Overheard in the Newsroom

Assistant editor, on last night before upgrade to InDesign: “I feel like I’m having breakup sex with Quark.”

Intern: “Let’s have karaoke night!”

Sports wire editor: “I have to do hardcore hallucinogens in order to do karaoke.”

Senior wire editor: “How about sake?”

Sports wire editor: “No, if I have sake I might burn down the karaoke place.”

huffingtonpost:

HERE’S PROOF THAT TV NEWS IS JUST AS CRAZY IN OTHER COUNTRIES

Ever feel like US news shows are a more of hotbed for wild, gaffe-filled drama than a place where you get information?

Well, guess what: it’s not just an American thing. Watch our hilarious supercut of the funniest moments from local news here. 

washingtonpost:

Looks like someone has a Snapple problem.

washingtonpost:

Looks like someone has a Snapple problem.

I’m grumpy because I have 35 tabs open and I’m overwhelmed.
Overheard in the newsroom   (via nationaljournal)
There’s always room for another Tumblr.
Overheard in the Newsroom (via chicagotribune)
What do you call a single NASCAR? A NASCAR-car?
Overheard in the newsroom (via nationaljournal)
Working in a regular office must be so boring.
Overheard in the newsroom (via heralddemocrat)
Via text message

Editor: Okay, now what the fuck is the judge saying?

Reporter: Still reading out the charge.

Editor: Tell him to hurry up.

REPORTER: “(That lawyer) is a good friend of mine.  He drives a 2-seater Mercedes and is gorgeous.”

PRODUCER: “Does he play on my team?”

REPORTER: “No.  But he does for me.”

Reporter: OH MY GOD, IT’S YOU!

Senior Reporter: Yes, I do still work here.

Producer 1: “Do you need to super Mickey Mouse?”

Producer 2: “What do you put for the bottom line on that? ‘Mickey Mouse / Mouse’? ‘Mickey Mouse / Fictional Character’?”