Trump Inflates GDP Growth – FactCheck.org

FactCheck.orgTrump Inflates GDP GrowthFactCheck.orgIn an interview with The Sun in England, President Donald Trump claimed “the GDP since I’ve taken over has doubled and tripled.” It hasn’t. Not even close. Trump’s false claim was made to support his argument that the U.S. shoulders an increasing …Fact check: President Trump’s defense spending exaggerationsUSA TODAYFact Check: Trump… Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s statements in Europe – Cullman Times Online

Cullman Times OnlineAP FACT CHECK: Trump’s statements in EuropeCullman Times OnlineTHE FACTS: It does not appear Trump’s NATO partners were feeling the love. Despite attempts to tone down differences, Trump continues to leave doubts about the depth of his commitment to the alliance. “I was prepared to do things that would have been …Fact check: Trump’s… Read More

Kushner Tenants: We Were Pushed Out for Luxury Condo Buyers

An AP investigation found that over the past three years, more than 250 rent-stabilized apartments were either emptied or sold as the Kushner Cos. was converting the building to luxury condos. Full Story Here Snopes July 15, 2018 4:56 pm Support Us

Sen. Harris Didn’t ‘Lie’ About Integration – FactCheck.org

FactCheck.orgSen. Harris Didn’t ‘Lie’ About IntegrationFactCheck.org… pages that have more than 3 million followers. It also has been picked up and posted by several other websites. Editor’s note: FactCheck.org is one of several organizations working with Facebook to debunk false stories shared on the social media … Full Story Here Google Fact Check July 15,… Read More

AP fact check: Trump falsely claims credit on NATO spending – PBS NewsHour

PBS NewsHourAP fact check: Trump falsely claims credit on NATO spendingPBS NewsHourWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump took credit for a supposed new decision by NATO members to increase military spending, though there was no evidence of that. And after hinting Thursday that the alliance is in trouble, he asserted that his …Trump’s False Claims at NATOFactCheck.orgFACT… Read More

Trumped Up Headlines Distort Old Story – FactCheck.org

FactCheck.orgTrumped Up Headlines Distort Old StoryFactCheck.org… the website said, “on 7/11/2018 our original [headline] was changed due to the nature that it was misleading.” Editor’s note: FactCheck.org is one of several organizations working with Facebook to debunk false stories shared on the social media … Full Story Here Google Fact Check July 15, 2018 3:26… Read More

Fact-check: Pritzker camp wrong on Rauner and jobs, just ask Pritzker camp – Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago Sun-TimesFact-check: Pritzker camp wrong on Rauner and jobs, just ask Pritzker campChicago Sun-TimesThe Better Government Association runs PolitiFact Illinois, the local arm of the nationally renowned, Pulitzer Prize-winning fact-checking enterprise that rates the truthfulness of statements made by governmental leaders and politicians. To read more … and more » Full Story Here Google Fact Check… Read More

Trump’s Defense Spending Exaggerations – FactCheck.org

FactCheck.orgTrump’s Defense Spending ExaggerationsFactCheck.orgIn fact, defense spending would have had to total about $776 billion in 2017 (and even more in 2018) in order for the U.S. to have spent 4 percent of its GDP on defense. U.S. GDP in 2017 was $19.4 trillion, according to the U.S. Bureau of Economic … and more » Full… Read More

Mattis assures Air Force it will still be loved after Space Force is born

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Air Force has been acting out at school recently, Duffel Blog has learned. “I think the little tyke is just anxious about the arrival of the newest little bundle of death and destruction,” said a radiant Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, referring to the U.S. Space Force. “It’s normal for kids their… Read More

US Official: No Signs Russia Targeting Elections Like 2016

The U.S. homeland security secretary said there are no signs that Russia is targeting this year’s midterm elections with the same “scale or scope” it targeted the 2016 presidential election. Full Story Here Snopes July 14, 2018 5:11 pm Support Us

