration with an ill-advised…
Andy Cush / August 3, 2017

All the Greatest Hits From Anthony Scaramucci’s Brief, Outrageous Stint as White House Communications Director

Just 10 days into his sensational run as White House Communications Director, Anthony Scaramucci has reportedly lost his job. According to the New York Times, booting the Mooch…
Anna Gaca / July 31, 2017

Bandcamp Donating All Friday Proceeds to Transgender Law Center

Bandcamp will donate its portion of this Friday's (August 4) sales proceeds to the legal advocacy nonprofit Transgender Law Center. The move follows President Donald Trump's decision…
Anna Gaca / July 31, 2017

Venezuelan President Remixes “Despacito” to Raise Support for His Proposed Dictatorship

Here's a sentence that reads like dystopian satire of global affairs circa 2017, but is in fact just something that really happened recently. Nicolas Maduro,…
Andy Cush / July 25, 2017

All the Greatest Hits From Sean Spicer’s Brief, Pathetic Stint as White House Press Secretary

For six sad months, Sean Spicer was the official mouthpiece of the Trump administration and a treasured source of comic relief to those who living under…
Andy Cush / July 21, 2017
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