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Mark Halperin is not high on marijuana puns 

“I am 100% pro-pun. But, TVers, ask yourself if your marijuana pun is (A) original & (B) funny. If it isn’t BOTH, stun us by skipping it.” — TIME‘s Mark Halperin.


Leibo calls b*llsh*t on weekend mea culpas 

“Cable news should turn over all weekend programming to mea culpas and ’emotional’ apologies (eventually opening format to non-hosts). Good TV.” — NYT‘s Mark Leibovich.

BuzzFeed Bureau Chief stumbles upon masturbating homeless man  

“Oh no, you’re not at all creepy, Mr Hobo Laughing Maniacally Whilst Masturbating outside of the teevee studio.” — BuzzFeed Washington Bureau Chief John Stanton.

Is there a ho around to talk abortion? 

“Woman arguing on FNC for abortifacient/contraception mandate in Obamacare is named “Ho.” (Sp? Fox won’t show her name.)” — Conservative commentator and author Ann Coulter.

Travel Bitches

@Amtrak Whoever’s taking tickets on the 192 is being horribly rude to customers already frazzled because of the weather.” — Politico and occasional C-SPAN host Juana Summers.

Sen. Maj. Leader Harry Reid: BuzzFeed is coming for you

@katherinemiller @KateNocera A friend texted me to say he saw Harry Reid in the theater when he saw “Her.” Ask him about in a press scrum.” — Free Beacon‘s C.J. Ciaramella.

OMG!!! Reporter goes half-way off grid.  

“If anyone needs me for the next 24 hours, please email me at my personal email Msunderland dot gm dot slc dot edu.” — Mitchell Sunderland, Weekend Editor, VICE.

Manscaping: Hair gel in eyebrows? 

“Just put hair gel in my eyebrows so that’s where we’re at in terms of vanity.” — Joel Pavelski, social media editor, New York Post.

Journo without power 

“That’s it. Ice covered trees in western Loudoun took out our power. Gonna be a cold nite. A dog in every bed!” — Washington Examiner‘s Paul Bedard.

Righty joins the mainstream media

“Fired up, ready to go: tomorrow is my first day at The Washington Post.” — National Review‘s Robert Costa officially starts his new job at WaPo today.

John McCain, Meghan McCain

Watch out, here come the McCains

“My father and I are going on the @jayleno TOGETHER on Monday – and I was fine until I found out Louis CK is the other guest with us.” — Meghan McCain, daughter to Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.).

Motivation from Sharyl Attkisson

“This is the year to make it happen. It’s up to you.” — CBS investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson.