Katey S. Pumpkins 🎃 · @psencikk ☜ 5,286
Audience & digital content @Gatehouse_Media. Journalism lecturer @UTAustin. Alum @UTJschool. Board member @AustinTexasExes. Instructor @thebarrecode. Hook 'Em.
RT @JohnBridges: The behind-the-scenes story from @austin360 of how the Austin High band came to play with Mumford and Sons at #ACLFest. ht…
Last month, @jayjanner's photo of Coy Featherston ran on the front page of the @statesman with a story about homelessness. His old friends from Corpus Christi recognized him, gave him a place to stay and started a GoFundMe to get him back on his feet. statesman.com/news/20191014/…
Oso had like two bites of a burger and this is the best day of his life
RT @Carla_Zano: The moon said “Hook ‘em” 👀 dallasnews.com/news/weather/2…
#HookEm from me, @AustinTexasExes and 🐻 https://t.co/5il4lFz76Y
excuse me but does anybody know what time it is
When the @orangetheory Everest workout falls on a Friday https://t.co/C1TxV2gj8P
It's 52 degrees and gloomy in Austin so if you're not listening to the @mountain_goats all day long I really don't know what to tell you
 
i'm so happy that sad girl fall has FULLY ARRIVED
RT @alex__briseno: today is a good day. go grab the @thedailytexan x @OUDaily red river collab now! the amount of work both student newsr…
RT @gabrielle_munoz: 🚨🚨@aclfestival is making it easier for fans to watch @lizzo this weekend !!! austin360.com/entertainmentl… https://t.co/dCjn…
I am having a weird week so gonna just listen to this on repeat twitter.com/mosebuchele/st…
RT @OliviaMesser: “While the president has publicly faced allegations from two dozen women, this book reveals another 43 allegations of all…
Today’s my dad’s bday so I FaceTimed him and this is what I got https://t.co/8abAaohiBT
I had the pleasure of working at the engineering school while I was a student at UT, and I can confirm this man is truly brilliant and astonishing. twitter.com/statesman/stat…
In order to avoid certain death I had wine for dinner and didn’t shower so it really is just like when I was single
The fun thing about my boyfriend traveling a lot for work is that I get to do all the things I used to do when I lived alone. Like wonder how long it would take for somebody to find my body if I slip and fall in the shower or choke on a tortilla chip
tried to do a tweet about the crickets but then my dog ate one and i’m too tired and disgusted to think of a better tweet
"Oh these? No they're temporary I put them on every morning"
I’m getting my flu shot today which means it’s time for my favorite annual joke: I tell the nurse I’m afraid of needles and she points out every single one of my tattoos like I’ve never noticed they’re there
RT @broderick: The journalists around the world that I know personally who pivoted to video and subsequently lost their jobs once the traff…
Good stuff from @joegross here, if you’re wondering why @lizzo wasn’t on a bigger stage at #ACLFest twitter.com/austin360/stat…
Stayed off my phone for the majority of #ACLFest but feeling grateful for a (very hot) weekend with my people ⛅️ https://t.co/0HV1wYeaWp
I’ve heard the best ##ACLFest pregame is at @eatdrinkdocs Sunset Valley for the @AustinTexasExes #UTvsWVU watch party - come thru 🤘🏻 https://t.co/bCv5KtJ4od
RT @USATODAY: The drought, which is affecting 45 million people in 14 states, is cracking farm soil, drying up ponds and raising the risk o…
When you’re a fitness instructor on the side and dad needs to stretch: https://t.co/hycPJqSBhf
This week is the 3-year anniversary of the time a house got stuck in the middle of an Austin street for DAYS and this FB Live from @PhilJankowski remains one of my favorite pieces of content he's ever made facebook.com/statesman/vide…
 
