@MeganMaileGreen on Hummingbirds and if People Like Her Tweets for the Same Reasons She Does
by Jenny Nelson Megan Maile Green is a contributing writer for The Onion and ClickHole, and a cast member on The Wheel Show, a sketch comedy show at the NerdMelt in LA. She and her friends made a TV pilot called Cowards, which won "Best Comedy" at the 2014 New York Television Festival, and they'll s... [Read More]
Bill Clinton Welcomes President Barack Obama To Twitter With Hilarious Tweet! Hillary’s Husband Asks About Future Of @POTUS Username If She Is Elected In 2016
Bill Clinton had a hilarious response to the news that Barack Obama has his own Twitter account. The former president tweeted at the current commander-in-chief about the future of the @POTUS handle. “Welcome to @Twitter, @POTUS!” Bill Clinton tweeted to Obama’s new Twitter handle. ... [Read More]
Mitra Jouhari (@tweetrajouhari) on Making Connections Online and Writing Silly Tweets About Social Issues
by Jenny Nelson Mitra Jouhari is an improviser, writer, and actor living in Brooklyn. She performs improv, sketch, plays, and character stuff all around NYC at a bunch of different theaters/bars (most often at the Annoyance), and she encourages you to come watch! Her play Three Busy Debras, which sh... [Read More]
Talking to @JamesHartnett About Tweeting in Character and More
by Jenny Nelson James Hartnett is a comedian, writer and actor from Toronto. He's won a Canadian Comedy Award and worked on shows like Funny As Hell, This Hour Has 22 Minutes, This Is That, That's So Weird and Sunnyside. Hartnett is a member of the live comedy show Laugh Sabbath, and makes the podca... [Read More]
A Comprehensive Collection of Comedians Tweeting About Their Flights
by Megh Wright Whether we're missing a flight, sitting next to an annoying passenger, or enduring bad customer service, flying is full of aggravations we're usually powerless to avoid. Comedians, with their hectic schedules and tour dates, have it worse than most, and thanks to Twitter we know all a... [Read More]
Drew Koshgarian (@MostlyPregnant) on Social Media and Jokes Being Thoughts
by Jenny Nelson Drew Koshgarian is a writer and baker living in Los Angeles. She supplies pastries at UCB Sunset's Inner Sanctum Cafe. You can find Koshgarian's work online at The Impolite, a collection of comic writing from LA comedians that she edited with Matt Ingebretson and Bridger Winegar, as ... [Read More]
@LollyAdefope on Extroversion, Selfies, and Tweets That 'Say Something'
by Jenny Nelson Lolly Adefope is a 24-year-old comedian, writer, and actor from London. She performs around London several times a week, and is performing her debut hour at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this summer. You can hear some of her characters here and here. This week I spoke with Adefo... [Read More]
Inside the Internet Outrage Machine with Jim Norton
by Megh Wright After 2012's Please Be Offended and 2013's American Degenerate, standup Jim Norton returns to television tonight with his third Epix special Contextually Inadequate. Filmed at Boston's Somerville Theatre in January, the special dives deep into recent pop culture scandals and their int... [Read More]
Conan O’Brien’s response to Conan writer Andrés du Bouchet’s Twitter rant is perfect
Conan O’Brien took to Twitter to respond to one of his staff writer’s public war on late night comedy. Andrés du Bouchet (@dubouchet)has been a writer for O’Brien since 2008 when the red-headed comedian was at NBC on Late Night with Conan O’Brien. du Bouchet stayed on ... [Read More]
Marshall Henderson Mocking Erin Andrews Was Amazing! After Boyfriend Jarret Stoll’s Drug Possession Arrest, Former Ole Miss Star Trolled Fox Sports Reporter On Twitter
Marshall Henderson is mocking Erin Andrews as revenge for her comments about his drug use two years ago. Now that Andrews’ boyfriend, NHL player Jarret Stoll, has been arrested for possession, Henderson took the opportunity to troll the DWTS host. Stoll, a member of the Los Angeles K... [Read More]