About Jackie Summers

Jackie Summers is an author and entrepreneur. His blog F*cking in Brooklyn chronicles his quest to become a person worthy of love. His company, Jack From Brooklyn, Inc. houses his creative and entrepreneurial enterprises. Follow him on Twitter @jackfrombkln and friend him on Facebook

The $100 Life

Jackie Summers looks at how we value money. And how we value life.

Awaiting Vesuvius

When a romance is over, it’s over. The problem according to Jackie Summers, is that no one ever evacuates Pompeii until the volcano erupts.

The Beauty of Not Dying

What would you do if you met the grim reaper face-to-face? If you’re Jackie Summers, you decide to pay very very close attention.

The End of Racism (Thank You Donald Sterling)

Jackie Summers reminds us that racism didn’t start as a moral problem. It started as an economic one.

Goodness and the Sliding Scale of Time

“Yesterdays goodness isn’t good enough”, says Jackie Summers

I Eat My Pain

In Jackie Summers’ experience, people are always telling you to “just get over it” when it comes to emotional pain. They rarely, as Jackie does here, tell you how.

Slow Motion: Skylarks, Prison and Social Progress

“What just happened?” The court-appointed lawyer repeated Jackie Summers words, then replied tersely. “You got f***ed.”

The Precipice

Jackie Summers, on how a few words at the end of a love affair can send one into a free fall.

To Dream, Perchance to Sleep

Jackie Summers has a rousing middle-of-the-night romp that turns into his arch-enemy: Insomnia.

The Riddle of Steel

Jackie Summers was about to have a very good day and solve all the mysteries of the universe. Or so he thought.

The Home Team

Jackie Summers explains that no matter how much you hate President Obama, rooting for the home team to fail simply doesn’t make any sense.

The Luxury of Invisible Privilege

Jackie Summers examines the way racism reproduces – and how well-meaning people feed the disease by denying their privilege.

The Most Racist Thing That Ever Happened

Jackie Summers has identified the most troubling thing about racism these days: no one ever admits to being racist.


Jackie Summers, on letting go.

The Frequency

“You know that ringing in your ears? That ‘eeeeeeeeee’? That’s the sound of the ear cells dying, like their swan song. Once it’s gone you’ll never hear that frequency again. Enjoy it while it lasts.” ~ Children of Men

My Coffee Like My Women: Pequeño Pero Muy Fuerte

Jackie Summers remembers a past girlfriend who left indelible marks.