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Aug 3, 2023Liked by Sam Colt

I am a lifelong HUGE U2 fan (I literally grew up with the band, as the members are just a few years older than me), so I totally get the obsessed thing. I'm known for driving my friends and husband batshit stir crazy when they are on tour.

Having said that, I'm also a fairly newish Swifty convert. While I don't know everysignglewordtoeverysignlesong, I do like her stuff and saw her for the first time a couple of months ago. It was an amazing show, she knows how to entertain and she's a hell of a lot smarter than the media give her credit for. Fingers crossed for your girlfriend that she is able to get a ticket!

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I'd even go one further (and I have, in my own life): don't have heroes in the first place.

People suck. They turn out to be monsters.

Ideas, on the other hand, are worthy of observation and maybe even admiration.

Can a concept be a hero?

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The bad blood part just felt right. 😏

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I need you to convince your girlfriend to get her own substack so that we can ally against you

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I'm sorry. The sooner you realize that she's already gone, the sooner you can begin to heal.

Telling us more about the Herbie Hancock might give you a reprieve from this hell--even if for just a minute. We're listening when you're ready to talk.

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Damn you for making me handwrite Jack Antonoff and Seventh of July onto a strip of toilet paper while reading this minutes after eating some questionable fish left out on the kitchen counter.

Wait a minute, there are no “e”s in Antonoff I said to myself, feeling as gullible as that time I told a Taylor Swift fan that the word gullible isn’t in the dictionary.

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This is hysterically hilarious. And I say that as someone who thinks TS is a very talented songwriter. But the QAnon vibes are so spot on.

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