The Day the Twitterati Ate Their Own

Careful what you Twitter! Blogger Ben Leventhal savaged Julia Allison for a brainless tweet. George Stephanopoulos denied inhaling at a White House dinner. And Kurt Andersen just shouldn't have typed anything. Today's 140-character mistakes:

The Day the Twitterati Ate Their Own

Preternaturally hunky Curbed editor Ben Leventhal, ordered by ex-girlfriend Julia Allison to suggest a dinner spot, told her to Google the keywords "sugar daddy restaurants."


The Day the Twitterati Ate Their Own

ABC newsman George Stephanopoulos felt compelled to clarify after reporting that his White House lunch with the president included "leeks and pot."

The Day the Twitterati Ate Their Own

Spy cofounder Kurt Andersen's job was amazing today and yours wasn't.

The Day the Twitterati Ate Their Own

New Yorker writer Susan Orlean caught the flu.

The Day the Twitterati Ate Their Own

Funnyman John Hodgman announced his hate of the word "meh," and stirred up a fuss among the obstinantly nonchalant.