People drop things on the Internet and run all the time. So we have to ask. In this edition, IAVA digital engagement director and Tech LadyMafia co-founder Aminatou Sow tells us more about some jerks who sought out something in her archived tweets and then used it to annoy and bother her on Twitter.
No! Conservative twitter found a Wendy Davis picture I shared in June and is ruining my life rn. This is a snaxx and beyonce feed. Go away.
— Aminatou Sow (@aminatou) February 12, 2014
Amina! So what happened here? So June 26, 2013: momentous day in lady history! [...]
2. If you have to ride the subway, everyone else comes before you. It's known as yielding.
3. Is it rush hour? Don't bring your bike on the subway.
4. "But I just have to ride the train during rush hour!" Then only outbound in the morning, and inbound in the evening. Otherwise, you're an incorrigible imp. And you'll probably get a ticket.
5. At the turnstile, signal the MTA attendant in the booth by waving your arms wildly and gesturing to the gate (is there no booth at the entrance? Go the hell back upstairs and enter at a booth station entrance), swipe your Metrocard, spin the [...]
"I saw a woman weeping on the subway and I did nothing. Was that the appropriate response?" The answers may surprise etc.
Dear Answer Lady,
Tell me you deal with shit like this:
"A new comment on the post #1 "Clip from [my recent standup performance that I posted on my website, which is intended primarily to get me more comedy gigs]" is waiting for your approval. Author: Auntie [redacted] (IP: [redacted]) Comment: Well sweetie, Umm I know things are different in the big city but let me tell you….people are the same everywhere. They are going to read into what you are saying [about bikini waxing] and think you are talking about things you were raised better than to talk about. Which, we know, isn't the case. I'm just [...]