Piers Morgan takes a Twitter vacation
“In fact, I’m going to take a week off Twitter. A tweeting detox. Try not to miss me too much. Mwah x” — Ex-CNNer Piers Morgan. Let’s just hope he’s not like National Journal‘s Ron Fournier on vacation.
TalkingPointsMemo: 3 more journos cuffed by police in Ferguson. See here.
Summer camp instructions in Takoma Park…“Instructions for my son’s first day of camp in Takoma Park are perfect: Bring your yoga mat and ukulele.” — Amanda Kolson Hurley, freelance writer on architecture and urbanism.
Other summer rules: “Pals have baby, send e-mail. You want to ‘see’ baby, must get polio, tetanus, diphtheria shots etc. is this want new parents do now?” — ABC7′s Stephen Tschida.
Deep thoughts with MSNBC.com’s Benjy Sarlin
“In the future when we think messages to each other on the neural hub, Monday will still be a tsunami of ‘MUST SEE: John Oliver NAILED IT’” — Benjy Sarlin.
“The line btw. BuzzFeed and ClickHole is becoming thinner and thinner.” — Mediaite‘s Josh Feldman.
“*checks twitter* yup, it’s Monday”– Whisper Editor-in-Chief Neetzan Zimmerman.
Good news: He’s deepening his friendships
“Just had a meal w @benjysarlin that will show up in the montage of reasons I died.” — Slate‘s Dave Weigel.
Appreciating life’s smaller moments
“I don’t know how I got on the mailing list for ‘News from Southern Evangelical Seminary,’ but they’re my favorite emails of the day.” — Peter Ogburn, producer for lefty radio host Bill Press.
HuffPost reporters have plants with their names on them