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National Society of Newspaper Columnists Names Winners in 2014 Columnist Contest - Posted June 29, 2014
[caption id="attachment_128707" align="alignright" width="296"] Weingarten with Pulitzer (left) and junior high diploma (right).[/caption] Saturday night at Howard University, the National Society of Newspaper Columnists convened for its annual awards ceremony, which to our liking, was much more entertaining than anticipated. Opening the cer... [PRNewser]

National Society of Newspaper Columnists Names Winners in 2014 Columnist Contest - Posted June 29, 2014
[caption id="attachment_128707" align="alignright" width="296"] Weingarten with Pulitzer (left) and junior high diploma (right).[/caption] Saturday night at Howard University, the National Society of Newspaper Columnists convened for its annual awards ceremony, which to our liking, was much more entertaining than anticipated. Opening the cer... [FishbowlDC]

In Case You Missed It 11.11.13 - Posted November 11, 2013
Good reads from across the web that you might have missed: The inventor of Crossfire and Eight is Enough is also a spy/modern art promoter. In Playboy by ... [PRNewser]

Afternoon Oopsy: 'Mornings Joe' - Posted October 22, 2013
So much to adore about Fox News' Howard Kurtz. After he went on his Tour de Errors, he vowed to slow down and be more careful. It's only social media -- not that important considering every moron does it. Still, this morning the nation's premier media writer got the name of an... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 17, 2013
      Stenographer gets religious over bill passage "'Praise be to GOD!' House stenographer Diane Reidy is rushed off the floor and into an elevator..." -- Todd Zwillich, Washington, D.C. radio co... [FishbowlDC]

Spotted: WaPo's Gene Weingarten - Posted October 4, 2013
Spotted in Eastern Market Thursday afternoon was none other than WaPo's "humor" columnist Gene Weingarten, who recently announced on Twitter that he has two penises. He was, of course, joking (we think). Still, you could imagine our excitement when an anonymous tipster texted these to my cell phone. "A... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 30, 2013
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Morning Chatter - Posted August 19, 2013
Sarcasm is... "The only thing more interesting than press coverage of presidential vacations is press coverage of press cover... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 2, 2013
"This ad on the Metro certainly caught my attention." -- USA Today travel wr... [FishbowlDC]

AnonymASS Tipster of the Week - Posted July 26, 2013
Okay, so a little pet peeve I have in the Fishbowl is when complainers write in and don't explain what story they're talking about or what specifically they're referring to. They throw out some insulting nugget that's supposed to stop us in our tracks and make us ponder something. But what?... [FishbowlDC]

Carlos Dangerously-Named Journos - Posted July 24, 2013
Anthony Weiner admitted yesterday to using the online alias Carlos Danger to carry on a strange Internet affair with a 22-year-old woman. If you're anything like us, that got you wondering how Weiner came up with such a great alias. Already having graced the news media by havin... [FishbowlDC]

Hanoi House to Picky Eaters: Tough Luck, Don't Come - Posted July 11, 2013
Whoever wrote this deserves some kind of award for writing blunt and rude. In a brief statement announcing a three-month test kitchen at Hanoi House on 14th street, they announce that Maketto's Executive Chef and co-owner Erik Bruner-Yang is pleased to welcome diners to the temp... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 3, 2013
NOTHING SHORT OF WEINERLICIOUS: "Weiner draws crowd at 72nd and Broadway." And thi... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 12, 2013
Quotes of the Day PEPPER PARTY? "I could eat grilled peppers all day #offeralsoappliestovarietiesthathavebeenroastedblisteredstuffedsauteedorpickled #andanythingwoodgrilled" -- Roll Call HOH writer Warren Rojas... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted June 10, 2013
Where in the world is WaPo's Gene Weingarten? The "humorist" took a week off from his weekly column, so we have been given a "Best Of" from Gene. While, that might seem like an oxymoron, this week's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 4, 2013
Quotes of the Day The Observer "You have to admit, a Senator Geraldo would NOT be dull." -- FNC's Greta Van Susteren on the prospects of her colleague G... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted May 28, 2013
Quotes of the Day "Every time I see Chris Christie I'm looking for signs that he's actually lost some weight." -- WaPo's Nia Malika Henderson on MSNBC's "The Daily Rundown" this morning. She explained it gives her a clue as to whether Christie can and will run for Prez in 2016. ... [FishbowlDC]

The Great Zucchini Falls on Harder Times - Posted May 21, 2013
In 2006, WaPo's Gene Weingarten wrote a profile of a children's performer known as "The Great Zucch... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted May 14, 2013
In this week's edition of "What's Weingarten Writing?," it's Man vs. Machine. Gene ventured into the wilds of an Apple Store to fix a very serious problem he was having with his word processor. This classic setup sets the stage for a showdown between an Apple store employee and WaPo's "humorist,"... [FishbowlDC]

Gene Weingarten Plays Grammar Police - Posted May 6, 2013
We'll take a break from examining the weekly ramblings in Gene Weingarten's column for WaPo to look at his Twitter feed. When we checked in on him, we were VERY upset to learn that Gene has changed his Twitter pic from a piece of poop ... [FishbowlDC]

