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Black SwanToday marked a sad day of remembrance for Chicago Cubs fans with the passing of former third baseman Ron Santo. Unless you're an avid Twitter reader, however, you may not have known that the Major League Baseball legend played a big role in actor Gary Sinise's life. You can read about that among the retweets below.

Other posts in our mix for today include a David Slade revelation about how Florence and the Machine were almost used in "Eclipse," as well as how he feels about the "Eclipse" soundtrack's Grammy nomination. It's all detailed after the jump along with Mary Elizabeth Winstead's micro-review of "Black Swan" and Matthew Broderick with a puppy.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is Twitter-Wood for December 3, 2010. Read More...

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Breaking DawnIf you don't follow comedian Neil Hamburger's (alter ego of Gregg Turkington) Twitter account you've missed a golden month in the age of tweet humor. He's currently coming off a marathon of arbitrarily ripping into Axe body spray for insufficiently observing Tom Bosley's death, and yesterday he and Tim Heidecker launched a nuclear barrage of fake allegations against "Yogi Bear."

In other realms of the Twittersphere, NASA's press conference about a new form of life captured many posters' imaginations, including those of Michael Ian Black and John August, who each reacted to the announcement differently. Find out what they said and who's about to get down to work on "Breaking Dawn."

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is Twitter-Wood for December 2, 2010. Read More...

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Spider-Man MusicalWorld AIDS Day didn't escape Russell Brand's attention today, and although he didn't sign off of Twitter to show his support, he did offer some advice to his followers.

In other tweets, David Slade dismayed over the technical problems that plagued the Spider-Man musical in New York, though he didn't sound all that broken up over what the show's fate might mean for a Hulk musical down the road. Check out his perspective after the jump, where you'll also find David Spade's reactions to the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show, Tom Felton's recent golf excursion and a height comparison between Autumn Reeser and Magic Johnson.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is Twitter-Wood for December 1, 2010. Read More...

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Tom FeltonSome Twitter-Wood citizens were shocked after the organization WikiLeaks decided to release U.S. diplomatic cables that they'd obtained over the weekend. Some responded with a total lack of surprise, such as Michael Ian Black, and at least one man just wanted to know if they were aware of where his keys might be.

A Tuesday earthquake in Japan, meanwhile, startled people as well. Olivia Wilde has a theory about why it occurred that you probably hadn't considered, while Tom Felton didn't appear to have experienced an interruption during his grocery shopping because of the quake. Find out what he was looking at in Tokyo after the jump, as well as what Rose McGowan thought of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1," as well as how "Weird" Al Yankovic sees himself.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is Twitter-Wood for November 30, 2010. Read More...

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Leslie NielsenLeslie Nielsen's death prompted a full day's worth of reactions in Twitter-Wood today, both from fans respectful enough not to call him "Shirley" and those who thought he would prefer to be remembered by that name. Dane Cook dedicated a show to him, while Brian Posehn shared his favorite Nielsen anecdote, and Olivia Wilde just plain misses him.

The "Star Wars" community experienced a loss as well, though, with the passing of "Empire Strikes Back" director Irvin Kershner. John Hodgman, Brian Lynch and Kyle Newman all contributed perspectives on their accounts, and Nathan Fillion shared some Christmas tree ornaments that Kershner might have appreciated.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is Twitter-Wood for November 29, 2010. Read More...

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BurlesqueHolidays never come without a few grievances, and Nina Dobrev, Mindy Kaling and Ice-T all sounded off with frustrations today, from Christmas music being played too early to NPR stories about traffic and notions of what Thanksgiving is or isn't about in general.

Edgar Wright, meanwhile, shared a quick memorial note about about the passing of actress Ingrid Pitt, who you may know from her work in "The Vampire Lovers," "Doctor Who" or the original "Wicker Man." His thoughts, as well as Felicia Day's reaction to Azeroth getting blitzed in "World of Warcraft" and Patton Oswalt's gut reaction to "Burlesque" await you below.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is Twitter-Wood for November 24, 2010. Read More...

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Buffy the Vampire SlayerJoss Whedon isn't the only one out there with an opinion on the new "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" reboot from Warner Bros. Former "Buffy" actress Amber Benson contributed some perspective yesterday with a possible explanation for the current situation.

On a more serious note, tension between North Korea and South Korea has been on a lot of minds today after the North shelled the island of Yeonpyeong, killing two soldiers. John Cho was among those hoping for a peaceful outcome, while elsewhere Damon Lindelof shared his own thoughts on resolving disputes. He's retweeted below, along with fears about Thanksgiving and a thank-you note to Jessica Simpson's surprise chicken-soup benefactor.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is Twitter-Wood for November 23, 2010. Read More...

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Justin BieberAmerican Music Awards tweets consumed most of the Twitter-Wood feed Sunday night, with Justin Bieber pulling in the most celebrity endorsements by far. Personally, however, I'd like to endorse Nathan Fillion's perspective on the evening, as he remained focused on what really matters.

Airports, however, weren't nearly as luxurious as the AMAs this weekend, and if you were flying you were probably worried about whether the TSA was going to scan you or give you a pat-down. Samm Levine proposed a trick to beating the system, while Judd Apatow pondered parenting decisions. Find out if you agree with either of them after the jump, right beneath John Hodgman's expectations for "Mad Men" Season 5.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is Twitter-Wood for November 22, 2010. Read More...

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Green LanternThis week's "Green Lantern" trailer has been out in the world long enough to attract a range of reactions for the comics and mainstream crowds alike. Read what you will into James Gunn's assessment of the film, but he seems to think it would be better suited for Syfy.

As for the big theatrical release of the week, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1" continues to be a hot topic in the Twitter-Wood feed. Brian Lynch and Andy Milonakis engaged in a deep exchange about the film's earnings, while Ben Stiller's been working on top of a building and Penn Jillette got up close and personal with a jacket that belonged to Harry Houdini. Those posts and more await you down below.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is Twitter-Wood for November 19, 2010. Read More...

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Morning GloryStill undecided about whether or not to got see "Morning Glory"? Richard Kelly's micro-review today may help you make up your mind. As for whether or not you should check out the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade next week, Miranda Cosgrove's been encouraging her followers to watch; but she is a little biased.

In other tweets, if you've been learning more about Prince William than you ever wanted to know during the past few days since he announced his engagement, you aren't alone. Check out how "Harold and Kumar" creator Jon Hurwitz feels about British Royalty after the jump, where you'll also see where Toby Wilkins is at with filming MTV's new "Teen Wolf" series and what Alison Brie's Wu-Tang name is.

I'm @brianwarmoth, and this is Twitter-Wood for November 18, 2010. Read More...

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