@CarinaHsieh on Engagement Tests and Barnes & Noble Flashbacks
Carina Hsieh is a writer and comedian living in Delethisburg, Brooklyn. She’s currently a Sex & Relationships Editor for Cosmopolitan.com (Candace Bushnell once called her the Samantha Jones of Tinder—a comparison she feels she doesn’t deserve, but brags about anyways). In her ... [Read More]
Mariah Smith (@mRiah) on Twitter and the Social Circles of Celebrities
Mariah Smith is a comedian, writer and producer in New York City. In 2015, Smith created Keeping Up With the Kontinuity Errors, a blog that tracks the continuity errors in Keeping Up With the Kardashians, using Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and common sense. KUWTKE can be seen most widely on seen Ne... [Read More]
Joshua Jennifer Espinoza (@sadqueer4life) on Tweets, Poems, and “Me: / Also Me:”
Joshua Jennifer Espinoza, AKA @sadqueer4life, is a trans woman poet living in California. Her work has been featured in The Offing, The Feminist Wire, PEN America, Lambda Literary, Washington Square Review, and elsewhere. She is the author of i’m alive / it hurts / i love it (boost house 2014)... [Read More]
@NateVarrone on Tomi Lahren and Tweeting Before Bed
Nate Varrone is a comedian and writer living in Chicago. He performs in large theatres and small synagogues across the United States with The Second City National Touring Company. When he’s in Chicago, you can catch him every Friday at midnight in The Holy Fuck Comedy Hour at The Annoyance The... [Read More]
@NateVarrone on Tomi Lahren and Tweeting Before Bed
Nate Varrone is a comedian and writer living in Chicago. He performs in large theatres and small synagogues across the United States with The Second City National Touring Company. When he’s in Chicago, you can catch him every Friday at midnight in The Holy Fuck Comedy Hour at The Annoyance The... [Read More]
Biniam Bizuneh (@biniambiz) on Erratic Behavior and Radical Honesty
Biniam Bizuneh is a writer and comedian based in Los Angeles. He’s the creator the web series LieGuys, and most recently he performed on the Vans Warped Tour, served as a consultant on Billy on the Street, and made his televised standup debut on the Viceland show, Flophouse. This week Bizuneh ... [Read More]
Biniam Bizuneh (@biniambiz) on Erratic Behavior and Radical Honesty
Biniam Bizuneh is a writer and comedian based in Los Angeles. He’s the creator the web series LieGuys, and most recently he performed on the Vans Warped Tour, served as a consultant on Billy on the Street, and made his televised standup debut on the Viceland show, Flophouse. This week Bizuneh ... [Read More]
Shantira Jackson (@tira_son) on Babies, Grandparents, and Trolls
Shantira Jackson is a writer for the upcoming BET show 50 Central, a former writer for Cards Against Humanity, and a Second City Mainstage Alum. She is unapologetically Black and loves ice cream. Follow her on Instagram at @tira_tira_tira. This week, Jackson shared with me three of her favorite... [Read More]
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]