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Writer. Art Historian. Find me in @NYTimes @washingtonpost @PopSci @TheAtlantic @NatGeo @NewRepublic @RollingStone @Wired @Longreads. Opinions are mine.

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Retweeted by Shannon StironeFor the @nytimes I wrote about why landing humans on the moon and Mars is not the right way to measure the success… https://t.co/9GR1m6XVCT
Retweeted by Shannon StironeWhat would have happened if the Apollo astronauts were stranded on the Moon? https://t.co/nW8NGmVg4f and read more… https://t.co/LTkihpRath
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7/21
2019
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Retweeted by Shannon StironeCDR: The Eagle has wings
Retweeted by Shannon Stirone50 years ago today my parents had their first date. They stood in front of a shop window with ice cream cones and w… https://t.co/aVVDSAaPCxNever fire the copywriters. https://t.co/MgluK39NtvAn Ottoman Drawing of a Peri, attributable to Veli Can, Turkey, 16th century https://t.co/gVPchYBeFw
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7/20
2019
Saw the trailer for Cats where Taylor Swift plays a furry and suddenly I realize @SwiftOnSecurity was right all alo… https://t.co/geWZokSDfX
Retweeted by Shannon StironeVery punny funny, David Nesvorny. @kbatygin may appreciate it. https://t.co/nnGmjcLei6
Retweeted by Shannon StironeThe song du jour The Beach Boys - Don't Worry Baby (HQ Stereo) https://t.co/4aOFPPhKhO via @YouTubeThis helpline is, of course, completely fictional and not something I would call several times a day if it existed.… https://t.co/18TEQJmx2J
Retweeted by Shannon StironeI’M WORKING ON IT GET OFF MY BACK! https://t.co/2IzpIPwtO4
Retweeted by Shannon Stironehttps://t.co/F8FgW78pviI guess my wish of being a character on Lost has finally come true. https://t.co/rUy2rtmtos"So you know, a warming of 1 degree Celsius, which is what we’ve seen thus far, can lead to a 10-fold increase in t… https://t.co/3G82Ut7ywe
Retweeted by Shannon StironeSurface rupture and relative co-seismic right-lateral movement on the main fault trace of the Mw 7.1… https://t.co/rHKjVAR37p
Retweeted by Shannon StironeTomorrow is the 50th anniversary of the landing of Apollo 11 on the Moon. Get into the lunar spirit by checking out… https://t.co/sJpOea0PXX
Retweeted by Shannon StironeTOUUUUUUCH MEEEEEE IT'S SO EEEEEASY TO LEEEEEAVE MEEE ALL ALONE WITH THE MEEEEMMMMORY OF MY DAYS IN THE SUN https://t.co/OIYpoo8vL2
Retweeted by Shannon Stirone“ ‘Moon Landing’ is not considered to be one of Auden’s better poems, and yet it is one of my favorites.” https://t.co/VKQg560Rrn
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Retweeted by Shannon StironeBye NYC https://t.co/SJxBk6ThFDTHREAD ⬇️⬇️⬇️⬇️ https://t.co/vGYTE1U0u6
Retweeted by Shannon StironeEdward Hopper https://t.co/QrUOLJA7li
Retweeted by Shannon StironePowerful #earthquake shakes Athens https://t.co/4r6bKl7XhP (this is a breaking news story: the @BBCNews report will… https://t.co/G4l2NAMU8D
Retweeted by Shannon StironeEXCLUSIVE: George Nader, witness in Mueller probe, hit with new charges of sex trafficking https://t.co/jfAhLz5Kvx
Retweeted by Shannon Stirone1/ Apollo 11 led to one of the grandest travelogues ever made by humans. With their ever-present cameras, the crew… https://t.co/CweyigGxYB
Retweeted by Shannon StironeDo you know why the World Wide Web (WWW) was invented? "The project is based on the philosophy that much academic i… https://t.co/zHRRmnw96S
Retweeted by Shannon StironeThis and the responses are so good https://t.co/dCLbfhBHQW
Retweeted by Shannon StironeThis music is wrong.My Uber driver is playing the absolute worst elevator jazz and he’s tapping his fingers on the steering wheel like… https://t.co/3XZPjpa8FeShifting some money from Human Exploration towards a Climate Corps—now this is an interesting idea. @Lori_Garver on… https://t.co/knYJFd1d8hhttps://t.co/kiBmKByzCi
Retweeted by Shannon StironeWhen Poppy Northcutt went on TV to talk about her job, they asked about her miniskirt instead. I interviewed the… https://t.co/iUu2EikP0v
Retweeted by Shannon StironeFor those of you contemplating tattoos, a warning-they’re addictive. Almost walked into a shop today to get somethi… https://t.co/ORdiXHHCd6https://t.co/sCk2aUOvS2
Retweeted by Shannon StironeHBO didn't submit Gwendoline Christie for an Emmy so she submitted herself and got a nomination. Be your own biggest cheerleader.
