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Correspondent @TheNation. Sardonic tweet writer. Author/ SPIES FOR HIRE. Raised in Japan & S.Korea. Honorary citizen, Gwangju. Guitar player. Crazy Dylan fan.

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Joined Twitter 8/12/08


.@JohnPrineMusic and @IrisDeMent, “In Spite of Ourselves.” Has there ever been a funnier, more truthful love song?… https://t.co/xmJBsHzxNx
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.I have to disagree with you here, @ErikLoomis. By 1952, the US had greatly expanded the war by invading North Korea… https://t.co/GYQiTCPEgcSTFU. You're the one who will go BOOM. https://t.co/fh6qodDl8KSo much to love about @DonMeeChoi’s essay. This line esp made my heart seize: “...translation is a coping mechanis… https://t.co/axlsTafNPN
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.God bless John Prine. His “Paradise” and “Angel from Montgomery”, among others (“Sam Stone”, “Hello In There”?) are… https://t.co/O6iymHBnrZ
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.Bruce Springsteen Honors John Prine, Discusses the ‘Suddenly Unsafe World’ on E Street Radio "Not only was he [Joh… https://t.co/LsYtjEGhKH
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden. @coreypein Every day!Not only is PARASITE on Hulu today, so are MOTHER, THE HOST and Bong’s debute feature, BARKING DOGS NEVER BITE. Plu… https://t.co/RJPurQUS2M
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.In the last poll conducted before the "poll blind" period, Moon Jae-in's approval rating clocked in at 57.8%, with… https://t.co/07LG17nyp2
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden. @FreewheelinMY @Machmigo Happy Bday in advance! @YongKim62961403 No, I can’t agree. Trump is not stable. He can’t be trusted.A few years back I convinced @BitterSouth to let me call up a dozen musicians and ask them for their favorite John… https://t.co/Ea6w2TCPQB
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.Adele did cover it, but MAKE YOU FEEL MY LOVE is a Bob Dylan song. Very nice and a great tribute to health workers… https://t.co/2wZnmPvX5X'Parasite' black-and-white version to be released April 29 https://t.co/5AGRKMJw0xS. Korean defense minister urges US defense secretary to resolve unpaid leave of USFK employees https://t.co/NwOUWe7DJoApparently even Abe has decided that Moon's responsible and successful attempt to curb COVID-19 is vastly superior… https://t.co/GGUmvb6fgoBernie Sanders expressed frustration when we spoke recently about not being able to campaign in the classic mode of… https://t.co/zFN20ZUgEc
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden. @ForestaWriter Agree. I hammered the Obama administration on its foreign policy for his entire presidency, and I'll… https://t.co/ueVSDUbsMYLive cheetah cam! 👀 https://t.co/QDsdmysDZf https://t.co/KwBQkUCICt
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden. @YongKim62961403 It would, but he won't. He's not insane, just very bad on South and North Korea.Don’t Mourn, Organize! https://t.co/sjGlW7Oc9H
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden. @DefDylan @FreewheelinMY @barberville @dylanfan8 @DylanExaminer @dylan_mostly https://t.co/Ycj1IdeZ7a❤️ From friend & labor comrade John Paul Wright. https://t.co/42TGzXZodcThe coronavirus crisis is devastating the news industry. Many newspapers won’t survive it. - The Washington Post https://t.co/J0GCv4gKmR
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden."Who was it that set up a system, supposedly a democratic system, where we always end up voting for the lesser of t… https://t.co/A2noIOPXW3In the early days of coronavirus, the governor of Tokyo did nothing. Prime Minister Abe spent his evenings wining… https://t.co/6wvukMTU5C
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden. @sakinney3 Yep. I'm there with you!Biden is awful on Asia, particularly Korea. We will need to keep the pressure on. https://t.co/oQdYVUprLc"His death just makes me angry — he was simply one of the best we had." During his DJ set on SiriusXM's E Street Ra… https://t.co/BtKLprVzKA
