The best part about the IHOP burger stunt has been the tweets.
@ChaunMalone, on a publicity stunt in which IHOP said it was changing its name to IHOb, with the “b” standing for burgers. It was all just a marketing campaign that succeeded in generating a lot of online buzz. There were a lot of reactions — mostly people dunking on the brand.
Rachel Bloom enters the realm of epic clap backs.
@itgetsbedder, applauding Rachel Bloom, the star of “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend,” after her epic clapback to Neil Patrick Harris, who didn’t recognize her as the backstage host at the Tony Awards. Harris tweeted: “Who is the woman in the top hat backstage?” Bloom replied: “We’ve met numerous times and my husband, Dan Gregor, wrote for ‘How I Met Your Mother’ for 5 years.” Burn!
In on-air gaffe, Fox News host calls President Trump a dictator.
@adamcbest, tweeting after “Fox & Friends” host Abby Huntsman accidentally called President Trump a dictator on live TV on Sunday. Huntsman said of the meeting between Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un: “Regardless of what happens in that meeting between the two dictators, what we are seeing right now, this is history.” Huntsman apologized for the mistake later in the show, and tweeted out an apology as well.
Sonic rolls out the Pickle Juice Slush.
@jessicaesquire, tweeting about Sonic’s newest flavor of slush — Pickle Juice. The flavor debuted Monday, drawing polarizing opinions from customers brave enough to try it. @slackferno tweeted that the slush was “kind of amazing. Love it.”
Jezebel publishes piece alleging a smear campaign against the woman who accused Glenn Thrush.
@StassaEdwards, tweeting about an investigation by Anna Merlan of Jezebel into Laura McGann’s claim that after she accused New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush of inappropriate conduct, she became the target of a smear campaign.