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rachel syme @rachsyme Desert Flower in the Big Apple

writer/woman about town. profiles/essays/etc. words in many places. tapdancing as hard as i can. she/her. insta=rachsyme, gmail=rachelsyme. rep'd by @AliaHanna.

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Joined Twitter 6/19/07


We all — especially ANY and EVERY magazine claiming to be in support of women — should be standing behind E. Jean C… https://t.co/bpk0SN0sj7
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2/19
2020
Due to enormous personal flaws I refuse to work on, I will be arriving 20 minutes late with iced coffee, please respect that
Retweeted by rachel symeLook what I saw on the G train @blgtylr 😭😭😭😭😭 https://t.co/WN080h5mr5“At nirvana” https://t.co/HxYM3CujCuok fine but call me when someone gives celine sciamma a full seriesthis tweet is too loud https://t.co/Cbd06Q10Fjwill the pettiness end up...saving livesjust laughing to myself at a scenario in which the UK doesn't go through with brexit JUST so they can keep the marblesReal talk if you go to the British Museum there’s a stack of leaflets by the Elgin Marbles explaining why the Museu… https://t.co/UVGOm72TCa
Retweeted by rachel symeyes i played my "eagle eye mysteries in london" cd-rom a lot as a kid, why do you ask https://t.co/d2HlKStTGQthe british excuse for keeping the marbles is....john keats. they are like "but keats came and saw them and DID A POETRY"in 1963 parliament put a British Museum law in place that was like "you CANNOT give ANYTHING back" but then in the… https://t.co/4nwSTS9Q7ethe elgin marbles battle, which has been going on for TWO HUNDRED years, is so incredibly petty and i love 2 see it https://t.co/uuEgechGNVnow give the rest of it backtfw brexit has cost you your marbleslol https://t.co/qhUxQZdkoN @linalovesit uniqlo baby @mattiekahn and by digging i mean it was the first article on google @mattiekahn does it make u feel better to know i did some digging and found that gretta ran a company called skinny… https://t.co/yOijcKnhwx @RememberThisPod You get the history of the Aquacade and the Olympics and also of those ruched swimsuits you can buy on Modcloth! ENJOYICYMI I did a guest episode of my favorite podcast, @KarinaLongworths' @RememberThisPod, all about the swimming sta… https://t.co/XlSLbprf0hI REVIEWED A BOOK IN THE @nytimesbooks WHAT THE FUCK IS MY LIFE RN?? 4 YEARS AGO I COULD BARELY CONVINCE… https://t.co/XVyc1BFCmG
Retweeted by rachel syme @panzer @TaylorLorenz i'm sorry i'm sorry i'm trying to delete it @TaylorLorenz winnie the pooh-anon (is this anything) @TaylorLorenz how did it get so uniformly dirty??????? @TaylorLorenz i'm a bear truther i think they dipped this guy in cocoa powder just beforeit was gross then but the bloomberg-takes-the-subway-to-work media coverage of the two thousands seems absolutely ghoulish now
Retweeted by rachel symemy 95 year old friend is so cool she called to ask if i had seen portrait of a lady on fire yetHERE FOR IT, OR HOW TO SAVE YOUR SOUL IN AMERICA is out now! “A laugh-out-loud memoir that is strongly recommended… https://t.co/TAemk2XynU
Retweeted by rachel syme @sarahw thank you! that dive that almost paralyzed her! i meanThis week on MAKE ME OVER: @rachsyme tells the story of Esther Williams, a big screen swimming star whose need to p… https://t.co/UNV0lu1fnw
Retweeted by rachel symeOH LOOK IT IS HERE https://t.co/aJyi4XEcKKit can be a store window...the inside of a hotel elevator...one random dressing room in a vintage store that for so… https://t.co/CsyMatpcdkweird Q but it has a purpose I swear: what is your favorite mirror in new york city @rakeshsatyal that they left joni's river off that soundtrack tho is a shonda @rakeshsatyal more of a harry nilsson puppy song gal myself but then i'm YGM hive @rakeshsatyal when i fall in love it will beeeeeeeeee 4ever @ChloeAngyal chloe this was a whole thing https://t.co/u9jWue146d @lochnessmanda god i wish!
2/18
2020
or going to a show at mercury lounge (the dreaded 11:30pm slot); my friend was sleeping with a member of the band a… https://t.co/pKwqoAsQQuanother one: sitting in a velvet minidress to the launch party for a magazine at the beatrice inn where i knew no o… https://t.co/GEGDNyBG2Ui have gotten to the age where random moments from my twenties strike me like little lightning bolts while i'm cooking or scrubbing a dishremembering how i had a roommate in my twenties who was a junior fashion editor who kept only one item in the kitch… https://t.co/152N3hKVJHme trying to go into a sephora to buy just one item https://t.co/5NYLX9AtiPSometimes I think about the poetry professor I had who didn't believe in words anymore, so mostly we had dinner at… https://t.co/TzkstaKtMb
Retweeted by rachel symeTo understand why millennials/Gen-Z support Bernie and Warren, you can't just look at employment figures, or studen… https://t.co/iDlqSJmHDj
