Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-03-14

  • Opening sequence… Eh. Just OK. #Oscars #
  • Are the #oscars jokes lamer than usual? Although the Meryl Streep/Hitler joke was funny. #
  • RT @CatherinVentura: rt @baratunde Every time The Hurt Locker gets an Oscar over Avatar, an angel gets its wings #Oscars (via @maizie45) #
  • This dance settles it. This Oscar ceremony was put together by a crack team of retarded ferrets #
  • I think someone put in the wrong CD for the Oscar music dance scene #
  • Avatar wins visual effects. James Cameron screams “F*** you, Star Trek!” #
  • @jimmiebjr Fellowship of the Ring won best cinematography and viz effects. Best cine just means your movie had lots of colors. πŸ™‚ in reply to jimmiebjr #
  • RT @andylevy: Clearly the Academy should’ve hired the Modern Family writers. #oscars #
  • Dolphins are just like people. People with fins. Who gang rape other dolphins. http://bit.ly/aFgYAl #
  • RT @andylevy: #ThingsWhitePeopleSay RT @IMAO_: The guy from Star Trek! #
  • @JonHenke The Coen brothers acceptance speech was basically: “So… thanks, I guess” http://bit.ly/cb4gKf in reply to JonHenke #
  • @IMAO_ “Dear God, you people are stupid” #BestOscarSpeeches in reply to IMAO_ #
  • Trying… not… to… make… dude… jokes… #Oscars #JeffBridges #
  • These best actor intros are embarrassing… People! Get a room! #Oscars #
  • @IMAO_ It’s called “Colin Firth was in the super long version of ‘Pride and Prejudice’ and we will forever love him” (@sarahk47) in reply to IMAO_ #
  • Jeff Bridges wins best actor. He’s totally channeling the Dude except he seems to be on pot. #
  • @sarahk47 It’s actually a brilliant mini-series #DontTellAnyoneILikeJaneAusten in reply to sarahk47 #
  • Just too damn funny RT @IMAO_: Jeff Bridges did the Big Lebowski in 1998 and apparently still hasn’t broken character. #
  • Oh dear God, hurry it the hell up. #oscars #
  • RT @CalebHowe: Why are actors always calling other actors courageous? Are they having gang wars or something? #
  • @freemanhunt If you’ve just joined us, this has been one of the most painful Oscars in recent memory. in reply to freemanhunt #
  • Note to teenage boys: Thowing a girl in a pool is not good flirting #GeorgeClooney #oscars #
  • RT @IMAO_: Women versus blacks versus white males; it’s the Democratic primary all over again! #
  • Damn Barbara Streisand for treating the brilliant Kathryn Bigelow like a Special Olympics recipient #
  • The Hurt Locker wins Best Picture. Hooray! Well deserved. If you haven’t seen it, go see it now. #
  • Avatar pretty much got hosed down. Can I watch James Cameron cry in 3D? #oscars #
  • Edward Tufte hired by Obama admin to help visualize stimulus (I assume) http://bit.ly/ckm1Gn #
  • Mobile development rap battle (via my alter ego) http://bit.ly/9F9iRe (I’m the rapper who sucks) #
  • I’d love to hear Obama say “The time for talk is over” and then walk off the stage #
  • RT @pinkelephantpun: All good stories start with “I was naked as a jay bird…” http://bit.ly/cgRlrr Surreal. #
  • CBO estimates that the lowest Obama deficit will be 2X the highest Bush deficit http://bit.ly/a1wJxI #
  • Rahm: “Hey, Massa. I’m up here.” #ShowerSummit #
  • @seanhackbarth Obama has conflicting messages: “Trust me” vs. “I’m willing to lose a 2nd term over this” in reply to seanhackbarth #
  • RT @alexlundry: Edward Tufte prez appt is a story that needs to be written http://bit.ly/daU5KN (paging @DavidAll) #
  • Awesome graph of Canadian water usage during gold medal hockey game http://bit.ly/dhfa5T #
  • Creepiest Facebook ad ever http://tweetphoto.com/13729550 #
  • @amandacarpenter It seems success is its own reward while failure will be rewarded with tax breaks in reply to amandacarpenter #
  • Druggies discover math: Trip from e214 Mandelbrot fractal set http://bit.ly/cmCpT4 (via @justsomeguy) #
  • Mark Krikorian wants people to enter “American” as the race in the Census http://bit.ly/dfLU2b #
  • I just noticed that ReMax now gives 2 search options: Worldwide and Foreclosures. http://www.remax.com/ #
  • RT @IMAO_: If (Census people) don’t know they’re lots of white people in Idaho, will that affect mayo supplies? #
  • @IMAO_ An undercount of white people will drastically reduce emergency shipments of “Arrested Development” DVDs in reply to IMAO_ #
