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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.

1,854 Following   16,611 Followers   160,179 Tweets

Joined Twitter 12/29/09


Ways to avoid getting your questions answered on @XPlaintheXmen: Phrase them like your are ordering someone to do… https://t.co/GTT4TTXULw
10/24
2020
@teaberryblue Yes. @teaberryblue If you just wanted to, like, show up on the moon and start a bar fight, I'd be game.Weekend reminder: • sex can be for fun • sex can be for love • sex can be for money • sex can be for any combo of t… https://t.co/VfKSxV7aiI
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin))) @teaberryblue My piratical career is rooted in opposition to imperial bullshit, which invading the moon definitely counts as.I’m very burnt out /overworked and underpaid + this vet bill just feels like the rug got pulled out from underneath… https://t.co/pYcqHuYTyS
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin))) @teaberryblue as official pirate king of the moon i should tell you that this might cause some friction in our marriageand a lynch chaser https://t.co/kcrVJK5ewA
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))more tweedy https://t.co/2ac7W4oqfX
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))raymond williams, writing in 1958, responds to the "why should *i* have to pay for others to learn/eat/live" crowd:… https://t.co/HIrnkrT8he
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))yes https://t.co/l96bs3oHXpAt what point does it make sense to just retract the story completely? https://t.co/4mspZpM2nP
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))truth. https://t.co/h3heHynNkPA really convenient thing about being married to the editorial director of King Features is that I get regular inci… https://t.co/q4aquVYKB2I have never felt so seen. https://t.co/muz3iLf16bOur craft sails onward.
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))“difficulty in social interaction for ASD individuals should not be entirely ascribed to their lack of understandin… https://t.co/CUlgxgfNDo
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))So @notlasers and I have determined that Elementary is Inverse Hannibal: it’s about how two people solving weird cr… https://t.co/ZmPYFkTkbX
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))good night, my strange lady. i'm so glad you found us all those years and states ago, and so sorry that i couldn't… https://t.co/wRXPx0JqgW
10/23
2020
Thread. https://t.co/ganyQpAKVRLook, can we put a stop to all this Pratt nonsense? We all know that @ConroyForReal is the best Chris. Everyone els… https://t.co/7iwjRhOlAgThis is a trail camera glitch. But how “Colour Out Of Space” and Hallowe’en like! https://t.co/hLNhPwlqSU
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))NEW REPORT: @WhiteHouse blocked union elections for 2 weeks at start of #COVID19. 17,000 workers silenced, unable… https://t.co/qkUqnp3A6R
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))I can think of many nice academic white ladies who should attend this. https://t.co/wvEjHYOGsG
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))1. The Mi’kma’ki “Lobster Dispute” but really it’s a bunch of racist white fishermen attacking Indigenous people pr… https://t.co/ySUSs5fufN
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))want to solve these problems? pay everyone enough so they have a disposable income, guarantee artists a living wage… https://t.co/MuVxNNa3SQ
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))as is, its only corporations getting angry that someone ELSE is potentially profiting off of artist’s labor without them getting a cut
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))there IS a conversation to be had about how consumption-as-content culture is helping alienate people from media an… https://t.co/jbeQCyD1Zl
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))GETTING STARTED: We’re here outside Greene Correctional Facility, COVID -19 hotspot. At least 100 incarcerated peop… https://t.co/kheTDNFQ7i
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))A dear friend of mine is trying to move away from an abusive situation she’s been enduring for the past few years.… https://t.co/EflnRcLD0J
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Less discussed, but important reason we need to flip the senate, AND pay strong attention to local races: Public tr… https://t.co/cC3lsUxfPi
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))everyone is arguing who the best chris is, but the clear answer is christopher eccleston. https://t.co/fFuLSODgX4
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))thatsbelievable: https://t.co/jxjVhA0TY2jabberwockypie: anexperimentallife: wodneswynn: clatterbane: the-emergency-medical-hologram: damianmcgintleman: i h… https://t.co/EDsaxwKlfdI wish, after four years of dealing with white nationalism at the forefront, our media ecosystem was able to treat… https://t.co/QkyYZHpxPy
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin))) @kellytindall I feel this deeply.People at protests are also "someone's son or daughter, husband or wife, brother or sister." They're also "as compl… https://t.co/yrgzUdaCjx
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))personally, i think it’s kind of whack that urban outfitters can charge $40 for a t-shirt no questions asked, meanw… https://t.co/q3OjnP2eVX
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin))) @LitheraPrime at this point, a total break from reality seems like the most promising optionWhat’s important about pronouns is that they make YOU feel comfortable and respected when people address you with t… https://t.co/NbbCjIqA8u
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Important to remember that pronouns and gender aren’t as related as we treat them! You can use the pronouns you lik… https://t.co/AmqykwpU58
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Oh neat! It’s international pronouns day! I’m agender and genderqueer but I usually prefer she/her pronouns because… https://t.co/f4MYp8a3Jr
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Does this look like an appropriate father/son interaction to you? https://t.co/x9HEHwcZ3i
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))It would be nice to have a day in which only one terrible and/or monumentally difficult thing happened at a time!PROFESSOR GARRITY IS IN IT (he's one of the few actors I consistently recognize even in bit roles) https://t.co/ZpaKaNI3Ze
10/22
2020
@CryptTrash @ReverendSpider I very much hope so @ReverendSpider Pennies, acorns, gravel, the shitty blind box toys that you end up with 30 of when you're trying to… https://t.co/FZ39Zk1ZXVPsychiatrists are like, “I try to keep my rates affordable. $500 for an initial consult and $300 for a 30 minute me… https://t.co/8LJMRKY4jf
