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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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woman speaking in front of green walls with caption 'my husband is told we're not gonna be able to see you today' (l) nurse speaking to family at urgent care (c) woman speaking in front of green walls with caption 'why isn't he deemed an emergency' (r)

‘Everybody feels really uncomfortable’: Woman says urgent care turned her son away after family waited 3 hours because she ‘pulled the race card’

'We are the only Black people there. And we're the only ones they're saying they can't see.'

On Feb 1, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

Screenshots from a TikTok showing a woman exercising. There is a text overlay that says she worked out despite the house being 'a disaster.'

TikTok dad reinforces separate spheres ideology in his video ‘praising’ his wife

It’s a very gendered TikTok.

On Feb 1, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘This madness will end’: Trump boasts about enacting a ‘two genders’ law if elected

He falsely claims that 'the radical left' invented transgender people.

On Jan 31, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘Lose weight to end racism’: Apple Watch criticized for launching fitness Unity challenge to celebrate Black History Month

The prompt was mocked across the internet.

On Jan 31, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

woman dancing at pole with high heels on with spider web overlay

‘An immense loss’: Stripper Web, a popular forum for adult entertainers, shutters after 20 years

'That site was literally worth its weight in gold.'

On Jan 26, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘Not a joke’: Notes in woman’s Shein order say she is ‘going to die’ in dress

'Definitely disappointed, Shein.'

On Jan 26, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

woman speaking with caption 'How Are Romani Women Fetishized?' TikTok (l) Minecraft player with sky (c) man speaking into microphone TikTok

‘Literally any footage of humans’: Corecore is the existential meme trend no one asked for

‘That funny feeling Bo Burnham was talking about.'

On Jan 26, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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Manifestation TikToks are modern day chain mail

TikToks misleading teens into thinking that the way the world works is based on TikTok audios is harmful.

On Jan 25, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘What about all the Christmas wreaths?’: Tenant says apartment management told him to remove Lunar New Year decorations

'I'm not backing down.'

On Jan 24, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

former Google employee speaking with caption 'Not only did they violate their contracts' (l) Google building with sign (c) former Google employee speaking with caption 'But what they were doing was telling me I'm underperforming' (r)

EXCLUSIVE: Google software engineer on medical leave laid off after enduring psychological abuse from managers

'Traumatized is an understatement.'

On Jan 20, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

person speaking with hand up to mouth on train with caption 'um and someone fully like saw us going past and yelled out from his car cripple' (l) people speaking with caption 'so we just got Hate Crimed and I'm really excited about it' (c) person speaking on train with caption 'and like we're both just really chopped that it's finally happened' (r)

‘Thoughtless and ignorant’: Wheelchair user excited about ‘hate crime’ faces backlash

'We just got hate crimed and I'm really excited about it.'

On Jan 18, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

woman at gym with caption 'Gabe it's fine, give it a go' (l) man at gym with caption 'Are you sure this exercise is for men?' (c) woman laughing and recoding in gym (r)

There’s yet another homophobic audio trending on TikTok

Every couple months, a new homophobic audio pops up on TikTok.

On Jan 18, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

woman speaking in car with caption 'to prove that she was lying about having terminal bone cancer' (l) John Green the Fault In Our Stars book in front of greenery (c) woman speaking in car with caption 'I'm realizing that almost identical to the story plot of my wife's life' (r)

‘My jaw is on the floor’: Woman reveals ex-wife used the plot of ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ to lie about terminal cancer

The TikTok had quite the twist.

On Jan 11, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

woman with caption 'Thinking about that one time I didn't read the fine print on my headshots contract and my photographer sold my pics to stock photo websites' (l) book in Kindle Store 'His Big Childhood Sweetheart' (c) woman with caption 'Thinking about that one time I didn't read the fine print on my headshots contract and my photographer sold my pics to stock photo websites' (r)

‘Always read the fine print’: Woman says photographer used her headshots for erotic novel cover

'Every few years or so, people send me ads with my face.'

On Jan 11, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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TikTok’s ‘death row meal’ trend is in poor taste

Creators have called for changing the phrasing of the trend.

On Jan 11, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins