Watch Mika Brzezinski 'Schoolmarm' Joe Scarborough About Flight 370

As part of the battle for ratings dominance via coverage of the missing Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, the hosts of MSNBC's Morning Joe spoke with some experts about the plane Monday morning. (Here "spoke with some experts" = postulated wildly about nothing at all and then yelled at each other. It was a normal day.) » 3/24/14 5:00pm 3/24/14 5:00pm

Mika Brzezinski Awesomely Gives Random Woman a Major Career Boost

When she's not being steamrolled on a daily basis by Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski takes time to help young women. On Tuesday evening, after a panel discussion at Columbia University Journalism School, Brzezinski took out her phone and called up a friend to see if she could get a young woman who had asked her for… » 10/09/13 12:50pm 10/09/13 12:50pm

Bethenny Frankel and Others Have a Dream

In today's Tweet Beat, people said some things about having dreams that were not exactly what Martin Luther King Jr. had in mind. If you were the Golf Channel, you said it and then deleted it. If you were Joe Scarborough, you also did that (though left the post in question up and tweeted at yourself about it?). Other… » 8/28/13 7:40pm 8/28/13 7:40pm

Vanity Fair Photoshoot Features Mika in Bizarre Tabletop Dancer Pose

Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are both pretty accomplished media powerhouses. So it makes sense that in a photo of the two of them featured in this month's Vanity Fair, they'd both be posed similarly. Ha! Just kidding. They put Mika on a tabletop kicking her leg in the air and gazing back inscrutably at Joe, who… » 9/12/12 1:00pm 9/12/12 1:00pm

Rick Santorum Goes Insane, Denies Ever Even Mentioning Contraception


Rick Santorum went on MSNBC's Morning Joe this morning where Joe Scarborough asked him if he regrets bringing the issue of contraception into his campaign. Rickles got flustered and turned pissy fast. He said, "I've never had any record or anything about talking about access to contraception." Umm. Not to cross you,… » 3/19/12 11:55pm 3/19/12 11:55pm

Why Is Joe Scarborough Making Jokes About The IMF Chief's Alleged…

This morning on MSNBC, things got awkward when Mika Brzezinski attempted to report the story of IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn's arrest and sexual assault charges. Joe Scarborough seemed intent on making light of the situation, and Brzezinski had to scold: "I'm trying to keep you from making jokes about a serious… » 5/16/11 6:20pm 5/16/11 6:20pm

Softball Is For Lesbians (And Other Kagan Close Readings)

How can parody possibly exceed the current cable-news absurdity over Elena Kagan » 5/14/10 10:00am 5/14/10 10:00am's sexuality? compared women's softball to "two men sunbathing together." got downright Freudian: "I didn't know this, but a softball bat symbolizes a certain lifestyle."Both of those insights are included in Talking Points Memo's…

Liberals, Palin Would Like The Senate To Take Out the Trash

  • Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid has decided that the entire Democratic caucus will vote next week whether Independent Senator Joe Lieberman will keep his seat as chairman of the Homeland Security Committee after having back John McCain and gone negative against Obama. [TPM Election Central]
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