The Summer of 2016 Is An Angsty Middle Schooler's Shitty Dystopian Fiction

Do you remember the worst, most over-the-top dystopian fiction you ever wrote? You know what I’m talking about. That terrible short story you hammered out in middle school, inspired by books like 1984 and Brave New World? Well, ignore the people who tell you that we live in the world of Orwell or Huxley. We live in…

Clammy Billionaire Peter Thiel Charms the Republican National Convention With Extremely Fast Speech

CLEVELAND — Like pretty much everything else this week, Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel’s speech at the Republican National Convention on Wednesday was not glaringly evil but mostly...pretty boring. “When Donald Trump asks us to Make America Great Again, he’s not suggesting a return to the past,” Thiel told the…


Everything We Know About the Shady "Draper Sterling" Getting Paid by the Trump Campaign

Donald Trump’s most recent expenditure report is a disaster perfectly befitting the campaign from whence it came. And of all the campaign’s various questionable spending decisions ($208,000 on hats), one recipient in particular stands out—mostly because it’s named after a fake advertising company from Mad Men.

Now Peter Thiel’s Lawyer Wants to Silence Reporting on Trump’s Hair [Updated]

One day after the Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel revealed his clandestine legal attack on Gawker Media to the New York Times, Gawker reporter Ashley Feinberg published a lengthy investigation that sought to solve the enduring mystery of Donald Trump’s infamous mane, which she described as a “cotton candy…