Parody Twitter accounts are old news, but on rough workday, they offer such relief. Before you set your computer on fire as an excuse to go home early, check out some of these accounts. Sometimes you just need a good laugh to get you through.
A shortened and snarkier version of Wikipedia. If you only follow one of these accounts, make it this one.
Presidents Day. pic.twitter.com/cDAt2URCle— tldrwikipedia (@tldrwikipedia) February 16, 2015
You don’t have to be in academia to relate to this parody account. Here’s your chance to relive the joys of interacting with professors.
I am away from the office and checking email intermittently. If your email is not urgent, I’ll probably still reply. I have a problem.— Shit Academics Say (@AcademicsSay) February 28, 2015
Sure, the real Elon Musk is a genius, but @BoredElonMusk is a genius and entertaining. Follow this account for innovative inventions and ideas.
Car horn that emits more specific directives. pic.twitter.com/E24OEPs4Mm— Bored Elon Musk (@BoredElonMusk) May 6, 2014
Want more science-related humor? Follow the insightful and completely made up thoughts of the Mars rover Curiosity.
Why is no one freaking out over the discovery that THERE ARE GIANTS ON MARS WHO HAVE CAPTURED ME?!! pic.twitter.com/7hAibZd4PW— SarcasticRover (@SarcasticRover) February 18, 2015
If science isn’t your thing, maybe literature is. @GuyInYourMFA is infuriatingly and hilariously pretentious.
Of course I don't expect most people to understand the meta-commentary about chronology I'm making with a tense change mid-sentence.— Guy In Your MFA (@GuyInYourMFA) February 21, 2015
Of course Mark Zuckerberg has his own parody account. Disgruntled, but nonetheless addicted Facebook users will get some giggles out of this.
Making a "Facebook for Work" site that lets employees collaborate because I want to expand into the 10% of time you're doing work at work.— Not Mark Zuckerberg (@notzuckerberg) November 17, 2014
A Twitter account full of eccentric thoughts that could feasibly be attributed to Bill Murray. I like to believe he really is behind the account.
Balloons are so weird, it's like, happy birthday here’s a plastic sack of my breath.— Bill Murray (@BiIIMurray) February 28, 2015
Loved the royal wedding? Can’t get enough of Prince George? Get a dose of British humor from this parody account of Queen Elizabeth II.
Dear Apple, there is no such thing as 'American English'. There is English and there are mistakes. #True— Elizabeth Windsor (@Queen_UK) February 11, 2015
Dripping with sarcasm and this time from He Who Must Not Be Named. Here’s a parody account for people who still can’t get enough of Harry Potter.
Breaking News: You're still a Muggle.— The Dark Lord (@Lord_Voldemort7) April 12, 2014
A newer parody account that is without a doubt my favorite. If you love young adult fiction, do yourself a favor and read the tweets from the beginning. #worthit
My entire life played out before my eyes like a movie - a movie split into two parts right when it started getting exciting.— Dystopian YA Novel (@DystopianYA) February 19, 2015
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With experience that spans the consumer goods, finance, and entertainment industries, Vern is always on the move and trying to match his interests with his eclectic career. An unapologetic news junkie, he is constantly trying his best to keep up to date with everything going on in the world. One of his many life goals is to have an award or scholarship named after him.More from this Author