Tim Mulkerin
Tim Mulkerin

Tim Mulkerin is a reporter for Mic.

Nov. 17, 2017

‘Star Wars: Battlefront 2’ fans stood up to Electronic Arts and won — but will it last?

Following an unprecedented fan backlash, EA is making huge changes to 'Star Wars: Battlefront 2.'

Nov. 17, 2017

That ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ teaser is resurfacing questions about Johnny Depp

In 2016, troubling assault allegations surfaced about Johnny Depp. Why hasn't he been held to the same standard as other Hollywood heavyweights?
Nov. 16, 2017

Scientists are testing an elixir of life based on the genetic mutations of Amish people

A certain percentage of the Old Order Amish living in rural Indiana have a genetic mutation that “appears to protect against multiple aspects of biological aging.”
Nov. 15, 2017

Here’s what it’s like to win HQ Trivia, the iPhone trivia game show taking over the internet

"I’ve been working with one of my coworkers for a year and a half, and the first time he ever hugged me was when we won."
Nov. 15, 2017

Trixie and Katya take down 2017's most controversial figures — and defend a few, too

From Harvey Weinstein to Kellyanne Conway, these two queens had plenty of choice words for the year's most problematic figures.
Nov. 14, 2017

Trixie and Katya had to perform out of drag on their Viceland show. It wasn’t easy.

These 'RuPaul's Drag Race' contestants say performing in drag is "disgusting," but it's much better than the alternative — presenting as boys.

Nov. 13, 2017

Here’s why everyone is pissed about the new ‘Star Wars Battlefront 2’ game

EA's official response to fans is now the most downvoted Reddit comment of all time.
Nov. 13, 2017

The Jake Paul/Martinez Twins YouTube bullying scandal, explained

Paul, who once climbed a KTLA news van mid-interview, has asked the Martinez Twins to "stop being immature."
Nov. 7, 2017

‘Overwatch’ fans think it looks like Moira shoots magic pee from her hands

Two aspects of the 'Overwatch' visual language have overlapped to create something decidedly urinary.
Nov. 6, 2017

As the ‘Overwatch’ Moira release looms, some fans hope for a transgender hero

Moira's David Bowie-inspired look has some 'Overwatch' fans crossing their fingers.
Nov. 3, 2017

Snapchat just released a bird with arms character — and these Redditors are thrilled

Who could've predicted a little bird with arms could mean so much to so many people?

Nov. 3, 2017

People are already having a blast with iPhone X’s animated emojis that scan your face

This is the feature people are obsessed with.
Nov. 3, 2017

Why are Americans still so afraid of the flu vaccine?

You can't get the flu from the vaccine, and other myths busted.
Nov. 1, 2017

Stressed? Taking a fitness class is way better than going to the gym alone.

Drop your phone and go to a spin class, you anxious mess.
Oct. 31, 2017

Here’s why Apple has a secret folder of photos of your cats

Every time you snap a photo of Mittens, your iPhone sorts it into a special folder labeled "cats." Once he grows up, it might go into "adult cats." Yes, really.
Oct. 30, 2017

Scientists found a hot, Jupiter-like planet with “sunscreen snowfall”

Better bottle up some of that snow. You're gonna need it. Kepler-13Ab's temperature is 5,000 degrees Fahrenheit.

Oct. 30, 2017

Having a childhood dog may have prevented you from developing asthma and eczema

Yeah, dogs are smelly and drooly, but exposure to all that gunk seems to have some positive health effects.
Oct. 26, 2017

Can’t think of a Halloween costume? Let artificial intelligence do it for you.

Tag yourself in this amazing list of artificial intelligence-generated Halloween costumes. I'm "Petty Fairy."
Oct. 26, 2017

This ‘Stranger Things’ tool uses AI to make custom art just for you — and it’s a little creepy

Waste a few minutes at work today by 'Stranger Things'-ifying goofy pictures of your co-workers. We won't tell.