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Books: Pictures at a Revolution (08), Five Came Back (14, Netflix 17), Mike Nichols (21). Writer/columnist, @nymag/@vulture. Tweets, politics, errors my own.

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Graham has become so proud of standing for absolutely nothing. It's as if he suddenly thought, "What if craven spin… https://t.co/nRLnIhUE0G @LindaEmondNYC Yeah, I need more info about 29.This whole thread is like Xanax. https://t.co/onBW3wb0Xr @mikedolanindc It was truly a pleasure! Glad you're enjoying it.Reading this also clarified for me that QAnon won't burn itself out because it's rooted in an addiction to narrativ… https://t.co/LfYCCCjTBMThis is a very good story that strongly suggests isolation, loneliness, and accumulated disappointment in life as Q… https://t.co/OkXYGDk6AC @TerryTeachout1 I found it for rent on Amazon! It's...maybe not worth your time.This is probably not the best moment to announce that I just finished watching a 1962 Rosalind Russell movie called… https://t.co/mszgKf2uuc @adambvary @joereid Take it up with Harper.
1/17
2021
For anyone who needs cheering up today: The GOP spent $365 million to turn two Georgia Senate seats blue. 💰🚽😂Republicans spread this disease, and Republicans are going to have to cure it. https://t.co/9XZeqLYYyeMan, these people and their COURAGE! It's like an all-gerbil remake of A Man for All Seasons. https://t.co/F3gq7OpxYp"If it wasn't my job I would have done it for free. It was absolutely my pleasure to crush a white nationalist insu… https://t.co/T3sDw8ELbD
Retweeted by Mark HarrisOne Night in Miami is on Prime and Promising Young Woman and News of the World are on PVOD if you want to have a ca… https://t.co/za27qiqKma
1/16
2021
One of the many horrific effects of the Trump years is that Congress is now home to wildly unqualified seditionist… https://t.co/FtNATh1JhAWandaVision itself is interesting enough to stay with. It's a very meta take on the Marvel Exhausting Universe, in… https://t.co/2aIcWaCovAI have now watched the first episode of WandaVision, which is 22 minutes long and a sharp departure from Marvel sty… https://t.co/R2IKe5ex2jDIsney has a new half-hour series called WandaVision but before you watch it you're encouraged to watch "Legends,"… https://t.co/4AIFKkSrNRSomeone I was on the phone with this week said "and cetera" to me three times and...is this a thing all of a sudden? Isn't life hard enough?Listen to the last second--and I do mean the last second. https://t.co/EdbO2KcHuxI'm sorry there won't be more High Maintenance (and this announcement feels very odd, like there's more to the stor… https://t.co/S0h2Zvg9ibBiden is talking right now. It's earnest and a little boring. I could cry with joy.So the people who want to cancel my marriage, my friends' citizenship, and every woman's right to reproductive free… https://t.co/pQVlMzDgMO
1/15
2021
When sometime next week, the Qnatics pivot to "Biden actually died 8 months ago and it is his double who was sworn… https://t.co/Y0D0DmmPfAIt's so rare to see a sequel that outdoes the original. https://t.co/lldd5Q41puThis thread, my God. Staff meetings must be absolute hell. https://t.co/Xk7HFOwFweGood. https://t.co/g72S6SooCq
1/14
2021
UWS realness https://t.co/skkpUHoVHsHe presumably meant "I cannot emphasize ENOUGH" and on one level, it is unsurprising that nobody in this tail-end s… https://t.co/ttv3FF1HvNThe new Trump video is the most "This you?" thing ever made. But beyond that, it contains this stunner of a botched… https://t.co/8YtIG9oIuw @KBAndersen I believe the formal name for that wing is "us."Credit to Donald Trump, who loves calling things "record-breaking" and finally broke a record.Gen Zers, please reach out to your idiot cousins. https://t.co/rhu0luqeoS"I don't know them." --Abraham Lincoln, watching"None of this would have happened if Black people would just stop complaining about cops killing them" is the