Jon Reiner

Jon Reiner

Show BioHide BioJon Reiner is the James Beard Award-win­ning au­thor of the mem­oir The Man Who Could­n’t Eat and the di­rec­tor of the award-win­ning doc­u­men­tary film Tree Man. His work has ap­peared in Es­quire, The At­lantic, The New York Times, The Daily Beast, The Huff­in­g­ton Post, been nom­i­nated for a Na­tional Mag­a­zine Award and recorded for NPR.

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White House Jobs Jared Kushner Can Do

Published 3w ago -

Congratulations, Mr. Jared Kushner! You have received a federal “Secret” security clearance designation. As a White House employee, a Secret security clearance provides you with the access required for many very important positions. Below is a sampling of ... More »


Letters to President Trump from Terrified Children

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By Jon Reiner 26 January 2018     Dear staff: Huge news! My occasional opening of the daily press briefing by reading letters written to President Trump from American children has become so beloved that the President wants more – bigly more! Millio... More »


Mike Pence, Man of Passion

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ASSISTANT (on intercom): President Pence, I have Mrs. Pence calling for you on the Hotline. MIKE PENCE: (out of breath) Thank you, Melania. ASSISTANT: I’m hanging up, Mr. President, and I’ll be saying goodnight, along with the entire female staff and the u... More »


A Visit from St. Nicholas to Homeland Security

Published 1y ago -

By Jon Reiner 24 December 2016 United States Border Crossing, Houlton, ME, December 24, 2016 Record of Sworn Statement in Proceedings under Section 235(b)(1) of the Act I am an Officer of the United States Department of Homeland Security. I am authorized to ad... More »

Let’s Talk about Guns

Published 2y ago -

MEMORANDUM To: Trigger Communications Clients From: Trigger Crisis Management Team Subject: “Thoughts and Prayers” Successor Brand Message Date: December 17, 2015 The growing media blowback against “thoughts and prayers” as an incident-response-deflect... More »



Published 2y ago -

Moderator: Welcome back ladies and gentleman to the Republican presidential candidates debate. During the commercial break, the candidates onstage had a few moments to regroup and prepare themselves for this next segment we call, “In Your Own Words.” Each... More »

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