Twitter is funny. Actually, The Onion’s tweets are funny. And idislikestephen, and monkeysee, and David Pell, and…you get the point. I troll Twitter looking for my humorous “tweet” fix on a semi-regular basis. I’m not sure it’s as bad as my coffee problem, but it’s a habit.
The New York Times ran a story this past Sunday entitled Writer’s New Form: Tweet-Up Comedy. It’s a great read about how writers for late night talk shows use Twitter as their testing ground for zingers. It is entirely possible, after reading it, that I spent several hours on Twitter scouring these types of tweets while snorting in an incredibly unattractive way. Read more