Boots on the Ground: What's Joey Boots Tweeting? - Posted April 19, 2013
Ever since he stalked and filmed FNC and Daily Caller Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson fly fishing in Central Park, we're hooked on Joey Boots, the videographer w... [PRNewser]

Want an Oyster Named for You and a Free Party? - Posted April 5, 2013
You're a journalist. Come on, you love to see your byline. So we have an unusually fishy idea: name an Oyster after yourself (or a coworker) and have the name immortalized forever. P.J. Clarke's is introducing its' own signature oyster on Tuesday, with its name to be chosen by secret... [PRNewser]

Want an Oyster Named for You and a Free Party? - Posted April 5, 2013
You're a journalist. Come on, you love to see your byline. So we have an unusually fishy idea: name an Oyster after yourself (or a coworker) and have the name immortalized forever. P.J. Clarke's is introducing its' own signature oyster on Tuesday, with its name to be chosen by secret... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted March 25, 2013
I give WaPo "humorist" Gene Weingarten a lot of crap about his weekly column and not to worry, that continues today. I'm first to admit that Weingarten is capable of amazing writing that touches readers on many emotional levels that r... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 22, 2013
Quotes of the Day JOE SCARBOROUGH CLOTHES TWIN?: "Our own Sam Stein is causing a lot of controversy with this shirt. What are your thoughts?" -- HuffPost Media. Are we still talking about stuffing? "Hate to complain, but that juc... [FishbowlDC]

Fish Food - Posted March 18, 2013
(A Sprinkling of Things we Think you Ought to Know...) CPAC's Saddest Panel... [FishbowlDC]

Dumbass Pitches: 'Fresh' 7-Eleven Sandwiches - Posted March 7, 2013
The mark of a questionable publicist is one who blindly sends out releases without checking to see if the content would remotely appeal to the reporters and websites he or she is pitching. For example, does it matter to FishbowlDC readers that koalas at the San Diego Zoo were tested for... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted March 6, 2013
Quotes of the Day   Writer dude raves about House chicken tenders "Dude, House side chicken tenders crush Senate side any day. and more choice of dipping sauces." -- HuffPost's Jon Ward. The Sn... [FishbowlDC]

Fish Food - Posted March 4, 2013
                    (A Sprinkling of Things we Think you Ought to Know...) Weingarten Defends D.C. - WaPo "humorist" ... [FishbowlDC]

Author Picks Book Subject Out of a Hat - Posted February 26, 2013
Pulitzer Prize winning Washington Post columnist Gene Weingarten picked the subject for his next book out of a hat. Literally. Blue Rider Pres will publish One Day in 2015, "a non-fiction account of the events of a single day, chosen at random, in American History." The book will focus on the ... [GalleyCat]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 15, 2013
Quotes of the Day Here we have the fantasy baby of our own FBDC's Eddie Scarry and Mark Levine, a determined radio correspondent we affectionately refer to as "Queen Levine" for his dramatic email exchanges with Eddie. We must say, they'd produce adorable offspring. We'll call her "Levina Scarry." ... [FishbowlDC]

Love Child: the Fantasy Kids of D.C. Media - Posted February 14, 2013
Today's Valentine's Day festivities wouldn't be complete without showing the result of the blossoming love between WaPo's Gene Weingarten and FBDC's very own Betsy Rothstein. Just look online and you'll see that the once bitter feelings between the two of them have sweetened over the last couple of days. I... [FishbowlDC]

Love Child: the Fantasy Kids of D.C. Media - Posted February 14, 2013
We are going to go ahead and defy the laws of nature and pair up FishbowlDC's Peter Ogburn and WaPo's Gene Weingarten. Ogburn has written a reoccurring critique of Gene's column for sometime now and Weingarten has been pretty graceful in his reactions outside a few minor facts. Still, Ogburn is... [FishbowlDC]

Love Child: the Fantasy Kids of D.C. Media - Posted February 14, 2013
In the latest installment of our special Valentine's Day "Love Child" series, we pair up Gene Weingarten, humor columnist for WaPo, and Dana Perino of FNC's "The Five." Weingarten has been an official member of the FishbowlDC Fan Club Board for a while now. But Perino is a new member. Turns out... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 6, 2013
Quotes of the Day "Photo of POTUS mtg w speechwriters Cody Keenan and Jon Favreau today." -- Pete Souza, Director of White House Photography, with accompanying photograph. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 29, 2013
Quotes of the Day "Sunrise on the Potomac at Key Bridge in Georgetown." -- NBC Washington cameraman Jim Long with the accompanying photograph. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 15, 2013
Quotes of the Day   Understatement: TNR staffer hates to wait "Fuck me. That took three hours of my life and I still don't have a press badge." -- The New Republic's staff writer Julia Ioffe... [FishbowlDC]

