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Ian Bogost @ibogost Atlanta, GA

Writer and game designer. Professor of media studies, computing, business, architecture @GeorgiaTech. Contributing Writer @TheAtlantic. Editor @ObjectsObjects.

5,427 Following   106,132 Followers   6,136 Tweets

Joined Twitter 6/15/07


@SSadnro Honestly, it's p epic. @speedmaster ty ty @speedmaster I made it. @4bend There’s a joke I’ve been making lately which is: https://t.co/4M9sepmMyN @Distopos @mcmansionhell The heartwood/sapwood patterns are intentional, as are the burled and unburled pieces. @GraniteGeek The star (or angel if you prefer)Welcome to the Advent Calendar of Curiosities 2020! I've been collecting weird and fascinating facts all year – her… https://t.co/x3vYx1bGWC
Retweeted by Ian BogostWonderful to read the final Who Are You?, Alex Custodio, the Platform Studies book on the GBA. A great project that… https://t.co/h48Ub06sM0
Retweeted by Ian Bogost @BusStationDrift @RichardMetzger Myrrh dispensary proprietor. @Adrian6684904 Joseph and Mary are in the center. Nobody has a face.Time to haul out the Bauhaus nativity. https://t.co/KEGDRvb0Mf @andrew_galassi Or meat loaven. @dlberes His Krypton name. @fwifo https://t.co/ng6gapj2I9 @roxaloxa The generic term is “potato tot.” @roxaloxa Actually, Tater Tot is a registered trademark of the Ore-ida corporation. @justinhendrix https://t.co/ACtdYSJLWhActually, it’s “taters tot.”It’s truly incredible how basically impossible it is to search for something on the internet successfully. @ManiacalV It’s juniper. There’s a tablespoon of gin in it.I finally did it. https://t.co/EDqdisTffP
12/1
2020
Update: Just ordered my own inflatable yard monolith. @andykopas Reserve your COVID-safe family monolith visit and shopping pickup today.We're two weeks away from monolith Instagram stations outside select Target stores.Congratulations to @robotsmarts! https://t.co/In6nx4rZwjMy new little book just arrived in the mail! (It's got a lovely matte finish!) Thanks so much to @noctambulate & th… https://t.co/24zvHgQKH2
Retweeted by Ian Bogost @ScottNover Almost anything is better than this tho. @ScottNover The best technique I’ve found is having lots of other things to do instead.Not sure if you’ve tried just not looking at this app, but it works really well.
11/30
2020
Oh yeah https://t.co/4K5bxwrS57How will we memorialize all those who we have lost during the pandemic? @ibogost commissioned three artists to begi… https://t.co/tGEwewx0nE
Retweeted by Ian Bogost @doriantaylor I’ve done it. Fawaffles. It’s good.
11/29
2020
Can’t believe they finally gave baby Yoda a name and it’s Doug.No gods, no masters https://t.co/LtSg4dz8sC @krash63 The trick is to have a tiny waffler like this one. Then there’s less pressure.Wafflers are magic devices. They can turn anything whatsoever into a version of itself with maximal surface area. T… https://t.co/3JSpQP9gRlAlways be waffling. https://t.co/og6HCyz8bDWait but what if https://t.co/pF8VIqBie0Hey girl, https://t.co/dwMdS8LbH9 @Chef_Lu_Bu It’s too much. @Chef_Lu_Bu So many Instagram ads. It’s fine. Meh. @seeshespeak Ahem.
11/28
2020
@seeshespeak "to be fair"After seemingly weeks in the post, Office by @seeshespeak finally arrived! Only just started it but pleased to see… https://t.co/DgP2dqVufL
Retweeted by Ian BogostEverybody’s getting a copy of Der Zauberberg this Christmas.Why parents in some Georgia school districts are frustrated, in a nutshell: Atlanta students still don’t know when… https://t.co/wp86ytNZoM
Retweeted by Ian BogostFor my sandwich tweeps, a special Black Friday discount on Sandwich Monist enamel pins. Use code BUN20BUN at check… https://t.co/kpoNoUhuWqPlease don’t do this even without athlete’s foot. https://t.co/gunMcMfhzyI bought some pants during quarantine and I hate them because they are pants.I am not thankful for pants. Pants are the worst. Shoes too. @qui_oui @trentmkays Oh you mean ghoul cookies? @ianmccarthy @amandamull Aufhebong @modernserf @mcclure111 Oh god I had this book.
