Category Archives: Mike Cernovich

April 16, 2017

Assaulted For Free Speech! | Mike Cernovich and Stefan Molyneux (Video)

After being assaulted for exercising his freedom of speech, Mike Cernovich joins Stefan Molyneux to discuss being attacked by violent leftists, exercising self-defense and the free speech battle for Berkeley, California!

April 7, 2017

Journalism Takes WILL and Courage, Not Fancy Offices by Mike Cernovich

Some in traditonal media are learning a lesson. News is about relationships with people, not fancy equipment.

Last summer, I noticed that many of the most noxious and effective anti-Hillary Clinton memes on the Internet?—?that she had Parkinsons, for example?—?could be traced back to one man in Southern California, a former lawyer and self-help author named Mike Cernovich. I called him on the phone. Cernovich maintained a blog called Danger and Play, and he was particularly good at attracting attention on platforms like Twitter and the video-streaming app Periscope. He described himself as an American nationalist and a “Pulitzer-worthy journalist,” and had adopted many of journalism’s linguistic tics?—?his “scoops” were attributed to an entity he called Cernovich Media. What, I asked him, was Cernovich Media, exactly? Was he renting office space, hiring reporters, filling out W-4 forms? He laughed. “It’s definitely just me, dude,” he said. “I run a lean operation. Come out and you’ll see it for yourself.”

It was lean, indeed. Cernovich didn’t own a car, much less a satellite truck or a video-editing suite. But he did have sources.

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