Category Archives: Life

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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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: Chandler Parsons Attempts to Slide into the DMs

Women are tough. As a male 22-year-old, I have a bit of experience perilously navigating the treacherous seas of flirtation. Thankfully, most of my attempts to spark conversation and possibly connection take place in dark bars, where the only people who can judge … Continue reading

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@SillyNBA: Joel Embiid

Last year I created @SillyNBA, a twitter handle meant to favorite, retweet, and catalogue any instances of hilarious tweeting coming from NBA players. The comedy is almost continuous, whether the subject is sidepieces or subtweets, professional basketball players seem to … Continue reading

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Buzz Words

I really don’t like BuzzFeed. I fear that their insistence on the importance of listicles and clickbaiting has a negative impact on the overall intelligence of humanity. BuzzFeed generates content that is predictable and does not even attempt to challenge … Continue reading

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793 Miles Worth of Music

The journey begins… @bonnaroo #bonnaroo #bonnaroobingo2014 #readytoroo #radiatepositivity A post shared by Tyler Lauletta (@thisbytyler) on Jun 11, 2014 at 8:33am PDT Around 12:30pm, I left West Chester, Pennsylvania with Alex, Laura, and Sheldon en route to Bonnaroo. I was planning on … Continue reading

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An Introduction to #BonnarooBingo2014

Oh hello there! It’s me, Festival Tyler. You may remember me from our time together at Governor’s Ball last summer. Or maybe you played along with #CoachellaBingo2014 two months ago. Well, I had so much fun that last go around … Continue reading

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Ouroboros and the Internet

Two days ago, this New York Times piece put into words many of the insecurities and narcissistic leanings towards spouting bullshit that I experience on a daily basis. We live in an era of media overstimulation, especially those of us … Continue reading

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