What? Enhanced disbarment?!? NOOOOOOOOOO!!! The Florida Bar asked for an "enhanced disbarment" in the disciplinary hearing of [games industry litigation showboat attorney and Fox News idol] Jack Thompson, held earlier this afternoon. The recommendation means Thompson would be disbarred and prohibited from applying to practice law again for ten years, according to 11th Judicial Circuit […]
From around the tubes: Do game designers read what you write on gaming forums? Maybe. Your chances would probably go up if you dabbled in punctuation. Plenty of updates about the predictable hysteria over the impending release of Grand Theft Auto IV over at GamePolitics. Note, for example, that someone in government actually listened to […]
Amusing news on the Jack Thompson front from Game Politics: (1) Jack has gone all emo because the FBI is ignoring his complaints about how the whole world, but in particular the Florida State Bar, is in a vast conspiracy to violate his rights, and (2) Jack has repeatedly reported Game Politics to the FBI […]
Via Game Politics. (Read our prior coverage of Jack Thompson here and here and here.
Jack Thompson, a rascally "attorney" with a Cloverfield-sized bug up his ass about video games, has been a subject here before, usually as a result of Game Politics' excellent coverage of him. Game Politics has now obtained transcripts of Thompson's nine-day state bar trial late last year, and has been running excerpts and commentary. It's […]
We've mentioned Jack Thompson in these pages before; he's a serially unhinged "attorney" whose crusade for the past decade has been the evils of videogames. (Previous bizarre obsessions included Janet Reno's sexual preference and rap music.) Jack's been in a bit of trouble of late. Most recently, as Game Politics reported, the Florida Supreme Court […]
Scenes from the re-animation and subsequent evisceration of satire, part ad infinitum: 1. Anti-gaming lunatic Jack Thompson rushes to blame NIU shootings on video games; 2. Among the resulting critiques is a satirical letter purporting to be from Samuel L. Jackson condemning Thompson on a blog; 3. Thompson takes the bait and responds as if […]