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Roland Martin spends weekend sweating 

“I partied ALL weekend at the @IAmSteveHarvey #NeighborhoodAwards2014. Sweated out three suits! Bag was 8 pounds heavier due to wet clothes!” — TV One’s Roland Martin.


“Oh barf I just noticed a typo in the first sentence of my newsletter.” — CJ Ciaramella, Washington Free Beacon.


“Next time someone prattles on to you about what’s ‘natural,’ remember, there’s nothing more natural than dysentery.” — NYT‘s Josh Barro.

Deep Thoughts With a BuzzFeed Editor 

“I will do whatever it takes to do nothing.” — BuzzFeed senior editor Samir Mezrahi.


“I’d forgotten what the combo of a full night’s sleep AND caffeine does to me. Excuse me, I have to go bake ALL THE THINGS.” — Hayes Brown, Think Progress.

Uh Oh. 

“Just found the catfood dish licked absolutely spotless clean in the living room – which of my dogs did that?” — FNC’s Greta Van Susteren.

How to torture your editor 

“Note to writers: Want to signal to an editor you dislike them and want them to suffer? Just add 2 spaces after punctuation in your articles.” — Joe Carter, journalism prof and senior editor of the Acton Institute.

Admission of a regretful journo 

“Just subscribed to a certain publication’s newsletter and instantly regret it ama.” — Ethan Klapper, senior social media editor, HuffPost. “Actually, don’t ama. Not revealing which publication.”

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Here’s an idea

“The Sunday Shows should be canceled and replaced with Kim Kardashian reruns.” — Washington Examiner‘s Justin Green.

Trash talk 

“Dear Leftists: I’m sorry Obama’s a total failure, Hillary is old & fat, and my TV’s bigger than yours. #NotReally.” — Breitbart News editor John Nolte.