Category Archives: twitter

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-05-01

  • Thinking of dying/tinting my hair purple again; any thoughts on more "colorful" brands– Manic Panic, Color Fiend, RAW, Special Effects? #
  • Wow, completely forgot one of my regular passwords just now like my subconscious decided I had been using it too long & forced me to reset. #
  • RT @TheOnion: People Who Produce American Culture Warning Nation Ahead Of Time Rest Of 2011 Going To Be Pretty Rough http://onion.com/fSUKrY #
  • Ugh, nosebleed– awesome way to start the week. #
  • RT @TheOnion: New 49ers GM Asks If Team Can Use Draft Picks For Something Other Than Football Players http://onion.com/h4SdAI #
  • RT @angryasianman: "Willing to take you to dinner, if you can give me a crash course on Chinese people." http://bit.ly/m3rpeq #
  • Like all light-skinned black people RT @evancombs: Barack Obama actually filled with sweet delicious caramel, according to Werthers. #
  • RT @TheOnion: BREAKING: Trump Unable To Produce Certificate Proving He's Not A Festering Pile Of Shit #
  • Yay, South Park season premiere! #
  • As usual, brilliant & timely satire of Apple, location tracking controversy + more RT @sindyjlee: Yay, South Park season premiere! #
  • RT @StephenAtHome: When Ice-T drinks a lemonade, I believe he becomes R-nold Palm-R. #
  • Working late, but have I now inadvertently ended up watching the royal wedding? #
  • Despite way too much media coverage, the royal wedding does give us a nice little break from all the horrible crap going on in the world. #
  • Feel ridiculous doing it, but trying to track down the much-loved Lego mini-figs I let a coworker's son play with… #
  • RT @TheOnion: Security Escorting Draft Picks Offstage The Moment They Become Locked-Out NFL Players http://onion.com/l8f6ub #
  • "The parent-reared man…" RT @TheOnion: Man Raised By Parents Struggling To Adjust To Human Society http://onion.com/mOkB8f #
  • "Trump Under Pressure To Prove… Not A Pathetic Sack Of Human Scum" RT @TheOnion: Fucking Donald Trump http://onion.com/laApmT #OnionReview #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-24

  • RT @archerprod: Anyone want an official Mulatto Butts ringtone? http://tinyurl.com/n7sjhh Lower left hand corner of the front page!!! #
  • Only 10:30am Mon & one of dozen gas stations near my house already out of reg; remember when you could get gas w/misc change in your car? #
  • RT @adammathes: "Best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads. That sucks." Hammerbacher http://t.co/TIQhijX #
  • Looking into OStatus for pushing status updates RT @jrm4: Yep, I'm on identi.ca, though I forget to update it. RT … http://tmi.me/91Qom #
  • While waiting for my food at drive-thru window, crazy lady behind me just got out of her car, cash in hand, to ask about her burger. #
  • RT @DougBenson: Quentin Tarantino: Doug, when is a door not a door? Me: When it's ajar? #ThenHeSpedOff #InHisPartyWagon #LastNightAtTheValet #
  • RT @angryasianman: "If we Asian Americans don't organize, there's no amount of piano practicing that will help us." http://bit.ly/gHCuZ7 #
  • RT @TheOnion: 'A Privilege To Have Worked With Such Talented People' Says Coworker Getting The Fuck Out Of There http://onion.com/eeAfmc #
  • RT @TheOnion: Mitt Romney Haunted By Past Of Trying To Help Uninsured Sick People http://onion.com/gZPeIy #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-17

