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Leftist Twitter User @PissPigGrandDad joins YPG to Combat ISIS in Northern Syria

There have been several reports and instances of ISIS recruiting Westerners for combat in Syria, though the phenomenon of Westerners joining ISIS resistance movements hasn’t been quite as widely discussed. Recently, Twitter user @PissPigGrandDad boarded a plane to Syria to join the YPG (the People’s Protection Units), a guerrilla combat force in Nothern Syria, and […]

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Aspects of a Twitter Novel

The social media platform Twitter doubles as a content-delivery tool in which artists can engage audiences in markedly novel ways. With the simple click of a button, an 140-character tweet is broadcasted to each of a follower’s private feeds. The result is a real-time stream of punchy quips, random thoughts, composed poems, dank memes, or […]