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Sam Adams @SamuelAAdams sam.adams@slate.com

Senior editor, Slate / @SlateCulture Member @NYFCC | @NatSocFilmCrix | @WGAEast My typestyle determines my dek style

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@sarahargodale @scott_tobias I've got Prime and it's $20 for me. Better rent now before they catch it!That $20 rental-only price point for NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS is such a killer. It feels like it's being sacri… https://t.co/IWz7CEqbSs
Retweeted by Sam AdamsNothing gold can stay https://t.co/DeO2j48EVuNever Rarely Sometimes Always is out on VOD today. You should watch it. https://t.co/9fKPEqpWi4Matter of fact, the first 20 folks to email watchnrsawithme@gmail.com I got a FANDANGO NOW code to watch the film f… https://t.co/8fhFu38Sac
Retweeted by Sam AdamsDisney is just gaslighting us that the Artemis Fowl movie even existsI had a conversation with a wise and accomplished friend yesterday, and he said something I found very helpful, as… https://t.co/FQlvU9YK7V
Retweeted by Sam AdamsThis would be a good time for someone to stream Christian Marclay’s The Clock.
Retweeted by Sam Adamsthe same people who are willing to disenfranchise hundreds of thousands of voters bc of a few dozen cases of fraud… https://t.co/R5lDEr0NWQ @asarahlarson whatHaving some states shelter in place while others are still free to roam is like having a peeing section in a swimming pool.
Retweeted by Sam AdamsThe Trump administration just changed its language about the Strategic National Stockpile on an HHS website to jibe… https://t.co/7uAlK3HwFn
Retweeted by Sam Adams @Borisk @HillaryKelly ugh that's awfullook, I don't know if Carole Baskin killed her husband. But neither do the people who made Tiger King, and neither do you.Got together with @willapaskin—virtually, obvi—to talk about Tiger King. Justice for Carole Baskin! https://t.co/xuIW4aXgJJIf it wasn’t clear enough that our health system is broken. https://t.co/btyNurI56x
Retweeted by Sam AdamsBill Withers — a shy, thirtysomething factory worker with a speech impediment and zero interest in the pageantry of… https://t.co/mCBYvYhhuA
Retweeted by Sam Adams"Thoreau I think said 'The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation.' I would like to know how it feels for my d… https://t.co/JeDFjNOT4z
Retweeted by Sam Adamsthe whole Just As I Am album, produced by Booker T Jones when Bill Withers was still assembling airline toilets for… https://t.co/aK6Pj5ne33https://t.co/cDlcstra6uBill Withers, another great gone https://t.co/eabh5Vvgke @joehagansays Fuck. @davidlfear https://t.co/RSTxiinSOn @parabasis Dopamine hits are few and far between right now. If you gotta hit send on an imperfect draft, just do it. @abrahamjoseph @michelleinbklyn He’s a failure by any standard, why not use the highestIf only Jared Kushner did his job as well as @michelleinbklyn https://t.co/Fig20xWI7Esure we're in a crisis of world-historical proportions that threatens both our lives and our livelihoods, but at le… https://t.co/7V6HQXqgDiOnce more: The president pushed back against the suggestion of suspending domestic plane and rail travel by saying… https://t.co/6JK8nLUy04
Retweeted by Sam AdamsJV motherf**king Squash, fresh off fixing the Middle East, is on the Covid-19 task force. Is there anything this young man can’t do?
