Uber-prolific egghead Joyce Carol Oats had the twitterverse in an uproar today after she tweeted her outrage over a photo of a dead dinosaur. It wasn’t a real dinosaur, obviously. It was a picture of Stephen Spielberg sitting in front of the Triceratops on the set of Jurassic Park. On Tuesday, IGN movie editor Chris Tilly tweeted: “This guy thinks it’s cool to kill defenceless animals then take a selfie. Jerk.” And either Joyce got the joke… or she didn’t… it’s hard to tell, because SHE then tweeted:
The twitterati’s reaction was swift and savagely funny:
So what do you think? Is Joyce losing her mind? Or just having fun? I’d like to think she knows what’s up. I follow her, and she’s a pretty sharp cookie. (Sharp cookie? Omg, she’d HATE that.) Anyway, I’m giving her the benefit of the doubt here.