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Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger
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Quote of the Day:

“My vagina is buzzing again.”

BuzzFeed reporter Tracy Clayton.

Quote of the Day II 

“I was a well placed member of the elite of this country. I chose the people over it.”

GotNewsCharles Johnson, clearly feeling the Christmas spirit.


Gayle King forgets something very important 

“First day of vacation and I forgot to turn off alarm Aaaargh ! I was hoping to sleep til 5 am !!!” — CBS “This Morning” anchor and Oprah BFF Gayle King.

Journo threatens to cut your balls off

“Done with the race card. Pull it on me and I’ll cut your balls off you race baiting pieces of excrement. #Done.” — RedState‘s Ben Howe.

Wishful thinking…

“I have to think MSNBC execs are rethinking the network’s relationship with Sharpton. Right?” — Washington Examiner‘s T. Becket Adams.

Being black at The New Republic 

“Some folks are asking what it was like to be the only black staffer @tnr. The answer is pretty lonely.” — Dayo Olopade, author of The Bright Continent.

Media Matters research fellow insults Fox News (yawwwn) 

“A lecture from a Fox Newser on honesty is like Kim Kardashian lecturing on modesty.” — MMFA’s Oliver Willis.

The Observer

“White House emails read like click bait tbqh.” — Mitchell Sunderland, VICE editor.

What Ezzy does before bed…

“But I like using my iPad before bed!” — editor-in-chief Ezra Klein linking to a story about why you’ll sleep better if you don’t use your iPad before bed. Apparently using devices before bed causes sleep problems.

Reporters as lowest life forms

“In sports locker rooms, reporters always the lowest form of life in the room. In political pressers it’s occasionally the other way around.” — Rolling Stone‘s Matt Taibbi, who recently left First Look Media after a fallout with the publisher.


“Drinking grappa is, like, the embodiment of my self-loathing.” — Megan Carpentier, U.S editor, the Guardian.