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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: https://t.co/8fpk3CDrzy
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️The number of catalogs mailed in America has fallen since its high of 19 billion in 2007, @amandamull reports, but… https://t.co/fAzW6r7NOG
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." https://t.co/4lCtPHt8i3
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… https://t.co/CEueXbotLL @doolsetbangtan @BTS_twt pls don’t do this to me
2/19
2020
@GoAwayWithJae @ParasiteMovie @Variety ahh, this was such a lovely essay. she seems so poised, intelligent, graciou… https://t.co/OHvU6O7a55Sharon Choi spent a handful of years in the U.S. as a kid & for college. Her fluent language skills, film backgroun… https://t.co/rnkJKWCCbj
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… https://t.co/zaCitwMEss
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… https://t.co/zXTsXShuYs
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @davidlsims https://t.co/Zou6c8OQQR @davidlsims wow this john ambrose hatred is strong @davidlsims https://t.co/OW1GuOuCIAlara jean lying down in the snow in a beautiful, borrowed gown is not the asian representation i need or want. https://t.co/VJs1Bb8Vv2 @GoAwayWithJae @katehalliwell @ErinBrownWrites when she walks in on JAM playing the piano tho https://t.co/mowvNRMK3m @GoAwayWithJae @katehalliwell Lara Jean is a coward and I’m TIRED
2/18
2020
@katehalliwell Why didn’t the movie just end here https://t.co/AXEwV22v3J @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… https://t.co/OBcGRSM8xN @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… https://t.co/1UrJTOXcQD
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️For ⁦@TheAtlantic⁩ I wrote on how the web’s now creepily centripetal, making our ever-antsier lives warp & orbit mo… https://t.co/O2f9Dj0cGl
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,… https://t.co/3P8Ru2bhQYi video chatted with the nigerian pete supporter, it is not lis smiith, it brings me no pleasure to report this https://t.co/wpfefMk2L0
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️trying to write a sentence without an em dash https://t.co/hWhsOsJlN3
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @eileenyun @ericnamofficial oh, fun! it was great! it felt like an intimate show, and he’s such a charismatic perfo… https://t.co/X3tYanQH8J @puppybunnies @ericnamofficial i got them 😭lol this menu! https://t.co/w3I35MO0OO
2/17
2020
@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… https://t.co/S1bsqXtHfkI realize it’s not a proper repackage! It’s kind of its own thing; not a totally separate new album either, but def… https://t.co/sTGYaYLUwA @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 https://t.co/X5fF9oKKLAThinking about the extra minute and 20 seconds of Interlude: Shadow https://t.co/3qcWu7S67o @eleanorbate either way, devastationBefore ON, there was https://t.co/h4rYcGNJNXalso 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… https://t.co/UIr4TSxd3g @elliotsang elliotPRO TIP FOR #2020Census: March 12 is when all U.S. households are expected to be able to fill out the online form,… https://t.co/KunsnFosCF
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… https://t.co/hcGVuHrr90
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2/16
2020
a cycle: - underrepresented folks warn about or critique a thing - media and tech ignore, dismiss, or ridicule the… https://t.co/6peFXZDoeU
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @GenePark i love her!!!
2/15
2020
tomorrow is the 1-year anniversary of The Friendship Files, a project that started with me wondering if anyone ever… https://t.co/upzvs5y6oI
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @andersen omg great ideahappy valentine's day 😍💚 enjoy a nice, relaxing meal w/ your beloved https://t.co/iHYNWUJGqfFor someone you love who also loves #damoviesh💗 https://t.co/7ahqZw3NnK
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️sad to report i'll have these dreams until the day i die https://t.co/0rhtX4l98I @damenaoki we contain multitudes!!!!!!happy valentine’s day https://t.co/YCmyNRLHpoyou’ll be unsurprised to learn that PARASITE holds up great on third watch. was wonderful to see the theater comple… https://t.co/QrbKT5D1gjJesus. Stars and Stripes was my NYT growing up on military installations across the world. It's such a vital news o… https://t.co/YGFTHFfFqf
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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2/14
2020
i know @aliaemily is in a good mood when she starts sending me several graphs breaking down demographic data.this is *tremendous.* https://t.co/Z7WVJKK11XThe Renegade is the biggest viral dance on the internet, but most ppl don’t know who made it. I found and interview… https://t.co/Mc1gzbctBp
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️oh, they're taking over grand central terminal. and they get an entire episode to themselves. no big deal. https://t.co/6xfYmOcoXNcancel the funeral bc ive decided to live. dying is not an option https://t.co/1eSTKWN9uK
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️This is a big deal. By @PeterAtlantic https://t.co/WzubaLQ7Pv
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @ohaunoaulait what! that’s so cool!!
2/13
2020
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… https://t.co/JbBf9O87K2To 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… https://t.co/wMyzH9QfLZ"I'm a copy-editor" - boring - who cares - what does that even mean "I am here to right what has gone wrong" - mys… https://t.co/TCBnDX9jAz
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… https://t.co/lv34q9G125I was googling for a different article and completely forgot I wrote this (still think they should) https://t.co/QqufL7rqF9
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… https://t.co/hVZO0pAKz2I wrote about David Foster Wallace, Asymmetry, and coming of age stories that get swallowed up by “difficult men” https://t.co/Bp7exxQOLv
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️Everyone won except Bernie, who won https://t.co/MZczgKsVFL
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @eleanorbate @lucyj_ford i think he's slytherin adjacent https://t.co/Ma8RnAJN6sbang The Shea Serrano Shoot Your Shot Scholarship is officially real 😭😭😭 larami and i are offering $5000 a year… https://t.co/KN1YwWX6Hs
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️"A Tale of Two Sisters" messed me UP. An essential horror movie. https://t.co/xAbxlnMoqw @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… https://t.co/Ols56txG0E
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… https://t.co/OQ0DvkDVVM
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️ @davidlsims i, too, love success and sandwiches and the second college i attended https://t.co/apiYq41gcZBreaking: Sen. Bernie Sanders repeats New Hampshire primary win, holding off a post-Iowa surge by Pete Buttigieg https://t.co/81FYSqFvek
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… https://t.co/5xdyBpI2lB
Retweeted by Lenika Cruz 🤦🏻‍♀️yeah still fucking evil! https://t.co/Hj7xXDxKt8 @elliotsang this is brave. @shansquared you’re insane and i love you
2/12
2020

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