Jack Crosbie
Contributing Writer, Splinter
Oct 9

That’s my take as well, Jack. She used screenshotted, which just sounded awkward as hell to me.

Sep 30

OK, be honest, if he left the comment here, would you ungrey him?

Sep 10

Yeah, but in defense of the AUMF, who could have predicted that the US invading Afghanistan would lead to a military superpower being sucked into an unwinnable quagmire that drags on for decades?

Aug 27

I’m also keenly aware of the division between the Times’s opinion desk and newsroom; which is why I will take great pains to never read the latter or allow my colleagues’ work to alter my opinions or worldview in any way.

Aug 9

We need to start a cultural push. Think anti-smoking ads, but with stats pertaining to the public health threat of guns.

Aug 7

I was “a little jumpy” when I came back from Afghanistan as a news reporter myself and I’ve never seen my own feelings expressed in so few words. I couldn’t go back to my desk next to the huge windows that overlooked a parking lot because you know what that flying glass will do to me? Well, let me tell you EXACTLY. Read more

Aug 7

I had a similar experience myself two years ago in Penn Station, in April 2017. It was a Friday evening, and the trains to Jersey were backed up, so there were more people in the station than usual. I was just finished grabbing a slice near the Krispy Kreme when I see a mass of panicked people scrambling and screaming Read more

Aug 5

Those who sympathize with the white nationalist ideology but who deplore the violence should work closely with law enforcement to see that fellow travelers who may be prone to violence do not have access to firearms like semiautomatic assault-style weapons that are massively destructive. Read more

Aug 1 2019

I love that the ads I’m seeing on this page are for Truly

Aug 1 2019

The only people who drink White Claw in my area are hipsters, yuppies, and middle-aged parents extolling the virtues of the beverage being “healthier than beer.”

In short, groups of people already known for offering unsolicited advice to others in inappropriate settings (such as at my favorite sports bar), who now WILL Read more

Jul 31 2019

Timothy Olyphant would be the only reason I’d watch! He wouldn’t even have to talk — just stand there and smile.

Jul 19 2019

Stay safe people. Because of some medical nonsense I’m hiding in a basement until the temperatures get a little cooler. Especially if you’re younger it’s easy to dismiss but heat can really mess with you. Before I got sick I worked on pools, and I worked some days that were definitely not safe for outdoor workers (my Read more