Talking with Cheerleader to the Revolution @JesTom
Jes Tom (they/them) is a weird queer standup comic based in NYC, gleefully providing the nonbinary queer Asian American radical cyborg perspective that everyone never knew they wanted. You can find them on Instagram @jesthekid and watch the short film they created with fellow comic Chewy May here. T... [Read More]
Shakira Evans (@jodecicry) on Navigating Academia While Black and Finding a Community Online
Shakira Evans is 22, a grad student studying Media and Communications, and a hot mess. This week she talked to me about three of her favorite tweets, plus awards season, seeking community while at a predominantly white college, and the emotions that inspire her to tweet. In lieu of plugs, she’... [Read More]
Mike Huckabee Went on a Twitter Comedy Press Tour This Week
Mike Huckabee has recently taken it upon himself to begin a second career as a Twitter comedian, and his terrible jokes have already been the target of late night ridicule like Patton Oswalt’s hilarious March appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live. Clearly not one to turn down anything resembling a s... [Read More]
This Jason Chaffetz Conspiracy Twitter Mega-Thread Is a Work of Art
Since Donald Trump became POTUS, there’s been a growing effort by some reporters and TV pundits to break down all the increasingly complicated and sometimes unconfirmed news of Trump and his administration’s corruption and ties to Russia in a way that the regular news consumer can unders... [Read More]
Mary Boo Anderson (@whoismaryboo) Finds Power in Talking About Sensitive Subjects
Mary Boo Anderson is an interdisciplinary artist based in Brooklyn. Her work has been featured in Spy Kids Review, Peach Mag, and Leste among others. She performs around NYC and co-hosts the monthly Cool As Fuck Series at Pete’s Candy Store. You can find her subtweeting the patriarchy @whoisma... [Read More]
Catching Up with Brandon Wardell
Reading Brandon Wardell’s Twitter account is like looking at online humor and culture through a prism. He seems to reflect our every joke, meme, and pop culture reference into his surreal persona. Brandon is “online as hell.” He popularized the “Dicks Out for Harambe” m... [Read More]
Roy Wood Jr. takes on a new role at “The Daily Show”: Psychic Correspondent
Stand-up and longtime Daily Show correspondent Roy Wood Jr. joined host Trevor Noah last night to debut a fun new… MORE Roy Wood Jr. takes on a new role at “The Daily Show”: Psychic Correspondent appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Roy Wood Jr. takes on a new role at “The Daily Show”: Psychic Correspondent
Stand-up and longtime Daily Show correspondent Roy Wood Jr. joined host Trevor Noah last night to debut a fun new… MORE Roy Wood Jr. takes on a new role at “The Daily Show”: Psychic Correspondent appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Roy Wood Jr. takes on a new role at “The Daily Show”: Psychic Correspondent
Comedian and Daily Show correspondent Roy Wood Jr. joined host Trevor Noah last night to debut a fun new beat:… MORE Roy Wood Jr. takes on a new role at “The Daily Show”: Psychic Correspondent appeared first on The Laugh Button.... [Read More]
Alex West (@post_prufrock) on the Freedom to be Genuine on Twitter
Alex West is a millennial, does cancer research, and absolutely loves making friends on the web. Also he would like to be added to The Awl’s Slack channel. In lieu of plugs, he’d like to redirect readers to a friend’s staggering medical bills. This week, West spoke to me about thre... [Read More]