@MonicaHeisey On Being Truthful In Jokes And Discussing Twitter In Person
by Jenny Nelson Monica Heisey (@monicaheisey) is a writer and comedian from Toronto who has written for publications including The Hairpin, VICE, Gawker, The Toast, Rookie, Playboy, and more. Her upcoming collection of humor essays, short stories, drawings, and poems, entitled I Can’t Believe ... [Read More]
@DanaCBell on Having Strong Visuals in Mind While Tweeting and Writing In All Caps
by Jenny Nelson Dana Bell is a Los Angeles-based comedian who recently moved from Washington, DC after a summer in Yellowstone National Park. She has performed at Bentzen Ball, D.C.'s comedy festival. Bell is on Twitter as @DanaCBell, where you can find her thoughts on pop culture, descriptions of f... [Read More]
Talking to @JuliaDavidovich About Internet Backlash and Tweeting in a Series
by Jenny Nelson Julia Davidovich is a writer living in LA. She co-authored the book Stats Canada: Satire on a National Scale, and together with her friend Zoe Klar (@madamezooble), Davidovich runs Lady Parts Mag, whose website launching next year will feature parody Cosmopolitan magazine style arti... [Read More]
Talking to @Carl_Bnntt About Simple Tweets with Human Elements
by Jenny Nelson Carl Bennett, known on Twitter as @Carl_Bnntt, uses the platform to address a lot of different topics. For instance, he shares his knowledge of fine art, opines about the world's obsession with sports, and never shies away from addressing mortality. When asked for information for a ... [Read More]
Talking About Twitter with 'The Onion' Senior Editor Jason Roeder
by Jenny Nelson Jason Roeder lives in Chicago and is the senior editor of The Onion, previously having worked as a staff/senior writer at The Onion and as a writer/producer for AdultSwim.com. Roeder has also written, edited, and co-written several books and contributed to places like The New Yorker,... [Read More]
@AnneTDonahue on How Twitter Is Like the Food Court at a Mall and How She Learned to Use it Right
by Jenny Nelson Anne T. Donahue is a writer and comedian from Ontario, Canada. She’s written about pop culture and feminism for a wide variety of publications including The A.V. Club, Death & Taxes, The Guardian, Buzzfeed, and Hello Giggles. She’s also written for the CTV sitcom Spun... [Read More]
Veronica Osorio (@vaov) on People-Watching and Reading Tweets Out Loud
by Jenny Nelson Veronica Osorio is a comedian, writer, and actress raised in Venezuela and living in New York City. She performs regularly at the UCB Theater in New York with her Maude team (212), and she’s made and starred in a variety of web series and videos that you can find on her Youtube... [Read More]
@ZachBroussard on Teasing Tweets, Releasing Them as Singles, and More
by Jenny Nelson Zach Broussard is an actor and stand-up comedian living in Los Angeles. In the past, Broussard's performed both stand-up and sketch regularly at the UCB Theater in New York and has created and appeared in several web series. This week I talked to Broussard about topical jokes, collab... [Read More]
Talking to @RachelHastings about Teenagers, Turning Tweets Into Sketches, and Her Mom
by Jenny Nelson Rachel Hastings is a writer living in Los Angeles, where she writes for the Bob's Burgers comic (the third issue of which comes out October 29th from Dynamite Comics), works in the production department for Bob's Burgers the TV show, and is a writer on the UCB LA Maude... [Read More]
@ColeEscola Shares Fake Facts and the Subtext of His Tweets
by Jenny Nelson Cole Escola is a writer and performer living in New York City. He created and starred in the sketch show Jeffery & Cole Casserole on the Logo network and can be seen performing live around New York as part of his comedy duo with Jeffery Self, in solo shows, and more, at places in... [Read More]