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Sarcasm Abounds – Father Darth Emerges on Twitter, William Shatner Portrays Dad of Justin Halpern on CBS $#*! My Dad Says

Posted in Humor, Movies, Novel, Social Media, society, Television, Twitter, Uncategorized, Writing by farmerjaneusa on June 13, 2010
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I’m not sure if this is the same guy from @shitmydadsays. The humor is similar but decidedly much darker. True to the role of Darth as a suburban dad? You decide, I’m not so sure.  Still — a creative use of  Twitter. This tweeter consistently mentions current events, through a dark lens of course.
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If you don’t know about @shitmydadsays, it’s a Twitter account managed by Justin Halpern, a guy who has this to say in his bio: “ I’m 29. I live with my 74-year-old dad. He is awesome. I just write down shit that he says”.  On August 25, 2009 Harry Kimball at Newser.com reported that the account had only be in existence for 3 weeks and already there were almost 70,000 followers.  These days Justin’s account has 1,368,782 Followers and is on 34,886 Lists on Twitter.


On March 4, 2010, Less than a year after the Twitterverse was blessed with the reality driven wisdom of Dr. Halpern via his grateful son, HarperCollins released the hardcover book “Sh*t My Dad Says”.
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Audible.com has also released the unabridged audio book narrated by Sean Schemmel.
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Justin Halpern is the founding editor of the comedy website HolyTaco.com and  a senior editor at Maxim.com.  He is co-writing and co-producing a sitcom adaptation of his book on CBS for their new season.
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Read more and watch the CBS preview at WAYD?

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