Fun and Nudity With A Famous Person

Sure, professionally speaking I’m in a lifeboat in the middle of a vast, unforgiving ocean. The ship’s disappeared beneath the waves and I’m not sure they got a message off telling anyone we’re out here. Yes, all that’s true, but at least I got to have a fun, week-long Twitter riff exchange with the author… Continue reading Fun and Nudity With A Famous Person

My Social Media Rules

It occurs to me, after several years of blogging and posting stuff on social media, that I never laid out the rules of my game. This matters primarily to people who hope I might friend or follow them. (Some people really are that deranged. I know.) So I thought I’d spill it. 1. The Will-I-Follow-Or-Friend rules… Continue reading My Social Media Rules

Talk to Me Live on Twitter Chat 11/13 @ 6pm Pacific

Our subject will be the lives of women in Nazi Germany during the 1930s, and the way those lives are reflected in Summer of Long Knives. Women’s lives ran the gamut from informers to silent witnesses to quiet dissenters to underground crusaders, and we’ll try to look at them all. As always, the hashtag to follow… Continue reading Talk to Me Live on Twitter Chat 11/13 @ 6pm Pacific

Wherein I Settle the Question of Facebook vs. Twitter

Actually, I won’t be settling that question, which is closing in on “Which is the one true faith?” on the  Useless-Discussion-Prompt-O-Meter. But, in response to Mary Elizabeth Williams’s “Your Friend List Is Too Big”, I felt a need to delineate how I use what I use in social media. I have five main social media… Continue reading Wherein I Settle the Question of Facebook vs. Twitter

So Over It Contest #21: Paying Attention On Twitter Edition

No winners of So Over it #20. The pictured location is easier to identify from this angle: It’s Lenny’s Pizza in Brooklyn, where Tony orders two pizza slices so he can stack them up and eat while strutting. Onward. The next location can be figured out from my twitter feed. During the week I had… Continue reading So Over It Contest #21: Paying Attention On Twitter Edition