A WORD ON BORING STORIES… “One tiny problem I’ve noticed with telling journalists ‘don’t be boring’ is that none of them think you’re talking about their stories.” — WaPo‘s Hank Stuever.
“Autumn is simply just the best. No other season engages the senses like fall. I feel a love letter coming on.” — Deputy News Editor for Marine Corps Times Hope Hodge Seck.
Some random fish news…
“The Hawaiian state fish is the Humuhumunukunukuapua’a — can you imagine what that sounds like with my accent? #AlohaHuffPost” — HuffPost-AOL Editor-in-Chief Arianna Huffington. (Hawaiian fish pictured here.)
The height of multitasking: Eating at the urinal?
“Dear random press guy in the bathroom: I know we’re all busy and stuff at TIFF, but let’s draw the line at eating at the urinal. #TIFF13” — Will Perkins, Yahoo! Movies blogger.
Politico Playbook Publish Time: 8:17 a.m.
And the depths of online filth…
“Free porn-movie title ideas: Free Syrian Amy, Regime Chains, Boobs on the Ground” — Fusion Editor Adam Weinstein, who formerly worked in Washington for Mother Jones.
“My flight from Beirut to Cairo is being delayed so someone can collect a pack of cigarettes they left at the gate.” — Joshua Hersh, HuffPost Middle East Correspondent.