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History’s Most Important Alternative Facts

January 25, 2017 / by , / 0 Comment

This week, in an update of the “No way they said that shit” Presidency, Sean Spicer and Stepford Conway came out and started calling lies as Alternative Facts.

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It’s easier to excoriate Sgt. Bergdahl than it is to reckon with the wisdom of the war in Afghanistan, or, for that matter, the War on Terror.

Serial Season 2 Episode 11 Recap: Powerlessness and the Blame Game

March 31, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Welcome to National Ave’s weekly Serial recaps. This recap covers “Present For Duty,” the Season 2 Finale.

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Recap and Review of Serial Season 2, Episode 9: "Trade Secrets"

Serial Season 2 Episode 9 Recap: Make America Thoughtful Again

March 03, 2016 / by / 0 Comment

Welcome to National Ave’s weekly Serial recaps. This recap covers Episode 9 of Season 2, “Trade Secrets.”

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You just can't keep this little guy down!

12 Adorable Pictures of Prince George Guaranteed To Make You Smile

July 22, 2015 / by / 0 Comment

It’s that time of year again — the birthday of the always adorable Prince George! And while we’re sure he’s celebrating in royal style, we’re marking the occasion with a stroll down memory lane and 12 of our favorite pictures of the cute little guy.

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10 Snaps that Jeb Bush chose not to use for his campaign launch Snapchat Story

June 16, 2015 / by , / 3 Comments

This is the way a Presidential campaign begins. Not with a bang, but a dick pic. Now that Jeb Bush has officially announced his presidency via Snapchat Story, it’s time to look at what video clips didn’t quite make the cut:

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The Pursuit of The Man Bun: The Bungiving

January 22, 2015 / by / 1 Comment

I am not a hero. Despite whatever you may think while hearing the tales of my noble pursuit, you must remember I am just a simple man with simple dreams. As a recent college graduate in a new city, I found myself aimless, wandering from Grantland posts to job posts and back with apathy. My life felt empty, directionless. I needed a goal to aspire to. Fortunately, my spiritual advisor, Buzzfeed, directed me towards one of the world’s most noble pursuits: The Man Bun.

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We did a power hour while listening to one minute of the top 60 songs of 2009.

2009 in Music: A Power Hour Review

November 29, 2014 / by / 0 Comment

Each week for the next 10 weeks, we will be doing a power hour while listening to one minute of the top 60 songs of the each of the last ten years. Don’t ask us why, it just felt like it was really important that we do this. Next up: 2009.

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We did a power hour while listening to one minute of the top 60 songs of 2004.

2004 in Music: A Power Hour Review

September 29, 2014 / by / 18 Comments

Each week for the next 10 weeks, I or someone else on the National Ave staff will be doing a power hour while listening to one minute of the top 60 songs of the each of the last ten years. Don’t ask us why, it just felt like it was really important that we do this. First up: 2004.

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Presidents as Game of Thrones characters

If Every U.S. President Were a Game of Thrones Character

June 15, 2014 / by , / 91 Comments

Nothing goes together quite like politics and Game of Thrones. And it’s not like we had anything better to do than to figure out what Game of Thrones character every U.S. President most resembles. Here’s our fairly fitting, occasionally forced comparison between important figures from disparate but equally immoral realms.

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