Charges Undermine Assange Denials About Hacked Email Origins

DOJ indictments suggest WikiLeaks received material from Russia’s Main Intelligence Directorate of the General Staff and even gave Russian hackers advice on how to disseminate it. Full Story Here Snopes July 14, 2018 1:57 pm Support Us

Fact check: No proof Rauner profits off family separation – Chicago Daily Herald

Chicago Daily HeraldFact check: No proof Rauner profits off family separationChicago Daily HeraldA new television campaign ad accuses Gov. Bruce Rauner, a Republican seeking another term in November, of profiting off President Donald Trump’s since abandoned “zero tolerance” border policy of separating immigrant children from their families.Illinois governor profits off ICE detention center contractsPoliticoRauner Failed:… Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s Europe provocations and the facts – Boston.com

Boston.comAP FACT CHECK: Trump’s Europe provocations and the factsBoston.comTRUMP: “I didn’t criticize the prime minister.” — news conference Friday with British Prime Minister Theresa May. THE FACTS: He criticized her. In an interview with Britain’s Sun newspaper, he complained sharply about her approach to taking Britain …Trump is in Europe and the truth is not… Read More

Fact Check: Trump Inflates GDP Growth – NBC Bay Area

NBC Bay AreaFact Check: Trump Inflates GDP GrowthNBC Bay AreaIn an interview with The Sun in England, President Donald Trump claimed “the GDP since I’ve taken over has doubled and tripled.” It hasn’t. Not even close. Trump’s false claim was made to support his argument that the U.S. shoulders an increasing … Full Story Here… Read More

Does This Image Represent a ‘MAPs Pride Flag’?

Rumors holding that MAPs (Minor Attracted Persons) created a pride flag in an attempt to join the LGBTQ community originated with a troll experiment on Tumblr. Full Story Here Snopes July 14, 2018 11:56 am Support Us

Fact check: Trump’s European provocations – The Spokesman-Review

The Spokesman-ReviewFact check: Trump’s European provocationsThe Spokesman-Reviewnews conference Friday with British Prime Minister Theresa May. THE FACTS: He criticized her. In an interview with Britain’s Sun newspaper, he complained sharply about her approach to taking Britain out of the European Union and suggested she isn’t … and more » Full Story Here Google Fact Check July… Read More

Fact Check: Trump Inflates GDP Growth – NBC4 Washington

NBC4 WashingtonFact Check: Trump Inflates GDP GrowthNBC4 WashingtonIn an interview with The Sun in England, President Donald Trump claimed “the GDP since I’ve taken over has doubled and tripled.” It hasn’t. Not even close. Trump’s false claim was made to support his argument that the U.S. shoulders an increasing … Full Story Here Google Fact… Read More

AP FACT CHECK: President Trump’s Europe provocations and the facts – KOLO

KOLOAP FACT CHECK: President Trump’s Europe provocations and the factsKOLOnews conference Friday with British Prime Minister Theresa May. THE FACTS: He criticized her. In an interview with Britain’s Sun newspaper, he complained sharply about her approach to taking Britain out of the European Union and suggested she isn’t … and more » Full Story Here Google… Read More

Sacha Baron Cohen Pranks Sheriff Joe, Roy Moore

Some politicians are going through the several stages of panic associated with an interview with Sacha Baron Cohen: remorse, damage control, anger and regret for being duped. Full Story Here Snopes July 14, 2018 10:56 am Support Us

Trump’s Numbers (Second Quarterly Update) – FactCheck.org

FactCheck.orgTrump’s Numbers (Second Quarterly Update)FactCheck.orgIn fact, the murder rate had dropped to the lowest on record in 2014 — 4.4 murders per 100,000 inhabitants. And while it did rise for the next two years, it was still only 5.3 per 100,000 in 2016, lower than where it was the year before Obama took office. Full… Read More

Trump Faults Obama for US Response to Russian Hacking

President Donald Trump scolded the Obama administration for not responding aggressively enough to Russian hacking of Democratic targets in the 2016 U.S. election. Full Story Here Snopes July 14, 2018 8:56 am Support Us

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s Europe provocations and the facts – ABC News

ABC NewsAP FACT CHECK: Trump’s Europe provocations and the factsABC Newsnews conference Friday with British Prime Minister Theresa May. THE FACTS: He criticized her. In an interview with Britain’s Sun newspaper, he complained sharply about her approach to taking Britain out of the European Union and suggested she isn’t … and more » Full Story Here… Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s Europe provocations and the facts – WTOP

WTOPAP FACT CHECK: Trump’s Europe provocations and the factsWTOPWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump shook things up every turn in his trip to Europe, making statements on NATO, Britain, Germany and more that were meant to provoke, and they did. Accuracy was not always a hallmark of these pronouncements. and more » Full Story Here Google… Read More

National Guard Soldier keeps saying she’s in the Army

BENTONVILLE, Ark. — A National Guard soldier tried to repeatedly claim that she was in the Army last night, according to a number of witnesses at Creekside Grille, sources confirmed today. Mary Deerhorn, a lieutenant colonel attached to Arkansas’s 153rd Infantry regiment, mentioned her part-time military service after complimenting waiter Don Simmons’ “MY BROTHER’S KEEPER”… Read More

FACT CHECK: Trump’s Claims On NATO Spending – NPR

NPRFACT CHECK: Trump’s Claims On NATO SpendingNPRPresident Trump has been making plenty of claims about how much the U.S. contributes to NATO while portraying other members of the alliance as deadbeats. Here is some of what he has said and how those statements stand up to the facts.Trump’s Defense Spending ExaggerationsFactCheck.orgAP Fact Check: Donald Trump… Read More

AP FACT CHECK: Trump vs Trump on Europe trip – Boston.com

Boston.comAP FACT CHECK: Trump vs Trump on Europe tripBoston.comWASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s trip to Europe brought him into conflict not only with other leaders, but at times with himself, as he alternately denounced policies of his counterparts and praised them fulsomely. On Friday, Trump offered … and more » Full Story Here Google Fact Check… Read More

Demonstrators Mock Donald Trump, Protest His Visit to the UK

housands crammed the streets of central London on Friday to vent their anger over Donald Trump’s first official visit to Britain, blowing horns, waving banners and hoisting a bright orange effigy of the U.S. president on their shoulders. Full Story Here Snopes July 13, 2018 10:26 pm Support Us

Arizona Man Arrested After Trying to Pull Over Troopers

Arizona authorities say a 44-year-old uniformed security guard is accused of impersonating a police officer by trying to pull over an unmarked car that happened to contain two state troopers. Full Story Here Snopes July 13, 2018 10:11 pm Support Us

Trump’s NATO claims and more: FACT CHECK FRIDAY – ABC News

ABC NewsTrump’s NATO claims and more: FACT CHECK FRIDAYABC NewsHe’ll do so after declaring victory at a NATO summit, claiming he’s secured new commitments from allies on defense spending. That’s where ABC’s Fact Check Friday begins. (Your fact checker was on holiday last week so we’ve added one from July 3. But it …Trump’s False… Read More

Bloggers – George Soros not headed to jail over campaign contributions

The Truth-o-Meter says: Pants on Fire! | George Soros not headed to jail over campaign contributions Billionaire George Soros has made his final donation, according to some conservative bloggers. A May article in Right Wing News says that nearly $2 billion of his money was “intercepted” and that the investor could go to jail for… Read More

Man Keeps Having Same Experience Where He Shows Up To Work Naked

NEW YORK—Describing the occurrences as super realistic and disturbing, local man Brett DeMonte told reporters Friday that he keeps having the same experience where he shows up to work naked. “It’s the same situation every time: I get to the office, and when I look down, I realize that I’m standing completely… Read more… Full… Read More

UK Police Confirm Source of Novichok Poisoning

The Metropolitan Police said the small bottle was found during searches of Rowley’s house and scientists confirmed the substance in the bottle was Novichok. Full Story Here Snopes July 13, 2018 12:26 pm Support Us

Kavanaugh Nomination Falters After Washington Post Publishes Shocking Editorial Claiming He Forgot Daughter’s Piano Recital

