[UPDATE 1.14.09 – watch me & Tink on AfterEllen in the latest episode of “Alexi’s Closet“!] How’s everyone feeling on the edge of their seats? Shane Shane Shane. Jenny Jenny Jenny. Kill kill kill. [Sooo anyhow this summer I was editing this video using a twitter graphic as a time-framing device and thought omg, I’m gonna do L Word Recap Foreplay with fake twitters for Season Six! Then I saw AfterEllen’s new “If The L Word was on Facebook” segment — which’s, p.s. — AMAZING, you must must read it — and thought, waaaa! maybe the twitter idea is too similar to that. But um, I couldn’t think of anything else to do for a pre-cap, and ultimately … I’ve thought it over inside out and concluded that they are totally different ideas and I’m doing it so tell me what you think …]
Welcome! to the First L Word Recap Foreplay Session. Remember also when you’re at the edges of your seat that there’s gonna be like an even more exciting Autostraddle experience coming to you starting next week for reals. So you might just want to sit on the floor. I like sitting on the floor, personally.
In the future, The L Word Twitter Foreplay will (ideally) be posted 24-48 hours before the episode airs, but this week, since everyone’s already cheated and watched the premiere online, it’s a little early. Special gift from Jewish Santa, who’s nicer than your typical mall santa.
Although actual twitter is read bottom to top, that’s way too difficult to read. So this is just done in normal reading order. For those of you unfamiliar with the beauty & destruction that is twitter — the Twitter FAQ breaks it down. “@” is used to indicate you’re responding to, talking to or referring to a specific other twitter user, an ” #” is used to indicate key search terms — #lezgirls would make it easier for someone searching twitter for lez girls dirt to find it in your feed. There’s a 140 character limit to each post.
Also it’s important to note that twitter can be updated from any mobile device, which is obvs what’s happening when all these ladies are out and about.
Recap drops Sunday, killers!