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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 stand-up comedian teaches you how to hilariously troll your friends on Facebook Messenger Rare Humor This stand-up comedian teaches you how to hilariously troll your friends on Facebook Messenger Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 2:49pm, July 23
These “Game of Thrones” season 6 bloopers will absolutely slay you Rare Humor These “Game of Thrones” season 6 bloopers will absolutely slay you Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 2:19pm, July 23
We dare you to find someone who’s uptown funkier than this dancing fiend Rare Humor We dare you to find someone who’s uptown funkier than this dancing fiend Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 1:44pm, July 23
Skateboarder gets revenge big time after almost getting hit by a McLaren Rare Humor Skateboarder gets revenge big time after almost getting hit by a McLaren Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 7:42pm, July 22
He thought he was placing his drive-thru order, but his friends had something else in mind Rare Humor He thought he was placing his drive-thru order, but his friends had something else in mind Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 5:37pm, July 22
You’ll hardly be able to watch these cringeworthy news moments Rare Humor You’ll hardly be able to watch these cringeworthy news moments Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 4:35pm, July 22
Rob Gronkowski teaching an aerobics class is top-notch tomfoolery Rare Humor Rob Gronkowski teaching an aerobics class is top-notch tomfoolery Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 3:05pm, July 22
Sam Morril won over the judges in a big way with his “America’s Got Talent” standup act Rare Humor Sam Morril won over the judges in a big way with his “America’s Got Talent” standup act Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 2:34pm, July 22
His hysterically awkward delivery made this magician a star in the eyes of Penn & Teller Rare Humor His hysterically awkward delivery made this magician a star in the eyes of Penn & Teller Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 1:54pm, July 22
Check out Bill Burr’s crazy funny commentary of the time Buzz Aldrin punched a moon landing conspirator Rare Humor Check out Bill Burr’s crazy funny commentary of the time Buzz Aldrin punched a moon landing conspirator Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 1:13pm, July 22
Check out some more hilarious food-based brutality in this brand new NSFW “Sausage Party” trailer Rare Humor Check out some more hilarious food-based brutality in this brand new NSFW “Sausage Party” trailer Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 12:43pm, July 22
Two comedians ran this dude’s Tinder account for a week and it was a right swipe straight to funny town Rare Humor Two comedians ran this dude’s Tinder account for a week and it was a right swipe straight to funny town Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 6:41pm, July 21
Jay Pharoah had this morning show audience in hysterics with his amazing impressions of Denzel, Obama and others Rare Humor Jay Pharoah had this morning show audience in hysterics with his amazing impressions of Denzel, Obama and others Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 6:13pm, July 21
“Silicon Valley” cast can’t get enough of butt-chugging in “Conan” interview Rare Humor “Silicon Valley” cast can’t get enough of butt-chugging in “Conan” interview Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 3:31pm, July 21
Canada soccer coach goes to break up fight between players, but gets this unexpected birthday prank Rare Humor Canada soccer coach goes to break up fight between players, but gets this unexpected birthday prank Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 2:15pm, July 21
“SNL’s” Michael Che plays the latest craze sweeping the RNC: “Trumpémon Go” Rare Humor “SNL’s” Michael Che plays the latest craze sweeping the RNC: “Trumpémon Go” Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 1:37pm, July 21
Seth Meyers showed just how funny and genuine Garry Marshall was with this amazing anecdote Rare Humor Seth Meyers showed just how funny and genuine Garry Marshall was with this amazing anecdote Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 12:22pm, July 21
Donald Trump’s VP, Mike Pence just brought the house down with his rousing defense of Donald Trump and family Rare News Donald Trump’s VP, Mike Pence just brought the house down with his rousing defense of Donald Trump and family Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 11:30pm, July 20
Newt Gingrich touts Donald Trump as president who will keep America safe again Rare News Newt Gingrich touts Donald Trump as president who will keep America safe again Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 10:11pm, July 20
They thought they were about to meet a cute, furry animal, but they definitely weren’t expecting this Rare Humor They thought they were about to meet a cute, furry animal, but they definitely weren’t expecting this Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 7:23pm, July 20
Tiffany Trump dropped a fire flames jam back in 2011 that’s about to make America turnt again Rare Humor Tiffany Trump dropped a fire flames jam back in 2011 that’s about to make America turnt again Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 4:35pm, July 20
This martial arts routine in reverse is an outrageous dance number we can all get down to Rare Humor This martial arts routine in reverse is an outrageous dance number we can all get down to Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 3:40pm, July 20
Don’t worry, Melania! Jimmy Kimmel plagiarized a speech once too, and it was way, way worse Rare Humor Don’t worry, Melania! Jimmy Kimmel plagiarized a speech once too, and it was way, way worse Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 2:16pm, July 20
Pittsburgh Dad tries to catch some “Pokey-mons” and drops some grade-A dad jokes while he’s at it Rare Humor Pittsburgh Dad tries to catch some “Pokey-mons” and drops some grade-A dad jokes while he’s at it Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 1:04pm, July 20
This girl has absolutely ZERO idea how temperature works and it’s laugh-out-loud hilarious Rare Humor This girl has absolutely ZERO idea how temperature works and it’s laugh-out-loud hilarious Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 12:24pm, July 20
UFC president Dana White: “Donald Trump is a fighter and I know he will fight for this country” Rare News UFC president Dana White: “Donald Trump is a fighter and I know he will fight for this country” Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 8:59pm, July 19
The prank war between these two “Walking Dead” cast members just heated up Rare Humor The prank war between these two “Walking Dead” cast members just heated up Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 5:46pm, July 19
Thank God for whoever mashed up Trump’s RNC entrance with The Undertaker’s theme Rare Humor Thank God for whoever mashed up Trump’s RNC entrance with The Undertaker’s theme Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 5:16pm, July 19
Police department kindly posts lost property notice after someone leaves their weed behind Rare Humor Police department kindly posts lost property notice after someone leaves their weed behind Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 3:59pm, July 19
Stephen Colbert brought back this “Colbert Report” segment for a hilarious takedown of Donald Trump supporters Rare Humor Stephen Colbert brought back this “Colbert Report” segment for a hilarious takedown of Donald Trump supporters Richard Thompson, Rare Staff 2:47pm, July 19