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Joined Twitter 1/14/09


@darrengrimes_ https://t.co/m2LQLUrYhF @SnoozeInBrief It's also just completely wrong about language -- people use singular they for a named person in spe… https://t.co/PcP7bxecPM @Danielle_J_Thom Rural homilies by the yard from Cold Content FarmWhy yes, Amber Rudd is a turd, this trending topic is correct @vincentstinks there could also be discontent farms?This is *sob*, our last ever Body Squabbles. It has been (and will continue to be) an unbridled joy & privilege t… https://t.co/yvhJzXnbb2 @dannybirchall Animal Content Farm, where teenagers are paid 2p an hour to reply to tweets with spurious Orwell references
Retweeted by Virtual Birchall @micahwalter https://t.co/s2jcKX6n4D @micahwalter wasted the last three years of my life then @isread mate @prstskrzkrk Is the business model always just Sell Advertising?Are 'content farms' still a thing? @huwlemmey @cheersdeclarer same, but it's because I'm lazyMight fuck around and get intro Ozric Tentacles @derivadow 'opinionated' Tom have you seen the actual state of the UK's press? opinions are all they have, why do y… https://t.co/Rk1uvmnYLL @aehibbins I'm sure I've read some 'blogs' about that.... @aehibbins yes, definitely 'weblogs' were a form created by (privileged) amateurs, picked up later as a content str… https://t.co/auno8Z0CMU @cheersdeclarer such rigour! you're lucky Comrade Tariq is at the back this week. @alicebell going through a lot of job applications is one way to find out what people think you do, and I'm reading… https://t.co/rPdwCYMiJa @alicebell I sort of miss that era of dodgy openness now (tho I don't miss constant arguments about science journalism vs science blogging!) @aehibbins There are lots of born-in-print newspapers and magazines that run 'blog' content alongside their more tr… https://t.co/SR5Pctu5wW @f_sd Well it's not like my kids are going to be particularly impressed by my leaving it lying aroundThis vision of free public debate between rational, independent, equal subjects that is so beloved by academics and… https://t.co/u8TUUPZ4fR
Retweeted by Virtual Birchall @cultauthor Happy to have a go at porting the file itself if you need some helpLRB's here. Which are you reading first?I think the thing I'm enjoying most about this book so far is the slightly-snide references to early-90s computer t… https://t.co/lK7p2vcdSMIf you're waiting for an obscene communication from me, it'll be on its way soon, I've been having a bit of a weekFinal day in fixed-term academic role. I have some casual teaching and RA work lined up for next semester, but al… https://t.co/CZPdvjGSrt
Retweeted by Virtual Birchall @Arbeit_Fish fucking disgusting @Arbeit_Fish oh christ, I knew he was generally not ok, but I missed *that* @alicebell I guess this gets to the nub of the question I might be really asking, which is: 'is it *only* a matter of quality'? @Arbeit_Fish the ubuweb bloke? what's he done now?What *is* the difference between a 'blog post' and an 'article'?As the lockdown is relaxed and government support for workers winds down, @LuciaOC_, who suffers from Crohn’s, asks… https://t.co/yRRQhd61uP
Retweeted by Virtual Birchallᵖˡᵉᵃˢᵉ @ukglo @FionaCandlin @matthewcock @jottevanger @DCMS @ChtyCommission @MuseumsMapping they did!I hate when people tell me I don’t have to live in London. Why are people obsessed with displacing Londoners. Londo… https://t.co/baxaQQ0gbl
Retweeted by Virtual Birchall @hannah_redler soz! @hannah_redler Rolling Stone is still a thing?? @NorahCarlin the posh person
7/10
2020
@NorahCarlin DependsJournalists would rather call white, English property developers working class b/c they have a northern accent than… https://t.co/rbnRb0ZFx1
Retweeted by Virtual BirchallJust once in a while you'll find yourself close enough to a posh person to ask them how posh they themselves think they areI think I need someone to explain to me what actually happened hereI signed the Harpers letter because I wanted to learn to play the harp, I had no idea the correct word is harpists… https://t.co/jttASY6Jdc
Retweeted by Virtual Birchalln*na p*wer had years and years of institutional support and solidarity, multiple quiet words, dozens of chances and… https://t.co/Bb5g3dL1RK
Retweeted by Virtual Birchall @Danielle_J_Thom hirsute's you, sir @DMHardc https://t.co/GUjJjTzPNoFree speech tankies, the most baffling people on earthSalt the fucking earth but more importantly salt the fucking museum field that made it so you had to make your job… https://t.co/1Eyo8Bpzyl
Retweeted by Virtual Birchall @CPGBML You're not communists, you're wankersIf only the sailors at Kronstadt had been transphobes. https://t.co/rZWt84n3elI just ate an excellent pizza in Leigh and you should too. Twentymans, the place is called: https://t.co/bwfFkhMNOY
Retweeted by Virtual Birchall @DMHardc Why has literally everyone I know tagged me in this???Dreaming up an #antiracism curriculum for colleagues. How radical can it be, what can it hold, what might the param… https://t.co/WZiG771zvk
Retweeted by Virtual BirchallEverything about Starmer is forensic except his racism which is unconscious.
