Newt Gingrich Can't Work Out What His Phone Is

"Here at Gingrich Productions, we've spent weeks figuring out," ponders Newt Gingrich. "What do you call this?" It's a phone, Newt. "But think about it. If it's taking pictures, it's not a cellphone. If you can get Wikipedia or go to Google, that's not a cellphone." Sigh. » 5/13/13 4:27am 5/13/13 4:27am

Santorum Attacks Gingrich's Wild Moon Fantasies

Guy-who-won't-win Rick Santorum has a new weapon in his arsenal against Space Admiral Newt Gingrich: a radio attack ad damning Newt's moon base as financially irresponsible. The moon base is this election's pivotal issue—is the dream dead? » 2/07/12 11:00am 2/07/12 11:00am

Neil DeGrasse Tyson Shoots Down Gingrich's Moon Base

Neil DeGrasse Tyson—one of my favorite space people—was interviewed by MSNBC's Martin Bashir about Newt Gingrich's moon base plan by 2020. The short version: Newt got it wrong. The long version: watch the video. » 1/27/12 7:40pm 1/27/12 7:40pm

Newt Gingrich's Fantasy Moon Base Is Illegal

Not only is Newt's plan for lunar statehood completely insane—it's also against the law! Not just any law, but space law, the most powerful of all laws, because it comes from the sky. Sorry, Newt. » 1/27/12 11:40am 1/27/12 11:40am Is Just a Merry-Go-Round of Anti-Gingrich Sites

What happens when you, prominent presidential candidate, neglect to purchase the domain name of your own name? Apparently someone else does it for you, and turns it into a veritable chatroulette of negative articles, videos, and sites. Meet It's spectacular. » 12/21/11 12:21pm 12/21/11 12:21pm

Newt Gingrich Is Bizarrely Terrified of a Fake Sci-Fi Weapon

Moon mining isn't the only thing election and adultery enthusiast Newt Gingrich is worried about—the GOP candidate has repeatedly, publicly, manically claimed that America is on the verge of being hit with an electromagnetic pulse attack. This is crazy. » 12/12/11 10:27am 12/12/11 10:27am

Men Who Want To Be President Are Arguing Over a Moon Colony

Last night's presidential debate didn't bring much unseen material forth from the GOP contenders, but new rivals Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney butted heads over one very pertinent issue: the moon. Should we mine it for moon minerals? Let's argue. » 12/11/11 9:31am 12/11/11 9:31am

Newt Gingrich Is a "Big Fan of Going into Space" and Wants to Kill NASA

Last night's GOP debate didn't just tap the tectonic plate-moving question of whether Ron Paul likes iPhones (he doesn't!). Newt Gingrich was hit with an actually non-bullshit question: should we de-fund NASA? He didn't really answer, but loves space! » 6/14/11 3:20pm 6/14/11 3:20pm