Twitter Tuesday: Variety pack -- culture, sports and technology
Back again with three more great Twits to follow (sure, that sounds insulting, but "Tweeters" just sounds stupid) for your burgeoning Twitter feed. And as always, follow us at @denverwestword, @cafewestword and @casciato.
@psmyth12 and @champbailey: I know it's the height of baseball season, but I'm a football guy, so I was more excited to find out that single-game Broncos tickets go on sale July 18 from Patrick Smyth, Broncos PR/stats guy, than I was to hear about the Rockies winning streak. Smyth has already dropped some really good tidbits in his short time Tweeting (it's a new account). The feed seems like a great follow for offseason news. And while Pro Bowl cornerback Champ Bailey is a fairly standard celebrity Tweeter (lots of self-promotion, the occasional shout-out to a fan or on-field buddy), he's one of the few likable and recognizable Broncos left at this point, so I figure he's worth following for that alone. And yeah, baseball? If someone suggests some good Rockies Twits to follow, I will. From what I know of the sport, they should be able to tweet while playing, as long as they aren't at bat, right?
@DenverFilm: Now that we've got the testosterone-soaked Twits out of the way, how about a little culture in the form of the Denver Film Society? This tweet stream includes info about upcoming events, recommendations for things to see and a good amount of back and forth with fans. Oh, and they are organizing Twitter VIP sections for this season's Film on the Rocks series, so if you ever wanted to do real-time commentary on a film over the Internet, your chance has arrived.
@TheBigKlosowski: Speaking of Film on the Rocks, this week's entry is the classic Coen Brothers film The Big Lebowski. The screening's timing offers a fine chance to introduce TheBigKlosowski, an area photographer who organizes Tweetups (that's a real-world meet-up of Twitter users, in case it isn't obvious from the name), maintains a humorous and bustling tweet stream and does the occasional giveaway over Twitter. You just missed the chance to get a lot of free tickets to The Big Lebowski, but hopefully he'll be doing something similar soon. In the meantime, you can bug him about it during the next Tweetup, at 6:30 p.m. on June 25 at the Wynkoop. I'll be there!