Would $1 Long Island iced teas get you to go to Applebees?
@marGOAT_, tweeting about a December deal at Applebee’s: $1 Long Island iced teas all month long. It remains to be seen if the deal will help the chain’s slumping sales, but it got the conversation flowing on social media as people made their plans to indulge or made fun of the crazy deal. @britariail tweeted: “Mom called to tell me she’ll have to Uber to Applebee’s $1 Long Island ice tea sale,” and @_troyjohnson wrote: “Applebee’s is serving $1 Long Island iced teas all December. This will be my last tweet.”
“Turf Guy” saves the Big Ten field mid-game.
@nascarcasm, tweeting about “turf guy,” who had to run out and repair a section of turf at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis when it ripped during Saturday’s Big Ten championship game between Ohio State and Wisconsin. The man, who was identified as Erik Harlow, was applauded online as he furiously worked to fix the turf on live TV.
The ladies of “Saturday Night Live” welcome you to hell in harassment skit.
“It’s freaky, it’s nasty, it’s button-under-the-desk-bad. But this is our hometown.”
“Saturday Night Live,” in a skit Saturday called “Welcome to Hell.” The women in the cast and guest host Saoirse Ronan attack the culture of sexual harassment. “‘House of Cards’ is ruined and that really sucks. Well, here’s a list of stuff that’s ruined for us,” they sing, before launching into a list that includes parking, walking, Uber and ponytails. Here’s the video:
People have some ideas for Twitter fan who thinks Taylor Swift is the “baddest b—-.”
@charsbewitched3, responding to Twitter user @xnulz, who started a heated thread by asking: “Name a b—- badder than Taylor Swift.” The tweet got thousands of responses as people presented options including their moms, and numerous famous women from history.
“Rick and Morty” creator gets real with fans about depression.
@danharmon, co-creator of “Rick and Morty,” responding to a fan on Twitter who asked him advice for dealing with depression. Harmon responded in a thoughtful, four- part tweet. Fans really appreciated the help: “You did more for anxiety/depression sufferers than any pill or therapist,” @punkinmimi tweeted.