Tweets of the Week: A Manning Thanksgiving, Circle of Lights & More
Indiana University’s football team topped Purdue University 23-16 (as the game-clinching score came with less than 30 seconds remaining), but not everyone was happy with what they saw:
After this half of football, the #oakenbucket should go to Ball State.
— Ed Wenck (@EdWenck) November 29, 2014
Gary Brackett may be in soul-food heaven since retiring from the Indianapolis Colts organization, but he still brings it each week, this time tackling the Colts’ poor … tackling.
You got to be kidding me. Wrap up and bring your legs.. Smh
— gary brackett (@GaryBrackett58) November 30, 2014
One thing Twitter is good for: Pausing to consider some of life’s mundane idiosyncrasies.
The guy that named battery sizes was drunk. "Alright, here we go. Let's start with AAA, then AA, now C and D. Oh and 9 volt. Beer me."
— Peter Dunn (@PeteThePlanner) November 29, 2014
The Circle of Lights tells the tale for the 52nd time: The holiday season is officially here.
Before & After of the tree lighting downtown! ! pic.twitter.com/aKvuXHwJ2B
— Matt McCutcheon WTHR (@matt_mccutcheon) November 29, 2014
And is it just us, or does Indianapolis mayor Greg Ballard look like he could be Gotham’s own? That hat: straight-up Dick Tracy style (in the best way).
— Mayor Greg Ballard (@MayorBallard) November 29, 2014
Our local weathercasters have a way of putting things in (a sometimes-bleak) perspective:
— Sean Ash (@SeanWTHR) November 27, 2014
Ever wonder how holidays go in the House of Manning? This looks about right:
Thanksgiving at the Manning household | pic.twitter.com/jrAjt8RDoG
— Faux John Madden (@FauxJohnMadden) November 27, 2014
As always, we’re closing out this installment of Tweets of the Week out with national “news.” This time, a two-parter—and as it turns out, the tweets are related, really.
Try not to forget the real story of Black Friday, when Jesus stormed the temple and punched an old man in the face for 20% off a Nespresso.
— keri (@kerihw) November 28, 2014
Our image of evil space aliens surely derives from a fear that they will treat us just as we treat one another.
— Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson) November 21, 2014