It’s hard to overstate how bonkers the news cycle is right now. Republicans are trying to ram through a train-wreck health care bill without any hearings. This process is an embarrassment. This is nuclear-grade bonkers. The White House is threatening the attorney general to derail the Russia investigation. So not… Continue Reading The “this is fine” bias in cable news

This was Levittown, Pennsylvania, shortly after World War II. In a suburb that explicitly promised a white-only neighborhood. And it wasn’t some outlier. It was the prototypical suburb, built by the father of suburbia — Bill Levitt — who created several suburbs around the US, all named Levittown. But one… Continue Reading American segregation, mapped at day and night

Russian hackers attempted to influence the US presidential election. A meddling campaign carried out by the Russians, authorized at the highest levels. Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is now pretty well-documented. From hacking voter registration rolls… Russia is behind a cyber attack on a contractor for Florida’s election… Continue Reading How Russian trolls weaponized your social media feed

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This is me. And these are some of my co-workers. Tonight, we’re on an epic adventure, defending a village from an army of dog monsters and trying not to get ourselves killed. Welcome to the magical world of Dungeons & Dragons, the best game I’ve ever played. Chapter 1: What… Continue Reading Dungeons and Dragons, explained

Time to unwind with a little Facebook. Facebook continues to be under fire for failing to crack down on fake news. It’s been called a haven for fake news. Russian trolls used Facebook to exploit racial tension. Did you fall for propaganda from a Russian troll? Jesus. Facebook is dead.… Continue Reading Why every social media site is a dumpster fire

Cable news loves American weapons. Whether it’s Tomahawk missiles. Tomahawk missiles. Tomahawk cruise missiles. Or the “mother of all bombs.” MOAB, also called the “mother of all bombs” The “mother of all bombs” TV news is saturated with images of American firepower. They are beautiful pictures of fearsome armaments. But… Continue Reading How the media’s weapons fetish primes us for war

You probably imagine anonymous internet commenter, or a shock jockey, or a partisan hack. You probably don’t imagine the Senate Majority Leader, or the Speaker of the House of Representatives or the Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee. But maybe you should, because if the past few months of batshit… Continue Reading How politicians troll the media

♪ (upbeat theme music) ♪ – (Finebros) Today, we’re gonna test your knowledge of social media platforms based on if you know their logos or not. – (sighs) Crap. – Oh great. All right. – Oh yeah! Let’s go! – You mean like a Facebook? Okay. Instagram, Twitters? Okay. –… Continue Reading DO PARENTS KNOW SOCIAL MEDIA APPS? (REACT: Do They Know It?)

Welcome to Candle Cove! Where a mysterious children TV show appears and only the Children can see it. On Oct 11 SyFy released the first of 6 episodes of Channel Zero: Candle Cove which is Hollywood adaption into Creepypasta very own Candle Cove which was written by Kris Straubs. Creator… Continue Reading Channel Zero Candle Cove Explained