come for the weird #stuckhouse content, stay for @PhilJankowski's giggle when he notices the halloween decorations
I started at the @statesman 3 years ago today during the most difficult season of my life (I don't recommend getting laid off & dumped in the same year) & I'm so grateful for the career opportunities I've gotten since, but even more grateful for the family I've found here. 🥰
me when @jbhthesequel told us he brought pulled pork and hawaiian rolls today twitter.com/davejorgenson/…
 
an entire charcuterie board just appeared in the newsroom. we are living LARGE TODAY
RT @marimolina385: It cannot be understated how hot September in Austin was this year. 👇 "As many as 19 days in September recorded triple-d…
an absolutely insane investigation into illicit THC vape pens, including one incident where a cartridge was tainted with not only Vitamin E oil, which is *terrible* for your lungs, but also formaldehyde and pesticides (!!!!!) leafly.com/news/politics/…
i've spent all morning looking at this and i'll never get any work done again twitter.com/puddingviz/sta…
my fatal flaw is thinking the barista is flirting with me every time there’s a heart in my latte
The people sitting next to me at the bar right now are talking about how they were “too young” to appreciate “The Hangover” when it came out, which was in 2009, and I’m feeling about four thousand years old
Soccer mom life, except my kid is furry and four-legged and my boyfriend’s the one playing soccer. I did pack snacks for my son though https://t.co/kRrNUV6QlL
RT @gregfenves: Celebrating #UTRing Week with the @texasexes. Did you know the UT Ring was first designed by students in 1996? Read the his…
Teaching an online class can be weird so I love interacting with my @UTJSchool students IRL! Also yes, take my class! twitter.com/itsannawong/st…
Abigail was an amazing intern & contractor, so I hired her. That's how vital your internships can be and why you should come work with us ✨ twitter.com/ae_rosenthal/s…
After all this talk about clips, did you know that you'll get plenty during an internship at the @statesman? We're currently accepting applications for spring & summer interns. Deadline is Oct. 31, DM me if you have any questions! statesman.com/NEWS/20180223/…
 
also 🚨 we pay our interns 🚨 & a whole bunch of people who have had @statesman internships now work here full time: @marimolina385, @nicolecobler, @madlinbmek, @aasdanny, @ae_rosenthal, @chloemgonzales, @kbrad5, @WagsPhoto & others I'm sure I've forgotten
RT @gabrielle_munoz: Austin police are looking for a man who tried to sexually assault a woman jogging on the hike and bike trail this morn…
it is so heartwarming to me that he proposed to her without even knowing if the carrot had *actually* grown inside the ring theledger.com/zz/entertainme…
so many things to break down about this caroline calloway article but i will say that referring to traveling as "being internationally depressed" is a BIG mood buzzfeednews.com/article/stepha…
is there any other news happening today? seems like this is the big thing on twitter dot com this morning, nice and chill around here
*breathlessly slides into the office* DR GRANT DR MALCOLM DR SATTLER THEY'RE COMIN BACK austin360.com/zz/entertainme…
Boyfriend made mango rice bowls tonight *and* cleaned the kitchen afterward. Think I snagged a winner, y’all https://t.co/FlesgKGI7I
some personal news: after more than a decade of patronizing @thundercloudsub, i finally tried a different sandwich today. the austin club has provided me with nourishment and joy lo these many years, but today the turkey combo hit the spot. thank you for your support at this time
RT @marymhuber: Data show that Austin residents are spending significantly more of their income on rent. @statesman is hoping to talk to so…
I played the entirety of this game yesterday and I could not be more glad that it exists or more sad that it's over twitter.com/HotHotHotBoy69…
What platform do y'all use for listening to podcasts? I used the Apple Podcasts app, switched to Stitcher, switched to Overcast and now I'm thinking of making the switch to Spotify but I can't decide. Pros/cons? What should I use? Helppp
Other interesting nuggets from this: -Women are 13 percent more likely than men to have read a book in the past 12 months. -None of Reese's 28 book picks so far have sold fewer than 10,000 print copies -Reese *only* picks women-centric stories
"When [Reese] Witherspoon tells the book club-loving women of the world that she thinks they'll love a book, the chances are, they just might." vox.com/the-highlight/…
I was completely relaxed and casual this entire time. #hookem twitter.com/hookemfans/sta…
Texts from dad, Mike Gundy edition. https://t.co/DqC7bhOzUA
Give an Oscar to every single woman in “Hustlers”
RT @asherprice: Confidential documents I pored over in the University of Texas archives reveal how officials once plotted to stymie federal…
I’m only on episode one of Unbelievable on Netflix and I already want to scream.
I had *two* my senior year (yes I was a drum major and yes they made us wear white bibbers that year. And yes they were CONSTANTLY GRASS-STAINED) twitter.com/melaniebprice/… https://t.co/B5e2KuF8m3
guys i met a 9-week-old yellow lab puppy named Kate this morning and i just feel spiritually connected to her????
RT @erinleecarr: DO NOT SAY "PICK YOUR BRAIN" IN AN EMAIL. END OF RANT.
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Applied. When do I start?
 
