June 7th, 2012

Laurie’s Been Tweet Deletin’
Violent Threats To Stab Vanish

“Any time one of my sisters mentions any past or present romantic disappointment I get the urge to hunt someone down with sharp things” read Laurie Penny’s twitter feed last night. Momentarily at least – the tweet was soon deleted. After making a living out of lambasting “violent misogyny” Laurie finds herself in the glass house of violent misandry…

Pic via @OnTablets


  1. 1
    Great spot says:

    The Guy news team dont miss much.

  2. 2
    Charles Flaccidwidger says:

    By ‘sharp things’ does she mean her intellect? Oh, hang on….

  3. 3
    Nom Dom Nom says:

    Incitement to violence, you heard it here first!

  4. 4
    Ron Seal says:

    I see no mention of wanting to stab Varnish

  5. 5
    Andrew Efiong says:

    Aha, she’s been flushed out a hypocrit!

    She tried a desperate cover-up but the power of Guido ensures she can’t hide!

  6. 6
    Guido Raves says:

    Hello Guido

    I know you want to legalise drugs

    Have a look at this one…called Bath Salts


    It provokes cannibalism they say

    Will our rock stars and sniffing politicians be eating eachother soon?!

    I need the opinion of an expert…

  7. 7
    Lefty twat says:

    But yes but no but it’s alright when a woman does it just like black people can’t be racist and any hideously white people should all be ashamed of the Empire but people of colour should be proud of their culture and its proud traditions of song and dance and vibrancy.

    (takes breath)

  8. 8
    Nan Taylor says:

    Aawwww. The poor, permanently-outraged, fausse-intellectual thing forgot to put #joke after her tweet, that’s all!

  9. 9
    English builder says:

    Hell hath no fury…

    It’s why on sinking ships they say women and children first. Both are prone to arrested development.

    It’s also why men are builders, whereas women are narcissistic wreckers (and prolific money spenders too). In their lonely, child-like world all they are worried about is how they look and how they are perceived (think X-Factor contestants).

  10. 10
    Anonymous says:

    “Cameron told to be tough with Merkel in Berlin today”

    Merkel: Vas you say Dave? Was has it got to do with you? You’re not in our gang. I vas vatching the Jubilee on TV over the weekend. Vat is it they call your government now – Eton Mess was a phrase I heard.
    Now ficken Sie off and mind your own business.

  11. 11
    Scamp The Excitable Dog says:

    Hope she’s having to censor and triplethink everything that comes out of her fat big wannabe stage-school cakehole now, fun innit sista?
    Sorry, did I say ‘Fat’ back there? I meant ‘Un-thin’.

  12. 12
    Scamp The Excitable Dog says:

    Just heard it was an intern that deleted it.

  13. 13
    Woolly Jumper says:

    Does she Knit?

  14. 14
    Jimmy says:

    I can’t work out which of us must be more bored.

  15. 15
    Sigmund Fraud says:

    Romantic disappointment? Of all the things to get worked up about to the point of inflicting violence with pointy objects, the idea that some other person doesn’t love one of her hallitosic friends does not top many peoples’ list of reasonable things to motivate a slaying. I don’t often recommend therapy that doesn’t cost much, but this young lady seems to be in need of a hot cup of sweet tea and a sense of perspective. And her pal should try using toothpaste more often or switching off the lights when making her moves.

  16. 16
    Tuscan Tony says:

    You are either Gordon Brown or Peter Mandelson.

  17. 17
    Tuscan Tony says:

    That said ttweet wouldn’t put Neo off humping her leg given half a chance.

  18. 18
    SAS SNOTY !!! says:

    I have a hot thing for her. She’s super fit. And as sharp as a cut to the public sector!

    Shit..that was a good one..I’m going to tweet it to her now..@pennyred. See if she uses it.

    Love Snotty!!!

  19. 19
    Eddie the Englishman Miliband says:

    We need more warsisistic wreckers in the Labour Party

  20. 20
    Prescott's Lunch Wallah says:

    Unpaid, I hope

  21. 21
    Contemporary Artist says:

    Great idea

    I always wanted to glorify cannibalism to shock the twittering classes who buy all my paintings…

  22. 22
    jgm2 says:

    By ‘sisters’ does she mean her actual sisters ie sharing the same parents kind of sisters or does she mean it in the wimmin sense of comrade-sister?

  23. 23
    The Pope says:

    nun of the above

  24. 24
    Dr Freud said all women suffered from penis envy says:

    On second thoughts

    I think it is simpler than that

  25. 25
    jgm2 says:

    It does go some way to explaining her Hitler-tribute haircut though.

  26. 26
    Olivia, the Tatler stringer says:

    Not with me around

    Laurie is not match for me

  27. 27

    or make the coffee for her male colleagues? Bless.

  28. 28
    Quisling says:

    the monkey boots and dungarees are out of shot

  29. 29
    misterned says:

    So she is conforming beautifully to the leftwing feminist stereotype of being a hypocritical bitch who is a mirror of the sexist hate, that they themselves hate. She is an archetype of the fleck-mouthed ranter exuding hate. I recognise this as I am a right wing fleck mouthed ranter, only I do not dispute it.

    I accept that I hate the left and what they do to ordinary, striving working and middle classes. How they molly-coddle the lazy slackers and bend over in utter servitude to the uber rich elite whilst destroying social mobility. How they hate prejudice whilst being so full of hate and prejudice themselves against anyone who thinks a bit differently from them.

    I hate the sort of man hating feminist who does not desire equality with men, because they despise men, but who instead want to crush and destroy all traces of masculinity from society, whilst being overtly masculine themselves.

    I hate left wing hypocrisy.

  30. 30
    JH says:

    The main characteristic of being a celebrated lefty seems to be swimming in hypocrisy like a goldfish in water, with an equivalent level of self-awareness.

    That’s interesting to observe in itself, providing you can/will see it.

  31. 31
    Trick Cyclist says:

    You need help if there are only two of you

  32. 32
    jgm2 says:

    Ed’s latest soundbite, no doubt crafted by a spin doctor:

    “If spin doctors could design an MP it wouldn’t look like me”

    On the other hand, if Aardman Animations were to design an MP it would look exactly like him.

  33. 33
    jgm2 says:

    She’s not been writing any articles about ‘My Struggle (to be taken seriously)’ has she?

  34. 34

    Is there any other type, dahling?!

    Roberto! WHERE is my glass of Aldone Merlot, you wretch?!! And why are you dressed again, I haven’t finished with you yet!!

  35. 35
    Tay King-dePisse says:

    Remember, Laurie spends much of her time in New York, where certain elements settle grievances with, shall we say, less upclose-and-personal weaponry:

    Wanting to do the job with “cutlery,” as it were, shows she is more conscientious with respect to public safety in general, as few innocent bystanders get knifed. However, Ms. Not-even-worth-a-farthing, it is well to remember that old adage about what not to bring to which occasion.

  36. 36
    Quisling says:

    She is even a Viz pastiche :)

  37. 37
    NICE says:

    The cure for penis envy is not available on the NHS, while the cure for bad breath can be found in any good supermarket for people not entitled to free presecriptions.

  38. 38
    jgm2 says:

    If you took away their hypocrisy they’d have nothing left to angst about.

  39. 39

    Those who have difficulty in expressing themselves verbally or in writing often resort to violence. It is also said that violence is the first refuge of the incompetent, so we get Ms. Penny coming and going.

  40. 40
    Nom Dom Nom says:


  41. 41

    No problemo, your Reichmistress. Now where the fuck will you go to to make up for the money you now won’t get from us? And, how ARE those six downgraded banks of yours getting on, by the way, don’tcha know?- we can lend you some…… at Wonga rates of course.

  42. 42

    +1… with thanks for you both putting it beautifully.

  43. 43
    Egg Milliband blank piece of paper says:

    I hafe neber resorted tu viowenth dethpite whath you say

  44. 44
    Anonymous says:

    More cheese Gromit?

  45. 45
    misterned says:


    Coffee => screen!!!

