Quote of the Day:
“He’s a really good man, an honest man, a truthful man.”
— Allison Williams, actress on HBO’s Girls and daughter of NBC’s suspended Brian Williams at a Q & A at the 92nd Street Y Wednesday night. The quote comes via Mediaite.
Two male journos argue lunch vs. drinks
The conversationalists: Peter Suderman works for Reason Mag. Sonny Bunch is managing editor of Washington Free Beacon.
A brief note on today’s weather: “Hey DC! A very cold day with highs in the teens, wind chills +5 to -10 and even a flurry or snow shower.” — Howard Bernstein, WUSA-TV meteorologist.
Quote Taken Entirely Out Of Context
“Now throwing wads of paper at the yawning mouth of @alexpappas” — SiriusXM’s Julie Mason at a little after 9 p.m. Wednesday night. Alex Pappas is a reporter at The Daily Caller. He’s from Alabama, where they apparently yawn a lot.
BuzzFeed reporters win Dirksen award
“WHY ARE THERE KETCHUP PACKETS ALL OVER THE FLOOR, I THOUGHT I WORKED AT A NICE PLACE.” — The Daily Beast‘s Asawin Suebsaeng.
Just in case you think you’re having a bad day…
From The Times of London:
Self-hatred at a glance: Reporter develops taste for quinoa oatmeal
“This chiaseed-flaxseed-quinoa oatmeal is actually pretty good, he said one morning, before realizing he’s become what he’s always hated. …I also almost thanked the Keurig machine this morning before catching myself.” — WSJ‘s Byron Tau.
CNN’s S.E. Cupp Vs. CNN’s Sally Kohn on college rape
Journo’s dog wants nothing to do with winter
“If the dog doesn’t even *want* to go out, who am I to make her?” — Tayla Burney, public radio producer for WAMU’s Kojo show.
Journo pronounces himself ‘fresh’ (can we get a fact check?)
“So fresh being able to discuss viral politics at @google.” — IJ Review creative director Benny Johnson.