Rare Staff

Patrick McMahon

Patrick is a content editor for Rare in Washington, D.C. Outside the office (and the internet), he’s a cyclist, painter, and friend to all dogs. He is 26.


A kid’s cymbal broke during “The Star-Spangled Banner,” and he handled it flawlessly Rare Humor A kid’s cymbal broke during “The Star-Spangled Banner,” and he handled it flawlessly Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 6:29pm, January 15
This Congressman had over a hundred voters waiting to talk to him and deserted them in a Lexus Across the U.S.A. This Congressman had over a hundred voters waiting to talk to him and deserted them in a Lexus Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 6:04pm, January 15
Here’s what happened to Martin Shkreli when he attended a protest that was cancelled for his own safety Rare People Here’s what happened to Martin Shkreli when he attended a protest that was cancelled for his own safety Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 3:50pm, January 15
President Obama discusses eight years of Democratic Party losses and his surprise at the 2016 election Rare News President Obama discusses eight years of Democratic Party losses and his surprise at the 2016 election Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 2:34pm, January 15
After a Mustang driver got stuck on train tracks, four people saved a life Across the U.S.A. After a Mustang driver got stuck on train tracks, four people saved a life Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 1:05pm, January 15
A Nevada woman is dead, and her hospital was powerless to help her Health and medicine A Nevada woman is dead, and her hospital was powerless to help her Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 12:12pm, January 15
Paul Ryan defends ending Obamacare, despite no public replacement plan Health and medicine Paul Ryan defends ending Obamacare, despite no public replacement plan Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 11:58pm, January 12
Investigation launched into DOJ, FBI actions around 2016 election Crime and punishment Investigation launched into DOJ, FBI actions around 2016 election Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 2:16pm, January 12
Beverly Hills to make decision on Taylor Swift’s newest home this week Rare People Beverly Hills to make decision on Taylor Swift’s newest home this week Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 1:57am, January 12
Trump’s struggles with the A-List go all the way to E Street Rare Politics Trump’s struggles with the A-List go all the way to E Street Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 10:53pm, January 11
What else would Taco Bell wrap the “Naked Chicken Chalupa” with? Rare News What else would Taco Bell wrap the “Naked Chicken Chalupa” with? Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 8:31pm, January 11
Is Trump’s “germaphobe” defense any good? Rare News Is Trump’s “germaphobe” defense any good? Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 2:34pm, January 11
Americans bid farewell to one of the strongest White House friendships in history Across the U.S.A. Americans bid farewell to one of the strongest White House friendships in history Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 11:39pm, January 10
Sentence announced for Dylann Roof, convicted of hate crimes and murder of nine in black church Across the U.S.A. Sentence announced for Dylann Roof, convicted of hate crimes and murder of nine in black church Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 5:09pm, January 10
Under arrest, the “Hollyweed” prankster says why he did it Across the U.S.A. Under arrest, the “Hollyweed” prankster says why he did it Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 1:41pm, January 10
The “Pioneer Woman” says goodbye to her dog in a sweet blog post every dog owner will understand Rare People The “Pioneer Woman” says goodbye to her dog in a sweet blog post every dog owner will understand Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 2:36am, January 10
Emma Watson shows off her beautiful voice in this spot for “Beauty and the Beast” Rare People Emma Watson shows off her beautiful voice in this spot for “Beauty and the Beast” Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 8:41pm, January 9
They’re real! Ford confirms a new Bronco, Ranger at Detroit Auto Show Business They’re real! Ford confirms a new Bronco, Ranger at Detroit Auto Show Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 8:24pm, January 9
Weeks after tweeting intent to “strengthen and expand” American nuclear capabilities, Trump does the opposite Rare News Weeks after tweeting intent to “strengthen and expand” American nuclear capabilities, Trump does the opposite Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 2:49pm, January 9
Keurig hopes you’ll want to make this from K-cups, too Rare News Keurig hopes you’ll want to make this from K-cups, too Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 6:33pm, January 8
A Kansas family named their illegal pet deer after a “Bambi” character — then an armed game warden got involved Crime and punishment A Kansas family named their illegal pet deer after a “Bambi” character — then an armed game warden got involved Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 5:39pm, January 8
Missing Texas duck hunters found dead Across the U.S.A. Missing Texas duck hunters found dead Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 3:55pm, January 8
Suppressors get another loud voice of support: Donald Trump Jr. Rare News Suppressors get another loud voice of support: Donald Trump Jr. Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 1:41pm, January 8
This once-major retailer is about to close all its stores in the country Business This once-major retailer is about to close all its stores in the country Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 12:28pm, January 8
When their meet was cancelled, the Georgia Tech men’s swim team still did their 4×50 men’s relay — in the snow outside! Across the U.S.A. When their meet was cancelled, the Georgia Tech men’s swim team still did their 4×50 men’s relay — in the snow outside! Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 11:13am, January 8
Trump’s border wall to be paid for in dollars, not pesos National security Trump’s border wall to be paid for in dollars, not pesos Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 1:03am, January 6
Attention old TV lovers: “Charmed” is back! Rare People Attention old TV lovers: “Charmed” is back! Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 8:30pm, January 5
Talladega College marching band to join inauguration, despite controversy Across the U.S.A. Talladega College marching band to join inauguration, despite controversy Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 6:03pm, January 5
Giant anaconda causes hiss-teria in Virginia apartment Across the U.S.A. Giant anaconda causes hiss-teria in Virginia apartment Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 2:28pm, January 5
Skeptical Trump to cut intelligence staff at these two major agencies National security Skeptical Trump to cut intelligence staff at these two major agencies Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 8:06pm, January 4