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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.


Ex-Secret Service agent will see 20 years in prison for what he did in his guard booth Crime and punishment Ex-Secret Service agent will see 20 years in prison for what he did in his guard booth , Rare Staff 8:49pm, May 18
Pennsylvania officials are investigating $1 million in taxpayer funds allegedly paid in “awards” to DNC Convention planners Across the U.S.A. Pennsylvania officials are investigating $1 million in taxpayer funds allegedly paid in “awards” to DNC Convention planners , Rare Staff 6:06pm, May 18
ABC rolls out bonus to "Dancing With the Stars" for 2017-18 season People ABC rolls out bonus to "Dancing With the Stars" for 2017-18 season , Rare Staff 5:05pm, May 18
Wisconsin legislature proposes harsh new penalties for people who riot and block traffic Across the U.S.A. Wisconsin legislature proposes harsh new penalties for people who riot and block traffic , Rare Staff 1:49pm, May 18
The U.S. unveils new sanctions for an old enemy Around the world The U.S. unveils new sanctions for an old enemy , Rare Staff 6:09pm, May 17
DHS contests news that Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke will join the Trump administration Rare Politics DHS contests news that Milwaukee Sheriff David Clarke will join the Trump administration , Rare Staff 4:47pm, May 17
Three Floridians hospitalized after a rogue F-150 cut their beach day short Across the U.S.A. Three Floridians hospitalized after a rogue F-150 cut their beach day short , Rare Staff 2:26pm, May 17
Jason Chaffetz demands “memo” said to detail Trump’s effort to end the FBI investigation into Michael Flynn Crime and punishment Jason Chaffetz demands “memo” said to detail Trump’s effort to end the FBI investigation into Michael Flynn , Rare Staff 9:34pm, May 16
Convicted murderer Dylann Roof told his defense team he’d never see execution because he’d get rescued Crime and punishment Convicted murderer Dylann Roof told his defense team he’d never see execution because he’d get rescued , Rare Staff 5:30pm, May 16
Intelligence that Trump disclosed to Russian diplomats may have come from one of America’s closest allies National security Intelligence that Trump disclosed to Russian diplomats may have come from one of America’s closest allies , Rare Staff 3:01pm, May 16
Pizza delivery man “rescues” stranded Amtrak passengers Across the U.S.A. Pizza delivery man “rescues” stranded Amtrak passengers , Rare Staff 10:13pm, May 15
An SUV tore off half of this car in a freak accident that an ex-ambulance driver said was the craziest thing he’d ever seen Caught on video An SUV tore off half of this car in a freak accident that an ex-ambulance driver said was the craziest thing he’d ever seen , Rare Staff 5:44pm, May 15
A bus full of schoolchildren flipped over in Maryland, but they had some incredible luck Across the U.S.A. A bus full of schoolchildren flipped over in Maryland, but they had some incredible luck , Rare Staff 3:49pm, May 15
This “honest” parody of every call to your bank is spot-on Rare Humor This “honest” parody of every call to your bank is spot-on , Rare Staff 7:52pm, May 13
Two California brothers accused of torturing a homeless man to death may never see the light of day again Across the U.S.A. Two California brothers accused of torturing a homeless man to death may never see the light of day again , Rare Staff 6:50pm, May 13
An unsuspecting man gets destroyed on arena’s Kiss Cam Rare Humor An unsuspecting man gets destroyed on arena’s Kiss Cam , Rare Staff 5:21pm, May 13
Jimmy Fallon asked for #MomQuotes, and they did not disappoint Rare Humor Jimmy Fallon asked for #MomQuotes, and they did not disappoint , Rare Staff 4:36pm, May 13
Bill O’Reilly just got a big job offer The media Bill O’Reilly just got a big job offer , Rare Staff 4:13pm, May 13
Fatherhood changed Derek Jeter’s life: Now he’s got a lifetime supply of beef jerky Rare Humor Fatherhood changed Derek Jeter’s life: Now he’s got a lifetime supply of beef jerky , Rare Staff 3:40pm, May 13
That time Aziz Ansari tried to learn Japanese in one week and just ended up insulting a Korean guy Rare Humor That time Aziz Ansari tried to learn Japanese in one week and just ended up insulting a Korean guy , Rare Staff 2:53pm, May 13
Chris Pratt’s “Ellen” segment goes completely off the rails when he asks to “bump” her Rare Humor Chris Pratt’s “Ellen” segment goes completely off the rails when he asks to “bump” her , Rare Staff 1:12pm, May 13
Watch what happens when you try to paint your garage with fireworks and spray paint Caught on video Watch what happens when you try to paint your garage with fireworks and spray paint , Rare Staff 12:07pm, May 13
He logged on as “Haley” — and logged off with hundreds of pictures of naked teens What's wrong with people He logged on as “Haley” — and logged off with hundreds of pictures of naked teens , Rare Staff 9:33pm, May 11
Racist explodes on entire Muslim family reunion in stunning video Caught on video Racist explodes on entire Muslim family reunion in stunning video , Rare Staff 8:32pm, May 11
Dozens of Great White Sharks swarm near California beachgoers Caught on video Dozens of Great White Sharks swarm near California beachgoers , Rare Staff 5:55pm, May 11
This would all be very funny if the stakes weren’t so high Rare Politics This would all be very funny if the stakes weren’t so high , Rare Staff 3:46pm, May 11
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The Bella twins got a Bella baby! People The Bella twins got a Bella baby! , Rare Staff 9:50pm, May 10
A scorching affidavit says a half-naked Bill O’Reilly dragged his ex-wife down a flight of stairs The media A scorching affidavit says a half-naked Bill O’Reilly dragged his ex-wife down a flight of stairs , Rare Staff 6:00pm, May 10
Please don’t clap: Stephen Colbert was confused when his audience cheered Comey’s firing The media Please don’t clap: Stephen Colbert was confused when his audience cheered Comey’s firing , Rare Staff 2:03pm, May 10
Abby Lee Miller sure doesn’t sound like someone who’s headed to prison People Abby Lee Miller sure doesn’t sound like someone who’s headed to prison , Rare Staff 10:27pm, May 9