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Amanda Fortini @amandafortini Las Vegas, NV & Livingston, MT

Writer. Beverly Rogers Fellow @BlackMtnInst amanda.fortini@gmail.com & on Signal

4,884 Following   10,149 Followers   19,494 Tweets

Joined Twitter 5/28/09


@HootervillePub They are bad, too. But at least popcorn is delicious? @TeenPeoplePod @podcast_collect Oh wow! You have those issues. Yes, definitely let me know if you find any!!I understand that you think your style of censorship is the good kind, your sort of surveillance is the good kind,… https://t.co/KypFUhBLR5
Retweeted by Amanda Fortini @TeenPeoplePod @podcast_collect I might somewhere in my old files. I can check. I did them from '99 to mayb 2002 or… https://t.co/E1faehW0LEWhy do I even eat them @TeenPeoplePod @podcast_collect Maybe Coraline by Neil Gaiman? I could tell that was going to be a big book as I read it.Choking on Almond Shards: A Memoir
5/8
2021
@TeenPeoplePod @podcast_collect I used to write book reviews for Teen People every month when I was in my 20s!!The bear who came into the yard (and then, in a crazy development, into the house) exactly a year ago as my father… https://t.co/phPYEsiQHz
Retweeted by Amanda Fortini @charlottemf406 Love that about your grandma. @charlottemf406 Oh yeah my school and area were not wealthy so there was no debutante anything.Twyla Tharp, on auditioning for the Rockettes and being asked to smile. https://t.co/WS4z0QOvoJ @charlottemf406 Lol we also did “social dancing” in junior high in Illinois. It was sponsored by the school but not… https://t.co/Amdx3Lr80kWe also did it in Illinois, where I moved in 5th grade.Yes, in Iowa. https://t.co/l79fRuBLVTYou must give the world something nobody’s asking for. Something that nobody wants.
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5/7
2021
@KristenRadtke Congrats Kristen!! @SteveGreenwald @jslinville @walterkirn It works for me! Thank you, Steve. @chikitlinski I loved it! They were so sweet. 💛 @abby_aguirre @LByock Everywhere. I raised stepchildren from the time they were little and they still say to me, “B… https://t.co/Cr0ViU8YpO @LByock @abby_aguirre They are everywhere if you don’t have children.I judged a children's story contest for kindergarteners today and oh my heart. One of the stories I read featured a unicorn named "Lighter." @AnjeanetteDamon Congrats!! @jennromolini This is from her new book about aging! You should get it; it’s totally original and right up your alley.
5/6
2021
@YuleHeibel I think she is incredible.Kids getting thrown off right and left. Total carnage. Wails of anguish. Not one adult gave a single shit about it. https://t.co/JRv19giiHx
Retweeted by Amanda Fortini"This is how I would have you write your life: in action. It is not enough to intend or consider, you must choose t… https://t.co/l4XkpIdd5X @hannahgoldfield I’m so sorry Hannah. 💔 @Steve56666007 I know it well! @Steve56666007 Oh I love hearing this! Thank you. I didn’t know you were a native Las Vegan.Walking at night. https://t.co/QGltC2BOMX @KZ_Howell A classic @leviathanadam My pleasure. I stopped immediately as I heard it to write it down! @milak_david I loved it. They were going into The Office! @lacy_crawford I feel like you’re really onto something, and there’s an essay to write here. 💛 @lacy_crawford I know. I feel this too. Some of them I have completely lost touch with, and because of their names… https://t.co/MthafoGrPHThe impact of gays https://t.co/EerRV4l2TW
Retweeted by Amanda FortiniIn MONTANA. @Steve56666007 It is! I should have said that. @lacy_crawford I look for my childhood friends too, and the girls who hated Girls State with me.I just watched two guys going into a liquor store, one saying to the other: “Fucking 2020. The moon entered the Sev… https://t.co/bCosi55WISMy new Substack essay on privacy, published yesterday. I woke to see today that the admin is “considering” using “… https://t.co/mmfIDXamCo
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5/5
2021
@stace_selby It was $22,000 two decades ago.Hey hey, @KristenRadtke’s SEEK YOU earns its 2nd starred pre-pub review! @PantheonBooks “Combining personal narrat… https://t.co/48b5rI229v
