Patrick Monahan (@pattymo) on Tweeting and Inconsequential Outrage Online
Patrick Monahan is a standup comedian and writer living in Manhattan. He co-produces a show called Bad Karma every first, second and fourth Friday of the month at Karma Lounge in the East Village. On Twitter, Monahan goes by @pattymo, and this week I spoke with him about three of his favorite tweets... [Read More]
Danielle Henderson (@knottyyarn) on Her Schedule Overhaul and Talking about Intense Things on Twitter
Danielle Henderson is a writer who’s written about pop culture, race, class, gender, and more for Vulture, Cosmopolitan, The Guardian, and other publications. Henderson is a culture editor at Fusion and a former editor and staff writer for Rookie. She also created the popular website Femi... [Read More]
Kyrell Grant (@imbobswaget) Talks Pop Culture She Loves and Hates, Plus Polling People On Twitter
Kyrell Grant is a freelance writer for hire located in Toronto. On Twitter, you can find her under the name black frances ha, or @imbobswaget. This week Grant talked to me about three of her favorite tweets, engaging people on Twitter, and what’s awful about the movie Save The Last Dance. save... [Read More]
Crissy Milazzo (@FrizzyFilazzo) on Hyperbolic Tweets and Emotional Sincerity
Crissy Milazzo lives in LA, where she’s an editor at Distractify and a freelance writer. Her writing has been on Thought Catalog, Medium, and Refinery 29, and she helps out with the Loudspeakers podcast, Plz Advise. She tweets under the name @frizzyfilazzo. This week I spoke to Milazzo about t... [Read More]
@FranHoepfner on Tombstones and Taking Her Time to Write Jokes
Fran Hoepfner is an editorial assistant at ClickHole, as well as a writer and comedian living in Chicago. She is a features contributor for both ClickHole and The Onion and has contributed to Maxim, The A.V. Club, and This week Hoepfner talked to me about some of her favorite tweets,... [Read More]
Mary Houlihan (@MaryHoulie) on Performance-Based Tweets and Sweet Trolling
Mary Houlihan is a standup comedian and painter located in Brooklyn. She co-hosts the live show Cartoon Monsoon running at The Annoyance Theatre every Friday at 8pm until the end of July, and the monthly stand-up and character show CUBE at Muchmore’s every third Monday of the month at 9pm. In ... [Read More]
Sarah Hagi (@geekylonglegs) on Twitter as a First Impression and Tweets That Go Viral
Sarah Hagi is a Toronto-based writer. She’s contributed to The Hairpin, the Guardian, The Toast, Buzzfeed, National Post, and more. This week Hagi shared some thoughts on three of her favorite tweets she’s written, and she talked to me about yearbook quotes, memes, and how it feels when ... [Read More]
Gabriella Paiella (@GMPaiella) on Acrostics and Tweeting’s Negative Impact on Her Writing
Gabriella Paiella is a New York-based writer. She works as a senior editor at Maxim, co-writes Lucky Peach’s monthly “Deranged Crafts” column, and has contributed to many other places, including The Hairpin, The Daily Beast, The Toast, and more. This week I asked Paiella to tell me... [Read More]
Tamara Yajia (@DancesWithTamis) on Crass Comedy and Sharing Her Twitter with Family
Tamara Yajia is a writer and performance artist from Buenos Aires, Argentina, who currently resides in Los Angeles. Yajia founded the production company Conga Line Productions alongside her friend Lauren Brown in order to create crass theatrical comedy, and she’ll be performing her one wo... [Read More]
@DjangoGold On Brevity And Seeking Validation On Twitter
Django Gold is a senior writer at The Onion and former journalist. He performs standup in Chicago and has contributed to Shouts & Murmurs, McSweeney’s, Splitsider’s humor vertical, and more. This week, I asked Gold to tell me a little about three of his favorite tweets, and we spoke ... [Read More]