Staff writer at The New Yorker. Author of "Why Time Flies: A Mostly Scientific Investigation." Winner of some prizes, future futurist, minor planet #9291.

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@alanburdick — 2,344 followers, 2,823 tweets

Jul 19, 2017

This exercise is painful: hypertext, macrobiotic, midlife crisis, mockumentary, nowheresville, postfeminist, talk show, Ugly American, zine.

Jul 19, 2017

Fear not, there's a formula for calculating the "beauty premium" on the political left and right.

Jul 19, 2017

@topherivins maybe "fluke" as in fish? or per dict., the part of an anchor that catches in the ground, esp. the flat triangular bit @ end of each arm?

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