Here at The Atlantic Wire, we respect and value the social media editors who share the links that make our jobs easier. Sometimes, though, we have no idea what they're talking about. So after a day of staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorite head-scratchers.
Snake alert in Ipswich as boa constrictor escapes http://gu.com/p/3v8qe/tf
Attention fake Tweet artists: as of 4 p.m. Thursday, @IpswichZooBoa is still unclaimed.
Larry Gagosian's House Looks Even Better When It's Not on Fire http://ow.ly/5u78E
Celebrity art dealers: just like us!
Iranian Spy Chief: Iran Can Beat U.S.'s 'Internet in a Suitcase' http://abcn.ws/k8Kxoy
We were initially confused if this was a reference to the Internet-in-a-suitcase program the U.S. is supposedly working on to bring protestors online faster, or a boast about how Iran's Internet is so good it could beat America's even in a suitcase. It turned out to be the former, which is good, because nobody talks about our Internet like that.
Gross: Woman says she was served blood-splattered fries at Cracker Barrel restaurant http://nydn.us/jBbRLR
If we had to guess, we'd say 60 percent of the tweets we get about disgusting things turning up in food/urns/the mail come from the Daily News and New York Post accounts. They own those beats.
Let us now play "name that mental illness" with one of the New York Post's many, many terrible writers. http://ow.ly/5u87t
But the last laugh goes to Rupert Murdoch--Fox is already developing Name That Mental Illness as a summer reality series.
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