Jack Mirkinson
Deputy Editor, Splinter

Sometimes.....the internet just really, like, goes places. So it was today after a series of events led me to type

Wondering if we live in dark times? Well, here’s a headline: “Matt Lauer, TikTok star? Fired ‘Today’ anchor resurfaces in goofy-dad videos.” Sigh. Read more

In the “this makes a lot of sense” department, from an SF Chronicle story about an upcoming Gwyneth Paltrow Goop event: “The day will close with a fireside chat between Paltrow and spiritual leader, author and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson.” Count me in! Read more

This just in: Elizabeth Warren raised $24.6 million in the latest fundraising quarter. That puts her just behind Bernie Sanders, who raised $25.3 million, and way ahead of Joe Biden, who raised $15.2 million. What do i have to say about this? It’s all a lot of money. Read more