Conservative virtual reality enthusiast Newt Gingrich is reportedly high on Donald Trump’s list of running mate picks. This week, he flew to Indiana for an impromptu meeting with the presumptive Republican nominee. But a few months ago, Newt was eyeing the prime cut of beef a l’orange that’s poised to lead his party with the skepticism of a child who isn’t sure he wanted to take a bite.
The popular Wall Street blog Zero Hedge, whose motto is a quote from Fight Club and whose editorial output is entertainingly prone to populist conspiracy theorizing, is unique among financial news outlets in that its contributors publish under a single alias, “Tyler Durden,” the name of one of Fight Club’s main characters. The real world identities behind the blog have inspired speculation for years, but today Bloomberg News seems to have finally nailed them down:
On CNN this morning, former Ted Cruz communications director Amanda Carpenter and pro-Trump newspaper columnist Adriana Cohen were asked to discuss the two candidates’ ridiculous feud over their wives. As soon as Cohen began speaking, talk turned to...something else.
Major #drama between sad man Jeb Bush and off-brand Dr. Seuss villain Donald Trump! The pair have been feuding relentlessly since the start of the 2016 election, and now Jeb says Trump is a loser, a liar, AND a whiner. And we’ll tell you what Barbara Bush has to say about all of this—nothing. She could not possibly care less.
The scariest thing about ISIS (if, like most Americans, you are in no actual danger of coming into contact with ISIS) is that the more members (or fanboys) you follow on Twitter, the more they resemble you and your friends, in that we are all petty idiots. Today, one militant is taking a break from building the Caliphate to beef with some guy on social media.
Twenty-two-year-old Hayley King, a University of South Carolina student, was arrested by police last week after confessing to having spit in and dousing her roommates’ food with Windex. She was charged with unlawful and malicious tampering with human drug product or food, and could face 20 years in prison if convicted.
Humility is for the weak. Carol Toledo was crowned Miss Amazon over the weekend in Manaus, Brazil, but Sheislane Hayalla, who placed second, wasn't having it. In a blind fury during the crowning ceremony, she grabs the tiara from Toledo's heads, throws it to the ground, and storms off.
A little over a year ago, some members of the Anonymous hacktivist collective decided they'd try to found their own news organization. So they did what young people who have a dream do as a matter of course these days: they set up an Indiegogo campiagn. They raised over $50,000. And now more than $30,000 of that is gone.
Late yesterday, Andrea Pellegrini, the former in-house publicist and legal counsel for Insane Clown Posse and their label Psychopathic Records, filed an extensive lawsuit against the Detroit company that not only named both members of ICP, but also accused her former employers of harassment, wrongful termination, and infliction of emotional distress. The 17-page complaint, processed in Michigan's Oakland County Court and posted below, includes an inter-office anecdote about "vagina tighteners" and a dildo. A defendant's nickname is "Dirty Dan."
Dolphins are quickly proving themselves to be the Camille-at-a-Dinner Party’s of the sea, as a new study has shown they remember things they heard twenty years ago and are not shy about repeating them, even though we were all having a perfectly nice time until you started bring up OLD, TIRED DRAMA, CAMILLE.