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Journalist @EW--Anglophile. Cock-eyed Optimist. USC/Oxford Grad. Lover of classic film, romance, theatre, #Keats, #Springsteen. maureen.lenker@ew.com

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4/7
2020
@JennyNordbak I think infrastructure wise it's just not feasible. Stocking and check-out is already really hard at… https://t.co/xgsCtlzZF2 @cogman_bryan @claykeller @MarkerRyan625 Same. Someone told me the other day something wasn't really a rule, more l… https://t.co/YT424vd69s @cogman_bryan @claykeller @MarkerRyan625 I'm cackling in glee just thinking about forcing Ryan to watch all of the Pirates films. @elenawonders Me https://t.co/tl8L7pxGC9
4/6
2020
@cogman_bryan Pretty much all the songs from Crazy Ex-Girlfriend which were also written predominantly by Adam Schlesingersomeone said 2020 feels like when scar took over pride rock 😭😭😭😭😭
Retweeted by Maureen Lee LenkerMe preparing to leave the house now https://t.co/37oDp7BJ3S
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Retweeted by Maureen Lee Lenker @BenMank77 @tcm https://t.co/waXmTQEwrs @ChristinaLauren Screen Drafts: the Humphrey Bogart episode (am biased as I am on this episode lol)Drinking dry cider and making chicken and leek pie 🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧 https://t.co/ncOsHewQOY
4/5
2020
@thedameupstairs @MissAusten Kristen is leaving TCM?!?? @shananaomi Yeah man I’m sorry, that’s a tough one! @shananaomi Ugh bummer!raise your hand if you feel guilty for not writing enough during all of this
Retweeted by Maureen Lee Lenkerevery child's life journey involves a major event that changes their mind about being a marine biologist
Retweeted by Maureen Lee Lenker @julsrich Soooo pretty!Mary Queen of Scots lived under house arrest for 18 YEARS and I have never had more respect for her. @shananaomi Not sure on it’s ebook options but check out the new website Bookshop https://t.co/WjTzKnQavV @MissCarley Ok well I’m like 25 miles away but might still be worth it for a night @rachsyme Um 5 am? @MissCarley Omg yay they deliver?! @thebasementtan I wear slippers but not shoes if it’s cold. But I’m a southern Californian. I hate wearing shoes even outsideAbout to record a new @ScreenDrafts. It’s about to get snappy in here. https://t.co/UEXZ2U8BwS
Retweeted by Maureen Lee Lenker @RdotSpoon I don't know Bex! It's so annoying -- I was like, finally getting back on this stupid horse and now the… https://t.co/U0UfxPK7pZ @RdotSpoon Girl, same.
4/4
2020
@MarliesYearby Hi! Might you be able to email me at maureen.lenker@ew.com for a story I'm working on about RENT? Thanks.When you're going through your old HS yearbook and find a note from @dykemadden that says "I love that you share my… https://t.co/8nph2PJYYq @cmholub You watch one episode of Downton Abbey and suddenly you're an epidemiological historian. @CSchoellkopf Christina, I'm so sorry for your loss, but grateful you could share you story so beautifully with us all. Sending you love. @jodirosoff @ReelVixen I am taking more baths, but probably ultimately taking same number of either baths/showers overall?? @cmholub Unfortunately, this is my first thought. https://t.co/mZqll6m3rFI haven’t changed anything in my skincare routine (except you know going outside) and my face suddenly feels like I… https://t.co/MhtSV5gDPD @tcm https://t.co/MTO5n6H5vEquarantine Tracy Turnblad 🤝 woke up today feeling the way I always do
Retweeted by Maureen Lee Lenker @jaimealyse Both of Chanel Cleeton’s most recent books! Next Year in Havana and When We Left Cuba! @Lynetterice @samhighfill @devancoggan @KristenGBaldwin @ruthiekinane @Leahbats Honestly briefly contemplated this last night.The March Hot Stuff is live @EW with great reads from @ladrianaherrera @carlybloombooks @Lorraine_Heath & @MhairiMcF https://t.co/Wp9326AX54What a return tonight on #HTGAWM & over @EW we have all the deets on what went down with Connor courtesy of… https://t.co/x6hYznEVph @jessicasara I got Effie as my number one and Leslie my number two so 🤷‍♀️I wish Coach Taylor was president. https://t.co/xF146IkoYy @SilverScreener So sorry Walter, but this is an exquisite tribute. @shylawhittney GIRL, SAME. @megsauce Hi from Effie Trinket, it is a lie.
