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Laurie Penny @PennyRed London/Los Angeles

Author, journalist, feminist, nerd. Screenwriter: The Haunting Of Bly Manor, The Nevers, Carnival Row. Latest book: 'Bitch Doctrine'. Patreon below. they/she

4,100 Following   178,071 Followers   51,670 Tweets

Joined Twitter 1/26/09


@jennyjaffe PLS @Legendgerry @aptshadow @bigfinish @bigfinish should reply to my emails sometime ;)THE BAT SIGNAL HAS BEEN RECEIVED https://t.co/S1IULjGwYBI've wanted a hat with bunny ears for about 25 years. I finally ordered one two weeks ago. In black, naturally. I w… https://t.co/c2XOyDrOeI @evacide ...why? Why would they do that?The faithless one and the loyal lover, their hands entwined. In the street, the woman in red. The faithless one, hi… https://t.co/LueDNLSnrDKaren, her ire incoherent, the manager summoned. https://t.co/ZwvFqlibyC
1/22
2021
@JillFilipovic @PennyRed had an enlightening breakdown a little while back: https://t.co/xpvw1rM5Ly
Retweeted by Laurie Penny @jennyjaffe https://t.co/WqoWVxCdu9Ahem @evacideSeriously. Go and have a nap. The world is not going to end if you have a little nap and turn off the news for a fe… https://t.co/H6rAmN6wjvThe best possible way to celebrate #BidenHarrisInauguration is with a nap.I am ready to live in a nation run by people who are far too busy to make time for childish drama.I’m exhausted. I’m so sick of the drama. The whole world is exhausted and sick of drama. But given the work that n… https://t.co/txDCG5t0kTIt really is okay if your major emotion today is just exhaustion. #BidenHarrisInauguration #COVIDー19
1/21
2021
@LifesWoods Ugh sorry my vagina is tweeting again. Pay it no heed @MARIADAHVANA The question is how can we watch?I hope Doug Emhoff does ALL the Second Gentleman shit. I hope he chooses the HELL out of that china and hosts the s… https://t.co/b9iSCRlqbx
Retweeted by Laurie PennyElecting a President isn’t about choosing your champion. It’s about choosing your enemy. It’s choosing who you wan… https://t.co/kBV0udoR0C
Retweeted by Laurie Penny @joelrinaldi @notmyviews Ok what on Earth went on hereElecting a President isn’t about choosing your champion. It’s about choosing your enemy. It’s choosing who you wan… https://t.co/kBV0udoR0C @graceelavery https://t.co/YvSPQ2f62bFYI it’s indoors and I’m living in LA so winter barely exists @JackMcInroy @tonybonesarelli @charles_kinbote Honestly where is the lie.Me when someone asks me to ‘just take care of the plants for a few months, it’s easy’: https://t.co/JYxy397Y4D https://t.co/5uUtosLMZ4I keep telling you to stop going through my stuff. https://t.co/qyevJVMBxyIs there an easy podcast or similar that might help the anxious utter beginner not kill a bunch of what to my eyes are clearly triffids?Plant people: please help. I’m living in a lovely friend-of-a-friend’s apartment. I have been left in charge of he… https://t.co/kM576penvO
1/20
2021
@WarrstoriesO Wait till you find out that the target is dating your ex-wifeDiminutive safe-cracker who is constantly threatening to leave the mission and is the only one allowed to backchat… https://t.co/JJiYxXSWZe @Karnythia Mikki I’m so sorryCan confirm that two years later, and now happily albeit mysteriously married, I’m still putting out ranting tweets… https://t.co/dyhcyWCraNMy students: Me: i hope you have all found room in your story for at least one heavy handed metaphor for capitalis… https://t.co/4jzWJXnesF
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1/19
2021
Pull on your discourse hazmat suit because we are wading right in. https://t.co/VYq1OhBcRz
Retweeted by Laurie PennyI was going to post a pithy remark on the #SATCNextChapter being akin to my bigoted alcoholic grandma and letting s… https://t.co/okRFuy7ILi
Retweeted by Laurie PennyIn case you’re wondering why the air quality is bad in LA. Not cars! Just the crushing amount of cremations happeni… https://t.co/Gx045hOBJw
Retweeted by Laurie PennyMy students: Me: i hope you have all found room in your story for at least one heavy handed metaphor for capitalis… https://t.co/4jzWJXnesF
1/18
2021
Don't think about the W***erman. Do not speak of the W***erman. If you say his name...he will come.I know everyone's having a difficult time rn so here's a picture of an obscene carrot, hope my account doesn't get… https://t.co/c3vKPnag7F
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1/17
2021
@debcha Miles Vorkosigan: making burnout look heroic since 1986Mood: seriously thinking of getting a Dendarii Mercenaries shirt for the 7 people out there who would get it.I’m comfort-reading, and have decided to go right back through the Vorkosigan saga for the first time in 13 years.… https://t.co/oaPOMkoSBIWe are delighted to announce that the 33rd stamp in the US Postal Service Literary Arts series honors Ursula. Stamp… https://t.co/5qgdpWHej8
Retweeted by Laurie Penny @SadMarshGhost Go straight to the Janni Nemo books. They’re dazzling. @Look1Waffles Wasn’t he the hot one who died horribly? I mean more horribly than normal...Twitter: ‘The Redwall books!’ Me, an intellectual None More Goth: ‘The Deptford Mice or GTFO’ https://t.co/mllaheaWwV
1/16
2021
@BootstrapCook @GretaThunberg Thank youuuuuu <3 @SketchesbyBoze @GretaThunberg @BootstrapCook Where?!Please tell me again why we shouldn't use the word fascist to describe these *checks notes* Armed white supremacist… https://t.co/8idaJtp6A4
