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RT : The closest you can get to knowing what it’s like to be a ghost is listening to a podcast where the hosts are tryin…
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Watched the 1954 A STAR IS BORN for the first time the other day, and until it started I’d thought it was in black…
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I was thinking it’d be cool if they brought the earlier versions back to the big screen. Then real…
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Or mayo-ketchup, as they call it in Puerto Rico.

(I cut a question about this very subject from my One-Day…
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RT : get a lot of “Reply Guys” who repeat the same unhelpful comments.

and I (a woman & a man…
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FYI, with Amazon Smile, I decided to support my local library friends group. Most of our local PTA gro…
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True confessions: I ended up making this cornbread and got two separate people saying that it was amazing, so turns…
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(I've liked a lot of his movies, and some of his books are among the funniest things I've ever read*, but I've just…
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My favorite part: "(1 being Poor and 5 Being Great!)" — but they don't label the fields 1-5. They're Poor, So-So, A…
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"Please fill out this short survey."

41 questions later, we hit this.

Not pictured: SEVEN MORE ROWS OF THINGS TO…
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Was going to use an America’s Test Kitchen recipe for cornbread until I saw that they want you to put corn kernels…
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Looking at our join dates, either I'm completely misremembering, or someone else had the user name bef…
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College professor used to say, during lectures, “scarequotes around X.” I liked the word, and wasn’t…
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Are there any podcasts about progressive politics, but aimed at younger audiences? Tweens and teens? I'm enjoying T…
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Someone wrote to Says You to peeve about the phrase “becoming extinct” and I don’t even understand the basis of the…
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I’ve had a long, mostly quiet relationship with my dad for about 20 years. I got out of the habit…
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Bought a French silk pie from a chain restaurant. Couldn't eat the whole thing in one sitting — than…
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I don't watch a ton of reality TV, but Nicole Sullivan winning the final tournament of the first sea…
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RT : What's your vote for the single best frame in cinema history? I'll start:
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Do I truly want to own a copy of CAGED HEAT or CITIZEN'S BAND? Honestly, not necessarily. But I also know from expe…
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Inspired by this, though, I've decided to buy a copy of every Jonathan Demme movie I can find on Blu-ray or DVD. He…
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If you could take one performer today and send them back in time to make a guest appearance in a CHEERS episode fro…
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"As requested, you'll receive your available balance every 001 days:"

Might want to have a copywriter take a human…
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In a surprise twist, the guy who sexually harassed a woman so much he got his company banned from a…
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Very popular in the Midwest because of all the rivers and lakes. Best fried, honestly. So not super healt…
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I don't like to own a ton of physical media — I've always been a library guy at heart — but I also want the *option…
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I've been rewatching CHEERS, and now that I'm in the home stretch on season 2 I'm going to miss the old AV Club epi…
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RT : Me: Hey Apple, three movies I bought disappeared from my iTunes library.
Apple: Oh yes, those are not available any…
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RT : To date, smallpox is the only major human disease that has been eradicated. September 11 happens to mark 40 years s…
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Example: I enjoyed Stephen King more when his works contained nods to each other — references to events from other…
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Puzzlebox culture ruins throwaway jokes.

Sometimes a reference is just a friendly little wink, a treat for enthus…
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I was rewatching The Good Place S2, and this piece made Michael's argument to the judge — that their whole s…
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I sometimes think about how profoundly our photo habits have shifted. I remember within my adult life w…
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My 8YO is completely uninterested in knowing why this is a joke or what it means.

On the other han…
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RT : Seeking a guest for a podcast in a couple of weeks about Demme’s BELOVED. If you have something to contribute to su…
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RT : web friends, i'm looking for new IA projects starting in october. currently wrapping up a fun intranet taxonomy gig…
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I’m honestly flirting with turning off autocorrect because of stuff like that. Even more annoying is when I…
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RT : Last Chance to see 2001 A SPACE ODYSSEY on the big screen today at 3 PM, Tickets $6
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I think more theaters should have a human come out before each show to run through the expectations. Cute short fil…
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"Just as the winners write the history books, the most powerful group of English language users write the grammar b…
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RT : "A great deal of modern-day grammar confusion stems from people not understanding the role of style guides. ... The…
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RT : I get the desire to prevent normalizing the conditions of the current political moment, but at the same time I wond…
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RT : Do you...
a) work in tech or design, broadly (e.g., product, engineering, UX, content strategy, etc.), and

b) do,…
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About an hour left to vote in this very important cultural POLL, about the relative value of human life and also co…
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Now I want to see a list of shows that were canceled at the right moment. (Distinct from shows tha…
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The lack of pepper seems odd. Why mention it?

Though now I've discovered that fruit galettes with black pe…
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Your Spirit Animal: An Investigation - The Atlantic
Fun fact: Samuel L. Jackson is the earliest known person cited as a "spirit animal."
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RT : Trolley problem, cultural variant :

You're on a runaway trolley.

If it keeps going, it will run over the Beat…
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On the plus side, you're interesting enough to get blocked. I think I've only been blocked by the local por…
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Would love something similar to a national dialect survey except for cultural works.

Which people have seen Gone W…
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RT : I wanted to give you screenshots, but both Netflix and Amazon prevent it (fair enough, sigh), so you will have to t…
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RT : Design + tech folks: Me and are researching professional visibility—why and how people build a public prof…
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(Side note: It's interesting that all the commentary I've received on this talks about loss of culture, and no one…
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Six hours left to weigh in on this Very Important cultural poll.

Note that the scenario means you get zero Beatle…
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RT : You're on a runaway trolley.

On the track ahead of you are the Beatles in 1961. (John, Paul, George, Pete, Stu.)…
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer
The Wire
Twin Peaks (all 3 seasons)
The Good Place
NewsRadio
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I wish documentaries featuring interviews with several people would just include their name every time they cut bac…
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RT : Is there a way to disable Netflix from autoplaying loud trailers when I'm just looking around? So I can concentrate…
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When WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR observed that Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood has lots of slow space, but no wasted space, I…
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17 days ago
Gig: Americans Talk about Their Jobs by Marisa Bowe
Have you read Gig, from 2000, which was inspired by Working?
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Off the top of my head, I've seen the same request made about "mecca," used as a gener…
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RT : . has suggested I respond to a colleague with a comma splice, and my feelings are a mixture of
•"Well, at lea…
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RT : The bit that bothers me most about people who say Kubrick faked the moon landings is the idea he wouldn’t have done…
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I get why it annoys some players — particularly in a game where your final score also depends on how difficult you…
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But for me:

a) Err towards awarding the point, not denying it.

b) When enough people misread something, it was u…
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In short, I love when trivia and content issues collide, and am always a little surprised when people want English…
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Accepted answers for the first interpretation: SCORE (the answer I thought of) or DOUBLE (which is more common on n…
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Some quizzers are very unhappy that credit was given for QI. "Obviously," they argue, "the question is asking about…
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I find this interesting but unsurprising. Thing is, English is almost never that black-or-white. It never occurred…
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That question: "What word appears most often on a standard Scrabble board?"

The intended reading: What's the word…
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I think "brainiac" technically predates Superman, as well, but DC popularized it. (We'…
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RT : looking forward to the "my thumb slipped" contact case law
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Startling to be listening to an old version of "Let's Do It (Let's Fall in Love)" and hear a racial slur in among t…
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RT : Hi if you think Kelly Marie Tran / Rose Tico's presence in Star Wars changed the franchise for the better, please R…
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