Tricia Crimmins

Tricia Crimmins is the IRL staff writer at the Daily Dot. She is also a New York-based comedian and an adjunct professor at Columbia University's Graduate School of Journalism. Previously, she has written for Mashable, Complex Networks, and Moment magazine. She can be found on Twitter at @TriciaCrimmins.

Internet dubs Israel's latest attack on Gaza 'Flour Massacre'

‘Flour Massacre’: IDF attack on Palestinians at aid trucks draws outrage, condemnation

At least 100 Palestinians are dead.

On Feb 29, 2024 by Tricia Crimmins

Rep. Lauren Boebert's son made sex tape with a minor, affidavit shows

‘What a moron’: Lauren Boebert’s son allegedly wore hoodie from mom’s bar while using stolen debit card, filmed himself with minor

Boebert's son was arrested this week.

On Feb 29, 2024 by Tricia Crimmins

Gab app(l), Upload complete on computer(r)

Gab CEO unintentionally institutes brilliant solution to crack down on site’s antisemitic memes

Will users pay to post horrible things?

On Feb 28, 2024 by Tricia Crimmins

Aaron Bushnell(l), Faceless person in hoodie on laptop(r)

Reddit posts highlight Aaron Bushnell’s support for Palestine—don’t show he called for death to all Jews

The veracity of the specific Reddit post is in question.

On Feb 28, 2024 by Tricia Crimmins

Michigan flag behind hand putting ballot in box(l), Someone holding israeli flag(r)

Pro-Israel PAC stews over massive Michigan ‘uncommitted’ vote after running ads against it

It's calling the success a media-created narrative.

On Feb 28, 2024 by Tricia Crimmins

ThatGlowUpGal is offering makeover advice without consent

A TikToker is pushing makeover advice on people who haven’t asked for it

The account has come under fire after being exposed by another TikToker.

On Feb 28, 2024 by Tricia Crimmins

Middle age man wearing doctor uniform depressed and worry for distress, crying angry and afraid. sad expression.

White people now afraid to go to the doctor after Ben Shapiro frets about DEI in medicine

Shapiro cited a couple grad students and one surgeon out of the millions of healthcare professionals.

On Feb 27, 2024 by Tricia Crimmins

Ron DeSantis(l), Ballot(r)

DeSantis diehards push supporters to keep voting for him in primary—banking on ‘shadow’ campaign being real

Some see hope, somehow.

On Feb 27, 2024 by Tricia Crimmins

Vote Ceasefire continues primary campaign in Washington State

‘Vote Ceasefire’ spreads to Washington primary as Dems push write-in campaign over Biden’s response to Israel-Hamas war

Washington is the campaign's second state.

On Feb 26, 2024 by Tricia Crimmins

Oklahoma Superintendent Ryan Walters releases statement on Nex Benedict's death and states on X 'I won’t back down to woke mobs.'

Oklahoma Ryan Walters says ‘despicable’ media ‘lied’ about death of Nex Benedict in first comments

Walters also called the death a tragedy.

On Feb 26, 2024 by Tricia Crimmins

Air Force soldier who set himself on fire's final Facebook post

‘What would I do during slavery?’: Soldier who self-immolated at Israeli embassy decried inaction in the face of ‘genocide’ in final post

'Many of us like to ask ourselves, 'What would I do if I was alive during slavery?' ... The answer is, you’re doing it. Right now.

On Feb 26, 2024 by Tricia Crimmins

Democrats are dreaming up their own sneakers in response to Trump's

Democrats dream up AI-generated Hypebeast Biden sneaker to counter Trump’s sold-out kicks

They're definitely Dem-coded.

On Feb 22, 2024 by Tricia Crimmins

Old RFK Jr. tweet congratulating ex-gay man on marriage resurfaces

RFK Jr.’s ‘she ungayed you’ congrats to comedian’s prank marriage resurfaces—thanks to Joe Rogan


On Feb 22, 2024 by Tricia Crimmins

Narratives surrounding Nex Benedict death swirl online as family opens own investigation

Online speculation swirls as family of Nex Benedict’s family pledges independent investigation in wake of police statement

Police are being accused of a cover up, as those on the right blame her for starting the fight.

On Feb 22, 2024 by Tricia Crimmins

Woman showing off peace fingers with graphic background

‘The ultimate FAFO!’: Libs of TikTok is outing people sending her death threats—and reveling in their dismay

Libs of TikTok has faced significant backlash this week.

On Feb 21, 2024 by Tricia Crimmins