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Writer/Producer/Playwright (creator THE FIRST on @Hulu, writer of upcoming MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS)

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Joined Twitter 4/1/09


Congresswoman & vet @TulsiGabbard is serving cold cuts for Thanksgiving like a boss... https://t.co/BWUsu1RvzwGiving thanks for: — Our new House majority — 7 flipped governorships — 100s new state leg seats — prog ballot mea… https://t.co/BXJnguEVW9Thread from #Khashoggi’s editor @KarenAttiah at the @washingtonpost. https://t.co/2sP6hqWk65 @michelleisawolf Brevity and the right side of history are the soul of wit.I bet you'd be on my side if I had killed a journalist. #BeBest https://t.co/bZ91Cg0QCr
Retweeted by Beau WillimonOkay I admit - a massive volcanic eruption shrouding half the planet in ash and a simultaneous bubonic plague outbr… https://t.co/XoAQ0YwtGCI beg to differ. https://t.co/Hgq49BK8xSBREAKING: Interpol rejects Russian candidate as president. Instead votes to elect South Korean candidate. Reason pr… https://t.co/rvON7uR9F4
Retweeted by Beau WillimonService men and women are paying federal taxes which are being wasted to fund their own unnecessary deployment duri… https://t.co/8HWo62xVFd
11/21
2018
I was Jamal’s editor and friend. This is absolutely about justice. Because Steve, bigger things are at stake. L… https://t.co/dy5OeNzrU3
Retweeted by Beau WillimonTrump has invoked "The world is a dangerous place!" to justify the premeditated murder and dismembering of a journa… https://t.co/9CBL8Q7fXRMedia: there’s a Senate race in MS that could change the political calculus of America & we’re hearing more about I… https://t.co/ayubFEWZad
Retweeted by Beau WillimonTrump’s statement about the Crown Prince reads as if it was written by the Saudis. It proves to the world that the… https://t.co/S8AYJP4NzdWhen an administration breaks laws, they should expect journalists to break rules. Their job is not to respect, it’… https://t.co/TnCq5sePZn @anildash No you didn’t, you simply posed the question :) And you can never be as bad as the folks who get angry a… https://t.co/8vfroW4SqC @anildash Gotta say, your fellow traveler is lucky to be sitting next to such an empathetic soul. @anildash Give us an armrest turf status. @crystalnash That’s a good point.I’m less interested in Ivanka’s private emails than I am her public corruption. https://t.co/d8v1d4mKBa @mattzollerseitz I’ve been sober 18 years and it’s something I acutely notice too. It often feels like a go-to shor… https://t.co/nEYzXOSaF7
11/20
2018
@MollyJongFast I know, right?Facebook is not a social network. It’s a for-profit propaganda machine. https://t.co/SFIMVms99L @MysteryVFXSuper You’re not sticking it to the powers that be, just preventing your fellow travelers from getting t… https://t.co/1yQdfMw4Zt @edwardbrowden I have to admit I sometimes do this - but more as an act of defiance and/or because I feel silly saying “Grande.” @pamica Yes I would bet that Venn diagram is close to a perfect circle.Put more simply: they’re the worst.People who do not place their their trays in the bin after they retrieve their stuff from the X-ray machine at airp… https://t.co/9SO95XLw9H @jeisrael @gops Thanks for catching that. Deleted and corrected :)Today is the 155th Anniversary of the Gettysburg Address. A reminder of how far the Republican Party has fallen, ha… https://t.co/cOU8yqYSCy @QuietJeffR @samswey @senatemajldr The Senate map favors the Dems in 2020. GOP Senators up for re-election could be… https://t.co/WwHG5bOAbpIt was such an honor to work with my friend - theater veteran & extraordinaire @josierourke on her first feature fi… https://t.co/O63EPoC1AVAt a time when the WH is revoking press credentials, this is the move the @WHCA makes? My only hope is that Mr. Che… https://t.co/08yAEMjsYTThe House Dems are going to pass a number of historic, progressive bills over the next 2 years. @senatemajldr McCon… https://t.co/VaJrzI6G1W @bryanedwardhill Whatever your meeting is, I’m rooting for you, friend. In the 30 (!) years I’ve known you, I’ve al… https://t.co/LCrkiUYLlu
