Tweets for 2012-07-17

  • @ELNIGMA Yes, Butte was a place of particular conflict, true but also told in fiction http://t.co/FygjP0In in reply to ELNIGMA #
  • @ELNIGMA My Pater'G'mother witnessed tommy-gunning outside front door in Butte. Said, "You can stay. But I'm moving w/ kids to Canada!" in reply to ELNIGMA #
  • @elnigma Pater'GG'mother, actually. #
  • @BoingBoing Not McKoy! McCoy! McCoy! in reply to BoingBoing #
  • @ELNIGMA I understand that they were there for a short period only. They only show up in one census there. in reply to ELNIGMA #
  • @ELNIGMA Yeah, no. The short story is that part of my family swooped in from Wishaw, Scotland then to Canada via Butte. in reply to ELNIGMA #
  • Well, that ride was rather frightening. Had a significant number of consecutive near-death / dangerous incidents in a single trip just then. #
  • But, you know, I've got Swedish fish, so I think the scales balanced on that one. #
  • @David_Raffin Try sprinkling cocoa powder on vanilla ice cream … delicious! (Also, this also works with instant ice tea mix, oddly.) in reply to David_Raffin #
  • "The century old feud between master writers Alan Moore and Warren Ellis finally erupted" http://t.co/ghLfK1sf #
  • Not sure I follow this completely, but I hear Andrew Dice Clay had an illegitimate child named Daniel Tosh? #
  • @rstevens @nedroid The most dastardly and deadly plot device yet spoilered by the fiendish Dr Fondue Manchu! in reply to rstevens #
  • @David_Raffin Yeah, I definitely like crushed red peppers in my hot chocolate! in reply to David_Raffin #
  • "Vitruvius? Postmodernism? What? No, putting stuff down and picking it up. That's the key" – http://t.co/8L6Qhu13 #
  • Re-watching The Dark Knight, brilliant and luminous. Waiting to see if the resolution of the social experiment still an eye roller … #
  • I'm struck now by how much Bale's Batman voice reminds of Haley's Rorschach #
  • After Nolan's Inception, I'm also really noticing the background sound design of Dark Knight #
  • Seriously, Yahoo!, give me a call. I'll be your next CEO. Can't hurt. After all, you've tried everyone else! #
  • @maximus_freeman I remember circa '98, I was amused delighted & surprised by a brass plate with an URL in Chester, UK http://t.co/1EAyDipF in reply to maximus_freeman #
  • Okay, if you've got young kids, and an iPad, how can you not get them the Reading Rainbow app? How can you not?! http://t.co/b5QEOMk1 #
  • Inexplicably couldn't finish this article about Reading Rainbow after paragraph 3, because I got something in my eye http://t.co/Dq6Dexxx #
  • Sure, if a William Gibson LEGO set isn't enough; when I saw this, my next thought was Guild Navigator http://t.co/clNwzWHp #