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It’s Steve Mnuchin’s Fault We’re Still Talking About This Video of Steve Mnunchin Getting Heckled

Yes—we're still talking about the time Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin got yelled at by a bunch of college students in Los Angeles. In the Trumpworld,…
Andy Cush / March 13, 2018

Our Country Is Deeply Unwell

Just read the first sentence of this Associated Press story from today: Crown-wearing worshippers clutching AR-15 rifles drank holy wine and exchanged or renewed…
Andy Cush / February 28, 2018

Looks Like Stephen Miller Nodded Off During the White House’s School Safety Meeting

Today, Donald Trump met with a bipartisan group of governors to discuss school safety in the wake of the Parkland school shooting earlier this month. I'd…
Andy Cush / February 26, 2018

Illinois Governor Who Drank Chocolate Milk to Make a Point About Diversity: “It’s Really, Really Good”

In a move meant to signify the power of diversity, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner drank a glass of syrupy chocolate milk during a Black History…
Tatiana Pile / February 22, 2018

Donald Trump Jr. Praises India’s Poor for Smiling

While on a trip to India to hawk luxury apartments, Donald Trump Jr. stopped by the CNBC TV18 studios to promote the new Trump-branded properties…
Maggie Serota / February 20, 2018

Trump Aide Rob Porter Resigns Following Domestic Violence Accusations

On Wednesday, White House staff secretary Rob Porter resigned from his post after both of his former wives, Colbie Holderness and Jennifer Willoughby, accused him of…
Maggie Serota / February 7, 2018

Alexis Krauss Releases Protest Song “Our Land” to Benefit Bears Ears National Monument

Sleigh Bells' Alexis Krauss and the Our Land Collective have released a benefit single, "Our Land," to aid the nonprofit organization Utah Diné Bikéyah's fight to protect the portion of Bears…
Maggie Serota / January 30, 2018

Casino Mogul and RNC Finance Chairman Steve Wynn Accused of Sexual Assault and Harassment

Multiple women have described years' worth of sexual harassment, including one accusation of sexual assault, by Las Vegas casino mogul and Wynn Resorts CEO Steve Wynn, the…
Anna Gaca / January 26, 2018

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, Cedric Bixler-Zavala played drums in an all-but-forgotten forgotten Texas post-hardcore band called Foss. You won't…
Andy Cush / October 4, 2017
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