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I work at Amazon (Opinions here are my own). In my free time, I host and produce podcasts about pop culture. Formerly: Microsoft, Harvard Business School.

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@karamcnair Nebula Capsule, plus a gorilla pod tripod https://t.co/u70KIISCOeSaturday night is lying in bed at 845pm and watching Netflix projected on the ceiling until losing consciousness.… https://t.co/6bXbxn4iFSJust got some terrible news about a good friend that has left me shaken, and wondering if I could've done more to b… https://t.co/LHH8Z57sI0 @claytonmarshall I just sent out a bunch of invites this morningSpoilers for Marvel films: *tears welling up in my eyes* I am so incredibly proud. Big moment for me to see this… https://t.co/fVu9n7oahW @patrickhwillems No problem! We should work on something together sometime!The full text of Mueller's indictment is breathtaking. Here's one insane takeaway: Paid protestors ARE ACTUALLY FOR… https://t.co/xfM6UoYwx0I really appreciated this piece by @patrickhwillems on the art of making video essays (and why the format has, in s… https://t.co/ADxZ2h4bfJ @yogoldsmith Calm yourself. I double dipped so I have the newer version.
2/17
2018
I found this article about Bob Costas’ pink eye by @kellyconaboy to be unexpectedly engrossing. And gross...ing. https://t.co/cgK66JWqeXI’m giving away my old blu-rays and DVDs to people who can answer some #trivia questions. Come join the fun (US onl… https://t.co/ZfbjNbfn5C @kphipps3000 Already claimed the digital copy, KeithAt around 730-8pm Pacific, I’m going to broadcast some trivia questions live and one lucky person will win all thes… https://t.co/BIxHSw5ijiThread. https://t.co/oxxHl58jts @ajhan @cevangelista413 True story: I made this in MS Paint. @GermainLussier You’re interviewing Jane Campion?Oh snap. https://t.co/x58JQ9Mlip @brandonltenney Amen @PancakesNow @jeffcannata I'm sure Jeff appreciates being tagged into a conversation about LA LA LAND he doesn't ca… https://t.co/EiYdW8froSIs LA LA LAND a tribute to dreamers who help create art and shape our culture against insurmountable odds, or a dev… https://t.co/scTPClXqgnBlack Panther will make more money in its first week at the box office than Justice League did in its entire run https://t.co/AgaTDKUkqFBLACK PANTHER: Despite some incredible costuming, production design, and geeky tech, I found the plotting for the f… https://t.co/lLB21WBjHh
2/16
2018
Months of avoiding movie trailers comes to and end tonight. It’s BLACK PANTHER night, people. https://t.co/rx0DTnVjqC @AWolfeful I found this to be a compelling piece, April. Thank you for sharing itI would like to wish happy birthdays to @alisonwillmore and @EricVespe, two film critics whose work has inspired me… https://t.co/lXW12XbUyWThis guy gets my mood today. https://t.co/BxQTSjIT4X @mattsinger @Memles @Devindra I know we’re done with this convo but here’s the great Richard Brody on this scene. E… https://t.co/LQQzSQNdR6In difficult times, I look at the replies to controversial tweets. For stupid replies, I block those people proacti… https://t.co/nNFUrLx7Z3 @TornadoOfKnives @Memles It was 100% bizarre that this seemed to be her very first time hearing this music. @mattsinger @Memles @Devindra In that case, bravo. https://t.co/DyjDOUmJjv @mattsinger @Memles @Devindra Something like that but I do think the fact that people's opinions seem to be so divi… https://t.co/YHMg8NEhEM @mattsinger @Memles @Devindra FYI: Looks like the internet also had this argument with itself a year ago https://t.co/uj7C8Hy8xN @mattsinger @BrianJRoan @Devindra @Memles I think this difference in perception is fascinating and I appreciate you… https://t.co/rGh9i4LSzj @mattsinger @Devindra @Memles Fair point but there’s also a cut where it shows these dancers on stage doing these o… https://t.co/kAVdU799Nj @Devindra @mattsinger @Memles I’d say if the movie is trying to convey that Legend’s music is also great, it does a… https://t.co/nGxfkxGgW6 @Devindra @mattsinger @Memles Pretty sure I understand the point of the scene, on account of the multiple cutaways… https://t.co/dA6RdWfXkf @Devindra @mattsinger @Memles At the very least we are meant to laugh at how badly Legend’s performance and aesthet… https://t.co/TunWSnPCbZ @mattsinger @Memles Hey, I clapped longest and hardest during “Start a Fire”! To the consternation of those sitting next to me.Finally, a word about the Seattle Symphony’s performance of the music: it was great. The pianist