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Tim Ball @tball Charlottesville, VA

Creative Director @PoliticoEurope 🏳️‍🌈 Formerly @washingtonpost, @mercnews, many more. Liz 🍋enthusiast; Opinion-haver.

2,705 Following   3,348 Followers   9,929 Tweets

Joined Twitter 12/14/07


the most relatable ol pomps has ever been https://t.co/WlZRpbw6PH💯 x 💯 x 💯 https://t.co/w4fyvxzoIT
Retweeted by Tim Ball @klenzdesign Second week of December, since you asked! @jesssuttner Then my work here is done.This story has everything: Freemasons, Ukrainian hit squads, secret recordings, restraining orders, “communist shit… https://t.co/rd2fgomf8E👏👏👏 https://t.co/TLPnYvNI4J https://t.co/dn0rL7jFdh @Slade 10. I’m realistic.
6/17
2021
Any time I have worked with the team @POLITICOEurope it is a real gift to work with art directors, designers, write… https://t.co/24RdOvRuyf
Retweeted by Tim Ball @marcusmarritt @POLITICOEurope @AliWalker24 Marcus, this is so incredibly kind, thank you! It is always such a trea… https://t.co/T9aHuqUMWgare we sure this wasn’t the interpreter going off-script https://t.co/HPab11A0QeThese ribs definitely stormed the Capitol on Jan 6th https://t.co/3PACLlg43u
Retweeted by Tim BallFrench political anxiety, but with a focus on the culture. I wanted this to *feel* like unraveling nerves and frust… https://t.co/10Ra469Xuw
Retweeted by Tim Ball @Bartlettstudio @POLITICOEurope That you aimed for exactly what I always hope for, without my even asking for it …… https://t.co/kkvtrAJOEZThis week's @POLITICOEurope cover: It's @john_lichfield on France, the country on the verge of a nervous breakdow… https://t.co/vpATRHaE7wJust because it’s been a few years since we dusted off this gem … here once again is the contrast between US and EU… https://t.co/VHtrSJCBpo @anafota4 I’m dying to know what the one (1) snack is there at the bottom that’s left after everything else has been wiped out.I yelled to Putin why do you fear navalny so much. Putin heard me and didn’t answer. Biden flashed me a big toothy… https://t.co/9Y6Iyu8VXi
Retweeted by Tim BallThis is disgusting. Be sure to read the whole thread, which includes a letter from the beautiful young lady’s mothe… https://t.co/jjlXdwQ0kTI don’t like to analyze why I find something so funny, so I’ll just say: The final three words of this tweet are th… https://t.co/80HDbPSVg1something, something something, something … https://t.co/F7xKbjFL0qguys i have some news https://t.co/fDMynBBncG @mangle ((I do not fuck the food.))
6/16
2021
@mangle Oh me too. Couldn’t do it for every meal, but it’s nice to have half-ish already done. (It’s what I imagine… https://t.co/6GpVmePzePI love that this Project Veritas “BREAKING INTERVIEW” (subject line of the email) is supposed to be some kind of bi… https://t.co/K1YRqS6pGh(I would murder anyone who made me sleep in an 82-degree room, which I’d have plenty of time to do because I would… https://t.co/va5mNhsfQf“82, that’s my shit right there.” https://t.co/MNwV9Nro0f https://t.co/CPIvHGluiLtell me you have no gay friends without telling me you have no gay friends https://t.co/4w3FpRam2V
Retweeted by Tim Ball @mangle (And oh, bad tip: You wanted meal kits and this is prepared meals.) @mangle Dunno if Territory is available there, but have loved my first week of it if so. @ChrisRukan Quantity, not quality, Chris.ok, legitimate props to the art director for this condom company https://t.co/Mux103uxthTyping "Africa" into Apple's emoji search bar brings up the hut emoji and little else. As @decka227 reports, the re… https://t.co/ImRJHrRRha
Retweeted by Tim Ball @CraigWinneker @tarapalmeri @cbudoffbrown She has mastered all the pillars. https://t.co/pAmILoffVUOof this is a hard one. @cbudoffbrown has changed my life by seeing talent that others (including me) didn’t. It’s… https://t.co/JnG9UhLGWu
