Bo Bolander (@BBolander) — Nebula & Locus Award-winning author of stuff and nonsense. She/her/they/THAT BART RIGHT THERE. Rep'd by @dongwon. My mandate also includes weird bugs.
@gemini_scorpio Thank you! I wish. I think that's where we ended up last time, at VERG, but this one's in Tribeca s…
19-01-2021 06:11
RT @MikeDrucker: I hate to be the one to say it, but this sucks. He should have saved it to put on a model train set so the wet bandits thi…
19-01-2021 05:32
RT @LeavittAlone: I think I just got activated to kill the prime minister of Malaysia
19-01-2021 04:37
starting to lose track of how many people have gotten tattoos based on words i've made but considering i haven't wr…
19-01-2021 04:26
RT @bensernagrey: New tattoo day. This one is the cover of @BBolander's wonderful The Only Harmless Great Thing, which I thought melded wel…
19-01-2021 04:21
@bensernagrey Wow, amazing!
19-01-2021 04:21
@MaryRobinette @Lilysea Yeah, we have a tub of it by the sink and slather it on but it feels like attacking the sca…
19-01-2021 04:17
@gemini_scorpio the dishes, oh god, the endless fucking dishes
19-01-2021 04:16
about 99% certain this dog has a tooth abcess or something and the vets at the last place just didn't bother lookin…
19-01-2021 00:24
no more going to the place that sucks but is within walking distance where they try to upsell you shit you don't need! huge goddamn relief
19-01-2021 00:19
been taking our pets to the closest local vet pretty much since we moved here and have been massively unimpressed w…
19-01-2021 00:17
RT @PostCultRev: Folks...........we have a winner
18-01-2021 23:55
@Taliabear @argyllbooks @UrsulaV yeah, at least my old ptsd won't be lonely now i guess
18-01-2021 23:33
@malloryomeara Yeah, if I get a package in the mail or have to open takeout containers or go downstairs to where th…
18-01-2021 23:29
RT @Ruby_Stevens: National Garden of American Heroes... goddamn Southland Tales ass future, I hate it.
18-01-2021 23:27
@malloryomeara I put it on and then immediately have to wash it all off again if I touch something suspect, it rules
18-01-2021 23:22
and ye shall know the survivors of the plague years by their hands
18-01-2021 23:17
despite moisturizing as regularly as possible all the washing this year has left my hands looking about fifteen years older
18-01-2021 23:16
@UrsulaV @_rachelhartman Yep, this was my yearly pee in a cup/give bloodathon
18-01-2021 22:53
@_rachelhartman @UrsulaV Nope, it's a Schedule II substance and the GP's hands are tied, no tele-appointment, gotta be physical
18-01-2021 22:52
@UrsulaV @argyllbooks Yeeeep
18-01-2021 22:49
@argyllbooks @UrsulaV So I basically had to risk my life by taking two ride shares and going into a doctor's office…
18-01-2021 22:49
@argyllbooks @UrsulaV Yep, that was also the case here, they HAVE to have the physical/bloodwork once a year and th…
18-01-2021 22:48
RT @dailysimpsons: #TheSimpsons Toyota Corolla commercial, 1992.
18-01-2021 22:47
@Lilysea @UrsulaV jfc, ugh
18-01-2021 22:47
@crystalvisits I should be used to it after being back in the States for well over a decade now, but it's always like "god damn, wow"
18-01-2021 22:46
@UrsulaV I spent the last week hyperfocusing on how much I didn't want to physically go to my GP to get my script r…
18-01-2021 22:44
RT @LeavittAlone: The Trump appointed ambassador to Iceland didn’t know he had to do live there, attend meetings, and understand Icelandic.…
18-01-2021 22:42
@UrsulaV but holy christ am i glad to have them again, fuck
18-01-2021 22:41
@UrsulaV even more fucked is the fact that they cost this much if i go to a small local-owned pharmacy but are abou…
18-01-2021 22:40
and this isn't even half as bad as what my diabetic friends have to deal with cool and normal way to do things!