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden. @DefDylan Same! We all grieve today.What a gigantic loss suffered by the world today that we’ve lost John Prine. I’ve been listening to him all day tod… https://t.co/rPOqUnnwih
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.Bernie suspends campaign. https://t.co/iAE9bbU0wY
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.Supermoon over DC last night. Hang in there, people, we'll make it through! Listen to music and stay in touch with… https://t.co/aj4ADLUmf3Damn. https://t.co/zG3VSp0dBkWhat has happened to our country? I mean, what the hell? https://t.co/U0OQBB9ACK @sakinney3 It is! I didn't know you were a singer as well! Cool.😂 John Prine - Dear Abby https://t.co/kIYCmhCQEl❤️ https://t.co/1SRym9C6xE#gooddaydc https://t.co/Xu6ViBbocQGreat days indeed. This is so hard to listen to today. God bless John Prine for the joy he brought us. This double… https://t.co/zAprOFriyVRIP. John Prine and Wolfman Jack (1973). "Wolfman Jack he’s speakin’ in tongues He’s going on and on at the top o… https://t.co/zGAr0UvfYNPerfect for a child president https://t.co/7eaolvELUGDylan singing Prine's People Putting People Down, 1991: https://t.co/a5ss74Hc2T
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.John Prine on Rolling Thunder in 1975. https://t.co/CvxxtuDz7ZNick Cave on 'Murder Most Foul': https://t.co/B5o4EoIHAb
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.A short blurb about John Prine from the Chicago Daily News, Aug. 22, 1970. https://t.co/y3vFY2BwKn
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.#TrumpVirus "The United States will likely go down as the country that was supposedly best prepared to fight a pand… https://t.co/QQ3SnKlvqU"John Prine’s lyrics were like Edward Hopper paintings." https://t.co/HG2YKMhDXa
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.Wow, what a great picture! Must have been during Rolling Thunder, 1975 (the one Bob tour I missed because I was bro… https://t.co/YDBhudjFPlOne relative in the ICU. Corona in my grandmothers home. Friends on ventilators. It got me thinking about how we pl… https://t.co/0kkttRp3f5
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden. @usagiko i know, i'm being too kind.I hope my brother isn't part of this crowd. I'm pretty sure he's working from home but Japanese employers can be fi… https://t.co/sLExSaNR30Horrifying: the US death total is 12,901. Both countries reported their first case on the same day in January. "Sou… https://t.co/M22ZddJ1bbI met this man, Weev, in 2007, and broke with him soon thereafter. In 2013 the New York Times ran an op-ed praisi… https://t.co/Q2JbVPClZ2
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.One of John Prine’s last great acts of generosity was giving all the proceeds from the “My Old Kentucky Home, Goodn… https://t.co/MboPKs49Cj
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden."A true national treasure and a songwriter for the ages," Bruce Springsteen says in tribute to John Prine… https://t.co/eRiiNdj7rQ
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.Supermoon over Connecticut Avenue DC a few minutes ago. https://t.co/hw4EXLv968This is as dead as you’ll ever see Connecticut Avenue in DC. https://t.co/vUIoOalRz0This time of the year is usually very popular for cherry blossom festivals in East Asia, but some South Koreans are… https://t.co/cLH3KAWsiz
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.good explanation, thanks. https://t.co/wtgghz0uUyBeautiful fireworks light up #Wuhan sky as 3 month long #coronavirus lockdown officially lifted on 00:00 8th April.… https://t.co/l5BBe0LDmZ
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.Anybody else getting this creepy message on your Twitter feed? WTF does it mean? https://t.co/gVI76DPp1kHerr Hannity, as of tonight, has made his complete transformation into Herr Goebbels. No looking back now, folks. H… https://t.co/h1fjFtWlwVOur losses our mounting by the hour. Let's stay together and get through this. We can do it, I know. ❤️ https://t.co/LxWh4l37QMRemember John Prine making this joyful exit. We can’t do better. https://t.co/TkhTBlBmCn
