Over the weekend, Edgar Maddison Welch, a 28-year old from North Carolina who subscribes to the right-wing conspiracy theory that top Clinton campaign staffers are involved in a child trafficking ring (more on that in a minute), opened fire inside a Washington, D.C. Show More Summary
The real dangers of fake news.
There is nothing like a little local crime to make you feel old. Sunday’s bizarre incident (and that’s putting it mildly) at Comet Ping Pong pizza restaurant in the District took me back many years to when I was a boy growing up in a house about two short blocks away. First, what happened Sunday: […]
Without any promising answer to the problem of fake news, outlandish false claims like a pedophilia ring running out of D.C. restaurant will continue to grow.
A North Carolina man was arrested Sunday after he walked into a popular pizza restaurant in northwest Washington, D.C., carrying an assault rifle and fired one or more shots, D.C. … Click to Continue »
Fake News begets real news, which begets fake news that real news is fake.
Lexus made a sriracha-themed car last month. A couple of years ago, Pizza Hut tried baking the spicy sauce into pizza crust. Now Wendy's is the latest brand cashing in on the sriracha craze, and it has a kooky marketing campaign to match. Today,...Show More Summary
A man from Salisbury, North Carolina who said he was investigating a conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton running a child sex ring out of a pizza restaurant in Washington, D.C fired a gun inside Comet Ping Pong but did not injure anyone, according to police and news reports. … Click to Continue »
A gunman in DC told police officers he wanted to "self-investigate" a false election-related conspiracy theory involving Hillary Clinton and a pizza place.
N.C. MAN GOES TO D.C. PIZZARIA WITH ASSAULT RIFLE TO ‘SELF-INVESTIGATE” ELECTION-RELATED FAKE CONSPIRACY (Washington Post) -- A Salisbury, N.C. man was arrested Sunday after he walked into a popular pizza restaurant in Northwest Washington carrying an assault rifle and fired one or more shots, D.C. Show More Summary
If Santa could use reindeer to deliver gifts around the world in a night, Domino's Pizza in Japan was hoping to employ the magical moose to help deliver pies in 40 minutes or less. But after some training snafus, Domino's won't be playing reindeer games after all. Show More Summary
Cops arrested a 28-year-old North Carolina man inside Comet Ping Pong, a pizza restaurant linked to fake news stories about Hillary Clinton.
The latest six restaurant tidbits in Austin served right now — Statesman critic Matthew Odam checked in on what was happened with the building that housed former French-inspired restaurant LaV on East 7th Street. Original owner Ralph...Show More Summary
As I noted in the comments of this morning’s story about the DC pizza shop shooting, YouTube is already ablaze with conspiracy nuts who claim that the gunman was planted by the mainstream media and/or government in order to further the imaginary crackdown on right wing sites like Breitbart. Show More Summary
The “Pizzagate” scandal took a sinister new twist last night when a man, armed with an assault rifle, went to the Comet Ping Pong pizza joint and fired into the floor. If you have kept up with the latest Pizzagate news, you will know that police arrested 28-year-old Edgar Maddison Welch, of Salisbury, N.C., who... Show More Summary
Pizza joint has been victim of widely-circulated fake news story claiming it was at center of child sex ring organized by Hillary Clinton
The Washington Post reports: A North Carolina man was arrested Sunday after he walked into a popular pizza restaurant in Northwest Washington carrying an assault rifle and fired one or more shots, D.C. police said. The man told police...Show More Summary
On Sunday, a man with a rifle showed up at a Washington, DC pizza restaurant, threatening one employee before shooting his gun into the floor a couple of times. It turns out he believed the lies perpetuated on Reddit and Alex Jones' site about "Pizzagate", as echoed by National Security Adviser-to-be Michael Flynn about the restaurant. Show More Summary
Someone needs to keep Michael Fynn, Jr. off Twitter. The son of retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, Donald Trump’s pick for national security adviser, embraced a baseless conspiracy theory about Hillary Clinton on Sunday after a man who claimed to be investigating the hoax fired a rifle inside a pizza parlor in Northwest Washington, D.C., [...]