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Liz Spikol
"No one sets out to be an editor. It's something that happens to you, like jaundice or falling down a well." --Harry Dolan
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Liz Spikol 19h
"’Is anything illegal about that? This is America.’" Well, it’s definitely Philadelphia.
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rodney carmichael Nov 17
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Liz Spikol Nov 17
“Living this kind of mental life will drive a person insane”
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Liz Spikol Nov 17
“Under the salacious headline, ‘Dueling Images: A Smiling Young Marine and a Killer Dressed in Black’ ... the reporters cram in adrenaline-fueled details—people ‘blown to pieces’ and a ‘bloody campaign’—to craft a similar narrative of predictability to Long’s actions.
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Liz Spikol Nov 16
I’m going through boxes of old papers and photos and I found this photo taken in 1982-ish at a portrait studio on Chestnut Street. I remember feeling the amount of time I spent on my hair…
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Liz Spikol Nov 16
“Luckily, museum curators around the world have had the good sense to hold onto massive plugs of earwax pulled from dead whales over the centuries.”
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Liz Spikol Nov 15
“However, masculine faces are judged as more attractive for short‐term relationships over less masculine faces, whereas beards are judged as more attractive than clean‐shaven faces for long‐term relationships.”
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Liz Spikol Nov 15
This is basically the headline I was hoping for today.
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Liz Spikol Nov 15
Replying to @PJVogt @GrittyNHL
What? Get out! That’s nice to hear. I’m a huge fan of the show.
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Liz Spikol Nov 15
Why it is so hard for SEPTA to function when it snows? Snow happens every winter. It is not a mysterious substance whose properties we can’t begin to fathom. And yet it routinely throws the system into chaos. I wish I still wrote the Ask Liz column. I could ask myself to find out
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Liz Spikol Nov 15
Such a good episode of YYN, with talk about , mentions of SEPTA, ‘s love of the Action News theme, sprinkles of Oberlin and hilarious explication of Jacob Wohl’s eavesdropping in a “hipster coffee shop.” This made me so happy.
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Liz Spikol Nov 14
Replying to @mrbiggsdotcom
Those are so great!
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Brian Biggs Nov 14
Replying to @lspikol
Hey Liz! Just saw this and thought I'd post the other two.
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Mediaite Nov 13
Bob Woodward Criticizes CNN Lawsuit Against White House: We’re Taking Trump’s ‘Bait’
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Charles Ornstein Nov 14
Incredible deep dive by : Oregon psychiatric review board says those found criminally insane rarely commit new crimes. The numbers say otherwise.
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Liz Spikol Nov 13
“But only 16 percent of Americans say they are willing to pay for any online news. If someone’s first digital subscription is to the Times or the Post — how many are willing to pay for a second, or a third, or a fourth news site?“
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Liz Spikol Nov 13
“Adults over 18 should get some combination of 150 minutes a week of moderate aerobic exercise (such as a brisk walk that gets your heart pumping a little or dancing) and/or 75 minutes a week of vigorous exercise (more of a steady jog).“
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NBC News Nov 13
The Ebola outbreak in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, which has already killed more than 200 people, is expected to last until mid-2019, a World Health Organization official says.
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The New York Times Nov 12
A black security guard was killed by the police as he tried to stop a suspected gunman. “He was a security guard. And they still did their job, and saw a black man with a gun, and basically killed him.”
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Chris Palmer Nov 12
Philly has almost double the nation's poverty rate, its median income level fell while the rest of the country's rose, and food insecurity levels here went up as they decreased elsewhere
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