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March 2018


There was no Shinsuke Nakamura Pop at the comic con this afternoon so I’m going to buy one on eBay #tweet


Lot of people looking up what ‘Streisand effect’ means this weekend #tweet


Wrapping up work for the week and a good job too as my brain is mush #tweet


Oops, I appear to have blown out my desktop speakers. Left one is attenuating softer, deeper-mixed sound. Drat and double drat #tweet


Revisiting Cave In’s Jupiter; they were barely out of their teens when they made this https://t.co/W1Kkg8sdo5 #tweet


Opening Day is done, and now it’s time to rebalance my roster. Reader, I drafted too many fielders #tweet


Speaking of Vastum, co-lead Leila Abdul-Rauf has a new solo album out next month and it’s not at all death metal but it is very good indeed #tweet


To the #IBelieveHer hashtag trolls - you know who you are - I think the more pertinent question is, why don’t you believe her? #tweet


It’s no consolation for her harrowing ordeal, but #IBelieveHer and I hope she gets something out of what’s happening today #tweet


I didn’t always think before I tweeted. Sometimes I still don’t. But it’s a good rule to go by #tweet


That Irish Times headline buries the lede: the first paragraph says nearly half of Irish adults believe some races are superior to others #tweet


Justice can be a travesty sometimes #tweet


D’Lo Brown vs Val Venis at SummerSlam ’98 is one of the all-time great opening matches. You know I’m right https://goo.gl/7fvvtL #tweet


It’s after 7.30pm and still daylight outside! You have no idea now happy that makes me #tweet


My fantasy baseball draft room opens in half an hour and I am nervous #tweet


A Defence Forces helicopter just landed on the GAA pitch across the way, as you do #tweet


Fugazi’s rhythm section is back together with sweet avant guitar licks for good measure https://t.co/3cwfqizY6o #tweet


Seriously, though, what was the story with the movie Jack and all those SST/Cruz Records T-shirts? #tweet


I don’t feel good about Daniel Bryan being cleared to wrestle; doesn’t sit right with me at all #tweet


When you turn around the cap of a tube of tomato purée, it can pierce the foil lid open https://t.co/5Ny1Cg1dor #tweet


My fantasy baseball draft is next Sunday at a relatively reasonable hour. And now the panic sets in… #tweet


More snow in the winter that never ends #tweet


Dean's got a great thread going sharing his picks for top Irish metal and heavy stuff https://t.co/nMO5DcZgtc #tweet


The Fractured series may have come to a close, but John Mulvaney’s not done with his engaging profiles of bands in their creative milieu — this time across the Irish Sea with British doom metal crew Solstice. #video


Ah, the Luas fiasco: what happens when you don't build flexibility or redundancy into the system #tweet


Terrible news about Filmbase. No room for creativity without the goal of financial profit in today’s Ireland #tweet


Here’s a thing about this sports funding controversy: it goes where the State thinks it’ll get the biggest return, not for the public good #tweet


Have to give the new Soderbergh a miss this morning with other things to be doing #tweet


Should’ve been the Chyna Memorial Battle Royal; someone people actually care about. Moolah is just a monster #tweet


Got on the bus and the radio was playing CCR’s ‘Green River’; now it’s ‘Love Will Tear Us Apart’. What parallel universe have I slipped into?! #tweet


April Fool’s jokes only work on April Fool’s Day, if they work at all #tweet


‘Irish should be compulsory’ says the person who went to a Gaelscoil and developed a unique passion for it while also admitting it’s taught as a subject and not a language. Right… https://t.co/ghx8sCABqM #tweet


Finally cracked a hard WordPress nut thanks to number_format_i18n #tweet


By Bee’s and my count, 40 separate and deliberate shots of the WrestleMania sign at #WWEFastlane tonight #tweet