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I do not care to listen; obloquy injures my self-esteem and I am skeptical of praise.

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Joined Twitter 4/28/09


Ageing: the condition of becoming less serious about all that you were once far too serious about and more serious… https://t.co/edvzrig6zR
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢As a ready (or, in this case viewer) I find these threads fascinating. Also, what's described here is 100% the Gen… https://t.co/mvqSwyE8ZsBoston will never not Boston as hard as it can and I love it so much. https://t.co/p5qN8HH4pe
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢The Beaverton, killing it. https://t.co/bNonVCbBsn
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢"Hey, you're a writer. I've got this killer idea. How about you do the keyboard monkey stuff, and we split the prof… https://t.co/KRQygU2b9xEntirely accurate four-tweet thread. https://t.co/2A9WKGiAS6
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢Just a reminder that BP created and popularized the idea of individuals having a “carbon footprint” to make us forg… https://t.co/ouzVdnyrkS
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢ @NathAt Where did you go? @NathAt Thanks.If it works, you should be able to spin around 360 degrees (and also up and down) and see everything. Someone tell… https://t.co/2sIn3corpMOK, trail sharing experience. In theory this link will take you to a page where you're looking at a "photosphere"… https://t.co/IpoPiEL0AsIt was a really lovely time. Dreading losing the option to do this for a few months, but I'm getting charged up while I can.7) Some gothic stuff, too. A twisted tree that seemed like the backdrop for awful doings. A field of dead grasses t… https://t.co/Z8ckwtyuhW6) So many "still life" moments. A mad burl. Moss-covered rocks, surrounded by leaves. A decaying log that was suc… https://t.co/olpIv7ZSzU5) A bit of history. https://t.co/CXaae88wKA4) An oak that was more than a century old before I was even born. https://t.co/LQqf9bjfSU3) A lovely cascade, just a little downstream from a waterfall. https://t.co/94x01V8Zat2) Three wild turkeys, just strolling along the trail. They are bigger than I expected. And check out how fast tha… https://t.co/hDVF5Bj6SHSome interesting things I saw on the way: 1) A Little Free Library on the side of a rail trail, not near _anything… https://t.co/ltch6pMRyWThe path I had planned had an unexpected amount of uphill early on (see graph in that trail picture), but that's pr… https://t.co/qfpFxVehaJI blew out of the office at noon on Friday, to go get in a hike. Not the last of the season, but definitely the las… https://t.co/h4BfVRdhMp
10/19
2020
@meakoopa I will 100% attend that.I'll definitely do this! You can still sign up (without touching the Zuck-thing) here: https://t.co/XEy4Yx6PLX https://t.co/aGAEFeqD1R @inkskratch https://t.co/AohCGAw905 @inkskratch https://t.co/zvc7XVPh1PYou, an intellectual: Actually it’s not called “Calvary”, its real name is “Golgotha”. Me: Weird hill to die on, but okay.
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢ @ChrisSzego Glad to hear that it helped, even a little bit!This is a review of the book, btw, if you're wondering if the stories might be up your alley: https://t.co/GU1D6oHZbQLate last year I got a copy of @Tim_Etchells' book ENDLAND, based on a number of strong recommendations. I quite du… https://t.co/q2gOscrPBsThis should require no additional context. https://t.co/m2brz02V5JI mentioned that I had joined @meakoopa's Patreon, and am listening to his detailed breakdown of PARADISE LOST. I'm… https://t.co/TE80hSQi2PRecently I particularly liked this one on one of the jinn kings. https://t.co/ew6dxqwkrkEarly last year I linked to some fascinating stuff from @aaolomi. That stuff is still fascinating, and you should c… https://t.co/AZTdNmyYxsI also really loved this one from @jamesenge. I would not have suspected an etymological connection between "holste… https://t.co/YBoX5n1ipENow we move on to etymology. I love when learning new etymologies reveals connections between words & concepts that… https://t.co/QcWKBfCLA1This time, let's include a link to the thread. Sigh. https://t.co/jWCVbd0mFSLet's start with a nice long @jessnevins thread—always worth my time—on early Japanese horror movies. This one is… https://t.co/4yRFxeX7HlSince it's a rainy Sunday afternoon, and my feed is full of things that make me angry or tired, I am going to count… https://t.co/Z3xm7BMGoEThis is pretty nuts. An exhaustive list of norms Trump has broken while in office, starting from his first week as… https://t.co/Yf36OYg8GA
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢I don't think you understand what you're admitting too. https://t.co/mlnwwrqudy
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢This is a hate crime, period. The result of a racist colonial system. Unacceptable that the full might of the RCM… https://t.co/JRam8wdSyb
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢A) This is disgusting and the entire nation and RCMP service should be disgusted. B) Could they possibly have fou… https://t.co/wiijWqS0jkIt was in the care of a liberal arts college that received it as a gift and that only had to put it up for auction… https://t.co/hD7z8t8jV7
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10/18
2020
Which is why I'm about to check out the virtual release party for his new album. https://t.co/w58vEm9QJZQuite a long time ago, an internet friend of mine said "Hey, I have a song that is _right_ up your alley", and she… https://t.co/WAjd8hoDPqI took this pic 7 years ago. I look at Nova Scotia now & ask why police aren't protecting the livelihoods of Mi'kma… https://t.co/PRja9oRioC
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢“After a 19-year old pregnant prison inmate was repeatedly raped by a prison guard, Amy Coney Barrett ruled that th… https://t.co/j4pXvdJlhx
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢The details of the shortlist this year is at the link below. (And look, there are _years_ of previous lists to scan… https://t.co/2HSwkisZGYI was not previously familiar with this prize, and it caught my eye for recognizing @mjohnharrison's brillant new n… https://t.co/yHiCe62pg0"Provide a trenchant critique of classism, capitalism, and white supremacy in one photo." https://t.co/SHP7Af8dTg @jamesenge My non-fiction queue is approaching Mount Tsundoku status, but I think you just sold me another one to add to the pile.
