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Morning Maddow: Brian Williams Gets Six Months, Jon Stewart Gets Life (Video)

Tuesday night was just one big bucket of breaking media news, what with NBC news anchor Brian Williams getting suspended without pay for six months, effective immediately, and Jon Stewart announcing that he is leaving the Daily Show forever,...
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Aaron Schock’s Staffer Resigns To Spend More Time Being Racist Jerk On Facebook

Aaron Schock Aaron Schock Aaron Schock Aaron Schock Aaron Schock. On Thursday, Think Progress posted a series of Facebook posts from Benjamin Cole, dreamy non-gay wingnut Aaron Schock's press secretary or spokesman or communications director or senior aide or senior...

Liz Cheney Will Waterboard Wyoming Until It Makes Her Senator

Since Fox News does not (yet) have representation in the United States Senate, torture fan Liz Cheney announced Tuesday afternoon that she is willing to let the state of Wyoming elect her in 2014, especially now that she owns a...

Your Wednesday Tampa Liveblogging Details!

Jesse Taylor will liveblog speeches sometime around 9:00 tonight! See you then!

Your Wonkette Has a New Wonkette Publisher/Editor, For Freedom!

Good morning from your Wonkette editor since, oh, 2006. It has been an exciting (terrible?) six years, hasn't it? There was old what's his name, and Iraq, and the Great Recession, and then the sexy president with his singing...

Jim Newell Is Back, Writes ‘Failed Blogger Returns To Wonkette’ Headline

Hello, humans. My name is Jim. I used to edit this stupid website for two or three years back when it was stupider, in The Roaring Twenties. The publisher has let me come back and type idiot nonsense about...

Everybody Please Prepare To Have Jim Newell Back At Wonkette, Next Week

HOORAY! That is what your semi-managing editor has to say about this important news, from your beloved past-and-future Wonkette typing monster of Capitol Hill, Jim Newell: An Important Announcement Regarding Your Gawker Political Desk: Goodbye Tuesday greetings from the Gawker Political Desk!...

There Is Wonkette On Tumblr Now!

Somehow, there is a Wonkette on the Tumblr. It is here. It is not quite this Wonkette. But, still, it is Wonkette. Mostly "funny pictures," because what is Tumblr if not "funny pictures." Go see it, if you dare!...

Happy Anti-Censorship Day, Internet!

Do you know what's happening, all over the Internet? Sites such as this one, your Wonkette, are taking part in a massive protest action against the SOPA/Protect IP bills, one of which is probably going to become The Law...

Introducing Liz, From Canada and Possibly Returning There Soon Forever

Oh hello! Now that you've witnessed me talking about other "people" for a day, it's time for me to introduce myself. I'm Liz and I live in the curious town of Berkeley, California, among other things a retirement community...

Participatory Journamalism Experiment: Submit & Vote On Wonkette Stories!

Hello comrades. We have a mission for you, should you choose to click/accept it, etc. Wonkette Propaganda Industries & Co. is preparing a Digg-style story submission system to replace our current unwieldy and underutilized tips@wonkette mail list. What this...

Michelle Obama Tricks Obese Into Boycotting The Olive Garden

Who is the latest casualty in Michelle Obama's war against calories and fun? Prepare yourselves, because this one is a huge blow to this country's Proud Obese and their important culture and lifestyle: the Darden Restaurant Corporation is what...

Meet Your Newest Wonkette, Kirsten Boyd Johnson, From Mexico!

FAITHFUL READERS: Here is a quick note from your newest patriot/Wonkette contributor. Hello, you! I just spent the last four years as an expatriate journalist in Mexico, this popular beach colony whose most famous exports are the swine...

Mittens Is In: Romney Officially Declares, Finally

Capping off perhaps the most exciting pre-campaign campaign since fictional candidate Tim Pawlenty's campaign was accidentally announced on a website on a Sunday night, Mitt Romney today announced he was really doing that thing he has been doing non-stop...

Goodbye Forever! Also: No More War, Please

Hello, friends! After nearly two years of writing weird stuff on the Internet, it's time for "Intern Riley" to "cut and run." Where are we going? Who knows! At any rate: Writing for Wonkette completely transformed our life, in...

Wonkette’s Jack Stuef Is In Tokyo For Some Reason

Really. He wanted to get away from the crushing free-lance grind for a while, so he bought a ticket to Japan. And then, the day before he left for a fun vacation with Pokemon or whatever -- Jack grew...