me: maybe they have forgotten that I was supposed to respond to that email
@d: oh no, I remember
me: crawls into a hole to die
I'm way too short to wear a trench coat and I don't have $180 but wow do I want this https://paom.com/products/tropical-neoprene-trench
I'm stoked to see so many friends bail on Twitter and FB! It's great. I'd love to see media entities push back on the power they give FB both institutionally and personally. When editors stop relying on Twitter as a way to find writers, when publishing companies stop using Twitter as a success metric, then maybe I could leave!
I would love to leave FB. I would love to leave Twitter. I can't. Not if I want to (successfully) continue doing my job as a journalist/producer/independent person. If I want Flash Forward to succeed and find listeners, I need FB. If I want editors to remember who I am, I need Twitter. It shouldn't be the responsibility of independents to push publishing/media away from the hell that is Twitter/FB.
work complaints Show more
I have a ton of projects that are probably going to happen, but aren't happening yet, and I am losing my goddamn mind with impatience and anxiety about them all.
grouch that could hurt me professionally Show more
It seems kinda weird to me that there's a whole conference about supporting women in radio right now being hosted by a station that has a pretty shit history of just that and like, nobody seems to be talking about it?????
minor meltdown Show more
Flash Forward is currently being beaten by several podcasts about ghosts and one about fucking Sasquatch hunting. Several people are doing really well with shows that are their side project and hobby. Honestly it feels impossible to win trying to make a super produced show that takes up SO much of my time all by myself what is even the point. Maybe nobody wants this show! If so then maybe I shouldn't waste my time!
uninteresting vague gossip Show more
There's a comedian I used to live with who is slowly getting more and more popular. Living with her was a TRUE NIGHTMARE, including a lot of her screaming at me out of nowhere and her threatening to sue me when I moved out, and every time I see her stuff RT'd it's ... weird. Not even stressful honestly, it's now just a kind of funny "bad roommate" story now, but it's WEIRD to see her get popular?
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