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Hari Kunzru @harikunzru In the Cities, in a Time of Disorder

Novelist. Non essential worker. Next book Red Pill (September 2020)

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Joined Twitter 10/14/08


I was asked by @evgenymorozov to contribute to The Syllabus as a 'cyberflaneur', recommending some articles on subj… https://t.co/1tqhR2bDcl
5/27
2020
@luminous_thumbs I think that’s true. It takes an outrageous amount of confidence, and that comes much more easily… https://t.co/GARUgYKKZnUK friends please spread this https://t.co/XCSut2O1m1 @prasad_reads ThanksThe success of Japan with a *unique strategy*, emphasizing attention to super-spreader venues and the 3 C's (close… https://t.co/xK8fSZIH1G
Retweeted by Hari KunzruAnyone point me to background about the legality of the ‘knee on neck’ chokehold for use by US police? It seems lik… https://t.co/0MNWtSfCWnAnyone wondering why there’s such anger at the Central Park dog walker should take a look at today’s images of a Mi… https://t.co/zZHttbcT2IChina unilaterally redrawing border with India https://t.co/KP6p8WXSXXThe current trending topics in NYC are ... something. Central Park, Emmett Till, Karen...
5/26
2020
The video of the white woman dog walker in Central Park is really disturbing. She knows the violence she’s trying t… https://t.co/GHavElCgRzCummings said he warned about i.a. corona virus in 2019. Thing is, he didn't. References to SARS and corona virus… https://t.co/ydcvPLRFq1
Retweeted by Hari KunzruI see Cummings has decided not to fire Johnson for putting him to this inconvenience @ProfessorShaw @praddenkeefe @NoahShachtman Subscribed
5/25
2020
Last week freedom rider Sally Jane Rowley died alone in an old age home of Corona. In 1961, she was sentenced to 6… https://t.co/LvRyNXx2to
Retweeted by Hari Kunzru @robertsharp59 We were told not to ‘hoard’ PPE early on, then sharp change in message @robertsharp59 Vast majority of NY is masked. But our lockdown messaging very mixed. But again, people take it seri… https://t.co/cdPEsgCtVw @robertsharp59 Agreed. Just saw video of protest with video van outside his house. That seems like a lot. Also v we… https://t.co/PRR4nmOzKU @joshuadecter I was just going to point that out! I’m trying to understand. Anecdotally I hear that people in Londo… https://t.co/gkiiElb4gpWhoa. Dominic Cummings wasn’t well liked before the pandemic. Now... https://t.co/piLZM1A8J8Containment in Greece, a figure with dates of action: https://t.co/pVc2srGXiS
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5/24
2020
Why does the Cummings story matter? And what does it obscure? The real story is the huge transfer of government ass… https://t.co/k0XfYQfDlH
Retweeted by Hari KunzruSame thing is going on in the M/MPreg reverse harem Delillo scene https://t.co/1cneQ1JxiNYou know what 2020 was missing? A Chinese invasion of India. Because that’s essentially what this amounts to if acc… https://t.co/PmxNrOBGEg
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5/23
2020
Nearly Half Of Accounts Tweeting About Coronavirus Are Likely Bots aimed at sowing division in America. https://t.co/j3FgMAhkR2
Retweeted by Hari KunzruWax figure of presentable elderly white man 2020Good morning. Here's Elis Regina and Tom Jobim singing a list of all the things that float through the gutters / co… https://t.co/MJqwfTToRrThis is the endgame for ‘one country two systems’ and Hong Kongers are right to be scared https://t.co/Ugj0BcVCQQ
5/22
2020
We may be ready for ‘the next phase’ but that doesn’t mean it’s here https://t.co/Uu6aeIhgIJTo whoever put a whole collection of 1970's new age and jazz fusion records on the street, know that your German Ra… https://t.co/Gm3gXABKfM
5/21
2020
From @huwlemmey this is a wonderful analysis of the aesthetics of the Smiths (kitchen sink, James Dean etc) and Mor… https://t.co/TfiPxRF8SAFather riding pillion, girl, 15, cycles 1,200 km to get home in Bihar https://t.co/q9l3fo9rQs #COVID19Lockdown https://t.co/291StUPsCs
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5/20
