The results are in for the Fake News Award, but no one can read them

January 20, 2018

Who’d have conceived ? Image: gop.com President Donald Trump’s Fake News Awards were, perhaps unsurprisingly, a complete and total disaster. After weeks of anticipation the occurrence shown itself to be, well , not an occurrence at all. In reality it was just a quick listicle which, for many, displayed as a 404 page. SEE ALSO: Trump’s first presidential physical motivates ‘girther’ plot Earlier this month, Trump boasted that he would…

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Atlanta cameraman didn’t believe Hunter Fisher was a real name, so just made up a new one

January 20, 2018

In 2018, identifies aren’t sacred anymore , not even to news terminals. Hunter Fisher( @hunterfisher21) had the opportunity to be on live television on New Years Day, but the cameraman had a different agenda. He didn’t belief Hunter Fisher can be a real name( constructs feel ), so decided to give him a brand new name – Benjamin Holcomb. So much for leaving fake report in 2017. SEE ALSO: Live…

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Steve Bannon’s #War Has Finally Run Out of Ammo

January 16, 2018

When Steve Bannon got fired from his task as President Trump’s manager strategist in August, he told the Weekly Standard he experienced free. “I’ve got my hands back on my weapons. I built a fucking machine at Breitbart, ” he said of his return to the far right media outlet. In response to Bannon’s White House ouster, one prominent Breitbart personality took to Twitter to declare ” #WAR. “ Now,…

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For the ‘Best Side-Eye in a Photo’ Award, Doug Jones’ gay son

January 13, 2018

Image: alex wong/ Getty Images Yesterday was a historic moment for side-eye — and, you know, the nation of Alabama or whatever. Democrat Doug Jones was sworn in Wednesday by Vice President Mike Pence, constructing him Alabama’s firstly Democratic Senator in 25 years. Alongside the newly minted senator was his son, Carson Jones, who is gay. During the swearing in, Carson gave some earnestly harsh side-eye to our infamously anti-gay…

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Here are the people who read the most fake news, according to a first-of-its-kind study

January 13, 2018

Ya, we know what this person reads. Image: Corbis via Getty Images A brand-new examine corroborates your worst anxieties about fake news in the U.S. — it’s widespread, skews pro-Trump, and is primarily consumed by your conservative uncle. Oh, and reality checking hasn’t worked at all. A group of academic researchers have written what they are calling the first scientific, data-based analyze of Americans’ exposure to fake report in the…

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Some of that explosive book on Trump will be proved wrong. Here’s what won’t.

January 13, 2018

Donald and Melania Trump return to Washington DC on January 1. Image: Manuel Balce Ceneta/ AP/ REX/ Shutterstock It’s safe to say that Fire and Fury, which lived up to its title in the way it made bookstores Friday, is not the most rigorously fact-checked volume in history. The author of the book that has set Washington ablaze, Michael Wolff, has a reputation from his New York media columnist periods…

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Time Person of the Year poll awards #MeToo movement

January 6, 2018

The # MeToo campaign is Time’s ‘Person of the Year’ for 2017, thumping U.S. President Donald Trump. SEE ALSO: Trump’s ‘Time’ tweet get better with every internet spoof The magazine cover, with the headline “The Silence Breakers”, pays tribute to the “voices that launched a movement”. The Silence Breakers are TIME’s Person of the Time 2017 #TIMEPOY https :// t.co/ mLgNTveY9z pic.twitter.com/ GBo9z 57 RVG — TIME (@ TIME) December…

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15 of the most savage J.K. Rowling Twitter burns of 2017

January 5, 2018

J.K. Rowling is having absolutely none of it . Image: Ben Pruchnie/ Getty Images Another year, another commotion of Twitter-based badassery from everyone’s favourite wizard Queen. SEE ALSO: 14 times J.K. Rowling perfectly annihilated Donald Trump on Twitter J.K. Rowling doesn’t ordinarily take any absurdity from anyone on social media. In the past she’s hit out at the Daily Mail , Rupert Murdoch, and the Westboro Baptist Church, to call…

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WIRED’s Top Stories in November: Electric Big Rigs, FTW

December 31, 2017

Much like Uncle Jay &# x27; s belt after the last slice of Thanksgiving pie, the November news cycle groaned for the purposes of the weight of one meaty narrative after another. In the final week of the month alone, the Senate paraded toward advancing the GOP &# x27; s taxation invoice, the Dow topped 24,000, Bitcoin leaped above $11,000, President Trump retweeted anti-Muslim videos and invoked a rebuke from…

