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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 27.


A guy had his eye on an elderly woman’s purse as she left church, but he didn’t expect this justice Caught on video A guy had his eye on an elderly woman’s purse as she left church, but he didn’t expect this justice , Rare Staff 8:21pm, July 17
National Guard Colonel who saluted a stranger’s funeral procession in viral photo responds to all the unexpected attention Across the U.S.A. National Guard Colonel who saluted a stranger’s funeral procession in viral photo responds to all the unexpected attention , Rare Staff 5:25pm, July 17
This “hard as nails” police coroner found one dead body she couldn’t handle: a snake’s Caught on video This “hard as nails” police coroner found one dead body she couldn’t handle: a snake’s , Rare Staff 7:55pm, July 16
The luckiest driver on Planet Earth escaped a nasty wreck in New Jersey, and no one has a clue how Across the U.S.A. The luckiest driver on Planet Earth escaped a nasty wreck in New Jersey, and no one has a clue how , Rare Staff 7:14pm, July 16
After a guest stole more than her fair share of merch, Ellen pulled out the hidden camera footage and put her on blast Rare People After a guest stole more than her fair share of merch, Ellen pulled out the hidden camera footage and put her on blast , Rare Staff 6:25pm, July 16
Kim Zolciak-Biermann posted an important message about what to do when someone’s having a stroke Rare People Kim Zolciak-Biermann posted an important message about what to do when someone’s having a stroke , Rare Staff 5:53pm, July 16
This bear riding shotgun is the most Russian thing you’ll see today Caught on video This bear riding shotgun is the most Russian thing you’ll see today , Rare Staff 5:09pm, July 16
U.S. Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte faces Brazilian appeals court — and wins Rare People U.S. Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte faces Brazilian appeals court — and wins , Rare Staff 3:37pm, July 16
An unlicensed driver ran down three California pedestrians as they walked home from getting ice cream Caught on video An unlicensed driver ran down three California pedestrians as they walked home from getting ice cream , Rare Staff 3:01pm, July 16
Heartbreaking new details have emerged about the death of “The Walking Dead” stuntman John Bernecker Rare People Heartbreaking new details have emerged about the death of “The Walking Dead” stuntman John Bernecker , Rare Staff 1:48pm, July 16
One Irish mom staged a “realistic” photo shoot with her twins to upstage Beyoncé Rare People One Irish mom staged a “realistic” photo shoot with her twins to upstage Beyoncé , Rare Staff 11:38am, July 16
Republican political operative who sought Clinton emails from Russian hacker groups commits suicide Across the U.S.A. Republican political operative who sought Clinton emails from Russian hacker groups commits suicide , Rare Staff 10:13pm, July 13
A truck full of eels overturned in Oregon, and it’s even more disgusting than we thought possible Across the U.S.A. A truck full of eels overturned in Oregon, and it’s even more disgusting than we thought possible , Rare Staff 8:21pm, July 13
Attorney General Jeff Sessions, DOJ arrest hundreds in the “largest health care fraud enforcement action” in history Crime and punishment Attorney General Jeff Sessions, DOJ arrest hundreds in the “largest health care fraud enforcement action” in history , Rare Staff 8:12pm, July 13
CNN anchor doesn’t recognize Star-Spangled Banner, calls it something entirely different The media CNN anchor doesn’t recognize Star-Spangled Banner, calls it something entirely different , Rare Staff 4:57pm, July 13
Bank customers at a Texas ATM called police after they got cries for help along with their receipts Business Bank customers at a Texas ATM called police after they got cries for help along with their receipts , Rare Staff 2:50pm, July 13
‘Bachelor in Paradise’ fans, it’s official: We have a premiere Rare People ‘Bachelor in Paradise’ fans, it’s official: We have a premiere , Rare Staff 9:40pm, July 12
Of course Kid Rock is running for Senate God Bless America Of course Kid Rock is running for Senate , Rare Staff 6:24pm, July 12
California transit agency will not release footage of crimes because it could “perpetuate stereotypes” Across the U.S.A. California transit agency will not release footage of crimes because it could “perpetuate stereotypes” , Rare Staff 5:20pm, July 12
A former Anheuser-Busch CEO landed his helicopter full of loaded guns in an office park, and it gets stranger from there Rare News A former Anheuser-Busch CEO landed his helicopter full of loaded guns in an office park, and it gets stranger from there , Rare Staff 3:17pm, July 12
A Patriot Guard member solemnly paid his respects at the site of the fatal KC-130 crash in Mississippi Caught on video A Patriot Guard member solemnly paid his respects at the site of the fatal KC-130 crash in Mississippi , Rare Staff 5:59pm, July 11
A carpool lane cheater caught driving with a weird mannequin in the passenger’s seat gets exactly what’s coming to him Across the U.S.A. A carpool lane cheater caught driving with a weird mannequin in the passenger’s seat gets exactly what’s coming to him , Rare Staff 5:05pm, July 11
A ‘Juggalo’ showed up to a radio station armed with axes and a song request Caught on video A ‘Juggalo’ showed up to a radio station armed with axes and a song request , Rare Staff 3:12pm, July 11
Last night, a favorite contestant left ‘Bachelorette’ Rachel Lindsay hanging in a major way Rare People Last night, a favorite contestant left ‘Bachelorette’ Rachel Lindsay hanging in a major way , Rare Staff 10:33pm, July 10
Servicemen and the elderly were targeted in a wide-ranging Homeland Security fraud scheme Crime and punishment Servicemen and the elderly were targeted in a wide-ranging Homeland Security fraud scheme , Rare Staff 9:32pm, July 10
Active-duty soldier arrested for ISIS ties, may face terror charges Across the U.S.A. Active-duty soldier arrested for ISIS ties, may face terror charges , Rare Staff 5:50pm, July 10
Police: 60-year-old woman’s third domestic violence arrest was for punching a man’s veneers out of his mouth Across the U.S.A. Police: 60-year-old woman’s third domestic violence arrest was for punching a man’s veneers out of his mouth , Rare Staff 5:16pm, July 10
Two are dead, including a New York State Trooper, after an infantryman opened fire, according to police Crime and punishment Two are dead, including a New York State Trooper, after an infantryman opened fire, according to police , Rare Staff 3:59pm, July 10
Actor Rob Schneider showed no mercy to CNN in one loud and clear tweet: “Biased, fake, lies, a blackmailer! And…” Rare News Actor Rob Schneider showed no mercy to CNN in one loud and clear tweet: “Biased, fake, lies, a blackmailer! And…” , Rare Staff 7:04pm, July 9
Blood in the water: a man in North Carolina tried grabbing a shark by the fin and regretted his choice right away Caught on video Blood in the water: a man in North Carolina tried grabbing a shark by the fin and regretted his choice right away , Rare Staff 5:50pm, July 9