Fear and Loathing in Tunnicliff's Tavern - Posted January 11, 2013
We've had our issues with WaPo's Gene Weingarten in the past. While Gene is capable of brilliant writing, his weekly column has been as stale as the beer spilled on a barroom floor. Each week, he churns out recycled, hackne... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 10, 2013
Quotes of the Day INSOMNIA AT A GLANCE: "Nights when I'm up against my will worrying about everything affecting everyone I love are dumb and pointless, but I get to see this. It's nice." -- ... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted January 7, 2013
It's a tale as old as time: Old people versus technology. Today's victim is none other than WaPo's Pulitzer-Prize winner, Gene Weingarten. This seasoned citizen is having a hard time with Google, particularly Google Voice, which takes ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 26, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- Home for the Holidays Edition HOLIDAY JOKESTER: "My favorite 2012 picture of Steve Buttry." -- Mimi Buttry, wife of Steve Buttry. But... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 14, 2012
Quotes of the Day WaPo's Weingarten says female journos are hot "Why are women journalists so attractive? I don't know, but the phenomenon is undeniable. I think it's smarts w/ skepticism & dry humor." -- WaPo columnist ... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted December 10, 2012
Last week was TORTURE! Gene Weingarten, our favorite "humorist" from WaPo was on vacation leaving us with a "Best Of" column. Have no fear! Our Pulitzer Prize-winning Putz is back in action with a new piece. Actually, I SAY that it's a... [FishbowlDC]

The FishbowlDC Interview With WaPo's Petri - Posted December 7, 2012
Say hello to Alexandra Petri. She writes WaPo's humor C... [FishbowlDC]

Are You Smarter Than A Weingarten? - Posted December 7, 2012
Sadly, Gene Weingarten is on vacation this week, so we weren't able to bring you our analysis of his latest piece of garbage column for WaPo. That won't stop us from unveiling a new Gene look-alike. It's a mu... [FishbowlDC]

Featured in Features - Posted November 27, 2012
It's time to take a swing through the cluttered pages of D.C.'s features and lifestyle sections to see what's making waves. Porn Stars Aren't As Damaged As We Thought - According to this ... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted November 26, 2012
Each week, we settle in to read the ramblings of the maniacal Gene Weingarten. The Pulitzer Prize winning "humorist" from WaPo gave us a doozy of a column last week with his "New Laws of Writing." While he promised to deliver more of ... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted November 19, 2012
We have spent a lot of time taking WaPo's Gene Weingarten to task. The resident "humorist" has a nasty habit of relying on hackneyed, blah jokes to limp his way through his columns. Little did we know that Gene was a professor of jour... [FishbowlDC]

Live Tweet the Night Away With FishbowlDC - Posted November 6, 2012
This is an informal invitation to join Peter, Eddie and I for some serious and otherwise foolish banter tonight at @FishbowlDC. Don't be shy. We may block you if you're horrible, but we like to keep it real on these nights. So come, join us. We'll all be swimming around Washington,... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted November 6, 2012
While most of America is focused on TODAY'S election, WaPo's Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Gene Weingarten has a different idea. Barack Obama's whole campaign is based on the word "Forward" and Gene d... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Weingarten Gets Hate Mail - Posted November 5, 2012
A recent piece from WaPo's Gene Weingarten did not go over very well with a reader. Dave Starling, from Ashburn, took time to write into WaPo about ... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted October 29, 2012
We often make fun of WaPo's Gene Weingarten for the silliness of his columns. They're usually weird, old-man gripes about nonsensical, tiny things that no one else cares about. In his most recent ... [FishbowlDC]

Separated at Birth: WaPo's Gene Weingarten - Posted October 24, 2012
In today's Separated at Birth, we submit the President of the FishbowDC Fan Club, WaPo's Gene Weingarten and a dog's ass wearing sunglasses and a wig. Normally, when I see pics of Gene, I always remember that it's time to bathe my dog. This time, I saw a picture of a... [PRNewser]

Separated at Birth: WaPo's Gene Weingarten - Posted October 24, 2012
In today's Separated at Birth, we submit the President of the FishbowDC Fan Club, WaPo's Gene Weingarten and a dog's ass wearing sunglasses and a wig. Normally, when I see pics of Gene, I always remember that it's time to bathe my dog. This time, I saw a picture of a... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted October 22, 2012
In this week's "humor" piece from WaPo's resident Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 19, 2012
Quotes of the Day "Dear Florida: For the sake of our mental health, please remain a swing state. Sincerely, political reporters everywhere." -- NPR White House Correspondent Ari Shapiro... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted October 16, 2012
Doddering old fart comes to mind while perusing WaPo Gene Weingarten's l... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted October 9, 2012
Each week, we take a look at the ramblings of WaPo's resident humorist, Gene Weingarten. Each week, we are blown away by the sad, phoned-in jokes that they consider to be jokes. In this week's ... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted October 1, 2012
Making a joke about POTUS's country of origin is hardly pushing any line these days. It's an easy layup. It's the joke the guy next to you at the bar tells over and over again to anyone who will listen. Or it can be told to you by WaPo's own Pulitzer... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted September 25, 2012
Thankfully, WaPo's Gene Weingarten has moved on to other topics besides bitching about his critics like last week. Sure, it was fun while it lasted, but we need Gene to be able to tackle other important issues in his column. ... [FishbowlDC]

Dumbass Pitches - Posted September 20, 2012
We may have just found the best Dumbass Pitch ever today. Keep in mind, we get loads of absurd pitches. Some are good. Most are boring. But the true gems are the ones that are so bad that we just have to share them with you. Today's pitch just came with... [FishbowlDC]

