You know how there's a "rule of the internet" that: "if you can imagine it, there's porn of it"

Is there a similar rule like "anything dystopian you can imagine, a techbro somewhere is non-ironically trying to make into reality"? Because

big reporting day today and I'm nervous 😬

This is the kind of shit that I would once Tweet and then immediately delete because people would start getting pissy in my mentions!

As a journalist it baffles me that my colleagues seem to think that these are stories that rise to the level of "newsworthy." If someone pitched them a story from a field that isn't media that basically went "hey, this woman was supposed to be really great, turns out she's just kind of average," they'd be like "okay who cares." But because these women are vaguely their competitors and peers it's worth 10,000 words?

I refuse to read the various pieces about Lauren Duca or Caroline Calloway because white women being mediocre is not worthy of this much coverage.

Way way way back in season ONE of Flash Forward I did an episode about what would happen if we got rid of all the mosquitoes on the planet. One of the plans floated back then was to use genetic engineering to make them infertile. After that episode went out, a biotech company tried that. It... has not gone according to plan.

Good article, I just wish they also addressed the elephant in the room: TV folks are now using podcasts as a test bed for things they want to turn back into TV.

Love to be chatting with tech support and have them send you a link to their company’s internal wiki which you’re 100% not supposed to have access to. Definitely a good sign!!!!

I am extremely easily scared and very much dislike spoopy fall except for candy corn which I mainline for the next few months (especially the pumpkins!)

okay now that the cat is sort of out of the bag a tiny bit, I'll ~~soft launch~~ this (not posting on on Twitter or FB or anything... yet.... ack!)

I'm so sorry to the slack I usually Tweet a lot but I'm not on Twitter anymore and now I'm just monopolizing this poor instance.

@degrey I love them both deeply but also am not from the South so I can see why you might want to avoid! I hate most shit set in NJ that everybody else loves.

@degrey is he better or worse than all the Flannery O'Connor references?

@sashakovich I made it myself! Bought a mannequin butt at the flea market, drilled holes in the top, put test tubes into the holes, and voila!

Dumb question @annika is there a way to provide alt-text on images in this here thing?

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