The deaths of Michael Jackson, Farah Fawcett and Ed McMahon were catastropic... to Tyler Florence's publicity efforts. Also apparently tragic: having to ride to a resort town on a private jet, and the incessant printing of the New York Times.

Some of the Twitterati, it seems, were cranky. Others just overheard cranky people. And still others managed to laugh things off.

Celebrity Deaths Ruin Chef's Precious Chicken-Making Opportunity

You know what's a "tragedy?" The way Food Network chef Tyler Florence's publicity tour is shaping up!

Celebrity Deaths Ruin Chef's Precious Chicken-Making Opportunity

You know what sucks about taking a private jet to the resort town of Aspen? If you're motion-sick Mahalo founder Jason Calacanis, everything.

Celebrity Deaths Ruin Chef's Precious Chicken-Making Opportunity

John Gruber of Daring Fireball found someone who actually finds the New York Times too timely.

Celebrity Deaths Ruin Chef's Precious Chicken-Making Opportunity

The Hollywood Reporter's Matt Belloni posted a facetious nightlife review.

Celebrity Deaths Ruin Chef's Precious Chicken-Making Opportunity

Chris Anderson recognized that Free publicity was the silver lining in Condé Nast colleague Malcolm Gladwell's not-so-friendly review of his book.



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