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Jonna Ivin-Patton

Jonna Ivin-Patton is the founder of STIR Journal and writer of the essay, I Know Why Poor Whites Chant, Trump, Trump, Trump. She has appeared on NPR, OPB, The Roland Martin Show and KCRW. Jonna is the author of the books Will Love For Crumbs, 8th Amendment, and, Sister Girl. Her writing has been featured in Good Magazine, STIR Journal, The Establishment, and xoJane.

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James Corden's Reaction To Kimberly Guilfoyle's Pet Name For Don Jr. Is Exactly How We Feel About It 😂

Some other names come to mind when thinking of Trump Jr. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 day ago
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The Scoop

Video Of Pit Bull Who Screams Like A Person Is Our New Favorite Thing 😂

"Once everyone meets him they see what a lovable, kind soul he is."

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 day ago
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Jenna Jameson Opens Up About Her Fear Of Trying To Lose Weight Sober, Shares Before And After Pics

 "When I was in my addiction it was easy to stay thin."

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 days ago
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Gabrielle Union Opens Up About Finally Getting Answers After Suffering Numerous Miscarriages

After years of suffering she finally has answers.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 days ago
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Mark Hamill Admits To The Terrible Career Advice He Once Gave To Arnold Schwarzenegger 😮

It probably sounded good at the time.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 days ago
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This Journalist Is Teaching Women How To Deal With Creeps At Autoshops

Women empowering other women is always a beautiful thing.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 week ago
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The Scoop

Grant Gustin Fires Back At Body Shamers After New 'The Flash' Suit Photo Leaks Online

"I'm happy with my body and who I am."

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 week ago
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The Oscars Is Making Some Big Changes To The Ceremony That Have People Scratching Their Heads

Oscar may be all about movies, but he needs to reach a television audience. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 week ago
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Japanese Artist Takes Balloon Animal Art To The Next Level 😮

Say good-bye to hokey balloon animals. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 week ago
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Tom Hardy Hometown Interview Ends Up Finishing At The Hospital After His Compassionate Actions

Actor, producer, rebel, and part time hero, Hardy does it all. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 week ago
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Kim Kardashian Laying Awkwardly On A Bed Gets Photoshopped And Memed To Perfection 😂

A photo shoot for a shoe turned into so much more.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 week ago
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Woman Threatens To Call ICE On Panhandling Mother—And Here We Go Again

Social media exposes another racist. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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The Scoop

A First Look At Linda Hamilton's Return To The 'Terminator' Franchise--It's About Time

She's back and looking as tough as ever. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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Jennifer Garner's Latest Instagram Post Has Moms Relating Hard 😂

Being a busy mom means always having your hands full. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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Khloé Kardashian Has Zero Time For Your Body-Shaming Of New Moms 🔥

Giving positive mojo for new moms. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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Kate McKinnon Explains How Her Bizarre Rudy Giuliani Impression Came To Be

It's all in the way she handled it. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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Restaurant Owner Receives Unexpected Envelope Filled With Money And A Letter From A Former Employee ❤️

A self-admitted "terrible waitress" has made amends 20 years later for stealing. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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Jennifer Aniston Just Clapped Back In The Best Way To Those Who Say She Can't Keep A Man 🔥

"The woman is left sad and alone. She’s the failure. F that."  

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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Trump's Favorite Coca-Cola Has To Raise Its Prices—And It's All His Fault

Companies are reacting to tariffs by punishing customers. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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Keith Urban Shares Some Personal Advice With Demi Lovato About Overcoming Addiction

The country singer certainly knows a thing or two about recovery. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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Trump Basically Just Admitted That His Tax Plan Made The Rich Richer

Working class people may want to pay attention. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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'Bigfoot Erotica' Is Somehow Now A Campaign Issue In Virginia 😮

Things are getting weird in 2018. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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Resurfaced Mike Pence Opinion Piece About 'Mulan' Reminds Us Just How Messed Up He Really Is

"Moral of story: women in military, bad idea." 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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Photographer Captures Unexpected Moment When Groom Goes To Kiss His New Bride

It's so wrong, but we can't stop laughing. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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The Scoop

