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Soo Youn @lalasoo New York, and Los Angeles

Journalist. Fmr @ABC @reuters and others. Work also in @washingtonpost @guardian @natgeo @nymag. Thoughts expressed here may or may not be mine.

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Joined Twitter 6/18/09


Farmer: “You’re just what we need. How old are you?” Me: “45.” Him: “You seem younger.” Me: “I moisturize.”
Retweeted by Soo Youn @TimHerrera Omg
1/25
2020
100 percent this: https://t.co/K6wPmuYZAJ @trekonomics Btw it’s absurd but I love it @trekonomics I’ve never done and not see him. Everyone is shocked I know the name of an NBA player and it’s bc of Brentwood Country Mart.I’m missing a champagne brunch tomorrow and I just found out the flour does the croissants was flown in from France… https://t.co/FcpoeADFl3 @csix TK, TBA. I’m so screwed. I’m gonna buy everything. Oh! Honey butter chips. @trekonomics Baron Davis practically lives there.This is my absurd Konglish shopping list. https://t.co/26ZJRxOhlEScrabble with tech companies is the worst. https://t.co/vfJgakdYec“My crystal guy does Steve Wynn’s crystals” is a real quote a now disgraced producer told me at a party in his Mali… https://t.co/BU89GQ5hnRWait , why? https://t.co/DY3rUDQQ5t @esile1 !! With polluted waterways? @Sigalow I wonder what that man thinks when he hears about school shootings and the preventable. @Sigalow My God, that is heartbreaking. That poor man — I cannot imagine how haunted he is. I know this was repeate… https://t.co/CSFoRVGtAz @alextestere Which one is that? Then there’s the nut butters with NO PEANUTS.Would love to stay in this hospital. Sounds well constructed. https://t.co/7aWg4REg28You know when that kid from college does junior year abroad and then comes back and tells you how everything you do… https://t.co/QxD5aTBmGT
Retweeted by Soo Youn @miriamgottfried @sudha_lakshmi Didn't the end start with FreshDirect? @jennybhatt Oh and this was revelatory. Sex at 90! I didn't know: https://t.co/H5qJBrALOk @jennybhatt Oh if you haven't read the Angell piece, it's a masterpiece. And not insufferably male, if memory serve… https://t.co/UdeECepeTk @tomfgoodwin @miriamgottfried Wait, in NYC it's more $$$? It's funny to me how badly Tesco failed in LA as it sort… https://t.co/hkAIKwIFqhThe response to this will be interesting since London has long had a CCTV infrastructure we're not as used to here. https://t.co/NsbYyD9bj1Nothing is going to change US-Saudi relations at the head of state level, no matter who is president. Would love to… https://t.co/slJHISNZBY @jennybhatt Nora Ephron. and that Roger Angell piece on aging in the New Yorker from a few years ago. AARP has a wh… https://t.co/pOkYMM79BxHorrific. https://t.co/DiTzFbqtMB @abc13houston this is my doorbell camera about 3 miles from the #explosion. https://t.co/fhEwQTrsnx
Retweeted by Soo Youn @chadloder Well,....that tracks."The new water rule for the 1st time in decades allow landowners and property developers to dump pollutants such as… https://t.co/Ox4eWL0igV @chadloder What outlet is that? @brooklynmarie Sigh @sudha_lakshmi @oliviasolon Didn’t catch it was MN? $20/hr?! @wonky_donky @oliviasolon @larakiara I think I know how.Jjjeeeessssus. How can no-one notice this? via @larakiara https://t.co/UEmlL62kcz
Retweeted by Soo YounBREAKING: 23andMe just laid off 100 employees to "right-size" the business, as sales of DNA tests are down. CEO A… https://t.co/UCY6Jo7Pcj
Retweeted by Soo Youn @oliviasolon Guys, this is Minnesota! I’m told it’s the Greenwich of MN. But still. Mind blown. I thought everyone there was nice.
1/24
2020
Sure sounds contained to me! https://t.co/KFiZlxh4AiEditors at foreign news outlets that are sending freelance journalists to Wuhan, ask urself: why are you not sendin… https://t.co/JVa4WK9tJA
Retweeted by Soo YounShe must be a great blogger because this Help Wanted ad, is *3 pages* long. https://t.co/d6GJDMHvAI @CheapEatsDotIE @oliviasolon @LaurieLassley @DaveLeeFT @honeystaysuper But that's different from this hot mess. Tha… https://t.co/Ie0eQ99HFDToday @CBPSanDiego once again prevented asylum seekers from attending immigration proceedings in San Diego despite… https://t.co/ul58o4hB9y
Retweeted by Soo Youn @alextestere What's the first thing you're going to do? @David_Ingram @oliviasolon This is the correct response.Wow. Seventh Circuit panel says the Board of Immigration Appeals ignored one of its rulings outright. https://t.co/VnGzoklYP8
Retweeted by Soo YounShe sounds like she definitely pays enough. https://t.co/LWEcE3h1pLdon't sleep on this: “This will be the biggest loss of clean water protection the country has ever seen. This puts… https://t.co/Hox98ugOXc
Retweeted by Soo YounThis is Carley - she’s the first employee hired from @bittyandbeaus in Annapolis. They sent me this as I was leavi… https://t.co/zj9zzV0pYD
