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Chase Hoffberger


Chase Hoffberger reported on YouTube, web culture, and crime for the Daily Dot until 2013, when he joined the Austin Chronicle. Until late 2018, he served as that paper’s news editor and reported on criminal justice and politics.

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The ultimate summer road trip playlist

Here's a musical roadmap of (and tribute to) iconic destinations captured in song.

On Feb 9, 2017 by Chase Hoffberger

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7 top destinations for your digital detox

Here's your ultimate summer guide to a tech-free vacation.

On Feb 9, 2017 by Chase Hoffberger

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High school football player Apollos Hester delivers stunning inspirational speech

“That’s all it takes to be successful—is an attitude.”

On Sep 22, 2014 by Chase Hoffberger

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Mac Lethal turns Craigslist ads into a rap song—and it’s actually good

There's even an Arizona apartment listing. 

On Sep 17, 2014 by Chase Hoffberger

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Cookie Monster can’t withstand the force of cookies in this ‘Star Wars’ parody

A long time ago, in a cookies and milky way galaxy far, far, away...

On Sep 15, 2014 by Chase Hoffberger

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LSU’s cutest couple falls down the bleachers while making out

Love hurts.

On Sep 15, 2014 by Chase Hoffberger

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HBO Go might soon be available without cable

Many Internet users don’t pay for premium TV—but they’d gladly shell out a few extra bucks a month for Game of Thrones.

On Sep 11, 2014 by Chase Hoffberger

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Here’s the supercut of stoned dogs you’ve been waiting for

It’s downright hilarious when your dog goes to the vet and forgets how to dog.

On Sep 11, 2014 by Chase Hoffberger

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Marnie, a 12-year-old rescue dog, is an Instagram must-follow

Her owner says she loves watermelon, walks, and parties. We’d like to add “Souls of Mischief singles” to the mix.

On Sep 8, 2014 by Chase Hoffberger

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This is the best halftime show you’ll see all football season

Welcome back to the Best Damn Band in the Land.

On Sep 8, 2014 by Chase Hoffberger

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Antonio Brown levels Cleveland Browns punter with brutal dropkick

This looks like something out of the WWE. 

On Sep 8, 2014 by Chase Hoffberger

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Man arrested for texting and calling ex more than 20,000 times

He wasn't even trying to win her back, either. 

On Sep 5, 2014 by Chase Hoffberger

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All dogs should wear GoPros when they bolt into the ocean

Get ready for a rush of doggie GoPro videos to flood your Internet.

On Sep 3, 2014 by Chase Hoffberger

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Dad uses YouTube to troll his kids into doing chores

"That's really all there is to it."

On Sep 2, 2014 by Chase Hoffberger

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Dash cam takes you terrifyingly close to tornado

It's like a real-life version of Twister.

On Sep 2, 2014 by Chase Hoffberger