All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Reaction’

Patriots/Giants Super Bowl Matchup Blows Up Twitter

It’s official, everyone – Super Bowl 2012 will be a rematch of 2007’s Super Bowl XLII. And as you all probably remember, that was a pretty interesting game. A little bit has changed since 2007: Eli Manning won’t be throwing to David Tyree, for one, which means we might find the game bereft of circus head-catches. And this time, Tom …

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SOPA Blackout Day: The Early Twitter Reaction

Since Twitter is not participating in the SOPA Blackout today, people are able to take to the site to express their support and/or frustration with the effort. Many high-profile sites have already begun their blackouts to protest the controversial legislation. At midnight on Wednesday, Wikipedia went dark, as did WordPress, Boing Boing and Minecraft. Sites like Google and Craigslist are …

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Ricky Gervais’ Golden Globes Performance Panned On Twitter

Ricky Gervais’ previous award show-hosting gigs set the bar pretty high, and it looks like he failed to hit that bar last night at the 69th Annual Golden Globes. Much of Gervais’ routine remained intact from last year: the celebrity bashing, the NBC bashing and the ever-present glass of beer. But his opening monologue felt tame, and besides a well-placed …

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Patty Jenkins No Longer Directing Thor 2, Twitter Reacts

Back in September it was announced that Monster director Patty Jenkins would helm Marvel’s Thor 2. Today it was reported that the director is leaving the project over creative differences. It’s being reported that Marvel Studios are talking with agencies as they begin the process of finding a new director. According to Deadline, “she’ll probably end up working on one …

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Patrice O’Neal Dead at 41: Comedians, Other Celebs React

Patrice O’Neal, the comedian who caught flak at the Comedy Central Roast of Charlie Sheen, has passed away at the age of 41. O’Neal, a diabetic, suffered a stroke back in October and died from complications. The news came today from longtime friends of O’Neal The Opie & Anthony Show, via Twitter. @OpieRadioopie radioYes it’s true that our pal Patrice …

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Tentative Deal Saves NBA Season, Twitter Reacts

On the 148th day of the NBA lockout, a tentative deal has been reached. The 2011 – 2012 NBA season is scheduled to tip-off on Christmas Day, and will feature a 66-game schedule. The league’s commissioner, David Stern, said: “We’ve reached a tentative understanding that is subject to a variety of approvals and very complex machinations … but we’re optimistic …

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Bob Costas Interviews Jerry Sandusky: Twitter Expresses Shock, Praise

On last night’s installment of the new NBC Monday night show “Rock Center with Brian Williams,” legendary sportscaster Bob Costas held a phone interview with former Penn State football coach Jerry Sandusky. Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past couple of weeks, you know that Penn State has been embroiled in a huge scandal involving allegations of …

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Conrad Murray Guilty In Michael Jackson Manslaughter Trial: Twitter Erupts

The verdict is in on Dr. Conrad Murray, the personal physician of the late Michael Jackson. And he has been found guilty of involuntary manslaughter The jury was made up of seven men and five women, and according to a report from CBS Los Angeles, and the ethnic breakdown looked like this: 5 Hispanic, 6 white and 1 black. Deliberation …

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New Gmail Is Live, Here’s Some Early Response

Gmail has a new look, and it’s live for everyone who wants to make the change. In the coming days, Google will switch everyone over to the new Gmail, but those of us anxious to see the new look can switch right now. Just hard refresh the page and look for the “Switch to the new look” link at the …

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Steve Jobs, 1955-2011: Twitter Remembers An Icon

Steve Jobs has died at the age of 56 from a long battle with pancreatic cancer. Twitter has been a place all evening for people to share what Jobs meant to them – how his inventions have changed the way we live and how his legacy will always be that of a visionary. While reading tweets from my friends, as …

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Warrant’s Jani Lane Dead at 47: Musicians, Other Celebs React

It’s a sad day for all late 80s-early 90s glam metal enthusiasts as the former lead singer of the band Warrant was found dead last night. Jani Lane was discovered in a room at a Comfort Inn in Woodland Hills, California. He was only 47. Police say that the cause of death is still undetermined. You might know Jani Lane …

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NFL Lockout Ends: Players, Teams and The Rest React on Twitter

It’s all but official now – we will have a 2011-2012 season in the NFL. And I will crush the souls of everyone in my fantasy league. This is a good thing. After four and a half months of negotiations, frustration and worried players, owners and fans, the players associations and the owners have unanimously agreed on a multi-billion dollar, …

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