WASHINGTON—In a move that experts believe could upend the confirmation of President Trump’s second Supreme Court justice, the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh had reportedly begun to falter Friday after The Washington Post published a shocking editorial claiming he neglected to attend his eldest daughter’s piano recital… Read more… Full Story Here The Onion July 13,… Read More

Report: Modern-Day Pablo Escobar Smuggles One-Hitter Into Music Festival

CADOTT, WI—Passing utterly undetected through a complex cordon of bag checks, signage specifically prohibiting drug use, and three-second upper-body pat-downs by bored part-time security personnel, modern-day Pablo Escobar and mid-level systems analyst Patrick Quaid successfully smuggled a one-hitter containing 0.2… Read more… Full Story Here The Onion July 13, 2018 11:41 am Support Us

Skin And Bare It

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Jim Gaffigan turns near-tragedy into reassuring comedy in Noble Ape

Two minutes into Noble Ape, Jim Gaffigan’s sixth comedy special, the comic addresses the elephant in the room—and immediately makes it do a little dance. “In April, it was discovered that my wife had a brain tumor. I’m not even making this up,” Gaffigan begins. “It was removed, she’s great, everything’s good.” It’s a… Read… Read More

VA Study: Getting shot in head may lead to brain injury in some troops

WASHINGTON — A new report released by the Department of Veterans Affairs has revealed that some troops who have been shot in the head may suffer mild to severe brain injury in certain cases. The comprehensive study took chief researcher Dr. Rich Meecham and his team decades to perform, and Meecham says there is a… Read More

Jim Gaffigan is everywhere

Here’s what’s happening in the world of television for Friday, July 13. All times are Eastern. Read more… Full Story Here AV Club July 12, 2018 11:11 pm Support Us

Good Scissors Not In The Fucking Drawer

LAKE BLUFF, IL—Arguing that there was no conceivable reason they should be anywhere else, local woman Nora Jay confirmed Wednesday that the good scissors weren’t in the fucking drawer where they belonged. “God damn it, where the hell are they? I don’t know how I’m supposed to finish wrapping this birthday present… Read more… Full… Read More

Pet Gerbil Has Been Absolutely Crushing It Lately

HAGERSTOWN, MD—Acknowledging the rodent’s hot streak over the past few weeks, local man Jackson Ramos confirmed Wednesday that his pet gerbil named Butter has been absolutely crushing it lately. “Rolling around in the clear ball, nibbling pellets, running on his wheel—God, the guy’s just been knocking it out of the… Read more… Full Story Here… Read More

Eviction Notice All Business

NEW YORK—Shocked that the personal correspondence would take such a cold and impersonal tone, delinquent tenant Ross Grimley, 28, found the eviction notice posted on the door of his apartment to be disturbingly all business. “I thought they would at least give me a ‘good morning’ before getting down to brass tacks,… Read more… Full… Read More

Papa John’s Removes N-Word From Menus

JEFFERSONTOWN, KY—Apologizing for its use of the racial epithet, president and CEO of Papa John’s Pizza Steve Ritchie announced Thursday that the company would be removing the N-word from all restaurant menus. “No matter the context, there is no place for that offensive word in our ‘Create Your Own Pizza’ section or… Read more… Full… Read More

Stressed-Out Paul Ryan Uses Cheat Day To Indulge In One Bipartisan Vote

WASHINGTON—Indulging his secret weakness for rule-breaking after months of toeing the unbreakable line of Republican politics as usual, Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan used his monthly cheat day to indulge in one single bipartisan vote. “God, it feels so naughty—it really is naughty—but after weeks… Read more… Full Story Here The Onion… Read More

Hardcore Gamers Only: ‘Overwatch’ Is Increasing Its Difficulty By Adding A Senior-Citizen Character That’s A Financial Drain And Emotional Burden On Their Whole Team

Overwatch players, it’s time to put your skills to the test. Game developer Blizzard Entertainment just announced that it’s upping the difficulty of its first-person shooter by adding a senior-citizen character who weakens their entire team by being a financial drain and emotional burden. Read more… Full Story Here ClickHole July 12, 2018 10:57 am… Read More

Here are the nominees for the 70th Primetime Emmy Awards

The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences revealed its nominees for the 70th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards this morning, carving some 9,100 submissions down to a varied field of competitors that reflects the continued rise of streaming platforms (well, at least one streaming platform) in a shifting TV landscape where… Read more… Full Story Here… Read More

Very Interesting!

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You Better Decide!

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The Peel: “The Bully” By Marcus Lowell

The Peel is a live storytelling and poetry show from ClickHole. On today’s episode, Marcus Lowell shares his short story titled “The Bully.” Read more… Full Story Here ClickHole July 12, 2018 9:41 am Support Us

Man Knows He Can Always Fall Back On Really Terrible Job That Pays Shit

NORFOLK, NE—Though currently seeking happier and more generous employment, digital marketing analyst Brandon Owens noted Tuesday that, if necessary, he can always fall back on his current job, a litany of misery that pays absolute dogshit. “I’m really lucky to have the opportunity to make calls and put out feelers at… Read more… Full Story… Read More

Love On A Budget

Girl, you know I would do whatever it takes to make all your fantasies come true. I would cross a continent. I would cross an ocean. I would even tunnel to the center of the Earth just so I could find that one perfect gemstone, lobster, or ball of lava that would turn an ordinary… Read More

Sergeant Major gets DUI while celebrating month without DUI

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. — A Marine sergeant major has been charged with driving under the influence soon after his unit celebrated a month without any alcohol-related incidents, sources confirmed today. Sgt. Maj. Flavio Perez was arrested Wednesday for allegedly driving with a .12% blood-alcohol content and punching a police horse in the face after getting… Read More

Bloggers – Old Obama video misrepresents his views on Christianity

The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Old Obama video misrepresents his views on Christianity Throughout Barack Obama’s presidency, critics questioned his Christian beliefs. The suspicion among some conservative Facebook groups has continued a year and a half after his exit from the White House. One group, called Yes I’m Right, shared a link to an article titled… Read More

Donald Trump – Trump falsely claims NATO countries owe United States money for defense spending

The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Trump falsely claims NATO countries owe United States money for defense spending During a bilateral breakfast with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg, President Donald Trump blasted the alliance’s other members over lagging contributions to NATO’s joint defense spending. “Many countries are not paying what they should,” Trump said. “And, frankly,… Read More

Tearful Trump Admits NATO Alliance Closest Thing To Friendship He’s Ever Had

BRUSSELS—Suddenly overcome by a swell of emotion while rebuking the other members for their unwillingness to share the burden of mutual security obligations, a tearful President Trump admitted Wednesday to his fellow world leaders that the NATO alliance is the closest thing to friendship he’s ever had. “I’m sorry to… Read more… Full Story Here… Read More

Tearful Trump Admits NATO Alliance Closest Thing To Friendship He’s Ever Had

BRUSSELS—Suddenly overcome by a swell of emotion while rebuking the other members for their unwillingness to share the burden of mutual security obligations, a tearful President Trump admitted Wednesday to his fellow world leaders that the NATO alliance is the closest thing to friendship he’s ever had. “I’m sorry to… Read more… Full Story Here… Read More

Hang on to your wigs: Harlots returns in even higher dudgeon

The first season of Harlots was an unexpected delight: a dialed-to-eleven revenge drama with a stellar cast, featuring historically accurate deshabille, and—perhaps most important—everyone referring to each other using full names whenever possible. Read more… Full Story Here AV Club July 11, 2018 2:26 pm Support Us

The Handmaid’s Tale ends a frustrating season on a frustrating note

After two seasons of The Handmaid’s Tale, many hours of great acting and alternately frustrating and thrilling storytelling, some moments of horror so stark they seem to stop the heart and some so indulgent they seem like punishment for punishment’s sake, the occasional perfect needle-drop and far more imperfect ones,… Read more… Full Story Here… Read More