  • I’ve never been less excited for new technology than I am for the 3D televisions #
  • @jonasboymel And (for polarized 3D) forget about date night. Everyone must sit upright and pay attention! in reply to jonasboymel #
  • RT @andylevy: If someone, somewhere, isn’t planning a “Tickle Me, Massa” doll right now, then there is no hope for America. #ticklememassa #
  • This has got to be the weirdest last couple of days in politics in a while. #showersummit #ticklememassa #
  • Found my first white hair today. Reacted calmly. Everything should grow back in about 2 months. #
  • All this talk of tickle fights… was Massa just on Red Eye or something? #AndyLevyTickleFightsAreHot #
  • “How would you describe you political persuasion: a) liberal b) socialist c) racist” #CensusQuestions #
  • @pinkelephantpun I was particularly happy with the WWII memorial… an instant classic in reply to pinkelephantpun #
  • “Would you like to contribute to a local ACORN office? a) yes b) yes c) I don’t like my kneecaps” #CensusQuestions #
  • @IloiloKano I only had 140 characters πŸ™‚ in reply to IloiloKano #
  • Are we supposed to add “in bed” to the end of all #CensusQuestions? I can never remember. #
  • @divadoll123 Alert! You will soon recieve a tweet from @politicalmath regarding your last tweet. in reply to divadoll123 #
  • @divadoll123 They just want you to be prepared. πŸ™‚ in reply to divadoll123 #
  • Do you still have any money left? Can we have it? Actually, we’re not asking. #CensusQuestions #
  • Going running in the snow: in the history of good ideas, it’s not one of them #
  • RT @divadoll123: #CensusQuestions Leather or lace? #
  • “If you don’t want to see Helen Mirren w/ a sniper rifle, I’m not sure I want to know you” http://bit.ly/7YnjNc #
  • Is there a single movie out there that was made worse by the presence of a sniper rifle? I think not. #
  • @IMAO_ And life in general. I think I’ll have my wife cross-stitch that as a “Welcome” sign to our home in reply to IMAO_ #
  • @Going_Todash “Welcome to _____ Our cross hairs are calibrated for your satisfaction” in reply to Going_Todash #
  • @Going_Todash “Welcome to _____ We’ll leave the door open for you. And a window.” in reply to Going_Todash #
  • @Going_Todash “Welcome to _______ The tiny dancing red dot indicates that your room will soon be serviced” in reply to Going_Todash #
  • @Going_Todash “Welcome to _______ We’ll help you check in. We’ll make sure you check out.” in reply to Going_Todash #
  • @Going_Todash “Welcome to ______ So comfortable you’ll think you’ve gone to heaven. Literally.” in reply to Going_Todash #
  • @Going_Todash I can’t even keep up any more in reply to Going_Todash #
  • @Going_Todash “Welcome to ________ With a clear view of the church belltower. Look closely. You’ll see it.” in reply to Going_Todash #
  • @Going_Todash “Welcome to _______ We offer the highest precision services.” in reply to Going_Todash #
  • @mattbramanti @Going_Todash “Welcome to ____ We offer group discounts if you stand in an orderly line.” #
  • “Welcome to _____ Featuring the highest caliber security of any local hotel.” #SniperHotel #
  • “Welcome to _____ A step onto our beautiful balconies will take your breath away.” #SniperHotel #
  • “Welcome to ______ Our staff are so well trained, you’ll never see them coming.” #SniperHotel #
  • “Welcome to ______ We aim to put you at rest on a casing by casing basis.” #SniperHotel #
  • @CalebHowe Whoa… wasn’t expecting that. Now the Twitter pressure is on. #
  • RT @Going_Todash: “Welcome to _______ Enjoy collecting shells on the beach. New ones added daily.” #SniperHotel #
  • RT @IMAO_: RT @BillCorbett: Pat Robertson just said the reason God gave me a migraine is that my dog is a lesbian. Man’s barely trying now. #
  • “Welcome to ______ Aligned to fit perfectly with the trajectory of your vacation.” #SniperHotel #
  • RT @adamsbaldwin: Who draws the line between “earth-friendly” products & earth “un-friendly” products? | @demonsheep #
  • @adamsbaldwin BREAKING NEWS: “Is there something you like? New study says it’s killing the earth. You bastard.” in reply to adamsbaldwin #
  • @granderojo I saw that earlier today. I’m skeptical of the $1.5 trillion number. I asked where they got their numbers. No reply yet. in reply to granderojo #