Retweeted by Amanda Fortini @akarra That is the way to learn! It’s what I did when I was starting out. And actually I still read ideal models b… https://t.co/AM2yDRpA2D @akarra Thank you!!
5/4
2021
@BirdieHalll The Lolita ExpressBut I mean really, imagine being married to Bill Gates and having to listen to him self-righteously natter on all the time. How exhausting. @jasminchua I love that, “porous plan!!”There are those who are relieved when plans are cancelled (and assume others will be similarly relieved) and those… https://t.co/cfvSFcj0PJ @johnwilliamsnyt Yes @alexdimitrov Yes she does!Maybe they just have a job. https://t.co/fKvps5t4I2 @BirdieHalll lol @JamesMFR Thank you James! You too. ✨ @ninarenataaron Same!! @davidprybil Actually no.Laughable. You can’t support small business and simultaneously be in favor of the PRO Act. This bill will kill one-… https://t.co/dAixXE1J39
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5/3
2021
@SteveGreenwald Very true @knucklehead316 Exactly @florida_mitch Wow we are totally on the same wavelength here. @GigiLevangie PS: I think we’re going to come see you guys this summer...The rise of the ‘expert’ who can say anything, contradict themselves endlessly, and continue to speak with authorit… https://t.co/NASuecZZeq @GigiLevangie @IvanKenneally Bannack! It’s very cool. Xo 💛 @MsVegasMary Thank you Mary!! xx @ToniJens Ha, I should do this. It’s very annoying to spend time giving someone advice and then see they don’t foll… https://t.co/6UtG7lGicQ @knucklehead316 You both have very good hair in that picture! @WTSchultz I quit in 2012 so it probably wasn’t me....🧐 @WTSchultz 💛✨ @IvanKenneally Our friend who is a professional photographer took it one afternoon when we all went to visit a ghost town in Montana. @knucklehead316 Lovely photoWhen you tell someone something is unethical to do as a writer and they go ahead and do it anyway 🤷🏻‍♀️Tune in this Sunday to @BlackMtnInst Radio’s latest episode where I examine dueling identities while working as a d… https://t.co/FHZPJRnSCb
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5/2
2021
Let me simplify this: the smallest of small businesses cannot have clients in the same industry as them. That's the… https://t.co/OsAmK48Fip
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5/1
2021
@Jackron312 lol yes @JessGrose @sarahlovescali @ajshults All so good! @JessGrose @sarahlovescali @ajshults What are your favorites? I love Rebecca Goldstein’s The Mind-Body Problem, for one. @sarahlovescali @ajshults I love a campus novel. @abby_aguirre I wish we’d had a teacher that advanced! @dflanegan LolFranco Zeffirelli’s Romeo and Juliet. https://t.co/L0UsqAMcK3hi friends! we’re looking for an editorial manager at @criterion to maintain and troubleshoot editorial production… https://t.co/CK1QuwBCZg
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4/30
2021
@Dealfatigue Ha, thank you 🙏Being an adult is just saying ok and alright softly to yourself in different parts of the house
Retweeted by Amanda Fortini @johnDambro I do too.It is so pleasing to have one’s intuition incontrovertibly confirmed. @BillAsher18 💛Evolution on acid. https://t.co/D223XSNJNO
Retweeted by Amanda Fortini @lanikaps And my blazers!!Share a photo of yourself from what feels like another lifetime. 8.14.10. Classy. https://t.co/51OWuqteYd https://t.co/VyJfQSrgzPWell, hmmm 🧐 let me venture a guess: no one has been going out?? https://t.co/mfPgJuGrMsIf the CDC can’t muster the courage and common sense to get rid of the distancing guidelines for children in the wa… https://t.co/gkJNmYCOI1
Retweeted by Amanda Fortini @yaelbt @richardrushfield @meghan_daum @ajwimsatt Mine too. Reunion tour! @JasonIsbell @Sarah_Smarsh Meeting of the minds right here. @knucklehead316 Well I’ve been sort of down today and that is so kind it makes my day. ✨ @RoArquette @rachsyme Oh darn it used to be on your old website!! @TempestWilliams That view, Terry!! @knucklehead316 Thank you Dave! 🙏💛 @SteveGreenwald I’ve done it four times! LolAnd stuff I like. 💫
4/29
2021

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