Saving Time: OPI Is Now Selling Gallon Buckets Of Nail Polish For People Who Can’t Paint Their Nails For Shit And Might As Well Just Dunk Their Whole Hands In There And Get It Over With

It’s no secret that painting your nails can often turn into a big ordeal, but now one of the biggest nail polish companies in the game has introduced a new product that will hopefully make things much easier: OPI is now selling gallon buckets of nail polish for people who can’t paint their nails for… Read More

Uh Oh: Mom Read An Article

Bad news for those who don’t like hearing about things they’re not interested in over and over again for weeks on end: It appears as if Mom has read an article. Read more… Full Story Here ClickHole July 11, 2018 10:13 am Support Us

Charles Schumer – Trump's Supreme Court pick said presidents shouldn't be investigated, Schumer said

The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Trump’s Supreme Court pick said presidents shouldn’t be investigated, Schumer said Democrats pounced on a years-old statement by president Donald Trump’s U.S. Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh to drum up concern about how he might shield the president from Robert Mueller’s investigation. In an interview July 10, Senate Democratic Leader… Read More

Conner O’Malley is here to explain why Minions are actually kind of funny

For most people born before the Obama presidency, Minions—the ones bludgeoned into relevancy by Universal and the Despicable Me franchise—have become a source of ire. Virtually impossible to avoid, the yellow, amorphous creatures have managed to upset parents, conspiracy theorists, and Miguel fans alike. But Joe Pera… Read more… Full Story Here AV Club July… Read More

Bloggers – Did Justice Kennedy quit due to family ties to Trump and Russia?

The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Did Justice Kennedy quit due to family ties to Trump and Russia? The New York Times detailed connections between the Trump White House and Justice Anthony Kennedy, searching for factors that might have inspired Kennedy to retire so abruptly before the November midterms. The newspaper examined a number of connections that… Read More

SECRET OF THE UNIVERSE

Reports have surfaced that the secret to the Universe has been discovered in an old Weekly World News issue. Researchers are not sure exactly which issue but believe it involves an issue that features a seven year old boy. Conveniently, Weekly World News back issues are available for purchase here.  If the Secret of the… Read More

SCIENTISTS CLONE DINOSAUR!

GAINESVILLE, FL – Scientists at the University of Florida have successfully cloned a dinosaur, a spokesman from the university said yesterday. The dinosaur, a baby Apatosaurus nicknamed “Spot,” is currently being incubated at the University of Florida’s College of Veterinary Medicine. The scientists extracted DNA from preserved Apatosaurus fossils, which were on display at the… Read More

CRAZY ANTS ATTACK!

DALLAS —  Crazy, biting ants invade by the millions – and kill by the hundreds! Crazy, raspberry ants are swarming into Texas – and they’re taking no prisons.  They are destroying property and attacking humans.  There have been 67 lethal attacks in the last two weeks. The Crazy Ant Poison that U.S. Exterminators use only… Read More

YOWIE SPOTTED IN LONDON!

A Yowie, a big hairy beast, has been spotted roaming the streets of London. The latest sightings took place  just north of Camden Town in London. Hundreds of witnesses have seen the beast strolling around London.  One resident saw the creature jumping a barbed wire paddock fence before briefly pausing at the edge of a… Read More

SUPER EARTHS FOUND!

Three Super Earths, capable of supporting life, were discovered by scientists. Astronomers believe they are close to our galaxy and that all three “earths” can sustain human life.  Super Earths mean they have between one and 10 times the mass of the Earth. Previous studies had identified three planets orbiting the star, including one in… Read More

Tax March – Nevada TV ad cherry-picks tax cut benefits to top 1%

The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | Nevada TV ad cherry-picks tax cut benefits to top 1% A new ad on the air in Nevada against the Republican tax law features a cheerful grandmother doling out brightly wrapped candy to her grandchildren. To the girl, she gives heaping handfuls. To the boy, a few pieces. When he… Read More

