Toasting Roger Ebert on Twitter
Over the weekend, fans of Roger Ebert took to Twitter, a medium the film critic fully embraced, to pay homage to the great writer using the hashtag "#ToRogerEbert" for their toasts. We've collected some of them below but thousands and thousands more are out there to browse by searching the hashtag.
- — Matt Zoller Seitz (@mattzollerseitz)Sat, Apr 06 2013 17:53:35Starting at 10 PM Eastern and continuing all night, let's Tweet virtual toasts to Roger Ebert. hashtag: #ToRogerEbert
- — edgarwright (@edgarwright)Sun, Apr 07 2013 00:07:47
- — Steve Prokopy (@CaponeAicn)Sun, Apr 07 2013 00:45:08#ToRogerEbert Thanks you for being woven into the fabric of my life, and for the countless words of wisdom and encouragement over the years.
- — Linda Holmes (@nprmonkeysee)Sat, Apr 06 2013 20:00:31For writing a book that was one of the last things I shared with my uncle. Who, by the way, was also pretty great. #ToRogerEbert
- — Robert Levin (@Rlevin85)Sat, Apr 06 2013 22:32:38#ToRogerEbert For showing us how to thrive amid hardship. For being a a young movie lover's hero without knowing it. For changing my life.
- — J. J. Hillard (@Hillizard)Sun, Apr 07 2013 09:08:09Thanks #ToRogerEbert for promoting screenwriters who often labor in obscurity & for his great reviews of films like The Player & Adaptation.
- — Bill Goodykoontz (@goodyk)Sat, Apr 06 2013 19:26:44#ToRogerEbert For the inspiration, for exposing a small-town guy to incredible art and, most of all, for the great reviews, in all forms.
- — Scott Weinberg (@scottEweinberg)Sat, Apr 06 2013 21:28:45
- — Odie Henderson (@odienator)Sun, Apr 07 2013 03:19:18#ToRogerEbert for writing the only movie I've ever had thrown at me when I worked in the video store. Roger found that story very amusing.
- — Michael Mirasol (@flipcritic)Sat, Apr 06 2013 19:02:50To Roger, Father figure to us Far Flung Correspondents. Our guiding force. Our friend who always listened. #ToRogerEbert
- — Dana Stevens (@thehighsign)Sat, Apr 06 2013 19:29:28For loving the godawful Nic Cage film "Knowing" so much he posted 3 riffs on its theology of free will. http://rogerebert.suntimes.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20090322/COMMENTARY/903229997 …m/ToRogerEbertl/… #ToRogerEbert
- — Robert Falls201 (@RobertFalls201)Sat, Apr 06 2013 19:35:35For his love of theatre and his vocal support of a generation of Chicago writers, actors and directors. #ToRogerEbert
- — Scott Weinberg (@scottEweinberg)Sat, Apr 06 2013 20:14:37For having the balls to show his damaged face. That alone makes him heroic way beyond movies. #torogerebert
- — Donna Bowman (@donnadb)Sat, Apr 06 2013 19:58:20For embracing unreservedly cyberspace as writing space, and creating a whole new generation of film criticism readers here. #ToRogerEbert
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