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Weird Twitter’s best tweets get the Criterion Collection treatment

Make some room on the shelf for these beautifully packaged musings.

 

Miles Klee

Internet Culture

The Twitter Criterion, created by Rob Whisman, has a simple mission. It is “dedicated to preserving & redistributing important classic and contemporary tweets.” To that end, each tweet in the archive receives elegant Criterion Collection-style cover artwork.

All your old Weird Twitter favorites are here, from @dril’s masterfully executed JERRY DUTY to @brendlewhat’s thrillingly vivid Hello Sir, I—. There’s also room in the canon for an entry more accidentally surreal: Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley’s deadpan account of hitting a deer on the road and leaving it for dead.

Here are just a couple of the historic tweets you’ll find illustrated on the Twitter Criterion tumblr: 

Fine, I’ll admit it: This puts my own DVD collection to shame.

Photo by AgentOfTrioxin/Flickr

 
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