Twitter Feeds In The Style Of ... ?
February 3, 2013 9:43 AM   Subscribe

After reading @JennyHolzerMom and @AuthenticWmGibson, I'm interested in other twitter feeds "in the style of" famous people. Any suggestions?

Noteworthy people parodying themselves are also appreciated.
posted by the man of twists and turns to Computers & Internet (17 answers total) 11 users marked this as a favorite

I'm still a fan of @Bill Nye Tho for dropping THE SCIENCE.
posted by a halcyon day at 10:05 AM on February 3, 2013

(now-defunct but classic) @mayoremanuel

Not a specific person but parody of the public transit announcements here in DC (+ greatest Twitter background image ever): @FakeWMATAAlerts
posted by capricorn at 10:09 AM on February 3, 2013

This isn't ongoing, but back in the day Werner Herzblog was fairly astounding, in a very nonchalant yet also touching and feeling way.
posted by carsonb at 10:18 AM on February 3, 2013

Michael Haneke
posted by spanishbombs at 10:25 AM on February 3, 2013 [1 favorite]

There are some Hulks on twitter that I find amusing. Maybe not what you were going for...
posted by jessamyn at 10:29 AM on February 3, 2013 [1 favorite]

Fake Grantland
Pau Gasol belongs to the real Pau Gasol, but a lot of people like to read it as the abnormally tall brother to @NormalTweetGuy
posted by acidic at 10:33 AM on February 3, 2013 [1 favorite]

@PrinceTweets2U absolutely kills me.
posted by wats at 10:47 AM on February 3, 2013

Fake Jill Biden
Wise Kaplan and Cranky Kaplan (some background)
KimKierkegaardashian: "Worldly anxiety always leads us toward petty restlessness & away from the sublime calm of simple things. That's why I love a nude lip."

(That Jenny Holzer one is hysterical, by the way.)
posted by eponym at 11:18 AM on February 3, 2013 [1 favorite]

Laura Ingalls Wilder
posted by peagood at 11:49 AM on February 3, 2013

While not exactly people, @SeinfeldToday and @TNG_S8 have some fun with TV shows that could have kept going...
posted by JoeZydeco at 12:16 PM on February 3, 2013

My current favorite: @HoffmanBball -- Dustin Hoffman + Basketball for no reason.
posted by Potomac Avenue at 1:22 PM on February 3, 2013

RuthBourdain is famous for combining the styles of Ruth Reichl and Anthony Bourdain.
posted by wintersweet at 2:35 PM on February 3, 2013

HonestToddler has always cracked me up.

"Why do my parents say "thank you" when strangers compliment MY good looks? So desperate for attention. Sad."
posted by deliciae at 12:19 AM on February 4, 2013

The Mockney Cook is a bang-on and often surreal parody of Jamie Oliver. I unfollowed the account though, because it posts constantly - to the point I'm beginning to wonder if it's not randomly generated from a spreadsheet somewhere.
posted by Happy Dave at 3:42 AM on February 4, 2013

@AngrySondheim: "Was all excited about the new Broadway musical I heard about that's NOT based on a movie (!), but remembered that was just a dream."
posted by the man of twists and turns at 3:20 PM on June 11, 2013

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