10/17
2020
@StevenBrust Where I grew up, we called the first snowfall of the year "Jackass Day". Specifically because somethi… https://t.co/ar9YgdLK2RWhy are independent bookstores pushing you to shop early this year? Yes, we all want to boost our sales. But we als… https://t.co/lzYbeqQ6RT
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢ @Sk8j I am now also desperately curious. @coffeeem #couldntBeCoolerEvenWithShadesHaving run out of 1970s Steve Gerber comics to distract me from current events I've moved on to 1990s Gerber. Pane… https://t.co/fXlODGJ4en @inkskratch I support all of these sentiments. @inkskratch I am here for weird baker Eric.Amid the political noise, this story deserves a bit more attention: New analysis finds that Biden's free college p… https://t.co/nOLQWPEObA
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10/16
2020
The UN has found that no large industry on the planet would be profitable if they had to pay for the pollution & ex… https://t.co/AAqO53ddLd
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢Today, I’m teaching “The Yellow Wallpaper” from a room I haven’t left in 6 months.
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢The engineer in me found watching that _deeply_ satisfying. https://t.co/njH31Pl5dPHow in the drowning hells does ANYONE think this is ok?!? https://t.co/SZjJii9ahd
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢ @moehlert Yeah, or Toronto. I was not surprised to find the author referencing Oakland.While I heartily support the idea of city planning that encourages livable density, I always kind of laugh when I r… https://t.co/qsUGLiKorHBarrett's refusal to answer even very obvious and non-controversial questions that might be perceived as critical o… https://t.co/vk13yqymbr
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢Massive respect to everyone still experiencing time as a linear sequence
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10/15
2020
The Blindsight scifi project has been completed - go watch the incredible short movie based on Peter Watt's novel o… https://t.co/WWd6FDDGhA
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢ @BakkaPhoenix Sure. Time has become meaningless for me. So, I'm fine with June. Or April. Or Smarch. #lousySmarch @BakkaPhoenix I'm like 50% sure it's March, and you're messing with me. @BakkaPhoenix Wait, it's October?!? @adamstemple4 Oh damn. Now I'm going to have to watch the 25-minutes-of-just-Val edit of Tombstone tonight. @adamstemple4 https://t.co/14xUXxnEj2 @adamstemple4 Happy anniversary to you and Herself! Quarter century together, eh? Mind-boggling. (Partly that we'… https://t.co/JDCk6iLnaXRemember, Ford made Ontario energy rates “cheaper” by using your own tax money to subsidize it. Now that he’s out… https://t.co/6YYarb9bsk
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢First morning of "yes, the slippers" in the basement office. #autumn #definitely @Sk8j Yeah, that was the good stuff. @Sk8j Damn, she can _sing_. @Sk8j I fell personally targeted by the "around the 74 minute mark there's gonna be a roomful of grown men crying"… https://t.co/K8Ao7rzpbr @Sk8j OK, just finished 6. Going in.
10/14
2020
Hey it's #PrimeDay2020! A**zon is the worst for workers, the environment, and small businesses, so if you're lookin… https://t.co/M5MB2j3Xb5
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢ @Sk8j Probably tonight ⏲️ @Sk8j Coincidentally I watched the first four eps last night, after seeing several trusted people recommend it. I… https://t.co/4CpkparMt4In a cool 30 mins, Whitehouse yanks down the curtain on the dark rightwing money/influence that fuels nominees' sel… https://t.co/M32tlk30Aq
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢ @Hal_Duncan Another one has opened since I took the photo. So I guess it's going to go for it. @Hal_Duncan Could very well be. I just think it's weird that A) the first (and only so far) bloom is the one right… https://t.co/oU2cvW22Ty @Hal_Duncan I have definitely heard Dr. Wife mention having "cosmos" in the gardens, so that would be consistent, b… https://t.co/KrLsv1Rpi5And yeah, there are A LOT of other buds on it. Like it's planning to get around to blooming seriously by November,… https://t.co/fiVEggoqpdFor context, this is the monster beside the other things planted at the same time. https://t.co/1jZguOj6YlPlants are weird. In one of the raised beds in the back the ladies planted some annuals in the spring. Many of the… https://t.co/bnvQRGhK4qI wonder how well this correlates with "I know I'm a good Christian because God hates all the same people I do." https://t.co/yaIQWDk6vQ
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢IMPORTANT: Barrett used "sexual preference" (not "sexual orientation") when discussing her views on marriage equal… https://t.co/IxhKzKI4QE
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢Here's a racial discrimination case that Barrett did decide, where she wrote that being called the n-word at work b… https://t.co/VrrqVzFjxl
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢I am entertained by the whole thread, but especially this one. https://t.co/FgD9v2D7HtMy wish is for Canadians to stop being smarmy when looking at American politics and understand we have many of the… https://t.co/6RDzqpMRbs
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10/13
2020
@SMBeiko The number one thing I remember from my kid's early infancy is a staggering jump in my respect for single… https://t.co/SrEqAhYwgVGHOST RIDER: I’m a stuntman who has powers from hell DAREDEVIL: I use echo location to fight BATMAN: I drive arou… https://t.co/9RuCxrYqqf
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢Every time I see this I laugh so hard. https://t.co/vtIY6XD9ct
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10/12
2020
This is why they stole all of the judicial seats Obama tried to fill, including the SCOTUS seat https://t.co/iNPjOeYKWq
Retweeted by Chris McLaren☢Anyone who has been following me for a while won't be surprised by what I'm doing this afternoon... https://t.co/Q1W7VrDRbU
10/11
2020

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