Jack Hawkins

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United Kingdom
Dark History, Crime, Geopolitics
  • A keen traveler, Jack writes on the road and has visited many of the places he's written about, from Auschwitz and the Baltic to Dresden and downtown Dallas.
  • During his master's degree, Jack combed through archives for material on WWII, the Vietnam War, and especially the Suez crisis, which was the subject of his dissertation.
  • Before writing a feature on Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jack visited the actor's family home in Austria and flexed for a photo taken by Peter Urdl, Arnold's childhood friend.


After working as a critic, a corporate writer, and a sub-editor, Jack joined Grunge in 2021. Jack's features explore crime and punishment, military history, geopolitics, political biography, and much more. Outside of Grunge, Jack is active at Rotten Tomatoes, /Film, Tasting Table, and SlashGear, amongst others.


Jack has a bachelor's degree in English and a master's degree in military history.
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