Quotes of the Day
Runs in the Family…
“Self promo alert! Catch me tomorrow on FOX 5/WTTG at top of 8a hour dishing on Salahis. And on FOX News at 10:40a tomorrow!” — Howiella (i.e. Howeesha, Howlma, Howeena, Howdy Judy) or The Hill‘s gossip columnist Judy Kurtz is taking a page out of pop’s self-pimping playbook. For anyone who hasn’t gathered, she’s the daughter of The Daily Beasts‘s Sexiest Beast Howard Kurtz.
WaPo‘s Ned Martel: the Anti-Hipster’s Hipster
“I cannot say with certainty, of course, whether Maddow’s are ‘dead-stock Bausch & Lombs’ or modern replicas. But I get the feeling that Martel would know better than anyone.” — TBD‘s Ryan Kearney in a Friday piece ripping WaPo‘s Ned Martel (now on the campaign trail after brass kicked him off Style but strangely writing about glasses) for putting down hipster glasses while owning them. Read the tale of hypocrisy here.
WaPo reporter goes motorbiking in a dress
“Happy to have survived my first motorbike ride in Beijing. In a dress no less. All limbs intact.” — WaPo travel writer Nancy Trejos.
There’s no place like home (well, sort of)
“On South Beach, like I never left. Easy to hate, harder to love. But Miami is special.” — James Oliphant, D.C. writer for LAT and Chicago Tribune.
Boybanders unite around MSNBC’s Chris Hayes
“Weren’t up in time for today’s premiere of Up With @ChrisLHayes? Watch it here!” — WaPo‘s Ezra Klein, President of FishbowlDC’s Fan Club. See Hazy here. Wired.com‘s Spencer Ackerman (a lower-tiered Boybander) apparently did not have that problem: “Amazing 1st show #UpWithChrisHayes #winthefuture.”
NPR’s Carvin bizarrely attacked for something
“Why so angry?” — NPR’s Andy Carvin in response to Hong Kong (alleged) potter Andrew Mountford, who remarked, “@acarvin Life is about risk, you judge what risks you are prepared to take. Otherwise live in a padded cell. Grow up.”
Reporter explains wrath against his publication
“I think some people hate The Daily Caller for the same reason Orioles’ fans hate the NY Yankees and other nations hate America. #winning” — The Daily Caller‘s media writer Matt Lewis channels Charlie Sheen.
A Convo Between Two Journos
Today’s conversation is between Salon Editor-at-Large Joan Walsh, who often appears on MSNBC’s “Hardball” and Washington Watch’s Roland Martin.
Walsh: True dog park story: Man says: Saw a woman who looked like you on Bill Maher! I smile, yeah it was me! He didn’t believe me. Martin: I crack up when someone says, ‘You are him, right?’ I laugh and say, ‘Yep, I’m him.’ LOL Walsh: Lesson: must step up the hair and makeup for the dog park, I guess. #dogparklightingfail