11/19
2018
@ErikDahms I’m from Missouri. I understand how complex the politics are there. But I see the passage of these ballo… https://t.co/udExg2PGxv @ErikDahms ...the GOP may try to find ways to thwart them, especially the Clean Missouri Amendment. But its passage… https://t.co/vihWvk8Clw @ErikDahms These are good points, but my issue with Frum is that he suggests there isn’t a progressive majority or… https://t.co/AjyYk6olDVWhere is the analysis of say, Orange County? Or Iowa now 3-1 D to R, or the flipping of 7 governorships, or that pr… https://t.co/Z95Ww14EWZEspecially, but not limited to, the fact that your fetishization of the Abrams, Gillum and O’Rourke races entirely… https://t.co/rsDwRxq560You can double-down on being wrong in an attempt to save face @davidfrum, but all you accomplish is being doubly wr… https://t.co/xVaVjqh1T0 @ericsnyder10 Missing the point, my friend. He’s a guy who claims he did win it. @ServeThe901 You’re too generous. That’s double what he deserves.Donny Dump made a punny pun with his tweet-tweet. We’re all so proud of you Donny. Maybe one day you’ll grow up to… https://t.co/o1lSmUuqjEWow, Mr. President, that’s a good one. Was that like your answers to Mr. Mueller’s questions, or did you write th… https://t.co/fLB7owqf1T
Retweeted by Beau Willimon @AoDespair @cinloou7 @adamwaltenbaugh With this statement I am in total agreement. @AoDespair And I respect your stance. And your integrity to back it up with action. @zacgreenbaum @AoDespair Yes, but that was in response to a specific bill that did not have the same political cost… https://t.co/endl5QKIWk @AoDespair *bring @AoDespair And yes - I could be wrong. And if there is collective action and it works I would be glad to be proven… https://t.co/KJrd1TYsXf @AoDespair But a primary flaw in the analogy is that the boycott sought desegregation of public transport. Going af… https://t.co/nMVzddWqiE @AoDespair ...and if that collective action of solidarity (beyond just film/tv) had severe economic impact, drawing… https://t.co/rl6g3NYrJS @AoDespair But isn’t it a matter of scale? The Montgomery bus boycott was acutely FELT by the whole city & drew nat… https://t.co/wsrdtY3BoK @JenniferVestuto @MaryQueenMovie Thank you for attending, and for the kind words! @AoDespair I could be wrong. But if the goal is to stop voter suppression & accelerate change, I’d place my bet on… https://t.co/ISWOk04jk9 @AoDespair ...And the progressive people in our industry who work in GA will cease to be part of the conversation.… https://t.co/yWwtBcbKdk @AoDespair Gotta disagree with you on this one. Being results oriented, I’m interested in seeing red states turn bl… https://t.co/mgNN5XV3LPWe are going to keep fighting. We will keep working. And in the end, I believe that we will win. I am so thankful t… https://t.co/suvy5mPM16
Retweeted by Beau WillimonThe #BlueWave keeps rolling. https://t.co/yEfaEyoQLB @RepStephenMeeks Is this how you justify that Arkansas has the 4th highest poverty rate in the country? By blaming… https://t.co/QnGoYIgtPmIs this how you justify that Arkansas has the 4th highest poverty rate in the country? By blaming the poor? Perhaps… https://t.co/3BYXJLQrxL @RepStephenMeeks So 40+ million Americans *choose* to live in poverty by your assertion? What about someone who be… https://t.co/S7nZCxUlMkSo 40+ million Americans *choose* to live in poverty by your assertion? What about someone who becomes homeless du… https://t.co/yaohbTdtHa @nedehrbar @ChristophHooton Congrats! That’s great!
