“Also @EmilyDreyfuss & I got us kicked out of a hotel in Little Rock for trying to trick the room service guy into giving us (preteens) booze.” — Ben Dreyfuss, engagement editor, Mother Jones. Emily Dreyfuss is news editor for Wired.
Going on C-SPAN…
“Last time I did @cspanwj it was with @willrahn and he was very entertaining. No pressure, @mattklewis.” — Sabrina Siddiqui, who appeared alongside The Daily Caller and The Week‘s Matt Lewis on C-SPAN over the weekend.
Michael Sam gets drafted into NFL
“Make no mistake. Today was the first time that many Americans ever saw two gay men kiss. And it happened on an NFL broadcast. Huge deal.” — WaPo‘s Clinton Yates.
“Am I the only one who was thrilled to see that Michael Sam had a boyfriend with whom to share this big day??” — WaPo‘s Jonathan Capehart.
“Is it wrong that the first thing I thought when Michael Sam kissed his boyfriend was ‘You’d think he’d have a hotter boyfriend??’ – Donny Ferguson, senior policy advisor, Rep. Steve Stockman.
Atlantic editor catches squirrels in the act
“I feel like I’m always busting the squirrels on my street doing something they shouldn’t be. But what is it?” — Alexis Madrigal, senior editor, The Atlantic.
Mysteriously deleted: A picture of Washington Free Beacon reporter Lachlan Markay‘s spring toes with the caption, “Finally spring.”
Online s#!+ happens!
“That dude I blocked for being an antagonistic so & so emailed me a 4 page explanation of his actions. :-|” — BuzzFeed reporter Tracy Clayton, a.k.a Brokey McPoverty.
Journo will travel
“Heading to #Oslo tonight” — Jamie Kirchick, who heads to Ukraine Tuesday. Kirchick is a fellow for the Foreign Policy Initiative and a columnist for The Daily Beast.
Tablet takes dark approach on Mother’s Day
Mourning My Mother, Finally
For years, I tried to forget my mother’s suicide. Then a yahrzeit notice made me face the past.
A little right-wing rage
“Lefties: check your privilege, which allows you to justify leeching off the hard work of others while whining about the unfairness of life.” — Truth Revolt and Breitbart editor-at-large Ben Shapiro.