2020
@ProfessorShaw WWG1WGA that’s all I’m sayingSince today marks 40 years since the eruption of Mount St Helens in 1980, I'd like to talk about one of the figures… https://t.co/G9VfmSHGDY
Retweeted by Hari KunzruThe mad king is taking sugar pills https://t.co/QkTtAma9Ve
5/19
2020
Trump Judge Elizabeth Branch cast the deciding vote in this 2–1 decision denying soap and disinfectant to people in… https://t.co/jWEzE94nSL
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5/18
2020
It would be bad to tell him, right? https://t.co/gF9VrslOky @llagj https://t.co/Mt9W3t5JvQChanged my mind. These endorsements totally damage the brand https://t.co/YuEVvdQNb9Relax everybody, he’s just helping me out by doing some book marketing https://t.co/DGyQOO9BIZ
5/17
2020
@PamelaGuptaBBC Real! Thanks!I just won a dad’s egg and spoon race and literally nothing I have ever done has impressed my daughter moreNot sure how I got on the Judicial Watch list of potential racists https://t.co/bjgRXjG9BgI don’t care if lockdown has you all drunk and in your feelings if you blast Adele in the garden after midnight yo… https://t.co/QBgy1rq8SoCovid Wisconsin is what everyone expected Florida to beWisconsin death trip https://t.co/ZGktkLJlWb
5/16
2020
TSA announcing temperature checks is pure security theaterI don't even want to know why I can hear a marching band outsideThis comment is pretty rich, given that it’s being made in defense of a lynch mob. https://t.co/AeDw6kgPW5
Retweeted by Hari KunzruIt’s like a human centipede of disinfo and 45 is the head https://t.co/Grn6joY2gJ
5/15
2020
Mister Softee, know that you and your nerve-fraying jingle are the enemy of every writer in New York City and one d… https://t.co/yjtIsCObAW @LeeRourke You are a proper Neoist! @BackspinPromo I absolutely didn't know about this until a month ago, when I was doing some research - I taught Ar… https://t.co/qI4o5wcFCv @LeeRourke What are those pamphlets? I found this recently in a pile of books on someone’s doorstep here in BK. How… https://t.co/LOOk560KZW @beedennison Oh thanks hadn’t seen that @LeeRourke I see BS Johnson in there too. Who else is in your ‘overlooked British Modernists’ canon? @LeeRourke Cool! I also want to see the Ann Quin section of your shelves...Also these - I just reread Ice and now I need to go further into the work of Anna Kavan. https://t.co/77V31D6zLLGood book mail today. I found a copy of this, the only (?) collection of critical work on the criminally underrated… https://t.co/UOgOGu7ywB
5/14
2020
Mood https://t.co/60CvB5mv5STell Congress to #ProtectAllWorkers, not just give blank checks to CEOs: https://t.co/mfoczwirds THANK YOU… https://t.co/pc07TDAZtK
Retweeted by Hari KunzruNYC’s response to covid needs to be creating a better city for all residents, not Airbnb tourists or luxury pied-a-… https://t.co/2PHAXcxv6g
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5/13
2020
I’ll know the pandemic is over when the reproduction rate of people pretending to be famous pictures falls close to zero @skeuomorphology I am so not getting 2 technics @niven_govinden I *know* you knowSo anyway, kind of a niche choice but full circle etc.An anthem for me as a 13 year old wannabe funkateer. Never would I have guessed that so many years later I’d live i… https://t.co/4WUZyth05yI have a turntable for the first time in 12 years and first up had to be this - “You’re the One for Me” by D Train https://t.co/vZ7U6cLx7aOh no https://t.co/dh2YipJI4v
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5/12
2020
So the president seems to be trying to set up a show trial of the previous president as the center-piece of his re-election bidIt’s going to be a long year https://t.co/3YMMl1UZuMRelated https://t.co/Z1PmrEiYlJ https://t.co/WAbJP31ZTrSome next level victim-blaming here https://t.co/RVuGo6VfjSThey’re sending their hashtag viral by tweeting about their viral hashtag being suppressedThis would be next level chaos. Semi-automated MAGA Twitter is going nuts about this tonight with zero content othe… https://t.co/uM4dGSr6Dd
5/11
2020
@harikunzru FREEBIRD!
