Quotes of the Day
Important Q to Ponder: “Calling NoVa historians! Is it 1) Tyson’s Corner 2) Tysons Corner or 3) Tysons’ Corner? And who is Tyson(s)?” — Mr. Norah O’Donnell, i.e. Chef Geoff, husband to CBS’ Chief White House Correspondent.
D. Shuster takes to Storm Complaining
“Storm + 72 hours: still no Internet service in NW DC. Hey @Verizon, are you pulling a full PEPCO? Embarrassing. AT&T working fine.” — Current TV’s David Shuster.
Writer gets naked
“It’s Naked Time at Casa Blymire. Thermostat says it’s 85 degrees inside. #thisissooooooomebullshit” — Takoma Park, Md. freelancer Carol Blymire.
Weingarten lashes out at FBDC writer on Twitter
“I mean. Sure I’m childish. But, coming from a man with shit next to his name, it hardly stings.” — FBDC’s Peter Ogburn on being called “childish” and “lame” and an “asshole” by WaPo‘s Gene Weingarten. His insults came in after Ogburn wrote a review of his Sunday column on a plastic duck in which he suggested that the Pulitzer-Prize winning Weingarten might need to be placed in a home.
Blogger wants drugs
“Boo, I forgot to ask the dentist for good drugs today. Time to down some Nyquil.” — Conservative activist and blogger Lisa De Pasquale, who writes The Lotus Blog.
HBO’s ‘The Newsroom’ gains another critic
“So why is the pacing on #Newsroom so slow? It feels like each scene has been stretched to fill another few minutes.” — foreign policy reporter Laura Rozen.
Journo proud of NPR performance
“I’m on NPR. I don’t sound like a total moron. Phew!” — Brian Wolly, Digital Editor for Smithsonian.com.
Convo Between Two Media Types
Media Research Center’s Brent Bozell: “Can @andersoncooper give us his expert opinion on teabagging now?” Bozell links to this story about Cooper making a vulgar tea-bagging joke regarding Conservatives on an AC360 program in April. CNN’s Anderson Cooper came out of the closet Monday in a letter to The Daily Beast‘s Andrew Sullivan.
Brad Phillips, a.k.a Mr. Media Training: “Wow what a jerk.”