Hey Bros!

Welcome to Twitter in Focus where media comes to die!  Today’s contestant is Dr. House, Hugh Laurie, who, before he was a TV doctor, was a hilarious Australian comedian.  Let’s see what he’s tweeting.


July 4th:  “Terrific stuff from

The whole EU, probably not a great idea.  The money especially.

July 4th:  “Four months later, plants his studly flag on the peak. For better or worse, the Night has been Managed.

You can’t let Loki go up there!  It’s probably the site of some ancient Asgardian weapon!  It’s a scheme!  Someone call Thor!

July 4th:  “”The Taxman” is a naughty concept. There is no such cigar-chomping Bentley-driving villain; he’s schools and hospitals.”

And wars and corporate subsidies and police brutality…

July 5th:  “Pum. That’s my one syllable round-up of the week’s news.”

Like “pum-pum!” on Law and Order?

July 8th:  “Praying we’ll be able to look back and remember this as the summer of Root.”

If he’s talking in Australian, that means the summer of Fuck.

July 9th:  “Moeen Ali. Talent, attitude, beard. A joy to watch.”

That, sports fans, is a cricket player.

July 10th:  “Oh my. Screaming Lord Trump.”

Oh, looks like he’s switched over to the U.S. news.

July 14th:  “To hell with it. I’m going to let spell check write my next novel, seeing as how it holds such firm onions.”

Nothing under the aussie slang dictionary for “onions” so I’m assuming he meant beer.

July 17th:  “Jon Stewart leaving TDS isn’t just “aw…” It’s a disaster. An oil spill, a crop failure, a methicillin-resistant run on the banks.”

Aw, c’mon.  I’ve seen the new guy do stand up and he’s very good.

July 25th:  “You produce a jewel of an epigram, chock-full of brevity, and before the spittle has dried on your lips, someone’s saying: “Yeah, also…””

Yeah, also, I had to look up epigram.

July 29th:  “NZ schoolboys give a Haka send-off at a teacher’s funeral. If this doesn’t stir your blood, I can’t help you.

Wow!  Now that’s a funeral!

Okay, let’s rate Hugh’s tweets.  Crazy, interesting stuff.  I give him an 8 for Mustness, a 9 for Style and a 10 for Insanity.  That’s an overall score of 9.  Follow crazy Dr. House.

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