Author Archives: TylerLauletta

Tweets is Watching: Iggy Azalea and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Iggy Azalea is a polarizing cultural figure whose music has both topped charts and inspired heated debates across the Twitterverse. It is often forgotten that she, like every other celebrity and every other person on Earth, is also a human … Continue reading

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What Happens In Vegas: Taxi Cab Confessions

It has often been said, “What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas.” What follows is one man’s mission to break that mantra and share his story, and the Las Vegas lessons he learned along the way. At 3am on New … Continue reading

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New Year’s Revolution

The following was written into my iPhone during the hours of 2-4am on New Year’s Eve. My name is Tyler Lauletta and I am about to start a journey. After a family Christmas gathering I decided to hang around in … Continue reading

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Tweets is Watching: St. Louis PD Gets Into Twitter Beef

A series of events led to the St. Louis County Police Department making an unfortunate decision on Twitter last night. Before we get into the details of their error, allow me to supply you with the necessary exposition.

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A Comprehensive List of Things I’m Thankful for This Year

Family, friends, snow, my house, turkey, gravy, stuffing, potatoes, pies, ice cream, Portuguese sweet bread, family recipes, fireplaces, my puppy Rosie, her newfound ability to poop outside, and SportsCenter playing in the background of my every moment.

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Tweets is Watching – Odell Beckham Jr Catches Football/Collective Imagination of the Internet

During the Week 12 Sunday Night Football match between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys, Odell Beckham Jr. caught a ball that he had no business catching. He did it after defensive pass interference was committed against him and with the … Continue reading

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Tweets is Watching: LeBron James, Dad

At 4am this morning I had just finished watching The Newsroom and was about to go to bed. In the middle of Jeff Daniels’ big speech about why the police were the true heroes of the Boston Marathon bombings, my puppy Rosie threw up. This lead … Continue reading

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Tweets is Watching: #AlexFromTarget

Things are getting weird here at Tweets is Watching. Yesterday the Twitterverse was introduced to its newest sensation: #AlexFromTarget As the story went, #AlexFromTarget was simply a good-looking teenage boy who worked at his local Target in Texas. It all … Continue reading

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Taking the Furious 7 Trailer as Seriously as Possible

After years of anticipation tinged with sadness, the trailer for the seventh installment of the Fast and Furious franchise, aptly titled Furious 7, has graced the interwebs. It is glorious. Enjoy: If you’ve been following ShittyBanter from the start, you might know that … Continue reading

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Tweets is Watching: @TheJustinDuncan, Twitter Thief

Twitter can be a beautiful place. It can bring people together through hashtags. It can help organize civil protest and raise awareness of causes quickly, efficiently, and with great success. At its best, Twitter is a powerful force that can make … Continue reading

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