11/27
2020
Adorno McNothing confirmed. https://t.co/eFZmoVmAJy @bvac Yeah this is not a risk at my house.Thinking about posting an urgent alert on NextDoor that our allspice clearly doesn’t have all the spices and has an… https://t.co/CUDhBjPjMq @avantgame ❤️❤️❤️Thanksgiving tips. You’re gonna want a second plate, but you’ve already eaten enough. What you really want is to t… https://t.co/9Z2YSo88hzOkay listen up. If your stuffing isn’t in the bird (which it shouldn’t be), then you can call it dressing. But you… https://t.co/PXGZdHo3ld @dmytri This is great to have all in one place. @gameism I am enraged. @ibogost Love that their answer to “Meetings are Bad, Actually,” isn’t “how can we have less meetings,” it’s “how c… https://t.co/TQbbsyBehI
Retweeted by Ian BogostNo. Stop it. https://t.co/C57kAtVB3R @amandamull The game also feels that way.Yard farkle. https://t.co/6mmd45tlBW @CarloHenden Support to hold it up.Oh no. https://t.co/lSy72zd4gWKnow your bird. https://t.co/TkUs6b5oUgPlease take a minute on Thanksgiving to support Georgia voters. Just click to get a personal link to share with fri… https://t.co/dJWe92iZIa
Retweeted by Ian BogostMeet DeLillo, the gingerbread turkey. https://t.co/zcYQsR1qBnYou do not realize that Ready Player Taco was the only restaurant to survive the franchise wars.Something that’s been bothering me for 30 years: “Rock” doesn’t really rhyme with “Cinemark.” https://t.co/4Ts80A54qqTime to make the traditional gingerbread turkey. https://t.co/CgWeGfq7GtOh this is bad. https://t.co/f7qpOOpoLPOh my god. https://t.co/XiG4nK5YUC @xor This feels important. @doriantaylor It’s easier to say yes.My Substack, The Carpeted Bathroom, is also my VR nightclub and my signature salad dressing. @atduskgreg Correct, that’s the blog part. It’s mostly for your mom’s kids. @atduskgreg Yes, a blog is a newsletter.Thesis 2000: Blogging! Antithesis 2004: Are bloggers journalists? Synthesis 2008: Journalists can also blog. Thesi… https://t.co/mExBLuQ8A3
11/26
2020
After This Clause, NY Times HeadlineA COVID-19 memorial is probably inevitable, but what would it look like, and how would it work? Can it even be thou… https://t.co/FSGdfFu2oI
Retweeted by Ian BogostI keep telling you. https://t.co/E2o8nQR2lvHey, can we not? https://t.co/K9LxEIROty @sippey @HipCityReg Now I am finally free. @matthewlehew @TheAtlantic Nobody Asked for an ObeliskNever forget. https://t.co/YZnVP8nAW5“We wanted to see, in the brutal heaviness of the moment, how some of the nation’s most exciting designers might me… https://t.co/GreXHrjZFf
Retweeted by Ian BogostOh. https://t.co/QNyhVhamKb
11/25
2020
We commissioned designers to imagine what a COVID-19 memorial could, or should, look like. @ibogost reports the res… https://t.co/XFBXQwYX5K
Retweeted by Ian Bogost @Antje_Gamble @Monument_Lab There are lots of great things I didn't discuss here, and Monument Lab is def one! @AKMA @flantz @thedextriarchy One of my favorite things I've ever written. Thanks for that.Good news: Facebook knows how to automatically demote content that is “bad for the world” Bad news: the execs don’… https://t.co/dmZOLo4pa6
Retweeted by Ian BogostI didn't discuss this in the piece, but starchitect crowning/affirming design competitions with secretive, scarf-we… https://t.co/QN0QpYhUZ3It was a real privilege to watch Sekou Cooke (@sekou21), Ronald Rael and Virginia San Fratello (aka Rael San Fratel… https://t.co/uFre2F1LN5A COVID-19 memorial is probably inevitable, but what would it look like, and how would it work? Can it even be thou… https://t.co/FSGdfFu2oIPretty sure that makes it not a radio. https://t.co/NfOT4FFVrD @no_wrk La plage de non @tvandlust I do not eat the jars.
11/24
2020

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