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Sophie Gilbert @sophieGG New York, USA

Staff writer @TheAtlantic covering TV, books, theater. Tabasco superfan. Brit-ish.

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Joined Twitter 3/20/09


@AshleyFetters @nytopinion I maybe even miss the actors doing vocal warm-ups in the bathroom? Maybe? @AshleyFetters @nytopinion Wow make me cry why don’t you545 families annihilated in the hopes of socially engineering a whiter america https://t.co/a7CqCCcFTW
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10/21
2020
My husband is so into Emily In Paris he won’t let me watch The Vow help
10/20
2020
@Emmskins I would have sent it to you but you never reply to my WhatsApps ❤️ @Emmskins I just sent this to your mum!
10/16
2020
come work with us! ✨ https://t.co/a1djrql99z
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10/15
2020
The weirdest thing about having twins is watching someone fall asleep while someone else screams directly in their ear. @kvanaren Isn’t she a hypnotist I read somewhere? @HKSurrey Wow what a welcome back from parental leave my god
10/14
2020
@JaBogen @JeffreyGoldberg @CaitlinFrazier I was going to say that all the early risers should come to my house and… https://t.co/v6HwREVdi4 @CaitlinFrazier What time did you get up????"From Reconstruction to the New Deal to the civil rights revolution, conservatives have long felt genuinely victimi… https://t.co/TILXVzE8HP
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10/13
2020
My stories are full of friends and family having lovely dinners inside London restaurants and I feel a bit like scr… https://t.co/YaDTgAKdl2
10/12
2020
Also: My babies came out early because one of them was literally starving and still a nurse asked me in hushed tone… https://t.co/ynEZh3NVWGThe only thing missing from this is the 12, count em, TWELVE phone calls I got from the hospital after coming home… https://t.co/oME7ScoGv9
10/11
2020
not the main point here but Superman’s nemesis is a gaudy real estate developer https://t.co/tLLPZga9vr
Retweeted by Sophie GilbertIt’s still so shocking to me to see all the newcomers in my building just ... pushing the elevator buttons with the… https://t.co/s5Pm5Xh7aC
10/10
2020
Thinking about this @skornhaber piece on flies as a symptom of pestilence and impending doom https://t.co/ommxqM6DqZWow I had no idea how visceral the dystopian horror would be tonight: the weepy eye and the fly and the whooping so… https://t.co/L5KqRY4o68
Retweeted by Sophie GilbertIf this were 2012 Kamala’s skeptical left eyebrow would have its own Twitter by now @kvanaren Failing horcrux vibes
10/8
2020
So if he paid taxes for 133 years that would cover it? https://t.co/viHFVV83F2
10/7
2020
@AshleyFetters ASHLEY we stan!!!!Right after I tweeted this they slept 10 till 6.30 for the first time GOOD BABIESFor no reason at all here’s a picture of my babies holding hands which they do almost every time they’re near each… https://t.co/t0Bsrkkjwx
10/6
2020
The personal trainer bros outside the coffee shop raving about Emily in Paris was the energy I needed for today.
10/4
2020
This people’s got it and this people’s spreadin’ it around!
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10/3
2020
Holy crap @alexgibneyfilm is not screwing around. https://t.co/utiJokoj0U
Retweeted by Sophie GilbertThe real October surprise is that both my babies have fallen asleep at the same time and I can read all the newsWoke up and made some totally normal soundsTHREAD: If you'll indulge me, I'd like to point how just how embarrassing this list of "national security officials… https://t.co/vdoitPs8yL
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10/2
2020
Thank you Ruthie https://t.co/Wxkg3YkSCQ https://t.co/u0Uu2nQXZ4Mr. President why are you holding mass public events in a pandemic, Mr. Vice President, why aren’t you? Great stuff. Just fantastic.
Retweeted by Sophie Gilbert @john_starke Not sure, maybe hand sanitizer
9/30
2020
Just chugged a Cabernet.The "hidden earpiece" theory that's going viral on the right today is not even remotely new. It dates to at least 2… https://t.co/aAFUqIYz8U
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9/29
2020
@jameshamblin A plethora of piñatas
9/27
2020
“There’s nothing wrong with our algorithms. We’ve simply designed them to boost content that appeals to the same em… https://t.co/XV1b1f42hF
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9/26
2020
A woman is lying in state in the United States Capitol for the first time in American history, and Senate Majority… https://t.co/WhMYGEweH1
Retweeted by Sophie Gilbert @McTelevision No, but I do add balsamic
9/25
2020
I also extremely need this https://t.co/I3K57mDKpN
9/24
2020
Asking the Supreme Court to immediately take away health coverage from 20 million people and provide the top 0.1 pe… https://t.co/Q96Ntesban
Retweeted by Sophie GilbertKeith Raniere has such astounding David Foster Wallace stan energy
9/23
2020
My twins are 10 weeks old and I’m sleeping 5-6 hours a night now which means my brain can process TV again and holy shit The Vow
9/22
2020
@beccarosen lol yesIt’s terrifying, honestly. Look at these monsters openly drinking in the park on Saturday. https://t.co/mWLZUfQVFW https://t.co/Xrrj2dwxbS @lizzieohreally Us too. Craziness post-two month shots plus sudden allergy to napping. @lizzieohreally hi how
9/21
2020
