This week, we heard all about the service Ship Your Enemies Glitter, which sends a discreet envelope to rain sparkly hell on someone who deserves a fate worse than death. But what’s it like to actually open one? No one knows! UNTIL NOW. This is how much a glitter bomb actually ruins your day. No, it’s not from Ship Your Enemies Glitter—that service has issued a warning to potential customers, telling them to stop placing orders.
Hamilton composer and star Lin-Manuel Miranda brought his cast to the White House Monday to perform a few numbers in the East Room, or the "room where it happens." In that same room, seven years ago, Miranda first publicly performed a song from what was then titled The Hamilton Mixtape at a White House poetry slam. The real treat for Hamilton fans and newbies alike, however, was this freestyle in the Rose Garden, which featured President Barack Obama holding up cue cards for Miranda to rap about.
Twitter humor is predictable. Even the weirdest crap can get formulaic—glitchy text nonsense, sexts, variations on “me irl” that link to shiba inu pictures (sorry)—so you gotta love it when someone steps in and reinvents the wheel. Patton Oswalt, what are you doing? This is some kind of joke, right? Oh, good. It is! Here’s what the tweets look like in context:Looks like a it worked on a few people:And it’s still going!
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".