Okay, we’ll admit it. People like us. They like us a lot.
And unlike most scholars, we don’t shrug off the praise. We save every clipping, every mention, and every semi-positive tweet… so that, one day, perhaps we’ll be worthy of our own historical tweet.
|Will Tweet for Book Deal
“Twitter was also [agent Kate McKean’s] vehicle for signing Alan Beard and Alec McNayr. Their book, Historical Tweets, is due from Villard in April 2010.”
|What if Lincoln
Had Used Twitter?
“You CAN make fun of [historical figures] without fear of accidentally offending someone. This is the brilliance of Historical Tweets.”
| 10 Humor Sites
Sure to Make You LOL
“Who needs high school when history can be explained in 140 characters?”
|“Snappy thoughts of famous people at key moments in the past, rather than the standard Twitter fare of trivia from web users’ humdrum lives.”||“LOLworthy site imagining how historical figures would have come across if they’d been limited to
|“This site has earned a distinguished spot in my feed reader so I’m able to keep up with the tweets I missed from back in the day.”|
|“A brilliant idea…
hats off to Beard and McNayr”
|Richard Nixon, George Washington,
Al Gore, Truman, JFK, & More:
Top 7 Presidential Tweets
|History Never Retweets
#1 Game on Sporcle.com
|Gandhi’s Diet & More:
Top 7 Dreams That Went Awry
|Great Tweets From Days of Yore…||What Famous People Throughout History Might Have Tweeted|
|“It’s funny… Historical Tweets plays off of fictional ramblings of important dead people.”||History’s Hotties:
Top 7 ‘Historical Tweets’ From Women
The Manilla Times half-raved: “fictional and mostly comical Twitter posts.”
American Libraries Magazine (yes, an actual magazine, people) referenced “amusing” as a way to describe us.
Presse Citron called us “la meilleure idée depuis Twitter.”
Buzz Feed gave us the thumbs up.
Beatles News punned: What is tweet now, turns so sour. Clever!
Joe Tech called us “a great idea.”
IT Draft said this in French: HistoricalTweets, c’est un blog hilarant qui nous propose de revisiter l’histoire en mode Twitter.
RegioBlogs liked our John Lennon find!
Bag of Nothing had time to kill.
The Book Case blog mentioned our forthcoming book!
The Jewish Journal reported, ironically, “What Would Jesus Tweet?”
Mahalo made us a special page.
The Somewhat Ambitious said, “there are a number in there that really butter my muffin.”
The Daily SEO Tip blog said we were a good tactic for “building Twitter Maddness” (typo theirs).
Rex Dixon said we were a “funny site with promise.”
Ventanazul said we were the #1 Funny Web site to waste your time.
Ashton Kutcher said: LMAO!
Robert Scoble said: LOL!
Steve Rubel liked us on his Friend Feed.
People are Digging us by the dozens.
Damien Van Achter said: Excellent!
Lisa Mac said: Best 10 minutes I’ve spent on the web in ages.
A bunch of people on Del.icio.us think we’re awesome!
Myriam enjoyed our site!
aOaaie updates us on her little humor-induced incontinence problem.
Jonathan Cliff enjoyed our Q&As.
Ian Applegate thought we were so funny, he said it twice.