Just days before her death, as her strength waned, Ginsburg dictated this statement to her granddaughter Clara Sper… https://t.co/R89xFxyi3h
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9/18
2020
Facebook is a pro-Trump right wing platform and has been for years. https://t.co/6ToN6cJpq9 https://t.co/EwwXI4eGTm
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9/17
2020
Emily Ratajkowski accuses fashion photographer Jonathan Leder of sexual assault in this essay. When asked to commen… https://t.co/HLcDfDzchc
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9/16
2020
I don’t like this movie https://t.co/YQjtAowRKS
9/15
2020
The idea of feds freeing child slaves from underground tunnels and Trump not IMMEDIATELY boasting about it just breaks my brain into pieces.
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9/12
2020
@Annalisa_Quinn :( :( :( but hooray for you!
9/8
2020
@YasmeenSerhan Aww I miss you and am hoping we get to share Savage Salads and halloumi galore before too long. Happy anniversary!
9/7
2020
"Trump, while standing by Robert Kelly’s grave, turned directly to [White House Chief of Staff John Kelly] and said… https://t.co/X3aQeLc5AB
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9/4
2020
@louisewhiteperf Oh good! Thank you for saying so.
8/31
2020
"She punches Trump so hard that he slides to the floor and flops on the marble before being carried away by the but… https://t.co/sFGT7IiwuC
Retweeted by Sophie Gilbert @vermontgmg I switched to Frasier 30 minutes ago
8/26
2020
Well look, he isn't the postmaster specific https://t.co/NfIlhfzqFl
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8/25
2020
@mollyesque CC @kgilsinanOne of the best pieces written this year. https://t.co/hqH0dOWV40
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8/21
2020
@prashantrao @TheAtlantic I miss you all tooooooo
7/13
2020
@KateBennett_DC I cannot imagine! Normal nausea was bad enough. You absolutely rock for getting through it. @beccarosen ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️Friends in NY: “Can we come over and wave at you from 30 feet away if we wear masks and irradiate ourselves with Pu… https://t.co/l7QPlRuF6QIs there a video of people slicing cakes that look like cakes because I’d watchFor my last piece before going on leave I wrote about watching Expecting Amy (which is magnificent) while 36 weeks… https://t.co/Ud3nvXGbSI @lenikacruz @JohnGHendy guyssssss
7/12
2020
@lenikacruz @davidlsims same tbh, 10/10 @jason_koebler write me a letter Jas @cashleelee A lot lot lot of New Girl
7/10
2020
@petermarksdrama Def an Americanism :(Wrote about Padma Lakshmi's new Hulu food show, Taste the Nation, and how under its breezy flirtatiousness is a rad… https://t.co/kccBGf1SLQSir, if I can wear a mask in the ninth month of twin pregnancy in 80 percent humidity I’m fairly confident you can hold in that loogie.
7/8
2020
I know Twitter can be prone to hyperbole, but this ad is stunning. It is the most amazing (and heartbreaking) TV ad… https://t.co/j6jeq3zGCC
Retweeted by Sophie GilbertThis really would solve around 90 percent of things https://t.co/rR77ymtl1cThe number of New Yorkers in the ICU with Covid-19 has dropped below 100 for the first time since early March (dow… https://t.co/2ZWtUHcT3cWhat if? What if? What if? What if? This is so good. @megangarber’s latest: https://t.co/j4Yvqxpk8z
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7/7
2020
Some people introduce themselves while auditioning for a Broadway show https://t.co/faH6MScali
7/5
2020
@petermarksdrama Goodbye, go and cry at another person's wake!
7/4
2020
@NPRKelly I had one for lunch yesterday!The British government seems uniquely oblivious to how much the UK's inflated status in the world is due to culture… https://t.co/ij3aiDwCNG
7/3
2020
@danbbaer You *went* to Eurovision? Oh man oh man I'm jealous..@gillianbwhite any comment https://t.co/L8MTifpXUDThe government promised £37 million for domestic abuse charities. But only £1 million has reached front-line organi… https://t.co/46hTmDG1VE
Retweeted by Sophie GilbertBIG NEWS: Sources -- Ghislaine Maxwell is in custody. Arrested on charges in the Southern District of NY. Story soon.
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7/2
2020
@elcush yes very good news acceptable!!
7/1
2020
Rest in peace I hope you get to watch “Enough” whenever you want https://t.co/jhdWl1D6IB
Retweeted by Sophie Gilbert @MeganJGibson I had to go for so many walks after
6/30
2020
@LucyScholes it's so gooooooooodIt was 90 degrees and then it hailed and then I literally found the end of the rainbow so all very normal here. @lizzieohreally When your horrible pelvic pain could also be an all-female Peaky Blinders reboot or a Victorian lady detective @lizzieohreally My fave thing about Lightning Crotch is in England it's called Fanny Daggers and both are amazing superhero names
6/29
2020
OK but the fact fireworks have names like "Hercules," "XXX," and "Money Shot" makes me think there might be somethi… https://t.co/8ILU4194Z4 @davidlsims or, like, a shitty car @petermarksdrama this is why you're my hero @petermarksdrama you've just reminded me I need some of that Malin and Goetz peppermint shampooI very much enjoyed this extremely silly movie that also somehow has an impeccable grasp of the Byzantine politics… https://t.co/HZ54cAL501
6/27
2020

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