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That was AboveTheLaw’s David Lat saying goodbye to D.C. over the weekend with a farewell brunch. 39 years ago, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and “Buzz” Aldrin blasted off from the moon. It’s the birthday of Ernest Hemingway, Janet Reno, John Negroponte and Garry Trudeau. It was one year ago Friday when Mediabistro was sold. What journalist is “ready to rock this week” (despite not lasting during that whole “no drinking for a week” thing…). “Meet the Press” announced that it will interview Sen. Barack Obama this weekend, from London. That was Hillary Clinton senior advisor Philippe Reines talking about Clinton’s new hairdo with Tammy Haddad on XM Radio Friday. “I have to admit, I didn’t notice it and there was a little bit of an awkward moment with the boss about it.” That was Roll Call’s Erin Billings telling CN8′s Robert Tranham, ‘You always tell me that I don’t smile enough!’ on Roll Call TV. John McCaslin interviews Rachel Sklar (and has a nice thing or two to say about us, too. Thanks John!) Can you pass the News Quiz? Jesyke Twitters: “jesyke is trying to figure out how her dad was friends with Chris Matthews at UNC. I think he’s making it up” bmorrissey Twitters: “CNN is helping a guy try to find his missing dog. It is a v slow time for news.” Today’s “Angry Journalist” rant of the day: “I’m angry that Twitter is being used among people in my newsroom to be self-congratulatory and to suck up to my editor. A little clique has formed among this group of people, and it’s disgusting that they feel the need to use a public forum on the Internet instead of just walking into his office.” Check out today’s White House Photo of the Day from Time. The price of oil is affecting your life in only a minor way.
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