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Anyone who has ever read as female for any significant amount of time knows that there are cis men out there who LO… https://t.co/qTXMiELpCV
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))It's 2020, just let the X-Men all be sword lesbians if they want to, damn
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))This is uncomfortably relatable. https://t.co/E7ZXnrfAGJUnintentionally sexually traumatizing your coworkers is still sexually traumatizing your coworkers and the idea tha… https://t.co/dqoP0yQ4jN
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Introducing https://t.co/rnO6wYFg9z, a new resource for those working in the field of Critical Internet Studies. We… https://t.co/rpi5O02xEn
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Tom Lehrer... - dduane: At age 92, Tom Lehrer has put all his songs and lyrics in the public domain. Before he dies… https://t.co/AjU4MJBRyZ"Do not leave children unattended" Soviet matchbox label, 1960 https://t.co/tX2O6YD7Ek
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Yay!! It’s the return of Harry Crane, Topless Mathematician! #elementary
10/21
2020
“As a disabled person, you don't have anyone to look to or learn from and no one hands you a book and says, 'This i… https://t.co/KU0q5MALWv
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))“Having a wedding in 2019 or 2020 in front of these gorgeous colonnades on a plantation, all it does is reinforce t… https://t.co/UgCnFLEeFz
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Oh, WOW!!! @KurtBusiek and @sabotflask - tagging just in case this hadn’t made it your way https://t.co/gO68iaL9Tkhave a procedure in a few days, please rt! https://t.co/enLcBvZJYK
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))please retweet and donate if you can, we are two nonbinary/trans queer poc and we need so much help. anything at al… https://t.co/QqnLxzl8gL
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))There are a lot of times when I miss Oregon, but election season might be the most pervasive. @AmazonChique (stompy boots not pictured)read this comic immediately, please. https://t.co/jigLFcVk5D @gjallerbru bold of you to assume it ever left @transscribe I... what? @JoeStreckert I vaguely recall that they first formed to oppose desegregation and very much hope that I remember incorrectly.My impression of neighborhood associations is that in the mid-1900s they stood against destructive Robert Moses-esq… https://t.co/yyMdBT2KVI
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin))) @Jennifer_deG lmk if you want close-up reference photos of chicken feet--I took a bunch of Ros and Guil because THEY ARE SO WEIRDThis Dread Disease We Call Skin, my new book, is coming out in print and digital on November 1st, it’s a collection… https://t.co/YBYWarZpk6
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin))) @AbeGoldfarb @GOP Shareholder profits, basically.(Tea's grandma basically dresses like an Edward Gorey drawing of a Fashionable Older Lady, and it's great.)Batman vs. @teaberryblue's Grandma: A Comparative Study -Dresses exclusively in black and grey. -Has terrible self… https://t.co/e6JDvbzeS1I really need to finish / print the THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE IN HELVETICA design I was working on forever ago. @lawyerpwny @warcabbitMWM It's REALLY cool and feels a lot like learning to see the arrow in the FedEx logo.Through skimming twitter, I have managed to put together that people are leaping to the defense of a dude caught ma… https://t.co/MQujS2OTiM @teaberryblue My point exactly! @lawyerpwny The documentary about the font. @teaberryblue i feel like this might just be a swimming hole in South Carolina and then pocketing the changeSherman's March https://t.co/JOMKn5xo19
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Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Helvetica https://t.co/TibgUoFFvB @KTildenFrost YEP. I was writing fan letters to logicians at 5 and nobody thought this was at all--anything?(For folks just tuning in: I'm a trans man; I came out in my 30s; when I'm talking about my early life, it's as som… https://t.co/2ehWngg9kgAnyway, although I try not to, there are a lot of might-have-beens that I wonder about sometimes; and most involve… https://t.co/F4iBJy3tVYGoing back -- This was not subtle; in fact, it was often so pronounced that the boys in question *commented on it,*… https://t.co/cUzQRk4IeQ(Obviously boys who deviate in specific ways get quashed incredibly viciously; which is a different and also import… https://t.co/yNM2jAComlGrowing up--in schools, in social situations, everywhere--the ways in which I was exceptional or deviated from expe… https://t.co/AVoGBNpKZg1) This is important. 2) It impacts female-assigned people as well as female people. 3) Something the article fails… https://t.co/z4jimX6jNGWhoever came up with the idea for emailing website users about their "recently viewed items" should be put in goddamn time-out.
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))So Uber is saying, "vote to continue underpaying your driver by 25-100%." Anyone who is a worker should be deeply a… https://t.co/xomyHIcfCl
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin))) @markcrilley While I recognize that it would be a terrible idea, my knee-jerk response was definitely “that sounds fun!” @seananmcguire A baby full of OPINION!Join @UWM English for tomorrow's Vilas Trust lecture! April Baker-Bell discusses how anti-Black linguistic racism/w… https://t.co/acunEwfSMD
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10/20
2020
Advertising guy: "guys nobody is buying our acetate sheets anymore what can we do????" Me, high out of my mind: "fe… https://t.co/s4z0Q6uyH1
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Election season is a great reminder of the extent to which humans can be motivated by the promise of special stickers
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))Holy cats, there's a MASSIVE Greg Pak sale of my Marvel books at @comiXology right now! Huge discounts on the digit… https://t.co/Mscm3lZ0Hd
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin)))🚨 REMINDER 🚨 today is the LAST day to register to vote, PA! https://t.co/LMJ83XtpKu
Retweeted by (((Jay Edidin))) @accommodatingly YEPAt the end of WW2, as the Soviets relentlessly marched through the eastern front, Hitler invented imaginary German… https://t.co/Au796ul3ih
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10/19
2020

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