  • The next great Internet product (according to this unfortunate ad): http://bit.ly/hZHnfd #
  • Hey, I like baby hijinks as much as anyone else, but why has "Three Men and a Baby" been on HBO constantly over the last few weeks? #
  • Check out March (photo 5): http://abcn.ws/haUlr3 RT @sindyjlee: Just passed old guy's hospital room where he's got a Betty White calendar. #
  • @jrm4 Have you heard of StatusNet and services based on it, like identi.ca or rStat.us? Open source microblogging! #
  • Check out <marquee> tags for site down note @ rsdb.org, Racial Slurs Database; luckily, copy from 2006 still here: http://bit.ly/fqjueH #
  • PS: knew about 2006 version of rsdb.org b/c that Feb was date of my "controversial" blog post, "Racist Snack Foods": http://bit.ly/hEclfe #
  • Feel like they were a little harsh re: Stanford mailing list "fiasco," but this Hitler parody video is brilliant: http://bit.ly/f0jJO2 #
  • Realize how many companies have my personal info after many emails I received notifying me of Epsilon breach: http://bit.ly/hVz5xM #
  • RT @ConanOBrien: Great, Applebee’s starts serving toddlers alcohol and my kids gave up booze for Lent. #
  • RT @angryasianman: research study: Stories of Adult Transnational Adoptees and Their American Parents – http://bit.ly/eKf5Wp #
  • RT @adammathes: Complain about the way other people make software by making software http://notes.torrez.org/2011/04/an-empathetic-plan.html #
  • RT @DougBenson: I just had a drunk/stoned moment of "Where am I? What's happening? What am I doing tonight?" #HappensEveryTenMinutes #
  • I secretly love it when someone uses swear words in a professional situation (at the hospital now). Hm, I guess not so secretly now… #
  • @kennethrsharp Looking for adult transnational adoptees for survey, but thought you might find this interesting: http://bit.ly/dPN8Mh #
  • Grammar geek humor: @FakeAPStylebook; rarely correct others', but am a stickler for my own writing, so expect occasional grammar tweet… #
  • Grammar Lesson Tweet #1 When to Use a Comma before "And": http://bit.ly/h6fiYq #
  • @kennethrsharp Yup, esp w/mom's "color-blind" POV, but kids must face race/ethnicity => creates gap similar to that in immigrant families. #
  • Grammar Lesson #2 The question mark/comma/quotation mark debacle (Americans vs Brits) http://bit.ly/e3A3QJ #grammar #
  • RT @DougBenson: I'm stuck on the freeway behind a jerk who is texting. And I'm driving a glass house. #
  • "40 oz in my lap and it's freezin' my junk." – Pam, head of HR (via @archerprod) #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-10

  • Re: Jury Duty: Juror 799 (http://bit.ly/gts6qY via @angryasianman) should have followed Sarah Silverman's example: http://bit.ly/dHdUj6. #
  • Hard to suspend disbelief while watching Law & Order eps and see same actor as suspect, victim, defense attorney, witness, perp, DA… #
  • Oh man, deja vu: Japan just can't seem to catch a break: http://bit.ly/eqMWyq #
  • Criticizing your employer, including via social media, is protected if part of effort to improve work conditions: http://bit.ly/gP9vAT #
  • Enjoying my corned beef & pastrami way too much; classic deli sandwich like this is about as common as a unicorn on the Left Coast. #
  • Interesting piece on unique issues re: homosexuality and Asian (esp Korean) cultures: http://bit.ly/hv8wEi #
  • Re: AIDS @StephenAtHome last week: "sounds to me like the vaccine is to be a rich white person". Turns out that works for a lot of diseases. #
  • Traffic is more palatable on crowded NY streets; sprawling CA 3+ lane freeways & surface streets just make it more annoying & inscrutable. #
  • Interesting: Carl's Jr is doing cash discounts; credit must really be dying. #
  • WTF: apparently, "ringtones for your business phone" are a valid business communication expense. #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-04-03

  • RT @DougBenson: I don't smoke all day every day. Because sometimes I'm in an airport. #
  • RT @DougBenson: Look out massage chairs at the Tucson Airport, you're about to get some ass! #Mine #
  • "Uh hello, airplanes? Yeah, it's blimps. You win. Bye!" #archerfx #
  • Sorry for any duplicates/repeats or bursts of updates; trying to fix my suddenly broken delicious -> Twitter setup… #
  • Nice: laptop thief vs computer nerd & why the former shouldn't steal from the latter: http://bit.ly/gjC5fI #
  • Stanford in NYC: official proposal submitted for a NY campus on Roosevelt Island: http://bit.ly/gQ7b47 #
  • Often behind a Prius when stuck in painfully slow traffic (like 45 in a 65/freeway); is it the drivers or the car? (Probably both…) #
  • Why do some people have to constantly point out why they wouldn't make the same choices as you? #
  • Why you would NOT do something small is usually not as interesting as why you WOULD do something BIG. #
  • Of course, the one time I want to see and have treats for my neighbor's cat (who has started hanging out on my balcony), she's not here. #
  • Oh wait, now she's here; she must follow me on Twitter. http://plixi.com/p/88471841 #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-03-27

