Seth Millstein
San Francisco native, coffee shop junkie and lover of all things political. I moonlight as a DJ and am morbidly fascinated with the Republican Party's arduous march toward self-destruction.
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Rick Scott Didn't Show Up To CNN's Town Hall & People Had THOUGHTS

The week after a gunman killed 17 students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas high school, CNN hosted a tense, and at times combative, town hall meeting in Sunrise, Florida about gun violence. In attendance were parents of victims, survivors of the massacre…
By Seth Millstein

This One Parkland Student Has Become Conspiracy Theorists' Key Target

Seventeen students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School were killed last week when a gunman stormed the building and open fire. The massacre reignited the popular debate over gun control, with proponents and opponents of stricter firearm laws goin…
By Seth Millstein

Porn Is A Health Risk But Assault Weapons Are A-OK, According To Florida Politicians

A week after a gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, legislators in the state's House of Representatives voted not to debate a bill that would have banned assault rifles. The same day, that same body pa…
By Seth Millstein

You'll Be Bumping Lindsey Vonn's Olympics Playlist Long After The Games

In honor of what may be her last performance in the Winter Games, American skier Lindsey Vonn has released an Olympics playlist, and it's chock-full of bangers from some of the best female artists in the business today. Cardi B, Rihanna, Jessie J and…
By Seth Millstein

This Video Of A Mexican Cross-Country Skier's Last-Place Finish Will Win Your Heart

It's rare for an Olympics crowd to fall in love with a last-place finisher, but that's exactly what happened on Friday. Mexican cross-country skier German Madrazo came in dead last in the 15km men’s individual race, but he nevertheless received a wa…
By Seth Millstein

23 Politicians Who Mercilessly Roasted Trump On Twitter

Donald Trump is famous for many things: hosting The Apprentice; calling Rosie O'Donnell "disgusting;" and lest we forget, being elected president. But Trump is perhaps most notorious for his tweets. The president's love for the social media network s…
By Seth Millstein

The Jamaican Women's Olympic Bobsled Team Almost Lost Its Sled (& Hasn't Even Raced Yet)

The coach of the first-ever Jamaican women's bobsled team abruptly quit on Wednesday, and in a potential deathblow to the team's Winter Olympic dreams, she threatened to take the athletes' bobsled with her. This could have torpedoed the team's opport…
By Seth Millstein

This Video Of Alexa & Chris Knierim’s Free Skate Routine Is Pure Elegance

The Olympics free skate event is underway in PyeongChang, and in what must have been a lovely Valentine's Day celebration, two married skaters on the American team advanced to the finals on Wednesday. The video of Alexa Scimeca-Knierim and Chris Knie…
By Seth Millstein

Charlie White Traded In His Ice Skates For A Microphone At The 2018 Olympics

The figure skating events are well underway at the 2018 Winter Games, but an American ice dancing champion is sitting this one out. After winning six straight national titles, two world titles and three medals at the 2014 Sochi Games, including one g…
By Seth Millstein

These Parkland, Florida Shooting Updates Tell Us More About The Harrowing Scene

Authorities responded Wednesday afternoon to reports of a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Updates to the Parkland, Florida shooting are continuing to trickle in by the minute. Florida Sen. Bill Nelson said that …
By Seth Millstein

A Japanese Snowboarder Took A Nasty Spill & Twitter Is Praying He's Okay

On Tuesday, Japanese snowboarder Yuto Totsuka took a nasty spill at the Olympics, wiping out hard during the men's halfpipe final in PyeongChang. Totsuka clipped the edge of the pipe during his landing, causing him to somersault in the air and slam s…
By Seth Millstein

Bode Miller's Net Worth Comes From His Skiing Days, Not His NBC Gig

Six-time Olympic medalist Bode Miller is at the Winter Games once again, this time as commentator rather than a competitor. Three years after retiring from professional sports, the alpine skier is now an on-air analyst for NBC, and he's been calling …
By Seth Millstein

Kirsten Gillibrand Says Rob Porter Is Just One Part Of A Bigger Problem

In a lengthy tweetstorm Friday, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand said that Rob Porter, the White House official who resigned Wednesday over abuse allegations, is only part of the problem. A former top aide to President Trump, Porter left his post after two of…
By Seth Millstein

Another Top White House Official Has Resigned Over Abuse Allegations

The Washington Post reported Friday that White House speechwriter David Sorensen has resigned amidst allegations that he violently assaulted his ex-wife during their marriage. Sorensen strongly denied the allegations, saying in a statement that he ha…
By Seth Millstein

Adam Rippon & Gus Kenworthy Just Took A Stand For LGBTQ Representation At The Olympics

The 2018 PyeongChang Games are officially underway, and on Friday, two gay athletes on the Team USA made a powerful statement about their participation in the international sporting event. Olympic athletes Adam Rippon and Gus Kenworth are the first o…
By Seth Millstein

The Cold In PyeongChang Is Literally Wrecking Athletes' Skis

The 2018 Winter Olympics are kicking off in PyeongChang, and they're on track to be one of the coldest games yet. Temperatures in PyeongChang have been so bone-chillingly low, in fact, that some have started wondering: Could it actually be too cold …
By Seth Millstein

Here's How PyeongChang's Freezing Temperatures Could Affect The Luge

The PyeongChang games are shaping up to be positively freezing, with sub-zero temperatures blanketing the South Korean city in the weeks before the opening ceremony. This has raised questions about how the frigid temperatures will affect the games th…
By Seth Millstein

How Figure Skater Adam Rippon Is Paving His Own Way At The Olympics

The Winter Olympics are officially here, and if history is any guide, figure skating will be one of the most popular events at the PyeongChang games. One of the most talked-about athletes to hit the ice this year is American figure skater Adam Rippon…
By Seth Millstein

This Olympic Figure Skating Rule Change Has Twitter Buzzing Out Of Control

At the the Winter Games in PyeongChang, Olympic figure skaters can use songs with lyrics for the first time in the event's history. Previously, skaters were only allowed to use instrumental songs during their routines, but thanks to a rules change im…
By Seth Millstein

The Navy SEAL Who Killed Osama Bin Laden Calls Trump's Military Parade "Third-World Bullsh*t

Democrats and Republicans alike have criticized President Trump's desire to hold a military parade on the streets of Washington, D.C., and now, a prominent veteran is joining the chorus of opposition. Robert J. O'Neill, the Navy SEAL who claims to ha…
By Seth Millstein