  • @granderojo The “super rich” (top 1%) only make $1.7 trillion. I doubt they spend $1.5 trillion protecting the remaining $200 billion. in reply to granderojo #
  • @granderojo Actually, I think I’m just confused about what the $1.5 trillion stands for… is it gov’t spending? On what? in reply to granderojo #
  • @granderojo Yeah… and $1.5 trillion is more than all discretionary spending combined (defense and everything)… seems kind of sketch in reply to granderojo #
  • Some very cool infoviz RT @PCMagalhaes: Google Public Data Explorer: http://bit.ly/9qHE9x #
  • @Going_Todash How close is the correlation? Does it take into account death in childbirth? in reply to Going_Todash #
  • .@ebertchicago on Green Zone: The people with whom I disagree are MURDERS! http://bit.ly/clmvS0 Yawn. #
  • “You are like the salt of the earth. You will soon be banned in NYC” http://bit.ly/bz3uMq #
  • @IloiloKano Yeah… I’m kind of an idiot late at night. in reply to IloiloKano #
  • Is @AndrewBreitbart hacking the media? http://bit.ly/deJOkr #
  • Also, here is a video @AndrewBreitbart snorting powdered wine http://bit.ly/bC7mHN |Awesome #redeye #
  • Hooray for inaccurate headlines: “Brain scan can read people’s thoughts” http://bit.ly/cPgA4q #
  • RT @adamsbaldwin: The fact that Joss Whedon is crazier than was Kubrick is easily proven by comparing the number of times each man hired me. #
  • Dear journalists, the “I forgot to Google my source” excuse is kinda pathetic http://bit.ly/cG9ykG #
  • @seanhackbarth Ah… linear algebra, the mathematicians toolbox. If I could remember any of it… in reply to seanhackbarth #
  • @alexlundry Sweet… where is it going to be printed? in reply to alexlundry #
  • RT @IMAO_: I’m still not sure what a “neocon” is other than it’s something kooks rant about. Kinda like the Jews. Are they Jews? #
  • If you’re interested, I’m being interviewed tomorrow morning (9:15) on C-SPAN #
  • @olsenm 9:15 Eastern. I’m kind of excited because it sounds like it will be a discussion rather than a 4 minute “TALK QUICKLY” interview in reply to olsenm #
  • @libfreeamerica I think it’s CSPAN 1 in reply to libfreeamerica #
  • How to get people to pay attention: “States may hold onto tax refunds for months” http://bit.ly/c9b8o8 #
  • If you like Firefly, the complete series is selling on amazon for under $20 for the next hour http://bit.ly/pManz #
  • Blog post on how conservatives lie with numbers http://bit.ly/djKe3s #
  • Blog post on how liberals lie with numbers http://bit.ly/aaqxUX #
  • RT @ExJon: Regardless of Sean Penn’s politics, he was great in “Simple Jack” | heh #
  • I’ll be appearing on CSPAN’s Washington Journal in a few minutes…(it’s a call-in show on CSPAN1) #
  • RT @EATerrell: Yay! i woke up in time for @politicalmath’s @cspanwj appearance (in abt 15 minutes). Stream it: http://tr.im/RInI | Thanks! #
  • I’m suddenly horrified by all the bad jokes in my videos as they’re being shown on @cspanwj #
  • @CodeMonkey76 See… I thought he said “jump math” and I was very confused. πŸ™‚ in reply to CodeMonkey76 #
  • .@donna816, @RockDots on a per-year basis, Iraq costs about 1-1.5 cups of water #
  • @NUM1MIB I have a video on Bush spending here: http://bit.ly/aZfmqH #
  • @ChrisNBama That’s a fair cop… I know we need to reduce mandatory spending somehow, but I don’t know how. #
  • .@MH_liberal said I use “junk math”. Where do you get your numbers, sir? Do you use a special math I don’t know about? #
  • .@AVRWC, @kwright39: actually, Clinton didn’t pay off any of the debt. The debt kept increasing even with a surplus. #
  • @springtree I guess… apparently standard plus, minus operators are “junk math” nowadays. Who knew? in reply to springtree #
  • @ChrisNBama Thanks for watching! I don’t know either. But I know there’s a problem. Kind of a helpless feeling, really. in reply to ChrisNBama #
  • OK… that’s funny RT @toddeherman: Clearly, @MH_liberal has abandoned base 10 for base irrational emotionalism #
  • RT @EATerrell: @cspanwj ought to adopt the video skype-in for special guests who can’t be in studio. It’s not hard. | That would be fun πŸ™‚ #
  • @olsenm I thought he said “jump math”. If I had heard “junk” I would have responded more forcefully. in reply to olsenm #
  • If you want to watch my CSPAN call… http://bit.ly/alXHwV #

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