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Currently: Designer at @ProPublica. Formerly: @abookapart, @Harmonix, @happycog. Perpetually: Art, music, film. If you’re evil, I’ll forgive you by and by.

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Joined Twitter 10/10/07


An inability to distinguish criticism from attack is at the heart of so many problems. Good criticism makes anything worthwhile stronger.
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10/20
2017
@derekwillis @DKElections Yep. He is, I believe, the first performer shown in the Air Guitar Nation trailer: https://t.co/c31vAT2967
10/18
2017
@beep @m_swartz https://t.co/p22IyNJoC0 @m_swartz Sounds like you’re going to need a… *Warehouse.* @m_swartz https://t.co/VvIJ1HQxL6brb https://t.co/RDeCDsZbRP
10/17
2017
@kissane @meetar @murtaugh That sweet child is not alone. https://t.co/1eYAkceLMa“It’s almost as though [university and fraternity stakeholders] are completing the second half of the same hazing r… https://t.co/btqBctkkBR
10/16
2017
Sending my love to Mogadishu.
10/15
2017
My 13th @AndrewWK bangover hurts so good.
10/14
2017
@fanelli If restarting AI doesn’t solve that, I will be well and truly distraught on your behalf.“What we need to start talking about is the crisis in masculinity.” https://t.co/OKWwy9CJs0I can now confirm that getting a nod from Thanks for Making is a really great way to start your day. Thanks,… https://t.co/XPeLKB7YvY @CaseyMalone Ah, that makes sense. It does indeed offer a lot to, ahem, *chew on*. @CaseyMalone I loved it. I gathered from your review you were more ambivalent?Julia Ducournau’s thoroughly absorbing Raw is out in front of the Robtober pack so far. Weak stomachs beware. https://t.co/9R6lOY0t3u
10/12
2017
TL;DR: Twitter is mostly a platform for me to complain about car alarms. https://t.co/SB8BjxMOvl @TrentWalton @paravelinc @davatron5000 @raygunray Congrats on ten years! 🎉Looking back at my decade on Twitter: how I got started, how I’ve used it, what I find valuable, and what I don’t. https://t.co/VhmqYLovzP
10/11
2017
Today, we begin to regularly publish our journalism. First story: https://t.co/5VYwEyEZQz Newsletter sign-up:… https://t.co/DuVxunzAs9
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10/10
2017
I just realized that Mike Pence’s walkout at the Colts game yesterday made him the highest-profile paid protester in America.
Retweeted by Rob WeychertDog whistles are so 2016. https://t.co/0ds7AUdkDt
10/9
2017
Okay, fine, dance party over, back to cleaning. 😞 https://t.co/oE1n2G20YYthe shuffle is on fire all hail the shuffle https://t.co/3Ki32bmj2Rfuck it i’ll just live in filth https://t.co/LkGMIH4douApartment cleaning plods along joylessly, and then this thing settles into its groove, and the dance party begins. https://t.co/bC4B1E8jPO @davatron5000 Thanks, Dave! @davatron5000 Thank you; this is relevant to my interests. 🙌🏻“[I]f expanding that audience meant involving white nationalists and neo-Nazis, their participation could always be… https://t.co/xHMRTWw8qrIn memory of AIM, I would like to note that my AIM username was "omgletsboogie" which to this day I believe has been my best idea.
Retweeted by Rob WeychertEmail clients and other digital products have come and gone, but I used @aim daily for nearly 20 years. That’s a he… https://t.co/N9XczqxcbeThat great thing where, in the time you spent refreshing the broken, non-updating LiveNation event page, the tickets sold out.
10/6
2017
Aaaaand we both forgot our anniversary again. 12 years with @ChamberMonster and I’m still dumbfounded by my luck. 💘Be kind to other people, to other people’s creations. Understand the context. Explore that context, and embrace it with all your skills.
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10/5
2017
I want to go to there. https://t.co/sRoDSuwUDNPrrreeeeeetty excited about this. https://t.co/AGP21naPPAThere are lots of opportunities for tech to do more good and less harm, and @sara_ann_marie is on the case:… https://t.co/kZZ5zV1N1w
10/4
2017