What's Whinegarten Writing? - Posted September 17, 2012
When we read WaPo's Gene Weingarten, we are stunned at the diminishing level of effort that he puts in week after week. There's no denying that Weingarten, one of the most legendary writers in this town, has the talent and a... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted September 10, 2012
This week's column by Gene Weingarten is filled with more li... [FishbowlDC]

What's Gene Tweeting? - Posted August 30, 2012
I'll say this about Gene Weingarten. The man is entertaining. The problem is, I'm not sure if he's losing his mind and we're laughing at him, or if he is pulling an Andy Kaufman-esque stunt on us and laughing w... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted August 27, 2012
This is going to be a tough thing for me to own up to, but... I actually agree with WaPo's Pulitzer Prize-winning humorist Gene Weingarten. At least, I agree with his most ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 24, 2012
Quotes of the Day A cautious journo packs her bags: "So tonight I'm packing for a wedding, two conventions and now a hurricane. That should be fun. See you in Tampa (maybe?)" - Rothenberg Political Report's ... [FishbowlDC]

ABC's Tapper Declines Weingarten Poopfest - Posted August 14, 2012
On Monday night, ABC News White House Correspondent Jake Tapper offered what appears to be an unsolicited explanation as to why he doesn't follow WaPo's Pulitzer Prize-winning ... [PRNewser]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted August 13, 2012
The resident Bruce Vilanch* doppelganger at the Washington Post spent time begging this week. That would be Pulitzer Prize-winn... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted August 6, 2012
Scandal has rocked the magical world of Weingartenstan. WaPo's big-brained humorist and winner of multiple Pulitzer Prizes, Gene Weingarten, was out last week. We were served a warmed-over column about ... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - The Classic Edition - Posted July 30, 2012
WaPo's beloved Pulitzer-Prize winning "humorist" Gene Weingarten is taking some downtime. This week's ... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted July 23, 2012
Gather 'round children, it's time for another life lesson from Weird Uncle Gene. That, of course, is Gene Weingarten, the Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist from WaPo. Gene has decided that NOW is the rig... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 18, 2012
Quotes of the Day "Can't believe this is all I'm packing for 30 days in Costa Rica. Life gets a lot lighter without cameras" -- D.C. based Editorial Photographer ... [FishbowlDC]

Are You Funnier Than Gene Weingarten? - Posted July 17, 2012
I realize that sounds like a rhetorical question. These days, I get more laughs out of "Schindler's List" than any column by WaPo's Pulitzer-Prize winning "humorist", Gene Weingarten. Perhaps WaP... [PRNewser]

Are You Funnier Than Gene Weingarten? - Posted July 17, 2012
I realize that sounds like a rhetorical question. These days, I get more laughs out of "Schindler's List" than any column by WaPo's Pulitzer-Prize winning "humorist", Gene Weingarten. Perhaps WaP... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted July 16, 2012
Our weekly series focusing on the incoherent blather from Gene Weingarten, Pulitzer-Prize winning columnist for WaPo, has been critical of the mustachioed "humorist." Let's just say that he hasn't been putting much effo... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted July 9, 2012
In our weekly recap of the ramblings of WaPo's Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist, Gene Weingarten, we've seen some pretty bizarre prose, but this week might take the cake. In fact, Weingarten hardly writes anything a... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted July 3, 2012
Quotes of the Day What Politico's Mike Allen calls the "best part of opening your door" at Aspen's swank Hotel Jerome." He's attending the Aspen Ideas Festival. See Playbook ... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted July 2, 2012
The latest piece from WaPo's Gene Weingarten reads more like a cry for help than an... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 27, 2012
Quotes of the Day Punditry warning: "Reminder to be wary of punditry. NBC/WSJ pollster Peter Hart: data shows 'it's been a good month electorally' for Obama." -- NYT and CNBC's John Harwood. ... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted June 25, 2012
The latest piece from WaPo's Pulitzer Prize-winning Gene Weingarten in ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 21, 2012
Quotes of the Day Rachel-Rachel: "Rachel Maddow was a guest on Rachel Maddow tonight. Err, I mean Rachel Maddow was a guest on Up with Chris Hayes tonight. Errr, wait, it's Wednesday. Chris Hayes was a guest on Maddow tonight. I think I got it righ... [FishbowlDC]

Reader Accuses Weingarten of Making Sh!# Up! - Posted June 18, 2012
Far be it for us to accuse WaPo's award-winning Gene Weingarten of making things up when he writes his columns. Last week he wrote about imaginary conversations he had with his dog and a wayward mouse in his home. This week,... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted June 18, 2012
Stop me if you've heard this one before. Old guy gets winded doing mundane activity and decides to start going to the gym. That's the subject of every single conversation I've heard while hanging out with my dad and his friends around the holidays. Maybe they deserve a Pulitzer Prize? Hell,... [PRNewser]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted June 18, 2012
Stop me if you've heard this one before. Old guy gets winded doing mundane activity and decides to start going to the gym. That's the subject of every single conversation I've heard while hanging out with my dad and his friends around the holidays. Maybe they deserve a Pulitzer Prize? Hell,... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 14, 2012
Quotes of the Day Homoerotic or cute? You decide. "Bret Baier, Hope Chunky Monkey feels better soon -- and doesn't get everyone else in your house sick in the process!" -- FNC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 13, 2012
Quotes of the Day "He had a total meltdown about the title." -- MSNBC Contributor and Daily Beast Columnist Meghan McCain on NBC's Tonight Show with Jay Leno last night regarding her new book, America, You Sexy Bitch. She was discussing what her father, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), thinks about her... [FishbowlDC]

