Content Writer

Maria Lalonde

A lover, fighter, and freelance writer, María Cristina hunts down buzzworthy stories by day and trains to be a championship kickboxer by night. As a full-time digital nomad, she’s lived everywhere from Chicago to Mexico City to Medellín to Bali — but Austin, Texas will always be home.

Meet Chris Gardner: The Man Behind ‘The Pursuit of Happiness’ People Meet Chris Gardner: The Man Behind ‘The Pursuit of Happiness’ , Content Writer 2:21pm, June 6
Teenage Boy Caught Setting Woman’s Hair on Fire While Riding the Bus Teenage Boy Caught Setting Woman’s Hair on Fire While Riding the Bus , Content Writer 4:31pm, June 4
New Government Intelligence Report Doesn’t Eliminate Possibility that UFOs Are Aliens Rare News New Government Intelligence Report Doesn’t Eliminate Possibility that UFOs Are Aliens , Content Writer 1:50pm, June 4
Suspect Arrested for Vandalizing NYC Vietnam Memorial with Swastikas Rare News Suspect Arrested for Vandalizing NYC Vietnam Memorial with Swastikas , Content Writer 12:14pm, June 4
Homophobic Women Kicked Out of Pool for Harassing LGBTQ Black Women Rare News Homophobic Women Kicked Out of Pool for Harassing LGBTQ Black Women , Content Writer 4:36pm, June 3
Bodybuilder Who Married Sex Doll Is Now Considering Dating a Human Rare Humor Bodybuilder Who Married Sex Doll Is Now Considering Dating a Human , Content Writer 2:03pm, June 3
Catholic School Teacher Charged with Sexual Assault Against 15-Year-Old Student Rare News Catholic School Teacher Charged with Sexual Assault Against 15-Year-Old Student , Content Writer 11:51am, June 3
Remember When Alex Trebek and Pat Sajak Swapped Shows For April Fools? Rare Entertainment Remember When Alex Trebek and Pat Sajak Swapped Shows For April Fools? , Content Writer 5:27pm, June 2
Journalist Interviews Man While Having Sex for a Swingers Club Feature Travel Journalist Interviews Man While Having Sex for a Swingers Club Feature , Content Writer 3:11pm, June 2
Social Media ‘Fire Challenge’ Lands Girl in ICU with Severe Burns Rare News Social Media ‘Fire Challenge’ Lands Girl in ICU with Severe Burns , Content Writer 12:21pm, June 2
Boy Shot After Dad Takes Him on ‘Drive-By Paintball Shooting Rare News Boy Shot After Dad Takes Him on ‘Drive-By Paintball Shooting , Content Writer 11:50am, June 2
Woman Cuts Off Boss’s Penis in Defense of Alleged Rape Attempt Rare News Woman Cuts Off Boss’s Penis in Defense of Alleged Rape Attempt , Content Writer 9:57am, June 2
Suspected DUI Driver Crashed into Veterans Gravestones on Memorial Day Rare News Suspected DUI Driver Crashed into Veterans Gravestones on Memorial Day , Content Writer 3:11pm, June 1
The Secret Behind ‘Price is Right Host’ Drew Carey’s 100-Pound Weight Loss  People The Secret Behind ‘Price is Right Host’ Drew Carey’s 100-Pound Weight Loss  , Content Writer 9:43am, June 1
Why Child Actress Mara Wilson, Star of ‘Matilda’, Quit Acting People Why Child Actress Mara Wilson, Star of ‘Matilda’, Quit Acting , Content Writer 11:12am, May 31
The Most (and Least) Cost of College Tuition in The U.S. Rare Life The Most (and Least) Cost of College Tuition in The U.S. , Content Writer 5:14pm, May 28
LGBTQ Teen Brutally Attacked in South Florida School  Rare News LGBTQ Teen Brutally Attacked in South Florida School  , Content Writer 4:09pm, May 28
Viral TikTok Party in Huntington Beach Results in 150 Arrests Rare News Viral TikTok Party in Huntington Beach Results in 150 Arrests , Content Writer 12:26pm, May 28
What Is ‘Jeopardy!’ Guest Host Buzzy Cohen’s Real Name? Rare Entertainment What Is ‘Jeopardy!’ Guest Host Buzzy Cohen’s Real Name? , Content Writer 11:53am, May 28
Southwest Airlines Bans Woman Who Knocked Flight Attendants Teeth Out Rare News Southwest Airlines Bans Woman Who Knocked Flight Attendants Teeth Out , Content Writer 9:52am, May 28
Guards Busted for Smuggling Drugs, Razors & Other Contraband into NYC Jails  Rare News Guards Busted for Smuggling Drugs, Razors & Other Contraband into NYC Jails  , Content Writer 2:41pm, May 27
‘Operation Thou Shalt Not Steal’: Men Arrested for Stealing $740K in Church Donations Rare News ‘Operation Thou Shalt Not Steal’: Men Arrested for Stealing $740K in Church Donations , Content Writer 11:25am, May 27
Convenience Store Hit with Second Anti-Asian Attack in Less Than 2 Months Rare News Convenience Store Hit with Second Anti-Asian Attack in Less Than 2 Months , Content Writer 9:35am, May 27
Matthew McConaughey Reveals How Wife Camila Alves Helped Him Quit Rom-Coms People Matthew McConaughey Reveals How Wife Camila Alves Helped Him Quit Rom-Coms , Content Writer 2:09pm, May 26
Naked Woman Arrested for Masturbating In Someone Else’s Car Rare Humor Naked Woman Arrested for Masturbating In Someone Else’s Car , Content Writer 12:26pm, May 26
Half-Naked Florida Woman Leads Highway Patrol on High-Speed Chase Rare Humor Half-Naked Florida Woman Leads Highway Patrol on High-Speed Chase , Content Writer 4:19pm, May 25
Dozens of People Receive Racist Email from Walmart Rare News Dozens of People Receive Racist Email from Walmart , Content Writer 2:49pm, May 25
Facebook Rejects ‘Back the Blue’ Ad, Calls it ‘Sensitive Social Issue’ Rare News Facebook Rejects ‘Back the Blue’ Ad, Calls it ‘Sensitive Social Issue’ , Content Writer 12:27pm, May 25
Behind the Tragic Death of Former ‘Jeopardy!’ Champ Brayden Smith Rare Entertainment Behind the Tragic Death of Former ‘Jeopardy!’ Champ Brayden Smith , Content Writer 10:35am, May 25
24-Year-Old Woman Dies After Falling From Rooftop Party Rare News 24-Year-Old Woman Dies After Falling From Rooftop Party , Content Writer 4:39pm, May 24