@morrick Thanks, Riccardo! I’ll see what I can do. 🙂 @kevinmhoffman Stay tuned…It feels good to have my site active again, and I’m having fun with it. This post is dressed up for Halloween! 💀 https://t.co/wb88a5NrXyThis is some handsome work. Looking forward to seeing how it’s implemented. Congrats to all involved! https://t.co/O1Rbctu98O @beep Thanks, Ethan! @JennLukas Thanks! Someone I know gave me some practice earlier this year. 🙂Robtober 2017 is upon us. Here’s the lowdown on my annual horror movie binge. https://t.co/0kJ1c8fhos
10/3
2017
I hate that this is what will get me to finally watch Peter Bogdanovich’s four-hour Tom Petty documentary. RIP Tom… https://t.co/1Je8ElhD69Sending my love to Las Vegas.
10/2
2017
@halvorson That skull is so adorable. I had a similar moment recently. https://t.co/Tj6lJQ8GkwUndaunted by the decades that’ve passed since I last heard it, Mario Paint’s composer demo song is in my head today. https://t.co/cEjExBhaLi
9/29
2017
Hüsker Dü’s “Whatever” covered by @OHMOURN: https://t.co/U1MkDL1D1KHarry Nilsson’s “Everybody’s Talkin’” covered by @WeyesBlood https://t.co/tur5ZyWfMyHey, here are two good, recently-released cover songs for your Wednesday:
9/27
2017
For the last couple of years, I’ve been quietly building a coworking studio in Boulder. It’s called Roost. https://t.co/FAJ1L3tkMg
Retweeted by Rob WeychertI wrote 73 mini film reviews last weekend. You don’t have to read them, but I recommend skimming for the highlights… https://t.co/YS6dh7vo4pAnimation fans: Here are my notes on nearly every film in competition at @OIAF_Animation, & videos of my favorites. https://t.co/tLCP79ux5o
9/26
2017
Contemplating the anatomy of a racially-charged fistfight on the C train on an unseasonably warm day.
9/25
2017
@snookca I’m so sorry.I have found the bar in Ottawa that plays Peter Bjorn and John’s “Young Folks” over and over again, and I wish I hadn’t.
9/23
2017
My new Beats earbuds have arrived and I finally have the earwax necklace I’ve always wanted.
9/21
2017
Been watching Peter Gunn lately. 👮🏻 Jacoby: This crime boss is too slippery. 🕵🏻 Gunn: I’ll make this one stick. 🎺 Mancini: BWWAAAHHHH-daaahh“Who would want to live in a world which is just not quite fatal?” https://t.co/2ZYV9s3Dq0 https://t.co/IropApT9aA
9/20
2017
Looking forward to computering with the people of @indiewebcamp in NYC 9/30–10/01! https://t.co/y5KnBUqvhU“All politics are identity politics—except the politics of white people, the politics of the bloody heirloom.” https://t.co/mp8s8FMA9B
9/19
2017
Harry Dean Stanton once asked an interviewer why they were questioning him about The Care Bears Movie. "You were in it." "Fuck, was I?"
Retweeted by Rob Weychert
9/16
2017
@paulrobertlloyd Wow, thanks for the kind words! I might do some kind of tech review post. Your Qs could help shape it; feel free to email.
9/15
2017
@denislemire https://t.co/G51xxTCVsC @denislemire Care to elaborate?There goes Grant Hart. Goddammit. Time for some Zen Arcade. RIP. https://t.co/Ntkeom5SBg
9/14
2017
@RealAlanDalton Thanks! Liquid is super easy and @jekyllrb now does enough of what I need sans plugins. Markdown/fi… https://t.co/DRwvMI4nfICheck out this cool explainer video @lhwaldron made about my ProPublica/NYT story: https://t.co/OQZlJVyDyn
Retweeted by Rob Weychert
9/13
2017
i like how the chocolate syrup bottle is *so brown* it’s like “guess what’s in me” and you’re like “hydrogen peroxide” and it’s like “wtf”Okay NYC, the polls close at 9. If you haven’t already, get on it. https://t.co/2IysfjQXdH @TrentWalton https://t.co/323a9VDSaC @bruklyntowne @stuntbox Oh, no, we don’t use @jekyllrb for the main @ProPublica site. Just for special projects like https://t.co/xSqyXFFLJU @bruklyntowne It’s the one I’m most familiar with since we use it a bunch at @ProPublica. I owe my @jekyllrb education mainly to @stuntbox. @theledu I like YOU so much! @BigA Thanks, Kirk! @colly Thanks, Colly! Can’t wait to see what you’ve got cooking! @jasonsantamaria Thanks, Stan! Be advised, your enthusiasm may be dampened after I publish my exposé on the dog fig… https://t.co/jAiJrkikyB @NateVictor Thanks, Nathan!
9/12
2017

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