Liz Colville

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Liz is a writer. She has written for this site, evidently, and also The Awl, The San Francisco Chronicle, NPR, The Economist and others. She is the author of a short story collection, Cover Story.

Levi Johnston Broke After Squandering Playgirl Pay On Boats And Guns And Stuff

It's been a fun few years, but now Levi Johnston, once and future sperm gifter extraordinaire, has joined every other 22-year-old in America and become broke and a tenant in his mother's home. According to a report in US...

Ghost Of Breitbart Convinced That Obama Will Drop Out Of The Presidential Race

Breitbart hologram Mike Flynn has been feeling the warm breeze of change that causes the flag of America to gently billow across his cheek, and also has been sifting through the history books, poring over some of the most...

Pro-Life Ladies Compare Obama’s America To Totalitarian State (VIDEO)

Well, someone did their 9th grade reading (but made sure to cover their eyes and ears during all of sex ed). The Susan B. Anthony List, the self-declared "nerve center" of the pro-life movement, has decided that the Obama...

D.C. Discussing How Abortion Causes Fetal Pain, No One Smart Invited Except Ghosts Of The Founding Fathers

Thursday, 4PM, is the time that four or so random people will gather in D.C. for a House Judiciary Committee hearing to determine whether there's any validity to the claim that abortion after 20 weeks causes pain to the...

Americans Elect Going The Way Of MySpace, Barack Obama Currently In Fourth Place

Americans Elect, the organization that tried to get America to nominate a centrist third-party candidate using the futuristic World Wide Web, has basically admitted defeat. Yes, in America, an idiot can become president, but a well-meaning yet mysterious group...

MS Rep. Bubba Carpenter Proud To Have Eradicated Abortion In The State, Save For The Coathanger Kind

Mississippi Rep. Lester "Bubba" Carpenter is so happy with the "progress" that ensued when Governor Phil Bryant passed a law to ensure that Mississippi abortion providing doctors have admitting privileges at hospitals (shortly after signing the bill into law,...

Wisconsin Sen. Scott Fitzgerald Accuses His Little Lady Challenger Of Being A Puppet For Her Husband

Scott Fitzgerald, Wisconsin Senate leader and gross bestie of semi-Governor Scott Walker, is facing some competition in his senate campaign -- FROM A WOMAN! It's scary, but it's true. Lori Compas, who currently works as a photographer and writer,...

Now For A Collection of Insults Hurled At Fan Of Same-Sex Marriage Obama

After a man went on television for a very low-profile announcement that he is now back to feeling about gay marriage the way he felt in the fun 90s, the world erupted in praise ... and backhanded praise and...

Ousted Senator Lugar Says Something True, WaPo Needs Its Fainting Couch

Richard Lugar, he of the many-termèd Indiana senate run, lost to fop Richard Mourdock in the state's Republican primary Tuesday night, because Lugar is AULDE and believes in a passé political system similar to the one that John McCain...

Romney Will ‘Take A Lot Of Credit’ For Auto Industry Comeback That He Mocks Obama For Daily

In 2008, blight on society Mitt Romney called for the government to "let Detroit go bankrupt" in none other than a New York Times op-ed called "Let Detroit Go Bankrupt," published a week after the loser he lost to...

Failed AL Governor Has Ditched Wife To Knock Up Lesbians In New Zealand

Sad Bill Johnson, Alabama's former head of economic and community affairs and failed attempted governor of the state, has apparently left his wife and absconded to New Zealand, where he has set off on a task of inserting his...

How Sweet: Politico Helps Students Prepare For The AP US Government & Politics Exam

Politico has decided to encourage bad habits, like following laughable presidential campaigns and cramming, by trying to teach 10 lessons on AP Government & Politics by May 15, which is the day that Young America takes these "advanced" multiple...

Minnesota State Troopers Got Occupy Activists High, For Research

Minnesota State Patrol had a great idea, seeing as they are bored and hate everyone, particularly Occupy protesters? The Occupy protesters are just hanging around the central location of Peavey Plaza, causing problems, wasting cardboard, not getting jobs, so...

Treasure Hunter Gives Up Hunting For Gold Because Bin Laden’s Corpse Is More Interesting

One ambitious Californian by the name of Bill Warren, who has spent decades hunting, but never really finding, treasure at the bottom of the sea, has declared that now Osama Bin Laden's body, not gold, is his everything. Warren...

Townhall Columnist Solves Everything: Secret Service Is Addicted To Porn

"What do you suppose are the chances," wonders Townhall columnist Mona Charen, that the Cartagena Dozen or whatever, like and watch porn? It's very important that we talk about this, says Ms. Charen, because if we can just know...

Joe Walsh: Electing a Black President Made Us ‘Feel Good About’ Ourselves

Over the weekend in Wheeling, Illinois, to a raucous crowd of eight to nine undecided voters, Representative Joe Walsh, avid Tea Partier, said a very cordial thing about the President: he's only in the position that he's in so...