Retweeted by Shannon Stirone @ErinEARoss @erinbiba @metmuseum We ate an enormous piece of cake 😉
7/19
2019
The Moon exhibit at the @metmuseum is fantastic. https://t.co/LrAvztWxvcJust left the Moon exhibit at @metmuseum with @shannonmstirone. It was INCREDIBLE. Collections of humanity's first… https://t.co/xWOoi3QzE0
Retweeted by Shannon Stirone @ErinEARoss @erinbiba @metmuseum YES!! We had a blast. No pun intended 😬Your daily moment of metal https://t.co/DV0sKVAFE0
Retweeted by Shannon StironeA baffling alert. A race to the wrong building. Notre-Dame still stands only because firefighters decided to risk e… https://t.co/an1DRFVBcH
Retweeted by Shannon StironeSometimes New York City is charming as hell. https://t.co/C7yjHH9vCShttps://t.co/JuPLbrK1Lq
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7/18
2019
Russian literature is amazing because really makes you understand what it is like to be one of those people who can… https://t.co/GMis2vy8Kj
Retweeted by Shannon Stirone @im_a_mia I bought three books. I have never come to nyc and not left with books. Ever. It’s a real problem. @BSS57 No. NoooooooooooooooooooooooMe: I will not buy any books. I will not buy any books. This bookstore: lol, k.Oh @mcnallyjackson I love you so. https://t.co/w2Gc3zWQxJHey @KAlexander03 spotted at @mcnallyjackson on Prince!! https://t.co/88NN9P2UWL @cirquelar Oh god no. @cirquelar No. Are they worse there?!Extraordinary journalism. https://t.co/0AMNjxoWik
Retweeted by Shannon StironeNASA approves extensions for all its operating astrophysics missions (except SOFIA, which wasn't considered) - so h… https://t.co/8V7r0Wouxh
Retweeted by Shannon StironeOh New York, you have some of the scariest cockroaches I’ve ever seen.Stanley Hall @holdengraber https://t.co/4H3Mw3F5sW
Retweeted by Shannon StironeA Bigger Splash by David Hockney https://t.co/fAqaEvdMTh
Retweeted by Shannon StironeWhere workers once put the finishing touches on the Apollo capsules that went to the moon, there is now a 24 Hour F… https://t.co/uyFhnDmSBl
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7/17
2019
Extremely here for this dystopia https://t.co/srPGP0j4Dg
Retweeted by Shannon StironeWalking to the train and this happened. (It’s the big one!) https://t.co/Te9BXjgveEPopular beliefs about calorie deficits have long diverged from what scientists know about how weight loss works. I… https://t.co/Kf9U5RZs8b
Retweeted by Shannon Stirone❤️ https://t.co/8YfUz8IhvG😀 https://t.co/MmmkQ7HDMoOver at @nytimes: Fifty years after Apollo, what does it even mean to be an astronaut anymore? https://t.co/VMXcF33weE
Retweeted by Shannon StironeThis piece by @kchangnyt is so lovely. Please read it. Michael Collins Didn’t Walk on the Moon. But He Got to Dri… https://t.co/SL7IIk3mLdThe other guy on Apollo 11. https://t.co/vfIuxNCFv6
Retweeted by Shannon StironeVirgo: Don’t lose focus of your career goals and ambitions. Remember what you promised that dying horseshoe crab on… https://t.co/e2DV13UcvO
Retweeted by Shannon StironeIt was a case worthy of Ace Ventura, the pet detective. https://t.co/C7gsfwy0Jp
Retweeted by Shannon StironeIf you’re familiar with Mr Ross and his rather extensive body of work, you may be interested to know that precisely… https://t.co/vjvI6eKcr2
