Morning Chatter

Quotes of the Day

“My little nugget gained 1.5 lbs in two weeks.” — Tim Wong, WaPo designer.

After last week’s televised tenseness in which MSNBC “Morning Joe” Co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinksi butted heads on chauvinist matters and he snapped his fingers in her face to move on, Scarborough made three New Year’s resolutions directed to Brzezinksi morning on “Morning Joe.” Well, at least two were directed her way: 1) “I’m not going to do that ever again.” 2) “I’m going to try to not interrupt you less in the new year.” 3) “The next time we go to the White House, I’m going to try very hard to not poop my pants.”

Chocolate Vs. Onion

“If you put a bar of chocolate next to an onion (any variety, but shallot preferred) and said ‘choose,’ I’d go for the onion every time.” — Randy Shulman, Co-Publisher of MetroWeekly.

Sherri Shepherd reports on son’s pancake breath

“As Jeffrey eats pancakes w syrup dripping from his mouth, I savor my hot water w lemon, oatmeal w berries knowing that being healthy is #1. Jeffrey now wants to kiss me w his pancake & syrup breath… WHYYYY NOWWWW. The saying ‘I want to eat you up’ is taking on a new meaning!” —  ABC “The View’s” Sherri Shepherd.


Shiner moves into self-loathing with sports analogy

“Ugh. I am the people I hate. I just used a sports analogy when talking about politics. #mendozaline #congressionaldisapproval #whoami?” — Roll Call‘s Meredith Shiner.

Travel Bitches

“The good: I bought a real New York bagel. The bad: I’m in dingy Penn Station. The ugly: And it’s not even 7 a.m.” — Washington Examiner‘s Naomi Jagoda, who explained she was in New York and New Jersey celebrating her grandfather’s 80th birthday.

Deep thoughts with two TV journos and a Breitbart editor bitchslaps CNN’s Piers Morgan…

Convo Between Two Journos

This morning’s conversation is between NBC TODAY Show host Hoda Kotb and NBC Washington’s Angie Goff.

Hoda Kotb: “Easy like sun morn- “How beautiful it is to do nothing, and then rest afterward. – Spanish Proverb.”

Angie Goff: “Sounds so #eatpraylove!”

Twentysomething journos worry about catheters, facelifts

“Dreading the day that Fox News commercials start appealing to me. #LifestyleLift” — FBDC and The Blaze‘s Eddie Scarry.

“@eScarry it’s the catheter ones that fill me with dread and it’s not like you can turn to another news network for it.” — National Journal “The Hotline’s” Chris Peleo-Lazar.

Weekend warfare

CNN’s Piers Morgan: “John Nolte, will your government’s tyrannical activity include the US military?”

Breitbart‘s John Nolte: “Hey Piers Morgan, you know anyone in England born, say, before 1935? Laugh at them about democracies gone tyrannical. Or read a book.”


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