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Staff writer, @ringer. Former Grantlander. Often at the movies. Line-play and play-action enthusiast. I wear a lot of band t-shirts. maysnfl@gmail.com.

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Joined Twitter 5/13/10


It's hot out so I'll re-up this @ringer video essay about the history and ethos of summer movies, edited by… https://t.co/AFQKVG7BJq
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7/5
2020
@minakimes This is one my best buddies from growing up. I am not a small person. https://t.co/A12LGHlHBK
7/3
2020
I've talked to guys that Shanahan has coached at almost every position. QB, WR, OL, name it. And they've consistent… https://t.co/ZfoaNcPJHW
7/2
2020
@thekolsky He's *by far* the best Bears QB of my lifetime. And that explains everything you need to know about me as a person.This Jay Cutler chicken situation has forced me to ask some hard questions about how I spend my time and emotional… https://t.co/ey1nd941qG
7/1
2020
@sahadevsharma @AndyCarrigan13 @eaamalyon @kafine That moisture is a big issue when you get it delivered. I order i… https://t.co/LHQDSRzvPh @eaamalyon @kafine Damnit. Now I want Portillo's. @FB_FilmAnalysis @eaamalyon That's not even close to what it should look like at its best, Ted. The middle of the c… https://t.co/H1QWBhnbgN @eaamalyon @kafine There's a good chance it was me, haha. When we can safely do it, I'll treat you at the actual sp… https://t.co/c2oyUHYW4o @eaamalyon That looks strange. Is there no caramelization on the bottom? That crunch is important. Also, I've found… https://t.co/Y95xfNPBW8 @geoffschwartz Which sounds good! I think the option to use his legs is more important than the volume or distribut… https://t.co/nnk4rZ1ZKc @geoffschwartz He was willing to run during that stretch, though. That's what I think is important. I just hope he'… https://t.co/g8GjsfqFUDI keep coming back to the early '18 Cam formula. His exp. comp % that year was 65.4 — compared to 54.6 in '16, whic… https://t.co/ysbUHSWse1 @bykevinclark I told her I'd "put it on the list." Didn't have the heart to let her down.Saw my mom yesterday for the first time in months. One of the first things she asked was if I've ever seen "Bosch."… https://t.co/K2nQGgUgRH
6/30
2020
I wrote about Cam Newton and the Patriots — a smart union that doubles as a fascinating football experiment. https://t.co/0fCyMdPSNA
Retweeted by Robert MaysI wrote about Cam Newton and the Patriots — a smart union that doubles as a fascinating football experiment. https://t.co/0fCyMdPSNAThere are a lot of factors to consider, and I know that framing it like this lacks nuance, but: The Bears traded a… https://t.co/BG2pyoLh8W
6/29
2020
@SDeTolve This is exactly me.One of my 1st days as a Boston Globe intern was a Red Sox-D'Backs game. Grace was the AZ color guy. Had a real toug… https://t.co/JNkv1aPokI
6/28
2020
The restaurant I ordered breakfast from offers a side of Polish sausage, and I now believe that should be standard on all menus.
6/27
2020
Jared Cook is 33 years old, which seems impossible. Remember when @peter_king wrote about Cook as a training camp… https://t.co/gVyqqNWIXA
6/26
2020
If Lamar Jackson hadn't thrown a pass last season, he still would have finished as RB20 in fantasy. He also threw 36 touchdown passes.
6/25
2020
@minakimes There are TWO Connor McGoverns. And the more upsetting part is that one of them was born in 1997. @Nate_Tice Think there's a legit argument to just letting every punt bounce if the alternative is using a guy who's… https://t.co/wzWhxv8HXb @davidubben "It’s unclear if they are brother and sister or if they are married, kind of like The White Stripes." @davidubben Oh, I read it. @davidubben You getting the razorbacks in Round 3 is a HUGE win for you. It's like getting Russell Wilson in 2012.
