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(((Jay Edidin))) @NotLasers Icon art by David Wynne.

Writer, Editor, Pirate King of the Moon, X-Pert. Also @WorstMuse, @XPlaintheXMen. Represented by @kate_mckean. Queer, trans, and very tired. Male pronouns.

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Joined Twitter 12/29/09


@CarrieMPruett And the general interstitiality, and the fact that it's like a dozen different genres! @fissionmale YES(I should qualify here that I am talking about the manga, not the animated series, which I have not seen.) @jessnevins @CarrieMPruett GOOD @CJIsWingingIt I haven't watched any, just read the manga, where the fights are as smooth as the finest silk and/or sharks. @CarrieMPruett Describing my taste as "My favorite comic is Finder" really only works if you know Finder; but if yo… https://t.co/nMxqxERxocIt is impressively bizarre, and also very technically impressive.At one point I used the phrase "like if Barry Windsor-Smith were Rob Liefeld but more so," and I think I stand by t… https://t.co/LTixOxjo0dRecently, @DangerDontStop introduced me to Grappler Baki, which I can thus far best sum up with a series of inchoate flails.I particularly love things that are difficult to pigeonhole, which is great for sustaining obsession but terrible f… https://t.co/xn749LUkg9Hire Black artists to draw your science fiction and fantasy and quirky humor. Hire Black artists to draw props and… https://t.co/LssC2LuYfv
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))I wrote this LAST YEAR. https://t.co/0zjold8bws
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Are. You. Shitting. Me. @CripCampFilm couldn’t find an #AutisticAndBlack person for some reason? They had to get… https://t.co/D1ENijM8ZI
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin))) @seananmcguire @LaraTWhite (but that stays in the realm of twitter jokes, because you are the best, and i trust you implicitly.) @seananmcguire @LaraTWhite I wouldn't even. I'd just sigh really meaningfully, but somehow it would be even worse.💘 @BenSanAZ ahahahaha no that would require a level of competence and commitment to cake art that I in no way possess.It would be nice if the diagnostic criteria of ADHD were the actual symtoms and not the most common consequences of… https://t.co/brOCrmO89V
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))i am telling you this so that you understand why there's currently a 20 lb bucket of fondant in the living room.a pair of connected lessons that many of my friends have learned, to their varying detriments: a) i pay very close… https://t.co/2NSu8ropCz @nataliereed84 BUT SO MUCH LESS WORDY narrative and thematic distillation at its finestthe social media thing can probably be expanded generally to "extreme focus on branding" https://t.co/NPIFNekGVs
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin))) @nataliereed84 And the ways the lyrical motifs get traded and echoed between "What Have I Done" and "Javert's Suici… https://t.co/oLXl2TRW7D @nataliereed84 YES, and it keeps going throughout the show and culminates in Javert's suicide and dang it's so good @nataliereed84 i have a lot of feelings about how intricately and deliberately constructed this entire show is and… https://t.co/msVV7oUWRT @nataliereed84 oh DANG @sackobooks !!!!!!! Paging @asher_elbein as well. @AndrewBellemer Weird, gross nature is the BEST nature! @bxtorr19 Kind of the opposite, honestly--In this case, the issue is the newspaper editor who *pulled the strip and… https://t.co/EVdRpwTOvN @bxtorr19 little bit https://t.co/KjI512l6THHey demons it’s ya girl in @NBCNews I appreciate @wilsonwillywong for this write up of the personal hellfire I’ve b… https://t.co/U4grT4UdU4
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))A job is not a gift. In the creative industries, employers get away with a lot because they (and we) treat it as su… https://t.co/UqDYddWXho
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin))) @bxtorr19 you... know who i'm married to, right? =)Today, while researching for the @XPlaintheXmen 304 cold open, I found a continuity loop that I'm fairly sure a) wa… https://t.co/38BOVIkAJ9
8/4
2020
saturnsocoolioyep: robotsandfrippary: shutyourmoustache: So now there’s a Wall of Moms, Wall of Dads, and Wall of V… https://t.co/hiSWit6xE8I've spent the summer using comics as part of my grad course discussing social justice issues in Education - this i… https://t.co/xij8gQg0dA
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin))) @Bustronaut Canonically, it varies.M #177 | Xavier has to tell the kids Magneto flew away.
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Hidden Vol.116 | The problem with the X-Men remains canonical.
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Ultimate #63 | The X-Men discover a completely different printing technology and completely different paper stock.
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))In today's second edition of #XMenMonday (!), we're talking to color artist @ChrisOHalloran about coloring comics,… https://t.co/4gGpdbGoLW
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Just placed my daily call to my senators asking them to #SavetheUSPS! Here's the script I'm following if you need s… https://t.co/a0tD8vGQ7Y
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Really aggravating to watch Black artists burn out after offer/rejection/offer/rejection since June. If you're reac… https://t.co/5xCwU9E9X4
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Where are all the staunch defenders of states’ rights now? https://t.co/UFvKap375t
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))My bef friend @Pidgejen & @SeanSaifaWall led this movement. This is very important & a HUGE WIN and has possibili… https://t.co/lOJZpwtgOV
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin))) @cytherea @sexposparenting It's still limited because of the nature of breaking books down by specific genitals (wh… https://t.co/18xbCOmayp
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin))) @cytherea @sexposparenting I'm the author of the BBB, the last edition I asked the publisher to include information… https://t.co/1ggQKH6FiC
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))“Any kid hitting puberty (cisgender or transgender) who is born with the parts people call boy parts should underst… https://t.co/PgTxASbgXh
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))In my latest for @bitchmedia, I examined the structural (legal and editorial) barriers faced by journalists who att… https://t.co/Io1OlxzIYF
