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meg jayanth @betterthemask london / bangalore

Narrative designer. 80 Days, Falcon Age. Upcoming: Titanic, Boyfriend Dungeon, Sable, Red Queens 👑 Decolonising everything. 🇮🇳🇬🇧 Immigrant. She/her

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Joined Twitter 2/23/09


@mrjtriskelion "terrible at flirting with other women"increasingly convinced the real story of dolly parton's jolene is that jolene and the singer are both bisexual girl… https://t.co/MxdidNMbubOn 6 hour train. all the reservations have been cancelled. People behaving like dicks. Absolutely certain in this m… https://t.co/3ltpin7XtH
Retweeted by meg jayanthpast leigh: Instagram is like, a new frontier for young people to control reality and create avatars! me: hun, I'm… https://t.co/jNftAOArpj
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8/16
2019
@PROUDOFALLTWEET i think the attitude that corporate compliance with the letter and clearly not the spirit of the l… https://t.co/6mi8tYSc36Thrilled that this beautifully produced #NationalAnthem will play in all @_PVRCinemas across 8 metros today. This i… https://t.co/3ofuZwAPuI
Retweeted by meg jayanth @PROUDOFALLTWEET the taxpayer?though kashmir is never far from my thoughts this indian independence day, here are some indians i am actually prou… https://t.co/GIvFHKCoApthese corporate loopholes and grafts are despicable. an individual can only make such extraordinary wealth through… https://t.co/sv2od7wsRLWeWork's official name is just "We", a trademark that it licenses from its own founder for $5.9M a year. Yes, the s… https://t.co/M61UcjbzuV
Retweeted by meg jayanthThe mainstream success of a book from a marginalized writer that is then talked of as if it’s “the first” contribut… https://t.co/zMEj4EQLmT
Retweeted by meg jayanthAs India celebrates its independence, let's think about the people who don't seem to have any right now. #Kashmir https://t.co/cGGoUcMbPw
Retweeted by meg jayanth @katbamkapow @itshannahflynn ideal to get everything through diet obviously but i had low D & B12 even when i knew… https://t.co/Sem51uFlM6 @katbamkapow @itshannahflynn yeah my dad - who is a doctor - did the research when it turned out all of us (+… https://t.co/cUfeGhjuD9 @itshannahflynn @katbamkapow liquid iron helped me so much, i could not handle the supplements at all. also i take… https://t.co/eNdhqs89mYwoman: im in terrible pain and i need help doctor: the bad news is that u have rectovaginal endometriosis woman: oh… https://t.co/7r9VAOcuQI
Retweeted by meg jayanththis indian independence day every indian should be raising their voice for the people of kashmir, as they are curr… https://t.co/rDh2pct1pt72 years ago British India was divided along religious lines into India and Pakistan. There was joy at independence… https://t.co/1Fz690oGjZ
Retweeted by meg jayanthThe British Empire was the world's largest narco-state (but not the first, that'd be the Dutch - see below). Many l… https://t.co/xyhNJQY1XT
Retweeted by meg jayanthThread: The @nytimes' superb articles on slavery & capitalism made me doubly glad to receive this excellent new stu… https://t.co/DOAJut9kEw
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8/15
2019
@BMunise Personally think that's a narrow and Western perspective to take, but fair enough. @salmontoro yes. and feeling like you are constantly behind and/or failing is so inimical to joy. @tanyaxshort feel so joyous at your every success. it makes it feel that it is eminently possible to be good to you… https://t.co/e8VCIrb96J @BMunise I think it just seems strange that you choose to critique the HK protestors and their tactics, rather than… https://t.co/owIWlg6xCl @tanyaxshort i hear this so hard! actually i think you helped me on the journey to being better about this with you… https://t.co/srvEznDf8Voh my god this! the moment I saw over-committing as "not allowing myself to be my best as a professional" it became… https://t.co/IJpMQwBdlz @BMunise Why you would think the Chinese government is any less repressive than the West? The police are not the on… https://t.co/kdRQgp9OXH
8/14
2019
if you keep on and on "seeking to understand" something already well understood it's obvious that you're not actual… https://t.co/al9GWxofJjWith every 20% of kickstarter funding, another girl gets her sword! Support the ALHAMDU kickstarter, a musically-dr… https://t.co/UcZ8Juvag5
Retweeted by meg jayanthAs with gun control, a lot of people underestimate the value of harm reduction, of making it *more difficult* for p… https://t.co/dQtVr1jB8h
