Tweets of the Week: Peter Wilt, Laverne Cox, Colts & More
Laverne Cox, the transgender star of Orange Is the New Black who spoke at Purdue University earlier this year, congratulated Hoosiers on what she considered progress:
Shout out to my peeps in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin who can now have their unions fully recognized. #MarriageEquality
— Laverne Cox (@Lavernecox) October 6, 2014
The Indy Eleven won their first home game as a fledgling NASL soccer squad, and the team’s president was ecstatic:
Happiness. Thank you Indianapolis. I love you. pic.twitter.com/WoRlYjXLKu
— peter wilt (@PeterWilt1) October 12, 2014
The Indianapolis Star landed national writer Gregg Doyel to replace the departed Bob Kravitz:
— Gregg Doyel (@GreggDoyelStar) October 8, 2014
Thursday night’s Colts vs. Texans game had a side contest: an old-fashioned beard-off between Andrew Luck and Ryan Fitzpatrick.
At halftime, the Union leads the Confederacy 27-14. pic.twitter.com/lylJ80CK6Z
— Nilla Nillanovic (@JayNilla) October 10, 2014
Plus, it was surreal to see TV’s Teenage Witch giving kudos to our Colts.
ESPN ranked Indiana University’s Assembly Hall the No. 1 college-basketball court design nationwide:
— Chronic Hoosier (@ChronicHoosier) October 9, 2014
Yes, indeed: Macauley Culkin’s pizza-themed Velvet Underground tribute band, booed off stage earlier this year, will play Fountain Square’s Hi-Fi venue on October 30:
Who will join my new band MACAULAY CULKIN WILL BRING PIZZA JAMS TO INDIANAPOLIS?
— Salvatore Pane (@salpane) October 9, 2014
On Halloween Eve, that might be a fright. But Batman can save us:
— Martin van Nostrand (@theJON_TRON) October 12, 2014
It seems that Indy continues to be passed in traffic as mass-transit funding goes:
— Ehren Bingaman (@ebingaman) October 12, 2014
Meanwhile, “breaking” news isn’t what it used to be:
There’s a fine line between breaking news and broken news.
— Adam Wren (@adamwren) October 10, 2014
And one of our favorite local tweeters delivered another classic: