Morning Chatter

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.

The Observer

“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.” —‘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.

NPR Bloopers

“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.