Posted on February 16, 2008,

Jack Thompson Is Back

I somehow knew that Jack Thompson would eventually surface to blame video games for the terrible shooting at Northern Illinois University. He did the same thing last April with the Virginia Tech shooting when it turns out the killer there only played Sonic The Hedgehog. It’s a real shame that Fox News continues to spread false ideas about gaming on their broadcasts. They really need to be more careful when choosing people for their interviews. Jack stated that he wishes he wasn’t there at the beginning of the interview. I also wish he wasn’t there.

My heart goes out to the people of NIU as I was present for the shooting at Virginia Tech and certainly know what it’s like to go through something like this. It’s unfortunate that the press and various individuals will use what happened in both places for their special interest agendas.

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11 Comments on Jack Thompson Is Back


On February 16, 2008 at 12:27 pm

this dude is just a straight up tool. i bet he got beat at Pong repeatedly back in the day


On February 16, 2008 at 12:29 pm

Probably. We all wish he wasn’t there.


On February 16, 2008 at 12:33 pm

that’s always a possibility. Then again he probably thinks Pong is just an early murder simulator.

Iku Tri

On February 16, 2008 at 12:45 pm

They deleted that chapter because he is disturbing.


On February 16, 2008 at 12:45 pm

“the objective is to SMASH jagged discs at other PEOPLE”


On February 16, 2008 at 1:47 pm

Soon everyone is going to hate Fox News. lol


On February 16, 2008 at 3:32 pm

I think this says more about wacko jacko. Hats off to ABC for a fairer interview.

Gene G.

On February 16, 2008 at 5:38 pm

Yea they let fool out on the streets again. This guy sum,s the wacko up fairly well.

This guys is never goning to be done

On February 16, 2008 at 5:58 pm

Jack Tomson: “Um um um um um um ummmmmmm, sorry I lost my train of thought, let me just pull some more BS out my ass”

Thank God we have Jack Tompson to protect all the little boys and girls of the world.

Jack is a tool

On February 16, 2008 at 6:09 pm

Suck my nuts Jack. This guy is a stupid . Video games are not the problem they make video games for fun just because someone plays a game and then like a month later kills people doesn’t mean that the game is what caused the person to kill people. :!: :!: :!: :!: :!: :!: Jack Is A Tool :!: :!: :!: :!: :!: :!: :!:

The Twin

On February 17, 2008 at 10:22 am

Jack blames “violent video games”. I play plenty of violent video games. GRAW 2, Frontlines, BF2142, and the like. I would never shoot someone. I have never handled a gun. I don’t think I even could, though I spend so much time “faking” it. Jack Thompson just needs to shut up. The gun-man could as well have been on crack. Almost everyone these days plays video games. It’s not a coincidence, it’s simply an existance.