Quotes of the Day
“This headline writer should get a bonus.” — WaPo’s Karen Tumulty of a headline this week in LAT.
“Every time I work outside I’m reminded that mosquitos [sic]:Kevin::Kevin:chicken fried steak. And bug spray must be like cream gravy or something because it has no effect.” — Townhall Managing Editor Kevin Glass, who apparently uses bug spray on his steak.
“Dear God, glitch in condo quest! Keep fingers crossed, trying to work things out. Kids I can’t take another disappointment…” — ABC7’s Stephen Tschida, who has been through the wringer with his search for a condo.
Wrap your head around this…
“Carol Burnett to receive Mark Twain Prize for American Humor.” — WaPo Book World Editor Ron Charles.
“I award @RonCharles the Carol Burnett Prize for American Humor.” — Reuters‘ Jack Shafer.
Bureau Chief gets touch of road rage
“Oh my god, this traffic is soul crushing. …I don’t know how people drive to work. I’d murder all the things if I had to do this.” — BuzzFeed Bureau Chief John Stanton on Tuesday evening.
WTF Part II
“So, I know I’ve been going on all day about graduations, but something crazy just happened on FB, and I had to immediately defriend someone. Am I crazy for this? When is it ever really appropriate to hit someone with a ‘yo you didnt call me?’ if y’all don’t really talk?” — WaPo Express‘ Clinton Yates. First off, yes, Yates, you’re crazy for this. Dear Readers, we tried in vain to get the complete story out of him last night as to what happened here, but failed miserably. Either his story sucks or we don’t get it. We’re willing to concede both. But you’ve been warned. Go “trolling” in the vicinity of Yates on social media and you could be defriended, blocked, etc…
Learning the lingo
“I also learned that ‘Katie Holmes’ Knee Vagina?’ is an actual headline.” — Jazz Shaw, weekend editor at Hot Air.
Katie Holmes photo credit: TMZ