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Today's Funniest Tweets

Today's Funniest Tweets

Today's Funniest Tweets

Today's Funniest Tweets

Today's Funniest Tweets

Today's Funniest Tweets

Today's Funniest Tweets

Today's Funniest Tweets

Patton Oswalt Explains His Three-Month Social Media Break

"Maybe it's because this younger generation doesn't have the demarcation we have—of a world before cell phones and then after. It was always there for them. So it's not a novelty. And thus has less power. They don't remember the endorphin rush of sudden connectivity, like when people my age first logged onto dial-up Internet and, after 10 minutes, sheepishly searched for their own name. Or the first time we received an email. And when those things happened on our phones? It was like the apes touching the monolith at the beginning of 2001."

- Patton Oswalt explains why he took a break from all social media this summer [...]

Today's Funniest Tweets

Today's Funniest Tweets

Today's Funniest Tweets

Today's Funniest Tweets

Hope Cantwell on Fake Names and Wordplay in Tweets

Hope Cantwell is a legal assistant and teacher living in Nashville, Tennessee. She’s been published in Vice and when I spoke with her recently she told me she welcomes any opportunity to write and is starting a free local paper with friends in Nashville. Cantwell, who tweets under the handle @hopiecan, also shared that she was voted wittiest out of her graduating high school class of 84 students, and she talked to me about three of her tweets, the first people she remembers following, and why she’s drawn to tweeting fake names and wordplay.

I am, far and away, the least pretentious person in this kaffeehaus.

— hope cantwell (@hopiecan) September 11, [...]