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Fred Beukema @beukema Minneapolis, MN

Struct Eng, Improv, husband/dad. || You may think that you crave true love, but it is not a game for cowards. Neither is Scrabble. - Onion horoscopes

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Watched this past weekend's SNL. So, I guess they're counting on their viewers not having watched Key & Peele S2?
@iraflatow @latimesscience Peanut allergy, too. To say nothing of antibiotic-resistant microbes.I have been so stoked to roll out the new Show X images ever since I saw the sketches - Kate Sherron is an amazing artist.
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.@Bitchuation - Your next editing project: Denzel Washington's filmography, except substitute Denholm Elliott.Lots of child-beater jerseys out and about today. #Vikings
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It's white privilege to be able to start fire that disrupts hundreds of flights & have news not call it terrorism http://t.co/gacYFLSa6p
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@MyLittleBloggie Just re-learned that Simmons created the excellent 30 For 30 series. For that, he can buzz, gnatlike, all he likes, AFAIC.TSL Quick Look: John Carpenter's 'The Thing' http://t.co/Y7tcUootLx #MovieReview #JohnCarpenter http://t.co/p913dCTSdN
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaThe Wright Brothers (1910) http://t.co/fx7Bh534Um
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaA tribute to women in science: Marie Curie won her 2nd Nobel Prize over 100 years ago http://t.co/cC2mSRbf5m #tbt http://t.co/kGMG3a8v0T
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaSome Of The Secrets That Made Harry Houdini The Greatest Illusionist - http://t.co/m4okP5ByC6 http://t.co/eQnj4fKAU9
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaBuffalo Bill Cody first visit to UK 1887 London at Earls Court see this very rare handbill @Fairarchives #nfa20 http://t.co/yss7vlm4I8
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaGrigori Rasputin Resurrection Nobody likes a know-it-all, and rumored psychic Rasputin was no exception. Though ... http://t.co/8TzaqHuViC
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaSir Ernest Shackleton. http://t.co/oU3zAbXJOC
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaAnnie Oakley . http://t.co/2SCyB4SrwZ
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaNikola Tesla in his lab http://t.co/CHGBHHCBKZ
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@dbrauer - Not major media, but @NaomiKritzer, as usual, has a great write-up: http://t.co/QlYpj0Glm5
You Have One Week To Watch All of Battlestar Galactica On Netflix Before It Disappears http://t.co/kCTnudrp17 http://t.co/3p56UZEIdu
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@johnmoe I gotta heckuva list of clear and specific complaints ta share with ya.@thegynomite Gotta love the "I won't tell you which side I'm on." You already did.@thegynomite Jesus.
@MyLittleBloggie Wait for it.Haha, this still makes me laugh. My colleagues are funny. RT @topscorepodcast: By our printer at work. #mprlife http://t.co/wF6CeXass2
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@MyLittleBloggie Swearing is something that ESPN has given Simmons license to do for years. Simply a fig leaf for his biting the hand.This is why The X-Files is the best. http://t.co/3pXkPircPP
Retweeted by Fred Beukemaopen carry of an assault rifle is legal in Ohio. carrying a pellet gun in the store where they sell pellet guns gets u killed #JohnCrawford
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaNo officers will be charged in the death of #JohnCrawford, jury finds the shooting justified: http://t.co/mgwKF1J2Gq http://t.co/jzI3l8djtF
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaWhat would happen if my blonde haired blue eyed son had a toy gun in WalMart? Oh wait. I know. People would grin at him. #JohnCrawford
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaJohn Crawford's last words were "It's not real!" And then he was shot in the back.
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaBREAKING :: Special Grand Jury in Ohio just decided NOT to indict officers who murdered John Crawford in Ohio. http://t.co/OFK7mSFrRo
Retweeted by Fred Beukemai posted on @Upworthy about John Crawford last wk & had all these fools on my FB page defending his murder & now we have vid & they’re ghost
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@MyLittleBloggie I shop all three, got the fraud protection call over the weekend. $1000 in retail/restaurant food out in IL.Gorgeous read for any parent - http://t.co/yckid8xmBK
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@jillybee72 all three are Will Farrell.
@TopScorePodcast Across the street in the UBS Plaza.can you imagine if true detective had been vince vaughn & rachel mcadams? it's the wedding crashers sequel i want to see.
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@johnmoe @wits @ColinHanks Ew.Green Line carries 44k people per day in a 24' (plus platforms) right of way. I-94 carries ~200k cars/day in a 250' ROW.
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cc @AlumniGrinnell MT @larsleafblad: Best use of collegiate marketing $? Send every alum hat, mug & shirt w logo. Walking billboards.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@fivemanjob What's weird is that it happens all the time when I'm connected to wifi. No clue.
This has been popping up for 2 days; WHAT item, @apple? http://t.co/2ZMLECUnIf@jezconolly ah! You wrote it. Cool.@jezconolly thanks for the heads up. I have the BFI book they refer to. Would be interested to see this one too.
Fuck me, but more to the point, fuck iOS8: now I get to Restore iPhone.@tanehisicoates Find it bizarre that he doesn't use the word "brain" except in quoting you. Pretty key part of the question, even for Xtian.
