Quotes of the Day
“So many newspaper reporters. So many interviews to turn down.” — President Obama at this weekend’s Gridiron dinner.
Bureau Chief says no to mom jeans
“I’m pretty sure I’m the only person not wearing mom jeans in this Outback bar.” — BuzzFeed Washington Bureau Chief John Stanton in a series of tweets this weekend from a suburban Outback bar. He was staying at his sister’s house while his home gets repairs.
Journalist has hair issues
“That point where your hair, which was perfect length a day ago, is now suddenly out of control.” — Amy Walter, The Cook Report.
“I sometimes read comments on news or op-ed pieces in the WaPo and am always shocked at what people say. Jerks for sure!” — Marketing writer Deborah Brody.
Politico Playbook Publish Time: 6:18 a.m.
Reporter gets patriotic and speaks for the country? “Attending Gridiron dinner tonight. Am expecting the president to be funny. We could all use a good laugh. By which I mean the country.” — HuffPost Editorial Director and MSNBC Analyst Howard Fineman.
Convo Between Two Journos and more…
Convo Between Two Journos
CNN and Daily Beast‘s Howard Kurtz: “Feeling my life is utterly pointless today since I’m not at SXSW.”
CNN Senior Digital Producer Steve Krakauer: “Dude hold yourself together.”
Weekend fun for conservative journalist
“Always fun watching some do-gooder diligently separate his trash at the dump while I’m throwing everything short of plutonium in there.” — Breitbart.com‘s John Nolte.
Speaking of SXSW…
“Every time I unfollow somebody for tweeting from SXSW an angel gets an erection.” — Slate‘s Jack Shafer.
Self awareness is…“There are some days when I shouldn’t be permitted on the internet. Today may be one of them. #fb” — NBC Washington cameraman Jim Long.
“I mispronounced name of artist Llyn Foulkes. Will redo. Imagine how folks in control room are mispronouncing it for me now.” — NPR’s Scott Simon.