The Best Tweets of Wayne Coyne’s First Two Days on Twitter


Lost in the shuffle of a certain mega-celebrity joining the increasingly indispensable social networking site that is Twitter was the fact that Wayne Coyne, weirdo crown prince of the Flaming Lips, had also finally caved. Coyne’s penchant for saying crazy things is well known. (Recall his 2009 line on the darlings of the music world this week, the Arcade Fire: “They have good tunes, but they’re pricks, so fuck ’em.”) And, so far, his Twitter account has been as stellar as one could have hoped: a mix of bonkers aphorisms, pithy observations, and pictures of his wife in the nude. It’s early going yet — he’s currently following a scant 18 people, among them Kanye West, Lady Gaga, and Pitchfork — but we figured, why not collect a few of ’em? Someday history might thank us:

As Pitchfork points out, LCD have yet to respond.

Because Wayne Coyne is a G, this is the picture to which that link takes you:

One of a burgeoning “people who don’t like ____ are a bummer” series on the Coyne Twitter page.

Spoken by a man who would know.

Tip to people who are trying to score drugs: look like Wayne Coyne.

Definitely not a credenza: