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You Decide: Is Hitler’s Tweet Funny or Offensive?

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Adolf Hitler: Psychic looked into crystal ball and said I would be a big douche bag with bad facial hair. Growing mustache to prove her wrong.

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Twitter Historian on April 23rd 2010 in 1900-1950, The Book

PRETWEET: The Beatles (+1)

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John Lennon (@Imaginer): New girlfiend. Bandmates are going to love her.

Page 101 in Historical Tweets: The Completely Unabridged and Ridiculously Brief History of the World

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Twitter Historian on April 22nd 2010 in 1960s, The Book

PRETWEET: Michelangelo’s Advice for Young Artists

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*BRAND NEW FOR THE BOOK*
Naive young artists have been duped for years, and Michelangelo’s had enough.

His tweet about his “Sistine Gig” is one of over 80 never-before-seen tweets, only in the new book Historical Tweets: The Completely Unabridged and Ridiculously Brief History of the World, hitting bookstores around the U.S. and Canada just 5 days from today!  Have you pre-ordered yet?

Michelangelo

Michelangelo (@ArtyMike): Advice for young artists: Visit the site before quoting a price for a “simple ceiling paint job.”

Page 40 in Historical Tweets: The Completely Unabridged and Ridiculously Brief History of the World

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Twitter Historian on April 22nd 2010 in Comically Old, The Book

PRETWEET: Nevermore!

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Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe (@Poeboy): Another bird stuck in my study–it’s what I get for leaving the window open. Calling animal control.
PAGE 63 from the forthcoming book: Historical Tweets: The Completely Unabridged and Ridiculously Brief History of the World

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Twitter Historian on April 21st 2010 in 1800s, The Book

Reminder: Book Release Party

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Diesel Bookstore Brentwood

Just a reminder about our Historical Tweets book release party at Diesel Bookstore in Brentwood/ Santa Monica, CA.

All are welcome: come for the be history jokes, book buying and signing, and refreshments.

If you’re in the Los Angeles area, we hope you can make it! You should RSVP on Facebook.

Diesel Bookstore
May 9, 2010* at 3:00 PM
225 26th Street
Santa Monica, CA 90402
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* We realize that May 9 is Mother’s Day, but really, can you think of a better gift for your Mom?

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Twitter Historian on April 20th 2010 in The Book, Uncategorized, Updates


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