Separated at Birth: WaPo's Gene Weingarten - Posted June 12, 2012
Did you know that WaPo's Gene Weingarten is a Pulitzer Prize winner? Few people can choke out his name without crowbarring a reference to his literary achievement. But he's much more than that. He's a dead ringer for another Gene: Movie Critic Gene Shalit. If you don't see the resemblance, maybe... [FishbowlDC]

What's Weingarten Writing? - Posted June 11, 2012
Is WaPo's Gene Weingarten OK? His latest column is pretty weird. Granted, most of what Weingarten writes i... [FishbowlDC]

Incest Desk: A Flocking for Elizabeth Flock - Posted June 8, 2012
On Wednesday, U.S. News & World Report allowed its writer, Elizabeth Flock, to ... [FishbowlDC]

Intern Aftermath - Posted June 7, 2012
Earlier in the week, we got tipped off by a WaPo staffer that management had released an internal document to the entire newsroom introducing the current crop of interns and what drew them to the paper. One intern, Rosie Powers, ... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Mocks 'Questionable Interns' - Posted June 6, 2012
In the Fishbowl we've been under siege by the moral police for a post in which we drew attention to a new intern at WaPo who, in a newsroom memo, introduced the publication's CEO to the staff. WaPo's Gene Weingarten said... [FishbowlDC]

Media Director Needs to Watch His Tooting - Posted May 23, 2012
Media Research Center's Director of Media Analysis Tim Graham really seems to have a thing for passing gas. We're beginning to think he needs to see an ass doctor immediately because this morning he reported this on Twitter: "Darn tooting. O'Rei... [FishbowlDC]

Want to Give WaPo a Piece of Your Mind? - Posted April 17, 2012
Want to get a few things off your chest in regards to the Washington Post? Like how annoying their so-called website navigation is or the lack o... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 9, 2012
Quotes of the Day "The Daily Caller is celebrating Good Friday and Passover right now by boarding a bus to the WV casino." -- Quote by the DC's Alex Pappas; picture taken ... [FishbowlDC]

Ribbed For Your Pleasure - Posted April 3, 2012
When we think of April, we think of warming weather, the Easter Bunny, and the clap. Oh, you don't? Well, then you must not realize that April is Sexually Transmitted Diseases Month! And to help celebrate, an organization called STD Carriers profiled 100 Celebrities with STD's. The group is trying to... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 2, 2012
Quotes of the Day Ouch! HBO comedian Bill Maher performing last night at Rockville, Md.'s Strathmore auditorium: "To me, John Boehner feels female. He wears a lot of bronzer and cries a lot. I need to see his d!@k. The short form." (Maher in ... [FishbowlDC]

Bonjour HuffPost! Or Bon Giorno. Or Buenos Dias. Or Guten Morgan. Or ?????. - Posted January 23, 2012
In HuffPost's latest attempt at taking over global media, today they launch Le Huffington Post, the first foreign language version of the online news site. Ooh la la! Even reporters' names like Gr g have accent marks. This is going to be spectacular. This marks a partnership with ... [FishbowlDC]

Bonjour HuffPost! Or Bon Giorno. Or Buenos Dias. Or Guten Morgen. Or ?????. - Posted January 23, 2012
In HuffPost's latest attempt at taking over global media, today they launch Le Huffington Post, the first foreign language version of the online news site. Ooh la la! Even reporters' names like Gr g have accent marks. This is going to be spectacular. This marks a partnership with ... [PRNewser]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 19, 2012
Quotes of the Day Weingarten appalled. "I'm appalled at the number of people who interpreted my innocent, joyful left-hand tweet from this a.m. as something masturbatory." -- WaPo's ... [FishbowlDC]

Weingarten on Poopy Overload (Pun Intended) - Posted January 12, 2012
WaPo is more often used to catch fecal matter in bird cages than it is to dispense advice about it, but their website is a different matter altogether. The Post's humor writer (no, not Ezra Klein) ... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Weingarten's Poem on Hitchens - Posted January 11, 2012
While many reporters offered their personal thoughts and feelings about Vanity Fair's Christopher Hitchens after his death, WaPo's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 22, 2011
INCONSIDERATE CELL PHONE MAN: Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) and his big buttocks captured in the Delta Crown lounge at Reagan National Airport Wednesday afternoon. The congressman chats away on his cell phone, talking about first lady Michelle Obama's "... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 13, 2011
Quotes of the Day Speaker's Sat. plans didn't include GOP debate ".@SpeakerBoehner, did you watch the GOP presidential debate? 'Saturday night? I don't think so.'" -- The Takeaway's Congressional radio correspondent ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted December 8, 2011
Quotes of the Day Newsroom tension "You know you've written a good editorial if it makes your boss uncomfortable. @BrettMDecker" -- TWT's Anneke Green. Is WaPo's Gen... [FishbowlDC]

