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Betsy Rothstein Gossip blogger
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Quote of the Day:

“I’m happy for Bruce Jenner. So very brave.”

— actress Alyssa Milano (who clearly doesn’t know what “bravery” is.).

Katie Couric is getting sick 

“Morning! Leaving snow covered Boston w a killer sore throat. Nooooooooooo! #hatecolds”  — Yahoo! NewsKatie Couric.


On NBC’s Brian Williams: 2 + 2 = 7 

“Brian Williams watches his daughter receive simulated anilingus on Girls. Of course he’d lie about military involvement.” — Charles C. Johnson, GotNews.

Deep Thoughts With A BuzzFeed Editor 

“We all put our pants on one selfie at a time.” — Samir Mezrahi.


“Big night: 71st Congressional Dinner. @cbrangel & @CoryGardner will try their best at comedy. Relatedly, I’m in a dress. #wpcfdinner” — HuffPost‘s Jen Bendery.

Overheard in the Newsroom

“Jeb just doesn’t fucking understand. It’s like he’s been isolated in Republican-land for so long.” — Anonymous reporter.

(Overhear something weird in your newsroom? Tell me about it at or All submissions will be considered anonymous.)

Tone deaf at a glance 

“Even worse when I see conservative blog writers just kind of shrug and chuckle on twitter, admitting what they write is lies for the marks.” — Media Matters‘ research fellow Oliver Willis, who doesn’t realize that he works for a wing of the Democratic Party.

The Observer 

“Children do not get autism because of vaccines. Children get autism because their parents didn’t truly love each other.” — Mother Jones engagement editor Ben Dreyfuss, son of YOU KNOW WHO.

Lisa Bloom condemns the dumbass national media 


“As 800,000 children are displaced in S. Sudan, national media laments the end of MTV’s relationship with Snookie.” — NBC News legal correspondent Lisa Bloom, daughter of Gloria Allred.