11/18
2018
@franklinleonard ALSO for the record, @franklinleonard and the Blacklist have been on the forefront of bringing new… https://t.co/Gn5rmeJmMh @ChristophHooton @nedehrbar I’m 41 and I feel like I’m just beginning. I hope I always feel that way. @nedehrbar @ChristophHooton Well done on compiling the info for this article @ChristophHooton, and thanks Ned for a… https://t.co/sUXLZzNc0I @franklinleonard Fair enough. This is list is drawn from an article I cited below, and some of it is subjective in… https://t.co/opL65eNvVV @franklinleonard Source for this list: https://t.co/Wje6a7XT0E @franklinleonard Ava DuVernay First feature and age when they directed it: I Will Follow - 38 Breakthrough featur… https://t.co/oR1GgtMcB6 @franklinleonard Alejandro G. Inarritu First feature and age when they directed it: Amores Perros - 37 Breakthrou… https://t.co/VnlqpdgkKH @franklinleonard Andrea Arnold First feature and age when they directed it: Red Road - 45 Breakthrough feature fi… https://t.co/71W5O5eKWb @franklinleonard Ang Lee First feature and age when they directed it: Pushing Hands - 38 Breakthrough feature fil… https://t.co/n7V3Zba9NH @franklinleonard Gus Van Sant First feature and age when they directed it: Mala Noche - 33 Breakthrough feature f… https://t.co/GS8vYegqP7 @franklinleonard Michael Haneke First feature and age when they directed it: The Seventh Continent - 47 Breakthro… https://t.co/pICyvSrVyw @franklinleonard Ridley Scott First feature and age when they directed it: The Duellists - 40 Breakthrough featur… https://t.co/TTUEHyBuc7 @franklinleonard Here’s just a few: Akira Kurosawa First feature and age when they directed it: Judo Saga - 33 Br… https://t.co/q2jYzpHdeJ @franklinleonard For the record, the list of iconic filmmakers who made their first feature or breakthrough film af… https://t.co/lDagkHRriL @goldengateblond How about the Smithsonian in DC - dinosaur section. @rgay Can we dress him in Blue now, please?Losing Bill Goldman made me cry. My favorite book of all time is The Princess Bride. I was honored he allowed me to… https://t.co/Yj8DT1jZFX
Retweeted by Beau WillimonStacey Abrams: "I implore you not to give into that anger or apathy, but instead turn to action. Because the antido… https://t.co/rzKIL7da4K
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11/17
2018
Tough news from Georgia today. Want to know how to turn that frustration into positivity? Help get @espyforsenate e… https://t.co/cJiNCzuWljIf I ever have the honor of meeting her, it will be “Thank you, Governor Abrams” as we shake hands. @TheRickWilson @MiamiBookFair Whatever you do, don’t show up 2 minutes late.It almost seems like Rubio is campaigning to be Trump’s running mate once he dumps Pence. Indiana is solidly red, b… https://t.co/J2jo6ek510Stacey Abrams is a Civil Rights hero. Absolute warrior for justice. My heart goes out to folk in Georgia, who must… https://t.co/vCsZEesUoX
Retweeted by Beau Willimon @CBSNews Out of respect to both Willem Dafoe and William Goldman you may want to correct this photo.And let's acknowledge that they did so in the face of one of the most egregious voter suppression and voter disenfr… https://t.co/TjM96R3JkzStacey Abrams, her team and thousands of grassroots supporters have paved the way. They've made Georgia a battlegro… https://t.co/f2eVPzzNtmWilliam Goldman on writing, from the indispensable screenwriters' bible Adventures in the Screen Trade. I think I'l… https://t.co/tOr4SWchHg
Retweeted by Beau WillimonBill often and famously said that when it comes to Hollywood: “Nobody knows anything.” But one thing we do know is… https://t.co/KGeqODS7UOThe Princess Bride https://t.co/7n7VX7wuvHMisery https://t.co/rCggqNRmQ9The Stepford Wives https://t.co/7Bx1U7QM0xA Bridge Too Far https://t.co/qjTMhxSLVTAll the President’s Men https://t.co/Ys7tRLuE9eMarathon Man https://t.co/GlmSWr9GBwHere’s a reminder of some of his films that have impacted us all: Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid https://t.co/QpzMmgEZnVThere are few screenwriter who have made the impact William Goldman has - on the form, on the culture, and on fello… https://t.co/LAh1U0X0R3Also at that screening we’re 5,000 people who had come to watch one of their favorite movies on a chilly April nigh… https://t.co/F1PITl4Lme
11/16
2018

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