Retweeted by Hari KunzruCHEMTRAILS! https://t.co/OTeIybjVI163-year old journalist Jill Nelson was arrested by @NYPD83Pct, cuffed & held in a cell for 5 hours for chalking a m… https://t.co/Eyju4erK6S
Retweeted by Hari KunzruThree prominent federal health officials now reportedly going into self-quarantine after what's described as low-ri… https://t.co/TpOcVJrEH3
Retweeted by Hari KunzruHey bazooka boy brb just exercising my freedom by toting all six volumes of À la recherche du temps perdu round a N… https://t.co/pfrVf4aiCJ
5/10
2020
Yes, folks, we know. The Trump allies at @Facebook are censoring the @ProjectLincoln "Mourning In America" ad pag… https://t.co/fKcpsSLkcg
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5/9
2020
In a sign that the Zone is indeed ‘flooded with shit’ (as per Bannon’s strategy) I barely blinked when I saw that l… https://t.co/5WFTPDD0FpHe a fool for this🤣🤣😭 https://t.co/VdwsYbT37T
Retweeted by Hari Kunzru @rupertg @sarahw Actually The Inside Story is the best Covid take title and I hope some day to skim read an NYT review of itThinking of pitching an anthology of bland Covid takes called In These Challenging TimesThis seems about right. We may be reduced to maintaining records, bearing witness so that Trumpist officials can be… https://t.co/Bkl7xBUHSvIf the WH goes into full scale disinfo mode about Covid numbers, what are we going to do? Media both-sidesing will… https://t.co/UKbx1xkgTQLow information, poor signal /noise ratio, low trust = low take-up. https://t.co/9nSZ3OFcvJThose Boston Dynamics dogbots found an application https://t.co/yCxn5OemleAnother day of crimes crimes crimes
5/8
2020
The Trump online experience is gamified, has a cable tv feel, and uses all the tricks of MLM. Biden is still in 200… https://t.co/ss11KgmUzEThe DA that charged this black woman for felony voter fraud and took her to trial TWICE is the same DA that chose N… https://t.co/3Kih5EBLu0
Retweeted by Hari KunzruWilliam Barr is not the President’s lawyer – he is the country’s lawyer. His political interference is blatantly co… https://t.co/eDlwVGeRWg
Retweeted by Hari KunzruOther best ways to thank our healthcare and frontline workers is to support PPE production, fully funding our healt… https://t.co/ne34vFclwT
Retweeted by Hari KunzruNothing like a corporate PR campaign that burns jet fuel at low altitudes over vulnerable communities dying from a… https://t.co/ojtIBJc0ju
Retweeted by Hari KunzruBarr’s justice department is not an honest arbiter of what is or is not a crime https://t.co/MskYQcjaPl
5/7
2020
I admire almost everything about hillstone restaurants until now. I’m one of their biggest fans. I study all of the… https://t.co/mp1EnavG7u
Retweeted by Hari KunzruI got to see the live show once, at MOMA, as part of a small audience. Wrote about it for the @NewStatesman https://t.co/IyboD116ZbActually the Kraftwerk track I play most frequently is this. 1970. Full trance. https://t.co/v6VNh6Xb6pSo sad to hear about Florian Schneider. So many Kraftwerk things I could post but here's a clip from 1973, before R… https://t.co/kGrowNSmwEThey blasted “Live and Let Die” while Trump walked around a Honeywell plant today in Arizona without a mask. It’s h… https://t.co/k4jBYddBkJ
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5/6
2020

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