Tim Mulkerin
Tim Mulkerin

Tim Mulkerin is a staff writer for Mic. You can reach him at tim@mic.com.

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The most wholesome internet trolls ever are reclaiming racist subreddits one by one

/r/JewWatch is now dedicated to pictures of Judaism-themed timepieces.

Sept. 16, 2017

Harassment experts: The latest ‘Overwatch’ developer update was an uninformed, incoherent mess

'Overwatch' game director Jeff Kaplan finally released a video laying out the team’s ongoing efforts to curb its toxicity issues. It didn't inspire much confidence.
Sept. 14, 2017

One of 2017's biggest video games has official scented candles — and we have no idea why

“It smells like a nursing home I worked in one summer.”
Sept. 12, 2017

PewDiePie posts apology video for using racial slur in YouTube livestream: “I’m just an idiot”

"I’m just an idiot. But that doesn’t make what I said or how I said it OK. It was not OK."
Sept. 11, 2017

A defense of PewDiePie’s racial slur backfired and became a darkly funny meme

“Hey, can people stop freaking out over PewDiePie saying the N-word in a heated gaming moment?”
Sept. 11, 2017

The best looks at DragCon weren’t from the 'Drag Race' queens — they came from the attendees

Sometimes a bundle of zip ties, Starbucks cups, acrylic paint and hot glue are all it takes to look red carpet ready.

Sept. 10, 2017

Video emerges showing popular YouTuber Pewdiepie using a racial slur while streaming a game

Disgruntled fans are discussing the moment using the hashtag #PewDiePieIsOverParty.
Sept. 6, 2017

Who is Parks Denton? Inside the catfishing scandal that rocked Gay Twitter to its core

“@ParksDenton your profile pic is actually my friend. That’s hella creepy, stop.”
Sept. 5, 2017

How knives helped me hack my OCD brain and eliminate my greatest fear

I constantly envisioned vivid, horrifying scenarios about murdering my friends and family. Then my therapist entered the room with an armful of kitchen knives.
Sept. 1, 2017

Tinder Gold turned my swiping experience into a nearly endless buffet of dudes

It's a semi-creepy look behind the curtain — and it'll cost you.
Aug. 29, 2017

This right-wing tweet about gender roles completely backfired — and became a hilarious meme

This right-wing tweet about gender roles in the midst of Tropical Storm Harvey backfired — and became a huge meme.

Aug. 25, 2017

An ode to Claire Temple, the best thing about the Marvel-Netflix universe

Rosario Dawson's nurse character may not be a lead in Marvel's streaming shows, but she's definitely one of the most enjoyable.
Aug. 24, 2017

The “Fellas, Is It Gay” meme brilliantly skewers our “no homo” culture

The emerging “Fellas, Is It Gay” meme is a hilarious send-up of our culture’s toxic masculinity and underlying homophobia.
Aug. 22, 2017

We need to talk about LGBT stereotypes in games — because this is a big step backward

'Smite''s "Fabulous" skin for Chiron is how not to do LGBTQ inclusion, folks.
Aug. 18, 2017

‘Uncharted: Lost Legacy’ has a hilarious, bizarre, highly addictive photo mode

At any time during 'The Lost Legacy,' you can freeze the scene and take hilarious photos.
Aug. 18, 2017

The next 'Overwatch' console patch will finally allow players to report abuse and harassment  

Finally, a way to deal with abuse and harassment is coming. For real this time.

Aug. 17, 2017

'Overwatch' fans will get to see a new map and animated short at Gamescom next week

Blizzard might unveil the rumored new "Junkertown" map at Gamescom.
Aug. 16, 2017

PewDiePie says he’ll stop making Nazi jokes after the violent events in Charlottesville, Virginia

Given PewDiePie's apparent fondness for right-wing politics, it's not clear whether it'll stick.
Aug. 16, 2017

Are the new 'Overwatch' Summer Game Skins fun in the sun, or burnt to a crisp? The Multiplayer staff weighs in.

Join us as we toot or boot every new 'Overwatch' Summer Games skin.
Aug. 16, 2017

This new video game for dog lovers is all about avoiding people at a party and petting pups instead

As if that was any different from our everyday reality.