Thor’s Beard, ‘Rio’ Promotion And Passover Celebrations In Today’s Twitter-Wood

The summer blockbuster season is rapidly approaching and the tweets are alive with excitement. Arguably, the first big film opens May 6th and comes in the form of a hammer-wielding warrior named “Thor.” Leave it to Seth MacFarlane to point out the most exciting thing about the Norse God.

For us, summer blockbuster season usually means obnoxiously-excited-for-new-Pixar-movies season. We’re counting down the days until “Cars 2,” but one “Finding Nemo” star is upset that a sequel is not in her future.

Meanwhile, “Rio” slayed “Scream 4” at the box office this weekend and star Tracy Morgan finally gets his promotional groove on. And another comedian is celebrating Passover this year, albeit under a new name.

I’m @TravisHelwig and this is Twitter-Wood for April 19th, 2011.

Rio Promotion: @RealTracyMorgan Starring in new movie Rio, But been busy getting all the basketball wives pregnant – Jennifer’s having twins.
-Tracy Morgan, Comedian/Actor (“Rio,” “30 Rock”)

@ConanOBrien It’s tough sharing a birthday with Kourtney Kardashian. Our friends never know which party to go to.
-Conan O’Brien, Comedian (“Conan”)

Passover Wishes: @SarahKSilverman HAPPY JEWISH THANKSGIVING!
-Sarah Silverman, Comedian (“The Sarah Silverman Show,” “School of Rock”)

Twitpic of the Day: @TheEllenShow If Finding Nemo 2 isn’t happening, I better start developing characters for other movies. What do u think of this?
-Ellen DeGeneres, Comedian (“Ellen”)

@RejectedJokes I always wondered why in the board game “Don’t Wake Daddy” the father always sleeps alone. What happened to his wife?
-Ben Schwartz, Actor/Comedian (“Parks and Recreation,” “Undercovers”)

Thor Thoughts: @SethMacFarlene Thor is like every other superhero, only beardier.
-Seth MacFarlene, Writer/Creator (“Family Guy”)

@SteveMartinToGo No really good cannibal cookbooks that can satisfy my growing hunger for human flesh.
-Steve Martin, Comedian/Actor (“Three Amigos,” “Cheaper By The Dozen”)

@sethmeyers21 This stinks. I always tell girls at bars I’m the “Three Cups of Tea” guy and now I’m going to look like a LIAR!
-Seth Meyers, Writer/Actor (“Saturday Night Live”)

@LisaLampanelli Nic Cage arrested for domestic abuse. Hope the judge throws a book at him — y’know one that has good scripts & acting tips in it!
-Lisa Lampanelli, Comedian (“Comedy Central Roasts”)

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