Rare Staff

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.

He tried robbing a kebab shop, but this suspect wasn’t expecting the owner to respond like this Rare News He tried robbing a kebab shop, but this suspect wasn’t expecting the owner to respond like this , Rare Staff 11:12am, July 11
Snoop Dogg got stumped on this Family Feud weed question and Steve just about lost it People Snoop Dogg got stumped on this Family Feud weed question and Steve just about lost it , Rare Staff 8:38am, July 11
Dad captures video evidence of the terrifying ghost swing that kept him and his kids away from the playground Rare News Dad captures video evidence of the terrifying ghost swing that kept him and his kids away from the playground , Rare Staff 2:56pm, July 7
Paul McCartney and John Lennon discuss Kanye’s musical talent in hilarious Dana Carvey impressionist bit Rare Humor Paul McCartney and John Lennon discuss Kanye’s musical talent in hilarious Dana Carvey impressionist bit , Rare Staff 1:15pm, July 6
Comedian Myq Kaplan tells a story involving whispering, racism and Mario in hilarious stand-up bit Rare Humor Comedian Myq Kaplan tells a story involving whispering, racism and Mario in hilarious stand-up bit , Rare Staff 6:09pm, July 5
This teen’s brass-knuckled bashing of an unsuspecting victim may earn him 20 years behind bars Caught on video This teen’s brass-knuckled bashing of an unsuspecting victim may earn him 20 years behind bars , Rare Staff 4:32pm, June 30
Put on your face paint and get pumped for the weekend with William Wallace’s epic “Braveheart” speech Rare Entertainment Put on your face paint and get pumped for the weekend with William Wallace’s epic “Braveheart” speech , Rare Staff 2:08pm, June 24
We can’t keep our eyes off Russian model Irina Shayk in this Late Show throwback Mr. Rare We can’t keep our eyes off Russian model Irina Shayk in this Late Show throwback , Rare Staff 3:57pm, June 23
The first rule of garage fight club is apparently to film it and put it on the Internet Caught on video The first rule of garage fight club is apparently to film it and put it on the Internet , Rare Staff 1:26pm, June 14
Dave Bautista goes back to his roots and teaches Chris Pratt and Anna Faris this wrestling move Rare Entertainment Dave Bautista goes back to his roots and teaches Chris Pratt and Anna Faris this wrestling move , Rare Staff 1:30pm, June 9
These two wrestlers put on an incredible high-flying match of epic proportions that you need to see Caught on video These two wrestlers put on an incredible high-flying match of epic proportions that you need to see , Rare Staff 11:12am, May 28
This angry dad let the F-bombs fly after his son put a “Honk If You’re Horny” sign on his car Rare Humor This angry dad let the F-bombs fly after his son put a “Honk If You’re Horny” sign on his car , Rare Staff 2:42pm, May 24
If you’re into deck jokes and hilarious mispronunciation, this New Zealand commercial will have you in stitches Rare Humor If you’re into deck jokes and hilarious mispronunciation, this New Zealand commercial will have you in stitches , Rare Staff 11:01am, May 24
This couple got a huge helping of Texas road rage and things got ugly fast Caught on video This couple got a huge helping of Texas road rage and things got ugly fast , Rare Staff 3:10pm, May 15
More like Rosetta Bone: This porn website wants to teach you Spanish on Cinco de Mayo Rare News More like Rosetta Bone: This porn website wants to teach you Spanish on Cinco de Mayo , Rare Staff 11:30am, May 5
Seven cops taking on one very drunk former Olympic wrestler is a bad time for everyone Caught on video Seven cops taking on one very drunk former Olympic wrestler is a bad time for everyone , Rare Staff 2:50pm, April 29
You know you’re a redneck when… you get arrested for pulling a keg couch behind a tractor Rare Humor You know you’re a redneck when… you get arrested for pulling a keg couch behind a tractor , Rare Staff 12:56pm, April 29
Drunk douchebags brawl on boat, and this is why we can’t have nice things Caught on video Drunk douchebags brawl on boat, and this is why we can’t have nice things , Rare Staff 3:01pm, April 27
After a long day of trying to avoid fishermen, this thirsty fish relaxes with a cold one Caught on video After a long day of trying to avoid fishermen, this thirsty fish relaxes with a cold one , Rare Staff 2:48pm, April 23
This Craigslist ad for a dirt bike is one hell of a sales pitch Rare News This Craigslist ad for a dirt bike is one hell of a sales pitch , Rare Staff 10:43am, April 16
This old timer has absolutely no shame in creeping on this hot bikini girl Mr. Rare This old timer has absolutely no shame in creeping on this hot bikini girl , Rare Staff 6:33pm, April 12
This gas station knockout is about as devastating as they come Caught on video This gas station knockout is about as devastating as they come , Rare Staff 4:22pm, April 11
This bikini model may look nice, but here’s why she’s as naughty as they come Rare News This bikini model may look nice, but here’s why she’s as naughty as they come , Rare Staff 12:18pm, April 7
This drag bike start goes from zero to “what the hell just happened?” in a matter of seconds Caught on video This drag bike start goes from zero to “what the hell just happened?” in a matter of seconds , Rare Staff 12:49pm, April 6
Watch this snake take on a spider in a horrific throwdown Rare Animals Watch this snake take on a spider in a horrific throwdown , Rare Staff 5:04pm, April 1
Relationship advice 101: If your girlfriend is a knife-wielding psycho, don’t flirt with other girls on Instagram Mr. Rare Relationship advice 101: If your girlfriend is a knife-wielding psycho, don’t flirt with other girls on Instagram , Rare Staff 1:15pm, March 31
Norm Macdonald is comedy gold alongside Garry Shandling on “The Larry Sanders Show” Rare Humor Norm Macdonald is comedy gold alongside Garry Shandling on “The Larry Sanders Show” , Rare Staff 6:13pm, March 24
Crazy man Katt Williams has lost his damn mind and is now even getting beat up by kids Rare Entertainment Crazy man Katt Williams has lost his damn mind and is now even getting beat up by kids , Rare Staff 2:17pm, March 23
Nip slip weather girl Roxana Vaneca has quite the history of slipping the nip Mr. Rare Nip slip weather girl Roxana Vaneca has quite the history of slipping the nip , Rare Staff 2:45pm, March 18
Today’s forecast for this Romanian reporter is cloudy with a chance of nip slip Mr. Rare Today’s forecast for this Romanian reporter is cloudy with a chance of nip slip , Rare Staff 1:51pm, March 17