Weekly Twitter Tweets for 2011-02-28

  • Holy crap. I finished writing my grant and it's not even 3:AM yet! #fb #
  • :Twitter haiku 295 – "Text of love note to / Xia Dynasty scholar / Just thinking of Yu" #fb #
  • Nobody pokes anymore. #fb #
  • "Scientists are not to be trusted." -the Mighty Thor #fb #
  • Dear Hollywood: instead of spending $100 million on another live superhero movie, spend a million each on 100 animated superhero movies! #fb #
  • Got a frakking cold. Gave 2 skype-based lectures today. Got 2 real ones tomorrow. And must complete a whole 'nother grant in 24 hours. #fb #
  • :Twitter haiku 294 – "Text by spice merchant / Post-date with piquant honey / 'I had a good thyme.'" #fb #
  • R.I.P. Nicholas Courtney. http://bit.ly/hCYB09 #fb #
  • Giving a lecture via Skype right now. They can see me, but I can't see them. Weird. #fb #
  • Just remembered I have a serious videoconference in 10 min… and I'm still unshaven, unshowered, bleary-eyed and in my underwear! #fb #
  • So was Tampa named after a feminine hygiene product? #fb #
  • Spammers ruin every social innovation: email, Facebook, bittorrents and now even Twitter. #fb #
  • Great. The head cold is now a chest cold and a migraine, with only 48 hours left to complete grant #2 #fb #
  • How much chicken soup can one man eat? #fb #
  • Shit. After messing with the margins, my grant is still 1 page too long! #fb #
  • Jeebus Cripes, Adobe, must you update EVERY hour? #fb #
  • So is honey more like bee poop or bee vomit? #fb #
  • Raw garlic, raw ginger and a fistful of Rolaids: dessert of champions. #fb #
  • Boushey's has the best (overpriced) chicken soup in town #fb #
  • I can't afford a chest cold right now! #fb #
  • From the sands of South Beach to the disgusting and frozen Montreal bus station 🙁 #fb #
  • I'm at Tampa International Airport (TPA) ✈ (4100 George J Bean Pkwy, Tampa) w/ 24 others http://4sq.com/fzk8ec #
  • Weird that all internet wifi functions work for free in the Miami airport… except to surf i need to buy an account! #
  • The spokesmodel for my hotel is scantily clad and has only one eye. They should rename it, "Sexy Cyclops Inn" #fb #
  • I'm at Sea Cafe (740 Ocean Dr., 8th, Miami Beach) http://4sq.com/g3vP2k #
  • One massive grant done, one more massive grant to go. #fb #
  • Just emptied my minibar of Jim Bean in an attempt to soothe my head cold. Now I'm sniffly AND drunk. #fb #
  • Wat The Hoople #fb #
  • Crap. I now officially have a cold…. in the tropics. #fb #
  • Time to raid the mini-bar before my video conference… #fb #
  • Last night I dreamed I was a murderer, and woke up feeling very guilty. So if you hear of any unsolved killings in Miami this week… #fb #
  • A flight from Ottawa to T.O. costs $100 more than a flight from Ottawa to NYC– on the same airline? (Im looking at you, Porter) #fb #
  • I think they should rename my hotel "Jailbait Inn" #fb #
  • I'm at Clinton Hotel (825 Washington Avenue, 8th, Miami Beach) http://4sq.com/fJoWIW #
  • One nice thing about being in a city of Guidos is that it's not hard to find a protein shake #fb #
  • Oooh. Free mimosas. #fb #
  • Whoa. This cafe is playing soca and reggae versions of Pink Floyd songs. Not sure how I feel about that. #fb #
  • Hmm. I seem to have caused an emergency by asking for a salad instead of fries. Welcome to the USA. #fb #
  • Free wifi, outdoor cafe on South Beach, bottomless espresso… this is the way to write a grant. #fb #
  • First day in Miami: saw one arrest, several Guidos, and a whole lot of fat people #fb #
  • OhmiZod. South Beach really is full of Guidos. #fb #
  • In South Beach, bitches. Bring on the burritos… #fb #
  • Off to Miami, bitches. Signing off for the next 3 hrs. #fb #
  • Gaddafi is like everyone's crazy uncle. Except he's got an army. #fb #
  • Miami bound. But the plane is filled with toddlers. Oh joy. #fb #
  • Run by monkeys (@ Terminal 3 w/ 4 others) http://4sq.com/h0i7Qz #
  • Note to self: avoid Toronto's terminal 3. Random sign labels, rude staff, conflicting security instructions. An airport run by monkeys. #fb #
  • Half of my Miami flight is wearing a Canada Goose jacket. I'm glad they paid extra for all the arctic warmth they'll need in Florida. #fb #
  • A friend just started at Research In Motion. It's his first RIM job. #fb #
  • "If porn's so bad, why are there so many nuns in it?" -House. #fb #
  • It seems every freakin' idiot in downtown Toronto is wearing an overpriced Canada Goose jacket #fb #