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7/16
2019
Comparison of US and Estimated Soviet Expenditures For Space Programs, August 1964 - https://t.co/i1dSKh8wbqhttps://t.co/1vtXJWR7OP
Retweeted by Shannon StironeNow THAT’S the kind of movie trivia I crave https://t.co/BO35idTYbJ
Retweeted by Shannon StironeIn 1999, child mummies found near the volcano's summit were perfectly preserved, without embalming. It seemed nothi… https://t.co/g0Et3LtuPS
Retweeted by Shannon StironeIf I die while in the city it’s because I got distracted looking at all the cute dogs.As we celebrate Prime Day, don’t forget the ultimate sacrifice that was made. https://t.co/eRAfBOVtan
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7/15
2019
@KAlexander03 Ok deal :) @KAlexander03 I’m going to buy it at home and have you sign it for me when I buy you drinks. So cool!!!Spotted in the wild! @KAlexander03 this is at Three Lives and Company in Greenwich Village. Woohoo!! https://t.co/y9agkgtgpK @danfalk @nytimes @nadiamdrake Yay thanks Dan! @dwbwriter @nytimes @michaelroston It’s gorgeous! @lynnelyman @stevesilberman @Delta @david_sheff has shared a lot about why these kits should be everywhere even for… https://t.co/7ndgSCt0hNNew York City, I am in you.Go buy a paper today!!! https://t.co/xGKrwF881pI will never get tired of tweeting this... https://t.co/j2pdKgAzPU
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7/14
2019
ICYMI-my latest piece for the @nytimes is for the Apollo 50th anniversary special. I touch on what our artistic rel… https://t.co/lMzgEnSn3j
Retweeted by Shannon Stirone#facebook is embedding tracking data inside photos you download. I noticed a structural abnormality when looking a… https://t.co/nBY34D8eJP
Retweeted by Shannon Stironetv show about a sleepy british village where a criminal investigation is underway called midswimmer murders https://t.co/3Xr3Zn1ksN
Retweeted by Shannon StironeThere’s nothing line getting all dolled up for a wedding to remind ones self that they are a grubby t-shirt and jea… https://t.co/6aqHChhjBbhttps://t.co/pbxU4F2s9I
Retweeted by Shannon Stironesleeping is like “g2g die but don’t worry i’ll be back”
Retweeted by Shannon StironeSoviet reporting of the Apollo 11 moon landing from the 7/26/69 issue of one of the most popular magazines in the S… https://t.co/JoZuExiksu
Retweeted by Shannon Stirone @burritojustice Right??*keanu whoa* https://t.co/hjMH5emQ4qWe are still waiting for LightSails solar sails to deploy but, in the meantime...wow. https://t.co/XzmsQnzphyJackson Pollock - Reflection of the Big Dipper, 1947 https://t.co/3IVmC2Q4ku
Retweeted by Shannon StironeMax Ernst, Birth of a Galaxy, 1969 https://t.co/OGbduVVVEG
Retweeted by Shannon StironeOdilon Redon, Gaze, 1910 https://t.co/fbYnsazLmX
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7/13
2019
And don't forget there are still some tickets left for this amazing one-night-only show on Broadway on July 21 to c… https://t.co/sF9fpBaIAi
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7/12
2019

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