Aurora Theater Shooting

James Holmes Dies: Jokey Twitter account has 39,000 followers and falling

As our posts about Aurora theater shooting jokes by comedians Dane Cook and Jeffrey Ross make clear, using the massacre to get laughs is dodgy business right now.

But that hasn't stopped the person or persons behind James Holmes Dies, a Twitter account with more than 39,000 followers.

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