I really like what Joshua Rothhaas (from kindofdelicious) is doing at twitter.com/140story, where every tweet is a story written in 140 characters or less. He doesn't connect on every one, but he'd have a decent major-league batting average. Here are a few of my favorites:
Avid mountain climber, venture capitalist and daredevil, he had but one fear in this world: love, because "only a real man can be a lover."
Two design students fall madly in love and make terribly bold statements holding each other to be more perfect than the typeface Helvetica.
Nation wide protest lead to state wide crackdowns lead to city wide arrest and to local activism which gave way to powerful personal apathy.