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April 19, 2014
Ironic incident of the week: During a press conference on commuter train safety, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) got thisclose to getting hit by an Amtrak train on the Metro-North line. Oops.

Ironic incident of the week: During a press conference on commuter train safety, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) got thisclose to getting hit by an Amtrak train on the Metro-North line. Oops.

12:45 // 6 months ago
April 13, 2014
12:32 // 6 months ago
March 19, 2014

If you’re a TV weatherman and you’re required to offer a birthday wish to “Hugh Janus,” stop yourself.

20:45 // 7 months ago
February 12, 2014
Danielle Rhoades Ha, a spokeswoman for the paper, told the Associated Press that the publication of improperly redacted documents was a “production error.” The paper eventually removed and republished the documents with the identities properly redacted.
The NYTimes Leaks Sensitive Information in an Epic Fail
13:37 // 8 months ago
February 7, 2014
Like Gollum, Sochi is missing a ring.
EDIT: Even better in GIF form, via Gawker:

Like Gollum, Sochi is missing a ring.

EDIT: Even better in GIF form, via Gawker:

11:35 // 8 months ago
February 6, 2014
F—- the E.U.
Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland • In a private phone call discussing the political situation in Ukraine. Nuland, who is essentially the top State Department official in Europe, quickly apologized after the clip leaked online Thursday.
19:14 // 8 months ago
January 22, 2014
Fun little gaffe on the Tumblr staff blog. We’ve all been there.

Fun little gaffe on the Tumblr staff blog. We’ve all been there.

17:05 // 9 months ago
January 14, 2014
14:42 // 9 months ago
December 27, 2013
The distributors of “12 Years a Slave” in Italy went out of their way to play up the film’s predominantly black cast, and are now stuck apologizing for it.

The distributors of “12 Years a Slave” in Italy went out of their way to play up the film’s predominantly black cast, and are now stuck apologizing for it.

17:48 // 9 months ago
November 18, 2013
Fox Business should probably lay off the business reporting. She corrected her lede, but it’s still wrong. The Washington Post Company (which is separate from the newspaper, a product that Jeff Bezos bought) is changing its name, not The Washington Post. (ht Romenesko)

Fox Business should probably lay off the business reporting. She corrected her lede, but it’s still wrong. The Washington Post Company (which is separate from the newspaper, a product that Jeff Bezos bought) is changing its name, not The Washington Post. (ht Romenesko)

16:26 // 11 months ago