Quotes of the Day
“Dear people writing ‘yawn’ in comments: Back button. It works.” — Slate‘s Farhad Manjoo.
CQ Roll Call reporter gets trailed
“Do-gooder just trailed me 4 a block in car honking and scaring bejesus out of me 2 say I shouldn’t use my phone or I’ll be robbed. Thanks?” — CQ Roll Call Investigations and Ethics reporter Amanda Becker.
NY Magazine Editor Dings Roll Call
“Ok, we get it Roll Call, you have an article on congressional tattoos. Please stop retweeting.” — NY Magazine Associate Editor Dan Amira. To which Roll Call‘s Ryan Teague Beckwith replied, “All right I’m done.”
The unabashed phone sneeze: Gross?
“Nothing like passing someone as they are sneezing and not covering their mouth because they’re too busy talking ion the phone.” — Accuracy in Media Chairman Don Irvine.
Drinking and writing: Do they mix?
“If reading the ‘Left Behind’ series while drinking is wrong, then I don’t want to be right” — Writer and former Yahoo! News scribe Chris Lehmann, former husband to The Guardian‘s Ana Marie Cox, who now publicly takes an anti-approach to drinking and sounding like a 12-year-old who just took his first sip of beer.