Orlando Shooter Was Reportedly a Regular at Pulse and Had a Profile on Gay Dating App

Gabrielle Bluestone · 06/13/16 05:35PM

Early Sunday morning, Omar Mateen shot and killed 49 people at a gay nightclub in Orlando, perpetrating the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Mateen, his father explained the next day, had repeatedly been angered by the sight of two men kissing. But according to witnesses, Mateen was also a regular at the club and exchanged messages with at least one gay man on a gay dating app.

Fact Check: Donald Trump Never Actually Said He Had Venereal Disease

Gabrielle Bluestone · 05/03/16 03:01PM

Ted Cruz today was apparently unable to get through a thirty-minute rant about what a liar Donald Trump is without telling a lie of his own. If it wasn’t a lie, then it was either a very bad mistake, or a demonstration of intimate knowledge of Donald Trump’s penis—no real way to say.

Ted Cruz Only Eats Soup and Other Weird Facts He Voluntarily Shared With the World

Gabrielle Bluestone · 03/16/16 12:27PM

This week, Ted Cruz participated in an US Weekly “25 Things You Don’t Know About Me” survey befitting his distinguished status as a presidential candidate. It’s no secret Cruz is a bit of a weird guy—he brags about knowing the Princess Bride by heart and terrorizes his wife by randomly breaking into song—but the facts he just revealed about his eating habits are, frankly, disgusting.

This Lady Would Kill For Donald Trump

Jordan Sargent · 12/10/15 10:23AM

Donald Trump: why do people want him to be president? This is a question the media is still trying to figure out, and to that end CNN convened a focus group in Connecticut to hear directly from die hard Trump supporters themselves, and damn did one lady really deliver.

Hamilton Nolan · 12/09/15 04:35PM

The heirs of notorious gangster Meyer Lansky want to be compensated for the seizing of Lansky’s Havana casino by revolutionary forces in 1959. “Cuba owes my family money,” says the grandson of the racketeer who helped prop up the dictator whose corruption drove Cubans to revolution.

Donuts Will Save the Economy (Again)

Hamilton Nolan · 07/28/11 12:07PM

What our fragile economy needs is a white-hot IPO of a famous but mundane consumer food brand! Well it is our lucky day, fellow unfortunate members of the US economy: mediocre donuts are here to save us—again!