18-01-2021 22:36
RT @yesmaaike: Here’s a resource that was shared on my local fb page that tracks current outbreaks at LA businesses. For example, sharing t…
18-01-2021 22:34
that's for a 30-day supply, mind
18-01-2021 22:31
finally got my script refilled so i can continue to do things like 'write for a living' and 'contact friends regula…
18-01-2021 22:31
RT @ThomasShahan: Phidippus mystaceus jumping spider momentarily distracted by a passing velvet mite. #salticidae #trombidiidae #arachnida…
18-01-2021 22:27
RT @KyleTrainEmoji: ah yes, green oil
18-01-2021 22:08
RT @lauren_ash: In case you’re wondering why the air quality is bad in LA. Not cars! Just the crushing amount of cremations happening! But…
18-01-2021 22:04
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RT @mythbri: Sorry, but this is the best how it started / how it’s going ever. I love this so much.
18-01-2021 21:41
RT @babelfishwars: After one perched on the boy while he was feeding magpies (not expecting this at all), we got another on him and one on…
18-01-2021 21:40
RT @DanPriceSeattle: McDonald's CEO, who earned 1,939x more than the median employee before he was fired, saw his pay go up 17% in the last…
18-01-2021 21:37
RT @roboticgeo: swamp stuff
18-01-2021 21:33
RT @silverpebble: There are SO many hummmingbirds on this live cam in California just now. Recommend it if your dopamine’s running low #kee…
18-01-2021 21:31
RT @longvictorian2: Segelschiff im Nebel (Sailing ship in the fog) by Caspar David Friedrich (German, 1774-1840). #MarineArt…
18-01-2021 21:31
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RT @JayLeRey: This is messed up bro I’m checking all my masks ASAP
18-01-2021 21:29
RT @boughsofhawley: I wrote about this for @thebafflermag in 2019:
18-01-2021 21:28
RT @jourdayen:
18-01-2021 21:25
@LeeAHarris @zona42edizioni Right?!
18-01-2021 21:22
I have been ridiculously lucky with covers
18-01-2021 20:54
Check out the killer cover for @zona42edizioni's Italian edition of The Only Harmless Great Thing, hot damn
18-01-2021 20:47
UPDATE, 10:36 EST: he's still at it
18-01-2021 18:37
RT @Nicole_Lee_Sch: If anything be angry that people work 40 hour weeks and can't support themselves. Be angry that they can't afford healt…
18-01-2021 18:15
that's a very old photo and i can't get over how young he was once
18-01-2021 17:57
"this one was made up by a boss"
18-01-2021 17:56
my dog when i tell him he's already been fed this morning
18-01-2021 17:54
RT @jonbernhardt: great bonus content for this tweet in the replies, where european posters need the joke explained to them because Plan B…
18-01-2021 04:58
through a floor and several closed doors, sounds absolutely credible
18-01-2021 04:17
i'm glad the new covid strain is out so i can worry about viral loads somehow drifting up from the downstairs neigh…
18-01-2021 04:15
RT @viv_tanner: Children of the Ninth - Harrow & Gideon 💀 #GideonTheNinth #HarrowTheNinth
18-01-2021 02:31
RT @HistoryMuppet: The final minute of The Muppet Show Pitch Reel is the perfect example of just how genius Jim Henson and his team were. h…
18-01-2021 02:30
@MARIADAHVANA i have all the things for this EXCEPT the can of white beans and now i am intensely frustrated
18-01-2021 02:28
RT @manxmannin: Goldcrest & Rowan Berries #isleofman
18-01-2021 02:25
this is thirteen years old now and honestly the bit about the internet absolutely destroying society has more or le…
18-01-2021 02:18
please, christ, let them find their way back soon
18-01-2021 02:10
a time traveler from 2008 has been driving around the neighborhood absolutely blaring never gonna give you up all d…
18-01-2021 02:08
RT @lettier: #lowpoly #b3d #screenshotsaturday 🪶
18-01-2021 02:05
oh come ON, i only stood up & turned my back for ten fucking seconds
17-01-2021 19:51
