“Good Morning! No wacky personal stories today. I promise. I’d just like to say NyQuil-zzzz is my new best friend. I took a shot last night and promptly fell asleep at 8:00. That never happens. I’m a little groggy this morning so the show should be really interesting. Or it could be really, really, really interesting.” — CNN’s Carol Costello on Facebook.
Journo encounters strange yoga class
“To the couple kissing in my yoga class: no.” — NPR freelancer Lizzie O’Leary, who is in Los Angeles.
Welcome back Olbermann!
“He’s baccccccccccccccck.” — NBC’s Luke Russert in reaction to Keith Olbermann debut at ESPN.
Meghan McCain gets a pink bun (yes, really)
“Sometimes a girl just wants to put some pink in her hair!” — The Daily Beast columnist and BLANK Meghan McCain.
Important Q to Ponder: “The real question is, why doesn’t Miley Cyrus ever close her mouth?” —
Reason summer intern Zenon Evans.
“Total nightmare: Lost two hours-worth of emails today when my work acct was erroneously deactivated. If I might’ve missed yours, pls resend.” — Washington Examiner‘s Rebecca Berg.
More Miley fallout
“There is a big difference between sexy and trashy. That Miley Cyrus VMA performance was just trashy. Total trash.” — GOPProud’s Jimmy LaSalvia.
“The universe is telling me I must watch Miley Cyrus twerking to be informed today. I am ignoring you, universe.” — Mediaite editor Noah Rothman.
“All this stuff I’m seeing about Miley Cyrus makes me feel reeeally good about my anti-cable stance. Except for the no-Breaking-Bad part.” — Nathan Hager, morning anchor at WNEW.
“I watched Miley Cyrus perform on the VMA’s. The running commentary in my brain: Wow, she has a long tongue.” — CNN’s Carol Costello.
“Whatever a twerk is, I’m pretty sure my fetal son is doing it to my internal organs right now. #ow” — D.C. literary agent Anna Sproul-Latimer.