Alex Puente

Alex is a recent graduate of the journalism school at the University of Texas at Austin. She has written for the Texas Observer, the Austin Chronicle, KUT, and ORANGE Magazine.


The most popular Trump GIFs on the internet

Some of the funniest GIFs of the president.

On Nov 29, 2019 by Alex Puente

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Planned Parenthood tool to show abortion-seeking users their nearest options

The directory is intended to help users find safe and legal options.

On Nov 13, 2019 by Alex Puente

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Viral post of bride canceling her wedding and keeping $30K in donations anyway is fake

Anyone waiting for a juicy follow-up is going to be disappointed.

On Nov 6, 2019 by Alex Puente

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Man surrounded by flip-flops becomes a meme

‘What happens when you all buy similar pairs of slippers.’

On Nov 4, 2019 by Alex Puente


Woman live streams her brain surgery on Facebook

This brain operation might be the first of its kind to be live streamed.

On Oct 30, 2019 by Alex Puente

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Kid dresses up as viral beer fan Carson King for Halloween

He raised over $4,000 for charity.

On Oct 28, 2019 by Alex Puente

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Fox News promotes pro-faith, anti-antifa film ‘The Reliant’

The film’s dystopian future shows Christians taking to the woods with their guns and faith.

On Oct 23, 2019 by Alex Puente

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Pizza Hut and Papa John’s employees pranked into talking to each other on the phone

‘Sir, this is Papa John’s.’

On Oct 21, 2019 by Alex Puente


Fortnite’s black hole launches conspiracy theories and memes

Players have some time on their hands.

On Oct 14, 2019 by Alex Puente

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Here are the best PC games to add to your list

New to PC gaming? You’ll want Doom, Overwatch, and Fortnite on your list for sure—but that’s not all.

On Oct 13, 2019 by Alex Puente


Indie game Enchanted Portals accused of ripping off Cuphead

‘This game feels almost plagiaristic.’

On Oct 9, 2019 by Alex Puente


How Overwatch’s Mei became a Hong Kong protest symbol

It originated on the r/HongKong subreddit.

On Oct 9, 2019 by Alex Puente


TERF attack forces lesbian subreddit to temporarily close

Trans women in the r/actuallesbians subreddit were targeted.

On Oct 7, 2019 by Alex Puente

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‘Big Mouth’ accused of biphobia, transphobia (updated)

People are arguing over the show’s intentions.

On Oct 7, 2019 by Alex Puente

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Alt-Right ‘Christian’ subreddit endorses Trump’s idea to shoot immigrants at border

The 3-year-old community has been quarantined by Reddit moderators.

On Oct 2, 2019 by Alex Puente

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