6/24
2020
@rodger She figured that one out long ago. @billbarnwell It's like watching a young QB make the leap. @rodger She now gets at least a whole slice each time. She's truly in command.My dog has learned how to eat the cheese around a pill without swallowing the actual pill. The power dynamic has sh… https://t.co/fwviUoH32X @celebrityhottub I've browsed for a new grill every day this week. Also, when I rented a car last weekend to go hik… https://t.co/QQTgDel3tkWe should just hand the sports restart over to TikTokers and other teens. Feels like they'd find a way to figure this out.
6/21
2020
@jRoseBeezy @JasonAmbrose11 @elizabethaudrey @awiden91 Sour cream carriers. @irace @atpfm That's probably right? I'd say pizza is probably there up because of how convenient delivery is. @JasonAmbrose11 @elizabethaudrey @awiden91 I'm so disappointed in you two. And J, you better learn to like them, co… https://t.co/zO9EAjEg0N @thekolsky My favorite thing about a sweet potato is that it doesn't need anything else. Bake it for a while, throw… https://t.co/gkKKm3Fr6HConsidering nutrition, taste, and how easy they are to cook, sweet potatoes are a top 5 all-time food. Every time I… https://t.co/R552U3RTN9It's been so cool to catch Arash at points along this journey and see his work pay off. It's rarely easy to take th… https://t.co/0kyGgaDBdN
6/20
2020
@Nate_Tice https://t.co/45WmpVYHSy @en_cohen It's almost unfair that he's also really good at the technical parts of playing RB.Because he was in Saquon's draft class, I think people forget that Chubb is an all-time RB athlete. He's also reall… https://t.co/M9wXh27mkeGlad that my local drive-in — which is outside in a massive lot — is being more proactive about masks than the bigg… https://t.co/NlXDKQAtgf
6/19
2020
https://t.co/SRewxR0gFm https://t.co/vWnJg8lkxY @FB_FilmAnalysis Those ears, man. @bepryor A charcuterie board is definitely not a meal. @bepryor See, that sounds good. I support that. Fresh tomato on a piece of good bread is delicious. I love bruschet… https://t.co/VEHxmGkmDNThis is correct. I have no doubt that tomato, mayo, and a dash of salt on white bread tastes fine. But it's not a s… https://t.co/V1DRQ0KvD5 @MichaelBaumann I'm sorry. She's just wrong about this. It's not her fault. @bepryor I'm not sure that I am!I am a big supporter of both tomato and mayo. But they alone do no make a sandwich. https://t.co/8Zo7clThzTA tomato and mayo sandwich should disqualify Luke Kuechly from the Hall of Fame. https://t.co/ZFAyRGCKpq"I just want her back." Here is my story on Breonna Taylor's life, her killing by police, her family's grief, and… https://t.co/BTMWX88A4h
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6/18
2020
@geoffschwartz That's a given. I just love the personal responsibility argument. There's a reason that drinking a b… https://t.co/M3Wa64Fd1hAnd what about the thousands and thousands of people they'll interact with that made a personal decision *not* to g… https://t.co/4V0Y4Rvi7tIn football, thievery is the greatest form of flattery. https://t.co/zBgNJnbqg1 @billbarnwell @Nate_Tice Even in wrestling, the Bears can't beat the Packers. @Knibbs Thank you! I was very happy with it!Not a total disaster! https://t.co/2doJwqCnjy
6/17
2020
Dinner is gonna be an adventure tonight. https://t.co/L5qp14dzhw @andrewgrutt Written by Todd Dabakis. @jRoseBeezy I finally got a Marriott credit card right in March. Every time I Iook at my balance, I feel like it's laughing at me.There's no issue at all with Eddie Goldman. He's good! But he's a guy that was on a cheap rookie deal when the defe… https://t.co/F47jQ8by4zThe offseason is typically a time for optimism in the NFL, but for some middling franchises, hope is harder to find… https://t.co/AcHL7Say5w
6/16
2020
Kyle Shanahan is a very good football coach, and if your goal is to win football games, it's beneficial to have one… https://t.co/JAq5DQiaEiAre we sure that any MLB owners actually like baseball?It's cool, guys. I'm sure an insanely popular, thriving sport like baseball can take a year off and be fine.Thrilled that Gabe set this up and proud to be a part of it. For the Mizzou folks out there, please consider donati… https://t.co/ZPW1p1EISh
6/15
2020
@megschuster Molly tries to trick us and convince the other person she hasn't eaten yet.
