Twitter is like a real-time conversation! And just like many conversations, sometimes you want to cover your ears, Eric Eldon, Micki Maynard, Ellen McGirt and others teach us:

New York Times Detroit bureau chief Micki Maynard pursued her love of U2 to absurd lengths.

Ultrapretentious startup consultant Chris Sacca got excited about a nude wedding.

Marie Claire features editor Lea Goldman contracted the Blueprint Cleanse flu.

VentureBeat snooper Eric Eldon listened in.

Fast Company writer Ellen McGirt made an obscure Blueprint Cleanse reference, we think.

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