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Heritage Drops Out of BuzzFeed Event - Posted May 13, 2013
What, they don't like beer? BuzzFeed Brews' more serious event on Immigration is hitting a minor snag as Heritage drops out. Their loss. Daily Caller's Mickey Kaus is stepping in. Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 1, 2013
Quotes of the Day How Do I Make it About Me? Man.I had an email exchange with Ed Koch a week ago. -- geneweingarten (@geneweingarten) February 1, 2013 (Washington ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 22, 2013
Quotes of the Day -- Inauguration aftermath "Wow. CNN. Inaugration." -- CNN's John King with the above photograph. A nod to C-SPAN " ... [FishbowlDC]

The (Mis)Education of WaPo's Ezra Klein - Posted January 18, 2013
I love a good fight, especially a good journalist fight. But no one likes to see Mike Tyson beat up a little kid. Well, except maybe ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 18, 2013
Quotes of the Day - the Oprah-Lance Armstrong edition. From the Dept. of Bragiculture... "WE BEA... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 19, 2012
Quotes of the Day "To live my life in a kind of metaphorical fishbowl, it's pretty challenging, yeah." -- Madonna on NBC's "Rock Center" last night. ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted February 7, 2012
Quotes of the Day Ezzy's Oops! FishbowlDC Fan Club Prez and WaPo liberal blogger Ezra Klein set off a firestorm Monday when he declared that Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) was sporting facial hair. Okay, ... [FishbowlDC]

Weiner Resigns Headlines: Who Wrote it Best? - Posted June 17, 2011
Excellent! We want more. NYP: "PREMATURE EVACUATION: Rep. quits amid intense pressure after sexting scandal" Gawker: "It's OVER: Anthony Weiner Resigns as Hecklers Ask About the Length of His Penis" Good ... [FishbowlDC]

Why Mickey Kaus Loves The Daily Caller (and Hates Most Everyone Else) - Posted March 2, 2011
Mickey Kaus' blog, kausfiles, is officially at The Daily Caller, and officially at home in Washington media culture as he bashed other news organizations in one of his first... [FishbowlDC]

Mickey Kaus Goes to Daily Caller - Posted February 18, 2011
Mickey Kaus is now at the Daily Caller. Way to stay employed Mick! ... [FishbowlLA]

Mickey Kaus Responds to Salon Hack 30 List - Posted November 29, 2010
Salon's Alex Pareene wrote a funny, comprehensive and much needed list of 30 hack media personalities. It actually turned into a little holding yappers acco... [FishbowlLA]

LA Times Blogger Andrew Malcolm and Mickey Kaus Make Salon's List of Media Hacks - Posted November 22, 2010
Salon just published the first wave of its "Hack 30" list of the worst pundits in America. Not surprisingly, ... [FishbowlLA]

Patrick Gavin Stalks Mickey Kaus in DC - Posted September 23, 2010
Can't a dude just ride the Metro in the nation's capital without someone tweeting about it? Apparently not. The moral of the story is: Don't sit near former FishbowlDC blogger turned Politico reporter Patrick Gavin. Poor ... [FishbowlLA]

Mickey Kaus Moves to Newsweek - Posted September 20, 2010
On the same day we find out that Howard Fineman is leaving Newsweek after 30 years for Huffpo we find out that former Slate blogger turned failed Senate ... [FishbowlLA]

Jonathan Alter's LA Book Party - Posted June 21, 2010
On Friday the fanboy-worthy columnist/author Jonathan Alter had a party hosted by Arianna Huffington in Brentwood for his new book, "The Promise: President Obama, Year One." Spotted in the crowd of notable LA literates were ... [FishbowlLA]

Lawrence O'Donnell Gets His Own Show - Posted June 15, 2010
Lawrence O'Donnell, pictured on the left with FBLA editor Tina Dupuy, some mystery guy and failed ... [FishbowlLA]

Attention Bloggers: Make Sure to Vote For Your Own Today - Posted June 8, 2010
We've already been accused of dereliction of our blogging duties by not plugging one of our own today. We are terrible, terrible people. So Slate.com blogger Mickey Kaus is running in the Senate primary Go vote for him. Give the... [FishbowlLA]

Slate Sets Its WHCA Dinner Table - Posted April 22, 2010
Slate will attend Prom. No celebs, but fun should be had. The big names at the table are solely those of Slate descent. Dinner guests include: Jacob Weisberg, David Plotz, ... [FishbowlDC]

Mika Brzezinski's Book Party at Arianna Huffington's House - Posted February 4, 2010
Huffington Post senior editor Willow Bay and co-founder Arianna Huffington hosted a book party for Morning Joe co-anchor ... [FishbowlLA]

Richard Rushfield's Book Party - Posted November 9, 2009
Richard Rushfield's book party was in a swanky English pub downtown. The kind of place where the shepherd's pie is served with a baby green salad in a tangy vinaigrette. Anyway, the place was packed for the release party of Rushfield's college memoir "Don't Follow Me, I'm Lost." And yes, in keeping... [FishbowlLA]

Obama Wins Nobel Peace Prize - Posted October 9, 2009
An hour ago the news broke that the Nobel committee will award President Barack Obama the Nobel Peace Prize. EU President Jose Barroso said it is "a tribute to President Obama's commitment to the values of peace and progress of humanity." The ... [PRNewser]

Morning Reading List, 01.27.09 - Posted January 27, 2009
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]

Slate...on David Gregory - Posted December 10, 2008
From Mickey Kaus: The secret of Gregory's success seems to be that he always spouts the CW that his mainstream producers want to hear (and think their viewers want to hear too). From ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Reading List, 09.26.08 - Posted September 26, 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 t... [FishbowlDC]

Edwards "Love Child" Story Still Not Mainstream News - Posted August 6, 2008
The game of chicken being played between the mainstream media and the National Enquirer et. al. (read: the North Carolina News&Observer and the blogosphere) over whether or not to the John Edwar... [Fishbowl NY]

Edwards "Love Child" Story Still Not Mainstream News - Posted August 6, 2008
The game of chicken being played between the mainstream media and the National Enquirer et. al. (read: the North Carolina News&Observer and the blogosphere) over whether or not to the John Edwar... [FishbowlNY]

FBLA Goes to the Party: Weisberg Book Party - Posted February 21, 2008
Slate's Jacob Weisberg read from his new book The Bush Tragedy at a Domino-sponored shindig in Brentwood. 300 guests stormed Arianna Huffington's mansion house. (Or home, as the invitations read.) ... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 01.14.08 - Posted January 14, 2008
Good morning Washington. On this day in 1952, the "Today" show premiered, in 1973 the Dolphins became the only one of only two NFL teams to go undefeated during the regular season, and in 2004, President Bush announced we're going to Mars. (Hat tip: MicCheckRadio). Quickly navigate Morning Reading List: ... [FishbowlDC]

FBLA Goes to the Party: Los Angeles magazine - Posted December 12, 2007
Los Angeles magazine threw a deb party for Amy Saralegui , the new publisher. Charming and affable in a long black coat (designed by her brother in law), Salagui had been with Texas Monthly (another Emmis Publishing title), but moved to LA in a flash, and is renting Timothy Leary's old... [FishbowlLA]

Morning Reading List, 11.15.07 - Posted November 15, 2007
Good morning Washington. Most of you don't count religious services as a regular activity. An ABC release announces, "On Tuesday, November 20, ABC News' Charles Gibson will conduct an exclusive, wide-ranging interview with President George Bush... [FishbowlDC]

Wit's Autopost: Theresa Duncan Blog Lives On - Posted October 30, 2007
Either there's a ghost or a prankster at the late Theresa Duncan's blog, The Wit of the Staircase where a new posting has appeared. An editor's note says that there's a New Year's Eve post coming up, as well. Duncanologists can dissect the story of ... [FishbowlLA]

Edwards' Videographer Reille Hunter, aka Lisa Druck, Dated Jay McInerney - Posted October 11, 2007
FBLA got cranky emails when we posted about Rielle Hunter, the filmmaker for the John Edwards campaign. We knew there was a story there, and Mickey Kaus agrees. The National Enquirer has ... [FishbowlLA]

Janet Clayton Exits LA Times - Posted September 6, 2007
Janet Clayton has resigned from the LA Times, after 30 years. Most recently, she'd been AME of state and local news. So did she jump or was she pushed? The paper's been told to beef up the local coverage; wouldn't that be a good thing for her? And she'd just hired... [FishbowlLA]

FBLA Goes to the Party: Slate V - Posted September 6, 2007
Slate V, the video branch of the online mag, threw a party at the cavernous Avalon last night, complete with open bar, roving waiters, and a big buffet. Infiniti provided the decoration, in the form of a car. No raffle, and the back seat wasn't big enough for any Tommy... [FishbowlLA]

Zell to LAT Editors: Give Readers What They Want - Posted August 28, 2007
David Hiller sent out a staff memo giving the official version of Sam Zell's visit to the LA Times. Mickey Kaus has the more critical observations that Hiller... [FishbowlLA]

Mirthala Salinas and Mayor Villaraigosa: Does the Romance Cost the City? - Posted July 22, 2007
The LA Times dutifully kept the heat on Telemundo temptress Mirthala Salinas and Mayor Villaraigosa, sort of. As Mickey Kaus points out, the LAT consid... [FishbowlLA]

Will The Times Kill TimesSelect? - Posted July 20, 2007
Friedman hating on TimesSelect at the 2006 Webby Awards That's what Slate's Mickey Kaus claims: the New York Times is about to cancel TimesSelect. At this time, le... [Fishbowl NY]

Will The Times Kill TimesSelect? - Posted July 20, 2007
Friedman hating on TimesSelect at the 2006 Webby Awards That's what Slate's Mickey Kaus claims: the New York Times is about to cancel TimesSelect. At this time, le... [FishbowlNY]

Luke Ford vs. Eric Spillman: Dust Up Duel over Villaraigosa - Posted July 19, 2007
Luke Ford will face off against Eric Spillman (KTLA) in the LA Times' Dust Up feature. They'll be sparring about Bloggers vs. MSM, with a segue into the Mayor a... [FishbowlLA]

No Diamond Dildo for Posh/Ray Richmond Reports - Posted July 12, 2007
Ray Richmond points out that the LA Times is slurring the Beckhams, with the uncorrected pave diamond sex toy story. On another occasion, while Victoria was expecti... [FishbowlLA]

Mirthala Salinas on Leave, Telemundo To Investigate/Did Villaraigosa Fly Her? - Posted July 6, 2007
Mirthala Salinas, the Telemundo newscaster and power-dater, has been placed on leave, pending an internal investigation. What's to investigate? Is there a shortage of Journalism 101 ... [FishbowlLA]

Dianne Feinstein Wants Correct Reporting - Posted June 25, 2007
On Fox News Sunday, Senator Dianne Feinstein handed talk radio a ripe, juicy mockable moment: WALLACE: So would you revive the fairness doctrine? FEINSTEIN: Well, I'm looking at it, as a matter of fact, Chris, because I think there ought to be an ... [FishbowlLA]

Anna David's Party for Party Girl--Quite a Party, Quite a Girl - Posted June 12, 2007
Journo/novelist Anna David signed her book, Party Girl, at Book Soup, and her friends and fans turned out in herds. She writes: The experience was quite surreal... [FishbowlLA]

This Week In Blog Wars! - Posted May 21, 2007
Matthew Yglesias v. Marty Peretz! Mickey Kaus v. Ezra Klein! (Zzz....again....) ... [FishbowlDC]

FBLA Goes to the Party: John Stossel and Stoli Hotel - Posted May 3, 2007
Never let it be said that FBLA is a party pooper. First, we cheered for ABC's John Stossel at the LA Press Club's cocktail reception poolside at Blue Velvet. Usual gang was in attendence--Matt Welch (LAT), Mickey Kaus (Slate), Jill Stewart (LA Weekly), Amy Alkon, Luke Ford, Ed Rampell (Hustler), and... [FishbowlLA]

FBLA Goes to the Party: Dana Vachon Merges, No Acquisitions - Posted April 18, 2007
Fair-haired wonderboy, Dana Vachon, met a few dozen of his admirers last night at Bar Marmont in honor of his novel, Mergers & Acquisitions. David Kuhn, that powerful gay man... [FishbowlLA]

Show Down on Spring Street: Andres Martinez Names News Room Meddlers at LA Times - Posted March 23, 2007
The newly departed LA Times editor Andres Martinez needs his own blog, but until that time, he's got LA Observed. He wrote an email about the lack of firm boundaries between news and editorial: ... [FishbowlLA]

Ann Coulter: It Was a Joke--I Said the Same About Al Gore - Posted March 5, 2007
Slate's Mickey Kaus has more of Ann Coulter's emailed response to Adam ... [FishbowlLA]

RADAR LOVE: FBLA Goes to the Party - Posted February 22, 2007
FBLA went to Radar's party at the Standard Hotel last night and had a surprisingly good time. There's always that moment, when fully dressed, one thinks, "To hell with it", and decides to climb out of the pumps and stay home and eat in front of the tv. But we went and... [FishbowlLA]

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