What do you get when you combine unaltered audio of the horned QAnon Shaman with a sweet tickling of the ivories? "Capitol Insurrection, the Musical" of course! (Brought to you by the talented pianist Brandon Ethridge)
Oh, and in case you missed the "I got Maced" ditty from the same musical, here it is:
Jacob Chansley (33) is the imbecile who entered the Capitol on January 6 wearing a Loyal Order of the Water Buffalo cosplay costume. Also known as the QAnon Shaman, Chansley is being held on multiple federal charges in connection with the Trump Riot. — Read the rest
The obnoxious narcissists who staked their reputation and meal ticket to promoting the cartoonishly infantile QAnon conspiracy theory are doing everything they can to stay relevant after their savior Trump didn't round up and execute the blood-drinking reptilian deep state elite as prophesied by the Philippines pig farmer who goes by the name Q. — Read the rest
After getting de-platformed on Twitter and Facebook, and with Parler down, QAnoners are flocking to Gab, the social media platform that rose to infamy in 2018. From Vice:
Gab drew little attention — and few users — until 2018, when it was propelled into the headlines after it was revealed that the man accused of shooting 11 worshippers at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue had been posting vile anti-Semitic rhetoric on Gab for years.
Patrick Cage used the betting market PredictIt to bet against Qanon adherents who believe that predictions made by an anonymous person or persons on 8kun calling themselves Q will come true. Cage is winning.
Reed Berkowitz is the director of the Curioser Institute, which explores the structure and psychology of storytelling through interactive experiences — largely using games, particularly with augmented reality. As a professional game designer, he's been fascinated by QAnon, and the ways it seems to have exploited and subverted the tools of interactive gaming with almost frightening efficiency and deliberate intention. — Read the rest
Two male Qanon followers armed with loaded handguns were arrested near the Philadelphia convention center late yesterday, at the site of an ongoing vote count that could decide the presidential election.
Philly police said on Friday that Joshua Macias, 42, and Antonio LaMotta, 61, traveled from the Virginia Beach, Virginia, area in a Hummer, and lacked permits to carry their guns in Pennsylvania. — Read the rest
In a statement released on Tuesday, Facebook said its staff had begun removing content and deleting groups and pages, but that "this work will take time and will continue in the coming days and weeks".
The House voted on a bill Friday "Condemning QAnon and rejecting the conspiracy theories it promotes." It passed overwhelmingly, 371 to 18. The 18 members voting not to condemn QAnon included the usual cast of unctuous characters, including Paul Gossar and Steve King:
The latest issue of one of my favorite podcasts, Reply All, looks into the origins of QAnon:
PJ Vogt looks into a theory circling the internet about who might be behind QAnon. The investigation takes him back to the beginning of the QAnon scam – including the message board trolls who started it and the shadowy father and son duo who have allegedly co-opted it.
The Waco Tribune reports that a 30-year-old woman was arrested earlier this week for "driving while intoxicated and aggravated assault charges after she chased at least two cars and intentionally crashed into one, later telling police she thought she was chasing a pedophile who had kidnapped a girl." — Read the rest