RT @CryptoNature: At a wildlife rehab facility I met two crows that said, "caw" in a human accent. They said it like a human reading the wo…
17-01-2021 17:48
RT @spiritnght: an eight-year-old boy was left honking with every breath after swallowing a party hooter
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RT @Bodegacats_:
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@griffski relatedly: this lives in my head
17-01-2021 17:03
pet illness is perverse that way but it's the one time when i enjoy looking like i'm nuts while talking to professionals
17-01-2021 16:57
@griffski YEE HAWWW
17-01-2021 16:55
and by the time his vet appointment on tuesday actually happens he will be perfectly fine and it'll be like nothing…
17-01-2021 16:52
this old dog is absolutely going to get it into his head that being hand-fed and watered is the way to live after this week
17-01-2021 16:51
@griffski if this doesn't do numbers i'm burning the site down
17-01-2021 16:50
RT @griffski: men are from mars women are from venus me? baby im from garfield 😎
17-01-2021 16:49
@sinboy that takes me back
17-01-2021 16:38
RT @AWilliamswriter: A nephew just filmed otters on the Kelvin in West End of Glasgow #glasgowlifegoeson
17-01-2021 16:22
RT @CassRMorris: Hey, I wanna see something: RT this if you're a published author or other publishing professional who has, at some point…
17-01-2021 16:18
RT @BrianStack153: Just laughed out loud reading that Fran Lebowitz was expelled from one high school for “nonspecific surliness” and from…
17-01-2021 16:17
(watching wandavision, leaning over to whisper sagely to my partner): that's master and commander's friend
17-01-2021 16:15
@RyanVanLoan lol WHOOPS
17-01-2021 16:13
@IndrapramitDas really wish i'd caught it on a big screen, that must've been amazing
17-01-2021 16:12
if 2021 is the year everybody else gets into our weird maritime obsessions it will be good for that, at least
17-01-2021 16:12
no idea why master and commander is trending at 8 am on a sunday morning but i love that movie
17-01-2021 16:11
@hottestsingles @insectoidreview @LeighHarlen @Merc_Wolfmoor @magencubed @Wiswell @tkjoinsthefray @crashwong…
17-01-2021 16:08
RT @JabariBrisport: So who wants to talk about a maximum wage?
17-01-2021 08:10
RT @EllieRushing: Are you still waiting for packages from December? Be patient, it could be a while. Thousands of items from Nov. & Dec. a…
16-01-2021 21:06
RT @nilikoko: ☽
16-01-2021 03:10
RT @ZephyrTeachout: If you care about aggressive, effective antitrust enforcement, a new era of trust busting, Hesse is a terrible idea. ht…
16-01-2021 03:09
RT @jeremiahtolbert: Makers of crap movies and TV, now is your time to shine. I mean, what the hell else are we gonna do? Go to the ball?…
16-01-2021 03:07
RT @ngelbot: details of "the ninth wave" by ivan aivazovsky (1850)
16-01-2021 03:04
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RT @Breliloquy: If $15/hr min wage bothers you because it's more/ the same or "too close to" what you're making, direct that anger to your…
16-01-2021 03:03
RT @NeolithicSheep: Horse girls, farmers, and veterinarians, I'm telling you.
16-01-2021 03:02
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RT @MohanadElshieky: It’s probably because schools have been closed for a while
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RT @AchewoodNC:
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@veryheathmiller I had to wait until '04 for that honor
16-01-2021 01:21
RT @jeradwalker: I’m reminded of a fascinating 2009 Rolling Stone profile of Kris Kristofferson written by Ethan Hawke. Toby Keith’s name w…
16-01-2021 00:26
RT @am_anatiala: daily dose of birb
16-01-2021 00:17
RT @silverpebble: If you feel truly dreadful (I do tbh), click on the clip of the blackbird in the 1st tweet in this thread, put your phone…
16-01-2021 00:15
RT @UpcomingOreos: taste the suffering of an ancient beast .
