Luke O'Neil, The Guardian

Luke O'Neil

The Guardian

Boston, MA, United States

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Recent articles by lukeoneil47:

One banana, what could it cost? $120,000 – if it's art

Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan’s work, Comedian, a piece of fruit duct-taped to a wall, has been snapped up at Art Basel in Miami → Read More

Surprise, surprise: billionaires far outspend rivals in race for president

Bloomberg kicks off campaign with $31m ad buy – and he, Steyer and Trump make up two-thirds of all ad spends → Read More

Robert De Niro v Trump: a complete history of a (mainly one-sided) beef

The actor has predicted the president might start a war to get a third term. It’s far from the first time De Niro has made his views clear → Read More

'Meth. We're on it' – South Dakota's new public health ads raise eyebrows

State launches series of ads to help tackle methamphetamine problem – but tagline causes amusement on social media → Read More

Trump claims Ivanka created 14m jobs. The entire economy only added 6m

The US president made an extreme claim about his daughter’s efforts while speaking in New York → Read More

Elizabeth Warren helps out 'confused' billionaires with new tax calculator

New tool shows how much Bill Gates and friends would pay under Warren’s plan, and guess what: they’ll still be really rich! → Read More

Eminem was interviewed by Secret Service about 'threatening' Trump lyrics

Documents show agency interviewed rapper in December of 2017 about lyrics disparaging the president and his family → Read More

'Lunch shaming': New Jersey students with $75 debt barred from dances and trips

Cherry Hill school board agreed to policy as superintendent denied offer from local businessman to settle the $15,000 balance → Read More

Are Fox News and Donald Trump falling out of love? – podcast

Luke O’Neil on the powerful relationship between Trump and his favourite TV network. Plus: Jonathan Franklin on the protests in Chile → Read More

Welcome to Hell World: Book Excerpt

As exhausting as it can be reading the traditionally neutered news model—that we all constantly complain about online now—it’s even worse having to write it. → Read More

Cory Booker's secret to long-distance romance: a book at bedtime

Rosario Dawson, who is dating the Democratic presidential candidate, revealed that they read books aloud to each other via FaceTime → Read More

Cardi B fears Trump will win in 2020: 'Nobody's saying they love a Democrat'

Rapper praises Bernie Sanders as ‘really passionate … a person that cares’ but says Trump’s base will tip scales in his favor → Read More

Are Fox News and rightwing news making plans for a post-Trump future?

Many Fox anchors have become more stridently critical of Trump following the revelations of the impeachment inquiry → Read More

Seven days of Fox News impeachment coverage proves divisive – for its hosts

The channel’s unified front appears to be crumbling as its personalities squabble on air about Trump’s predicament → Read More

Taylor Swift: 'White supremacy is repulsive. There is nothing worse'

The singer has used a Rolling Stone interview to explain her pro-Democratic politics and disavow her adoption by the far right → Read More

Fashion brand condemned over school shooting clothes with bullet-like holes

The Bstroy label’s sweatshirts reference schools such as Sandy Hook and Columbine – to the disgust of survivors and their families → Read More

James Murdoch: 'There are views I really disagree with' on Fox News

Rupert Murdoch’s younger son gave subtle but pointed criticism of the network in an interview with the New Yorker → Read More

Crisis at the boar-der: panic as Canadian feral hogs approach the US

They are exceptionally large, often aggressive, can be difficult to track down and breed copiously → Read More

Man accused of stealing 1,020 pastries worth $90,000 from New York bakery

Gourmet crepes retail for $90 apiece allegedly smuggled from New York warehouse → Read More

Trouble in paradise: Trump attacks Fox News – and Fox News hits back

Neil Cavuto becomes the latest network host to reject Trump’s criticism, saying ‘My job is to cover you, not fawn over you’ → Read More