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Brandon Bird @Brandon_Bird Los Angeles, CA

"Brandon Bird's Astonishing World of Art" available from Chronicle Books. https://t.co/svbd35iOs5

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Joined Twitter 2/1/10


@sally_tanner @Artfull01 @realDonaldTrump You're stupid as hell. You're saying several hundred buses showed up in y… https://t.co/yuvJ6X6lJESome of you have asked about my experience at the Guggenheim as the first Black curator, woman & creator of the Bas… https://t.co/l2o19mxE5S
Retweeted by Brandon BirdWhen I was young I thought quicksand would be more of a problem in my adult life. Then I began to believe it wasn'… https://t.co/eRnZLMDrqL
Retweeted by Brandon Bird @funranium I wonder how many times he's seen Joker.Scott Adams is the Dunning-Krugerest man alive. https://t.co/XxLJS3HlzyGreat article by @mashagessen! Trump is performing what he thinks is power, but is in fact fascism. A reality tv s… https://t.co/wW08gcjZ6Y
Retweeted by Brandon Birdthere is no amount of reform that can excuse how our current leaders in LA responded to this moment. they made thi… https://t.co/FrQnwudBgj
Retweeted by Brandon Bird @NakatomiTim @RealHughJackman @tanksgoodnews I've given him that sort of benefit of the doubt on things like Jared… https://t.co/aeUQ5gyDQRAbout an hour ago I saw a phalanx of motorcycle cops head around there. https://t.co/77KfndlUc8 @JBennet Because you wanted to lose thousands of subscribers? @LAPPL Seeing the behavior of the LAPD the last several days turned me from "police agnostic" to "Why are we paying… https://t.co/OnTiru29Z3 @LAPPL Take your whole budget. Disband the police.Opa! https://t.co/plx50K7w6z
Retweeted by Brandon BirdSaw two National Guardsman and a broken down Hummer on the shoulder of the Pasadena freeway.
6/4
2020
@Ruby_Stevens Dress him in overalls with the bib partly undone and he could answer a casting call for "yokel." @Ashley50Nica Ask! (213) 974-5555So they are still doing it on a night-by-night basis but also fuck this shit.Also, I was given clarification about the "indefinite curfew" people are reporting--I guess what they ratified toda… https://t.co/iQTGTcop1jWhoa, I called this person's office and (unlike the Mayor's Office) actually spoke to a real person and was able to voice my displeasure.Fuck this asshole. https://t.co/kiQruMFMKt @kathrynbarger End the curfews completely, the protests are fine and don't warrant this overreaction. Also, resign.NYC Has Become A Dystopian Novel: What Happened After 8pm Curfew I’ve been to many protests and marches during my… https://t.co/gS6L5bdbta
Retweeted by Brandon BirdAbolish police. Establish Mathnet. https://t.co/brcrRdgk17
Retweeted by Brandon Bird @WhiteHouse How about instead of fearmongering about made-up bullshit like "antifa" and escalating violence you add… https://t.co/E0K28LFFn5 @RealHughJackman @tanksgoodnews Hugh, this sort of palliative clap-trap is the reason there hasn't been institution… https://t.co/cSzaRvR6fcI regret to inform you that Hugh Jackman is a cop. https://t.co/W4izAvhsrui've been following this in my town and it's just wild how the (zero evidence) antifa bus rumors just keep...moving… https://t.co/UoN2kPosfs
Retweeted by Brandon Birdall im saying is it’s legal to pee yourself in police cars if you get arrested and say “i have to pee” and then the… https://t.co/XI8rmdi5cU
Retweeted by Brandon BirdI once ran into Mr. Avery Brooks in a #Harlem jazz dinner club. During a brief conversation, I wanted to know what… https://t.co/pCKSqCuhHT
Retweeted by Brandon BirdHard to put into words how terrifying and sadistic this is. Los Angeles is a police state. @MayorOfLA and… https://t.co/eYqcP5TRX7
Retweeted by Brandon BirdSpeak up for those whose voice is suppressed. Stay safe and stay kind out there!