16-01-2021 00:12
RT @silverpebble: A list of hopeful things if you’re feeling 👎🏻👎🏻: Every day sunset is a minute later & we gain around 15 minutes’ extra d…
16-01-2021 00:10
RT @gildedspine: What a beautiful day.
16-01-2021 00:09
RT @AFROSOCDSA: Right. DSA should be appreciated more for making leftists out of liberals and fighting for and bringing attention to ideas…
16-01-2021 00:06
RT @MARIADAHVANA: Read this thread even if you're not in NYC. Apparently, there are a lot of programs like this around the country and peop…
16-01-2021 00:04
RT @BBolander: (me, turning on the tv) c'mon television, give me something to wash this absolute shitshow of a week from my memory televis…
16-01-2021 00:02
RT @tinajkl: For some reason I am craving chocolate croissants.
16-01-2021 00:01
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RT @NotNikyatu: We all deserve oscars for our stunning performances as high functioning humans in a crumbling society.
16-01-2021 00:01
RT @adsk4: Drawn with a few ball-point pens, mechanical pencil and white acrylic paint.
16-01-2021 00:00
RT @H_X_S: @alixmortimer @Hello_Tailor I'm sure you've seen the epic Tumblr thread of "traditional music genres", right? A few examples: h…
15-01-2021 23:56
RT @alinaselyukh: BREAKING: Some 6,000 workers at Amazon's warehouse in Bessemer, Ala., will begin voting on Feb. 8 on a groundbreaking pos…
15-01-2021 23:53
@AndreaNLam yessssssss
15-01-2021 23:47
RT @NCanagarajah: I’m so proud that @uniofleicester's School of Archaeology and Ancient History has been awarded £1.8m of @UKRI_News @ahrcp…
15-01-2021 23:46
good stuff! but what a random show to be your first
15-01-2021 23:25
the first concert i ever attended was, randomly, a chieftains gig in like 1992, i think i was ten or eleven at the time
15-01-2021 23:23
Since everybody's getting info chanteys and folk suddenly it might be a good time to once again push @garefowlmusic…
15-01-2021 23:19
RT @kenlowery: "When I dip you dip we dip" describes
15-01-2021 23:16
RT @ConanOBrien: I didn't want to use the word "Orwellian" in a tweet until I was confident that I could use it properly, so here goes: Orw…
15-01-2021 23:14
@UrsulaV They used to play that on our local NPR station and it ruled
15-01-2021 23:12
RT @UrsulaV: Examples include: - Are You Ever Coming Back Home, We Miss You And Now We Are Dead - I Have A Sexy Horse - Moonshine Is Pretty…
15-01-2021 23:05
RT @UrsulaV: As this tumblr thread is going around again, I would like to point out that many Scottish immigrants settled in the North Caro…
15-01-2021 23:04
RT @DrTomFrieden: This could fuel a surge of cases and deaths. We're months away from widespread vaccine availability, so it's essential th…
15-01-2021 23:01
RT @Gremkoska: Stormed plucked, sea skinned and sand weary... the bare knuckles and ribs of a fallen tree wedged tightly among the slated o…
15-01-2021 23:00
RT @mattgallowaycbc: "Finally, after he had eaten literally all the bread in her house, the last holdout got up and calmly walked back thro…
15-01-2021 22:50
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RT @slobear: Pretty sick I have the same writing process as Miyazaki
15-01-2021 22:35
@jeffreyford8 our old boy ain't doing too swell either, solidarity and all the good thoughts for peps
15-01-2021 21:40
RT @theferocity: but why tho
15-01-2021 21:37
RT @i_zzzzzz: People need to stop arguing about what a liminal space is. It's very simple. A liminal space is some chairs in a hallway
15-01-2021 21:36
@ryandroyd @ninocipri takin that bullet for all of us
15-01-2021 21:33
RT @MaxMoranHi: This is extraordinarily bad news. Dunn has done PR for... - Harvey Weinstein re: sexual assault expose (yes, really.) - Key…
15-01-2021 18:46
RT @pitchfork: [email protected]_M and @WarrenEllis13's new album features piano from @NickCave and sound textures from Brian Eno…
15-01-2021 18:35
RT @RyanVanLoan: Every day I find a new level to my rage.
