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Your twoppic of the moment is Brian Jacques.  The merchant-sailor-turned-children's-book-author has died at the age of 71.  Jacques' Redwall series have been translated in 29 languages, sold more than 20 million copies worldwide and been compared by critics to the popular Lord of the Rings books.  He wrote 21 Redwall novels, which was also turned into a TV series and an opera.  Fans of his work, including @TheBookMaven...

and @fabalafae...

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...are taking to Twitter to express their condolences.

Your twoppic of the day is last night's Super Bowl... An all-time record 111 million people tuned in to Joe Buck and FOX Sports for the Packers 31-25 win over the Steelers, and the Twitterverse continues to discuss the good, the bad...and the ugly... Christina Aguilera's Star-Spangled mishap is the most popular part of the game on Twitter, with everyone from actress Zooey Deschanel...

to @windsong777...

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...weighing in on it.

Your top twoppic is the death of a classic rock guitarist... Thin Lizzy's Gary Moore was found dead Sunday in a hotel room in Spain, where he had been vacationing.  While an official cause of death hasn't been released, reports say that Moore fell victim to the hard-partying ways the band was known for, choking to death while passed out following a drinking binge.  News of Moore's death spread through the rock community, reaching fellow musician Slash after his Super Bowl performance...

...while fans like @jason21271...

...are taking to Twitter to honor him.  Gary Moore was 58.

I'm @ChrisHoenigFNR and those are your hot @Twoppics on FOX News Radio.