This Is Just Like When Dylan Went Electric - Posted December 1, 2011
In what is a definite sign of the times, the Pulitzer Prize Board made a very interesting change in the way that it receives entries for the coveted journalism prize. Publications wishing to submit a piece into any of the 14 categories MUST submit it electronically. (NOT SO FAST,... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 11, 2011
Quotes of the Day Roll Call HOH's Neda Semnani and Publicist Rebecca Gale on Wednesday night at a pac... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted November 10, 2011
Quotes of the Day CNBC's Eamon Javers gets swallowed by Kermit the Frog background:"Rehearsing for tonight's #cnbcdebate in front of the biggest dang green screen I've ever seen." Editor g... [PRNewser]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 21, 2011
Quotes of the Day Funky headline from NPR News: "Crash Leaves 5,000 Chickens On Northern Calif. Highway" Overheard... at the Newseum's Cartoons & Cocktails event Thursday night as Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 22, 2011
Quotes of the Day Journo sees link between himself and company stock "But is my impending departure driving down Reuters' stock? Of such things, we can only speculate." -- Outgoing Reuters scribe Jim Pethokoukis, who is going to work for the American Enterprise Institute as their blog editor. He'll continue on as... [FishbowlDC]

SS Exit Polls Show Three Close Races - Posted August 9, 2011
Early exit polls from day one of our Summer Superlatives contest indicate only one thing: these races are too close to call tonight. With three sets of rock-solid competitors and a slew of die-hard supporters, FishbowlDC glory is still anyone's for the taking. To spice up the competition,... [PRNewser]

WaPo's Weingarten Offers Journalism Advice 101 - Posted August 9, 2011
WaPo humor columnist Gene Weingarten covers a lot of ground in today's online chat. Think of him as your Journalism professor minus all those rules to be quiet or couth. A reader wonders if it's ever okay to lie to hostile sources. ... [FishbowlDC]

Summer Superlatives: Best Sense of Humor - Posted August 9, 2011
Voting is now open for the first category of FishbowlDC's Summer Superlatives 2011: Best Sense of Humor. With the help of a secret panel of past winners and avid FishbowlDC readers, we na... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted July 28, 2011
Quotes of the Day A good omen or bad? "A brown marmorated stink bug landed on my shirt during today's Metro ride. Pretty sure that symbolizes something; just not sure what.?" -- WaPo's ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted July 19, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Carlson still disgusted by Vick "Are you fucking kidding? Nauseat... [FishbowlDC]

Embrace It | More Trouble | Earning The Pay - Posted July 14, 2011
FishbowlDC: The Washington Post's Gene Weingarten wants more love for his pile of poo. TVNewser: The FBI is now ... [FishbowlLA]

Weingarten Has Toilet Tinged Avatar Envy - Posted July 14, 2011
A note to WaPo's Gene Weingarten: Have you never heard the expression "compare and despair?" Earlier this week, Weingarten, whose avatar is a pile of sh-t, expressed jealousy and angst toward Amy Dickinson's (a.k.a. Asking Amy) avatar. Hers is a huge chocolate doughnut with sprinkles that Weingarten has turned into so... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo's Leiby Leaves Style After 20 Years - Posted April 28, 2011
After two decades of working for WaPo's Style section, longtime editor and writer ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted April 13, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY ALEXANDER HAMILTON WEIGEL? "Happy Civil War Day! Here's the statue of the CSA's vice president in the Capitol." -- Slate's Dave Weigel in a Tuesday tweet a... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted April 11, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY The Cherry Blossoms by Washington freelance photographer Patrick Ryan, whose blog is www.snarkinfested.com. ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted March 24, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Fake Politico accounts respond We reported yesterday on Politico editor-in-chief John Harris' memo to staff asking the anonymous geniuses behind @politicomouse and @Fak... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 17, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY As seen in The Atlantic's In Focus feature in celebration of the Chinese Lunar New Year. Shot taken by Reuters' Jason Lee. WaPo... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 2, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Fast friends: "Politico got me cornering Harry Reid in the Senate, looking very stern!" reports Human Events Senior Editor Emily Miller i... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted January 24, 2011
Washington Reacts to Olbermann Exit "It's better to fire... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted January 4, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY - (In Part, The New Year's Edition) Note to readers: After taking a few days of R&R, we're diving head first back into the Fishbowl. We're catching up on what happened over the New Year's holiday and will proceed from there. ... [FishbowlDC]