4/3
2020
@elenawonders On the longer version, Leslie Knope was a very close second so going with that. I probably just voted… https://t.co/fvSz0uQA4R @thatsostelle My colleague @jessicasara thinks it should be animated so Idina and Kristin can do it, and gotta say I agree. @elenawonders I got Effie Trinket on both the long and short versions of the test, and like, I hope not???Classic movie lovers -- it's time for my Classics Corner on the @EW Instagram Live again, today at 2 p.m. PT! https://t.co/z49AygtktH @MasterworksIO Here’s my entry! https://t.co/YJbZQQMi1eAnd don't worry, he has a "Wicked" movie update for us too -- as a treat. https://t.co/9pFiaSBCzKIt was such a joy to chat with @composerstephen about the "Prince of Egypt" musical and the incredible soundtrack t… https://t.co/8fdapwdz20I don't know who needs to hear this, but fact checkers are awesome and make me feel extra-supported every time they… https://t.co/WCy5zvibBv
Retweeted by Maureen Lee Lenker @tcm His pal here looks like a descendant of Mark Ruffalo
4/2
2020
@jessicasara UM JESSICA. YOU NEED AN ENTIRE BOX OF TISSUES.Absolutely gutting news (in a string of what I'm sure is to be more gutting news) -- his music was witty, playful,… https://t.co/ZhL4rjT4WZ @jaimealyse And it was a holdover from a sinus infection at Christmas. @jaimealyse I've just been rewearing mine for lack of anything else, yep.March 1 vs. April 1 https://t.co/G9DBDmZqKZ @veschwab Oh V, I’m so sad for all the authors losing the spotlight they so deserve right now. Sending hugs.March 1/April 1 https://t.co/lGN09Yfrkw
Retweeted by Maureen Lee Lenker @daxe1792 @shylawhittney Ding ding ding! @carlylane It’s If I Never Met You!100,000-250,000 projected US casualties from Covid-19. 115,000 US casualties in WW1 420,000 US casualties in WW2 6… https://t.co/i06Mb6gnDQ
Retweeted by Maureen Lee LenkerReading a book about a fake relationship and the hero just confessed to the heroine he thinks he’s met someone, and… https://t.co/ljd64nQ1Lh
4/1
2020
Discovered this little Springsteen gem (actually a cover) thanks to @BenMank77 today. Crank it up and dance in your… https://t.co/crJBnCeeW0Excited for the return of @HowToGetAwayABC on Thursday for the beginning of the end? We have a handy recap video re… https://t.co/cGb13caHVvEuripides gets it. https://t.co/ztKZqnMRG2
Retweeted by Maureen Lee LenkerToday in feel good cries: https://t.co/idO5UiNazHThis is a sobering, but ultimately uplifting read on where theatre goes from here. <3 https://t.co/fUJlPJ2ZyyJoan Crawford by Frank Tanner, 1934 https://t.co/n3tAleFv8f
Retweeted by Maureen Lee LenkerOn @EW's most anticipated April reads, The Rakess by @scarlettpeckham is my choice! Cannot wait for this lady rake,… https://t.co/RJtHJjJl1eFitz was an incredible joy to so many -- beautiful that a rescue could bring so much joy to all of us who followed… https://t.co/jrWFv8UtNq @TheRippedBodice Oh I'm so so sorry. Fitz brought so much joy to all of us. Thank you for sharing him with us, it r… https://t.co/BoEzhESEyt @jessicasara She is lonely most of the time...My heart is so heavy for CTG. They're one of my favorite places/art makers in a city full of artists -- and I just… https://t.co/NBt6ulYMJw
3/31
2020
every morning of quarantine #tcmparty #romanceonthehighseas https://t.co/w6zqhW47B4
Retweeted by Maureen Lee LenkerThe only Pillow Man I have and will ever care about is the one in the Martin McDonagh play. @JDHeyman @BenMank77 I watched that Saturday night too! A new Cary Grant gem I'd never heard of!This is just the best thing ever. https://t.co/gbI4twACH2
3/30
2020
My three quarantine moods https://t.co/2qOlYpQMSb
Retweeted by Maureen Lee Lenker @tbreisacher One of the most valuable things I ever learned in an acting class was to answer that question truthful… https://t.co/l36N0qzzA5Me when someone asks what day it is https://t.co/1lhUh4eRUh
Retweeted by Maureen Lee LenkerThirty days hath September,  April, June, and November, all the rest have thirty-one Except March which has 8000
Retweeted by Maureen Lee Lenker @BookNerd216 Just actors but telling real stories they collected from real couples! @bethdcrudele I had ordered a pair for TCMFF and they’re just sitting in a corner looking sad nowThe original Zoom meeting https://t.co/wbWR4h3obL
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3/29
2020
Spending my Saturday playing the #MuseumFromHomeChallenge and getting a kick out if it! #artathome @Tate https://t.co/2adJ3JWgKT @MarkHarrisNYC Mark!!! This is amazing!!! @PreCodeDotCom I should be doing them weekly I think! @PreCodeDotCom On day 15 and wildly swing between making the best of it and feeling utterly hopeless @megsauce @kategabrielle Link: https://t.co/oyXZqLeipu @megsauce I love love love @kategabrielle and I think you’d dig her vibe a lot Meg @elenawonders Sorta different but still haven’t watched finale of Maisel S3 cause saving it as a treat. And weirdly… https://t.co/5ApAW6aLIf @ErikaTsang @Lorraine_Heath I think one of those is the cover with the Bachelorette contestant on it!Mostly I would just like this robe to isolate in https://t.co/Vmhz95SOJ5 @ScottFeinberg Except I actually think the remake is better in this case.... <braces for impact> @LadyHawkins I brought flowers to Keats grave at the same cemetery! Similarly it and the Keats House at the Spanish… https://t.co/CiLL3ZL5FfThis is amazing, and a reminder how the joyous, human nature of filmmaking hasn’t changed hardly at all https://t.co/BKtpBTRGZR @joeynolfi @Alaska5000 @Aiden_Zhane But Joey when she's good she's bad and when she's bad she's better.
3/28
2020

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