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'Sharknado': How Twitter turned it from campy to instant classic

'Sharknado': How Twitter turned it from campy to instant classic

“Sharks. Tornado. Sharknado.” That, right there, was the entire promo ad for the Syfy channel’s latest campy, poorly produced, shamefully acted, and horribly written masterpiece. Yes. Masterpiece. Look, I’m a seasoned vet when it comes to watching Syfy’s unbelievably bad but awesome hits. Hits like “Sharktopus” (“A half-shark, half-octopus creature creates terror in Mexico”) and “Dinoshark” (a giant shark trapped below the Earth’s surface for thousands of years is set free by oil drilling and terrorizes California), but "Sharknado" was something different. Because unlike the rest of Syfy’s...

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