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Elyse Wanshel @elysewanshel Brooklyn, New York

Reporter at @HuffPost covering disability, culture, social issues, entertainment, crime and the occasional cute cat. I am also fancy according to a 3-yr-old

1,455 Following   1,994 Followers   1,590 Tweets

Joined Twitter 1/9/12


What is Joe Biden’s plan to stop recipe bloggers from telling a long, unskippable, mostly unrelated childhood memor… https://t.co/vJJ8UNkCcp
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11/25
2020
@RandallOtisTV Werewolf Bar Mitzvah
11/23
2020
I am not a musical person, but I would spend $800 on a ticket to this https://t.co/TkY6isZZeu
11/16
2020
@DespinaKarras Could you DM me? I'm off today, but can talk Monday
11/15
2020
@Zipper https://t.co/oXdwA759zJ
11/14
2020
@adamgreattweet That I didn't need to learn how to play the drums bc robots would replace all drummers in the futureI absolutely LOVED The Queen’s Gambit and I wrote about it because I think you should watch it https://t.co/4ycXml4gEH
Retweeted by Elyse Wanshel @emily_ladau Watch Buffy instead. It's of the same time period but way more satisfying
11/13
2020
My prep for Zoom calls has gone from a full face of makeup to, “eh, I’m wearing a bra.” @avenaim @nbcsnl Uh, you're welcome?Same https://t.co/CMv9aHWggR @fabiolasantiago love your column -- especially your post-election one! @kimmythepooh Not at all
11/11
2020
@jaboukie Next year https://t.co/Z18jf6pqut
Retweeted by Elyse WanshelIt seems that we've finally gotten to a point where we can shamelessly discuss Buffy again and I couldn't be happier https://t.co/6r4s0DU3JN @pizza4justice To edit a glossy local magazine called "The Bar Miztah Guide"
11/10
2020
@kimmythepooh Would a hoodie work? https://t.co/yQh2ZUscXTIn Biden's first speech as President-elect, disabled Americans were named. The community is watching to see you car… https://t.co/gcWwvJHOM5
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11/9
2020
@kimmythepooh Doug 💯
11/8
2020
@realDonaldTrump LoserI hope every journalist is getting super drunk today (after their shift is over, oc), falling asleep at 7 pm and sl… https://t.co/QbMiDTf13uHAHAHA https://t.co/ILpcQ8Z4GL
11/7
2020
@welcomet0nature Milton @kimmythepooh Kimmy, stop passive-aggressively tweeting about meMy friend’s 3 year old daughter asked her mom when she will stop watching the “map show”
Retweeted by Elyse Wanshel @alicelfc4 @beaniezee @GrittyNHL Made this just this morning https://t.co/d2p0LyKGLZ
Retweeted by Elyse WanshelI guess we’re all regretting how we initially treated Gritty now https://t.co/yOLK3v13kT @sarahlugor https://t.co/fJIy6O84P1
Retweeted by Elyse WanshelGreat Anne Hathaway apologized, but it's really not on her alone. The problem here is that disabled people still ha… https://t.co/XTwjdQqfUt
11/6
2020
@welcomet0nature Frank Sinatra or Sgt. Floof Face
11/5
2020
@welcomet0nature Dr. GigglebootsGood point, #CountDisabledPeoplesVotes https://t.co/hclgl5Ix1lRespect this pun https://t.co/pANf3e7UnG
11/4
2020
@mariskreizman https://t.co/BKWkx6fiY7 @darth https://t.co/Qe92DBPFha @itsashlyperez https://t.co/FZM6jHO6yq
11/3
2020
@kimmythepooh I liked but don't like
11/1
2020
I’d do ‘Clueless VP’ and place a fly on my head, or ‘VP Candidate’ and just give the side eye all night long https://t.co/V6Hnk9dVdC
10/31
2020
Some neighbors near my parents set up a diff skeleton scene everyday in celebration of Halloween. This is my favori… https://t.co/1Zt1tyVIpx
Retweeted by Elyse Wanshel“The language used at the #MDAKevinHartTelethon evolved from pushing the false narrative that kids with [disabilit… https://t.co/oZzTgdrdgB
10/29
2020
@kimmythepooh https://t.co/iGcLii34qQ @kimmythepooh Do not tell me that Thor: Ragnarok left you in a state of Deep Thought @kimmythepooh Did you watch Better Luck Tomorrow yet?
10/27
2020
Every year near Halloween I always think about “The Monster Mash” and how its singer flippantly explains, “it was a… https://t.co/u9Ve5Xlk22
10/26
2020
@annalandre @MDAorg I'm a reporter from @HuffPost. Could you DM me? @kendra_scalia @MDAorg @kendra_scalia I'm a reporter from @HuffPost. Could you DM me? @anniebe3 @ChrisStrub I'm a reporter from @Huffpost. If you are disabled, are watching #MDAKevinHartTelethon and… https://t.co/1fA8S31jTjI'm a reporter from @Huffpost. If you are disabled, are watching #MDAKevinHartTelethon and have something to say,… https://t.co/WFLk25Ng3m
10/25
2020
@smithsara79 I guess what's fair is fair https://t.co/lEsWZ31I9s @kimmythepooh https://t.co/ONRtp1tLK1Lol, just bc someone helped one disabled person on a personal level doesn't mean she's not going to take away repro… https://t.co/T5cD90tygS
10/16
2020
Laura Wolk made a great argument, and some may find it compelling, but just bc Amy Coney Barrett mentored a blind w… https://t.co/ovjH23GXfI
10/15
2020
the amityville horror house, where 6 people were murdered, feels the need to decorate for halloween https://t.co/ddnTRCh9L3
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10/14
2020
I'm looking for people with MD, or former Jerry's Kids, to speak to me about the MDA Telethon coming back this mont… https://t.co/Hp3YRq3atT"The most important thing to remember is our community is strong. If we vote like non-disabled people we'll have 2… https://t.co/32VgAiB6j6
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10/13