Retweeted by Brandon BirdAbsolutely wild to watch some random Bob from Hancock Park casually out-mayor @MayorOfLA on the local news https://t.co/HMQzRJzHbp
Retweeted by Brandon Bird @RealGladstone That's better because I wouldn't want to offend non-sucky Erics such as yourself.License plate: ERICSUXKickstarter to make a "FUCK ERIC GARCETTI" car. https://t.co/v0KMiza6gXUnrelated to anything, but I still haven't seen They Live. I *tried* to see They Live, but was going off the vagues… https://t.co/FybxktM2GW @BloombergFuck I know both of the other two people you're talking about; I have no idea who you are but you're the… https://t.co/HCv7uEd0ES @PeterSciretta @BloombergFuck It's fine, I don't mind being wrong, just wasn't expecting to get roasted over knowin… https://t.co/3zy6L5pFNG @BloombergFuck @PeterSciretta My bad for not thoroughly researching the Magic Castle parking lot. @BloombergFuck @Brandazzle https://t.co/SjKwJBDqnZ @BloombergFuck @Brandazzle The fuck? You think I'm defending them? I'm saying it is literally not the Magic Castle-… https://t.co/4uZi3nZgjh @Brandazzle It's the hotel next door to the Magic Castle, not the Magic Castle.‘There’s no way like the American way’, African-Americans queue up for food and clothing from the Red Cross after a… https://t.co/0biwnnYMkP
Retweeted by Brandon Bird @mattzollerseitz @mantaraw The life of Spock: TOS --> the movies --> guest spot on TNG --> (travels back in time) -… https://t.co/iATfEH1vA4 @mattzollerseitz @mantaraw It's a direct sequel, showing the continuation and conclusion to the story of the Spock… https://t.co/GOTjlP1su2 @jnardino The only time they come to life to sound real is after you accuse them of being a bot. Maybe that's when… https://t.co/MoyDIaoES2 @mattzollerseitz So I wouldn't be surprised if Abrams/Bad Robot had a similar deal and a lot of their decisions abo… https://t.co/Q36ktBckbg @mattzollerseitz Michael Bay had a deal w/ Transformers that gave him a slice of any merch derived from the movie.… https://t.co/R0s2o864PN @mattzollerseitz That part is probably true. I've heard that Abrams wanted to set up the movies as his own sci-fi f… https://t.co/LGUL5Qm23v @mattzollerseitz Nevermind the fact that the Leonard Nimoy Spock who appears in the movies is literally the same Sp… https://t.co/eRZBSr7r3D @AmandaRTubbs Nope! @mattzollerseitz And I think the merch rights for Classic and New were "packaged" separately for licensees, but aga… https://t.co/kzfS6Q1Vkq @mattzollerseitz There's the barest kernel of truth to it--the TV and film rights were in fact split up for a while… https://t.co/qM9nDhDbgCAnd now it's time to block the awful nobody. @mattzollerseitz That's not true, it's something fans made up but now it's taken as fact.Just sharing this awful person's awful comment! https://t.co/eMBTO5W0Rc @sherrykochmail What's the pronoun for "sack of shit" so I know how to address you?Police and city governments could solve this any fucking time.“The curfew will continue on a daily basis until the organized protests are gone,” @LACoSheriff says But the… https://t.co/tMFSnOEzgB
Retweeted by Brandon Bird @MayorOfLA You closed them over a $900 cop car and exacerbated a public health emergency, you shambling failure of a mayor.Wisdom from a 12-year-old boy: “We are not trying to kill or inflict pain on anybody. I feel that Donald Trump is e… https://t.co/QL557cj35G
Retweeted by Brandon Bird @Bob_of_Skull And Megatron in Transformers Dark of the Moon. @mattzollerseitz They're backing off slightly?(People think art is precious and timeless but it's constantly falling apart and being rebuilt.)Put another way: it's expected that anything put out in the public is going to get damaged (by vandalism, the eleme… https://t.co/HGaFpquCB4I've seen a lot of, "we must protect our monuments from desecration!" in defense of this image and let me tell you,… https://t.co/L3hj1qzNguApparently ALL 50 states protested today sooo https://t.co/ZdhEMjp0q9
Retweeted by Brandon BirdI did career day at a middle school right after the inauguration in 2017. The kids knew. https://t.co/1PKa7pdOCY @LAist Jesus fucking Christ. @JayGleghorn @marybethbarone Well you started by arguing, "Not all cops become cops because they had poor grades, t… https://t.co/vdg3IHzHVg @LAPDHQ @gerryconway Call off the curfews, get the armored vehicles off the streets. That's how you can "grow."Eric Garcetti today: https://t.co/Ulq2gQTgpM https://t.co/3wpnQK1aBc
Retweeted by Brandon Bird @JayGleghorn @marybethbarone Since you misinterpreted what I said as well as your own ever-shifting point.But a bunch of racists in the comments said there'd be looting. https://t.co/S61hwE3GRZthis is so cathartic https://t.co/tBF2mAoIOA
Retweeted by Brandon BirdI can't help but think if the gov't had handed out monthly stimulus checks during the pandemic on the regular no me… https://t.co/B6IpX2OWGv
Retweeted by Brandon BirdThe reason I was down with the stay-at-home order: we were being asked to make a concession in our lives for every… https://t.co/BS6PTcjfUp @NPR How does it show him firing a weapon when there's no weapon in his hand at any point in the video?This whole thread, by a Minneapolis city councilperson, is pretty remarkable in the way it captures the hostage-sty… https://t.co/KaWiEQ4tNM
Retweeted by Brandon BirdOh. Fuck anyone still crying about looting/calling property damage “violence.” We are way past that part of the con… https://t.co/NIBBUKU4eP
Retweeted by Brandon Bird @TruthIsUrgent @StephanWarrenTX @MarthaRaddatz Apologies, I see you're just a real person who's totally wasting their life. @FinsUpSailor @EliClifton @JonahDispatch @MarthaRaddatz There's no radical antifa arm except the one in your head. @TruthIsUrgent @StephanWarrenTX @MarthaRaddatz Thanks, totally real account that has existed for two days.this is 100% true. “Attempting to quell” means leaving exit routes accessible, giving people a way to get home, giv… https://t.co/2DmoQWygOm
Retweeted by Brandon Bird @sherrykochmail @libdenk @BLMLA @MikeRoe @LAist @KPCC Who gives a shit. Shut up with your bot nonsense."The curfew will continue until the organized protests are gone" - LA Sheriff Alex Villanueva on KTLA right now sug… https://t.co/bFd56vwB4s
Retweeted by Brandon Bird @StephanWarrenTX @MarthaRaddatz I know, right? https://t.co/Nzx7yp3qci @EricLar17148228 Okay, totally real account.
6/3
2020
@Gabriel4026 @libdenk @BLMLA @MikeRoe @LAist @KPCC You can't be with protestors and also call for a unilateral stat… https://t.co/6JuWDlw1bS @CorpsDawg @libdenk @BLMLA @MikeRoe @LAist @KPCC Really? What does a looter look like?just want to point out that in a demonstration against police brutality, police are not law enforcement, they’re co… https://t.co/zbFUnuLxZk
Retweeted by Brandon Bird @CorpsDawg @libdenk @BLMLA @MikeRoe @LAist @KPCC You know jack shit. @sherrykochmail @libdenk @BLMLA @MikeRoe @LAist @KPCC There's no looting going here, Captain Made Up Facts.I was invited to a secret protest organized by BLM LA. Hundreds of protestors have arrived at Mayor Garcetti's hous… https://t.co/PMDst1AG62
Retweeted by Brandon BirdAll right, let’s do this. Police are America’s largest organized criminal enterprise megathread.
Retweeted by Brandon Bird @JayGleghorn @marybethbarone Again, not totally sure what you're trying to disprove by saying, "They don't hire for… https://t.co/kbLwJEFVaAreally curious now because someone just said this sentence on the lapd community livestream—how many of you identif… https://t.co/bekfRkUKgc
Retweeted by Brandon BirdTALK THAT TALK YOUNG BROTHER https://t.co/yO6PFODzcN
Retweeted by Brandon BirdRunoff election in November! Vote and donate. Vonate. https://t.co/YIeZVAT2SI @david_wolkin Energy vampires. https://t.co/eHIOLDxuxe
6/2
2020

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