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.John Prine . He done gone over to the Other side with Bill Withers, two of the Great Ones. How fortunate we all are… https://t.co/91TysuaivQ
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.great tribute! https://t.co/1odFQTvrkkThe song Dylan said was the best anyone had written: https://t.co/7tmpocN0ld RIP John Prine
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.Agree. https://t.co/mJFfs9VNCu“Don’t the moon looks good, shining through...” my window tonight! #ItTakesALotToLaugh/ItTakesATrainToCry https://t.co/mD0mncZAxe @YongKim62961403 Yeah he was also amazingJohn Prine - Sam Stone https://t.co/HZ7quLVD4X via @YouTube
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.“Donald and Lydia” is definitely one of my favorites. https://t.co/BPn5dyAiwl"If I can make myself laugh about something that I should be crying about, that's pretty good." — John Prine, 1946… https://t.co/BZgcAXpmKf
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.The coronavirus has taken John Prine. https://t.co/vg73FriEwq“John Prine, the raspy-voiced country-folk singer whose ingenious lyrics to songs by turns poignant, angry and comi… https://t.co/OfdwEAnrLE
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.Singer-Songwriter John Prine Dies of Coronavirus at 73 https://t.co/Rx8OmssVmb
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.RIP https://t.co/BrYmHSw9nwOne of our greatest, gone now. RIP John Prine. https://t.co/f3xk4WwVM6 @robertcaruso Sorry but who is that masked man?Wearing a mask at work now. NOT wearing contacts or fake eyelashes. The less you touch your face, the better! Des… https://t.co/gY4TKf3fHw
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.Rewatching Oscar doc “The Panama Deception” (https://t.co/gm3JyHdo8B) about Bush I’s murderous invasion to install… https://t.co/E5BU4HetUf
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.whoa https://t.co/B8FQPjhfWj#COVID19 pressers have highlighted anew the harsh working conditions for sign language interpreters, who cannot wea… https://t.co/dNmndKlBuH
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.JFC vicious racists. https://t.co/mbRjpW5Og1Agree. Years of practice at his gangster persona. https://t.co/72dO7T8SFR @ambientdragon You’re welcome! Sorry you’ve had the hear such words.The greatest historian of postwar Japan in my estimate: Gavan McCormack of Australia. https://t.co/52ovSpFuN5So the young Barzini is having an existential crisis because Ma and his brother’s a cop. #TCM #AvoidingTheNews https://t.co/SjczeZifJpOh look, it’s Barzini from THE GODFATHER in his younger days, playing another gangster in the “suspenseful film noi… https://t.co/x0SdF8chY6
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This really is a must-read. Sketches a picture that a few years ago I would've naively considered a worst-case scen… https://t.co/3o5yTx6HdE
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.For ELLE’s second annual conservation issue, we’re honoring Earth month with activist and actress @janefonda! Fonda… https://t.co/uJdUbFnK43
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.Our @Bookshop_Org virtual storefront is looking good right now. Recommendations in all genres & our complete catalo… https://t.co/SK1DJStuL5
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.Unbelievable story. Great reporting by @weijia again. https://t.co/ZoXAqjW2fsWe should all be doing this every morning when we get up. https://t.co/LzRV8Td3wZResearchers are beginning to think the coronavirus may infect heart muscle, not just lungs. "An initial study found… https://t.co/TZYmtLBg4C
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.Tears. "Musicians We've Lost to the Coronavirus." https://t.co/Efj1o6Z403 via @billboardThe president of the United States is a sick, twisted man. He gets worse every day. Please, America, do the right t… https://t.co/oiuapSsrdTEmpty Tokyo. A polite lockdown works to some degree. #tokyolockdown https://t.co/T6mR93J6kh
Retweeted by There are no (facemasks) inside the Gates of Eden.I heard the word "gooks" from ugly Americans throughout my time growing up in Japan and Korea. It's a disgusting, r… https://t.co/hHKlUakEBN
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