@GregMania on His Comedic Persona and “Being Louder Than Hate”
Twitter is filled with many hilarious personalities and comedic brands, but very few accounts have led to inspiring an actual book (the kind that’s on actual paper, away from a screen). Meet Greg Mania, a writer and comedian based in New York City, whose work has appeared in The Huffington Pos... [Read More]
@GregMania on His Comedic Persona and “Being Louder Than Hate”
Twitter is filled with many hilarious personalities and comedic brands, but very few accounts have led to inspiring an actual book (the kind that’s on actual paper, away from a screen). Meet Greg Mania, a writer and comedian based in New York City, whose work has appeared in The Huffington Pos... [Read More]
Felipe Torres Medina (@FelipeTorresMed) on Important Issues Like Cultural Differences and Groundhog Day
Felipe Torres Medina is an alien of extraordinary ability, which is the US government’s way of saying he’s a writer (he’s from Colombia, not Tatooine). If you’re in New York, you can see him on the UCB show The Concrete Jungle all through October. Check out his writing o... [Read More]
Karly Brooks (@brookskarly) Doesn’t Need 280 Characters
Karly Brooks is a writer living in Brooklyn with her roommate’s dog and also her roommates. Her writing has appeared on McSweeney’s, BuzzFeed, The Belladonna, Robot Butt, a few ads and, of course, her Twitter. Her hobbies include reading and writing, which is sort of sad since her d... [Read More]
Mia Mercado (@miamarket) on Using Twitter to Develop Longer Material and (Not) Being Chill
Mia Mercado (@miamarket) is a writer living in Kansas City originally from Wisconsin. She has written for The New Yorker’s Daily Shouts, McSweeney’s, Reductress, Bustle, BUST.com, and Hallmark Cards. Her upcoming projects include giving her dog a bath later and hopefully writing for some... [Read More]
@JacobPierce015 Is on Both the Funny and Political Sides of Twitter
I found Jacob Pierce’s Twitter account by happenstance while scrolling through my newsfeed because someone I follow had retweeted him. I spent the next hour reading all his tweets (he is rather prolific online) and getting shushed for giggling in a library. Unlike most of the people inter... [Read More]
@JacobPierce015 Is on Both the Funny and Political Sides of Twitter
I found Jacob Pierce’s Twitter account by happenstance while scrolling through my newsfeed because someone I follow had retweeted him. I spent the next hour reading all his tweets (he is rather prolific online) and getting shushed for giggling in a library. Unlike most of the people inter... [Read More]
@IrvingRuan on Being Both a Comedian and an Asian-American Comedian
Irving Ruan is a writer and performer in the San Francisco Bay Area. He’s written for McSweeney’s, Funny or Die, and other places on the internet (more info can be found on his website). He performs with his troupe Comfort Zone despite the fact that he still sometimes feels uncomfortable... [Read More]
Matt Grote (@feMANism) on Joke Structures, Garfield, and Being a Teenage Ira Glass
Matt Grote (@feMANism) is a human apology. He once did an impression of Michael Cera that was so spot-on that he spent half an hour holding the door for everyone at The Strand. He is a standup comedian and writer/actor with the sketch group CHUMBLE, co-host of These Are Not My Words, co-creator of w... [Read More]
@SierraKatow on Mulan, Crocs, and Accepting Compliments
Sierra Katow (@sierrakatow) is an LA-based comedian and writer who’s performed on NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Laughs on Fox, and Last Call with Carson Daly. You can learn more on her website, and catch her in an upcoming show. Sierra is currently a producer of the podcast Queery with... [Read More]