Quotes of the Day
Convo Between Two Journos: BFF’s discuss Adele, Chris Brown, Rihanna
NBC’s Luke Russert: “Loved how Adele didn’t even acknowledge Chris Brown before her hug to Rihanna. #Grammys”
Politico‘s Jake Sherman: “Good. Guy is scum.”
Female journos outraged over Fun’s capris pants
“So, man capris are not ok. We need a national conversation about that, for Fun.” — HuffPost‘s Elise Foley.
“After tonight, we shan’t speak of this again.” — NBC White House Producer Shawna Thomas.
NPR correspondent’s daughter succumbs to Justin Bieber
“For the first time ever, Kayleigh uttered the name Justin Bieber tonight. I pray it is the last we hear of him.” — NPR’s Andy Carvin.
Dating a woman from BuzzFeed means…
“My boyfriend who is not on Twitter: ‘Please don’t send a tweet to all your friends about this conversation.’ #doesthiscount#hellneverknow.” — BuzzFeed Publicist Ashley McCollum.
Politico Playbook publish time: 7:53 a.m.
Guiding Sophia’s Light
“The reason we don’t stay committed today and love forever is because we analyze, think 2 much, & give up 2 quickly. #LostValentine” — theGrio and Essence’ Sophia Nelson.
Weekend party hazards
“When white girls go ‘WOOOO!’ and throw up hands it’s a eye hazard for tall bamas like me. #giantproblems #ouch” –BuzzFeed Washington Bureau Chief John Stanton.
Hooked on ‘Homeland’: NBC’s David Gregory
“Only Homeland has given me as many headaches as the Wire from watching episode after episode without a break. ‘You feel me?’” — NBC “MTP” Host David Gregory.
Editor encounters enigma of city living
“Randomly oracular statements from lightly medicated schizophrenics u pass on street is one of the curious elements of urban life.” — TPM founder Josh Marshall.
Unnecessary Tweet of the Day
“Started Cycle with @cyclemeter at 3:30 PM, on a new route, see cyclemeter.com/74b1bad6b8971c…, Cyclemeter will speak your replies to me.” — DCist‘s Ben Freed. Speak your replies? Do our ears deceive us? We just may have to try this, because why wouldn’t we want to converse with Ben Freed while he’s “cycling” around town?
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