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Media Minutiae

Smart Take | New Team | Goodbye Google

TVNewser: How to tell your employer you’re leaving in five words or less — “F*ck it. I quit.

FishbowlDC: Bloomberg Politics has joined forces with The Des Moines Register. Oh stop it, you did not call it.

SocialTimes: Snapchat has made a Google employee disappear.

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Good Boy | Try Again | All of Us

[My handsome guy, Jack]

[My handsome guy, Jack]

FishbowlDC: The Animal Health Institute has named the winners of its Cutest Pets on Capitol Hill contest. None are as cute as your dog are they? No they’re not! No they’re not! Who’s a handsome guy? Who’s a handsome guuuuyyy?

TVNewser: Stephen Colbert is not impressed with Sean Hannity’s take on Adrian Peterson.

GalleyCat: Since we are all to blame for the book Pride & Prejudice and Zombies, we must accept blame for the movie adaptation as well.

Plenty of Minutes | Goodbye | Major Jane

60 minutes logo GTVNewser: Riccie Johnson has been the makeup artist for 60 Minutes since 1968. That’s a lot of face painting.

AgencySpy: Have you heard Derek Jeter is retiring? He is!

GalleyCat: Let the record show that some people are little too obsessed with Jane Austen.

Bad Choices | Misfired | All In

apple logo GPRNewser: A breakdown of all the ways Apple screwed up with that free U2 album. Spoiler: They screwed up a lot.

FishbowlDC: RIP CNN’s Crossfire. We knew you — not well, since we were some of the many people who didn’t watch.

AllTwitter: A study found that 92 percent of marketers consider social media important. We’re still waiting the results of the study that shows how many of those marketers will do something stupid on social media.

One Night Strike | Either Way | New Netflix

PRNewser: Now is your chance to read about a former government official comparing bombing people to casual sex. Enjoy!

TVSpy: Some people like the new View, some people do not.

Lost Remote: Good news for the 28 people like New Girl — it’s now on Netflix.

A Smart Cook | Funny Times | Another Look

StockLogos: A fun look at what some famous TV characters’ logos would be. The Walter White one (pictured) is only missing his trademark hat.

TVNewser: Brooke Baldwin won the ninth annual “New York’s Funniest Reporter” show. She will now be repeatedly asked “What are you, some kind of comedian?”

GalleyCat: There’s a new trailer for Mockingjay part one. You get three guesses if it has a bow and arrow scene.

Good Advice | Sheryl Sells | Tweet Graph

jenna wolfe GTVNewser: Jenna Wolfe has been named the Today show’s lifestyle and fitness correspondent.  She will probably tell you to eat less crap and exercise more, so be ready.

AllFacebook: Sheryl Sandberg keeps selling her Facebook shares. What does this mean for you? Nothing!

AllTwitter: Here’s cool infographic showing the history of Twitter. Well, at least we think it’s cool.

Once Again | Sad Tales | 100 Books

Barack Obama GTVNewser: President Obama said we’re going to bomb Iraq. Because that’s pretty much what all of our presidents do.

GalleyCat: If you’re in the mood for something depressing, there’s a book featuring stories from 20 children who lost a parent and one parent who lost a child during 9/11.

AllFacebook: Here are the top 100 books on Facebook. Unsurprisingly, Harry Potter kicks everyone’s ass.

No Luck | New Man | Rotten Apple

Goodell2TVNewser: Roger Goodell continues to act like the NFL — a multi-billion dollar conglomerate with connections to powerful people everywhere — had no way of accessing the Ray Rice video. Seems legit.

FishbowlDC: Jay Carney is joining CNN as a political commentator. No questions please.

AllTwitter: People really liked tweeting about Apple’s ugly watch.

Apologies in Advance | The Idiot Speaks | Same Name

politico-logo-2013FishbowlDC: Politico has its sights set on Europe. Sorry, Europe.

TVNewser: Fox & Friends host Brian Kilmeade has attempted to explain why he said “The lesson here is to take the stairs” after viewing that horrible Ray Rice video. Notably, Kilmeade’s statement did not include “I’m an asshole.”

GalleyCat: Chloë Sevigny has a book deal for a book titled The Chloë Book. Well done.