Retweeted by Laurie PennyTo be clear, I don’t mean that ‘it’s inspiring that some people can be activists despite their ASD.’ I think the AS… https://t.co/1W4Ac0Kc1PPeople with ASD make bloody brilliant activists. @GretaThunberg, @BootstrapCook are an inspiration, because they… https://t.co/Zrn6TiBTl2 @merrittk @PennyRed wrote an amazing article, noting: 'trying to bring someone over to your side by publicly demons… https://t.co/jbEdtvWdFb
Retweeted by Laurie PennyI'm sorry, but there's been a real dereliction of duty on the centre-left. All that time and energy wasted wringing… https://t.co/GcZqsQO2o3
Retweeted by Laurie PennyDear editors interested in hot, hot cannibal takes, I literally wrote the book on it. snuggles, chelly g. https://t.co/Ua8IFzFSu4
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1/15
2021
MAGA idiots out there today with all the energy of a mad dog attacking a mirror.
Retweeted by Laurie PennyThe Guy Who Flew a Confederate Flag in the Capitol Has Predictably Surrendered https://t.co/z69xFhoU9y
Retweeted by Laurie PennyMAGA idiots out there today with all the energy of a mad dog attacking a mirror. @funranium Phil, and I mean this with love, NEVER SPEAK TO ME AGAIN @joeff53 Yes I know that technically that is a madrigalI’ve another couple of requests to get through :) @graceelavery What about ‘always already?’And now: the best Sea Shanty cover of Psycho Killer I could come up with in 15 minutes. https://t.co/frL8jSjnLkCheck out Laurie Penny's video! #TikTok a bit of Talking Heads for Sea Shanty TikTok. https://t.co/fTRey9Zxslhttps://t.co/TjrJQWKVpS
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Retweeted by Laurie PennyI'm sorry, but there's been a real dereliction of duty on the centre-left. All that time and energy wasted wringing… https://t.co/GcZqsQO2o3Woke up this morning furious all over again that so many people spent the past half-decade convincing themselves an… https://t.co/58hRoZyXeB
1/14
2021
"Denial is one hell of a drug. There is a reason people keep coming back for their fix even when their reason tells… https://t.co/9PnnbeKagO"The outside world does not realize how surprised we non-Nazis were in 1933. When mass dictatorship occurred in Rus… https://t.co/MaKWYcj8uN"It was always coming to this. It came to this the moment America decided to replace a competent Black man with a l… https://t.co/fVfdS1q44X
Retweeted by Laurie Penny @nickg101 What changed?‘These cretinous edgelords did not think of themselves as Nazis. The trouble is that nor did the Nazis.’ - https://t.co/N3gI86IhMc'Trump must not be impeached because we need a peaceful transition of power.' Bit late for that, mate.Republican apparatchiks up there cravenly defending Trump can't even bring themselves to wear a mask properly. This… https://t.co/OzkGCvdI52Thurs 12 Jan 1871: German shelling of Paris intensifies. Hospitals and civilian buildings hit. Officers heard sayi… https://t.co/xEHWG9AaHN
Retweeted by Laurie Penny"It was always coming to this. It came to this the moment America decided to replace a competent Black man with a l… https://t.co/fVfdS1q44XThe fascists were the real fascists all along. New essay up now: https://t.co/NY2jGwp6RHIs this because in 7 days he’s going to crawl out of the well and through the TV to kill you unless you like and su… https://t.co/aW1ZfVzdqq @curgoth NGL I have tried a couple of these already @schm_rs Oh, I see. You woke up today and chose chaos.Yes, I am taking requests for covers. @eleanorkpenny @ace_national HAUL AWAYCheck out Laurie Penny's video! #TikTok alright Penny back to work #allstar #shanty https://t.co/SonY6hskJ5
Retweeted by Laurie PennyI promised myself that if I hit publish on this piece I can go back on sea shanty TikTok and that’s all that’s happening this morning. @neilhimself Evidence: https://t.co/CXbvpH8TKB
Retweeted by Laurie PennyI’m about to publish an article on my Patreon that I’ve been trying to get out of my head for days- about everything that’s going on.WATCH: Rep. Jason Crow (D-Colo.) says majority of GOP "paralyzed with fear" @RepJasonCrow: "I had a lot of conver… https://t.co/xoA6qjVBYg
Retweeted by Laurie Penny @neilhimself Evidence: https://t.co/CXbvpH8TKB @WarrstoriesO I think so yesCheck out Laurie Penny's video! #TikTok alright Penny back to work #allstar #shanty https://t.co/SonY6hskJ5 @DataFran https://t.co/kGLT8hdXU5 don’t lemme down friendo @DataFran I’ll start it on TikTok if you promise to join inOoooooo the year was 1778 https://t.co/CNwbNMwhINImagine being locked down in a Capitol Hill office with a 75 year old cancer survivor who asks you to don a mask be… https://t.co/RrGYNiaV5z
Retweeted by Laurie Pennynothing says "large swaths of the US military are down to stage a coup" like the joint chiefs of staff writing a le… https://t.co/HqCG20ZOnl
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1/13
2021
(Yes I know the production is pants, we had twenty minutes and a laptop mic and that was it)Evidence of hobbitry: https://t.co/W4JP7V4v57 This is the shit that happens when you give me a human-sized pint https://t.co/GNkSNYlLDaImportant to note that I’m locked out of the house at this time and very cold, spirits flagging, might die of lack… https://t.co/HooZfU4PSFI have been informed that people are singing close harmony sea shanties and folk music on TikTok and I was born for… https://t.co/ZQDCQ4OAZBSociety will not, in fact, collapse if we actually start holding angry white men responsible for their actions.
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1/12
2021

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