triciacrimmins

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.

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TikTok video showing male driver caption 'ATTENTION LADIES' (l) TikTok woman's purse in lap caption 'ATTENTION LADIES' 'Today i experienced the scariest thing living in Dallas Texas using a supposed professional driver. In this world we live in as a woman we cannot reject a man because it usually results in us dying or getting seriously hurt. So today I had to uncomfortably go with the flow. HE HAD ME LOCKED IN HIS CAR I tried to get his face the best I could' (c) TikTok of male driver caption 'ATTENTION LADIES' (r)

‘I knew your heart was beating FAST’: Driver asks woman if her can give her oral sex, she uncomfortably ‘goes with the flow’ to avoid escalating situation

'It might not have been the right words to y'all, but I felt like it got me out the car.'

On Sep 29, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

person in sweater shrugging, texas/lgbtq+ flag background, 'Black Trans Texas Connection' logo in front

This organization says it helps Black trans people in need. Activists are doubtful

Black Trans Texas Connection is known for doxing anyone who questions its mission.

On Sep 29, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

woman drags herself through plane aisle tiktok

‘When you’ve gotta go, you’ve gotta go’: Wheelchair user has to push herself on her hands down airplane aisle to use bathroom

A petition to make accommodations mandatory has over 12,000 signatures.

On Sep 28, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

creator calls out straight women who use tiktok sounds to call men gay tiktok

TikToker calls out those ‘fruity’ audios for their veiled homophobia

The audio is the latest TikTok sound that categorizes different behaviors displayed by men as feminine or gay.

On Sep 28, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

Domino's pizza police station delivery

‘I could have a bomb, and these people would have no f*cking clue’: Domino’s worker gets ghosted while trying to deliver to police station

'Girl why would you say that out LOUD!!!'

On Sep 26, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

partner shares respecting boundaries with binders tiktok

‘Be better’: Transphobic TikTok trend about binders faces a slew of callout videos

TikTokers are coming together to call out a transphobic trend about binders.

On Sep 21, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

woman resells marshalls products on amazon tiktok

‘No wonder some Amazon skincare products are sketchy’: Woman shares how she profits from selling Marshalls merchandise on Amazon

'Never buying skincare from amazon again.'

On Sep 15, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

man speaking in front of concrete wall caption 'The Chinese Restaurant 3.5 star rule' (l) man speaking in front of concrete wall with image of Shanghai Dumpling House reviews with 3.5 stars (c) Man speaking in front of concrete wall (r)

‘I want them to ignore me’: Man shares his hack to find the best Chinese food in America

'Look for restaurants with 3.5 stars.'

On Sep 15, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

Woman raped by barbershop owner tiktok

‘I need justice’: Woman says she was raped by barbershop owner

'I felt hopeless.'

On Sep 14, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

woman standing on porch outside caption 'Anyone else always need to improvise when going to a professional event? I have no adult clothes help' (l) woman standing on porch holding hand on stomach caption 'Anyone else always need to improvise when going to a professional event? I have no adult clothes help' (c) woman standing on porch lifting shirt to reveal cutout pants on caption 'Anyone else always need to improvise when going to a professional event? I have no adult clothes help' (r)

‘PLEASE I WORE THESE TO MY GRANDMOTHERS FUNERAL’: Candidate has no ‘adult clothes.’ So she wears pants with cutouts to job interview

'Just a little extra razzle dazzle.'

On Sep 14, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

woman in bathroom yelling with caption 'Someone help her omg'

TikTokers call out those using Gabbie Hanna TikTok sounds

Some TikTokers have expressed that using the sound is at Hanna’s expense. 

On Sep 14, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

family goes to waterpark after brother died tiktok

‘It’s OK to laugh’: Woman says her family went on a non-refundable waterpark trip after her brother unexpectedly died

'Dark humor is my favorite coping mechanism.'

On Sep 13, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

woman (l) two women at bar (c) bartender pouring alcohol (r) with caption 'When you order a margarita pitcher & realize the bartender is heavy handed asf'

‘This is why we can’t have nice things’: Bartender says viral video of her pouring drinks ‘heavy-handed’ got her fired

'I wish people would stop filming service workers.'

On Sep 12, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

woman replaced in three hours after leaving corporate job tiktok

‘You are always dispensable’: Woman says that after she left her job, she was replaced in 3 hours

'No job is ever worth our health, ever.'

On Sep 12, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins

young woman with caption 'me and my 4 bestfriends having a sleepover' (l) black background with caption 'we sit and talk about our long distance boyfriends who we all met on the same social media site' (c) young woman with caption '*Realizes our bestfriend has been catfishing all of us for over a year*' (r)

‘Sucked so bad’: Girl catfished four of her friends, pretended to be long-distance boyfriends

'Everyone was catfishing like no other cause it was easy back then.'

On Sep 8, 2022 by Tricia Crimmins