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Richard Thompson

A 2013 graduate of Hillsdale College in Michigan, Richard Thompson earned a degree in English with a specialization in journalism. He has written for Red Alert Politics, The Daily Caller, Accuracy in Media, Accuracy in Academia, Doublethink, the Collegiate Network Newslink and the Intercollegiate Studies Review. He is already making a name for himself as Rare’s resident wit for posts such as “Five cruise wrecks worse than Ted Cruz,” “8 things the NFL will probably get rid of next [after it banned profanity]” and a devastating deconstruction of Putin’s New York Times op-ed. He is an alumnus of the National Journalism Center.

This boyfriend drove his girlfriend crazy after a trip to AutoZone turned into an all-out pun fest Rare Humor This boyfriend drove his girlfriend crazy after a trip to AutoZone turned into an all-out pun fest Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 9:14pm, August 29
Even in one of his lesser known movie roles, Gene Wilder seriously brought the laughs Rare Humor Even in one of his lesser known movie roles, Gene Wilder seriously brought the laughs 7:07pm, August 29
Gene Wilder is show business personified in this timeless “Puttin’ on the Ritz” performance from “Young Frankenstein” Rare Humor Gene Wilder is show business personified in this timeless “Puttin’ on the Ritz” performance from “Young Frankenstein” 5:59pm, August 29
Gene Wilder showed just how gifted of a comedic actor he was in this hysterical moment from “Blazing Saddles” Rare Humor Gene Wilder showed just how gifted of a comedic actor he was in this hysterical moment from “Blazing Saddles” 5:14pm, August 29
Jessica Alba and Jeff Foxworthy joined Jimmy Fallon for a fun-filled game of Roomba Pong on “The Tonight Show” Rare Humor Jessica Alba and Jeff Foxworthy joined Jimmy Fallon for a fun-filled game of Roomba Pong on “The Tonight Show” Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 3:49pm, August 29
When this guy ran out of cereal bowls, he turned to this hilarious method Rare Humor When this guy ran out of cereal bowls, he turned to this hilarious method Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 3:01pm, August 29
What was Thor up to during “Captain America: Civil War?” Hanging out in Australia with his good friend Darryl Rare Humor What was Thor up to during “Captain America: Civil War?” Hanging out in Australia with his good friend Darryl Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 2:13pm, August 29
Pete Davidson dishes on his love affair with hip-hop before jamming out to “Gangsta’s Paradise” with Coolio himself Rare Humor Pete Davidson dishes on his love affair with hip-hop before jamming out to “Gangsta’s Paradise” with Coolio himself Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 1:17pm, August 29
Things got really awkward when this girl came back from wisdom teeth surgery Rare Humor Things got really awkward when this girl came back from wisdom teeth surgery 12:31pm, August 29
A Nevada police officer is thanking his lucky stars he was wearing his badge when a highway shooting went down Rare News A Nevada police officer is thanking his lucky stars he was wearing his badge when a highway shooting went down Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 7:09pm, August 26
Bill Burr hilariously lambasts Virgin Airlines safety video like only he can Rare Humor Bill Burr hilariously lambasts Virgin Airlines safety video like only he can Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 6:06pm, August 26
These five comedic greats were seriously impressed when a 20-year-old Bo Burnham played this song Rare Humor These five comedic greats were seriously impressed when a 20-year-old Bo Burnham played this song Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 5:13pm, August 26
Someone took these Donald Trump tweets and turned them into an early 2000s emo song Rare Humor Someone took these Donald Trump tweets and turned them into an early 2000s emo song Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 4:26pm, August 26
In this animated video, John Lennon talks about the first time he tripped on acid with George Harrison Rare Humor In this animated video, John Lennon talks about the first time he tripped on acid with George Harrison Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 3:08pm, August 26
This killer clown prank will give you serious nightmares Rare Humor This killer clown prank will give you serious nightmares Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 2:36pm, August 26
Get ready to cringe with this supercut of some of the most awkward movie moments Rare Humor Get ready to cringe with this supercut of some of the most awkward movie moments Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 1:09pm, August 26
This mockumentary series starring two former SNL stars looks like a certified laugh riot Rare Humor This mockumentary series starring two former SNL stars looks like a certified laugh riot Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 12:59pm, August 26
This local news anchor from India definitely should’ve checked her T-shirt before going on air Rare Humor This local news anchor from India definitely should’ve checked her T-shirt before going on air Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 12:09pm, August 26
James Corden and John Krasinski show how they got cut from so many iconic movies with these hilarious reenactments Rare Humor James Corden and John Krasinski show how they got cut from so many iconic movies with these hilarious reenactments Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 5:49pm, August 25
The Internet has brought us dancing Pokémon, and for that, we are thankful Rare Humor The Internet has brought us dancing Pokémon, and for that, we are thankful Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 5:44pm, August 25
This “Family Guy” table read shows just how much of a comedic genius Seth MacFarlane really is Rare Humor This “Family Guy” table read shows just how much of a comedic genius Seth MacFarlane really is Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 3:37pm, August 25
Three seasons worth of “Seinfeld” bloopers is enough to seriously make your day Rare Humor Three seasons worth of “Seinfeld” bloopers is enough to seriously make your day Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 2:41pm, August 25
Tig Notaro went on “The Tonight Show” to share some photos of her twin boys, and they’re both really into making this obscene gesture Rare Humor Tig Notaro went on “The Tonight Show” to share some photos of her twin boys, and they’re both really into making this obscene gesture Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 2:16pm, August 25
When random New Yorkers got to lead this 100-person dance party, things definitely got funky Rare Humor When random New Yorkers got to lead this 100-person dance party, things definitely got funky Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 1:09pm, August 25
These pranksters pretended to be McDonald’s employees and got away with some crazy stuff Rare Humor These pranksters pretended to be McDonald’s employees and got away with some crazy stuff Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 8:58pm, August 24
Eric Andre rates Jesus, the Statue of Liberty and butt implants in outrageous interview Rare Humor Eric Andre rates Jesus, the Statue of Liberty and butt implants in outrageous interview Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 7:05pm, August 24
He may have gotten dissed pretty badly, but this comeback king definitely had the last laugh Rare Humor He may have gotten dissed pretty badly, but this comeback king definitely had the last laugh Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 5:43pm, August 24
These “Sesame Street” characters took a turn at the crossroads with this Bone Thugs-n-Harmony mashup Rare Humor These “Sesame Street” characters took a turn at the crossroads with this Bone Thugs-n-Harmony mashup Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 3:56pm, August 24
Things didn’t go so well for Milton Berle when he took on two of the most ruthless hecklers in the game Rare Humor Things didn’t go so well for Milton Berle when he took on two of the most ruthless hecklers in the game Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 2:45pm, August 24
Kristen Bell and Mila Kunis couldn’t hold back the laughs in this “Bad Moms” blooper reel Rare Humor Kristen Bell and Mila Kunis couldn’t hold back the laughs in this “Bad Moms” blooper reel Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 2:14pm, August 24