Moe Tkacik is Not a Dude - Posted December 7, 2010
Ever since she moved to Washington in September, WCP's Moe Tkacik has been confused for a man. WaPo's Gene Weingarten e-mailed her... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted December 3, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Reporter loves confused C-SPAN callers "Oh, CSPAN callers mixing up censure and censorship, I love you. -- Bloomberg TV's Lizzie O'Leary in a Thursda... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 22, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Ruminating on the life and down times of ex-NPR's Juan Williams "Not to me." -- Juan Williams on FNC's O'Reilly Factor Thursday ni... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 13, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Will vanden Heuvel watch Snooki, The Situation and the gang when she doesn't have to? "Test of intellectual integrity: Will I watch Jersey Shore now that beloved daughter is @ college. Used 2 watch (some) & say she forced me:(." - ... [FishbowlDC]

What It's Like Being Laid Off From Journalism...The 'Fictional' Edition - Posted September 7, 2010
"Nothing Happens Until It Happens To You," out today, is a fictionalized, but probably close to home for thousands, account of a journalist's layoff and what happened after. As Publi... [MediaJobsDaily]

WaPo Sports Columnist Mike Wise Turns Into Literal Wiseguy - Posted August 30, 2010
How does a journalist up his Twitter fan club following these days? One option is to dot your copy with the word p---y, as expertly done by WaPo humor columnist Gene Weingarten. (He was mimicking author Buzz Bissinger, who has an affinity for dirty tweets and often dro... [FishbowlDC]

Should Weingarten Be Advising Journalists? - Posted July 27, 2010
No doubt there's much to be learned from WaPo's unconventional columnist and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Gene Weingarten. But an advisor of the craft? Could prove to be troublesome. In recent weeks we've seen him use the p-word (that'd be p---y) when tweeting with and about author ... [FishbowlDC]

Weingarten Reels in 100 New Twitter Followers With P-Word - Posted June 23, 2010
Vulgarity and profanity have a certain cache these days. Even President Obama found it useful to insert the phrase "whose ass to kick" in a recent TV interview. But who knew it could get Gene Weingarten some 100 new followers on Twitter? Yesterday he used the p-word (that would be... [FishbowlDC]

Author Blasts WaPo's Weingarten; In Return, Scribe Calls Him a P---y - Posted June 22, 2010
There's a lot of, shall we say, strong language happening today in Cyberspace. And by strong we mean that WaPo's funnyman Gene Weingarten called author Buzz Bissinger (author of Friday Night Lights and former Pulitzer Pr... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Intros Weingarten Comic Strip - Posted June 8, 2010
WaPo introduced yesterday a new comic strip by Pulitzer-Prize winning Post columnist Gene Weingarten and his son, Dan Weingarten, with illustrations by ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Almost Afternoon FishbowlDC Readers - Posted May 12, 2010
Quote of the Day It's a WaPo kind of day (but not on purpose). Titanic and BP hearing have reached commonality "Uh oh. They're having the bp hearing in the same room where the hearing on the Titanic was held." --WaPo's Dana Milbank in a Tuesday tweet. Columnist irked by phrase "Can someone tell me when 'reached... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted May 10, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Bicyclists: watch out for Weingarten "I hereby challenge any habitual sidewalk bike rider to a fistfight." --WaPo columnist Gene Weingarten in a weekend tweet. Meghan McCain to obit writers: put my dad at bottom "I always want to evolve and change and grow, when I die I want the fact that I'm... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted April 26, 2010
Quote of the Day Viagra, Bohn and Weingarten "60 Minutes just cut to the Viagra Sports Report, which informed us that the leader of the PGA tourney is 'Jason Bohn." -- WaPo's Gene Weingarten in a Sunday tweet. Computer rage "Robert Schlesinger is about to throw his computer through his office window." --A rather whimsical... [FishbowlDC]

Jobs Of The Day: Help Make Washingtonpost.com Better - Posted April 15, 2010
The Washington Post is seeking a senior web developer to "grow and manage" both washingtonpost.com and mobile.washingtonpost.com. Please, if you get this job, tell them to make two-time Pulitzer winner Gene Weingarten*'s chats easier to find. Thanks. ... [MediaJobsDaily]

Pulitzers Announced, WaPo Wins Big - Posted April 12, 2010
The Pulitzer board released the names of prize winners today. WaPo reels in several awards: International Reporting - Anthony Shadid . The prize was for his reporting on the lasting scars and legacies in Iraq of the American invasion and occupation. Shadid won the 2004 Pulitzer for International Reporting for coverage of the... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted March 16, 2010
Quote of the Day "Someone just emailed me with a compliment. I answered 'Aww' and hit reply. As it left my screen I saw that I had written 'Ass.'"--WaPo's Gene Weingarten tweeted Monday. Rainbow fish ... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlDC Exclusive: Meet the New WaPo Mag - Posted September 23, 2009
Inclusive. That's the word I'd select to summarize the Washington Post Magazine's recent redesign. The new Sunday supplement doesn't drop until this weekend but FishbowlDC got our hands on the first copy of the revamped rag to leave the newsroom. Here's my take... Editor Debra Leithauser... [FishbowlDC]

Gene Weingarten Takes WaPo Buyout - Posted June 23, 2009
In today's Chatological Humor, WaPo columnist Gene Weingarten disclosed that he accepted WaPo's buyout package. Weingarten addressed questions in his Tuesday chat: "Yes, I took it because I wanted to. Generously, The Post offered to hire me back, on contract, to do the same job... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Magazine Editor Takes Buyout - Posted June 2, 2009
WaPo Magazine editor Tom Shroder will take a buyout, as reported by Politico. Shroder will leave by the end of the month, but will stay on contract with the paper, working with columnist Gene Weingarten and organizing the Post Hunt, which he helped found. "It seems significa... [FishbowlDC]