  46. 46
    Terrible But True says:

    Apparently, post-Jubilee, the BBC are going to pair her and Lord Prescott of the Green Room up to do an anger and outrage ‘sources claim’ series, called the ‘Two into One won’t go but we’ll make a stab at it anyway’ Show.

    It will, of course, bomb, but the twitterati will swoon and senior management, still on holiday in Tuscany, will proclaim they ‘got it about left (hence, right)’. Congrats all round.

    And the best part is… any iffy aspects and it can alllll be sorted in post. Then denied.

    Bar the internet bit. But no one takes that seriously, do they?

  47. 47
    Sir William Waad says:

    Well, the sharp things don’t include her wits. Best ignored.

  48. 48
    Incongruent Lorry Driver. says:

    Our working class zero is so full of shit.

  49. 49
    gramma says:

    Laurie lives in a dream world, torn between acting out roles which hover between being a Polly Toynbee, big sista, Dear Marge advice bureau eventually edging towards a Johann[a] Hari.
    An admitted avid lover of the Game of Thrones TV series her osmotic absorbance of their and the above combination of characters has greatly distorted her grip on reality
    Laurie Penny ‏@PennyRed 4 jun
    “I wish her colleague Mehdi Hasan would slit her throat in an honour killing.” – comment on my article about racism and sexism in #GoT.

    Ms Red needs to get a grip before her attempts to run both with the hare and the hounds pushes her over the edge.

  50. 50
    Double Tap says:

    Zombie apocalypse anyone?

  51. 51
    Incongruent Lorry Driver. says:

    O-u-r working c-lass zero is full of sh¡t

  52. 52
    Reckitt Benckiser says:

    If she so much as touches Vanish our legal team will be put into play

  53. 53
    Tony was not a straight sort of guy says:

    Since the dodgy dossier, don’t be so sure.

  54. 54
    Tay King-dePisse says:

    However, there are some people who need to have their heads gone upside of, those with whom it is fruitless to attempt to reason, and a reasonable proportionate amount of violence probably should not be rejected out of hand as a first alternative, with respect to these individuals. Certain trolls on this and other blogs are the ones who prompt me to propose this strategy.

  55. 55
    Sir William Waad says:

    To be fair, most women grow out of this shrewish phase quite early on, unless they intend to make a living out of it, like Rachel Cusk. We ought actually to welcome a degree of feminisation of society, because early 20th-century society became excessively masculinised with disastrous results. Marxism and Fascism were both intensely masculine, with their analytical, impersonal view of the world, their obsession with power and their vision of society as a machine.

  56. 56
    Sir William Waad says:

    Are you an agent provocateur from Socialist Model-Maker?

  57. 57

    Who gives a shit? Seriously, who?

  58. 58
    I don't need no doctor says:

    And the voices in her head go stab, stab, stab.
    And her great big gob goes blab, blab, blab.

  59. 59
    Anonymous says:

    Except that she will get the money from us. Gorgeous George will see to that.

  60. 60

    … and called “The Wrong Brothers”?

  61. 61

    All the same when it gets down to it State sponsored Feminisn Poisoning the ENVIRONMENT with Estrogen and making threats

  62. 62
    Sarah The Twatty Tweeter says:

    I sometimes get the urge to hunt someone down with sharp things

  63. 63
    road to femdom says:


  64. 64
    Old Blue Eyes says:

    She’s as common as muck.

  65. 65
    Blade Runner says:

    She lives on a knifes edge.

  66. 66

    Yes, and they want to get rid of the Monarchy – they call it their Heir Fix model.

  67. 67
    What do you expect from the left (BBC)... says:

    Soppy arrogant know all lefty buggers cant stop telling us what and how to do everything – nice to see the prat caught

  68. 68
    I don't need no doctor says:

    misterned You could be describing John Mann, Ed Balls, Dennis Skinner, Diane Abbott, Harriett Harman, the list goes on………..

  69. 69
    White Van Stan says:

    Poor Laurie obviously ran out of AAA batteries for her rabbit last night.

    Uptight, hateful confused little hypocritical brat.

