Tim Hoover is your inner child who also happens to DJ really fun parties and is a grown man. One arm propping a ghetto blaster to his ear, and cradling too many napkins in the other – he is a softer, drunker Golden Boy wearing sunglasses, looking northward. An everyman, yet no man. He is Winnipeg, in many ways. A blend of wit, self-deprecation, intelligence and irony.
The key to reading a good tweet from Tim Hoover is to be well-rested with a good night’s sleep. Wake up really early and get ready for work. Make and eat a hearty breakfast, read some of the morning’s news, and be prepared to make educated decisions for the day. While you have been busy falling asleep watching something on Netflix, Tim Hoover has been preparing tweets overnight while DJ’ing on stage amidst text messages from attractive females. Tim Hoover does not seem to sleep; only disco nap.
There is no way to be prepared for what Tim has referenced overnight, nor what he will reference over the course of the day, week or even month (see #1 favourite tweet). Being a well-rounded, educated, and critically-minded person will help you achieve maximum enjoyment of tweets. Consuming alcohol at night will also help.
The logistics of Tim Hoover’s DJ Co-op persona is easily tolerated. The @greenroom certainly sounds like an enjoyable venue in which to listen to #Rap music and experience #dancing. Couple this with a facebook account in order to observe photos of hip human beings in attendance of the monthly #GrippingGrain celebration.
Stop off at Parlour on your way to/from work to tell him what you thought of his contributions. This is what is referred to as “fave-starring.” If, on rare occasion, Tim is not at Parlour, tell Nils, Tiff, or Cass about the gems you’ve discovered – this is called “retweeting.”
Looking back on Winnipeg’s most industrious and entertaining Twitter personality in 2012, here are ten of his finest online moments.
10. Totes Brutes:
9. With My Mind:
7. Red Bull Jump:
6. Squirrels of film
5. Doing Sex:
3. Tuxedo cats:
2. Don’t act like a baby:
1. Policy Helicopter:
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