American Flag wears hat with a veteran patch on it

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Since separating from the Army after three years of guidon duty, a local American flag has been seen sporting a hat with a patch in the shape of a veteran on it, sources say. The flag says the hat helps signal to others that he is both a patriot and a… Read More

Donald Trump – Donald Trump falsely says ICE liberated towns from MS-13 control

The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Donald Trump falsely says ICE liberated towns from MS-13 control President Donald Trump argued against calls by some Democrats to abolish Immigration and Customs Enforcement, saying he’s watched the agency “liberate” towns from the violent MS-13 gang. “The Democrats are making a strong push to abolish ICE, one of the… Read More

Jim O’Heir picks 5 Jerrys or Garys who aren’t the absolute worst

Jim O’Heir is most recognizable as parks-department punching bag, and eventual Mayor for the city of Pawnee, Garry “Jerry” Gergich on Parks And Recreation. Given that Gergich is a perennial screwup, we had O’Heir come up with 5 famous Jerrys or Garys that aren’t the absolute worst. Read more… Full Story Here AV Club July… Read More

Report: New Space Force recruits not as tough as the Old Space Force

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. – New Space Force recruits are coming into the service less disciplined and physically weaker this month than the Space Force recruits from last month, sources confirmed today. “Back when I joined Space Force on June 18th, the recruiting was selective and the training was tough as nails.  When we made it to… Read More

Ghosted’s canceled heroes can’t handle rejection

Well, if the goal of tonight’s Ghosted was to make me feel a little better about the fact that we’re rapidly running out of time with these characters: Mission accomplished, I guess. Read more… Full Story Here AV Club July 9, 2018 12:56 am Support Us

Jesse looks for a way out on an uneven Preacher

If Preacher’s third season (what little there is of it so far) is struggling to convey the real menace of Angelville, you can consider “Gonna Hurt” as something of a corrective. Last week, Jesse made his big play to get out. It was, and I’m being kind here, a stupid mess. (Jesse’s plan, I mean.… Read More

The Affair wanders along its circuitous relationship paths 

The affair part of The Affair has long since passed, so we really have to wonder what the point of this story is any more. First we had Noah and Alison, then their perspectives branched out to Helen and Cole; now all four of our main characters have different partners or prospective love interests (and… Read More

In Janet Mock’s outstanding directorial debut, Pose soars to new heights

In her directorial debut, Janet Mock pulls together all of the strengths of Pose, delicately balancing the moments of lightness and darkness from a script co-written by her and Ryan Murphy with powerful visual storytelling. Her eye and style bring a sense of urgency but also a deeply intimate feeling to this episode.… Read more…… Read More

Sharp Objects begins with a redemption story wrapped in a murder mystery 

Toward the end of the first episode of Sharp Objects, a teenage girl tells her half-sister that, “Mama says I’m incorrigible.” Her tone winks with mischief, her words bright with a quicksilver menace. She’s wearing a prim, floral-patterned dress, her mother’s living doll (as she has called herself only moments before)… Read more… Full Story… Read More

ISIS Recruit stuffs goat into amnesty box

MAYADEEN, Syria — ISIS recruit Abdul Mourad stuffed a live goat into an amnesty box early yesterday morning, sources familiar with the incident say. The young goat could be heard baying by men who slept in sweaty tents near the desert in Eastern Syria. “Good lord, someone’s going to town on that thing,” someone murmured,… Read More

DuckTales goes on a super secret spy high adventure that’s beyond compare

It’s safe to say (I think) that DuckTales has finally got past the giddiness of being a reboot of a well-known, well-recognized show and is starting to come into its own. It needed to get out of that stars-in-their-eyes headspace, shake the cobwebs of snarkiness, winking irony, and self-aware jokiness, so it could… Read more…… Read More

Pentagon wins National Book Award for fictional account of Afghan War

THE PENTAGON — The Pentagon’s top public affairs branch has won the National Book Award for its fictionalized account of how the Afghan War has been carried out over the past 17 years, sources confirmed today. The prestigious award in the Fiction category was bestowed upon the Defense Media Activity for its continuous and upbeat… Read More