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Rafi Schwartz

Writer. Malcontent. I’ll have the soup.

The Hollow Relief of the Derek Chauvin Verdict

This is an exception—a self-serving, deliberate one—to the rule.

Politics
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The GOP’s Maxine Waters Freakout Is So Stupid

Hypocrisy - as always - thy name is 'conservative.'

Congress

Weed Sucks Now

Thanks to Andrew Yang and Chuck Schumer. Bummer.

Bad Online
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Soul Music

What have you been listening to lately?

Office Hours
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Talking to Comedian and Tax Justice Activist Maura Quint

Chatting about trivia, the Tax March and why the right sucks at comedy.

Housekeeping
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Time to Talk Terror Toons

Let's relive some animated childhood traumas!

Office Hours
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Let Us All Stare Into the Endless Void That Is ‘Gutfeld!’

Hell is empty and not even the demons will write for this cursed show.

Cable News

What If We Didn’t Do the Henry Kissinger Thing Every Time?

What if we all just pretended that Kissinger wasn't here anymore?

The Discourse

Office Hours: Open Swim

It's Office Hours, and this week it's all yours.

Office Hours
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Here Are Some Things I’ve Learned About Giraffes

I have arrived at a stunning conclusion: giraffes are awesome.

Animals
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I Love Boat

Bad when boat is stuck

The Discourse
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What Are the Best Weird Animal Facts?

Let's embrace the wonders of the animal kingdom...together.

Office Hours
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Man, What The Hell? That’s the Ballgame Edition

Plus: porn, presidential punches, and high-speed motorboat heists!

Discourse Blog Birthday Week
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Where Do We Go From Here?

What a difference a year makes...

Office Hours
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Mitch McConnell Thinks You’re Stupid

His threats about the filibuster are hollow and hypocritical even for him.

Congress

People Are Out of Their Goddamned Minds and It’s Bumming Me Out

The worst part of the Trump era #Resistance grift lives on in the psychotic online defense of Andrew Cuomo.

Bad Online

What Was Your Last Moment in the Before Times?

What's the last thing you can remember doing before all of....this?

Office Hours
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Who Did The Dog Bite?

Who? Who who who-who?

Animals

Here’s a ‘Fun’ Anecdote About Our Healthcare System

What not to say to someone with a heart condition.

Healthcare
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Hogs

Sorry to boar you

Culture
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