We respect and value the social media editors who share the links that make our job easier. But sometimes, we have no idea what they are talking about. So after a long day spent staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorites.
Cormac McCarthy, Quantum Copyeditor nyti.ms/zalPVU— artsbeat (@artsbeat) February 20, 2012
He's been everything else this month, so he might as well give quantum copyediting a shot. It can't be harder than writing a screenplay that doesn't go to pieces in the third act.
Elton John Cancels Las Vegas Concerts -- I Was Poisoned! bit.ly/wMeDGs— TMZ (@TMZ) February 20, 2012
You can't be the new Mr. Vegas if you let a little thing like getting poisoned keep you off stage. Wayne Newton once did two shows in a night after getting lost in a poison dart frog sanctuary.
Indicted Colombo gangster's beautiful moll bailed on her beau’s $2.5 million bond -- after she learned he turned rat nydn.us/xOT3wY— New York Daily News (@nydailynews) February 20, 2012
The rodent imagery started to trip us up about halfway through. Also, we're always confused by the bond posting system.
Who's your favorite president? huff.to/yj60WQ— Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) February 20, 2012
Of France or the United States? Because if it's France, we're going with Georges Pompidou.
Rio de Janeiro polishes its police ahead of Olympics bit.ly/za03Ik— CSMonitor.com (@csmonitor) February 20, 2012
The Olympics are a big deal. It's important for the police to be bright and shiny.
$330,000 synthetic hamburger to be unveiled in October: slate.me/xsmxgB— Slate (@Slate) February 20, 2012
And what's worse, it doesn't even come with fries.