  • Just used "BlackBerry Contact" to pull someone's Facebook data into my address book; may have opened the Pandora's box of privacy… #
  • Many don't check your status– auto-reply would be useful for FB msgs (like email) when you go on a digital vacation (forced or otherwise). #
  • Netflix needs to let Instant only folks to save list of movies not yet available instantly (how else will I keep interest during the wait)? #
  • It's not just work/life balance; worry about work/work balance when impossible to schedule meeting for > 2 ppl w/o 2+ wks advance notice. #
  • Expected more on post-EQ Haiti/Japan; maybe b/c ashamed to admit huge divide btwn rich/poor as we see how slowly/quickly each rebuilds. #
  • w/T-Mobile for ~10 years & hate idea of AT&T buyout; no question– means more coerced contracts & higher prices. http://yhoo.it/e1bqLq #
  • Got dexamethasone shot Sunday w/pain & nausea meds for severe migraine > 1 wk; so far, no headache recurrence! http://bit.ly/g7vKj8 #
  • Checkstand etiquette: DO NOT hover while person before you is paying OR hold up line after while you reorg your wallet/purse/file cabinet. #
  • Elevator etiquette: WAIT for ppl to get off & know your floor BEFORE you rush in (esp so we don't have to stop @ every wrong floor w/you). #
  • More elevator etiquette: unless you're alone, keep the talk to a minimum (we're strangers riding in a metal box– subway rules in effect). #
  • What's a good gift for an almost 6-month old? Looking for something outside the box (not just toys or clothes)… #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-03-06

  • Logic puzzle to determine your butt size RT @jrm4: One rapper likes big butts and cannot lie; one rapper likes… http://bit.ly/gakDNe #
  • Severe pain/nausea/vomiting <-> low K -> ER -> sweet relief w/delicious sleep so deep that I had to check what day it was when I woke up. #
  • Severe sleep debt finally catching up on me; even after sleeping so long, I still almost fell asleep while composing that last tweet. #
  • Glad Bel Biv Devoe didn't screw around & chose "Poison" on @jimmyfallon: http://bit.ly/h9m7DB (plus "Do Me!" on web: http://bit.ly/focDb3) #
  • Finally decided to read "Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother." Expect inevitable rattling of inner demons, but not sure what else… #
  • Full text of Dick's short story "Adjustment Team" (basis for the new movie "Adjustment Bureau") http://bit.ly/fNCWmN #
  • Being able to slide back into some old jeans is still satisfying, even if it's probably just a product of nausea/vomiting all week. #

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-02-20

  • Never really cared much for Valentine's Day to begin with; being stuck in the middle of a troubled married couple is icing on the cake. #
  • January Jones discusses on @TheDailyShow why South Dakota is better than North; uh, did they miss all the SD abortion rights headlines? #
  • Smart: re-airing Two and a Half Men from S1E1 helps remind us while he's "away," why Sheen is TV's highest paid actor, even w/the drama. #
  • My whole situation is soggy; should have worn my Docs and a real raincoat; Left Coast has made me soft. #
  • I just tried to make BK chicken fries healthy by wrapping a salad around it; you're welcome, Jamie Oliver. #
  • Stanford in the Bronx? I would go there… http://bit.ly/fJLJnh #
  • For those who missed @TheDailyShow last night, the infamous spinning beach ball (jump to 1:50 if you're impatient): http://t.co/jYuJqw3 #
  • Watching The Karate Kid (2010); thank you for not playing hokey "Asian" music when they arrive in China. #
  • Re: "Big Momma's House 3": feel old when main characters in movies I saw in college are now having teenaged (grand)kids in the sequels. #