“And the scholars are so greedy after news (which is none of their business) that they neglect all for it, and it is become very rare for any of them to go directly to his chamber after prayers without first doing his suit at the coffee-house, which is a vast loss of time grown out of a pure novelty. For who can apply close to a subject with his head full of the din of a coffee-house?”
After Deadspin broke the scandal that the (deceased) girlfriend of acclaimed Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o never actually existed, Donald Trump tried to offer his congratulations via Twitter. Deadspin, which previously has referred to Trump as a “misogynist,” a “dolt,” a “dick,” and a “short-fingered vulgarian,” declined.
(though they did steal “short-fingered vulgarian” from Spy)
Last night (and into this morning), Twitter people were playing#LessInterestingMovies. I feel like we’ve played this hashtag game many times before. Which makes it less interesting and thus PERFECTLY SELF-REFERENTIAL.
See the rest of our favorites at #LessInterestingMovies: A Twitter game
I never got that “National Treasure” was kind of a joke title until “Regional Treasure”.
#NaNoWriMoOpeners has been the funniest hashtag we’ve seen in months. We picked out dozens of our favorites, then boldly proclaimed this “Volume 1” because we’re sure there’s still plenty of funny left.
This really is the best hashtag of the year. I’ll compile a second volume later today.
Here’s Matt Romney on social media:
I like to twet and i like to facebook. its a good way to talk to real people and to hang out and party. one time i had 24000 twitter folowers because mittens’ campaign bought them for me by mistake but now i only have like 12000 becaise obama adn teh cia deleted them or killed my followers he is doing this a LOT. facebook is cool because sometimes girls try to seduck me on facebook and they are very beautiful i am lonely because my wife died. helo to all my beautiful girls . so hot.
The refined palates who can appreciate these characters will know who they are.