Roger Ebert gained a new voice after losing his ability to speak.

Chicago, Illinois

For over three decades the most powerful opinion in Hollywood has belonged to movie critic Roger Ebert.

In 2006 complications from cancer surgeries left him without the ability to speak, but not without a voice. In addition to his books, column and blog, he now speaks on Twitter. In the moment-to-moment exchange of Tweets, he is as vibrant as he ever.

“…there’s something seductive about it: The stream, the flow, the chatter, the sudden bursts of news, the snark, the gossip, time itself tweet-tweet-tweeting away.”

Read his advice for other people interested in getting the hang of Twitter.