Rumor

Candy

Cadbury Accused of Anti-Christian Conspiracy Over Rumors of 'Halal' Creme Eggs

This is by no means the first time that Cadbury has found itself falsely accused of whitewashing Easter.
Alex Swerdloff
3.22.17
Music

No, Prince Didn't Invent Air Jordans, and Other Myths Debunked

Prince was so influential and prolific and astounding that nearly every story about him is somewhat believable, but there's a lot of fiction mixed in with the truth.
J. W. McCormack
4.30.16
thump news

​These Leaked HudMo Demos Might be for Frank Ocean

A mysterious folder of 11 instrumentals appeared on Reddit yesterday with the title 'frank oOOOOoocean.'
THUMP Staff
12.10.15
WTF

Can the Nasty Smell of This Mushroom Actually Give Women Instant Orgasms?

The Internet, it goes without saying, is a very, very strange place. A few days ago, stories about a mushroom with an aroma that could instantly cause women to orgasm went viral. Could this shit actually be true?
Alex Swerdloff
10.15.15
WTF

The Mystery of the Cloaked Raw Meat Reaper May Have Been Solved

The reaper could be anything from a Jeffrey-Dahmer-in-training to a goth teenager who couldn’t get a ride to Hot Topic. But one woman claims she knows who it is.
Alex Swerdloff
8.26.15
Art

Inside 'Dismaland': Channel 4 Visits Banksy’s Theme Park

Footage of Banksy's Bemusement Park takes us to the unhappiest place on Earth.
Annie Armstrong
8.21.15
Art

Is Banksy Building the Theme Park of Our Nightmares?

Welcome to 'Dismaland.'
Beckett Mufson
8.18.15
Holy Shit

Watch iLoveMakonnen's New "Rumor" Video

Don't let 'em start the rumor otherwise: This video is sweet!
Kyle Kramer
7.14.15
food safety

Is Fake Rice Actually Circulating Throughout Asia?

There's an earth-shattering rumor circulating throughout Asia: apparently fake rice—made of a mixture of white and sweet potatoes and a core of synthetic resin—is being sold as real rice that could kill you. Is it actually true?
Alex Swerdloff
5.22.15
Words

IMPRINTS: Rumors

When he's not listening to music, Guy Gerber loves listening to the sound of meat cooking over the BBQ.
Robert Perry
12.4.14