Weekly Twitter Tweets for 2011-11-28

  • I always feel so important when reviewing manuscripts for BMJ… until I mentally remove the "M". #fb #
  • Bruce Lee would have been 71 today #fb #
  • Watching "Return of the Jedi." Can't change the channel until I hear, "It's a trap!" #fb #
  • Just bought another stack of "Ultimate X-Men" comic books. This is becoming an obsession. #fb #
  • Cool part about TTC construction issues: getting to see "Lower Bay Station", one of the hidden, unused Toronto subway stations. #fb #
  • How did "Crash" win an Oscar, but "Jackass" didn't? #fb #
  • Shakira is descended from the house of Alexander the Great? WTF? http://t.co/i9tx15q4 #fb #
  • Okay, I'm officially sold on swype. Well done, Android #
  • Trying the swype keyboard #fb #
  • Overheard on the TTC: "I pester my Mom a lot. She's becoming agitated with me." The Grammar Nazi cringes in aural pain. #fb #
  • Damn. Land of the Lost is one serious stoner movie. #fb #
  • Watching Ivanhoe (1952). Damn, Elzabeth Taylor used to be hot. #fb #
  • I'm at Sutherland Chan (743 spadina ave, Bloor/spadina, Toronto) http://t.co/nsbn7h1v #
  • New TTC subway cars are nice, but why do they still assume that people still have 1930s era sized asses? #fb #
  • Are you familiar with the old Klingon proverb? Gazpacho is a soup best served cold. #fb #
  • ZOMG. Cell phone woman is still at it. #fb #
  • After a long, carb-infused train ride http://t.co/k2f39Nxd #
  • Just read the *new* Action Comics #1 Gotta say, it was all right. #fb #
  • There's something simultaneously odd and glorious about being mind-numbingly drunk at 2pm on a moving train #fb #
  • Cripes. Annoying cell phone woman won't have lunch or a drink. Why are you taking up my space in first class? #fb #
  • Oh great. Lady next to me on the train is one of those marathon cell phone conversation people with no indoor voice. #fb #
  • Salmon or the pot roast? Who am I kidding? Pot roast, of course. #fb #
  • Having a "Hart to Hart" flashback. "When they met…. it was murder!" #fb #
  • On Via train 55, first class, to Toronto. Time to ingest a whole lot of booze and a whole lot of carbs. #fb #
  • Damn. I forgot I was traveling first class. Already bought a sandwich 🙁 #
  • Uhoh. I was wondering why everyone in the waiting room was staring at me. My fly was wayyyy down. #fb #
  • "@Telegraph: China job ads discriminate against Scorpio and Virgo http://t.co/GnDQ7zSI". Okay maybe this won't be the Chinese century… #fb #
  • "@JeffDSachs: Global Fund to fight AIDS, TB, Malaria under mortal threat. http://t.co/bzzJMHpV". And just after I included it in my class. #
  • At the optometrist. Is it finally time for the coke bottle glasses? #fb #
  • This is good news http://t.co/bD6CMXTs #fb #
  • Six Timbits and a whole pot of coffee down…. I'm going to be up for a couple of days. #fb #
  • If no one comes to my presentation tonight, I'll have to eat all the Timbits myself. #fb #
  • "Hummingbirds are the vampires of the flower world." #fb #
  • Freddy Mercury died 20 years ago today. #fb #
  • This is beyond disturbing http://t.co/gzTdlFTk #fb #
  • Thursday's lecture written before 2:AM. I think that earns me the right to read at least one comic book. #fb #
  • I just invented a new snack: turkey bacon dipped in honey! #fb #
  • Just received this email: "My name is Patrick And I would like to order for [sic] Railroad ties size: 6"x8"x8'" #fb #
  • Wait a second…. that's SNOW! #fb #
  • Things I've learned today" David Bowie's "Fame" was co-written by John Lennon. #fb #
  • Things I've learned today" "Cor blimey" derives from "God blind me." http://t.co/55ZU2jI1 #fb #
  • Watching Russell Harty's 1976 interview of David Bowie. Infuriating how condescending Harty was being. #fb #
  • Turkey bacon and chicken eggs. It's like i had a poultry genocide for breakfast #fb #
  • Open letter from a UC Davis professor: http://t.co/dXGFrZQy #fb #
  • Turkey bacon is neither #fb #
  • The Amazing Race is soooo boring this season. #fb #
  • Come take my 4th year class's Current Events Quiz: http://t.co/PP60FVCz #fb #
  • Despite what i tell my own students, lectures are indeed the best place to take a nap. I feel so refreshed! #fb #
  • Once again, a lecture on food security is making me hungry #fb #
  • At a poli sci lecture. Every time she says, "donors" i hear "stoners." #fb #
  • In elevator with two fat, bearded, middle-aged dudes who are arguing about Cisco servers. I refrained from joining in. #fb #
  • Just taught linear regression in 25 minutes. That's possible, right? #fb #