The Live-Tweeting of Sharknado 3 Was Almost as Fun as Sharknado 3

SyFy’s continuing contribution to meteorology/shark biology/high camp premiered Wednesday night in the form of Sharknado 3.

And, as per usual, you really had to keep one eye on the shark-related mayhem and another eye on Twitter to get the full experience.

Here now are the best Tweets from the wonder known as Sharknado 3. You’re welcome.

Ian Ziering's Daughter's First 3-Syllable Word Was – You Guessed It – Sharknado

Ian Ziering’s daughter, 2-year-old Penna Mae, has been swept up in the storm of Sharknado fandom.

Why Sharknado 'Is Saving the Entire Human Race,' According to Screenwriter Thunder Levin

This is not a drill: Sharknado screenwriter Thunder Levin has some pretty compelling reasons why the Syfy movie trilogy could actually save humanity as we know it – hear him out ….

“Not to get too deep about something called Sharknado,” Levin tells PEOPLE, “[but] our society was sort of built on shared communal storytelling experiences, whether it was cavemen sitting around the fire telling stories or the plays in the Greek amphitheaters or the commoners coming to hear Shakespeare.”

Backstreet's Back – with 'NSYNC and a Zombie Movie

The biggest boy band rivalry of the century has, apparently, come to an end.

Members of ’90s megagroups the Backstreet Boys and ‘NSYNC are joining forces to make – what else – a zombie movie.

And You Thought Sharknado Was Wild: See Tara Reid in Mosquitonado!

Not that Sharknado really needs a parody, but here’s a faux movie trailer that pokes fun at the kitschy franchise – Mosquitonado.

Watch the Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! Trailer (You Know You Want to)

Oh, hell yes!

The teaser trailer for the sequel you know you secretly wanted is out, and it’s sharktastic, sharkalicious and sharking good fun.

The Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! teaser points out that the biggest blockbusters come in threes – which means that this biting comedy now joins the ranks of The Lord of the Rings, The Dark Knight and The Godfather.

Just in Time for Shark Week, We've Ranked Every Pop-Culture Shark

Sunday was the beginning of Shark Week on the Discovery Channel, an annual celebration of the awesome might of these elegant creatures of the sea.

But while Shark Week focuses largely on real sharks (well, real-ish) we wanted to commemorate the sharks that we enjoy the other 51 weeks of the year – the friendly and fearsome sharks that fill up our popular culture. Which pop-culture shark is best? And, just as crucially, which pop-culture shark is worst?

The Best Twitter Reactions to Sharknado 2: The Second One

It doesn’t really matter what else happened in the world Wednesday night, because the premiere of Sharknado 2: The Second One took place.

The so-bad-it’s-good SyFy Original returned to showcase airborne sharks imperiling Ian Ziering, Tara Reid and a small army of celebs in cameo roles.

Sharknado 2: The Second One is officially the channel’s most watched Original: 3.9 million viewers tuned in Wednesday night for the mayhem.

Ian Ziering: I Never Thought Sharknado Would Come Out

While fans gear up for Sharknado 2: The Second One, Ian Ziering says he’s still surprised that the original film became such a hit in the first place.

“Like everyone else out there that’s seen Sharknado, I didn’t think it was the greatest movie ever,” a candid Ziering tells PEOPLE. “But what I was so scared of – people have embraced.”

Brace Yourselves: The Polar Vortex Is Back This Week (Sort Of)

Ah, summer – the time when we can all relax, kick back and thank the heavens that the horrifying weather of last winter is but a fading memory. Goodbye, polar vortex!