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Coffee free reporter

“Day #4 of no coffee and I’m still alive? Who would have guessed?!” — Gannett Content Manager Laura Cochran in a tweet earlier this week.

Keep your eyes at eye level

“Try not to be distracted by the big zit on my chin: I am back on the all-star panel on Fox News Special Report with Bret Baier tonight. Bretski!” — The Washington Examiner‘s White House correspondent Julie Mason in a Thursday Facebook update.

New pol warned: Don’t talk to D.C. Press

“A guy gave me great advice tonight -‘whatever you do don’t talk to the Press in DC while you’re here.” — Missouri GOP Congressman-elect Billy Long in a Thursday tweet. His Twitter bio claims he’s not a “career politician” while stealthily insinuating that the rest are.

Editor distracted, disappointed by infidelity

“OK, I am mostly thinking about Bobby Jindal and Chris Christie today but…if a guy can’t be faithful to Eva Longoria, what are mortal women to conclude?” — Politics Daily Editor-in-Chief Melinda Henneberger in a Thursday Facebook update.


“Ok, tonight I wish I still had the blog.” — NJ‘s Mark Ambinder about his former blog at The Atlantic in a tweet earlier this week.

Kardashian wants in on the Slurpee! Summit?

“I want to go to 7-Eleven and eat Cheetos  and a slurpee! But I’m gonna fight this urge.” — E!’s reality TV star Kim Kardashian in a tweet earlier this week. Somehow we doubt she’s referring to the Slurpee! Summit.

Uh oh. Daily Caller intern broke into the Four Loko

Starting at about 1 a.m. concluding just after 7, the escapades of Daily Caller intern Alec Jacobs are reported as follows:

Starts here: “Fine fine because it’s my last night at #GWU before my Thanksgiving break, I will begrudgingly have some FourLoko. Hope I don’t die!” Proceeds here: FOLLOW ME FUCKERS. And here: FOUR LOKOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO And finally here: This will never happen again.


“Apple releasing new, much larger version of iPad, tentatively set to be called the Maxipad.” —‘s Keith Koffler in a Thursday Facebook upate.

Reporter meets movie star

“Briefly met actress Geena Davis today in the Senate. She’s very tall, but then again everyone’s tall to me.” — The Hill‘s Senate reporter J. Taylor Rushing in a Thursday Facebook update.