Our friends at Kotaku UK have written a colorful chronicle of the exploits of anti-violent-gaming crusader Jack Thompson. Well worth a read.
We recently reported that violent video game critic Jack Thompson asked Best Buy in October to not sell M-rated games. He actually wants them to not sell them to kids, asserting that "Some of these 'Mature' games, in addition to containing adult levels of violence, also contain sexual, pornographic material, so much…
Over the weekend, two men sent me two very different messages regarding last Friday's massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School.
An effort to impose fines and even jail time for selling mature games to underage kids has reached Rhode Island's legislature. "The bill won't survive a court challenge, nor should it," says a certain disbarred Florida lawyer.
Not sure what's worse - the subject matter, its narration, or the fact that it is five whopping minutes of nonstop punishment. This is going to hurt you more than it hurts me.
In this episode of Penn & Teller's Bullshit!, the comedy duo take on "the video game industry's worst nightmare" Jack Thompson, and hand a 9-year-old boy an AR-15 rifle to see if anyone dies.
This trailer for Penn & Teller: Bullshit - an unabashedly biased take on the talking points of various agenda pushers - puts our favorite disbarred lawyer in the crosshairs in the upcoming season.
If I ever go to prison, I want this modder on the outside. That, gang, is a PlayStation 2 inside Jack Thompson's page-turning tribute to himself. And yes, GTA III was the first game played.
Remember that bill Jack Thompson's banking his post-lawyer career on? It passed by a landslide in Utah's House of Representatives.
The Business and Labor Committee of the Utah House of Representatives passed a law authored by ex-Miami-attorney, Jack Thompson. I guess you can still have a career after being disbarred.
A Chinese gamer swallows razor blades in a suicide attempt, Daniel Petric shoots his mom and Brandon Crisp runs away from home – anyone see a pattern here?
When we last left our intrepid Florida anti-gaming attorney, he was not only being permanently disbarred, but was also ordered to reimburse legal fees to the bar to the tune of some $43,675.35. Well never let it be said that Jack Thompson was a man who didn't pay his dues. Here's an email regarding the payment, since…
Miami attorney... sorry, former Miami attorney John B. "Jack" Thompson, was officially disbarred over the weekend. Florida judge Dava Tunis recommended permanent disbarment for the attention seeking lawyer on September 25th, a change reflected on the Florida Bar's official web site, which notes that he is "not…
Controversial anti-gaming attorney Jack Thompson will not seek to have a motion for a rehearing filed on his behalf with the Supreme Court of Florida. Rather Thompson says that he will seek to have the federal courts intervene on the ruling that would disbar him for life. "I will focus on the federal suit and will…
Over the weekend we ran a Letter to the Editor from former Entertainment Software Association president Doug Lowenstein. In it, Lowenstein takes game journalists to task for giving Thompson a soap box to stand on and, to some degree, says the media helped create Thompson. He then says that instead of celebrating the…