Mutton Parts, Randy Cartoonists, and Expensive Taste

Here at The Atlantic Wire, we respect and value the social media editors who share the links that make our jobs easier. Sometimes, though, we have no idea what they're talking about. So after a day of staring at Twitter, we're sharing our favorite head-scratchers.



You might call this Q&A with a prostitute-loving libertarian cartoonist "Atlas Shagged": than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet ReplyMother Jones

You might call this tweet a poorly sourced reference to your English teacher's favorite hashtag and mine: #lessinterestingbooks. But this one's kind of the opposite.

Clouds have lifted, and the Hamptons beckon. What are your plans for the weekend? than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet ReplyThe New York Times

Now, who says The New York Times is elitist?  (It's worth noting that The Times is running an experiment and letting humans tweet from their formerly cyborg account for the first time. Humans with expensive taste it seems.)

Internet superstar @RobDelaney made a baby. Here's how it happened: than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet ReplyVICE Magazine

You know if you're brave enough to click through on that, you'll get a sort heartwarming story that involves surprisingly little nudity or drug use. Vice is slipping.

Eh, this traditional Mongolian feast, e.g. mutton parts, looks none too appetizing–PHOTOS: than a minute ago via HootSuite Favorite Retweet ReplySlate

You had us at "mutton parts," Slate. And I swear I might've clicked to see what lies behind that link if not for the all-caps warning.

Headless corpses spark worries on Mexico's southern border: than a minute ago via twitterfeed Favorite Retweet ReplyMcClatchyDC


What Is It? than a minute ago via twitterfeed Favorite Retweet ReplyScientific American

Pickle surprise! (That's a YouTube joke that involves RuPaul and sandwiches. Also, SFW.)

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