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Past articles by Will:

Gavin McInnes Allies Believe Proud Boys Founder Faked Arrest

What once looked like an arrest now looks like a desperate bid for attention. → Read More

QAnon Conspiracy Theorists Have a New Cure-All: $120,000 TVs

For $120,000, you too can have these colored static screens that supposedly cure cancer in your living room. → Read More

Allegations of Manosphere Pastor’s Gay Past Roil Macho Men

Jesse Lee Peterson has emerged as one of the right’s most vocal anti-gay figures, but his one-time friends now allege that the pastor has had many same-sex relationships. → Read More

Abortion Activists Take On Communist ‘Cult’ at Protests

Tensions are high between a communist pro-abortion rights group and more mainstream activists who have accused them of syphoning off donations for unrelated causes. → Read More

QAnon Creator ‘Q’ Returns After Nearly Two-Year Hiatus

In a surprise move, Q returns to tease a new “game” in cryptic posts. → Read More

Liberals Rush to Spread Bogus Lauren Boebert Escort and Abortion Rumors

Democrats say they’re proof of Boebert’s hypocrisy. But they’re getting conned themselves. → Read More

Elon Musk Shuts Down Bizarre Rumor He Wants to Buy MAGA Cable Channel

The totally outlandish claim that Musk wants to buy OAN briefly served as a glimmer of hope for the far-right channel that was recently dropped by DirecTV. → Read More

This QAnon Leader Could Control Key Elections in 2024

Wayne Willott’s influence is growing in QAnon world, but almost nothing has been reported about his background. Until now. → Read More

Georgia Guv Candidate Builds Campaign on Demolition of ‘Satanic’ Tablets

“I am the ONLY candidate bold enough to stand up to the Luciferian Cabal,” Kandiss Taylor wrote on social media app Telegram. → Read More

Police Raid MAGA ‘King of Toxic Masculinity’ in Human-Trafficking Investigation

Photo Illustration by Thomas Levinson/The Daily Beast/Getty/Channel 5Romanian police raided the home of prominent pro-Trump online personality Andrew Tate... → Read More

Hucksters Profit Off Nutty ‘Venom in the Water’ Theory

One man’s claim that the CDC put cobra venom in the water inspired another man to sell filters to make sure tap water stays venom free. → Read More

QAnon Leaders Push Followers Into Multi-Level Marketing

Move over, LuLaRoe—Q’s gang is getting into MLMs. → Read More

Anti-Vaxxers Charge Followers to Join Fake Fauci ‘Grand Jury’

For $2,500, you can vote for Fauci’s inevitable conviction as part of a mock grand jury convened by an Elvis impersonator, and hobnob with “VIPs.” → Read More

Trump’s Election Dead-Enders Won’t Say Who Wrote the Coup Plan Down

MAGA diehards who were coup-crazy just a year ago claim they’ve never seen a newly published draft of the Trump executive order outlining their brazenly authoritarian blueprint. → Read More

Former House Staffer Opens Up About How Conservative Media Ruined His Life

Ex IT staffer Imran Awan says conservative outlets targeted him for being Muslim: “If I was a white guy, nothing would have happened.” → Read More

QAnon Star Who Said Only ‘Idiots’ Get Vax Dies of COVID

Cirsten Weldon told her fans not to get vaccinated and wanted Dr. Anthony Fauci executed. She just died of COVID. → Read More

Election-Fraud Stars Vow to Stab Each Other—‘With the Truth’

“I will stab you in the face with the truth,” inventor Jovan Pulitzer warned a rival. → Read More

Proud Boy Named in Feds’ James O’Keefe Search Warrant

According to the warrant, FBI agents were looking for communications with a self-described “third-degree” Proud Boy named Jackson Voynick. → Read More

Candace Owens Tells Fans to Take Quack Cure That Turns Skin Blue

Colloidal silver has been embraced by fringe libertarians. Now Owens is silver’s newest fan. → Read More

Right-Wingers Are Feuding... Over Their Crazy Kid Books

Pro-Trump parents are scrambling for their own children’s books to avoid supposed brainwashing by public school teachers—and it’s a gold rush for pundits on the right. → Read More