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Jay & Miles X-Plain the X-Men, Episode 303 – No Simple Answers, feat. Laura Hudson - xplainthexmen: In which writer… https://t.co/JX93KcETsCkittydesade: katthekonqueror: As a matter of fact, if your employer fires you for anything relating to forming a un… https://t.co/9eJXviuZsi @hermanos I was expecting a double entendre or mistranslation; but, no, this is EXACTLY what it says on the tin.When I asked how Pastor Doug Wilson would respond to observers who say he’s exploiting people’s fear to further his… https://t.co/C9kA5lphv5
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin))) @Kevin_Church I unironically and deeply love tracing the intersections of aesthetic, communicative, and commercial… https://t.co/MZI3Lfhi9y @stalecake I mean, both seem plausible.I did not know this; and it is fascinating. https://t.co/xhq8Nq9YOuLibraries are not low risk. Libraries are not low risk. Libraries are not low risk. Libraries are not low risk. Lib… https://t.co/GpxgKtF3pb
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Safety precautions https://t.co/HxWotfZUka
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))LOOK WHAT IS HAPPENING ON ONE OF MY TOMATO PLANTS RN EMERGING CICADA MAGIC https://t.co/5fV0eaCsF6
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin))) @JuddLegum @NotLasers OR hand it over the counter to the post office that serves the city hall/town hall, because t… https://t.co/POzeJBwxbT
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))ASPD means he was not always a nice person. Sometimes he was an unsafe person. Sometimes he was a violent or emotio… https://t.co/hgqe0v1BOO
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Nate died from a heroin overdose. He self-medicated for ASPD (what a lot of people call sociopathy) and crippling agoraphobia.
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Thread. https://t.co/iOnEKZ8fbmDevastating deep dive by @edyong209 into the egregious fuckeshittery that defines these United States of America. https://t.co/BgA2i0eqpk
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))4. There are steps that you can take to make sure your mail-in vote is counted: - Request your ballot now - Compl… https://t.co/bTWPC4p4uG
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))thisgirlshouldbestudying: systlin: Here, a cheater course on caring for natural fibers! 1. Wool. Treat it like it h… https://t.co/6wunEIzHAxThis, by the way, is indeed THAT John Boyne, who approaches his research and writing about trans issues with simila… https://t.co/74GfM4A00i
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))My new op-ed. The NYPD is *unreformable.* Despite decades of reform, they're still using banned chokeholds. Cars, c… https://t.co/ykFCwz3521
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Thread. https://t.co/vvxuBvNYPYWooould you like to hear me talk about the ethical and emotional complexities of consuming and enjoying media by pr… https://t.co/GRmPQBuAVR
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Jay & Miles X-Plain the X-Men, Episode 303 - No Simple Answers, feat. @laura_hudson https://t.co/3i6HWstIAU
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin))) @24panels Alternately, this is not my first cannibal rodeo. @24panels Oh, I know. I've seen it before. @chris_page Gotta breathe sometime.(don't get me wrong, things are pretty gay in s1, too; but in s2, they Own It.)oh, hannibal s2, when things just get gay as all get-out @HeatherAntos Can we start a really wholesome pancaked-based secret society?Restless.
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin))) @HeatherAntos HELL YEAH Tea's mom added some cornmeal and fresh kernels to day-old batter this morning and it was amazing.Manhattan Beach was once home to Black beachgoers, but the city ran them out. Now it faces a reckoning https://t.co/hvlEkNVcCX
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin))) @help_thewrwolvs With a few dozen lovingly taken photographs of every g-ddamn ingredient.Also, I appreciate the pragmatism of taping cards in it.Margali: Kurt, I think you’re old enough now to know. You’re adopted. Kurt: WHAT Amanda: How is that is a surprise… https://t.co/ID2BxgHvEp
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Brooding hills loom over our boat.
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))There is a lot I enjoy about Hannibal--some that I caught my first time through, some that I've noticed on the rewa… https://t.co/8vFaEFTssCHonored to campaign with @WorkingFamilies for my sister, the fearless @IlhanMN https://t.co/ttIexvaFK7
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))(yes)Do you think Hannibal Lecter likes to imagine that he's torturing Beethoven every time he plays harpsichord?replace ellen with the twenty-minute pilot "Pryde of the X-Men" Just replay it twice in an hour time slot and replay it every day
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))SECONDED. Pivoting to video was the worst idea. https://t.co/7NhZWl365k
8/3
2020
@Jennifer_deG It really transcends generations, y’know?This #covid19 graphic is gutting Lockdown *instantly* flattened the curve for #Toronto's richest/whitest areas. Fo… https://t.co/nAErqwQScz
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))I have finally allowed myself to get truly angry about the "let's fuck with this year's nominees in the guise of pr… https://t.co/M8r6Zjjkev
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))*nods gravely* https://t.co/7bXE1en5RhDon't forget why the Post Office is struggling financially: a cynical 2006 law requiring them to have 75 years of r… https://t.co/zDT5Iemn6L
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Today is Roma Holocaust Memorial Day, in which we remember the victims of the Romani genocide (we call this Porajmo… https://t.co/k4PZKXe9Gv
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Today @teaberryblue and I cut each other's hair on the porch, like the proper queers we are.Why did American policing get so big, so fast? The answer, mainly, is slavery. https://t.co/81tcdSJ4PY
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))AW https://t.co/nBDw6l38vl @ThisIsMrDanger This is a brilliant idea.I’m going to open tip sketches again today! I always feel the need to justify this with a specific goal but the rea… https://t.co/klS36mVH2n
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8/2
2020

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