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RT : "Can I sue my beekeeper neighbor?"
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It's not the only reason I love the Coen Brothers, but their sheer delight they take in playing with the English la…
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RT : I'm working on a manuscript written by a teenage author, and instead of using "paused" or "hesitated" she says peop…
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RT : I mean, TWIN PEAKS pilot. Or maybe episode 2 (first Man From Another Place appearance).

Imagine the reaction to l…
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The episode where Lilith buys Sam at the bachelor auction would’ve sent the Lilam…
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BOB reveal would’ve been *bananas*.
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Oh! Sinead O’Connor rips up the photo of the pope.
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I’m not in the mood to play any of the games on my phone right now. Recommendations for new ones?
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RT : I am having a hard time coming up with a film answer for this, but I realized tonight my response for…
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Interesting. I'd say I like that album but have not listened to it in ... years.

You make me think my an…
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Just one? The Miracle of Morgan's Creek.
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Lexicography twitter: was "America's sweetheart" coined to describe Mary Pickford? That appears to be the case but…
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Glad to hear you're rolling with the punches, but really really sorry to hear that there are punch…
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RT : The State of California website just made me do a CAPTCHA to pay some back taxes. Much love to all the robots out t…
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RT : Not just a theory. People do adapt over time and are able to take on more complex UI parad…
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RT : My theory? Evolving users. We're far more forgiving of UI, whether objectively good or bad, than we we…
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Started to sign up then tapped out after the second round of CAPTCHA photos.
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I kind of think this type of show has been done to death, but I'd still be very interested in a series based on Joh…
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Biggest surprise of my dive into Westerns this year: THE OX-BOW INCIDENT is dark and great. Prefer it to HIGH NOON…
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Just watched last night:
THE OX-BOW INCIDENT
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RT : 📺On November 17, 1973, 'Schoolhouse Rock's' 'Conjunction Junction' first aired on ABC
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RT : For the good of the country I am just calling for a moratorium on white men and their white maleness and the influe…
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RT : I love writing this newsletter with and I would love for more of you to read it.
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Super interesting thread that concludes that the phrase (and concept?) "the Great American Songbook" dates to the m…
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RT : My Ten Responses to Jonathan Franzen's Ten Rules for Novelists
1. True.
2. Ehh.
3. Bullshit.
4. <eyeroll>
5. "Ehh"…
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I was reminded of them the day I noticed my 7-year-old watching one of the Seth MacFarlane shows. Had…
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FYI: you can set up profiles on Netflix for kids and it filters out stuff rated for older audiences. N…
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First thought: The Nice Location — but "boring" doesn't seem to fit.

My money's on Insane Former Partner.
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This was great, and I just caught Vertigo again onscreen a couple of months ago. (It's never g…
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Checked in on my lifelong Republican relatives on Facebook and they're still using "Democraps" like it's the height…
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Did you submit your topics yet? If not: be specific. Easier to rewatch Jaw…
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My mom, who introduced me to Stephen King when she handed Cujo to me when I was 13, was so disturbed when I checked…
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McCabe & Mrs. Miller
Once Upon a Time in the West
My Darling Clementine

(Answers may change next time I'm asked.)
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I do love that decent hard cider is available at Safeway, but a really good artisan cider that will never show up a…
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Narrator: They didn’t.
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One of the things I hate most about the collapse of MoviePass is that it was a boon to indy theaters, but has becom…
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On the other hand, "Our services are available to all members of the public regardless of race, gender or sexual or…
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Haircut place "is like no other place you’ve ever gotten your hair cut. Sports everywhere. TVs everywhere - playing…
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He's not the only reason I've always loved colorful words, but Lee was certainly an early influence and source for…
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RT : "Everything is true about America. It's impossible to say anything that isn't true -- good or bad. Our enemies are…
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I love the show but it’s definitely hit the point where I want to disassociate myself from the rabid fans.
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The one I remember tracking down: “stupid get” from “I’m So Tired.” Pre-internet, so I ended up usi…
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Kids, it's fun to come up with hypothetical single-album versions of The White Album, but never trust anyone who th…
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I have zero patience for people who resist things like suicide barriers and argue that someone who w…
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RT : A really remarkable illustration of the importance of means reduction in suicide prevention is that once Britain sw…
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My 8-year-old, reading over my shoulder: “Who is Linda Holmes?”

Me: “She hosts a podca…
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It makes me giggle when people complain about language change that happened "because of ignorant people."

As oppo…
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RT : Yes! This! WA is an all mail state and it works great. Standing in line, taking time off work, and trying to rememb…
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Given that using the term in its original sense is as likely to be confusing as not, yep. Bryan Garner agre…
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A couple of weeks ago, when we were back-to-school shopping at an outlet mall, I was kind of amazed at just…
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Faves: It Happened One Night, The Lady Eve, Say Anything, When Harry Met Sally, My Man Godfrey, and…
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Me, in April: I should rewatch one or two of the episodes with Harry An…
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One thing I've noted while rewatching Cheers: Almost every recurring guest star appeared fewer times than I'd have…
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Makes sense. I've been rewatching Cheers — really for the first time since it aired — a…
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Rereading TV: The Book, and the Cheers section sparked a question: If you split the ser…
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"We’ve updated our brand, colors and desktop backdrops. Sorry, no golden ratio overlays or Medium post."…
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I'm up to 14 westerns with what, 7 weeks to go? I just might make 26.

Shouldn't have gotten sucked into the Deadw…
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LAST JEDI and EMPIRE STRIKES BACK are the best Star Wars movies because they do the most work to expand what a Star…
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I don't know if I'll make the goal, but deciding to watch 26 westerns in the second half of 2018 was a great idea.…
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I've gotten around to some iconic movies I'd been putting off (Red River, Shane).

I've realized how many westerns…
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The Jack Reacher novels are goofy, compulsive fun, and I love reading critical takes on them.

"Every Reacher book…
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Here's an opposite situation: I was really happy Brooklyn Nine-Nine backed away from the Charles/Rosa situat…
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RT : I say, "Your users' top tasks should drive priority content requirements" approximately ten times a day. But how do…
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What a difference a year makes.
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"Zero evidence" is overstating it and this is going to get me roasted, but I never cared for Buffy and Spike…
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Overdue for new frames and would love your opinion.
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Still true nine years later.
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RT : Most people will see a headline or watch a short clip and think that now they know the gist. A few will click throu…
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I find it endearing that in The Good Place: The Podcast, Marc Evan Jackson pronounces "Budapest" with the "sht" sou…
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Frosting on the cupcake of annoying things about FilmStruck shutting down is I couldn't sign up for the final month…
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RT : Every time you retweet something for mockery you are a vector for that idea spreading.

Tweet an inspiring quote a…
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(Through S2, Deadwood is a rewatch for me, so I'd seen the S1 finale before. But it's goddamn transcendent. The cam…
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Season 1 of Deadwood down. That finale is one hell of an episode of television. Elevates the rest of the season in…
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Definitely a situation where knowing the origin would help decide the spelling — I've probably heard it before (fra…
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Classic demonstration of why I use my gut but don't rely on it. I'd probably type "plum forgot" without hesitation,…
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Lexicography and copyediting Twitter: "plumb forgot" or "plum forgot"?
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Gut says "plum," Google Books says both are common but "plumb" more so, and regular word forum users quibbl…
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The one exception to this when we lived there was Mt. Baker. There were hordes of trick or treaters, especi…
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Conversation with moviegoers who are not film Twitter:

Original Halloween is “so cheesy”

New Hallloween is scarie…
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