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RT @markpopham: If the messaging during the ACTUAL SENATE CAMPAIGN THAT JUST HAPPENED had been “$600 is too little - let’s get you the rest…
15-01-2021 18:25
@alisontheperson i want to like this but i'm not touching the current favorites number
15-01-2021 18:06
RT @Pale_0ntologist: Excuse me while I write 150,000 words on these two images
15-01-2021 17:45
@drewsof @ninocipri I want to write prose that feels like Fox Confessor sounds
15-01-2021 17:43
@lizziemmh Thank FUCK, whew
15-01-2021 09:23
so you're always half-expecting him to beat a koopa underling to death with an iron pipe, i absolutely believe this…
15-01-2021 09:22
watching the mario bros movie and the great thing about bob hoskins is he carries a barely controlled rage not unli…
15-01-2021 09:22
@lizziemmh Yeah I've been pumping him full of salt-free chicken stock all night and he's still drinking water like…
15-01-2021 09:11
@jake_martin @jessesheidlower @ninocipri Yep. There's also a decent cover of the title song done by Mick Jagger, of all people
15-01-2021 08:46
RT @MARIADAHVANA: I hadn't watched Twin Peaks, no part of it, in 15 years at least, and I can't believe I forgot that Audrey Horne can tie…
15-01-2021 08:44
@inkhaven @wnwagner @dlbowman76 Definitely team 'tucking that stuff around every inch of my body until I'm a burrito'
15-01-2021 08:44
RT @VyceVictus: This is not an empty platitude. We can curse this shit government till we're out of breath but at the end of the day we're…
15-01-2021 08:38
still obviously not feeling great but my main concern until vet #2 can see him tuesday is keeping fluids and water in him
15-01-2021 08:35
been worrying about getting this dog to eat all day and turns out he just decided his old food was anathema and wan…
15-01-2021 08:34
RT @ThiaBallerina: Biden actually owes us $1400 from December + $2000 for January. $1400+ $2000= $3400 Cough it up bihhh
15-01-2021 08:14
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RT @arobservation: Same
15-01-2021 08:10
RT @telushk: Trump ripping all the copper out the White House as we speak
15-01-2021 08:09
RT @MagicRealismBot: A Texan priest has set up a church especially for lighthouses.
15-01-2021 08:07
RT @shannonmstirone: There is a reason why in ancient Egypt hippos were thought to be one of the guardians of the underworld(Amit) also kno…
15-01-2021 08:05
RT @geardrops: oh that was fast, fyi anyone who uses #substack
15-01-2021 08:03
@ninocipri East Texas too
15-01-2021 08:00
RT @SerenaMalyon: Alright you guys, you can now find both "Dawn" and "The Veil of Night" on my Society6 page if you'd like a print! Direct…
15-01-2021 07:33
RT @nwbtcw: Amazon's anti-union website is a great lesson in the talking points you can expect if you try to organize where you work. Bosse…
15-01-2021 07:32
RT @shoomlah: My Katamari poster for Mondo drops NOW!