Retweeted by meg jayanthICYMI, I wrote a short piece for @GuardianBooks about realizing (with fierce delight) that I was reading a whole lo… https://t.co/ZYHXR0XLj1
Retweeted by meg jayanthI regret to inform you that the Failbetter writing team is At It Again. https://t.co/bfhEj2Bil7
Retweeted by meg jayanth @Ekanaut imagine complaining to people fighting for basic human rights because your travel is disrupted bloody hellwarning for extremely coloniser bullshit https://t.co/MGuUEzR787see also: G*m*rgate https://t.co/vvXZgoSvDY @carltakei For no real reason, leaving this here... (Umberto Eco's Ur-Fascism) https://t.co/uj6zKB0Rjm
Retweeted by meg jayanthThe message that Attorney General Barr delivered to the Fraternal Order of Police in his speech this morning is bas… https://t.co/E2DNeqf4io
Retweeted by meg jayanth @KateDrawsComics @AboutThisLater @tsoukn oh, i hope you like it. i think it's great, but obviously hugely biased :)… https://t.co/P5qLEeWntnyoutube's metric of success is engagement. causing fear, mistrust & societal collapse is not their goal, but they d… https://t.co/4gp1r6RKFAThis blew my mind: YouTube (and Google) divert users who search basic health terms to conspiracy videos that told t… https://t.co/XSBmKDJZmP
Retweeted by meg jayanthBut the most shocking things we found went beyond politics. Everywhere we looked—and we looked so many places— YouT… https://t.co/f02hCNfEKD
Retweeted by meg jayanth @mbowman No, this is part of wider gate-keeping around who is regarded as the audience of a game, and who should be… https://t.co/rS7ZZeI84u @leighalexander @tsoukn @TuppencePies i heard the code-phrase and am primed for assassination. character assassinat… https://t.co/nZl8VDGLec @tsoukn @TuppencePies @leighalexander 🦁🦁🦁tried to find a lion emoji but it looks more like a st bernard wearing a b… https://t.co/ffxCVLTuS6 @KateDrawsComics ahhh, my partner @AboutThisLater put me on to it - he writes https://t.co/6HrP5Aa5zR w @tsoukn - a… https://t.co/PzETePHMVd @KateDrawsComics omg ps also i love widdershins + your work on it x @KateDrawsComics haha yeah. i mean sharing accounts is not the only way to have your trust violated, and for a lot… https://t.co/XV8EaBHZxg @kierongillen oof! what a thing to say to kids! the idea that this is still a pressure or an expectation is so wild… https://t.co/9kehZTF9v8 @KateDrawsComics Oh, for sure! I think for me it's not over-spending or trust that's the issue but privacy and inde… https://t.co/lLzBH3pRjJ @VictorOjuel Yeah, joint account for bills, particularly if you're co-habiting makes a lot of sense to me. But givi… https://t.co/RAbtqn1WES @GriddleOctopus We're not married either, also bc it's not for us - I suppose there are more legal protections if y… https://t.co/zfaUttFrA0 @TuppencePies @leighalexander hahahaha he's the protagonist in his own mind which is a classic harry move
8/13
2019
@seankmckeever My maternal grandmother was working & looking after two kids alone for long periods of time while my… https://t.co/kydMHxqXes @seankmckeever Hm, interesting. Even my grandparents have separate accounts, on both sides of the family in South I… https://t.co/pvoZMneazTmy parents had separate accounts as well as some joint accounts - i thought that was the norm, even for a previous… https://t.co/23oXtrWEoghey it’s almost like everyone knows Heather is a creative, ambitious designer and wants to see what she can do with… https://t.co/zcAu0LNIRz
Retweeted by meg jayanthHow YouTube Radicalized Brazil - https://t.co/XtvBZ5zWcc so it seems that @google is responsible for the coming des… https://t.co/j9bbB2CB0F
Retweeted by meg jayanth @kaufhauskuchen haha oh no you're not supposed to MENTION the hastily deleted first draft put it down the memory holeI warmly welcome proposals for a London slavery museum. So often, whether it comes in the form of hate speech or go… https://t.co/9XSO0RgOck
Retweeted by meg jayanthi know i'm not your real dad and also that i am a woman but if i let you call me daddy can we finally just agree th… https://t.co/hF8n42GNwiThat ‘swooshing’, whipcrack of a noise you can hear? Yes, that’s the sound of Priti pulling up that ladder behind h… https://t.co/agpiuALvUy
Retweeted by meg jayanthwomen attempt to liberate themselves from the oppressive beauty standard, and instead of joining the struggle in me… https://t.co/r1o7Rq4N7rTonight Watch Me Rehabilitate and Normalise a Man Who has Just Cut off 7 Millions Human Beings from Humanity.… https://t.co/B0dPaeW6QA
