Joe Mande: Dad Joins Twitter

He called me the day he joined Twitter. He's just like, 'What is this? How come people keep trying to follow me?' I was like, 'Dad, you fundamentally don't get--' He's like, 'I don't want people following me; that's scary.' And I was like, 'Dad, shut up.' Then he was like, 'I just want to Twitter you and your sister.' And I was like, 'Uh, that sounds awful. Don't ever say that.' 'I just want to Twitter you and your sister without anyone knowing.' And I was like, 'Ew.' If only there was a way to use your computer to write private correspondences. Someone should invent that.