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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’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 Observer

“The line btw. BuzzFeed and ClickHole is becoming thinner and thinner.” — Mediaite‘s Josh Feldman.


Monday Blues 


“*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 


IS THIS KINDERGARTEN? @ryanjreilly & @aterkel may be doing important reporting but I’m here watering their plants so who’s the real hero?” — HuffPost‘s Elise Foley, BFF to Daily Caller‘s Neil Munro.