Alex Jones is abandoning the PizzaGate conspiracy theory, and has issued an apology to the owner of Comet Ping Pong, the pizzeria in Washington, DC, that was falsely rumored to be the site of a child sex trafficking ring last year, reports the Hill. "In our commentary about what had...
Infowars owner and long-time conspiracy theorist Alex Jones admitted that his site falsely reported and commented on the debunked “Pizzagate” controversy, a theory that alleged that Comet Ping Pong, a Washington, D.C., pizza restaurant, had played a role in a child-sex-trafficking ring that also involved Hillary Clinton. Show More Summary
The head conspiracy theorist has surrendered to a cadre of heavy hitting D.C. lawyers, employed by the humble pizza parlor keeper, James Alefantis. Earlier this week, Alefantis' former gay lover, David Brock from Media Matters and Shareblue, suffered a heart attack. Show More Summary
His attempt to “self-investigate” #PizzaGate could put him away for 20 years.
Edgar Maddison Welch accepted a plea deal over his armed confrontation at the Comet Ping Pong restaurant in Washington, D.C., last year. The North Carolina man says he was motivated by online rumors.
WASHINGTON ? A conspiracy-driven man who fired his assault rifle inside a D.C. pizza restaurant pled guilty on Friday to federal and local charges. Edgar Welch, 28, reportedly entered the local Comet Ping Pong on Dec. 4, 2016, wielding his rifle and threatening the restaurant’s employees and customers. Show More Summary
Edgar Maddison Welch faces a sentence of between 1.5 and seven years in prison. [ more › ]
One ping only, Vasily.
It is hard to imagine a body as mercurial as Trisha Brown’s—an organism so given to falling and rising, pinging and ponging, fairy-legged darting—being subject to death. But the beloved choreographer did die, at the age of eighty, on March 18th. Show More Summary
Ping. Ping. Ping. The sound of an aluminum baseball bat is familiar to anyone that's walked through a public park in the summer, or hit up the batting cages by the mini-golf course after a round of 18. I thought I would always remember that familiar pang as something pure and beautiful. Show More Summary
The FBI’s widening investigation into Russian subversion is now looking into continuing threats against a Washington, D.C. pizza shop targeted by right-wing conspiracy mongers. Comet Ping Pong Pizza, a popular, family-oriented shop in an upscale northwest Washington, D.C. neighborhood, came under...
Tonight, the Bucks traveled to Sacramento where they defeated a limp Kings team happy to roll over in hopes of a few more ping pong balls. Unlike Sacramento, Milwaukee still has a playoff spot to play for, and their super-duper-megastar Giannis Antetokounmpo clearly came to play and make heaps of the… Read more...
Whether you want to keep track of guests as they arrive at your place, engaging in sketchy Craigslist meetups, Tinder hookups, whatever -- sometimes it's just nice to know where someone is without having to ping them every step of the way. Google Maps latest feature finally makes this possible with real-time location sharing.
Ping, Matthes, and JT debate Dungey, AC vs. Osborne and the new MX Sports/Youthstream alliance.
Strike Industries has released a new extended AR-15 bolt catch. It is a drop in accessory and fits any mil-spec AR-15 rifle. The advantage of this bolt catch is the enlarged actual bolt release paddle (a.k.a “ping pong paddle”). It is shorter than the original AR-15 paddle, but it’s much wider. Show More Summary
Just before midnight in a sleepy district of Beirut, dozens of Syrian refugees huddle in small groups around bulging suitcases, clutching their pinging cellphones and one-way tickets to Italy. "Torino! Pronto! Cappuccino!" They practise...Show More Summary
The elderly members of Sin Hoe Ping, one of the last Chinese puppet troupes in Singapore, belong to a fading tradition.
The increased cost to lenders of issuing so-called negotiable certificates of deposit will naturally deflate a market that jumped by 90 percent in February from a year earlier, according to Ping An Securities Co. Demand is also waning...Show More Summary
The dark red polka-dotted fuzzy plant looked like one of the Lorax's beloved Truffula trees