Retweeted by Tim BallThere are not enough words to describe the impact @cbudoffbrown had on young writers — especially women and POC — a… https://t.co/KXqMQFgPje
Retweeted by Tim BallWhoaaaaa this a huge loss for the entire Politico family and an enormous pickup for NBC. Congratulations, Carrie (a… https://t.co/NlABjqFG4L @kelseylh Noted. @kelseylh Europeans need to learn this lesson. (Or perhaps — PERHAPS! — I need to un-learn it.) @kenney So I should move there for a year when I’m 24?I even do this on sick days. I need to stop doing this on any days. https://t.co/BgkKOnOtNNHere is more absolutely essential reading from @cwarzel in this, the year of our lord 2021 — this time on out-of-of… https://t.co/b98hV5OnAS @kenney Really? Though I like Maine as an ~idea~ I haven’t spoken to a single person who has even considered making… https://t.co/pxdy1YQpKj @Lisa_R_sheehan @BusterBooks @OMaraBooks Amazing; congratulations Lisa!! @flame_me_up I used to live directly above it, so perhaps slightly biased (and slightly off-topic), but the best so… https://t.co/UeBBWBStPa @zagerrific Right, I started off with others — was quickly switched to Wellbutrin because of, yeah, the opposite pr… https://t.co/SUiq61wqvw((I mean, if it was about horniness, I’d have included a picture.)) https://t.co/ZqPPBVcbZk(really this isn’t about horniness so much as the things you can just believe are normal/your fault [for TEN YEARS!… https://t.co/jezYCKE1c3I’ve read — and participated in — many discussions on mental health on here. And yet I’m still learning new things:… https://t.co/PdBjaaC4wG @LouisLeeson If you figure out how to reverse time in this very specific way, please share.
6/15
2021
Imagine needing to go to the Holocaust Museum to be able to definitively say that wearing a mask in a store during… https://t.co/N9msukwmfB
Retweeted by Tim Ball @mangle HOW HAVE YOU NOT WATCHED THIS UNTIL NOW https://t.co/xwuvbKcbZM🚨 Hear ye, hear ye! 🚨 @RestofWorld has six openings for editorial and product/dev roles! 1) We're looking for an… https://t.co/Wl0KhyU8Uj
Retweeted by Tim BallAshley’s getting a pretty representative look at life in Belgium! https://t.co/oeCUWiu50f @sleepcaptain @MarcAspinall Very good advice, thanks. I’m in this weird place because I insisted on specific placem… https://t.co/c6bWF5U3l8This is a pretty bonkers sale (on an amazing airline) for travel from DC. https://t.co/FehJDx8encAloha to everyone searching my timeline to see if I support my colleagues in @newyorkerunion! Plenty in there for y… https://t.co/UBPx7kHUlX
Retweeted by Tim Ball @MarcAspinall Fair enough, but not looking for one artist to do my entire arm(s).Is Vermont the east coast version of Portland (Oregon)? Seems like everyone I talk to has the state on their short… https://t.co/p9FOIGVaOsGenius comes in many forms and this is one of them https://t.co/2DAuZC21A7
Retweeted by Tim Ball @DaveJohnsonArts Quite serious; thanks!wait are there really people out there who go to bed because they're tired and not because they lost interest in being awake
Retweeted by Tim Ball @nicole_rifkin Haha! Well that’s a good thought, to just pick one artist and stick. Had been thinking I wanted a va… https://t.co/2fZEgWhwJc(tonight’s edible hit pretty hard tbh)Are there, like, tattoo art directors? For instance: I eventually want all of (this part of my body) to have a bunc… https://t.co/BSQkC3X2tTtired: congratulations on your new job! wired: congratulations on quitting your job!
6/14
2021
Unpopular opinion: the best thing young people can do early in their careers is to sleep in on weekends, get a bage… https://t.co/fevOE695Eb
Retweeted by Tim BallI know I RT this earlier but I can’t stop thinking about it. Copy editors and fact checkers are so notoriously un… https://t.co/WPE2L4o3XW
6/13
2021
I’ll be splitting the prize money between everyone who worked on my pieces last year—every editor, copy editor, fac… https://t.co/vCSbrhibMr
