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Editor tries to reason with ravenous mosquito

“Why can’t this mosquito floating around my room call it a day after 3 bites?” — Gawker’s Political Editor Jim Newell. Weirdly, TBD‘s Jeremy Binckes also recently wrote of mosquito bites on the bottom of his feet.

Easily the most jarring sentence in Sam Chapin‘s story in the new Highbrow Magazine headlined “In Defense of Rep. Weiner and Other Scandal-Ridden Politicians.” He questions Weiner getting such a raw deal when he committed no actual crime, writing, “What makes Gingrich untouchable and Weiner so easily rubbed out?” One might call this wording lowbrow. (Read the story here.)

Hipster expert on the loose

All the young legislative staffers are dressed in their best “August recess Hill hipster” attire. Think VC conference casual. — NBC News cameraman Jim Long.

Bio of the Day: NBC Producer Andrew Gross Handle: @TVMediaAG Description: “Monkey fighter, network tv producer for NBC, hater of hot weather, coffee lover.”

French pooler goes into the bowels

“The motorcade drove into the bowels of the Minneapolis Convention Center at 10.47″ — Agence France-Presse’s Stephen Collinson in a Tuesday pool report.

Reporter poses random q

“If you or anyone you know graduated from high school in 2005, message me. The more random the place, the better.” — WaPo Express’ Clinton Yates. We inquired about this mysterious story, but Yates said he can’t share just yet. Developing…

TWT reporter goes on anti-diet

“I am on this great new diet where I am eating only processed sugars and complex carbohydrates. I don’t even feel like I’m dieting. #amazing” — TWT national security reporter Eli Lake.

Journo says even pops insists on OTR

“Also, my own father, a union leader, occasionally asks to go off the record in conversations w/ me.” — Labor journo Mike Elk.

 

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When Chuck’s Away, the “First Read” Boys Will Play

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If it’s Sunday, it’s Meet the Press at NBC, but if it’s Friday, it’s First Read‘s “Week Ahead” with Domenico Montanaro and Andrew Gross

Ever since Chuck Todd‘s left the NBC bureau for the White House, the msnbc.com First Read team has really started to let loose. Dance parties, softball, poolside drinks, and now, Shrek Operation (to explain health care reform).

Taking Out The Trash

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What we almost missed today…

• Just in time for the weekend, NBC’s Domenico Montanaro (with the help of trusty producer Andrew Gross) looks ahead to next week.

• How big of a sports fan is Fox News’ Chris Wallace? WaPo finds out here.

• White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers is on the cover of WSJ magazine. And apparently, from WWD, White House press secretary Robert Gibbs vetoed a shot of Rogers in an Oscar de la Renta ballgown in the First Lady’s garden, according to the story.