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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.


Militias and Bundy family sympathizers could be preparing for a new armed standoff Rare News Militias and Bundy family sympathizers could be preparing for a new armed standoff Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 12:24pm, January 1
The biggest killer of soldiers in the Middle East isn’t ISIS — it’s worse Rare Military The biggest killer of soldiers in the Middle East isn’t ISIS — it’s worse Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 10:23pm, December 29
Burke Ramsey just extended the JonBenet Ramsey saga into 2017 Rare People Burke Ramsey just extended the JonBenet Ramsey saga into 2017 Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 9:25pm, December 29
Anthony Bourdain lets liberals know that part of the responsibility for Trump’s election rests squarely on their shoulders The media Anthony Bourdain lets liberals know that part of the responsibility for Trump’s election rests squarely on their shoulders Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 5:00pm, December 29
Ellen Pompeo, Chris Ivery ring in 2017 with a new family member Rare People Ellen Pompeo, Chris Ivery ring in 2017 with a new family member Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 2:45pm, December 29
Carrie Fisher’s dog Gary “posts” heartwarming message after Debbie Reynolds’ death Rare People Carrie Fisher’s dog Gary “posts” heartwarming message after Debbie Reynolds’ death Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 9:57pm, December 28
No Joe-king: California allegedly issues DUI for a substance you probably drank this morning Crime and punishment No Joe-king: California allegedly issues DUI for a substance you probably drank this morning Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 7:07pm, December 28
An Arkansas science teacher is under investigation for what he wrote about the Obamas on Facebook What's wrong with people An Arkansas science teacher is under investigation for what he wrote about the Obamas on Facebook Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 4:26pm, December 28
New website collects Trump supporters regretting their own votes Across the U.S.A. New website collects Trump supporters regretting their own votes Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 2:24pm, December 28
It’s a “rap”: After 15 years together, this iconic Atlanta couple is calling it quits Rare People It’s a “rap”: After 15 years together, this iconic Atlanta couple is calling it quits Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 12:47am, December 28
Hundreds of Neo-Nazis plan to flood a Montana town for an armed march Rare News Hundreds of Neo-Nazis plan to flood a Montana town for an armed march Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 10:31pm, December 27
Boss who is sadly not our own gives every one of his 800 employees an unreal end-of-year gift Across the U.S.A. Boss who is sadly not our own gives every one of his 800 employees an unreal end-of-year gift Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 7:42pm, December 27
Expelled after a rape investigation, this man is back to challenge IU’s Title IX staff Across the U.S.A. Expelled after a rape investigation, this man is back to challenge IU’s Title IX staff Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 4:58pm, December 27
Watch Taylor Swift give one veteran and superfan the surprise of his life Rare People Watch Taylor Swift give one veteran and superfan the surprise of his life Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 1:47pm, December 27
Have a look at the inspiring letter Frank Sinatra sent to George Michael when the fame got to be too much Rare People Have a look at the inspiring letter Frank Sinatra sent to George Michael when the fame got to be too much Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 7:18pm, December 26
Four more terror attacks almost happened this Christmas, but security forces were on top of things Around the world Four more terror attacks almost happened this Christmas, but security forces were on top of things Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 4:28pm, December 26
Massive Aussie fur seal wanders Tasmania suburb, becomes instant seal-ebrity Around the world Massive Aussie fur seal wanders Tasmania suburb, becomes instant seal-ebrity Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 1:37pm, December 26
Christmas carnage brings number shot in Chicago to over 4,300 on the year Rare News Christmas carnage brings number shot in Chicago to over 4,300 on the year Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 12:49pm, December 26
After all he said, Colin Kaepernick didn’t even vote! And Steven A. Smith delivered this heated takedown Rare News After all he said, Colin Kaepernick didn’t even vote! And Steven A. Smith delivered this heated takedown Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 4:54pm, December 25
People are losing their minds over an ad’s depiction of a marriage proposal Across the U.S.A. People are losing their minds over an ad’s depiction of a marriage proposal Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 3:56pm, December 25
Check out this classic Eddie Murphy sketch about Christmas in a rough neighborhood Rare Humor Check out this classic Eddie Murphy sketch about Christmas in a rough neighborhood Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 2:29pm, December 25
Seth Meyers almost loses it as Alec Baldwin brings back this famous role for Christmas Rare Humor Seth Meyers almost loses it as Alec Baldwin brings back this famous role for Christmas Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 11:39am, December 25
Westside or Blessed-side? Diocese prints a very different sort of Christmas carol for its event Around the world Westside or Blessed-side? Diocese prints a very different sort of Christmas carol for its event Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 11:19am, December 25
Chinese glassmaker sees American window of opportunity Across the U.S.A. Chinese glassmaker sees American window of opportunity Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 10:03pm, December 22
This university just dropped U.S. and European history requirements for history majors This university just dropped U.S. and European history requirements for history majors Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 6:24pm, December 22
Putin promised a nuclear buildup, and the world is buzzing about what Trump said in response Rare News Putin promised a nuclear buildup, and the world is buzzing about what Trump said in response Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 2:50pm, December 22
An Alabama police officer is clinging to her life after her attacker made good on his word Rare News An Alabama police officer is clinging to her life after her attacker made good on his word Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 10:45pm, December 21
Police arrested this guy for burning a Mississippi church — and the congregation should know him well Police arrested this guy for burning a Mississippi church — and the congregation should know him well Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 6:35pm, December 21
Here’s what the Jefferson Mall and the mayor of Louisville did about that woman who harassed two strangers in line Here’s what the Jefferson Mall and the mayor of Louisville did about that woman who harassed two strangers in line Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 4:43pm, December 21
Rosie O’Donnell casts doubt on Trump’s intelligence in typo-laden tweet Rare People Rosie O’Donnell casts doubt on Trump’s intelligence in typo-laden tweet Patrick McMahon, Rare Staff 2:43pm, December 21