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January 28, 2010

A Twitter remembrance for Molly Ivins

Tomorrow (January 29), PublicAffairs, VintageAnchor (Molly Ivins’ publisher) and the Texas Observer will be celebrating the life and legacy of Molly Ivins in observance of the 3rd anniversary of her death by organizing a “Twitter remembrance.”

Tweet your favorite Mollyisms, stories and memories using the hashtag #MollyIvins.

@Public_Affairs, @VintageAnchor and @TexasObserver will be tweeting about her throughout the day tomorrow. Spread the word to other Molly fans!

Here is some of the favorite material that Tessa Shanks (senior publicist at PublicAffairs) encountered while working on MOLLY IVINS: A Rebel Life for inspiration:

A loving feature on Molly by reporter Brad Buchholz her hometown paper, the Austin American-Statesmen

Erica Alterman asks “What Would Molly Say?” in the Nation

Biographer Bill Minutaglio remembers Molly in the Daily Beast

Allison and Margaret Engel—sisters and playwrights of Red Hot Rebel, on writing a play for Molly Ivins and casting Kathleen Turner

Rachel Farris misses Molly in the Huffington Post

Ivins always said that she was particularly proud of two honors: having the Minneapolis police force's mascot pig named after her, and being banned from the Texas A&M campus.

More quotes from Molly Ivins

Paul Krugman’s obituary for Molly Ivins in the New York Times

Molly Ivins on breast cancer in TIME, “Who Needs Breasts Anyways?

Obituary from her Creators Syndicate column editor Anthony Zurcher

Archive of Molly’s columns from Creators Syndicate

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