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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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The Scoop

Heckler Calls Out "Fascist" Stephen Miller At Mexican Restaurant

Is the entire White House administration completely tone-deaf? 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
10 hours ago
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Extra Chunky

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
10 hours ago
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LOL

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
1 day ago
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Covfefe

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
1 day ago
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Extra Chunky

Burger King Apologizes For Offering Prize To Women Who Get Pregnant With World Cup Players' Babies

This isn't the first time the company has used sexist and harmful ads. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 day ago
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The Scoop

Michael B. Jordan Just Dragged The Hell Out Of Roseanne During Award Acceptance Speech

This villian threw some serious shade. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 days ago
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Covfefe

Protesters Just Chased Trump's Homeland Security Secretary Out Of A Mexican Restaurant

The lies keep coming but the public is pushing back. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 days ago
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Extra Chunky

Woman Accuses Sony Of Cultural Appropriation, And Gets Shut Down In An Unexpected Way

Sometimes it's best to stay in your own lane. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 days ago
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Extra Chunky

This PSA About What To Do If An Unaccompanied Guide Dog Approaches You Is A Must-Read

A little awareness goes a long way. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 days ago
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Covfefe

John Legend Completely Shut Down Paul Ryan's Father's Day Tweet With Some Truth

The singer reached his breaking point with GOP hypocrisy.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 days ago
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The Scoop

Women Are Sharing Eye-Opening Stories Of Strangers Who Saved Them From Would-Be Attackers

A scary reminder that women need to look out for each other. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 days ago
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Covfefe

Man's Viral Rant About Why Saying 'F*ck Trump' Should Be OK Has The Internet Cheering

Why are we outraged by words but not behavior?

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 days ago
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Extra Chunky

Man Goes To Pick Up Wife From Work And Ends Up Thwarting An Armed Robbery

Will Walmart give him a reward?

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 week ago
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The Scoop

Meghan Markle Was Asked About Married Life And She Got Straight To The Point

The Royals are notoriously mum on their private lives. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 week ago
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Extra Chunky

Rachel Bloom Proves She's A Class Act Following That Neil Patrick Harris Tonys Debacle

Well, it took awhile, but he finally got there. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 week ago
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The Scoop

Millie Bobby Brown Deactivates Her Twitter After Becoming The Target Of A Fake Story Meme

Bullying a 14-year-old. Way to go, internet. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 week ago
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LOL

Tiffany Haddish Propositioned Leonardo DiCaprio In The Most Unusual Way 😂

We all want to know, "when’s this gonna happen?"

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 week ago
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Covfefe

Trump Just Clapped Back At Robert De Niro After His Expletive-Laden Tony Awards Speech

DeNiro didn't hold back his feelings on Trump. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 week ago
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The Scoop

John Boyega Addressed Harassment From 'Star Wars' Fans On Twitter, And Mark Hamill Responded

Men need to step up when it comes to the harassment of women. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 week ago
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The Scoop

Woman's Racist Rant Against A Hispanic Couple Caught On Camera—And It's Becoming All Too Common

Racism hasn't changed. Our ability to capture it has.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 week ago
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Covfefe

The Incredibly Paranoid Reason Why Kim Jong Un Brought His Own Toilet To The Singapore Summit

Planning a summit is more complicated than we imagined. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 week ago
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The Scoop

Memphis Grandmother Arrested After Being Caught On Video Transporting Her Grandkids In Dog Crates

Tennessee's Department of Children's Services is investigating the situation. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 week ago
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The Scoop

People Are Already Misusing Their Elon Musk Flamethrowers, To The Surprise Of No One

Twenty thousand flamethrowers are expected to be in circulation. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 week ago
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The Scoop

Tributes Pour In After 'The Goldbergs' Actor Jackson Odell Is Found Dead At Age 20

Investigators are determining the cause of death. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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LOL

The Rebranded 'IHOb' Finally Reveals What the 'b' Stands For—And It Isn't Going Over So Well

The hangover hangout has customers needing another drink. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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The Scoop

Survivors Of The Parkland Shooting Surprised The Tony Awards With A Powerful Performance

The students are moving forward with love. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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The Scoop

'Chief Knowledge Officer' Of Crossfit Fired Over Homophobic Twitter Post And Their CEO Didn't Hold Back

 "He needs to take a big dose of 'shut the f*** up' and hide out for a while." 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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Covfefe

Macron Shades Trump Over G-7: "We Don't Mind Being 6"

When most the world thinks you're the problem, maybe you are the problem. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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Extra Chunky

Rutgers Professor Goes Off About White Kids In Harlem--But (Plot Twist) He's White, Too

Rutgers is looking into the situation. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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LOL

Serena Williams Trolling Her Husband On Instagram Live Is #RelationshipGoals

Nothing says "I love you" like trolling your spouse.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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The Scoop

U.S. Diplomats In China Are Getting Sick After Hearing Strange Noises—And It's Not The First Time

 The State Department issues a health warning for Americans in China. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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LOL

The Babies Featured In Beyoncé And Jay Z's Tour Aren't Their Kids—And Fans Feel Deceived

Things are not always as they seem. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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LOL

Church Sign Accidentally Sends A Very Lewd Message To Passersby 🙈

Well, it's not untrue. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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Covfefe

Prominent Christian University Helps Make Film About God Choosing Trump To Be President. Seriously.

God spoke to a fireman, and we got Trump.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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LOL

Rude Woman Refuses To Let Couple Sit Together On The Bus—And They Make Her Regret It 😂

This couple doesn't let anything ruin their fun. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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Covfefe

Melania Trump Finally Reemerges After Disappearing From Public View For 24 Days

Even Trump had to joke about her "disappearance."

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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The Scoop

Philippine President Duterte Kisses Random Married Woman As Crowd Cheers In 'Despicable Display Of Sexism'

His fondness for rape jokes adds an extra layer to this story.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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The Scoop

The Miss America Pageant Just Made A Huge Change That Has The Internet Cheering

Miss America has a shift in priorities. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
2 weeks ago
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The Scoop

Jimmy Fallon Gives Surprise Commencement Speech At Stoneman Douglas High School ❤️

These kids deserve something nice. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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Extra Chunky

Devoted Fan Shares How She Recreated Taylor Swift's Tour Costumes From Scratch—And It's Impressive

All it takes is a little inspiration... and a lot of hard work. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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LOL

SpongeBob Casually Asked The Rock About His Nickname—And Things Got Very Weird

Don't ask the question if you aren't prepared for the answer. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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The Scoop

Mindy Kaling And Lena Dunham May Have The Answer To Save The Rest Of Roseanne

The Connor family could live on without Roseanne. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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The Scoop

'That’s Why They Have Babies,' White Store Worker Says About Black Customer Using WIC

Racism and classism often blend seamlessly. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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LOL

What Is Even Going On In This Optical Illusion Of Two People Hugging?

Move aside "Yanny or Laurel", there's a new debate in town. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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The Scoop

ISIS Supporter Admits To A Plot To Attack 4-Year-Old Prince George

The terrorist is looking at life in prison. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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LOL

Local Reporter's Newspaper Rant About Cheeseburgers Is An Inspiring Read 😂

If you add up all those cheese slices, it equals millions of dollars. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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LOL

Couple Surprises One Another By Both Proposing At The Same Time ❤️

The double proposal strikes again!

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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LOL

Family's Attempt At Scattering Their Grandmother's Ashes Goes Hilariously Wrong 😂

This is how real life goes. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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The Scoop

Dictionary.com Just Helped Define Exactly How We Should View Roseanne's Tweets

Media outlets should understand that words matter. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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LOL

Google Translate Trolls Flat-Earthers Hard With Hidden Easter Egg

"Stupid is as stupid does." — Forrest Gump's Mom

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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The Scoop

Neville Longbottom Just Got Married, And The News Is Bittersweet For Harry Potter Fans

Harry and the gang are growing up. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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Covfefe

Rudy Guiliani Gets Booed By Fans At Yankee Stadium—On His Birthday, No Less

No love for the former "America's Mayor."

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
3 weeks ago
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LOL

Girl Dressed As Hermione Dances Like A True Wizard At London's Comic Con ⚡️🔥

We don't remember a dance class at Hogwarts. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 weeks ago
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Extra Chunky

Lucy Liu Debuts New Bleach Blond Hair Just In Time For Summer

We all need a change once in a while. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 weeks ago
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LOL

Woman Chronicles Her Frenzied And Pee-Filled Encounter With A Pomeranian Named 'Chunk'

A normal dog walk turns into quite the adventure. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 weeks ago
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Extra Chunky

Kim Kardashian Posts NSFW Photo On Instagram To Promote New Fragrance

It smells like a pretty good PR stunt. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 weeks ago
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The Scoop

Plus Size Model Tess Holiday Slams App For Stealing Her Pictures And Slimming Them Down

App takes three steps back in positive body image movement.  

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 weeks ago
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Extra Chunky

Doctor Who Made Videos Dancing Over Patients' Bodies During Procedures Now Slammed With Multiple Lawsuits

Her dancing seems to be the least of the problems. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 weeks ago
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LOL

Parents Will Relate To This Picture Of What A Dad Found Inside Child's Car Seat

Maybe it's best not to look. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 weeks ago
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Extra Chunky

Teens Take Prom Photos At Whataburger Fast Food Joint And Now We're Hungry And In Love

Just be careful when using ketchup. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 weeks ago
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The Scoop

The Opioid Problem Is So Bad Near Puget Sound That Mussels Are Testing Positive For Oxycodone

Will the drug companies be responsible for this mess?

