Tweets of the Week: Peter Wilt, Laverne Cox, Colts & More
It’s all fun and games until Sabrina the Teenage Witch posts about the Colts. Then the real bonanza begins.
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 (@GreggDoyelCBS) 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?
— SCARY HALLOWEEN NAME (@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:
In Carmel, there's Reis Nichols' gift cards at the end of the rainbow. pic.twitter.com/dkFwgYxYqr
— Peter Dunn (@PeteThePlanner) October 6, 2014