Morgan Chalfant

Morgan Chalfant


Staff Writer


Morgan is a Staff Writer at Red Alert Politics. She is originally from western Massachusetts, and she graduated from Boston College in May of 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English and Mathematics. While at Boston College, Morgan worked for the English Department and wrote for and edited BC’s conservative paper The Observer, serving as the Editor-in-Chief of the newspaper for 2012. She worked at The Washington Examiner in Washington, D.C., as a CN intern during the summer prior to her senior year of college. She is currently the Collegiate Network fellow at USA TODAY. You can follow Morgan on Twitter at @mchalfant16.

Articles From Morgan

25-year-old Jon Hamm appears on dating show

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You know Jon Hamm best from his role on the hit AMC television show “Mad Men,” but someone has unearthed much earlier footage of the actor. On Thursday, Lighthearted Entertainment posted a 1996 video of the 25-year-old star on “The Big Date” dating game show to YouTube.

If you’re owed money for a March Madness office pool, there’s a Manny Pacquiao for that


With March Madness nearing its final two games, Jimmy Kimmel has just the product to help you collect your winnings if you happen to win the coveted office pool prize money: Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao.

Reporters literally blown away by Canadian wind


The United States isn’t the only country that experienced extreme weather over the winter season. These two weather reporters confronted 100 miles-per-hour winds in Canada on March 26th, reports Business Insider.

Redneck Tampa driver gets road rage, crashes

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Note to angry drivers: think before you succumb to a bout of road rage, as one angry Tampa, Fla., driver experienced what the victim of his rude taunting labeled, “instant karma.”

Nun shocks with stellar performance on ‘The Voice of Italy’


This week, a Catholic nun took the stage during the blind audition round on “The Voice of Italy” to perform her spectacular rendition of Alicia Keys’ “No One.”

Jimmy Fallon duets with Billy Joel on ‘The Tonight Show’

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On Thursday’s episode of “The Tonight Show,” Jimmy Fallon invited music legend Billy Joel to his guest’s seat not only to talk, but also to sing.

Jimmy Kimmel shows how little Americans know about Ukraine

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Jimmy Kimmel exposed the stupidity of some Americans once again with the “Confusion Question of the Day” on his show Thursday night.

Kimmel pranks SXSW fans by making up fake bands

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Excitement at the annual music festival SXSW runs rampant through the streets of Austin as fans are treated to music from mainstream and new artists alike. And funny man Jimmy Kimmel decided to take advantage of the hyped atmosphere, asking attendees their thoughts on some new, hot and fictional bands playing.

Fallon unveils his own parody of “First Kiss”

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Jimmy Fallon jumped on the “First Kiss” parody bandwagon on “The Tonight Show” Thursday. Using puppies and kittens, the comedian directed his own interpretation of  Tatia Pilieva’s short film in which 20 strangers are paired up to kiss one another for the first time.

‘Girls’ star, SNL liability Lena Dunham says she might quit acting

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In a recent interview for her photo shoot with Glamour magazine, the star of the HBO hit revealed, “I don’t know if I’m going to want to act anymore.”

Actors, filmmakers discuss “closet conservatism” of Hollywood at CPAC

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Several accomplished Hollywood conservatives like producers John Sullivan and Dinesh D’Souza discussed the presence of the right in the entertainment industry at the 2014 Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday. Beginning with a panel led by Sullivan, who is known for his film 2016: Obama’s America, the filmmakers and stars spotlighted recent and forthcoming films that synthesize conservative ideals and artful production — even though conservatism is often hidden in the movie industry.

Seth Rogen knocks Senator for skipping his speech on Alzheimer’s

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Actor Seth Rogen took to Twitter Wednesday to express his disappointment that so few United States Senators listened to him deliver testimony on the need for additional research on Alzheimer’s disease.

[WATCH] Jimmy Fallon and LeBron James play wastepaper hoops

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Jimmy Fallon fought off boredom by channeling the 80′s on Thursday’s “The Tonight Show.” The comedian enlisted the help of NBA star LeBron James to showcase his “wastepaper basketball” skills while rapping to the tune of Kurtis Blow’s 1984 slam-dunk hit “Basketball.”

Uber launches campaign on college campuses to win week of free rides

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If you’re a college student, this could be a chance to do your school and peers a favor. The ride-sharing service Uber is presenting a money-saving opportunity on select campuses, and all it requires is spreading the word.

French design company creates typeface mimicking the human face

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Talk about bringing words to life! Kerozen, a French graphic design studio, has developed a new typeface that actually replicates human skin.

[WATCH] Tom Hanks, Matt Damon read “mean tweets” on Kimmel

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Just in case you need a reminder to keep those nasty thoughts to yourself, Jimmy Kimmel has put together yet another installment of “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets,” in which select famous people read aloud terrible things that people have written about them on Twitter.

Katy Perry becomes first Twitter user to reach 50 million followers

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Katy Perry has officially made Twitter history, becoming the first Twitter user to reach 50 million followers this week.

[WATCH] Jimmy Kimmel and Alison Brie dramatize Craigslist’s ‘Missed Connections’

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Jimmy Kimmel really put the spotlight on the Craigslist’s Missed Connections page, a tool that allows people to post messages to get ahold of others they don’t have contact information for, Thursday night.

Love the smell of pizza? Now you can smell like it!

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This perfume takes the notion that “you are what you eat” to a whole new level.

[WATCH] Before the Super Bowl kicks off, another ‘Bad Lip Reading’ to entertain you


“Another Super Bowl, another Bad Lip Reading,” the YouTube post declares. This year’s mashup of clips features some of football’s best — New England’s quarterback Tom Brady, San Francisco’s head coach Jim Harbaugh and even Denver’s quarterback Peyton Manning — dubbed with what they look like they’re saying.