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Favorite Rejects 2022-11-21
Well I was right about this. That said, I don’t think AT&T/Time-Warner was even the worst merger with Time-Warner of all-time (looking at you AOL).
“Stairs. Why did it have to be stairs.”
Check out @empiremagazine exclusive image of Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones, returning to theaters in 2023. https://t.co/CFLRHneS7a
Indiana Jones @IndianaJones
☢️☢️☢️ We love a zero-carbon source of electricity!
“A recent UC Berkeley poll co-sponsored by The Times found that 44% of California voters support building more nuclear reactors in the state, with 37% opposed and 19% undecided — a significant change from sentiment in the 1980s and 1990s.” https://t.co/2ieIEmuUtV
Alex Burns @alexanderburns
Only thing worse than talking to Americans about cars is guns. Cars kill 37,000 obtensively for transport. Guns kill 42,000 for nothing and i have low masculinity LARPers who are most likely to shoot themselves & families than criminals bitching at me about the 2nd amendment.
Just how bad is the crypto collapse? My landlord friend in Dallas just asked me if I know anything about bitcoin miners: “This bitcoin mining company defaulted, moved out, and left all their equipment behind.” 200 Antminers 🏃🏽♂️💨
It's true, we did eight (!) panel experiments during the 2020 election. Fact-checks work, but (unsurprisingly) have little downstream effects on attitudes. Also some fun bonus findings involving need for cognition/CRT-2.
What were the effects of fact-checks/misinfo during 2020 election? New paper, with @aecoppock, Kim Gross, @emilythorson & @thomasjwood, coming at BJPS, has answers! No backfire; effects on beliefs don't disappear; small effects on attitudes; & more! https://t.co/VrZlboN86p https://t.co/K9UDsdW4NZ
Ethan Porter @EthanVPorter
.@latimes editorial board calls for removing councilmember deference from land use decisions https://t.co/E7Ya0apqQx
Ned Resnikoff @resnikoff
Zakkyo buildings! The buildings that make up Tokyo's iconic 'neon nightlife' that you see in the movies. Buildings where every floor has its own little micro-businesses, full of delights and secrets, instead of mainly the ground floor having public uses like one sees in US cities
Monday open question: What are the 1-5 most cyberpunk elements of our modern world?
Noah Smith 🐇🇺🇦 @Noahpinion
Last night I farted super loud and my boyfriend came in from another room and earnestly asked if I needed to go to the doctor and yes I do think that’s really romantic it’s probably the story I’d tell if I was the old lady from Titanic
We are the hard men of our generation, the soldiers who died face-down in the muck of the replies and quote-tweets, only to be forgotten by our country