  70. 70
    Oxford philosopher says:

    Actually the “joyous” hedonism of Miss Penny is rather similar to that of Guido and his sidecars…


    Except that Guido does not want go in for gender bending (yet!)

  71. 71
  72. 72
    Kevin T says:

    Don’t be so hard on her. It’s probably the time of the month. You know how they get.

  73. 73
    AC1 says:

    Not sure that many people have trust funds…

  74. 74
    'Mad' Hatty, the LieBore Gift that keeps on giving says:

    by “Wimmin” this obviously denotes, connotes, and implies Wimmin in the full Glory of Socialist Sisterhood, – like wot me and all the uvva Sistrens share – as much as we share morphology (that’s body shape to you ignorant tory boys) – and all the other delights of shared beds, shared struggle, and straining for that last org’asm’c seizure.

  75. 75
    Is he saying we are bonkers and split personallaties says:

  76. 76
    It's cold says:

  77. 77
    Mature republican says:

    I love your desire for free speech on this blog


  78. 78
    AC1 says:

    The wrong Rousers?

  79. 79
    DUDLEY ZOO says:

    In Dudley, Penny would be known as a split arsed mare

  80. 80
    Bernard Manning says:

    Nah!….must be that time of the month thing. You can even get away with murder with that excuse.

  81. 81

    Not for the Euro bale out matey.

  82. 82

    Or if it’s to a football club “A couple of hundred grand day out”?

  83. 83
    Keen-eyed loon spotter says:

    She’s holding a sharp object in this picture…


    She really is a complete loon!

  84. 84
    Laurie Penny says:

  85. 85
    Stabby the excitable Murderer says:

    Stabby stabby stab stab!

  86. 86
    WVM says:

    Oh come on, it’s funny to watch though you have to admit.
    A young woman struggling to except her sexuality by projecting it on to the internet and in the MSM for all to see, so phallic!
    Hahahahahaha… Deep down she’s glad she got caught out LOL!

  87. 87
    Red Penny Ed says:

    I always thought I was a f*cking kosher schizophrenic.

  88. 88

    Well said – she’s free to be a hypocrite on her blog and tweet, and we’re free to call her out. Dontcha just love free speech.

    The definition of a republican is someone who will free you from the tyranny of a monarch and deliver you to the tyranny of a president. Welcome the new boss, same as the old boss:

  89. 89
    Sir Aston Martin says:

    *****MIND BLEACH******

  90. 90
    wiggle wobble says:

    Lovely movers…

  91. 91
    wiggle wobble says:

    …except her sexuality from what?

  92. 92
    smoggie says:

    Crochet needles. The weapon of choice for the left wing feminist rugmuncher.

  93. 93
    DDC says:

    Yes, this’ll be the new asbestos IMO. There have also been societal changes.

  94. 94
    Greta Garbo says:

    I ask again ; who is this ” woman” whom you insist must be given coverage on your organ totally out of proportion to her own importance ?

    I use the term “woman ” loosely as she looks definitively prepubescent .

    Why does she not just imitate the action of the Garbo and closet herself away in an East Side appartment for the next thirty years thus doing humanity a good turn .

    ( that is assumind she can AFFORD an East Side appartment daahling– and she manages to pass the Residents Committee interview of course !)

  95. 95
    Universal Hiss says:

    Oh do fuck off.

    There is only so much venom in the world & I’m rapidly running out.

  96. 96
    fruitcake says:

    there she blows

  97. 97
    Rab C Nesbitt says:

    The Stabb Inn in Govan is the place to be.

  98. 98
    Hang them from lamp posts says:

    She’s behind the #twittergulag problem. I’m sure of it.

  99. 99
    Handycock (Teen Fondler) says:

    I don’t know what you are talking about Sir William, but do you know how old Laurie is? Boaz.

  100. 100
    Lindy says:

    She won’t be worried about guardian journalists coming after her huge middle class privately educated arse.

  101. 101
    Lindy says:

    Made the same mistake myself which I put down to having used File Allocation Tables.

  102. 102
    Anonymous says:

    Feminists, and their funny little ways.

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