Joseph Milord

Joseph is a Senior Writer, Editor and early member of the Elite Daily team. He studied Journalism and Media Studies at Rutgers University and will probably call Jersey home forever.

Recent Articles

The U.S. Women's Cross-Country Skiing Team Won The Gold & The Vid Is Epic

When Team USA's Jessie Diggins came down the final hill during the ladies team sprint in cross-country skiing, she was in third place, with the end of the race not too far away. Shortly after Diggins did cross the finished line, however, she fell to …
By Joseph Milord

The U.S. Women's Bobseld Team Took Home The Silver Medal & Twitter Is Proud

On Wednesday, Feb. 21, Team USA's duo of Elana Meyers-Taylor and Lauren Gibbs won silver in the two-woman bobsled event at the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Meyers-Taylor and Gibbs' performance now means that American have medaled in t…
By Joseph Milord

This Teen Set A World Record During Her Short Program & The Vid Is Astonishing

On Wednesday, Feb. 21, 18-year-old Russian figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva set a world record and took the lead in the women's short program at the 2018 Winter Olympics. Shortly after, her 15-year-old teammate Alina Zagitova did one better. The video…
By Joseph Milord

Karen Chen's Short Program Song Is As Sophisticated As It Gets

On Wednesday, Feb. 21, (Tuesday night in the U.S.) the short program portion of the women's individual figure skating competition will begin at the Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea. That means it's finally time for the Olympic debut of Karen …
By Joseph Milord

It's Easy To Guess The Worth Of A Gold Medal, Until Someone Wins It

For many athletes at the 2018 Winter Games in PyeongChang, an Olympic medal may well be priceless. After all, winning a medal is the product of the literally blood, sweat, and tears that athletes typically shed during their years-long journey to an O…
By Joseph Milord

Virtue & Moir's Gold Medal-Winning Free Dance Is So Dramatic & You Need To See It

On Tuesday, Feb. 20, Canadian duo Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir became the most decorated ice dance team in Olympic history. During the free dance portion of the ice dance competition — one of five figure skating events at the PyeongChang Olympics in S…
By Joseph Milord

Nathan Chen Had The Biggest Skate Of His Life & You Should See It

On Saturday, Feb. 17 in PyeongChang, South Korea (Friday night in the United States), Nathan Chen performed his free skate at the 2018 Winter Olympics. This was his second and final skate in the individual men's competition as the 18-year-old made hi…
By Joseph Milord

Johnny Weir & Tara Lipinski's Google Commercial Features A K-Pop Hit You'll Love

If you've watched enough coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics, you've probably noticed that figure skating commentators Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir are featured in a lot of Google commercials. And if you've really, really been paying attention, you…
By Joseph Milord

Yuzuru Hanyu's Short Program Ended With An Adorable Surprise, Thanks To Fans

On Friday, Feb. 16, Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu performed a mesmerizing short program that launched him into the lead of the men's individual competition at the Winter Olympics. The showing featured literal twists and turns, and there were ev…
By Joseph Milord

People Are Calling Out Tomi Lahren's Misguided Tweet About The Parkland Shooting

After a mass shooting in Parkland, Florida resulted in the death of at least 17 students and teachers, Fox News commentator Tomi Lahren echoed multiple arguments that are often used in response to those who call for gun control after similar tragedie…
By Joseph Milord

Donald Trump's Florida School Shooting Speech Missed One Major Point

A day after a shooting at a high school in South Florida claimed the lives of over a dozen students and teachers, President Donald Trump delivered an address on the school shooting that kept focus on consoling families and the subject of mental healt…
By Joseph Milord

The Vid Of The German Pair Skating Before Getting The Gold Will Make Your Jaw Drop

After their record-breaking, gold medal-winning performance in PyeongChang, German ice skating duo Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot fell to the floor, faces full of both exhaustion and satisfaction, embracing while their bodies lay on the ice. It wa…
By Joseph Milord

Alexa & Chris Knierim's Free Skate Song Is Beautifully Haunting

On Wednesday, Feb. 14, Team USA figure skating duo Alexa and Chris Knierim performed a routine to the tune of Moulin Rouge's "Come What May" during the "short program" portion of pairs competition at the PyeongChang Olympics. A day later, the married…
By Joseph Milord

Trump's Lawyer Admits He Paid A Pornstar $130,000, & Yes You Read That Correctly

On Tuesday, Feb. 13, President Donald Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen, claimed that he paid Stormy Daniels (legal name Stephanie Clifford), an adult film star, $130,000 in October 2016, a week before the presidential election, as reported by the New Yo…
By Joseph Milord

Barack Obama Tweeted About Michelle On Valentine's Day & It'll Make You Swoon

Just like every other millennial couple you know, Barack and Michelle Obama are piling on the social media PDA on Valentine's Day. The former president and first lady dedicated Twitter posts to each other on Wednesday, Feb. 14. Barack Obama's Valenti…
By Joseph Milord

The Winter Olympics Ski Jump Is A Battleground For Gender Equality

Let's face it: The Winter Olympics features lots of sports we're not used to watching on a weekly (or even monthly) basis. That means broadcasts of the various competitions in PyeongChang, South Korea, are likely to prompt questions over the next two…
By Joseph Milord

Trump Won't Publicly Denounce Domestic Violence & It's Causing A Big Controversy

On Wednesday, Feb. 7, White House staff secretary Rob Porters announced that he would resign. The departure was prompted by two ex-wives of Porter going public with claims of domestic abuse against him, with one former spouse sharing photos of damage…
By Joseph Milord

Shaun White's Epic Comeback At The Olympics Continued With This Halfpipe Run

Snowboarder Shaun White is making an epic comeback at the PyeongChang Olympics, looking poised to bounce back from a huge disappointment four years prior. After winning gold in the men's halfpipe final at both the 2006 Torino Games and the 2010 Vanco…
By Joseph Milord

Otto Warmbier's Father Shares A Heartbreaking Moment With North Korean Defector

At the PyeongChang Olympics opening ceremony, Vice President Mike Pence was photographed just feet away from Kim Yo Jong, the younger sister of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un. Just hours before, however, the vice president was in a totally differe…
By Joseph Milord

Here's Who Sang That Epic Performance Of "Imagine" At The Olympics Opening Ceremony

During the PyeongChang Olympics' opening event, viewers were treated to a performance of John Lennon's classic song, "Imagine." The rendition wasn't performed by a single musician, however. So, who sang "Imagine" at the 2018 Olympics opening ceremony…
By Joseph Milord