Retweeted by rachel symeit's the "keep going babe" that numbed my spiritwow i hate this! https://t.co/c1bEd7eHpQi used to hate spring; i thought it was the most overhyped of the seasons (fall is for fresh pencils, summer is for… https://t.co/CZPrs2L5dHgo outside if you can, the birds are singing in new york and in small patches the sun will warm your shoulders; i t… https://t.co/J4I4e09fmPi didn't realize how much i needed a spring day, or at least a day approximating spring, until it came @dervogelfamber Go to city cinemas! Worth itIt’s my favorite film of the last year and it’s not even close @susanorlean SUSAN YESThis feed is about only one thing for the next two weeks and it is getting you all to see Portrait of a Lady on Fire @andrealaurion she is such a good writer//sometimes it's so painful i have to put it downit's a truly great book about some truly craven people whose actions have led to terrible thingsthe book is "dopesick" by beth macy and yes i am so mad https://t.co/OyIdFcZkxMthinking about them https://t.co/MgNOxGpKNu @helendewitt this is also true; it's a too rare but precious gift to be edited by someone who makes you feel seentrying to write a sentence without an em dash https://t.co/hWhsOsJlN3
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2/17
2020
this exactly https://t.co/YdPTwoD2prRoger! Angell! https://t.co/MDXGBga2gythe audience at the oscars vibing to fugere non possum from portrait of a lady on fire https://t.co/ob01Z5d9ik
Retweeted by rachel syme @omw2innisfree @MsFriedmann the fire emoji is the last word :) @laurenzcollins interview a few of her friends/family about what she's taught them over the last 70 years; cut toge… https://t.co/ogO5kYPT7ii mean has anyone ever made buying one skirt sound so thrilling https://t.co/6QvbeIWwRkthis piece, specifically https://t.co/8uN9MQDnI1if you're not reading old judith thurman pieces to learn how to write better then perhaps it's time to beginAnd that both come from women writers/directors thinking about what it means to love and to dieBeen thinking a lot about how Hadestown and POALO🔥, two of my favorite works of art of the last year, are both grap… https://t.co/QdxTXMF9hjI haven’t stopped thinking about this film for more than ten minutes since I saw it; the more I think about it the more it revealslast night at the Portrait of a Lady on Fire Q&A, Celine Sciamma said — among many other genius things — that in Ti… https://t.co/3AEZzmVlqD
Retweeted by rachel symeCeline Sciamma, thank you for this jewel box gift that shows how women’s voices working in harmony feels deep and a… https://t.co/IKbparc2UKTrying and failing to articulate how glorious it is to hear this song — entirely women’s voices— break the silence… https://t.co/q3YY1WufelAll I want to listen to after seeing Portrait of a Lady on 🔥 https://t.co/7TKcY3zmttwhen Stevie Nicks said “you’ll never get away from the sound of the woman that loves you” she meant that Lindsey Bu… https://t.co/WtNSPuhm9Z
Retweeted by rachel symeSaw Portrait of a Lady on Fire for a 3rd time tonight with @blakeinholland who shed beautifully loud tears &… https://t.co/ju5OmKXj7L
Retweeted by rachel syme @sheer_awe E did the same with me :)https://t.co/NueZ5aPUo8the little mouse who lets out a teeny tiny cry of victory after vanquishing a neon scorpion in night on earth is my… https://t.co/Dxvabr4BPephantom thread portrait of a lady on fire… https://t.co/LlVnFxmoD9If you luv phantom thread and don’t see POALOF???? ur missing ur new favorite thing that existsI’m ready for the “maybe she told him to turn around” speech in portrait of a lady on fire to become the new “I wan… https://t.co/YxsodTFk9LHappy valentines day only to the phantom thread thread https://t.co/SbOeoJblAO
Retweeted by rachel symewow, this owl is my newest and only friend https://t.co/RkGZJB5g6M
Retweeted by rachel syme @angelicabastien AgreeAnd norma desmond was...50 https://t.co/VAN1umicmGThis piece by @Jonesieman on old rich men going wild on Twitter is so great https://t.co/5UoKiSmLPF
Retweeted by rachel symeevery man I dated in my 20s https://t.co/yzgeBZRheJcrying as he blogs? I felt that https://t.co/niObHvdpeuwatching jerry maguire and ready 2 admit the most handsome I’ve ever found tom is when he has that very tender brea… https://t.co/POYCwXVB5K
2/16
2020
I wrote about the unseen and unheard men and women of New York who run car washes out of vans on 9th and 10th Avenu… https://t.co/tVH7ogZ6VA
Retweeted by rachel symethat film had like...one line in it spoken by a man????? Céline Sciamma truly did thatanyways it’s so completely beautifulthe moment portrait of a woman on fire ended the theater was silent except for every single person crying and then… https://t.co/2sBMCzUH9I
2/15
2020
Settling down with this https://t.co/MG90xvgXAg
Retweeted by rachel syme @blgtylr https://t.co/5uigqiOElAburnout culture is finding new hobby in an attempt at self-care then trying to figure out how to monetize that hobb… https://t.co/P5vIxAywTl
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2/14
2020

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