Retweeted by Sam AdamsIt’s great that our viral plague keeps us indoors with our radiators and clinical anxiety and its main symptoms are… https://t.co/Jb8z2PcXNw
Retweeted by Sam Adamskind of shocked that one of this administration’s first priorities wasn’t to sign the Dunning-Kruger effect into lawHere is some advice, might be obvious, might be wrong, but it has been true for me in distressing sad times: It’s… https://t.co/8ZQK8B6D8l
Retweeted by Sam AdamsThis is pretty great https://t.co/cQ92EOpHbs
Retweeted by Sam Adamsthis is why it is generally a good idea for presidential candidates to actually know what the office of the preside… https://t.co/aFpsJaasMn
Retweeted by Sam Adamswho is “our” except all of the people who live in all of the states https://t.co/lVotR0wNl3Pennsylvania asked FEMA for nearly 500,000 N95 masks. It’s still 380,000 short. https://t.co/kMGZtpK6dQ
Retweeted by Sam Adamsthis is such a stupid disaster. we did not have to have mass unemployment. the policy response could have been to h… https://t.co/rclbZEtCMW
Retweeted by Sam Adams @willapaskin she seems extremely aware of being Nicole Richie
4/3
2020
@macwrites @MuseZack New York to Nyack seems like 100 miles (sorry, it’s all Fountains of Wayne in here right now)spoke to a lawyer about the Internet Archive's National Emergency Library -- if you want to support writers, you'd… https://t.co/aUm8W3SN1W
Retweeted by Sam Adams @Moviene98186722 it's got characters named T-Dub and Chickamaw. Nuff said.Holy SHIT her pause at the end. That's 'cuz her producer is SCREAMING in her ear to cut away from this guy dropping… https://t.co/MSd1KW2xAK
Retweeted by Sam AdamsYou know what doesn’t work well in a pandemic when you’re wearing latex gloves? https://t.co/h40rhWYEJN
Retweeted by Sam Adamsis the plural of Quibi QuibaeFoW's songs were comic in the most profound sense, using punchlines to blow up your expectations and turn a lyric o… https://t.co/thDif1f47Hbest thing on Adam Schlesinger is @useful_noise, not just bc it quotes this Laser Show lyric: "We're gonna sit back… https://t.co/Xx9RCdh2SCread ENTIRE tweet thread before u do anything: Tonight at 8pm est another My First Film Preview Stream 🥴🥴 First 7… https://t.co/i1XriwaIX7
Retweeted by Sam Adams @scott_tobias @jrnrdcn https://t.co/tJyEKxSC5e @tannenbaumr even at 30, the urge to "but you forgot..." is strong. well doneMy editor asked me to write an Adam Schlesinger playlist with twelve songs. I sent her thirty, and she published th… https://t.co/MeeMuROvqN
Retweeted by Sam Adams @LouisPeitzman RIP to a real oneIt turns out the toilet paper shortage isn't really due to hoarding. Thank you to @WillOremus for investigating. https://t.co/piwz1BKeWV
Retweeted by Sam Adams"...the department is asking unemployed workers to use Microsoft’s outdated Internet Explorer to apply. That web br… https://t.co/nTsehRFgrt
Retweeted by Sam Adams @mattkeeley @1kevinjones1 @indicatorseries it has always been supremely stupid. You can play a CD from anywhere in… https://t.co/whBLB4RUPM @1kevinjones1 @mattkeeley @indicatorseries who are no doubt planning their own, extras-packed, Ishtar BD 🙄 @ruialvesdesousa I think these days opinion is divided between people who think Ishtar is an unfairly maligned mast… https://t.co/gn8NzUsAgesomething to look forward to when we get through this https://t.co/N5z3qFLQTZI talked to the great Iranian filmmaker Mehrdad Oskouei about his life in quarantine, and, well, other things. https://t.co/xg4DP4EJ76
Retweeted by Sam Adamsthe sweetness in his songs often comes from the characters' optimism, even if it's delusional. You know the guy in… https://t.co/uBjN9UgCLXit's a song about, not to put too fine a point on it, schmucks, trend-chasing bozos who go through one failure afte… https://t.co/cIG2QSKEYsAdam Schlesinger song I'm thinking about today: Fountains of Wayne's "Richie and Ruben" https://t.co/Vc0PQKje2K @davidlsims @GhostOfTortus @karenyhan he just likes fossilshttps://t.co/13qHYNdet8the acoustic tour Fountains of Wayne did workshopping songs for Sky Full of Holes has always been a special memory.… https://t.co/B8EyKq2lPCI have a work meeting today so I put on my nice hoodieEveryone believing the presidential election in November will just happen and we’ll just somehow move to vote by ma… https://t.co/qXIzUqIlPE