heart… https://t.co/N3sibxI8A8 @BCDreyer @NancyDreyer I yield.This is very My District! https://t.co/CpV0FPSYTmThere should be a comma after "congressman," but in the spirit of unity and healing and moving forward, I ask you to ignore reality.So perfect that Ronny Jackson, the doctor who gave Trump some phony thumbs-up and then became a GOP congressman is… https://t.co/iVW5aL4UK2Jim Jordan somehow brought Chuck Yeager and the moon landing into his anti-impeachment argument if you're wondering… https://t.co/GV7ULiVyxzIf your political base has a "might murder me" wing, this would be a good time to examine the path that brought you here.Finally: These are not the same thing. https://t.co/eNySa3XmHtAlso, for the 1000th time, the Kael/Nixon quote is NOT an example of bubble thinking but of recognizing that bubble… https://t.co/FGPKVGOAMjWhat you say when you know literally no regular humans: https://t.co/bDzeAw8Pp8Here is the fifth Republican House member to come out for impeachment, citing Trump for a "pathetic denouncement of… https://t.co/oVbw5EI4UwHope you enjoyed our Studio System double feature tonight! Many thanks to @tcm for not using the part where I knock… https://t.co/3KBWzU7VdjMeet Debbie. Debbie has never been to an airport. Debbie is in Congress. https://t.co/fqdjzBSdVmThey are all disgraceful, including Steve Scalise, a man so irredeemably craven that he got shot and still calls me… https://t.co/aQsfLNkE7aThis entitled, traitorous piece of shit seems 100% like the kind of person who would be rude to a security guard ju… https://t.co/qpsnAQMaPxGood. We shouldn't depend on the complicit to do the right thing. On to impeachment. https://t.co/TlqufFrpDZNeed a break from our burning world? It's Week 2 of @tcm's Studio System and at 8 p.m. @aliciamalone, @kimmasters,… https://t.co/1Pe7i7i210
1/13
2021
@JamesSurowiecki @IChotiner @jbarro @chrislhayes @TPCarney It seems relevant that Barrett's entire (extremely short… https://t.co/I4fr5DDJRCLeading man Tyrone Power was 20th Century Fox's answer to Errol Flynn. @MarkHarrisNYC explains how the star machi… https://t.co/jitrAi2jxR
Retweeted by Mark Harris @pinotgrigino I don't disagree, but 50 or 60M Americans are affected by mental health issues, and treating it as a… https://t.co/RXOtjGWFtbSigh. 1. Talking about mental illness is not the same as excusing behavior. 2. Talking about mental illness is not… https://t.co/oQC19HjUrXWe need to talk more about the overlap between Trumpism and mental illness. What if this woman had had a weapon?https://t.co/jT1zLfNFI6Together, the current NYT and Washington Post headlines tell one story: He knew. He didn't care. He still doesn't.… https://t.co/nh2E0i680WStacy and I briefly intersected at the very beginning of our careers, at New York Woman magazine. She was dazzling.… https://t.co/z4W7dS2G6U @ChrisNashawaty Fantastic!This story is terrifying. And as we now know, or should know, the people who have been terrified all along were rig… https://t.co/93MsvOhh9oTo make sure it's completely fair, the commission should consist of five people who committed sedition and five who… https://t.co/0MnX0tK4eq
1/12
2021
Reserving judgment until I have rock-solid info on Fred and Ethel https://t.co/gugSkTWESm @selfstyledsiren If necessary, I am available to be quoted about the book as "someone close to the author."This comes out in 22 days and I'm 99% sure America will have calmed down by then and everything will be super-norma… https://t.co/aalO8HhDvGNew cases in New York state hit an all-time high this week. https://t.co/wYgAkSV11DI would bet right now that this officer will be sitting next to Dr. Jill Biden at the State of the Union address ne… https://t.co/KxS3VKK57fAlso, "I wanna be President of the United States and if I can't be that I wanna be Mayor," is what a four-year-old… https://t.co/dQxSWm4h3DI'm excited for him to unveil his universal basic four-bedroom apartment policy. https://t.co/NXEX956fHK @KellenCox I didn't