2020
This lion has no pride https://t.co/waIgdcCPI0Mom, watching me deal cards: you have such good hand/eye coordination. Me: I knew getting voted best joint roller… https://t.co/QzNRx7KQ29
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10/9
2020
@julietcprather Hey @julietcprather — I'm a reporter from @HuffPost. Could you DM me?Halloween came early https://t.co/K8XUCXkY3gI feel so seen https://t.co/9QrJjbxf0Athe new trailer for The Craft is cool but I will forever be team "the sequel should've been the original four actre… https://t.co/EW7jkxQLVU
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9/30
2020
I have been informed by credible sources that the number of wrong ballots sent in Brooklyn by the @BOENYC totals over 99,000.
Retweeted by Elyse WanshelJust another reminder to stay on top of your local board of elections about you absentee ballots! Brooklyn resident… https://t.co/5tFvOwxwIlI also recognize that I’m extremely fortunate to be able to do this. A lot of people do not have this option due to… https://t.co/3dKTW18LhqI moved home, and due to my disability, it wasn’t the first time I’ve done this in my adult life. I don’t care how… https://t.co/tmkDNwJmEf
9/29
2020
@bassamus @kimmythepooh Yeah, what flavor? Better not be PLUMI get that Trump is evil and everything, but attacking the way he speaks seems ablelist, lazy and weird — especiall… https://t.co/Quc16oT4VOthank you @ObjectiveJrn for highlighting our fight for a more diverse and equitable newsroom https://t.co/93uQmGTP90 https://t.co/CtYviEbfLm
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9/26
2020
GAME: Which one of these captions is about a puppy or K-Pop?: 1) “HIS LITTLE NOSE SCRUNCH DEVASTATION” 2) “LOOK AT… https://t.co/DAtczdGeUN
9/25
2020
@vswaggy97 … And now I'm officially following @jbfan911 @SallieGHammett @dog_rates @dog_feelings @dogfather @TheGoldenRatio4 Hi @SallieGHammett — I'm a reporter from @HuffPost. Could you DM me?You can’t call yourself a Floridian until at least 90% of your dreams involve an alligatorThis is the tidiest looking anarchy symbol I’ve ever seen, which means it must be 100% real bc, ya know, anarchists… https://t.co/M6XBGcKeRC
9/24
2020
New Yorkers — if you mailed in an application for an absentee ballot, CHECK THE STATUS. Mailed in mine 2 months ago… https://t.co/sw7jkQ5GpV
9/22
2020
I have read 110 books published in 2020 so far. There are so many great books I can recommend to you. You don't hav… https://t.co/Nk9MBb34TX
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9/16
2020
As one of those women of color who left HuffPost in the past 2 years, I am honored to see my former colleagues take… https://t.co/b9WxLFE3aq
Retweeted by Elyse Wanshelthe obsession with cis men dressing up as women in order to harm women is bizarre given how regularly cis men are a… https://t.co/cT3RkVjsCI
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9/15
2020
When we say we want more POC at @huffpost we’re not talking about hiring and promoting people with colorful, visibl… https://t.co/INCgQaN4J5There are more white women named Sara/h than Latinx staff in @huffpost’s newsroom. This is shameful. https://t.co/bVDVgHsSNw
Retweeted by Elyse WanshelI always chuckle at people’s obsession w/thinking folks lie about being Disabled when most lie TO HIDE IT for their own protection.
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9/14
2020
Hey @BuzzFeedNews — you could benefit from hiring some disabled people in management positions. You keep publishin… https://t.co/z0eTpKJhWa
9/10
2020
this is every trump bot account https://t.co/C4oE7UWp2U
Retweeted by Elyse WanshelTweaked this a bit, just to make it a tad more accurate: #AbleismTellsMe that I have to beg and fight for things n… https://t.co/l5kgG8lRLG
9/2
2020
Just discovered that my mom refers to Marco Rubio as “Ruby Baby” and I just can’tLoved this but nothing about Hannibal or Cowboy Curtis???? How dare you, @e_alexjung https://t.co/c0gkUGhApe
8/21
2020
@carlalove @kimmythepooh I'm just curious as to what you'd hear when quietly stalking telemarketersThis is the saddest benefits package I've ever seen https://t.co/6MmyNnyoDb @carlalove @kimmythepooh I have so many questions, but, most importantly, have you ever heard someone fart when you do this? @kimmythepooh Well, you'll get to do it more often then :) @kimmythepooh Ya know when you pick up, they call you more tho
8/20
2020
@VilissaThompson This is so fun!
8/14
2020
@kimmythepooh Why are we not talking about Airbender together right now?
8/13
2020
@kimmythepooh Sup? @emily_ladau @mashable Wow …
7/29
2020
Leslie Jones should just announce and host everything https://t.co/R5kd73xUgx
7/28
2020
@capeybara Still working on this move … since 1990 https://t.co/f0iVBRnOD0
7/27
2020
@wendyluwrites @HuffPost Same here! Now you just need to provide me with your secret for endurance bc I so tired I no can type good @capeybara I'd be making soooo many Janet Jackson dance tributes … and they'd all be terribleDespite being in "The Shape of Water" I'm glad @octaviaspencer is on board #ADA30 https://t.co/fbbFGWgVyzAs a Black disabled woman, I sit at convergence of 3 movements- civil rights, disability rights, women's rights. Pa… https://t.co/yUGdxPXAoR
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7/26
2020

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