Quotes of the Day
“Pug wearing regal #USA sweater on red carpet. Looking exquisite. #Oscars” — NBC’s Luke Russert with the accompanying picture.
The Lost Washington Weekend
“Sunday mornings in Adams Morgan smell like broken dreams” — Bright Young Thing‘s Steve Place. Photographer Frank Turner replied, “Piss beer, puke waste.”
The Oscar Media Critics
“E! sucking really bad now, with party talk. It’s like NASCAR rain delay talk…boring. Ugh, guess we’ll change to ABC.” — The Washington Examiner‘s Paul Bedard.
“So the journo updates from Rick Santorum‘s townhall combined with Oscar tweets are gonna make for one weird Twitter stream.” — Yahoo! News’s Chris Moody.
“There is no comparison. E Red Carpet is SOOOO much better than ABC. #Oscars2012” — SKDKnickerbocker and CNN Commentator Hilary Rosen.
“My limo is stuck behind Clooney‘s on the way to the red carpet. #annoyingOscartweets” — WSJ‘s Neil King, whose doppelganger is Clooney.
“I love Michelle Williams but seriously, Louis Vuitton, why even make a dress that ugly? Total fail. Thank goodness she a radiant beauty.” — Socialite and philanthropic advocate Katherine Kennedy.
“Why did *E* shoot Tina Fey from her left?! Terrible. Don’t they know about the gash? That’s just mean. Jerks.” — Freelance videographer Liz Glover.
“M in P sucked. And I think the young guy in Moneyball should have won best actor.” — Hollywood on the Potomac’s and D.C. publicist Janet Donovan.
“Glenn Close — love the blazer!!!!!” — ABC7’s Jummy Olabanji. Kennedy agrees, adding, “Wow! Glenn Close looks absolutely perfect! Stunning and totally age appropriate– ladies take note!”
“You want a good comedy bit? Spill something on a real deal star on the carpet and legit ruin their night. Seacrest is low hanging fruit.” — WaPo Express‘s Clinton Yates.
Ultra-feminist makes fun of fat women
“No one has the balls to criticize fat women on red carpet. #oscars” — GOP communications operative Trey Ditto, clearly the ultimate feminist.
Doocy or Douchey?
“Thanks very much for the nice words…YOU’RE a great guy for sending a compliment out, unprompted!
Thx.” — Fox & Friend’s Steve Doocy. What prompted such dripping gratitude? This nauseating tweet from a follower in Michigan: “Mr. Doocy, we consider you to be one of the nicest, most genuine human beings on the planet. Thanks for your good work!”
Kind of like Washington’s flacks right?
“Best part of watching E! right now, seeing the red carpet handlers trying to look SO important behind the “stars.” #Oscars” — NBC’s Russert.
Redheaded journo rethinks red attire
“Emma Stone -redhead rocking the deep maroon. Making me rethink my no red rule. #Oscar.” — ABC News’s Karen Travers.
Irony is…“Heavy on the Sinatra at this Santorum event. Sinatra who supported Kennedy whose speech almost made Santorum throw up #fullcircle” — Reuter’s campaign reporter Sam Youngman.
Just what we need, more high journos…“Working on a video for a very cool high journalism program here in DC.” — NBC Cameraman Jim Long in today’s WTF tweet.
A Zen Chuck Todd
“To all overworked Washingtonians. Step outside and look up. Amazingly clear night for DC. Tons of stars visible.” — NBC’s Chuck Todd.
An 8-year-old learns to lie
“Our 8 yr old sees George Clooney & sez, “He looks a little like you.” Allowance goes from $2 a week to AmEx Platinum card.” — NPR‘s Scott Simon.