Wednesday 25 January 2012

"10 Things Looney Tunes Characters Would Tweet"

Just briefly, social networks have really taken over the Internet in the last half-decade, changing the way we think about things and the way we carry out our business on the Internet, its influence is all reaching. This post comes off the back of that and of this blog's new focus on cartoons as well as feature animation.

Live-In Nanny, a help site for nannies and raising your children, (somewhat of an unlikely source) has produced this very clever and witty article: "10 Things Looney Tunes Characters Would Tweet". It compiles a list of ten fictional Looney Tunes Tweets, asking what use the famous ensemble of cartoon characters would make of Twitter. It's doubly clever as it also acts as somewhat of a history of the famed shorts.

For more like this:

"“*Holds up sign* Ouch. #AcmeFail” – The taciturn Wile E. Coyote seldom speaks, instead preferring to communicate via sign. A loyal Acme customer, many of the Rube Goldberg-esque devices he creates in an (unsuccessful) attempt to capture the Road Runner backfire, causing him injury."

Head on over here.

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