Retweeted by meg jayanthHey game dev moms (or expecting)! There's also now a discord just for you: https://t.co/0nbYrnL36u https://t.co/rhxJaiyewK
Retweeted by meg jayanth @GriddleOctopus @leighalexander no of course hahahaha why would you even say that 🗡️🐍🐍🗡️ @dialacina 💞 @GriddleOctopus @leighalexander the act 2 twist is that quinns thought i was a hufflepuff this entire time 😎 @leighalexander (it all makes sense now they are both definitely Gryffindors)cannot presently remember my reasoning for this but i stand by it https://t.co/6WupWRsQXeThe press will be more likely to cover Kashmir via this Priyanka Chopra story than they have been since India more… https://t.co/hxTD8q2rVI
Retweeted by meg jayanthBitches be like “war is bad omg, love everyone and be kind!!!” all while supporting bigoted, genocidal politicians… https://t.co/daZNqkVF8K
Retweeted by meg jayanth @Manak yes, it's appalling and disappointing but definitely more appalling considering her status as a goodwill ambassador. ridiculous.all these wealthy "patriots" + politicians in india preaching war + islamophobia while completely insulated from th… https://t.co/r3Znhjjej4
8/12
2019
Totally shocking that CNN — the same network that just gave Richard Spencer a platform and actually used a Nazi as… https://t.co/SycJd8ARua
Retweeted by meg jayanth @TuppencePies @AboutThisLater don't think my mum has ever made the same dish exactly the same way twice and yet eac… https://t.co/1nVoSvHDQC @TuppencePies @AboutThisLater oh yeah my mum is also the master of incomplete recipes "what do you mean, you didn't… https://t.co/aWt0T93Wua @Ethelmonster @AboutThisLater I close all the curtains before I make oven chips but even then I know my mum can tel… https://t.co/Bczhp87w78 @six6jiang seriously tho if we do this we need to get @casskhaw on board cos she is an epicurean @six6jiang omg!!!! @six6jiang it's LITERARY as hell, damn there is a masterchef meets diaspora horror pitch in here somewhere @six6jiang extremely same. i need to fucking learn how to pickle and roll goddamn chappatis and her secret bloody d… https://t.co/tNXkAFEYrv @GameDesignerBen @AboutThisLater ben only a chosen few are powerful enough to learn to cook proper asian mum-level… https://t.co/GlHsHBMEEL
8/11
2019
@corbiewhite @AboutThisLater i literally cannot imagine thisnone of your mums can cook apparently???? sorry guyswow so uh @AboutThisLater's reaction leads me to believe British people do not have nightmares about their mums dyi… https://t.co/mdgpdZsVlC @herebejoshua thank you so much for this, you are so so welcome. i think particularly @joningold & @joethephish fro… https://t.co/1lw3QQpxluwatching castlevania with @AboutThisLater wow. getting mad frollo vibes from this bishop dude but i have questions @leftoblique @kchironis yeah i'm very much here for the asking cis white dudes to show up for this, and i'm also ve… https://t.co/JPuUQVYtCQ @leftoblique @kchironis (And you definitely are taking an activist position - as I should have said more clearly wh… https://t.co/hkZndbhY8e @leftoblique @kchironis Please don't think I think you're letting me down! We're all fighting the fight together, p… https://t.co/edoCm41TNg @kchironis @leftoblique thanks! you too katie. i know that you've personally mentored so many people, and seeing yo… https://t.co/gAkhszM4k2 @leftoblique @kchironis Yep. I also feel ambivalent abt campaigning for women + poc + minorities to enter the indus… https://t.co/UpB16eGYYR @leftoblique @kchironis making sure you have space to go back to fight the battle another day is an important part… https://t.co/ObZVkVxpiR @leftoblique @kchironis ✊🏾Earlier tonight on Nathan road, police without identifying numbers or with handwritten cards..... #antiELABhttps://t.co/iMCustSt07
Retweeted by meg jayanth @leftoblique @kchironis I don't think anyone is saying this isn't a valid choice. But I think you can see its not s… https://t.co/3QoisO6TmR @genderlogindia hey, you mentioned somewhere upthread that you didn't know of enough South Asian writing in the fie… https://t.co/QJ2dr6Po2o
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8/10
2019
@naomialderman (whoops should tell you I'm about to read the article rather than responding to it!) @naomialderman I think in some ways coming from a culture and family that values academic qualifications, I found i… https://t.co/4zE7hWNz5X @naomialderman I suppose bc I went to Oxford I went in expecting to meet entitled elitists there because of wealth… https://t.co/NjyVVYElUU
8/9
2019

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