6/13
2020
"Black Wall Street: The African American Haven That Burned and Then Rose From the Ashes" https://t.co/DXJmGeAUJn (b… https://t.co/yybC8gPGsX
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6/12
2020
@JasonSzy @AllenRobinson @tae15adams I think anyone who appreciates wide receivers would. @Nate_Tice In any given year, the number of teams with both the cap space and the cash-spending green light to offe… https://t.co/GARLMSxnFOSometimes we try to make these decisions about fit, supporting cast, city, the allure of a franchise. For guys who… https://t.co/pHuSXZlQcbPackers fans tend to respond to Allen Robinson sympathy with, "He made his own bed by choosing the Bears." I don't… https://t.co/kX40esI6Zl @WillBrinson @minakimes They should etch that onto Kyle Shanahan's tombstone. @minakimes The reason I know is because I would too. @minakimes He's there. Allen Robinson would do anything to have one great year of Matt Schaub.
6/11
2020
@DanPizzuta Russell Wilson is still insultingly low. @davidubben What a truly bizarre year that was. I remember going back and hanging around in the newsroom as everyone was freaking out.The Ravens owned the 2019 NFL season. And then, just like that, the ride was over. I wrote about Baltimore's offsea… https://t.co/bFH19yxVIF
6/10
2020
@RealMNchiefsfan @DoubleChina7 Haha, I've written about it a couple different times. I shoehorn it in whenever poss… https://t.co/xNb68ijZssDiversity has been one of our unit’s top priorities since we began bargaining eight months ago. As our committee re… https://t.co/VKcrWyH4gv
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6/9
2020
@minakimes @danorlovsky7 @Nate_Tice Kirk Cousins went in the third round? Which seems...low.
6/8
2020
Run the Jewels just released their new album — here's my profile from last week https://t.co/V6drUWv9AI
Retweeted by Robert MaysI first learned about the Wood St. Urban Market (and the extent of the food scarcity issues in places like Englewoo… https://t.co/4sishMHsQDFor Chicagoans looking to help today, I donated to Growing Home, an organization that brings both healthy food opti… https://t.co/Znbl9teSD8#StrongerTogether https://t.co/JkIyTfwgJ4
Retweeted by Robert MaysI hope the lack of humanity in every single one of these videos finally stokes our own. I don't know how any person… https://t.co/Tjeufopjgn
6/5
2020
tomorrow should’ve been breonna taylor’s 27th birthday. i’m going to link @battymamzelle’s list of calls to action… https://t.co/jniJTICCRv
Retweeted by Robert Maysfor a couple years I've been working w/ Critical Minded, an initiative to help underrepresented/POC cultural critic… https://t.co/m5d6bXXaqx
Retweeted by Robert MaysFor other resources that can connect you with black-owned businesses and restaurants in the city, check out this li… https://t.co/K2k9bMWCRbTo Chicagoans looking for ways to help today, I donated to the black-owned restaurant relief fund set up by Black… https://t.co/l3viyfBcxd
6/4
2020
Go read @Wesley_Morris. https://t.co/e0IdJzHSde https://t.co/4Ohrimx50CThe most urgent filmmaking anybody’s doing in this country right now is by black people with camera phones,… https://t.co/YYGL1J1ISx
Retweeted by Robert MaysFor Chicagoans looking to help, I donated to the Chicago Freedom School and the Greater Chicago Food Depository tod… https://t.co/J55qf0BICi
6/3
2020
If you're trying to find a way to support black-owned businesses and don't have dinner plans tonight,… https://t.co/adbLDfanz1 @germanrlopez We currently have a crisis of simultaneous over-policing and under-policing. I’ve written on this sub… https://t.co/xSWX2qSdcT
Retweeted by Robert MaysDays after Derek Chauvin’s arrest, the national consensus over George Floyd’s killing has unraveled into disagreeab… https://t.co/XTKb44bzDS
Retweeted by Robert MaysIn terms of looting, I watched as several stores below me were looted on Sunday. Some windows were broken, some clo… https://t.co/R2CrcdmWeC
6/2
2020

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