Editor-in-Chief, Music at New York Public Media @WQXR. Former EIC @Wirecutter & Sr. Editor @ArsTechnica. I’ve got no roots, but my home was never on the ground.
RT @sarahmquinlan: Her uncle raped her for years. She got pregnant at 14, 16, 18, & 19. He was never convicted despite DNA test. Her family…
Unrelated, but I’m pleased to inform you all that I’ve educated my grandma, as well as my mother’s friends, all about the Baby Hitler hypothetical.
Put down everything this weekend (or…put it on in the background) and listen to this great episode of @DecomposedShow about Gershwin’s opera Porgy & Bess: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/decomposed-with-jade-simmons/id1458565545?i=1000438952058 Thank you @jadesimmons 🙏
My grandma is 93 and uses an iPhone, sends iMessages, got banned from Facebook(??), and looks up restaurant reviews on Yelp. However, she still cannot get into 10-digit dialing.
I am 38 years old and I just learned today that one of my cousins was adopted.
Hung out with my mom’s friends today.
RT @derektmead: The worst part about the "share the road" manta is the idea that a flesh-and-bone human on a bike could ever equitably shar…
RT @AdamSerwer: The NYPD officer who killed Eric Garner won’t be prosecuted, and may not even be fired—depending on the outcome of his disc…
Now do Beethoven. https://twitter.com/adeelnyt/status/1139510850383953920
RT @eveewing: read this thread. disabled people tried to tell us about these asinine straw bans for months and, as predicted, here we are h…
RT @EhlersDanlosgrl: I was declined a straw at a restaurant this morning. The waitress had one in her apron. As she poured the water I said…
“even the local Nazi office in charge of allocating forced laborers reprimanded the Reimanns for mistreating their workers.”
Womp womp. Their family owns Krispy Kreme, Peet’s, Einstein Bros., Stumptown, Pret A Manger, Keurig, & others https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/14/business/reimann-jab-nazi-keurig-krispy-kreme.html
RT @K_Leonard_PhD: Clara Wieck Schumann managed a household & was continually pregnant. Hildegard ran an abbey. William Grant Still was i…
RT @Rainesford: Consider it a confession: I’m not fine all the time (none of us are). For @Medium’s @elemental, I wrote on the aspirational…
I told him I asked Twitter about violin shops in Fresno just a couple months ago and had a few names I could pass on. His face completely changed. He was so excited.
You know what's an awesome idea and always works flawlessly every single time: trying to do everything on earth at once 😶
TIL while waiting in the ER that my uncle played violin in the Fresno Philharmonic until he went to Vietnam, and hasn’t picked it back up since, even though he “thinks about it constantly.”
Spending a glorious morning in the ER out here in hell-temperature Fresno, California.
Ugh ugh ugh ugh ugh ugh ugh.
It’s a little wild that TaskRabbit still has not come to Fresno.
RT @jemelehill: Let’s see: 1) She is not paid as much as her male counterparts, despite being better, and far more popular than the men’s t…
RT @PENamerican: Hong Kong press show up to police press conference in protective clothing and helmets to protest police brutality to journ…
Spent some time in the last several weeks catching back up on some ol' Internet forums and I am definitely dumber for it.
To be clear, I disagree completely with her thesis.
My aunt surprise picked me up from the airport, declaring that it’s the “saddest thing in the world to get off a plane with no one there.” I told her no one has picked me up from the airport for 20 years.
RT @AthertonKD: was not expecting the concentration camps to be this on the nose about being concentration camps https://twitter.com/jaredbkeller/status/1138612817668558850
People at the airport talking about the “late to the airport” article. https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2019/05/psychological-reason-people-are-late-airport/590500/
RT @joshtpm: Fascinating backstory. Trump gets asked abt report that Kim Jong Un's brother was a CIA source. Kim Jong Nam was assassinated…
RT @WNYC: In a 4-part series called "The Scarlet E," @onthemedia's Brooke Gladstone partnered with @evictionlab’s Matthew Desmond to invest…
You would think that conservative/alt right trolls probably wouldn't be leaving comments on articles on a classical music website, but you would be wrong.
RT @alexanderchee: “9-year-old Does What Government Won’t.” https://twitter.com/thehill/status/1138125689834692608
It's times like today when I'm glad I've moved so many times in the last 15 years that even I can't keep all my old addresses straight.
TIL many evangelical churches require members to sign paperwork that agrees to binding arbitration https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/10/us/southern-baptist-convention-sex-abuse.html
Life may be endless chaos, but my inbox has never been so responded-to as it is at this exact moment.
RT @NMAAHC: The banjo is one of the most important instruments in American Culture. It may be a symbol of white Appalachian culture, but it…
I accidentally listened to the new Justin Bieber/Ed Sheeran song and now it’s permanently etched into the brain circuits. I’m sorry.
Do I have any NYC friends who are subletting their apartments for the summer?
RT @cjciaramella: An Illinois prison abruptly removed 200 books from its library that were part of a college education program for inmates.…
RT @yashar: Few Talked About Race at This School. Then a Student Posted a Racist Slur. When white students at a Minnesota school posted a…
IMO the 2018-2019 HBO season of thriller-drama “Jacqui’s life” is just a little too too.
Earlier this week, I witnessed a guy attempting to fling himself into the subway tracks (transit cop didn’t react; a fellow commuter pulled him out). Then today, I saw the exact same guy lying down on the street in the middle of traffic in SoHo.
RT @sarah_witman: I talk about my Walkman a lot, but this is the first time I got to do so on the @nytimes homepage. 💖 https://t.co/sp3VtiQ…
RT @DrMaDMo: But let me tell you — there are so many stellar Black/Brown musicians who do classical + and have their ensembles and get regu…
RT @gaywonk: A U.S. senator is coming to the defense of someone who spent two years calling me a “lispy queer.” They do this because they…
RT @jiatolentino: I wrote about *borat voice* MAH WIIFE https://www.newyorker.com/culture/cultural-comment/please-my-wife-shes-very-online
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