Retweeted by Virtual BirchallWait til you find out about English feijoada https://t.co/47ML2g5qdO😮 https://t.co/esuVJ4oZPT @melissaterras bloody hell!! mine took me a week"Somedays diabetes feels like grinding only you don’t get anything good for your labours but you do get to keep you… https://t.co/C5apljfFnJjesus, waiting for this to get 420 likes is tedious https://t.co/hYzPnf4zVWI have a god-shaped hole. And I'm filling it with chips.According to the right wing press- People on the internet being mean to millionaire celebrities who are racists or… https://t.co/sBGO1xjOcs
Retweeted by Virtual Birchall @darrengrimes_ @OwenJones84 @LozzaFox https://t.co/BOrwsXuvHD @pidg I'm stealing this to tweet at Darren Grimes. @melissaterras Almost the first thing I did on the lockdown was fill a skip. It felt good! @TomCabot crowbars, obvs @TomCabot have to be canny with these corvid cunts. they use tools! @TomCabot listen pal, I don't fuck around chatting shit to these little doom-harbingers. the thing you need to do i… https://t.co/3aqPKj5h07One Website To Rule Them All https://t.co/iJgnEZxb0F @edanderson101 @marcusjdl commissions now is it https://t.co/XFP24SvRutToriest on the menu at Wagamama @Baloun @Rebecca_Barden I'm going to say that it makes sense, but in a way that itself makes no sense @Beardynoise her collaborations were better https://t.co/ss8tByiN4y @jaggeree Take care of yourself Chris! Look forward to having you back when things are better ...I’ve been to enough poorly attended indiepop shows to know that social distancing and live music are compatible
Retweeted by Virtual Birchall @owenhatherley @IntrWr PHEW @owenhatherley @IntrWr home to this fine plaque, iirc? https://t.co/uupTsZGUcVthere's one meeting I have that is a bit more like a Cory Arcangel artworkThe continued suggestion that class is an identity rather than a socioeconomic reality is *in itself* right wing https://t.co/GlG5JobbPL
Retweeted by Virtual Birchall"which one of you is the biggest racist pig in this whole shit hole town, I have an article on The Working Class to… https://t.co/SAxjP3b1as
Retweeted by Virtual Birchall @NorahCarlin I'd be super-cautious about the typesettingAny #twitterstorians got an opinion on whether a 54,000-word book can be published A4 size? (With 37 colour plates… https://t.co/fsJ9cvWHyK
Retweeted by Virtual Birchall @DAaronovitch 1.4k likes for your brain wormsLet's see how many of the people losing their shit trying to defend that stupid letter will have anything to say ab… https://t.co/PEPZEVbUu2
Retweeted by Virtual BirchallThe 1970s https://t.co/iZlYDSKIztNever been the same since a colleague suggested that being on big work calls is bit like listening to a slightly boring podcast
7/9
2020
The problem with a free and democratic South Africa today is that the vast majority of Afrikaners and English don't… https://t.co/v0eI3C04Sr
Retweeted by Virtual Birchall"Dear art lovers, if you ever saw us working in Tate shops, if you ever talked to us and felt looked after, if you… https://t.co/efpVBojidO
Retweeted by Virtual BirchallCressida Dick and Ed Balls should do a podcast
Retweeted by Virtual Birchall @Microsoft This technology has literally turned everyone I know into a hellish slow-mo burbling phantasm, this isn'… https://t.co/PjSi5kPaqj @CharadesForNil Claire you don't know how much I wish I could delete my accountDid I just do .... brand banter? I feel dirty https://t.co/WiE0z8qka4um hey so, like, if you own a large automobile, and you're living in a beautiful house with a beautiful wife, maybe… https://t.co/mpcQvCOSRd
Retweeted by Virtual BirchallHundreds of some of the lowest paid most diverse staff working at @Tate in the shops and cafes, many are also artis… https://t.co/XJAXb3t1zf
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Retweeted by Virtual Birchall @TMPHopkins1 Anything by David Gray would be just too obviously Tory @MGM304 It's not a musicToriest BabylonThis is a real kick in the teeth for museum workers.This arrangement was one of the core foundations of the sector. https://t.co/LZ368PEBP7
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7/8
2020

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