ABOVE: Everything Portis Wasp stings turns to gold.
OMG.BLOG! (WORK UNFRIENDLY): Dan J. Johnson, totally nude.
Gov. Whitmer (D-MI) jokes before going live: "It's not just Shark Week ... it's Shark Week *mouths expletive*" pic.twitter.com/KSndbTvLZi— The Recount (@therecount) August 18, 2020
THE RECOUNT: Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was caught on a hot mic joking, It's not just Shark Week, it's Shark Week, motherfucker!, mouthing the expletive.
TOWLEROAD: QAnon goon DeAnna Lorraine posted that George Floyd's family was probably promised free meth to appear at the DNC. Come on ... this has to be legally actionable.
HUFF POST: A Republican-led Senate intelligence committee report asserts that Russia did, in fact, intervene in the U.S. election in 2016 on behalf of Donald Trump. The same report concluded that WikiLeaks played a key role in that effort — and was well aware of its role. As a bonus, it confirmed Paul Manafort consorted with Russians before, during and after the election, including with an oligarch. The report states that Trump obstructed its work.
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Virginia) offers his statement on the findings.
OUT: Gay A-hole allegedly stole millions in coronavirus-relief funds — and this wasn't his first time at the rodeo.
ELLE: Cardi B was allowed to interview Joe Biden as her song “WAP” for wet-ass pussy tops the charts. That's our side. And it's a great exchange — she's smart:
TRUE CRIME DAILY: Cook County State's Attorney Kim Foxx and her office abused their discretion in their handling of the Jussie Smollett case — but did nothing criminal, according to a special prosecutor who reviewed the controversial case.
CNN: The RNC will offer a features spot to Mark and Patricia McCloskey, the racist white lawyers who pointed their guns at BLM protesters. Seems on-brand. They'll also feature Nick Sandmann, that smug little POS who sued his way into wealth over that stare-down with a Native American activist.
KENNETH IN THE (212): A total stud poured into slacks — and black briefs.
SWANN GALLERIES: History boys! A lesson on the life and art of late, great queer illustrator Antonio Lopez.
BUSINESS INSIDER: Twitter was abuzz with rumors that Trump would pardon Assange and/or Snowden today. Instead, he pardoned ... Susan B. Anthony, an empty gesture designed to suck up to the so-called “suburban housewives” he takes for granted. Anthony was arrested for voting 150 years ago.
INSTAGRAM: Among the celebrity birthdays of August 18 is Grant Williams, who was a promising young actor when he starred as The Incredible Shrinking Man, but whose prospects promptly shrank. Was it because he was perceived to be gay?