15-01-2021 07:31
@maggiekb1 @ninocipri I've had THAT one stuck in my head for a year, not sure what that means
15-01-2021 07:28
@maggiekb1 @ninocipri Oh! And an old Cash classic along the same lines
15-01-2021 07:26
@maggiekb1 @ninocipri I love both versions equally, I think, but the Cash one is absolutely haunting
15-01-2021 07:25
@ninocipri I'll be the one to stick up a Decemberists song, I guess
15-01-2021 07:22
@ninocipri The 'last night i dreamt i hit a deer with my car' lines in the bridge to that last one haunt me and I'l…
15-01-2021 07:14
@ninocipri They all have this slightly unnerving feel to them that is definitely a thing
15-01-2021 07:12
@ninocipri OH, also Neko Case isn't quite horror-adjacent but she's definitely headlights on a dark road hemmed in…
15-01-2021 07:10
@ninocipri But both versions are valid in completely different ways
15-01-2021 07:03
@ninocipri Lots of people are going to say Nick Cave and they will be correct but don't miss out on Johnny Cash yoi…
15-01-2021 07:03
@dongwon @ninocipri if we're doing blues too i'm putting in my vote for son house performing death letter blues
15-01-2021 06:51
@hottestsingles well shit
15-01-2021 06:47
@jessesheidlower @ninocipri i believe there was a version sung by Sinéad O'Connor on a Chieftains album years ago that was especially killer
15-01-2021 06:35
RT @ninocipri: Question for you, Twitter: what is your favorite horror-adjacent folk/country/bluegrass song? (Like, I always loved Long, Bl…
15-01-2021 06:31
maybe i should just go to bed
15-01-2021 06:30
52 inches of pure undiluted tom selleck batch, big as god
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tom selleck's upsetting short shorts are the new mascot of 2021, you heard it here first
15-01-2021 06:21
i definitely forgot most of the other things upsetting me suddenly, it's true
15-01-2021 06:19
(me, turning on the tv) c'mon television, give me something to wash this absolute shitshow of a week from my memory…
15-01-2021 06:19
RT @CarolynLake: Media and tech consolidation makes me want to move to a clearing in the bush, hitch a tent, and inevitably die from dehydr…
15-01-2021 02:57
RT @THR: John Carpenter moves to podcasting with serial box deal (Exclusive)
15-01-2021 02:06
RT @ruff_bluffs: Oh my God we have to live through trump's presidential portrait drama
15-01-2021 02:05
RT @jonbernhardt: this guy's campaign was one of the ringleaders of the "unity" fundraising phase of the election where every Senate candid…
15-01-2021 01:48
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RT @danielradosh: Meanwhile it is nearly impossible to make appointments on the NYC web site
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RT @Emm_Initiative: This is insane. NBC doesn't need my help. They're owned by Comcast. Comcast is a monopoly that makes about 13 billion…
15-01-2021 01:11
RT @ConanOBrien: “This impeachment gives me one last chance to salvage my reputation!” shouts Rudy Giuliani, as he ladles baked beans into…
15-01-2021 01:10
RT @BrandyLJensen: we do not want tom cruise in charge of a robot army imo
15-01-2021 00:46
RT @lizardschwartz: Small bit of cress: 🤔 Big bit of cress: 😀
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RT @LeavittAlone:
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RT @ianmwright86: Macro-a-day #2: We were really lucky to attract one of these gorgeous jewel scarabs (Chrysina woodii) to a blacklight I s…
15-01-2021 00:39
@NeolithicSheep hell yeah, congrats!
15-01-2021 00:39
that explains a whole fucking lot about my inner life
15-01-2021 00:29
RT @upstreamism: The reason everyone is talking about sea shanties is that it is currently 1846, you're aboard the HMS Erebus, the tinned f…
15-01-2021 00:29
RT @GinaGoesOutside: just a little moment of peace
15-01-2021 00:22
RT @ArcticEcology: Ruddy Turnstones certainly don't rely on camouflage for nesting in the #Arctic, and so usually leave the nest well befor…
14-01-2021 22:58
@rosefox think I found out that looks good, but thank you! if that one doesn't work out i'll give you a shout maybe
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RT @PossumEveryHour:
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my doctor's getting frantic emails from people with various conditions wanting to know if/when they'll be 'eligible…
14-01-2021 18:26
wait staff cooks and delivery people should be some of the first in line for vaccinations but nobody seems to fucki…
14-01-2021 18:25
if the restaurant industry in particular doesn't get some fucking help already soon, as people have been saying for…
14-01-2021 18:23
went into manhattan yesterday for the first time in almost a year for my mandatory yearly doctor checkup and it was…
14-01-2021 18:21