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senior associate editor at @TheAtlantic covering culture. westeros coast/guam native. @UCLA. LEH-nick-uh. she/her. prod. SUGA.

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@katehalliwell mmmm mint yoongi and headband taehyung being recognized as god tier i love to see ityou: trauma me, an intellectual:
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️The number of catalogs mailed in America has fallen since its high of 19 billion in 2007, @amandamull reports, but…
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @titusofgaul that was my first thought and honestly i would prefer that. he has worked on his vocals so much and it shows."Among ordinary Democrats, Sanders is strikingly popular, even with voters who favor his rivals."
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️just listened to the first third of MOTS:7 (aka a playlist of the released songs), and i feel like the first minute… @doolsetbangtan @BTS_twt pls don’t do this to me
@GoAwayWithJae @ParasiteMovie @Variety ahh, this was such a lovely essay. she seems so poised, intelligent, graciou… Choi spent a handful of years in the U.S. as a kid & for college. Her fluent language skills, film backgroun…
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️bby armys so ready for graduation day on friday bc this senioritis is getting unbearableOver half of NYC's Indian restaurants are really run by Bangladeshis. While labeling their menus Indian was a tact…
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @GoAwayWithJae 😂😂😂 @_NatalieEscobar @NPRCodeSwitch this is amazing, so happy for you!writers love posting their pieces with descriptions like: in which I talk about love lost, gold-gilded picture fram…
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @davidlsims @davidlsims wow this john ambrose hatred is strong @davidlsims jean lying down in the snow in a beautiful, borrowed gown is not the asian representation i need or want. @GoAwayWithJae @katehalliwell @ErinBrownWrites when she walks in on JAM playing the piano tho @GoAwayWithJae @katehalliwell Lara Jean is a coward and I’m TIRED
@katehalliwell Why didn’t the movie just end here @katehalliwell i am buckled in and ready for this rideThree minutes into To All the Boys 2 I’m already scandalized by the sight of two high schoolers going on a date tha… @elliotsang it’s the only one that matters as far as i’m concerned @bts_bighit ☀️ still devastating ☀️gentle reminder that the way that hoseok murders the end of outro: tear is absolutely terrifying.1/ Last year, I wrote a story on Super Typhoon Yutu — a Category 5 storm that hit the U.S. islands of Saipan and Ti…
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️For ⁦@TheAtlantic⁩ I wrote on how the web’s now creepily centripetal, making our ever-antsier lives warp & orbit mo…
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️“When I look at you, I have this thought, ‘He is really honest and faithful. He is a good and nice one.' I thought,… video chatted with the nigerian pete supporter, it is not lis smiith, it brings me no pleasure to report this
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️trying to write a sentence without an em dash
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @eileenyun @ericnamofficial oh, fun! it was great! it felt like an intimate show, and he’s such a charismatic perfo… @puppybunnies @ericnamofficial i got them 😭lol this menu!
@davidlsims i have literally never been so relaxed listening to my own voice 🙂 usually i am sweating and crying a little by nowtranscribing interviews will never not suck, but at least i'm doing it while devouring some pho and coffee in an al… realize it’s not a proper repackage! It’s kind of its own thing; not a totally separate new album either, but def… @foreverakilljoy Inner Child/Moon=MiniMoni subunit? Respect/친구=Taegi subunit? 🥺maybe repackage isn’t exactly right since most of these are brand new. i also love that some of the songs titles are just written in Hangul.Me if 친구 is about 95 liners vs if it’s about 94z about the extra minute and 20 seconds of Interlude: Shadow @eleanorbate either way, devastationBefore ON, there was collabs at a minimum! Ready/not ready for ON.Wow, it’s a repackage! So MOTS era is more like WINGS era? I feel like 친구 is going to be a tearjerker and We Are Bu… @elliotsang elliotPRO TIP FOR #2020Census: March 12 is when all U.S. households are expected to be able to fill out the online form,…
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @GoAwayWithJae amen 🥺New Interview: I talked to Washington D.C Mayor Muriel Bowser, one of Michael Bloomberg’s highest-profile supporter…
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a cycle: - underrepresented folks warn about or critique a thing - media and tech ignore, dismiss, or ridicule the…
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @GenePark i love her!!!
