Here is this week’s installment of “Ask Piranhamous Anything.” If you have a question you’d like “snarked to death,” send it to FishbowlDC@mediabistro.com. This isn’t an advice column. Piranhamous doesn’t know what the hell you should do with your life any more than you do — and worse, he doesn’t care. Try to keep your questions short — we want to keep this fun, simple, funny and insightful.
Why is Dave Weigel so Weigelicious on Twitter?
Asking this question is like asking why the sun rises in the east – it just does. Before he got busted for steroid use, the Boston sports media used to have a saying for when Manny Ramirez was acting like a jackass. They’d say, “That’s just Manny being Manny.” Well, that’s just Weigel being Weigel. He’s good enough people in person, but he can be endlessly verbose on Twitter. Considering he’ll get attacked by one side or the other no matter what he writes, and he’s friends with a bunch of Boybanders, you can’t really expect the guy to not be an ass all the time. Be happy his fits are limited to 140 characters, rather than verbal while chasing people around a bar.
Do you think it was a good idea for Meghan McCain to do the Playboy interview? (She didn’t pose nude but in a sexy dress. They tried to make it seem like her bottom might be uncovered but it was — in a dress.)
I don’t think Meghan McCain is a good idea, so anything she does is just the chocolate icing on the turd sandwich I already consider this mental lightweight to be. The real question is was this interview a good idea for Playboy? If you’re in the business of publishing pictures of hot naked chicks, is it a good idea to have a huge pile of saltpeter right in the middle of it? It kind of makes it difficult to use the magazine for what everyone knows it’s designed for…reading the articles, of course. (Get your mind out of the gutter, perv!)