say impeachment should be delayed. I was referring the Senate trial that follows impeachment, w… https://t.co/67LCRPiphhI could be wrong, but I think a big Jan/Feb/Mar story will be revelations about the Trump-era trashing of various c… https://t.co/2jsLDDLxObOne reason I'd be okay with a delayed Senate impeachment trial is that Biden MUST have a full cabinet confirmed imm… https://t.co/Alr8ZmDC8CI just want a country where I tweet all weekend about Netflix's Dream Home Makeover because nothing much is going o… https://t.co/B4IxTjhIR4This gentleman makes some excellent points. https://t.co/Y4mZuiAWZW
1/11
2021
"Blue ribbon." Jesus. This is an embarrassment and a disgrace on every level. https://t.co/iZ0oXTnXKpUPDATE: This video is not of the officer who was murdered, but of a different D.C. officer this lynch mob was attem… https://t.co/otvNnAgdRDFWIW I don't have any way of knowing if this is the officer who was murdered, and that's not really the point.Almost unbearable to watch. Watch it. https://t.co/JnuKM7cJf7RIP John Heilpern, a robust and contentious theater critic who knew how to tell good Kushners from bad. Here was hi… https://t.co/oNfyGYTw1VThis officer, who, outnumbered, thought incredibly fast on his feet and may well have saved the lives of elected re… https://t.co/EMoyZmuNOGThis is extraordinary. It was so close to being so much worse. https://t.co/8ttQ55m1sTImpeachment this week, discipline of Cruz and Hawley in the Senate next week, investigations and evidence-gathering… https://t.co/LuvOEylSMaThe revelations about this administration that will begin emerging as soon as it's out of power are going to make t… https://t.co/rOmIWbpR9AIn the interest of unity, healing, and cooling passions a little so that we can all move forward together, every si… https://t.co/nx3VOwScgMIf you're afraid that your base will kill your family if you tell it the truth, maybe it's time for that freeze-fra… https://t.co/AJXfNHa7eH @emilynussbaum He had nothing to do with this! It happened in broad daylight which as you know makes it impossible for him to be present. @MrDanZak One uninterrupted shot."Equally irresponsible." From a quarantined Congressman who didn't live through it. https://t.co/GIKRJzDpHvThis is why talk of "healing" is obscene. This happened three days ago. It could easily happen again. We are not in… https://t.co/2jtznC1RefShort thread suggesting a plausible path to Josh Hawley's expulsion from the Senate. https://t.co/V9Pzh99bR8
1/10
2021
Republicans controlled the Presidency for four years, the Senate for six, SCOTUS endlessly, the House until 2018. T… https://t.co/svz5TYlX4EThe disease does not get to weigh in on how we heal from it. https://t.co/Kn7ZDBbhhiRepublicans set this fire. It's theirs to douse. When they drag the people they lied to back to sanity, we can disc… https://t.co/5nkWmu09mLAlso, any discussion of how to find unity, end the partisan divide, reach common ground, etc. is wildly inappropria… https://t.co/bqIWqlPJBiIt’s painfully clear that the initial live tv shots we all saw, and may be all that many people see, didn’t reveal… https://t.co/k9XZ1YjiV1
Retweeted by Mark HarrisNo one in media has done more to confuse, mislead, or stoke the paranoia of angry white people with the lie that so… https://t.co/BPflbRDOUbFor all the legitimate discussion about how dark web madness and arcane conspiracy theories fueled the attack, let'… https://t.co/yXOPLYG6EOIf you haven’t been following this thread you should read it up to the IDs of these two zip tie guys. It’s incredib… https://t.co/KfjvZGMN5v
Retweeted by Mark HarrisFrom the police officer in that video who was seen screaming in pain as insurrectionists nearly crushed him. https://t.co/qb2P6e74SqI don't believe two-thirds of the Senate would vote to expel Ted Cruz or Josh Hawley. But I imagine that the votes… https://t.co/tW4O5bjtL4Respect. https://t.co/IYkwspEP4z
1/9
2021

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