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Melania Trump’s Christmas wish is to spend the holiday on a deserted island

December 27, 2017

All we’re hoping is a Christmas miracle … or a very long Trump’s family vacation. Melania Trump was asked a question Thursday about where she would go if she could expend the vacation “anywhere in the world.” She replied that she would invest it on a deserted island with their own families. If 2017 rendered her any show to seeing how horrible it is then a deserted island should be…

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‘Stranger Things’ wants you to turn your Eggo box into creepy DIY costumes

November 22, 2017

Trump invites the media’s children into the Oval office, and can’t do anything right . Image: DREW ANGERER/ Getty Images Donald Trump sure knows how to shed a fun party — candy, garbs and insults included. On Friday, the children of the White House Press Corps were invited to join their parents at work and celebrate Halloween at the White House. And, as expected, things get really awkward, really fast….

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Moguls and starlets: 100 years of Hollywoods corrosive, systemic sexism

November 19, 2017

From the earliest days of Hollywood, ladies were stage overseen and manipulated by older mortals in powerful posts. And its clear that, although Harvey Weinstein has been outed, little has changed In the Hollywood dream factory, trauma surfaces as light entertainment. In 2013, the introduction of the roster of better supporting actress nominees at a pre-Oscars event, comedian 16 years before she’s too old for Clooney” and the nauseating We…

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Woody Harrelson used a very Woody Harrelson method to endure dinner with Trump

November 13, 2017

Image: Dimitrios Kambouris/ Getty Images Dinner with Donald Trump sounds like a true and complete nightmare, right? Well, Woody Harrelson can confirm. For him, its own experience was so obnoxious that he condoned himself midway through to smoke a joint. Harrelson, who has since given up smoking weed, detailed the experience to his insufferable pal Bill Maher on Friday night’s Real Time . SEE ALSO: White House social media person…

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Getting election dates wrong seems to run in the Trump family

November 11, 2017

Yeah buddy, thumbs up to you . Image: David Becker/ Getty Images Man, it seems that if you’re a Trump kid, the whole~ voting thing~ is HARD. In simply the latest course the Trump kids have bungled the process, Donald Trump Jr. is apparently confused about the date of election day in some states — such as in Virginia, where a tight governor’s race is underway. For the record, election…

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Trump Campaign Raising Money Off Pence Walking Out of NFL Game

November 6, 2017

President Donald Trump’s seam fundraising committee sent an email Monday asking donors to show support for Vice President Mike Pence’s decision to denounced NFL musicians who kneel during the national anthem in objection of police barbarism, saying that the conference would” last year started current trends of kneeling during the national anthem in protest of what he said was systemic mistreatment of blacks by law enforcement. Kaepernick, who four years…

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19 times Chrissy Teigen was just totally done with everything

November 5, 2017

Chrissy Teigen is not someone you want to mess with on Twitter . Image: MediaPunch/ REX/ Shutterstock Many luminaries are on Twitter, but not all luminaries are good tweeters. Far from it. Some of them are too promotional, some are too controversial, and others have accounts but barely tweet at all. SEE ALSO: 69 hours Ryan Reynolds was hands down the funniest actor on Twitter Chrissy Teigen, meanwhile, is an…

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Mark Zuckerberg reflected on Facebook’s divisive impact this Yom Kippur

October 31, 2017

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg delivering a keynote address . Image: Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images It seems Mark Zuckerberg spent his Yom Kippur indicating on potential impacts Facebook has had on the world. As the Jewish Day of Atonement — the year’s concluding High Holy day, observed one week after the Jewish New Year of Rosh Hashanah — came to an end, Zuckerberg posted a raw and emotional content to Facebook…

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Billy Corgan says he witnessed someone transform into something he can’t explain

October 26, 2017

Billy Corgan , not an foreigner . Image: Alex Brandon/ AP/ REX/ Shutterstock Alien-lookalike and Smashing Pumpkins frontman Billy Corgan( now known as William Patrick Corgan) says he witnessed a human being converted into “something other than human.” So naturally, aliens … or human shapeshifters? Corgan was on the Howard Stern Show on Monday when the subject of Corgan’s appearance on the The Alex Jones Show came into the conversation….

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