Retweeted by Soo Youn @alextestere HUGE CONGRATS! Do you feel 1,000 lbs lighter?I know this is not the point but I *love* that she wore a hoodie and her hair in a ponytail to Davos. https://t.co/FYDUsh3zgb @brooklynmarie Ugh Brooke there was something I meant to flag for you and now I forgot in my running around— I’ll t… https://t.co/G8mRsh4xrINot to break through the nihilism at present but two people floored me the other day with unexpected compliments. S… https://t.co/lH7reqEd08 @esile1 I have so many coupons for you. They sent me a pile.FFS https://t.co/gwssTidHzgHow’s it going? https://t.co/wjNIvpKqBQ @mcoatney “The Americans” but 2020: We just walked around openly Russian and broadcasting propaganda in the heartland. Way less interesting. @mcoatney I am disappointed in the city that gave us Paul Rudd. @mcoatney I was thinking more about Reagan and the Cold WarWow the 80s *were* a long time ago. Kansas City radio station agrees to broadcast Russian-owned ‘propaganda’ prog… https://t.co/I0kIzsopiVLOL https://t.co/KiIHQ47UHaThis made me cry bc it is deeply lovely, but not sad at all. Don't be afraid of the sad. "Only parent, only child:… https://t.co/6KunLdAe3lRode on top of a freight train to escape North Korea with 2 children under the age of 3 by herself at the age of 18… https://t.co/37D8BLqCgU @d_digman @Irish_Atheist My first response was, I thought all pirates were gay? But Hugh sounds awesome.Many WeChat chatters about today’s People’s Daily is all about the leadership, not a single item about the coronavi… https://t.co/fBEXHlUxby
Retweeted by Soo Youn.⁦@marwilliamson⁩, in three Instagram posts overnight, says she’s lending her support to ⁦@AndrewYang⁩ in Iowa, com… https://t.co/cfErx7gop1
Retweeted by Soo Youn @brainnest @theorygurl @mugrimm Omg @jenchung @ChrisCarrega Say it louder for those in the back. @asvokos Definitely move to another country without doing any research and keep going that way through life. And wr… https://t.co/3JiNMSpPWC @asvokos No, that was in print? @anne_theriault @FLAREfashion You look like a teenager without make up. Congrats on having flawless skin!dont care either way but I do think many journalists have used performatively non voting as a gimmicky way to insul… https://t.co/KZoStvUgNS
Retweeted by Soo YounThose interested in hearing more about this - I make a podcast where I interview a famous disabled person while we… https://t.co/Tb5hlDvlkd
Retweeted by Soo Youn“Although billions of dollars were at stake in the Facebook audit, the IRS had no funds to hire an expert.” What’s… https://t.co/pnx9jZHt0m
Retweeted by Soo YounGoals: Sometimes you work for so long building your net, you forget what it feels like to catch and eat fish. Put y… https://t.co/u71CkfK6PK
Retweeted by Soo Youn @manwhohasitall Ask him about the pressure to drop out. @quirkygirlsarah Seriously @HiddenCash @JaysonElliot I don't know, but I think it's in the realm of corporate behavior. Maybe not to write thi… https://t.co/dUq7zuy9QNTHIS. Ask about the gifts the stars of Desperate Housewives gave their crews. https://t.co/BHFiN60wUBWow. https://t.co/PPHw62yqG7recruiters should really look at people's twitter, not just linkedin https://t.co/hlldWZCtYh
Retweeted by Soo YounWe could use more art in the world.
Retweeted by Soo Youn @brooklynmarie How is this not a stock photo?Amtrak says it will dump a policy that led to two people who use wheelchairs being told they would have to pay $25,… https://t.co/FdPwNbn6oN
Retweeted by Soo Youn @craig_labenz @mpiszkie @clmazin Thank you Craig, Craig. @Synaptic_Rabbit @craig_labenz @MarsRisingFilms @mpiszkie @clmazin Ah. Thank you! I can never make out vanity plates. @anne_theriault @VaughanPappy My favorite Pilates teacher just informed me she was a witch last week. @mpiszkie @clmazin What am i missing @swodinsky @chadloder
1/23
2020
SAME, JEFF. SAME. https://t.co/KUa7pQPIlq @JeffreyCook I LOL’d @VaughanPappy @anne_theriault Which requires doing many many attempts at the things! @VaughanPappy @anne_theriault A young called me a “hot witch” at work last year and it was the best compliment of 2019 cc: @maddycunningham @VaughanPappy @anne_theriault I’m also trying to do this! https://t.co/Orj1QsysEk @bendreyfuss Still sounds aspirational as someone who always takes the sleep aid too late! @anne_theriault @VaughanPappy Witches are v. hot right nowRecent media reports that suggest the Kingdom is behind a hacking of Mr. Jeff Bezos' phone are absurd. We call for… https://t.co/KcuW4CrRwi
Retweeted by Soo Youn @dromeda @noahreservation The floating white beans and squash, which isn't that weird, literally haunt me. I haven'… https://t.co/hISpZT6qaS @dromeda @noahreservation The egg isn't the weird part? I/we put eggs in ramen or soondubu all the time. It's all t… https://t.co/CVEwAEQs26I'm not endorsing anything YouTube but this is a super cool thread;) here. https://t.co/gKoa2lY4byDid she just call us all... Jeffrey Epstein? https://t.co/2qifG2itA5 @anne_theriault Aiming for "the least bad thing" is my 2020 banner.
1/22
2020

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