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": http://mojo.ly/lzdZ59less than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet ReplyMother Jones
MotherJones

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? http://nyti.ms/lWLlJMless than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet ReplyThe New York Times
nytimes

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: http://bit.ly/k6NSpfless than a minute ago via TweetDeck Favorite Retweet ReplyVICE Magazine
VICEMAG

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: http://slate.me/ijecEvless than a minute ago via HootSuite Favorite Retweet ReplySlate
Slate

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: http://bit.ly/mdBh3Fless than a minute ago via twitterfeed Favorite Retweet ReplyMcClatchyDC
McClatchyDC

Warranted.

What Is It? http://bit.ly/kAwghrless than a minute ago via twitterfeed Favorite Retweet ReplyScientific American
sciam

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

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