This truth-snark is why media lectures about ‘silliness of salute’ are absurd

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http://twitter.com/#!/lifebythecreek/status/514823012903059456 Agreed. @OrwellForks Surely @TwitchyTeam has a spot for this somewhere… — lifebythecreek (@lifebythecreek) September 24, 2014 Yes. Yes, we do. As Twitchy readers know, President Obama disgracefully saluted U.S. Marines with a cup. Pathetic libs, including the always pitiful Sally Kohn, swiftly tried to save The One with “But, Bush!” And failed, as always. […]

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9/11 museum visitor says he was told not to take photos

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http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469210822330552320 Redsteeze paid a visit to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum today and shared some concerns as well as some moving photos. http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469209532309446656 http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469210307790139392 http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469215638448504832 http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469216416500314112 Let’s hope it was just opening day confusion. Authorized or not, Redsteeze shared a lot of great shots from his visit. http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469190395851976705 http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469191187946295298 http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469194308814635009 http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469195838481514496 http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/469208164270092288 Haunting, indeed. Phone battery […]

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Celebs urging the uninsured to #GetCovered don’t earn points for creativity

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http://twitter.com/#!/georgelopez/status/411178677117128704 Many celebs took to Twitter to urge people to #GetCovered under Obamacare. For people who might pride themselves on being in “creative” fields of endeavor, you’ll notice that a lot of them used “canned” tweets: http://twitter.com/#!/therealTiffany/status/411178686046818305 http://twitter.com/#!/rocsidiaz/status/411178674701209601 http://twitter.com/#!/TatyanaAli/status/411178680464199680 http://twitter.com/#!/CashWarren/status/411178689259638785 http://twitter.com/#!/TerrenceJ/status/411178687795826689 http://twitter.com/#!/jurneesmollett/status/411178705562910720 http://twitter.com/#!/MarlonWayans/status/411178711665635328 http://twitter.com/#!/bryangreenberg/status/411182351268720640 http://twitter.com/#!/RachaelLCook/status/411182471620100097 http://twitter.com/#!/greggrunberg/status/411178693772726273 And of course Kal Penn along with Adam Levine […]

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20 Twitter users who (jokingly?) think the earth is 2014 years old

http://twitter.com/#!/thoughtskylie/status/418418413112135681 http://twitter.com/#!/TrIcKy_SxC/status/417911530659655680 http://twitter.com/#!/ThatsJun/status/418421853107941376 http://twitter.com/#!/CoreyVidal/status/418258178929741824 http://twitter.com/#!/VijaySadanani/status/418253419061575682 http://twitter.com/#!/EdgarLlama/status/418293864122679296 http://twitter.com/#!/coolguyquietess/status/418039434756386816 http://twitter.com/#!/kylewoconnor/status/418249282651959296 http://twitter.com/#!/FlySamuraii/status/418248996189376512 http://twitter.com/#!/michael_raphone/status/418152367717380096 http://twitter.com/#!/henrygleason_/status/418306561098801152 Obviously they’re all joking. We hope. Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/01/01/20-twitter-users-who-jokingly-think-the-earth-is-2014-years-old/

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‘Leave Justin Bieber alone!’ Singer detained by US immigration officials

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http://twitter.com/#!/BakerMachado/status/459464730927562753 E! News is reporting that Justin Bieber, a Canadian, was detained by U.S. immigration officials upon flying into Los Angeles from Japan Thursday. TMZ reports that “U.S. Customs agents are giving JB a secondary customs search … which includes getting grilled about all his open criminal cases — DUI arrest in Miami, egg throwing […]

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Perpetual loser Piers Morgan mocks ‘Duck Dynasty’ ratings dip; Hey Piers, ‘What’s your excuse?’

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http://twitter.com/#!/cjgeissler/status/426782390393249792 He should be, but that would require self-awareness. And Piers Morgan just doesn’t have it. Variety reports that this past Wednesday’s episode of “Duck Dynasty” drew 6.65 million viewers, down from 8.5 million last week. Morgan could barely contain his glee over the news: http://twitter.com/#!/piersmorgan/status/426772917855469568 But as countless tweeters pointed out, Piers really shouldn’t […]

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Magnitude-5.1 L.A.-area earthquake a boon for Twitter photographers … and comedians

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http://twitter.com/#!/ArianaGrande/status/449767209795977216 Yep, Southern California had “another eaAaaarrrthquake” late last night. There have been no fatalities or major injuries reported as yet, and hopefully that won’t change in the morning.  There were, however, lots of photos of quake damage posted to Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/llamalife/status/449857789217628162 http://twitter.com/#!/Ursgautham/status/449851936561299456 http://twitter.com/#!/twerkinluke/status/449845684057812992 http://twitter.com/#!/RickSforza/status/449776631528189954 http://twitter.com/#!/Nicky_Fagnano/status/449856201614843904 Then there were photos of “devastation” posted by jokers such as these: http://twitter.com/#!/laura_nelson/status/449768012636119040 http://twitter.com/#!/mattnotis/status/449845741138096128 Read […]

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The absurdity never ends: Lincoln’s birthday, now with more President Ego [pic]

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http://twitter.com/#!/KellyBelly14/status/433742755248873472 On Wednesday, it appeared that the White House social media team just wasn’t that into Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. After all: http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/433714045825187840 And anyway, it was retired basketball player Bill Russell’s birthday and the White House has priorities and stuff. http://twitter.com/#!/exjon/status/433706428683923456 http://twitter.com/#!/sparty_marty/status/433658731620868097 Eventually the White House Twitter team figured out how to honor Lincoln in […]

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Oops: Good Morning America isn’t sure who’s playing in the Super Bowl

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http://twitter.com/#!/k_beck86/status/428002092398428161 The Colts had a brief glimmer of hope there, before Good Morning America wised up and deleted this tweet. http://twitter.com/#!/shohendorf/status/427995547090161666 http://twitter.com/#!/303Wes/status/428003838881038336 http://twitter.com/#!/SRCAZM4ALL/status/428003809441624064 http://twitter.com/#!/karamat/status/427995802225885184 http://twitter.com/#!/BarstoolNate/status/427998617375219713 Related: Oops: Bud Light mixes up its NFL teams Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/01/27/go-colts-good-morning-america-isnt-sure-whos-playing-in-the-super-bowl/

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