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6/12
2021
it’s cool that we don’t even have to wait for the concert itself to feel like things are back to pre-pandemic normal https://t.co/meZuJvplVM @SamJamesMorgan Maybe US lawmakers would have an easier time reaching across the aisle if… I’ll see myself out.BARR: “Boy, the art in here is hung really level.” https://t.co/zg7BmUTE57Trying to imagine the scenario in which you’d want both two beds and a see-through shower in the middle of your hot… https://t.co/10Vl1QDMS7
6/11
2021
thoughts and prayers https://t.co/c114wZcn0QI finally unfollowed a year or so ago, because I was having a hard time squaring his self-identification as a journ… https://t.co/azIOkDbBPWThe cover of The @NYTmag New York Issue. "The City Awakens. As it recovers from a year of lockdown, can New York he… https://t.co/rgmMxFxqZB
Retweeted by Tim BallWhat a time to be alive. https://t.co/YFq0Ap7MtD @EnswellJones I’ll contend that the world’s second instance came on an episode of 30 Rock, in which Tracy stayed ov… https://t.co/S12rqY0WiE @hels Would the lady care for a tall, frosty glass of buttermilk with her bowl of heavy sour cream? @saamato Have a friend whose hands got red and swelled up after more than, like, a drink. He finally went to the do… https://t.co/QoswGBlp5F @GregRuth WOW.
6/10
2021
I think that going 5+ years with only European medical care is what makes it so jarring to look at this laundry lis… https://t.co/B8utmtb4V2 @MKarnitschnig @JournoLG @RymMomtaz @gi_coi @VollCornHirsch @estwebber @petersonpixs I literally just typed and del… https://t.co/SfraC2Vgyg @campbell_m Oh dear. @JournoLG @MKarnitschnig @RymMomtaz @gi_coi @VollCornHirsch @estwebber @petersonpixs I will admit to struggling wit… https://t.co/X2YStZnrd7Put this in the National Gallery. https://t.co/Ac5izvz237“Where’s the Pride flag?” “Fuck knows. Just put out the Twister mat.” https://t.co/mG8E2sXOzN
Retweeted by Tim Ball @hels Nice to meet you, Miss Yee. Sincerely, Tim Matthias (via the same list)This week's virtual front page: Joe Biden's European vacation, with coverage from @MKarnitschnig, @RymMomtaz,… https://t.co/oQe0s864Rm @huttj I feel like there's a pretty massive leap required to get from "imminent attack" to "tossing democracy out the window."Who on earth are the 13 percent of Democrats who think the presidential election results will somehow be overturned… https://t.co/sgiUKiYBQc“We deserve to have more than scraps tossed from the opulent hand.” — Carol Anderson. https://t.co/Qj1LTVTZ58
Retweeted by Tim BallNational Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation https://t.co/EEM5kyqsI4 https://t.co/D13u3upzDy @RobertsonAzhy @AppleTV https://t.co/Cf38JWPPIC
6/9
2021
@MarcAspinall Haha definitely don’t focus on it; the piece is fabulous down to every last detail. The OCD Mr. Symme… https://t.co/ApLTTeWKxO @anafota4 Even after three years in Belgium, I had to be reminded of this every. time. @MarcAspinall This is BEAUTIFUL, Marc! (I have to ask though whether you know why they didn’t center the type abov… https://t.co/bANQyK1wwLWhen I worked at NYT, part of my job was to show people how to use our CMS, and my worst fear was that my fake arti… https://t.co/qbDEQJ12BX
Retweeted by Tim BallI can’t stop thinking about how Curtis Sliwa thinks most soaps are too fragrant but he and his wife share a 320 squ… https://t.co/10pwl4Tj8Z
Retweeted by Tim Ballthe sheer depths of silence that a "mid-range eight-figure payoff" could buy ... i would literally give up talking… https://t.co/YWzLZiCt7N
Retweeted by Tim Ball @_CraigBlack STUNNING, Craig!! I know the balls themselves are the art pieces here, but any chance you’re thinking… https://t.co/nAEXqMHMd1
6/8
2021

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