March 18, 2014 |
Kyle Long was on a roll Tuesday. The Bears offensive lineman ( @ky1elong ) uncorked a series of "%truth" tweets for more than an hour, riffing on everything from his Little League days to his least favorite fruit. Some were enlightening, others were slightly disturbing. Here are our favorites. The notebook made me mad not sad %truth %nobodyisabird - Kyle Long (@Ky1eLong) March 18, 2014 OK, but what about Ryan Gosling's performance in "Drive"? i was benched by my Little League coach late in a game because i couldn't be trusted in crunch time %truth %9-10AllStars - SPODERMEN...
February 20, 2014 |
When you spend more than half of your day looking at or aggressively typing out tweets -- because it's, you know, your job -- you often find yourself asking things like, "Who ARE these people?" Only 14 percent of the adult population uses Twitter, according to Pew Research Center, but on any given day, you'll undoubtedly cross paths with at least 78 different kinds of human beings, for better or for worse. Many of these people can be clumped together into stereotypical subsects if you really give it a try. Segue to ... New study!
January 28, 2014 |
Like most major events, the Super Bowl is more fun when you can monitor the fun on Twitter. Unfortunately, the big game tends to bring out some of the absolute worst people. Here's our list of 10 characters making the world more annoying, 140 characters at a time. Lil' Wayne Despite being born and raised in New Orleans, Lord Weezington has decided that his fan-hood is up for grabs and has managed to root for every team in the finals of every sport the last 8 years. Count on a throwaway "Go Seahawks!"
January 14, 2014 |
"Bang 3" finally has a release date. After months of teasing on Twitter, Chicago rapper Chief Keef announced Monday night his mixtape "Bang 3" will be released, appropriately, on March 3. According to his Twitter , a video will also be dropping sometime in February, though it's unclear when. The tape is a followup to "Bang 2," released last year. Want more? Discuss this article and others on RedEye's Facebook page .
December 19, 2013 |
Tweet: Never been so happy for fresh air. That @cta #RedLine train smelled like someone died and decomposed in a pool of vomit #CTAfail @CTAFails Response: To be fair, that smell might be coming from you. Tweet: The @cta wants to make my life hard today. 15 min stall on the Blue line and now we're being asked to get off the 81W bus. Response: We did it just to piss you off. Tweet: Emerged from below ground on the northbound Red line arriving at Fullerton.
December 19, 2013 |
A year after their first foray into transitioning to an entirely outdoors music festival, Riot Fest organizers put all of their cards on the table to make 2013 the biggest year yet. They stocked the lineup with everyone from legends (The Replacements) to crowd-pleasers (Fall Out Boy), added Denver to the list of out-of-town expansions, kept ticket prices lower than any other fest and promised a full-on experience with the return of carnival games and sideshow performers. And then there was the guy who ran the Twitter account.