@MyLittleBloggie Reggie Bush is talking about hitting his daughter, who is one. ONE!Reggie Bush ... hits a baby? Is that what he's saying here? http://t.co/D0k1OhnNnf
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@dbrauer Got general/political angle from reports, but w/ your specifics and acronyms, was drifting. Remembered your shopping tweets.@dbrauer Would love to see an explainer by you on Pref1/MNsure; clear you understand better than most, but I'm not following your tweets.So glad a professional football organization is here to judge whether something is child abuse or not. #offseasonrevenuestream@kumailn real answer: banana peels have an intense laxative effect.
More than once I've found audio from an episode of Parks & Rec @ 97.9 fm near the Uptown Walgreens. Weird.@JoshDCarson the one at Shops at Lyndale looked open on Saturday.@johnmoe Yes! Board game nerds *love* auction mechanics.@johnmoe As much as I dislike Monopoly, should note it's only as long as it is because everyone plays it wrong. #freeparkingcashgrab@tvoti - Please explain the tenets of Homeland Trutherism.@dbrauer @StribRoper "new shell"? That's unfinished.Watched "Blow Out." Boy did that movie throw away a serious bid for greatness in the last 20 minutes.
@TPM Dollars to donuts no more Americans now that we're in for the fight, now they'll work through a European rotation.Watching Carpenter's The Thing in prep for @tchorrorfest show w/ @ClackyJ @octoberdandy @beukema @MrJakeScott & rest of the cast. #boo
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Discounts for #TCHF tickets and multishow passes end Mon. night. Get yours before its too late! http://t.co/uaL86ez3m8
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@cwethern @OnanRulz I don't think BTE is going to showing up on any greatest album lists 15-20 years out, though.@stoatno1 Sad. Sorry to hear.@stoatno1 ?!And playing a 1980 KDIC interview with The Replacements.Hey, they're talking about Grinnell Relays on Morning Edition.
Jack ass trucker playing anti-zipper merge vigilante on Shepard Road this evening. What a tool.@LineLearner When I used to understudy @josheakright and others, I'd record the show and dump the audio to my iPod. Your app's a great idea.@josheakright @LineLearner - Neat! I wonder if it lets you record a whole rehearsal and then chop it up.@ncroal #cahiersducinemagate
@MyLittleBloggie ah: one of my wife's students. Sorry you were pulled into it.@MyLittleBloggie are legit. I count 12 tweets of yours I've favorited in ~3 years on twitter.@MyLittleBloggie FWIW, those faves don't show up in my list of faves. May want to check whether emails (did this come as emails?) 1/@MyLittleBloggie Ok. Password changed. Please let me know if it continues or not. Thanks for heads up.@MyLittleBloggie ok. Clearly I need to change my password. Sorry for the inconvenience. Will fix. Please don't block me.@MyLittleBloggie huh. Being hacked, maybe? Very curious. What are they about? We're they favorited today?Wonderful news for our insect friends. http://t.co/0BNGBmqJjP
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaMany hawks favor perpetual war in practice, but few openly demand it like this: http://t.co/TfH9GiyIaW
Retweeted by Fred BeukemaThis is the same reason I don't trust focus groups : 2001 reactions to iPod announcement. Some things never change. http://t.co/SVueBmBR3A
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@soniasaraiya (I'm not intentionally pitching the show to you, you just keep talking about stuff they just talked about & it's great) (2/2)@soniasaraiya - @paulscheern apparently wrote a college thesis on it (see recent @XFilesFiles episode for his explanation) (1/2)
Man, wait until the #gamergate dudes find out Mary Lucia is Paul Westerberg's sister. #twopeoplewillgetthisBuried in today's Apple news is the discontinuation of the iPod Classic, which has this music packrat VERY VERY NERVOUS.@KenJennings @woot MN is very livable and so non-seismic that the earthquake load chapter is stricken from our building code by law.Poop plant. Livin’ in a movie.@tomlommel Really well done, Lommel.ICYMI: Bob Odenkirk ("Breaking Bad," "Mr Show") is coming to the BNW on 11/5! http://t.co/CSTcYNVtHQ
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Watch Ms. B get a face full of whip cream to #WhipLungCancer https://t.co/2URiG44zaq
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@SamsonIsSexy Holla.
@tanehisicoates @chrislhayes Arrests that are not followed by prosecutions should be accounted for in an officer’s performance review.
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@RobinKimball probably depends on combination of hardware brands. Generally, phone store should be able to xfer.@RobinKimball link to Facebook before and after. Easy peasy.Finished playing the Walking Dead Season Two. I endorse all of this: http://t.co/5uaGwjt6s4
@mattzollerseitz @soniasaraiya Hey @AdamLevyGanesha, this might be up your alley.
Performing in Creature Feature tonight @hugetheater! Like scary movies and improv? this show is for you! Info at http://t.co/CWnHTm6jEA
Retweeted by Fred Beukema@soniasaraiya This week it’s the episodes 3 and One Breath, hence my question.@soniasaraiya TV’s Kumail Nanjiani is watching through the xfiles two eps at a time, podcasting about them.@soniasaraiya Are you playing along with @kumailn and @XFilesFiles ?
@RobinKimball @LarsenOnFilm @filmspotting Papillon.@ncroal Where's Jack Thompson when you need him?
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