Friday Links!

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Recommended Reading:

Rob Long on Twitter: How to Compose Image Descriptions in Tweets

Nora Krug at the Washington Post: Two Dying Memoirists Wrote Bestsellers About Their Final Days; Then Their Spouses Fell in Love

[Content Note: Worker exploitation and abuse; injury and death] Kiera Feldman at ProPublica: Trashed: Inside the Deadly World of Private Garbage Collection

[CN: Misogynoir; maternal mortality] Amie Newman at Our Bodies Ourselves: Will This Black Mother's Death Spark the Change We Need?

[CN: Anti-choicery] Evonnia Woods at Reproaction: 40 Days for Life: Protesting the Protesters

Sarah Sloat at Inverse: Trump's Offshore Drilling Plan Is Poised to Devastate the Environment

[CN: Rape culture; medical rape; X-Files spoilers] Amy Imhoff at the Mary Sue: The Rape Culture Is out There in The X-Files Season 11 Premiere, and Fans Are Angry

[CN: Transphobia; erasure] Sameer Rao at Colorlines: The Danger of Dave Chappelle's Transphobic 'Jokes'

Kate Conger at Gizmodo: Amazon Reports Spike in US Law Enforcement Requests for User Data

Mustang Bobby at Bark Bark Woof Woof: Iguana Get Warm

Angry Asian Man: This Cover of "California Dreamin'" Is Cool as Hell

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