Weingarten: Drugged, Not Dead - Posted March 3, 2009
Internal memo from WaPo funnyman Gene Weingarten: Gene Weingarten has authorized ALL NEWS distribution of the following statement: If you are receiving this message, I am resting comfortably at George Washington University Hospital after double knee replacement surgery. If you have not received this message, I died during surgery, and the message you... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List 02.25.09 - Posted February 25, 2009
Good Morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. ... [FishbowlDC]

WaPo Isn't Monkeying Around - Posted February 22, 2009
After last week's NYPost cartoon fiasco, in an attempt to preempt any negative reaction to Gene Weingarten's column in today's paper, WaPo included this Editor's Note: "The headline, illustration, and text of 'Below the Beltway,' a column in The Washington Post Magazine today, may cause off... [FishbowlDC]

Can The Washington Post Do Funny? - Posted November 18, 2008
As an add-on to the Washington Post's Sunday magazine article on The Onion, the magazine's "Editor's Note" asked Gene Weingarten, Dave Barry... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 10.01.08 - Posted October 1, 2008
Good morning Washington. Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line or let us know in the tips box below. We've got your morning mix of media Muesli after the... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.16.08 - Posted April 16, 2008
Good morning Washington. Doug Heye celebrates a birthday today. Yesterday, the new Yahoo! election page went live in conjunction with Politico. And the first lady will soon co-host the "Today" show. Quickly naviga... [FishbowlDC]

Post Departures: The Latest (Will Weingarten Go?!?) - Posted April 9, 2008
New Pulitzer winner Gene Weingarten tells FishbowlDC that he's considering taking the Washington Post's buy-out. A round-up: Tamara Jones: Gone. Susan Schmidt: Gone. Tim Page: ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.09.08 - Posted April 9, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Joe Scarborough's birthday! Also: Hugh Hefner and Jenna Jameson (why are we not surprised they share a day...thanks MicCheck). Also, on this day in 1865, Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant at Appomattox Courthouse. Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: ... [FishbowlDC]

Gene Weingarten: Hate Me - Posted April 8, 2008
The day he won a Pulitzer, the WaPo's Gene Weingarten had designated it "I Hate Gene Day" and he asked his readers: I am calling for only negative feedback about me. What do you dislike about how I do my job,... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.08.08 - Posted April 8, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's the birthday of Kofi Annan and Chuck Todd! And, on this day in 1986, Clint Eastwood was elected mayor of Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. And TVNewser gives us an update on Tucker Carlson's TV show. Speaki... [FishbowlDC]

Pulitzers Announced...WaPo Cleans Up - Posted April 7, 2008
Where the WaPo took home the gold: Public Service: Awarded to The Washington Post for the work of Dana Priest, Anne Hull and photographer Michel du Cille in exposing mistreatment of wounded veterans at Walter Reed Hospital, evoking a national outcry and producing reforms by federal officials. Breaking News Reporting: Awarded to The Washington Post... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 03.25.08 - Posted March 25, 2008
Good morning Washington. It's Emily Lawrimore's birthday (Hat Tip: Playbook), the 2008 Dart Award Winners have been announced, Dana Priest and Anne Hull have won yet another award, yesterday was Monica Lewins... [FishbowlDC]

Happy Birthday, Gene! - Posted October 3, 2007
The Post's Gene Weingarten turned 56 yesterday. ... [FishbowlDC]

The Post Also Has Polling Problems! - Posted August 13, 2007
...and Gene Weingarten is none too happy about it. Gene Weingarten: Good Monday morning. This is our Early Intro, one of several new features of Chatological Humor. Guess what? THE POLL is back. We would like to report that it is back because the sachems of The Washington Post Online leapt to our... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 07.13.07 - Posted July 13, 2007
Good morning Washington. An NBC release announced that "Meet the Press" had "abnormal start times throughout the country last Sunday, July 8th due to Wimbledon tennis coverage on NBC. According to Nielsen Media Research data, the program was labeled a special, and therefore this edition of 'Meet the Press' will not be... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 07.04.07 - Posted July 4, 2007
Good morning Washington. It seems we can't all be as lucky as those Hotline kids. "BBC Reporter Johnston Freed In Gaza" An ABC release announced,... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 05.29.07 - Posted May 29, 2007
Good morning Washington. An ABC release announced that "World News with Charles Gibson" "won the May sweep among Total Viewers, Households and Adults 25-54, marking the broadcast's second consecutive sweeps win. The last time 'World News' won back-to-back sweeps among both Total Viewers and the demo was eleven years ago in 1996." A... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 04.12.07 - Posted April 12, 2007
Good morning Washington. Roll Call's Emily Pierce has been named a Senior Staff Writer. CJR reports, "the present wave of cost- cutting, job-eliminating, and bureau-closing is just one reason journalism is widely believed to be an industry in crisis. But a pair of university studies concerni... [FishbowlDC]

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