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Weekend Show Preview – 8.3.14

On Monday we gave you the ratings for the July 27 Sunday Shows in the DC Market.

Who’s on the talk shows this weekend?

Highlights include Hillary Clinton on “Al Punto,” Valerie Jarrett on “Face the Nation,” Sen. Marco Rubio on “Fox News Sunday,” Texas Governor Rick Perry on “State of the Union,” and Peter Piot, MD, co-discoverer of the Ebola virus on “Fareed Zakaria GPS.”

Not all lineups have been announced. But click through for those that are and we’ll continue to update throughout the day. Read more

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Morning Chatter

Quotes of the Day

GETTING CHUMMY: “Scandal” star Kerry Washington and HBO Host Bill Maher. Washington appeared on the”Real Time With Bill Maher” panel this weekend.

Riehl-y Disgusting

“So, I’m thinking Code Pink x Taliban = a Clitorrorist” — Breitbart.com‘s office misogynist Dan Riehl.

Honey Boo Boo to WHCD?

“Hey @Politico @pwgavin @CaitlinMcDevitt - You guys should invite Honey Boo Boo as your guest for the White House Correspondents Dinner 2013.” — DC Celebrity Celeb Photog Marky Mark.

Self-appointed Media Critic

“Stephanopoulos refused to control roundtable so cons message couldn’t get out. Krugman lies. Melee begins. George allows. A tactic.” — Breitbart.com editor John Nolte regarding Sunday’s “This Week” with George Stephanopoulos. Among the guests was NYT columnist Paul Krugman.

Dicking Around With John Dickerson

“M.C. Socket Wrench never really had the rap career his parents expected.” — CBS Political Director John Dickerson.

Legal shit is going down.

“The other Jen Rubin account makes me look like a pitiful shill who has completely lost all contact with reality. I am taking legal action.” — Not WaPo‘s “Right Turn” blogger Fake Jennifer Rubin. CORRECTION: This could help the real Rubin’s case. We were fooled by the fake Rubin. This tweet is actually by parody Rubin, not the real WaPo writer. We’ve corrected the above to reflect reality.

Pimples, wrinkles and a receding hairline. Oh my!

“30s… That awkward age when you start noticing more wrinkles and a receding hairline, but still manage to produce pimples.” — ABC7′s Mike Conneen.

Irony is…

“Enjoying a weekend without our kids. Up randomly throughout the night as the kid in the room next door screams her head off.” — CNN and RedState.com Editor-in-Chief Erick Erickson.

Overheard…

“Woman ahead of me at Hair Cuttery says she’s 102. Tells stylist she wants a ‘new look.’ (Talk about pressure!)” — WaPo Book World Editor Ron Charles.

A WH Correspondent can dream, can’t he?

“1. Peace on Earth 2. Goodwill toward men 3. Stronger urine flow #uppers” — Mediaite White House Correspondent Tommy Christopher, apparently thinking about urinating while watching MSNBC’s “Up With Chris Hayes.” Funny, we always think about urinating when watching that show.

Free Advertising for Chef Geoff

“Hey @chefgeoffs, the Chesapeake Stew at Rockville site made birthday boy (my dad) very very happy! Cc:@NorahODonnell” — Yahoo! News’ Olivier Knox, who has previously and profusely praised Cheff Geoff’s restaurant. Come on, Geoff, free meal for Olivier or what?

Stupid stuff we couldn’t care less about

  • “On flight from Philly to laguardia, flight attendant notes that ‘this is a short 19-minute flight’” — Politico‘s Shermanator Jake Sherman, who was apparently affected by the altitude before writing this tweet. That, or else, he came straight from a Phish concert.
  • “Just heard Carol Burnett tell my friend Guy Raz ‘Thanks for inviting me.’ The true greats have class like that.” — NPR’s Scott Simon. Saying “thanks” isn’t beyond the pale, for stars or trained monkeys.

Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry contributed to this report.

NPR Gets David Byrne, Michael Stipe, Amb. Rice

NPR is taking the following guests to next weekend’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner:

The List

Ambassador Susan Rice and Ian Cameron
Michael Stipe – lead singer R.E.M.
David Byrne – founding member, Talking Heads
Annie Clark – singer-songwriter, writes and records under the name St. Vincent)
Scott Z. Burns – writer/director/producer, The Bourne Ultimatum, The Informant!, An Inconvenient Truth)
Mike White – actor/writer/director, School of Rock, Nacho Libre, The Good Girl, HBO’s Enlightened)

NPR hosts and journalists attending include: Don Gonyea, National Political Correspondent; Robert Siegel and Melissa Block, hosts, All Things Considered; Michel Martin, host, Tell Me More; Guy Raz, weekend host, All Things Considered; Peter Sagal, host, Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!; Mara Liasson, National Political Correspondent; Scott Horsley, White House Correspondent; and Bob Boilen, host and creator, All Songs Considered.

A Face for Radio? Nah.

NPR is asking readers to choose the best photographs for some of their journalists. They want you to help decide which picture promotes them best. The three journalists are: Liane Hansen, Guy Raz and Richard Harris.

Visit here.

Fishbowl’s Finest: Guy Raz

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Our male beauty of the day is NPR’s dapper Guy Raz. He’s the weekend host of NPR’s “All Things Considered.” Born and bred in Los Angeles, Raz, despite his super stylish hairdo, isn’t necessarily flashy. Word has it, he’s not stereotypical LA and is said to have a studious, mischievous streak. His bio says he’s just as likely to do a segment on international politics as he would a cooking feature or a chat with a Borneo-born jazz singer.

Raz jumped in from the lowest ranks of NPR as an intern in 1997. His first job there was as personal assistant to the late Senior News Analyst Daniel Schorr. He became NPR’s Berlin Bureau Chief in 2000. In 2004 Raz left to be a Jerusalem correspondent for CNN. He returned to NPR in 2006.

He developed what has turned out to be a popular feature for NPR – it’s called “Three Minute Fiction.” Check it out here.

He’s a smart one, this Raz, and not just a pretty face. He has a master’s degree in history from Cambridge University (yes, the one in England).

Separated At Birth: Labash 6.0

In another installment of what is one of the longest Separated At Births ever, we have another reader suggestion for a Matt Labash Separated At Birth.

Does Labash…
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…look like NPR’s Guy Raz?
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NPR Changes

From NPR:

  • Guy Raz will be the new Defense Correspondent. He joins Tom Bowman covering the Pentagon and the military. Guy is a great story teller and a very resourceful reporter. He’s really made his mark on the beat since stepping in in December. Guy brings tremendous international experience to the position, having reported for NPR and CNN from more than 40 countries. He’s been embedded with the military in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo.

  • Jason Beaubien will be the new Midwest Correspondent, based in Kansas City. Jason joins us from the Foreign Desk after a distinguished reporting stint in Africa. He’s a great writer and will bring a new reporting perspective to the Midwest. Jason started his reporting career at KQED, before moving to WBUR. He is currently on a fellowship at the University of Michigan, and will take up his new job in early summer.

  • Andrea Seabrook has been promoted to Congressional Correspondent. Andrea has blossomed as a reporter since moving to the Hill in 2003.