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. After a long day spent staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorites.
In defense of Willy, he only becomes nilly and silly and tough to work with when people don't pay attention to his rider. He's very specific: he only wants green M&Ms and ten pounds of flash-frozen -- not fresh -- salmon. Give him that and he's a peach
Like, all the best Twitter come-ons, this mixes the specific and the mundane to perfection. But an opportunity was missed by not writing 'WATCH' in all-caps.
Finally, someone's talking about a real, pressing issue that's facing Hollywood: will Dustin Hoffman return to provide a voice in the third Kung Fu Panda?
It was overshadowed by the Albert Pujols signing, but San Francisco Giants fans will tell you, it's impossible to win championships without a closer who also doubles as a sensible and durable tote bag. Has never been done, cannot be done.
Totally misleading: the photos are of dogs not their names. Sure, everyone knows cute dogs get clicks, but what about slideshows comprised solely of proper names like 'Ginger' and 'Toby'? Nobody knows. This could be the next great thing in linkbait, waiting to be discovered.
This wouldn't be the first time The Black Keys have stood in the way of digital progress. Remember how Dan Auerbach didn't switch his default browser from Safari until the end of 2008? "I don't want to switch all my bookmarks" he'd say. That was a bleak period for rock-and-roll.
Ours too, ours too. But first we need to get milk and price one of those tiny plastic Christmas trees for our apartment windowsill.
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