Retweeted by Sam AdamsSo sad to hear that Adam Schlesinger has passed away. What a talented writer, singer, player - everything. It's alm… https://t.co/arGOb7r08y
Retweeted by Sam Adamsnot only are many sites making their coronavirus coverage free, but because advertisers are blocking their ads from… https://t.co/ETUT2nUPzr"Across the world what divides success from failure in fighting the epidemic is "trust in government". Those three… https://t.co/FA55OSJnAr
Retweeted by Sam AdamsApril 2nd: THE IMMIGRANT (Amazon Prime). Yelped out loud when I spotted this browsing yesterday - James Gray’s melo… https://t.co/CbAIq0inRg
Retweeted by Sam Adams @AdamSerwer feels like we ought to be able to cleave the difference between “people who believe crazy shit” and “pe… https://t.co/8wrCzQcxeG“If you believe that 2016 really was ‘the Flight 93 election’ — that the choice was, as Anton wrote, to “charge the… https://t.co/Ds3yoWhiWT
Retweeted by Sam Adams1. The head of Resmed medical device maker appeared on Cramer today and said the 1000 machines Musk said he would b… https://t.co/yc6UYK8IYN
Retweeted by Sam AdamsWorking on “I Go to the Zoo.” https://t.co/b8CDQ1yciQ
Retweeted by Sam Adams @Joypress I think of how angry I am now and I can’t even imagine @BilgeEbiri the way he could create a life and destroy it in a single verse just fills me with aweor four lines https://t.co/ljxc9AblwNnot ready for past tense yet, apparentlythere are entire novels that don't describe a character as well as he does in eight lines https://t.co/QriFdYp3PmI loved the ruthless efficiency and the lack of sentimentality in Adam Schlesinger's songs, which might be why the… https://t.co/RNomR5ghaythis is hard to listen to, and yet I smile thinking what a perfect Adam Schlesinger character Crazy Ex-Girlfriend's… https://t.co/0l1YUaoVJn1/2 about Adam https://t.co/x2LMIvZ9qf
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2020
Adam Schlesinger summed it up best: “life is a gradual series of revelations That occur over a period of time Some… https://t.co/DXw9LMIqkA
Retweeted by Sam Adamsthe first half of Welcome Interstate Managers is about as perfect a Side A as power pop ever producedit’s almost impossible to encompass the breadth of of what Adam Schlesinger can do, but I tried in this (pre-Crazy… https://t.co/rlw7p8nQba
Retweeted by Sam AdamsTerrible https://t.co/i9OUmGrxne @thehighsign @willjfang @SlateCultFest @jodyrosen @willapaskin @roughschrade 🤔 @mattprigge at least mix it up and tell people to vote for Hal Philip Walker @AADowd @BjornTalabod @TheAVClub my favorite "actually it's an independent film" is THE PHANTOM MENACEjesus christ https://t.co/sXfhzQEKBQ
Retweeted by Sam AdamsCOVID stands for COol VIDeos and it was made by jeffrey katzenberg
Retweeted by Sam Adams @taffyakner next time someone tells you Shakespeare wrote King Lear in quarantine tell them Shakespeare didn't write his own playssome personal news: I only write about Tiger King nowRIP our dear friend William Wolf, distinguished critic of film and theater, author, educator and longtime member of… https://t.co/WKTYNuaBSA
Retweeted by Sam AdamsThere is a new testing site opening in Philly in Center City, by appointment only. Open daily from 9am-5pm. Eligi… https://t.co/DqCDW2oZxG
Retweeted by Sam Adams @rilaws @davidlsims the irony is that Mars now has a surplus of momsI went on @SlateCultFest to discuss how in times of public turmoil, we turn to the works of the great authors for s… https://t.co/hmjD71AHV5 @dankois Levar Burton Reads After DarkI truly love the kindness of Nailed It, but also find it hilarious when Jacques can't suppress how offended he is by badly made chocolateTrump’s tone has changed. He’s much more Presidential, and I suspect this is the more serious, dignified leader we’… https://t.co/rdJnhQnDJg
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