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There are actual important stories to cover rather than giving over half of your front page to smearing Ellie Kisyombe #tweet

Just found out my favourite wrestler will be in Dublin on St Patrick’s weekend so I have to be there too, don’t I? http://bit.ly/2X5njuZ #tweet

I want to hear Guerilla Toss cover King Crimson’s ‘Thela Hun Ginjeet’ #tweet

Sometimes all you need in your life is some baby capybaras. [c/o TKSST] #video

Next year’s Royal Rumble at the Houston Astros stadium gets one step closer to my daydream of a Rumble at Tropicana Field #tweet

Beware the dodderman, my dear, when the moon is fat #tweet

That’s all of The Expanse s03 watched, now I need s04 #tweet

The Oscars are like WrestleMania: each the biggest live event of the year in their respective areas, but no longer really about their essence as much as mere ‘celebrity’ #tweet

Tickets to see the Meat Puppets in June secured, though the friction involved has given me a burn #tweet

Spent the afternoon stretching my copywriting muscles and now my brain is properly exhausted #tweet

Matt Riddle is a great example of how to integrate MMA style while keeping it pro wrestling. Shayna Baszler is getting it, too #tweet

Sooo NXT signed a jacked Joey Ryan who’s into prog metal #tweet

Found a dead blackbird in the driveway. No obvious signs of predation; probably electrocuted on the power lines above #tweet

Ironic that I feel the need to be clearer about this myself: he wasn’t misquoted, he could have said something unequivocal like ‘I was a horrible racist but I’m ashamed of that now.’ He didn’t https://t.co/0x745kNsUX #tweet

Liam Neeson says he’s ashamed. But it’s not quite clear from those quotes what part he’s ashamed of. There’s the rub #tweet

Steam says I’ve spent 17 hours in SimCity 4 over the last few days. At least I’ve got a city of 75,000 and a million simoleons in the bank to show for it #tweet

Halftime Heat was fun, wasn’t it? #tweet

American football, the sport where 15 minutes actually takes 45 #tweet

Just made myself half blind playing SimCity 4 for the last three hours. How’s your Sunday? #tweet

Whether or not you’re doing #MWE or #metalmindfulness this month, it’s cool to find an album new or old to take in fully. Sit down, wig out, any way enjoy the moment #tweet

Good morning on the first day of spring in the Irish calendar! Shame it’s also the first of February, aka Freelancer’s Bane #tweet

Damn straight I support the nurses’ strike. The State must pay them what they’re worth #tweet

It’s just hit me that when I saw these old episodes of Superstars back in the day, it was on an ancient black-and-white TV with dials that clunked https://t.co/ufOYC0cfKc #tweet

The new Deafkids album is a lot more physically listenable than the last one #tweet

Dundalk weather update: it snowed for five minutes, then the sun came out #tweet

Amateur hour on the production side at the #RoyalRumble tonight #tweet

What a day for cancellations #tweet

I was enjoying this first 1992 episode of Superstars on the Network till Buck showed up #tweet

My sole interaction on here with Glinner concerned the Minutemen, who if they were still going today would probably be playing benefits for trans rights https://t.co/rB1uOTkHHI #tweet

I thought this was just a line in legendary exploitation flick Fight For Your Life; a cartoonish exaggeration of the worst thing a racist could say. I didn't think people actually used it in real life, but the last few years show I stand corrected https://t.co/Au8cBzL8KW #tweet

I would guffaw at what’s being reported to be Theresa May’s Plan B in the Sunday papers if the whole thing wasn’t an actual, total hames #tweet

That’s the second thing I’ve seen today where people think it’s late February. I mean the year is flying in so far but not that fast #tweet

Only 10 minutes into IO and I’m already distracted by all the disembodied voices #tweet

MacDara is the patron saint of Connemara fishermen, and the only saint’s name that’s a surname. Despite being Irish (it means ‘son of the oak’, or maybe ‘second son’) it’s also quite rare; I have to say “It’s my first name” with depressing regularity https://t.co/0QfZ4M705E #tweet

All that these Brexit vox pop pieces tells me is that voting isn’t taken particularly seriously as a social responsibility http://bit.ly/2QUkfOf #tweet

I don’t tweet about Brexit because I can’t even #tweet