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 weeks ago
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Extra Chunky

Daily Star Publishes Transphobic Headline And Twitter Is Having None Of It

Even for a tabloid, this is pretty low. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 weeks ago
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LOL

There Is A Mysterious Bag Of Dirty Socks Hanging Around In The White House Press Briefing Room

Ignoring it won't fix the problem.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 weeks ago
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LOL

Chris Hemsworth And His Kids Rocked Out To Miley Cyrus—And The Internet Exploded

He definitely has a flair for the drama. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 weeks ago
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Covfefe

Trump Promptly Cancels Summit Over North Korea's 'Tremendous Anger And Open Hostility'

This relationship is on and off more than Ross and Rachel. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 weeks ago
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LOL

'Breaking Bad' Star Dean Norris Sent Out A Cryptic Tweet—And The Twitterverse Happily Responded

Our spidey sense tells us there is more to this story. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
4 weeks ago
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The Scoop

15-Year-Old Santa Fe Student Died Trying To Protect His Art Class From The Shooter

This should never be a 15-year-old's responsibility. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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Extra Chunky

Seniors Are Leaving Their Mark With Some Truly Epic Yearbook Quotes 🔥

Watch out world, there's a new generation in town. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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LOL

Little Boy's Reaction To His Dentist's Magic Tricks Is Honestly Too Pure 😍

The internet has fallen in love with a dentist and his young patient.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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The Scoop

Texas Man's Racist And Xenophobic Road Rage Rant Caught On Video: 'This Isn't Pakistan, B*tch'

 It was the perfect storm of toxic masculinity, road rage, and racism.  

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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Extra Chunky

An Escaped Monkey Made For An Exciting Afternoon At The San Antonio International Airport

All's well that ends well for this primate. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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LOL

'Very Sober' Ohio Man Calls Police After A Pig Won't Stop Following Him Home 🐷❤️

No, he wasn't seeing pink elephants. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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LOL

When Chewbacca Meets His Favorite Hobbits, It Can Only Be Described As Epic

Perhaps the camera person needed to take a step back. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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LOL

Ariana Grande Just Learned What 'Oomf' Means—And TBH, So Did We

Another acronym to add to the list. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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The Scoop

Man Originally Diagnosed With The Flu Ends Up Having All Limbs Amputated

He showed tremendous courage through a difficult situation. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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LOL

Ryan Reynolds Proposed To Red Carpet Host After Seeing Their Grade School Essay On Deadpool

One never knows what will ignite the flames of love. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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The Scoop

Texas Politician Says Problem With Schools Like Santa Fe Is That There Are "Too Many Entrances"

Politicians are scrambling to come with more excuses instead of solutions. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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The Scoop

Starbucks In Hot Water Again After Barista Writes Racial Slur On Customer's Drink

May 29th can't get here soon enough. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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LOL

Mom Gets Misspelled Tattoo Of Son's Name And Changes His Name To Match

When life gives you lemins, change the spelling of leminade. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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Extra Chunky

Cracker Barrel Shuts Down Racist Republican Candidate's 'Deportation Bus Tour'

There will be no Chicken n' Dumplings for this racist Senator. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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Covfefe

Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Claims Company Used Facebook To Exploit Paranoia And Racial Bias

 Cambridge Analytica had a specific agenda to disrupt the election. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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Extra Chunky

College Grad Proudly Poses With An AR-10 Strapped To Her Back

She now claims she is the victim of racism. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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The Scoop

ANTM Winner Nyle DiMarco Makes An Important Point About A Marvel Superhero's Casting

Hollywood needs to re-examine what total diversity looks and sounds like. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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Covfefe

Kanye Just Randomly Tweeted About The U.N., And People Have Theories As To Why

Is he a genius or just messing with us?

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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The Scoop

Retirement Expert Reveals How Much You Should Have Saved By Age 35—And Everyone LOL'ed

We're not sure if we should laugh or cry.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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LOL

Chris Pratt And Bryce Dallas Howard Give Emotional Support Animals A Jurassic Twist

Thanks Peacock Lady, for ruining it for everyone. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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LOL

This Revelation About The Origin Of Migos' Name Is Blowing Minds All Over The Internet

An epiphany is rolling through Twitter. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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The Scoop

Gay Prom Couple's Walk Home Takes A Surprise Turn After They Pass A Bunch Of Rowdy Bros

This is how it should always be. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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Extra Chunky

Minnesota Man Stumbles Upon Incredibly Rare Conjoined Fawns, And Scientists Are Floored

Mother Nature is always surprising us. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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The Scoop

Viral Meme Video Of Childish Gambino's 'This Is America' Has The Internet Crying Foul

The mashup appears to mock the serious message of the original.

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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The Scoop

The Author Of That Mega-Viral 'Cat Person' Story Explains The True Events That Inspired It

The story gets even more relatable. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago
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LOL

Someone Just Revealed What Mario Would Look Like With No Facial Hear—And It's...Different

Sometimes the internet gives too much. 

By Jonna Ivin-Patton
1 month ago