"There lives on YouTube a world-famous honey badger, who keeps low to the ground and bulls forward in pursuit of what he wants, not caring about poisonous snakes and bees. That’s Mr. Weiner."
"There is no U.S. Cabinet member that could stand up and sing for 30 minutes at a state dinner."
White House spokesman Ben Rhodes, on last night’s performance by Senegal’s tourism minister, Grammy award winning singer Youssou N’Dour (via ari-in-africa
"You are either in your bed or in your shoes, so it pays to invest in both."
Kate Upton at GQ in June 2010*
*BEFORE SHE WAS FAMOUS
So proud of my co-worker right now.
"Within hours, comments on the Times’ website numbered in the thousands. There were the unabashedly ignorant: “I’m sorry. I must have missed the news flash that we’re having a shortage of birds.” The crazies: “My best friend is a CAT. How dare you suggest that CATS are killers.” The conspiracy theorists: “This stinks of anti-cat sentiment.” And the truthers: “If this is so, where are the close to 15 billion eviscerated carcasses?"
"Baseball is more fun with a bespectacled, flamboyant, Grimace-From-McDonaldland-shaped closer pitching for one of the better teams."
"It’s at once convincing and completely unconvincing, which is a unique gift of James Franco performances."