was MVP & it was b… https://t.co/j7uWgBcuca @Memles I am convinced more than ever that they are meant to after last night’s screening. There are no less than 5… https://t.co/h4mzHrtfg3The ending of the film is still a massive gut punch. The idea of seeing into an alternate reality is extremely poig… https://t.co/KkVINE6Xj8Even though I ultimately find the film troubling, I not only admire its craftsmanship, I also admire the commitment… https://t.co/L1nG2ioy7RThere’s a scene where Legend lectures Gosling about what it means to be a revolutionary vs traditionalist. I found… https://t.co/zBT8KJdUDgNone of the actors of color have any speaking parts except for John Legend, whose music the film sets the audience… https://t.co/8OJi7LqOpsIs it intentionally perverse? The incongruous juxtaposition of lyrics and choreography seem to imply yes but the me… https://t.co/5tsSv02RfwThe opening number, “Another Day of Sun,” is perverse. As aspiring actors talk about how they left their families b… https://t.co/gRpljjtpSjTHREAD: Had a chance to see LA LA LAND in concert last night. Prepare for a bunch of spoiler-y thoughts as I try to… https://t.co/Fe5YCOCcX4
2/15
2018
Folks, there is LA LA LAND World Tour official merchandise and I don’t know how I feel about it but I know it’s not… https://t.co/UkxpCAeNzYSuper excited to see LA LA LAND in concert tonight, a film which @jeffcannata described as “thematically dishonest”… https://t.co/6eTSDiRXMzIf you feel like the *pace* of these school shootings is intensifying, that's because it is. Why that is happening… https://t.co/JjVZOd42iR
Retweeted by David Chen @slashfilm @rejects okay maybe you guys were right about this one https://t.co/qpnS7xpubdReally appreciated the four dozen responses I got to this tweet, but unfortunately it did not help me decide what w… https://t.co/Cf3XO8c0Qz @Todd_Spence how can i buy theseGreat Moments in PR Email Writing, Entry #16 https://t.co/kn7J8pk5JQ @EricDSnider I’m not sure if this tweet is making fun of criterion or disc buyers or both or neither?Damn. https://t.co/zkZgEMyYyN https://t.co/oGk5hnZnA9 @boffajonesJETS Hmmm, no it doesn’t. I was just trying to explain my personal reaction to this one. @FuMikechu Not sure. The idea of welcoming what is essentially abuse from the person you most love doesn't sit well with me.These fake Phantom Thread Valentines are very clever, but I think on some level I still find the premise of the fil… https://t.co/WPE9Po6dZK @Devindra @kenwongart @jeffcannata Me too! Instant buy!Okay guys, I'm paralyzed by the sheer quantity of choices. Criterion is having a flash sale (50% off using promo co… https://t.co/IMFJvcRhLa
2/14
2018
🤔🤔🤔 https://t.co/pnUtBLyM9u @mattsinger It’s a disgrace. I’m beside myself now that I know about it.There are tiny continuity errors and then there are colossal fuck ups. This is the latter. https://t.co/xGG4UJb0bj @mangiotto Wow this is upsetting WalterI tried out a bunch of new journalistic/narrative podcasts recently. Many of them tried to tell intricate stories b… https://t.co/uBMTAGeS3f
2/13
2018
Broadcasting LIVE right now with @devindra and @jeffcannata. Going to catch up on a bunch of movie stuff and then d… https://t.co/krXdsIlV7iThis is about to go down, for those interested in tuning in. Stay tuned for link. https://t.co/XXjLtWh1ttI got to work at 630am this morning and am leaving at 630pm at night to go straight home to record the… https://t.co/ZyDjwYY3cs @davehclark I was super thrilled to see some sun yesterday even though it was BITTERLY COLD outside. Seattle winter… https://t.co/kEaMJKQceCDid not realize that Peter Rabbit is a horror movie. https://t.co/L4mKjDBod1 https://t.co/sJ6CpcNbpQ
2/12
2018
@antsfilm Did you go?Seattle is beautiful and cold tonight. A few more photos with the #sonya6000. #sony #a6000https://t.co/cyB2q85lZ3Just started watching WALK HARD again on Netflix and lost it at, "This was a particularly bad case of somebody bein… https://t.co/zwQNLbiSXV @patrickhwillems Thanks! @patrickhwillems I’ve been thinking of picking one up. Any places you’d recommend to learn how to take advantage of it? @StephenWilson Can you list some of your other favorite competing services?Also: I don’t care how good this movie is. If you have a character who undergoes plastic surgery, then you have a f… https://t.co/SvlBqXwZmYTHE VILLAINNESS is an insane mish-mash of tones, veering wildly from romantic melodrama to balls-to-the-wall action… https://t.co/MM8yMg43Lu
2/11
2018
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