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Inside Siobhan Thompson's Twitter and Tweeting What's In Your Brain

Originally from Britain and now located in New York, Siobhan Thompson performs and writes for the UCBNY Maude team Alamo, hosts and writes for BBC Ameria’s Anglophenia web series, and has appeared on various TV shows. On Twitter, Thompson goes by the handle @vornietom and has built up a delightful feed that ranges from flippant responses to trotted-out political conversations, adaptations of poems from elementary school, and well-constructed emoji landscapes. I recently asked Thompson to share three of her favorite tweets, and we talked about topical vs. standalone tweets, beauty tips for everyone, and where diving beyond people’s consciousness for a joke can go right or wrong. [...]

Today's Funniest Tweets

Today's Funniest Tweets

Today's Funniest Tweets

Today's Funniest Tweets

Today's Funniest Tweets

Today's Funniest Tweets

Today's Funniest Tweets

Follow Friday: John Early (@bejohnce)

A lot of Twitter users take to the platform to test out their latest jokes and quips, but certain people truly excel at making us laugh with the available characters and constraints. With the Internet being such a big place, it can be difficult to find the comedians most worthy of your RTs and favs. Each Friday we feature one person whose consistent short-form online humor deserves your attention and to be on your Twitter feed.

This week, we're recommending the Twitter feed of John Early. The New York-based comedian, actor, and filmmaker recently performed his solo show, "Literally Me," in New York and LA. He has also [...]

Today's Funniest Tweets

Today's Funniest Tweets

Comedy and Poetry Intersect in @MelissaBroder's Tweets

Melissa Broder (@MelissaBroder) is a poet living in LA. She is the author of three poetry collections, Scarecrone, Meat Heart, and When You Say One Thing But Meet Your Mother, and her work has been published in a variety of blogs and magazines. Outside of her poetry, Broder is very active on Twitter, and her feed is dark, existential, and very funny all at once. I recently got Broder to expand on three of her favorite tweets, and she talked to me about her tweet editor, her visit with a shaman, and being teen girls' hero.

what idiot called it 'depression' and not 'there [...]

Today's Funniest Tweets

Today's Funniest Tweets