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Written by Pat's Papers | Wednesday, 24 July 2013 8:01 AM
After yesterday’s news cycle we all know not to open any emails with attachments from Carlos Danger. While Anthony Weiner has come up with one of the coolest fake names out there, it’s certainly not the only one. Slate took Weiner’s latest scandal as an opportunity to create a Carlos Danger Name Generator, so you too can come up with a fantastic online pseudonym. So if you hear me sign off as Manolo Badass, you’ll know where I got it.
Written by Pat's Papers | Wednesday, 17 July 2013 8:18 AM
New York’s PBS station is fighting fire with fire. They’ve produced a spoof of ridiculous reality TV—the tannest family in America, the Tanners—as a way to get people to donate to their quality programming. It’s pretty effective…and hilarious.
Written by Pat's Papers | Tuesday, 2 July 2013 8:30 AM
In rival Tweets, (Canadian) Seth Rogen and (American) Sarah Silverman claimed to have found the best (worst?) Canada tribute video ever. Check them out.
Written by Pat's Papers | Thursday, 20 June 2013 6:49 AM
My thanks to the New York Post’s Micki Siegel for spending some time with me and my family in Williamsburg. Six years ago she did one of her At Home stories on our apartment on the Upper West Side and we just re-united for the Brooklyn sequel.
Written by Pat's Papers | Monday, 17 June 2013 6:37 AM
We haven’t had a good Starbucks Alter Ego for awhile, but then a woman named (not-my-wife) Dawn dropped us a line.
Written by Pat's Papers | Tuesday, 11 June 2013 8:11 AM
I’m hosting the Daily News Hometown Heroes Awards for Education. To kick off the nomination period the New York Daily News had me write a little article about what I’ll be looking for as we go through teacher nominations.
Written by Pats Papers | Monday, 10 June 2013 9:21 AM
A friend and colleague from my first days in television died this morning after a long battle with cancer. From my CFRN video archive, here’s a classic clip of John.
Written by Pats Papers | Thursday, 30 May 2013 8:10 AM
I guess it’s my obligation to report the bad news along with the good news. My primetime show on CNBC has been pulled from the schedule after two weeks of dismal ratings. The network says it will try to find a better way to promote Crowd Rules before putting any more episodes on TV.
Written by Pat's Papers | Friday, 24 May 2013 10:47 PM
Pat and his staff are taking a few extra days off—okay a week—to celebrate the Memorial Day weekend. There will be no Pat’s Picks Monday, May 27th through Monday, June 3rd. We’ll resume our regular schedule on Tuesday, June 4th. Have a great week and we’ll see you then!
Written by Pat's Papers | Friday, 24 May 2013 6:51 AM
Summer is approaching quickly (you hear that, rain clouds) and that can only mean one thing: days filled with ice cream, swimming and trivia! On Wednesday, July 24th I’m heading back to the Bell House to host TrivWorks Ultimate Summer Trivia Slam. And I hope you join me.
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Lester Wisbrod says he’s been taking photos of himself with celebrities for decades.
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Tickets are available for my food-themed trivia night at Bell House on July 29th.
- Listening to @DOPEITSDOM with my girl Yanna. I can't wait for him to come to Howard !!
3:23 PM Oct 9th from twitterfeed
- O Facebook tá uma confusão de fotos de crianças com desenhos animados no perfil. '-'
3:21 PM Oct 9th from twitterfeed
- CRAVING that cake!!!! Just oh my God... #GBBO #greatbritishbakeoff
3:21 PM Oct 9th from twitterfeed