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06.15.15 Liam Mathews

Pamela Geller, the anti-Muslim crusader who sponsored a “draw Muhammed” contest and got political ads banned from the MTA by being too hateful, is being targeted by alleged ISIS allies who want to kill her. Over the weekend, a British-born ISIS operative tweeted Geller’s Upper East Side home address with the hashtag #GoForth, reports 1010 […]

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05.18.15 Liam Mathews

NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, who wants to hire more officers but hasn’t been able to do so, finally threw up his hands and more or less said, “You know ISIS, right? They’re scary, right? Well, they’re trying to kill us. Right now. They’re on their way here. So we need 450 new cops so we […]

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05.05.15 Liam Mathews

People sure are dumb. According to the New York Post, Sharlene Tse, the owner of a Queens nail salon, changed the name of her business from “ISIS Nails” to “Bess Nails and Spa” after months of harassment from people who were either trolls and/or legitimately thought the nail salon was somehow connected to the Islamic […]

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01.12.15 Peter Yeh

The Twitter account of the U.S. Department of Defense’s US CENTCOM, which oversees military operations in the Middle East, North Africa, and parts of Asia, have apparently been hacked by a party either working for, or sympathetic with, the Islamic State, a.k.a. ISIS a.k.a. Da’esh. A slew of important looking documents — including scenarios about North […]

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10.23.14 Bucky Turco

KLOPS is a prolific graffiti artist in New York City who not only writes his name, but also does characters. Here’s something he did legally. […]

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10.09.14 Amy K. Nelson

On Thursday in New York, the annual ComicCon convention opened, kicking off a four-day event where CosPlay is king. ANIMAL crashed the party and asked just one question: Which superhero would be best equipped to fight ISIS? Who better to ask than people whose imaginations are likely superior than the average person and who likely live in […]

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10.01.14 Marina Galperina

ISIS militants aren’t only systematically destroying Iraqi artifacts. Whatever they don’t blow up or burn in the public square as acts of “cultural cleansing,” they’re selling off on the black market to fund their activities. “Assyrian tablets were stolen and suddenly found in European cities,” Baghdad Museum director Qais Rashid said at the UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural […]

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09.17.14 Sophie Weiner

Mufid A. Elfgeeh, a Rochester resident, was indicted yesterday and charged with attempting to aid ISIS by helping to send three men to Syria who told him they were planning to “engage in violent jihad.” He was also charged with illegally possessing firearms with silencers and plotting to kill members of the U.S. military. His arrest […]

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09.08.14 Rhett Jones

The U.S. Central Command thinks they’re on to the next viral video sensation — targeted ISIS stations blowing up real good. On Friday, the official @CENTCOM Twitter posted this enticing bit of click-bait: “Have you seen the latest airstrike videos from operations against #ISIL in #Iraq?” The tweet then links to the official CentCom YouTube channel, which […]

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09.03.14 Rhett Jones

Isis Mobile Wallet (not be confused with a band of madmen who are murdering, marauding and decapitating people in Syria and Iraq) has had to change its company name to Softcard, in order to not be associated with a band of madmen who are murdering, marauding and decapitating people in Syria and Iraq. Keeping up with the name changes of ISIS (the […]

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