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Scott Simon
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I got to be in this hilarious @funnyordie sketch with @whereslunchphil. The 1st Jewish James Bond. Happy Passover!
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[A writer] is like a surfer—he bides his time, waits for the perfect wave on which to ride in. E.B. WHITE #writing #writingcraft
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Attn O'Hare: you'll find freshly-signed copies of Speak and The Impossible Knife of Memory at Barbara's Books near Gate K4, Terminal 3!
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Woman reading iPad while in hot geyser pool. Must have larger disposable income than most of us. (I'm in poolside chair)
Book grows out of tweets for my mother; animation nominated for Webby. & .
Up pre-dawn in CA, to work on book. Don't know if I show daughters writing is work, or writing means working in pajamas.
Prayers w/ KC JCC community today. They lived the kind of worthy, loving lives the crime's perpetrator can't understand.
Book Passage, Ferry Bldg, daughters:
Man in line at Blue Bottle Coffee in SF Ferry bldg, in accusatory tone: " What--you have no almond milk?"
Albert Einstein and Charlie Chaplin at the premiere of “City Lights”, 1931 .
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This week's essay: a dog who left the boroughs for bright lights: "Start spreading the news..."
Love it! Just heard @nprscottsimon say "It's time for sports." I feel so butch when I hear him say that.
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Up ahead: sports! Stumbling Pacers, the Masters; a great young Brit novelist (@eviewyld) & the matchless Jackie Collins with a cookbook!
Up ahead: @JeffreyGoldberg on Alan Gross case; & living in the midst of an Ebola outbreak in Guinea.
This a great story by Debra Amos in Iran that truly delves below the surface & gives you a sense of the anxiety of the every day.
Up ahead: @mikebarnicle on Boston a year after the bombings; & how some Iranians are growing impatient at pace of reforms.
Will be on today w/ @nprscottsimon talking books, books, book and Lucky!
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MT “@nprscottsimon: Up ahead: a paen to public libraries"-- National Library Week 4/13-19, #nlw14, @brookslibraryvt
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Up ahead: a paen to public libraries; throwing back the curtain on ghostwriters of the rich & famous; & Mahler's First.
Know what make @DonGonyea a great reporter? Goes to an event w/ lots of pols & scholars, & sees a great story in the music.
Up ahead: how tax bills maybe passed on to yr children; & a sound track of a great era in one family.
We're on the air! Up ahead: the latest from Ukraine; did IMF make a wrong prediction? & the story of a dog & her dream.
On studio monitors we have @CNN @FoxNews & @espn. 3 testosterone gel ads on at same time.
There are some weeks I feel that I provide mere filler & fluff between the peerless newscasts of @GilesSnyder.