Posts Tagged ‘Twitter’
How the governor’s accidental tweet introduced me to “C%#t Show”

How the governor’s accidental tweet introduced me to “C%#t Show”

Whoops: Governor Tom Corbett’s official Twitter page accidentally tweeted out a link Tuesday to a Southern California-based podcast known as I Love Lard. Adding insult to injury, the governor’s feed specifically linked to an episode of I Love Lard titled “Cunt Show.” The tweet with said link, shown below, was accompanied by a photo of the...

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Students march down Broad Street for school funding

Students march down Broad Street for school funding

Thousands of students poured off SEPTA buses and emerged from the Spring Garden stop on the Broad Street Line today to rally at the School District Building in Philadelphia. They were there to protest the ongoing school district budget cuts and to put pressure on both the Philadelphia government and the state government to fund the $300 million funding gap looming...

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Gov. Corbett Tweets About Liquor A Lot — But Can It Save His Career?

Gov. Corbett Tweets About Liquor A Lot — But Can It Save His Career?

As Governor Tom Corbett’s approval ratings continue circling the drain, and Democrats circle their wagons around his job, there seems to be only one issue that anyone believes can save the dude’s 2014 chances: Liquor privatization. It’s his most popular issue with a majority of the state. Polls have consistently shown a large majority of Pennsylvanians...

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Bryn Mawr Native Falsely Identified as Boston Bombing Suspect Found Dead

Bryn Mawr native Sunil Tripathi, a Brown University student on leave from the school, was recently found dead after having been identified by amateur Internet sleuths as the Boston Marathon bomber. Tripathi’s body was found in the Providence River in Rhode Island yesterday. He had most recently been living in Providence but went missing in March. Last week,...

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DAILY GRINDER: Twitter Analysis Shows Philadelphians Rudest in Country

An online project monitored places in which people say “Fuck you,” and places in which people say “Good morning” for 10 days and found—surprise!—Philadelphia is the rudest place in the country. We are always saying fuck you, apparently. You know where they don’t say “fuck you” on Twitter very much? Montana. Check out the state map here. Philadelphia’s...

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Best Philly/PA Representatives’ Deleted Tweets from Politwoops

Best Philly/PA Representatives’ Deleted Tweets from Politwoops

If you haven’t checked out Politwoops yet, then you have no idea what you’re missing. The site promises “deleted tweets from politicians,” and, well, it delivers. In real time. We combed through it briefly and made up a list of your Philly/Pennsylvania representatives’ most hilarious deleted tweets. They’re a mashup of misspellings, odd accusations...

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Philadelphia Green Party Endorses Roseanne Barr For President

Philadelphia Green Party Endorses Roseanne Barr For President

Image: Twitter About 25-30 members of the Green Party of Philadelphia met at Buzz Café in Kensington last Thursday to discuss their party’s endorsement for president of the United States. The options? Dr. Jill Stein, a general practitioner; Dr. Kent Mesplay, a air quality inspector and emergency shelter manager; and Roseanne Barr, the comedienne and former...

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DAILY GRINDER: Councilman Holds Twitter Humiliation Beer Summit

DAILY GRINDER: Councilman Holds Twitter Humiliation Beer Summit

Is this Councilman Kenney or the "social media consultant"? You be the judge. Apparently, Councilman Jim Kenney got a beer with the Twitter user – and alleged Philadelphia government employee – who recently told Kenney to go fuck himself. They talked it out! (This is according to public Twitter conversations, by the way. We relate the conversations...

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Santorum Suspending Campaign?

Santorum Suspending Campaign?

There’s been a number of tweets this afternoon saying Rick Santorum is suspending his presidential campaign. He’s set to hold a news conference now. Not sure if ABC News realizes they’re on the air on the Internet right now. [UPDATE: Ignore the question mark in the headline.] And there’s all this, too: Not sure what his reasons for suspending...

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DAILY GRINDER: George W. Bush Coming to Philly Burbs for Primary

DAILY GRINDER: George W. Bush Coming to Philly Burbs for Primary

I come out when no one's looking. The primary is coming April 24. And so is George W. Bush. He’s coming to Bucks County. Seriously. That day. Hide your children because remember that guy? Larry Mendte does not like when you refer to him as an “email aficionado.” Need proof? Check out this path of destruction he posted to Philadelphia Magazine’s...

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