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Jeff Elder
Grapes of Wrath was banned in Calif. and burned, debated on radio and denounced by politicians. But above all, it was read. #BannedBooksWeek
"The past was erased, the erasure was forgotten, the lie became truth." Orwell, 1984 #BannedBooksWeek…
"Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them."
I love Breaking Bad. It's a Shakespearean tragedy. It's MacMeth.
"A browser with so many open tabs it looks like a comb." -- My friend @daveyalba. Who can write.
"I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin." -Brave New World #bannedbooksweek
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Drifting through my psyche like ribbons of immortality are certain song lyrics: Wild thing, I think you move me But I wanna know for sure
Muphry's law: If you write anything criticizing proofreading, there will be a mistake in what you have written.…
My cat's bizarre love for this human hair brush.
I'm sure The Walk is a fine movie. But if you watch it without watching Man On Wire, you're doing it wrong.
This is where the trouble started.
Steve Kerr taking a break from Warriors due to back pain, replaced by Luke Walton. A guy named Walton replacing someone with a back injury.
On 10/1/1890, Congress established Yosemite Nat. Park. T Roosevelt & John Muir there in 1906…
This is the 19th school shooting of 2015. #heartbreaking
Happy birthday to NASA, which began operations Oct. 1, 1958.
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For me, burritos are the metric unit of hunger, especially if eating alone. Gimme a brick of food.
Just donated to @Wikipedia as part of their current funding drive. If you use and value the service, so should you.
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Unplug the spam machines and just talk.
This didn't make me tear up with a lump in my throat at all. Not me. No sir.…
Sixty years ago today, Hollywood and young rebels everywhere lost James Dean at age 24.
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On this day in 1972, he got his 3,000th and last Major League hit.
We have a game consisting of a felt mouse being tossed on the bed. It's called WHITE TIGER! You've never seen a plump little 9-year-old cat move so fast.
The first #nerdconfessions tweets from verified users were more than 1,800 days ago.…
The slang meaning of nerd dates to 1951, when @Newsweek magazine reported on its popular use. #nerdconfessions
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And these are just the parody accounts.…
I love it that the only Twitter account @Snowden is following is the NSA.
Celebrating National Coffee Day on the West Coast is like holding Hooray for Water Day on Atlantis.
Ever wonder why BART is so loud? (Some say 100 dB.) In part, because of wheels slipping along the curves.…
I'm the newest piece of the puzzle!
Lil Miss in a calico closeup #cats
1924 steamroller making prints
Muni has vintage buses out this weekend. Are they harder to drive? "Nah, there's a lot less BS on the dashboard." #sf
Ford Falcon detail
I sincerely hope you have a nice day doing all your ridiculous human stuff. I'll be here.
"I sincerely hope you have a nice day doing all your ridiculous human stuff." #cats
Plus pie and ice cream.
Email and password would be a cute couples Halloween idea with "forgot your password?" for a baby, pet, or dateless friend. Welcome.
Finished "So You've Been Publicly Shamed," @jonronson's deeply relevant, affecting book. Humans of Twitter, you should read this.
Sutro and @KarlTheFog rockin' the rose gold this morning. #sf
Sutro Tower and @karlthefog rockin' the rose gold this morning.
Baby, I can't fight this feeling anymore that my grocery store is going a little heavy on the REO Speedwagon.
A "mathemagician" is a mathematician who is also a magician:
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I don't believe in cognitive dissonance anymore.
Reading (and loving) "So You've Been Publicly Shamed" by @jonronson. #schadenfreudeparanoia
Selfie during a week off. This is my home office.
We have to fight for the people who called Oakland home before us. In policy, in housing, in hiring, in every place possible.
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