with Psych Writer's Room
What's your best tweet?
@mentalistwrites: FUN FACT: Simon Baker's hair takes 7 days to prepare. We call it "Baking"
What are six things you could never do without?
sex. cats. snow cones. atheism. david cross. david bowie.
How do you use Twitter in your professional life?
We live-tweet during our episodes. We host giveaways. We had a fan meet-up at Comic Con last year. Basically connecting with the fans is #1
What's your favorite Twitter app?
There are apps?
Twitter or Facebook?
What was the funniest trend you've seen?
#MyMorningShit (I don't know if that actually trended. I would have enjoyed it though).
What feature should Twitter add?
The option to "like" a tweet?
Who do you wish had a Twitter feed but doesn't?
The creator of our show...
What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?
Have you ever unfollowed someone? Who and why?
I immediately stopped following Dane Cook the second I learned I had accidentally started following Dane Cook.
Why should we vote for you?
Our tweets are not only informative and completely catered to our fans' desires, but we make sure to be funny. At all times.
What's the most interesting connection you've made through Twitter?
We started a grassroots campaign to get the stars of our show to host SNL... and SNL tweeted back, showing us they were paying attention
Hashtag you created that you wish everyone used?
How do you make your tweets unique?
We pepper in jokes about our "rival show" The Mentalist. We did an entire April Fool's Joke by changing our name to @MentalistWrites
What inspires you to tweet?
140 characters of advice for a new user?
Be informational. Be funny. Don't be annoying. Don't be an asshole.
How long can you go without a tweet?
Like sex, I can go about ten minutes without it.
How do you imagine Twitter changing?
Twitter brain chip. Gonna be big.
Who do you admire most for his or her use of Twitter?
Tom Hanks because he signs every tweet with "HANX"
Who is the funniest person on Twitter that you follow?
What is one of the biggest misconceptions of Twitter?
That it's lame. It's so not. Business owners, or owners of anything -- brands, shows, etc -- are so missing out by not using twitter.
Why should people follow you?
Because we don't take ourselves that seriously. We don't *just* tweet stuff about our show. We like to have fun. Play a bit.
Can you name some one-of-a-kind Twitter accounts that you follow?
How do you decide what to tweet?
I usually flip a coin... Head's: I say something offensive. Tails: I say something offensive.
Why'd you start tweeting?
To connect with our amazing fans! (And to tweet-stalk the Twi-Hard feeds. TEAM JACOB!)
What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?
Share their embarrassing personal stories.
How will the world change in the next year?
Digital media will expand. Lady Gaga will try to shock us. Oh, and Garth will get pubes.
What are some big Twitter faux pas?
Not retweeting a post right. And not fixing it.
What will the world be like 10 years from now?
"Psych is now in it's 16th season!"