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Airplanes Are Not Like Slave Ships After All And Other News You Can Maybe Use

In today's news, we have bad analogies (like, really bad), quite possibly the greatest movie review of all time, Fox News being wrong about something (okay, that's not exactly news, but it is funny), and of course SCIENCE! Sorry about...

‘Atlas Shrugged’ Producers Launch Kickstarter To Finish Their Self-Reliant Epic

As you may recall, the first two parts of the Atlas Shrugged movie adaptation were not exactly a huge success with audiences or with critics. Critics are not a problem, of course; they can be dismissed because they’re just...

Forbes’ Randroid Columnist Tells 99% To Stop Whining And Help The Rich Already

Tuesday of this week marked the second anniversary of that little thing in New York where all those dirty kids squatted on Wall Street to whine and complain about being poor because they are part of, like, 99% of...

To Promote Freedom, Idaho Senator Wants To Require All Students To Read ‘Atlas Shrugged’

To make a point about government efficiency or something, an Idaho state senator has introduced a bill that he has no intention of actually passing. The proposal would require all Idaho high school students to read Ayn Rand's Atlas...

Don’t Go Galt This Christmas! Give The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Whether you're of the Judeo-Christian persuasion or one of those exotic religions, you're probably required to give gifts to people some time in the next month.  We here at Wonkette understand that this is patently unfair. Why should you...

Guardian Rolls Out Comedy Section With Paean to Ayn Rand

What the hell is going on over at the Guardian, you might be wondering, given that they recently let former Bush speechwriter Josh Treviño post an 18-paragraph column explaining why he wrote a 23-word tweet, over a year ago,...

Download a Free Copy of Wonkette’s Ayn Rand Graphic Novel

Did you know It was almost exactly one year ago that Ayn Rand's Adventures were first released upon this world? One year ago Ayn Rand set out on a 13-part time-traveling adventure filled with political intrigue, mescalin, and vomit. In...

‘Atlas Shrugged Part I’ Financier Afraid To Make Another One

Twelve days after opening "Atlas Shrugged: Part 1," the producer of the Ayn Rand adaptation said Tuesday that he is reconsidering his plans to make Parts 2 and 3 because of scathing reviews and flagging box office returns for...

Nobody’s Going To the ‘Atlas Shrugged’ Movie

Atlas Shrugged: Part I has once again been eclipsed at the box office by the epic socialist propaganda romance Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules, coming in at 18th and 17th, respectively. What's worse: The movie hauled $879,000 over...

Battlefield Train: A Review of the ‘Atlas Shrugged’ Movie

We obviously haven't seen the movie and were never able to get through more than a few pages (even while high) of the doorstop novel, but this web review of Atlas Shrugged was still the most enjoyable thing we...

Terrible ‘Atlas Shrugged Part I’ Dismal At the Box Office

Despite all the libertarians in the nation selflessly relinquishing their Ron Paul gold for evil paper money so they could buy a movie ticket, Atlas Shrugged: Part I only made $1.7 million in its opening weekend, coming in at...

CPAC Wingnuts Thrill To High-Speed Rail Commercial

Oh for fuck's sake. This just got cheers at CPAC. Who knew they were so big on high-speed rail?

‘Going Galt’ Is New Code Word For ‘Laid Off’

Have you heard about the hot new craze sweeping the ranks of marginally employed basement-dwelling Pajamas Media devotees? It's called "Going Galt," and it refers to when the owner of a small haberdashery in East Tennessee has to lay...

John Bolton Plays Hard to Get