John Krasinski Talks About Losing The Role Of Captain America To Chris Evans

 'Yeah, look at him. He's Captain America.' 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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Owner's Recording Of His Dog Staring At Him Every Morning Has Gone Viral And Dog Owners Can Relate

This famous husky still has to wait to go outside.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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Photographer Recreates Some Of Madonna's Most Iconic Looks With The Help Of His Dog 😂

Max the Retriever strikes a pose for charity.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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This Theory That Brad Pitt Loves To Twin With His Significant Others May Be On To Something 🤔

When it comes to Hollywood, twinning is winning. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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The Scoop

New 'Unfollow Me' Campaign Has Women Sharing Their Stories Of Being Stalked For An Important Reason

The editors at Broadly are taking the power away from stalkers.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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The World's First Baby Born Via IVF Celebrates Her 40th Birthday 🎉

She was famous around the world before she was even born.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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Tennessee Mom Blames Spicy Snacks For Daughter's Emergency Gallbladder Surgery

Too much of a good thing is still too much. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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Woman Tries To Extort $500 From Man At Florida Bar After He Leaves His Cellphone Unattended

This plan was doomed from the start. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 weeks ago
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'This Is What Muslim America Looks Like' Video Gets Called Out For Its Lack Of Racial Diversity

The intention may have been good, but the results still upset people.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 weeks ago
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People Are Memeing The Hell Out Of Trump's All-Caps Iran Tweet—And It's Brilliant 😂

A late night tantrum has the internet HOWLING. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 weeks ago
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Trump's Face Is Now The First Thing That Pops Up If You Google 'Idiot' 😂

Well, if Google says it's true, it must be true.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 weeks ago
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Award-Winning Journalist Shares Mind-Boggling Rejection Letter For Lack Of 'Experience' 😐

Rejection is part of the game but this is ridiculous. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 weeks ago
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Trump Responds To Giant Floating Baby Balloon Of Him In London

President Trump isn't feeling very welcome. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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John Legend, Jessica Biel, And Other Celebs Respond To Emmy Nominations On Twitter

Emmy excitement is in the air. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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After Thailand, Elon Musk Sets His Philanthropic Sights On Flint, Michigan

Musk responds to a Twitter challenge. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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3D Crosswalks Are Forcing Cars To Slow Down For Pedestrians All Over The World

Can an optical illusion save lives?

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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Man Breaks Into An Escape Room Only To Find He Can't Escape Out Of It 😂

Homeless man arrested and held on $40,000 bail. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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Hillary Clinton Just Slammed The Trump Administration For Its Opposition To A Breast-Feeding Initiative

Calling attention to a long overdue problem. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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Somebody Mashed Up 'Billy On The Street' With 'Captain America: Civil War'—And It's Perfection 😂

Now we know what he's been thinking all this time. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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Billy Dee Williams Is Confirmed For 'Star Wars: Episode IX'—And Fans Already Have Opinions

Fans want to see that cape once again.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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Gal Gadot Showed Up To A Virginia Children's Hospital Dressed As Wonder Woman, Because Of Course She Did 😍

A superhero on film meets some real life superheroes. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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Man Gives Very Serious Interview While His Cat Climbs All Over Him As If It's Completely Normal 😂

Cat lovers will completely understand. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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'Freckling' Is The Newest Dating Trend--And We're Already Rolling Our Eyes

Language evolves but sounds harsher. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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Push Notification About A Driverless Car Is Truly a 2018 Conundrum

Can we have our coffee first?

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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Ariana Grande Just Responded To Criticism Over Fiancé Pete Davidson's Manchester Bombing Jokes

He remains silent, while she apologizes. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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16-Year-Old Girl Who Has Been Bullied Her Whole Childhood Gets 126-Motorcycle Escort To Prom ❤️

An evening of anxiety turned to triumph. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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Seattle Clock Counting Down The Days Until The End Of Trump's Term Goes Viral

Is there anyway to speed it up?

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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Canadian Man Sacrifices His Life To Protect His Children Against An Attacking Polar Bear

It's been 18 years since the last attack. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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Here's Our First Look At Sesame Place, The First Autism-Friendly Theme Park In The World

Sesame Street meets the needs of autistic children. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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Furious Priest Tells Black Funeral-Goers To 'Get The Hell Out' Of His Church—And Calls The Cops On Them

The Archdiocese of Washington has since apologized. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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Someone Just Paired Up Random John Mulaney Quotes With Broadway Musicals—And It's Everything

A perfect mashup of stand up and Broadway. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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Drag Queen Transforms Himself Into Drew Barrymore—And Drew Couldn't Love It More 😮❤️

He's an artist using makeup as his palette. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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6-Month-Old Golden Retriever Gets Bitten By A Rattlesnake While Protecting His Owner 😮

 "This is what a hero looks like." 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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Mexico's Newly-Elected President Gave His Opinions About Trump's Policies—And He's Not Holding Back 🔥

He may be an outsider, but he's nothing like Trump.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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Kaley Cuoco Got Married Over The Weekend—And Her Wedding Jumpsuit Is Fierce AF 🔥❤️

The actress changed out of her dress for the reception. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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Real-Life 'Spider-Man' Who Scaled A Building To Save A Child Has Started His Heroic New Job

He embodies the human spirit and has given people hope. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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Adam Sandler Surprises Montreal Couple By Casually Crashing Their Wedding Photoshoot 😂

This will be a story to tell for a long time.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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These Scorching Political Cartoons About Justice Kennedy's Retirement Are Far Too Relatable

Sometimes you can say more with pictures. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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Tom Daley And Dustin Lance Black Announce They Are New Dads With Precious Instagram Pictures ❤️

 "Welcome to the world little Robbie Ray." 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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ICE Agent Caught On Camera Shoving An Immigration Attorney, Resulting In Broken Foot

"You don't separate any client from their attorney, particularly not a three-year-old."

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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Twitter Rallies To Help British Soccer Fan After Learning He Left His Tickets Back In England

Suitcase, check. Passport, check. Tickets... Doh!

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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'Game Of Thrones' Star Was Not On Board With Ed Sheeran's Infamous Cameo

It's been a year, but we're still not over it. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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People Are Sharing The Common Struggles Of Getting A Pedicure--And We Can Relate

Feet can be a touchy subject. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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Shirtless Man Causes Major Traffic Jam After Scaling A Freeway Sign To Hang Protest Banners

This could be a costly publicity stunt. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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Minnesota Father Of Four Dies After Getting Trapped In Atlanta Braves Stadium's Beer Fridge

The cause of his death has not been determined.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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This 13th Century Drawing Of A Cockatoo Raises Some Big Questions About Australian History

We can learn a lot from a simple drawing. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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New York's Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Just Knocked Off A Democratic Juggernaut In 2018's Most Surprising Primary Upset

Is it time for old school Democrats to move aside for progressives?

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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Jerry Seinfeld Explains Why He Doesn't Feel It Was 'Necessary' To Fire Roseanne Barr From Her Show

"All she had to do was press 'share' and it was all over."

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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Oakland Residents Actually Called The Cops After Questioning And Filming A Black Firefighter On The Job

He risks his life as a first responder and this is the treatment he gets back.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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New Sex Doll Can Say 'No' And Literally Shut Down If She Feels Disrespected Or Bored 🔥

We'll just go ahead and file this under creepy.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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Jimmy Fallon Claps Back In The Best Way After Being Told By Trump To 'Be A Man' About Pre-Election Interview

Fallon takes the high road, as Trump goes lower. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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Former Trump Campaign Official Tells Black Fox News Guest He Must Be Out Of His 'Cotton-Picking Mind'

Systematic racism rears its ugly head once again. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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Uniformed Officer Tried To Shut Down Live BET Awards Pre-Show In Surreal Moment, And Twitter Was Shook

Confusion abounds as people guess who he is.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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Heckler Calls Out "Fascist" Stephen Miller At Mexican Restaurant

Is the entire White House administration completely tone-deaf? 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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LSD and Arsenic: The Most Bizarre Tidbits From Johnny Depp's Bonkers Rolling Stone Profile

He has always been a bigger than life character. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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After Being Told Restaurant Is Completely Booked, Man Pretends To Be Prime Minister Of Morocco 😂

This man wasn't taking no for an answer.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago
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This Bad Lip Reading Of The Trump-Kim Summit Is Probably Less Bizarre Than What Was Actually Said

"On one page he mentions how he wants to chuck a flip-phone at me."

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 months ago