Jack Mirkinson
jackmirkinson
Deputy Editor, Splinter
9/16/19
4:48 PM
2

noovie is SO depressing my god — give me my stupid movie trivia and actor word scrambles back!!!!

9/16/19
3:19 PM
8

it really makes me mad because the previews used to be one of the best parts about going to the movies and now they’re just becoming another thing that makes you feel like you’re being fleeced

9/13/19
10:40 AM
21

can very confidently say Birth of a Nation should have had its time reduced to roughly zero minutes long

9/12/19
2:39 PM
13

oh god the main thing i remember from watching return of the king (aside from the fact that they subsequently tore down the theater where i saw it and replaced it with an old folks’ home and that i didn’t like the movie that much) was sitting there being like THIS MOVIE IS SO LONG

9/10/19
10:02 AM
136

do NOT make the mistake i did for this post and look up “black rod” on twitter while at work

9/4/19
1:21 PM
19

I would love to think that members of Congress would do that, but I think that, with some minor exceptions, they would probably do a lot of “you have been violating norms, SIR” and mention emoluments a lot 

9/3/19
5:48 PM
27

We’ll see! Brexit is a culture war issue now, and Johnson is banking on being able to pull a very Trump-like “elites trying to steal your Brexit dream” move and get just enough people to back him. It could definitely work.

8/28/19
5:20 PM
16

The convention is that she basically has to do whatever the government of the day tells her to do, and she has always stuck to that convention very, very rigidly. She is very loyal to the notion that the legitimacy of the monarchy would be damaged if she did anything else.