Rare Editor

Alex Carrigan

Alex Carrigan is a copy editor for Rare. He is originally from Newport News, Virginia and graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University in 2014. He has a B.S. in Mass Communications: Print/Online Journalism and volunteers as the Communications and PR Manager for the Cambridge Writers’ Workshop. He longs to travel, write, watch interesting movies and TV shows, and eat good food along the way.


Prince William pays a visit to Manchester one week after the devastating terrorist attack The Royal Family Prince William pays a visit to Manchester one week after the devastating terrorist attack , 12:59pm, June 2
Three people were found dead at this famous musician’s former home Rare News Three people were found dead at this famous musician’s former home , 6:24pm, June 1
Brad Pitt did something so sweet for former friend Chris Cornell’s children Rare People Brad Pitt did something so sweet for former friend Chris Cornell’s children , 4:10pm, June 1
This bear scratches his back against a tree and becomes an exotic dancer in the process Rare Humor This bear scratches his back against a tree and becomes an exotic dancer in the process , 3:44pm, May 31
Florida man allegedly opens fire on Miami highway with an AK-47 Rare News Florida man allegedly opens fire on Miami highway with an AK-47 , 2:59pm, May 31
This 12-year-old dancer’s “America’s Got Talent” audition will leave you in tears Rare People This 12-year-old dancer’s “America’s Got Talent” audition will leave you in tears , 1:55pm, May 31
This “Buffy” actor wins Instagram by taking household items to mimic dramatic celebrity gowns Rare People This “Buffy” actor wins Instagram by taking household items to mimic dramatic celebrity gowns , 6:30pm, May 26
An 'NSYNC star just found out his unborn baby's sex in a creative way Rare People An 'NSYNC star just found out his unborn baby's sex in a creative way , 5:06pm, May 26
Get the Slip N’ Slide do’s and don’ts as you watch these folks fail in monumental fashion Rare Humor Get the Slip N’ Slide do’s and don’ts as you watch these folks fail in monumental fashion , 2:02pm, May 26
Chip Gaines is opening up about his own life’s fixer upper moments Rare People Chip Gaines is opening up about his own life’s fixer upper moments , 1:36pm, May 26
Miley Cyrus shared a sweet moment with a superfan during her “Today” show performance Rare People Miley Cyrus shared a sweet moment with a superfan during her “Today” show performance , 1:22pm, May 26
Film composer John Williams honored with a capella tribute at Harvard commencement Rare People Film composer John Williams honored with a capella tribute at Harvard commencement , 12:40pm, May 26
Where did the Vaseline go? All over this toddler, apparently Rare Humor Where did the Vaseline go? All over this toddler, apparently , 7:48pm, May 25
Jimmy Kimmel wasn’t letting Zac Efron go without answers about his recent run-in with Madonna Rare People Jimmy Kimmel wasn’t letting Zac Efron go without answers about his recent run-in with Madonna , 1:16pm, May 25
Toddler falls victim to classic “got your nose” prank and loses his mind in the process Rare Humor Toddler falls victim to classic “got your nose” prank and loses his mind in the process , 4:32pm, May 24
This musician took the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ name literally and rocked out with an actual pepper as a guitar pick Rare Humor This musician took the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ name literally and rocked out with an actual pepper as a guitar pick , 3:49pm, May 24
Video of young girl left temporarily paralyzed illustrates the dangers of tick bites Rare News Video of young girl left temporarily paralyzed illustrates the dangers of tick bites , 2:30pm, May 23
MLB players and friends wish David Ross the best of luck as he enters the final stages of “Dancing with the Stars” Rare Chicago MLB players and friends wish David Ross the best of luck as he enters the final stages of “Dancing with the Stars” , 3:30pm, May 22
Ohio parents flee from trial before they face conviction for child abuse Rare News Ohio parents flee from trial before they face conviction for child abuse , 4:19pm, May 19
“Flip or Flop” star shows off a new tattoo inspired by her children Rare People “Flip or Flop” star shows off a new tattoo inspired by her children , 4:02pm, May 19
New parents Zach and Tori Roloff of “Little People, Big World” show off their son’s new nursery Rare People New parents Zach and Tori Roloff of “Little People, Big World” show off their son’s new nursery , 3:36pm, May 19
Former “Deadliest Catch” star to appear in court after missing court date Rare People Former “Deadliest Catch” star to appear in court after missing court date , 3:08pm, May 19
Julia Roberts and Richard Curtis play “Heads Up” on “Ellen” — to some embarrassing results Rare People Julia Roberts and Richard Curtis play “Heads Up” on “Ellen” — to some embarrassing results , 2:12pm, May 19
A friend of Chris Cornell paid tribute to him with a touching performance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Rare People A friend of Chris Cornell paid tribute to him with a touching performance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live” , 11:56am, May 19
Sorry, bad boys — Amy Schumer’s just not that into you Rare People Sorry, bad boys — Amy Schumer’s just not that into you , 10:49am, May 19
A new video shows all the trick shots you can make with your giant inflatable basketball Rare Humor A new video shows all the trick shots you can make with your giant inflatable basketball , 4:20pm, May 18
Jason Segel’s coffee run gets a little dirtier than expected Rare Humor Jason Segel’s coffee run gets a little dirtier than expected , 2:58pm, May 18
The music industry pays tribute to Chris Cornell Rare People The music industry pays tribute to Chris Cornell , 1:43pm, May 18
A young Arkansas couple was arrested after their baby went to the hospital for over 100 rat bites Rare News A young Arkansas couple was arrested after their baby went to the hospital for over 100 rat bites , 2:03pm, May 17
Ellen DeGeneres has a big surprise for this 9-year-old superfan Rare People Ellen DeGeneres has a big surprise for this 9-year-old superfan , 4:36pm, May 16