tomorrow is the 1-year anniversary of The Friendship Files, a project that started with me wondering if anyone ever…
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @andersen omg great ideahappy valentine's day 😍💚 enjoy a nice, relaxing meal w/ your beloved someone you love who also loves #damoviesh💗
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️sad to report i'll have these dreams until the day i die @damenaoki we contain multitudes!!!!!!happy valentine’s day’ll be unsurprised to learn that PARASITE holds up great on third watch. was wonderful to see the theater comple… Stars and Stripes was my NYT growing up on military installations across the world. It's such a vital news o…
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️I'm going to do a brief thread on stop and frisk, since I see a lot of lies about it on this website.
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i know @aliaemily is in a good mood when she starts sending me several graphs breaking down demographic data.this is *tremendous.* Renegade is the biggest viral dance on the internet, but most ppl don’t know who made it. I found and interview…
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️oh, they're taking over grand central terminal. and they get an entire episode to themselves. no big deal. the funeral bc ive decided to live. dying is not an option
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️This is a big deal. By @PeterAtlantic
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @ohaunoaulait what! that’s so cool!!
BJH + MYG + KTH = daegu lineQuibi is short for Quick Bites ergo Hulu is short for Huge Lunch
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @Obucovina @BTS_twt ahh, i've always wondered how many folks like you were out there! who were, if not converted, t… All the Writers I've Edited Before :) @Obucovina @BTS_twt oh my god, that makes me so happy to hear. thank you for sharing that!!! honestly, i wrote this…"I'm a copy-editor" - boring - who cares - what does that even mean "I am here to right what has gone wrong" - mys…
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @marinafang oh my gosh, how did you survive! @marinafang yes! i haven't rewatched it since 2016 but what an amazing way to spend nearly 3 hours in a tiny uncomfortable theater. @fatimafarha_ @pm5_twt i didn't ask to be hurt in this way.1. was there a TONI ERDMANN twitter hive back in 2016? 2. can i go back in time and join it? 3. TONI ERDMANN, an… was googling for a different article and completely forgot I wrote this (still think they should)
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @sapna @clairevtran oooh @Tanvim @BTS_twt oh, and this turned 3 years old today. @BTS_twt also looking at you @shansquaredSPRING DAY, the song and the MV, was a big part of how i became a @BTS_twt fan. the visual story, the lyrics, the i… wrote about David Foster Wallace, Asymmetry, and coming of age stories that get swallowed up by “difficult men”
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️Everyone won except Bernie, who won
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @eleanorbate @lucyj_ford i think he's slytherin adjacent The Shea Serrano Shoot Your Shot Scholarship is officially real 😭😭😭 larami and i are offering $5000 a year…
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️"A Tale of Two Sisters" messed me UP. An essential horror movie. @eleanorbate thank you. YOONMIN SLYTHERIN.Gonna get a lot of hot takes soon about how Bernie is as much of a threat to liberal democracy as Trump, and it's g…
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @fordm congratulations on this wonderful dream"In the modern history of American politics, no candidate so firmly planted on the left has been so well positioned…
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @davidlsims i, too, love success and sandwiches and the second college i attended Sen. Bernie Sanders repeats New Hampshire primary win, holding off a post-Iowa surge by Pete Buttigieg
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @im2old4thisotp that’s sick. @DrEppsrobertson Imagine the audacity lol“I am a numbers guy,” Yang said. “In most of these [upcoming] states, I’m not going to be at a threshold where I ge…
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️yeah still fucking evil! @elliotsang this is brave. @shansquared you’re insane and i love you