immediately, reporting live from a standstill on mopac
some days you do serious journalism and other days you google AP style guidelines for "IHOP"
RT @ajohnston12: Cokie Roberts was an absolute giant. Women in journalism are in her debt. She helped pave the way for us. https://t.co/5ed…
I had to leave work before this but I DID get to holler “email me about TikTok!” at them as I disappeared from the room so I think I left an impression twitter.com/gdinges/status…
There are 95 million fake accounts on Instagram, which means brands are paying influencers to reach people who don't actually exist. In 2019, brands are estimated to lose *$1.3 million* to reach people who are not even actual people! wired.com/story/instagra…
Favorite birthday tradition: dinner & drinks @BarleySwine 🥰 https://t.co/b0JMsytvzH
this woman. this friendship. love you, @krisb_kvue! twitter.com/krisb_kvue/sta…
I’ll always love my first husband @ChrisShadrock 💍 twitter.com/chrisshadrock/…
would not recommend spending an evening binging the @latimes Golden State Killer podcast when you have to go open up an empty workout studio alone before dawn the next day. jumped out of my skin just now at a guy walking his dog 👀
idk what happened to hot girl summer but i’m signing on for BANGS GIRL FALL (i got bangs today and now i can feel the power of stevie nicks coursing through my veins) https://t.co/r1LSMdIVXK
thanks to today's newsletter i learned @lauradavis also loves the mountain goats which is further proof that we're probably soulmates
RT @marimolina385: Every man who works in an office setting should read this tweet and all of the replies twitter.com/Nicole_Cliffe/…
i write a weekly internal newsletter that goes out to a bunch of people in the company and this week all i did was talk about friday the 13th, tattoos and listening to the mountain goats so really it's just becoming my personal journal that i send to 200 people
“I hope you made it home. I hope I do too.” ooooooooooooooooooooooof twitter.com/BradfordPearso…
lunch courtesy of korean food fairy @odam, whose leftovers are always 💯
the first law of working in a newsroom is that if you forget lunch, food will magically appear
RT @elainaplott: A reminder that T. Boone Pickens was responsible for the only good exchange that has ever happened on Twitter: https://t.c…
John Prine supports local journalism so you too should support local journalism 📰 twitter.com/johnprinemusic…
Mainly I just want to know where @Maggie_Vespa gets all these great pants kgw.com/article/life/n… via @KGWNews
Monopoly is releasing a new version of the game where women make more than men (and instead of real estate, it highlights inventions and innovations by women creators) austin360.com/zz/entertainme…
Mattel is releasing a limited edition Día de los Muertos available at Walmart and Amazon starting Thursday austin360.com/zz/entertainme…
My dad’s been retired for six days and he already got a part time job in the tool department at Lowe’s. On the phone just now he was like “I’m Tim the Tool Man!” and I nearly crashed my car laughing
 
 
 
 
 
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