Oh, the plaintive tweets about New York's lousy weather! And yet the media elite remained so addicted to Twitter they took off their mittens to overinform the world.

Fast Company editor Ellen McGirt grappled with a broken iPhone ...

A Chill Sweeps the Twitterati... and
so did New York Times TV blogger Brian Stelter.

AllThingsD blogger Peter Kafka kept his eye on the thermometer ...


... while CNET News reporter Caroline McCarthy worried she might turn into one. (What really should concern her: All that platonic cuddling with fameball Rex Sorgatz!)

Things got frosty for Wired contributor Clive Thompson ignored his wife, Emily Nussbaum, for a book. Nussbaum, a New York editor-at-large, took her complaints to Twitter.