IT’s THE LITTLE THINGS: “My favorite French pastry — the lowly pain au raisin” — Yahoo! News’ Olivier Knox, on vacation in Paris. Hey Olivier, next time maybe put this on a pretty French plate?
“Local volunteer on media bus in Cape Town welcomes White House ‘press corpse.’ There’s a commentary there somewhere.” — CBS News White House Correspondent Peter Maer.
Pre-prison sighting: Jesse Jackson Jr.
“SPOTTED – Jesse Jackson Jr spending his final weekend as a free man at Joy of Motion Dance Studios watching his daughter. #DMV #RIGHTNOW” — Mark Wilkins, a.k.a. “Marky Mark” and D.C. paparazzi.
“I really miss Andrew. I want to work for him again.” — WMAL and Breitbart.com‘s Larry O’Connor, who was referring to the late Andrew Breitbart.
“It’s disappointing to see so much vandalism on Chicago’s monument to Abraham Lincoln, including a cock and balls on Abe’s coattails.” — Michael E. Grass, founding editor of DCist, formerly of WCP, Roll Call and others. Thanks for this, Grass! What would the world possible do without knowing this?
Speaking of Twitter shockers…
“There appears to be some men in my Twitter stream who seem to be confusing the word cunt for the word ma’am.” — MSNBC Uppers groupie and comedian Lizz Winstead.
Maybe something he should’ve kept to himself?
“A girl asked me last night how much it’d take for me to cheat on my gf….no.” — Media Research Center multimedia reporter Joe Schoffstall.
Convo Between a Journo and not a Baldwin Brother
Mother Jones Co-Editor Clara Jefferey: “Ok @AdamBaldwin is ridiculously cast to type, yet still good, in Firefly.”
Actor Adam Baldwin: “Hittin’ the sauce again, Clara?”
Clara Jefferey: “Look who can’t take a (truly felt) compliment!”
Finally, something funny
“Shout out to the chick doing the worm in the middle of U Street. The best part was when police officers yelled at her to get out of the road. Ah, this city is wonderful.” — AnnaMaria Di Pietro, producer at ABC7News/NewsChannel8.
Something painfully unimportant about turkey sausage and some other weird stuff…
CNBC contributor’s son excited for turkey sausage
“Son, 6, excited to be in LA, especially about rumors of turkey sausage for breakfast #thatshowherolls” — AEI and CNBC Contributor James Pethokoukis.
Does this ever help?
“WHERE IS OUR WAITER” — The Hill‘s Alexandra Jaffe.
Journo experiences sadness on train
“There’s nothing sadder than seeing someone super hot on the train and knowing that you’ll probably never see them again in your life.” — BuzzFeed Associate Editor Matt Bellassai.