@heynell’s husband. Dad. City editor/Memory Alpha, @nymag. NBCC award–winner for FLASH: THE MAKING OF WEEGEE THE FAMOUS (@henryholt). That Polaroid-camera guy.
Here's one for Grammar Twitter (esp. @BCDreyer ): How does one make possessive a plural noun in which the -s doesn't attach to the final word? "I visited several editors-in-chief's offices." "…editor-in-chiefs' offices." "…editors'-in-chief offices." What a gnarly mess.
I wrote about watching people restore things on YouTube, which in turn restores my sanity:
In 1944, @nytfood (rather charmingly) explained to readers what a takeout pizza was.
New Yorkers! The city gets a new digital subway map today—showing live service updates, and even moving trains—and Curbed has the exclusive preview.
In 2002, we booked a model to pose on the cover of @NYMag . We didn't know we'd hired the future First Lady of the United States. But we had.
Standing rule of Netflix: Whatever old (or old-ish) movie you are in a mood to watch, they don't have it.
The photojournalist Sam Corum noted on Instagram that the glass doors at the House of Representatives showed bullet holes as well as blunt-force damage. The Smithsonian should acquire this window. Twenty, 50, 100 years from now, it will tell the story with immediacy.