Here Are Five Random People I Follow On Twitter

When people ask me what I do for a living, I am going to just start saying “I look at Twitter” because honestly that is what I spend 90% of my “writing” workdays doing. Here are some of the strangers who make this lifestyle so rewarding.

These little peeks into cookbook author and Food 52 editor Amanda Hesser’s life are always delightful, and occasionally also instructive.

Caroline Contillo is a queer Buddhist activist I’ve never met. She delivers amazing koans that are helpful and uplifting, and also goes shopping.

Billy Cheer is some kind of magical art sprite gadabout who I have never met but love having in my Internet life so much. He always brings important relevant news and is never encumbered by false modesty.

Nico Muhly is, I guess, a composer? You would never know this from his Twitter. Idiosyncratique spellinges are a particular expertise/skill.

Johanna Fateman is a musician, salon owner, and brilliant observer of such crucial details.