@VidalWuu on Finding Compassion in Shutting Up
Vidal Wu is a “writer” from Toronto who has appeared in Teen Vogue, Refinery29, Vocativ and most recently, as part of Web Safe 2k16. Follow him on Twitter. This week he spoke to me about three of his favorite tweets, plus the floor, keeping your grief close, and a tender, unpretentious s... [Read More]
@BrotiGupta on Humor That Has Heart, and Vice Versa
Broti Gupta is a recent graduate from Wellesley College (“WOO! Go, our mascot!!”). She writes for CollegeHumor, Above Average, McSweeney’s Internet Tendency, and Daily Shouts in The New Yorker. She recently moved to LA, where she is freelancing but hoping to do something bigger, li... [Read More]
Leslie Jones Says She Isn’t Leaving Twitter Anytime Soon on ‘Late Night’
Leslie Jones should’ve had a great, carefree week celebrating Ghostbusters, but unfortunately it hasn’t been that fun. After constantly getting bombarded on Twitter with hateful, racist, misogynistic tweets, Jones decided enough was enough and began sharing the vile messages with her fol... [Read More]
@MamoudouNDiaye on Race Jokes and Twitter Trolls
Mamoudou N’Diaye (aka America’s Black Friend) is a Brooklyn-based Mauritanian standup comic, writer, improviser, former teacher, and DJ. He’s written and performed on Deada$$ and Ryan Live, contributed to Funny or Die, and performs standup and improv around New York City. Currently... [Read More]
@ChristineFriar on Twitter as a Place For Playing Dress-Up and Sharing Things She Finds Pleasing
Christine Friar is a two-time Emmy Award-winning tweeter and writer who lives in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. She is @christinefriar on Twitter and Snapchat and Instagram. Recently, Friar shared with me three of her favorite tweets, and we talked bits, writing for Twitter vs. professional work, and &ldqu... [Read More]
Talking to Rachel Quitta (@googleymoogley) About Social Media and ‘Full House’
Rachel Quitta is 27 years old and lives and works in Austin, TX. She loves Coolio and Boyz II Men and was in the N’sync Fan Club growing up. Her favorite movie is Heavyweights and she loves to yell. On Instagram she is @rachelquitta, and on Twitter she is @googleymoogley. This week, Quitta tal... [Read More]
September West (@Septembawest) on Tweets That Actually Happened
September West is a born and bred New Yorker, 22-year-old student, and theater major. She loves Liz Phair, volleyball, and meat. You can find her on Twitter and Instagram under septembawest. This week West spoke to me about three of her favorite tweets, plus Drake, Charlie’s Angels, and tweeti... [Read More]
Anna Fitzpatrick (@Bananafitz) on Twitter, Notebooks, and Trying Not to Rip Anyone Off
Anna Fitzpatrick is a Toronto-based writer. She has written for The New Yorker, The Hairpin, Hazlitt, Rookie Mag, Rolling Stone, and more. You can find her work on her website and Instagram. Recently, Fitzpatrick spoke to me about three of her favorite tweets, plus notebooks, pinball, and her parano... [Read More]
Ziwe Fumudoh (@Ziweeee) on Twitter, Water, and Donald Trump
Ziwe Fumudoh is a funny lady based in New York City, USA, baby. Her jokes have been featured in the The Onion, Above Average, and Reductress. Additionally, her tweets have appeared in Buzzfeed, CNN, Cosmopolitan, The Fader, NPR, New York, and other publications probably. You can find her hammin&rsqu... [Read More]
Ziwe Fumudoh (@Ziweeee) on Twitter, Water, and Donald Trump
Ziwe Fumudoh is a funny lady based in New York City, USA, baby. Her jokes have been featured in the The Onion, Above Average, and Reductress. Additionally, her tweets have appeared in Buzzfeed, CNN, Cosmopolitan, The Fader, NPR, New York, and other publications probably. You can find her hammin&rsqu... [Read More]