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MSNBC - Part 23

When is Phillip Mena going to be promoted to cable television's first nude anchor?

I've been waiting a long time.

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by Anonymousreply 3669 hours ago

Phillip lounging at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel pool.

Nice tat.

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by Anonymousreply 103/04/2021

Did anyone cover the QAnon Inauguration gathering at the Capitol??

I'd love to see Chris or Rachel mock those losers.

by Anonymousreply 203/04/2021

Ben Collins has huge eyes

by Anonymousreply 303/04/2021

What's wrong with the "MSNBC - Part 22" thread?

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by Anonymousreply 403/04/2021

It's paywalled, R4.

by Anonymousreply 503/04/2021

loved Rachel reading the hearing transcript of that idiot rioter who sat in Pelosi's office and is now whining he's still in jail. Her mocking tone was hilarious

by Anonymousreply 603/04/2021

This crybaby, R6?


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by Anonymousreply 703/04/2021

I want to feel Chris Hayes' massive muscles all over me.

by Anonymousreply 803/04/2021

R7 yes that piece of shit

by Anonymousreply 903/04/2021

Would someone go back y=to the 22 thread, it's been paywalled, and post a link to here?

They need to kill the last13 or so posts.

by Anonymousreply 1003/05/2021

It has to be a paying member, R10.

The rest of us can't get back in there.

by Anonymousreply 1103/05/2021

r11, why do you think I posted here?


by Anonymousreply 1203/05/2021

I posted it you cheap whores

by Anonymousreply 1303/05/2021

what’s a paywall

by Anonymousreply 1403/05/2021

It's already too late to post anything on thread #22.

by Anonymousreply 1503/05/2021

I'm so tired of Michael Steele

MSNBC needs some new blood

by Anonymousreply 1603/05/2021

I agree, R16.

The hosts recycle most of the commentators on that channel.

But that's the nature of 24/7 television.

You can only find so many people who are available to comment.

by Anonymousreply 1703/05/2021

I still miss Kasie DC on Sunday evening, best show, best panels. Record but rarely watch WTE, where she is wasted.

by Anonymousreply 1803/05/2021

Chris Hayes is getting porkier and shriller and stammer-ier and "like"-ier than I can stand now.

Mehdi Hasan is growing on me, on the other hand.

by Anonymousreply 1903/05/2021

I like Hayes' show but whoever here thinks he's muscular and fit is dead wrong. He's fit-fat. I've seen that pic of him at the gym but clearly his diet defeats a lot of the work he puts in.

I like how hard Hayes goes at the evil repubs

the sassiest by far is O'Donnell though. I laugh at him going in on the repubs as he sounds every bit the white guy who was young in the 70s and 80s. I'm glad he doesn't try to talk like a young person though as it would be absurd for someone his age

by Anonymousreply 2003/05/2021

r13, it is wonderful to be appreciated.

Thank you and carry on.

by Anonymousreply 2103/05/2021

Oh, and r13, have them post 15 bumps to close the thread.

Or you can do it, you wealthy pal...


by Anonymousreply 2203/05/2021

Chris is a cutie pie.

by Anonymousreply 2303/05/2021

R18 I liked that show, too. MSNBC is exceedingly boring on weekends unless something big breaks.

by Anonymousreply 2403/05/2021

Yeah, I don't really watch it much on weekends.

by Anonymousreply 2503/05/2021

I love hearing Chris snicker when a guest says something sarcastic. You can tell he has a good sense of humor

by Anonymousreply 2603/05/2021

I like Joy but GURL, dial it back a little.

by Anonymousreply 2703/05/2021

[quote] I still miss Kasie DC on Sunday evening, best show, best panels.

I do too. Kasie may not have tons of personality or charisma, but I think that's actually what I liked about Kasie DC. It was just calm, smart, and featured interesting guests. It was my Sunday TV highlight. I'm not a huge fan of Alicia Menendez or Joshua Johnson or any of MSNBC's weekend anchors and hosts.

by Anonymousreply 2803/05/2021

I must be in the minority but I LOVE Alicia Menendez and Joshua Johnson, find them both very straightforward and engaging.

by Anonymousreply 2903/05/2021

I'm fine with Joshua. Nothing personal against Alicia but I think she's a better commentator than host

by Anonymousreply 3003/05/2021

It appears that Velshi does not inherit the Rachel handshake anymore subbing for Lawrence..

Friday night was a regular splice of shows. No happy talk.

by Anonymousreply 3103/06/2021

I'm tired of Ali Velshi popping up everywhere.

by Anonymousreply 3203/06/2021

[quote] I like Joy but GURL, dial it back a little.

That’s her “Black woman in charge here” enthusiasm.

by Anonymousreply 3303/06/2021

Velshi is paired with female co-anchors (Romans & Ruhle) who he gets into fast-talking repartee with. When he's solo he seems to be at a loss and trying to hard.

by Anonymousreply 3403/06/2021

R34 trying too hard.

by Anonymousreply 3503/06/2021

Cute Vaughn back on, blinking and bouncing. He is slightly built.

by Anonymousreply 3603/07/2021

R36 Right the bouncing, I thought he might just really need to pee.

by Anonymousreply 3703/07/2021

No, he always does the bouncing. It's subconscious I think.

by Anonymousreply 3803/07/2021

Are you all aware of how much they pay these contributors? Considering what stupid things some of them say, it's pretty outrageous.

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by Anonymousreply 3903/08/2021

Hate Dr. Vin.

He would have you stay at home forever if he could while he gets vaccinated to live his life.

by Anonymousreply 4003/08/2021

^^ yeah I hate it when health care professionals get vaccinated ^^

by Anonymousreply 4103/08/2021

LOVE Dr. Vin Gupta. So handsome and explains things very well. I always watch when he's on tv

Joan Walsh is back and stopped dyeing her hair! All white now

by Anonymousreply 4203/08/2021

Nicolle Wallace has been trying to control her inappropriate laughter to the point of acknowledging it at the time ("I'm laughing only because _____"), but there is no hope for her. Could it be her republican reality breaking through and ridiculing us? I hope not.

You are insulting and alienating the very viewers, whose plights are under discussion at the time, with your idiocy; get a grip, woman. Do none of the top brass monitor these shows?

by Anonymousreply 4303/08/2021

Rachel was talking tonight about her brother-in-law but I didn't think that Rachel and Susan were married. She said her brother-in-law and Susan's mother went to get vaccinated together.

This link says they aren't married. All the articles about Rachel says that Susan is her partner, not her wife.

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by Anonymousreply 4403/08/2021

[quote]Cute Vaughn back on, blinking and bouncing

On my dong, that is

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by Anonymousreply 4503/08/2021

Did Rachel talk about Meghan and Harry tonight? If not, she must be the only anchor in the world who didn't go there.

by Anonymousreply 4603/08/2021

[quote] MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace Reveals What Now ‘Terrifies’ Her About The GOP

MSNBC’s Nicolle Wallace on Monday told “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert what really scares her about the Republican Party following its capitulation to former President Donald Trump.

Wallace, who served as White House communications director under former President George W. Bush, described herself as a “self-loathing former Republican.” She lamented how the GOP today isn’t even trying to spin events and is now just built on a foundation of B.S.

“They are so far from the truth that you can no longer have a conversation with them about how to solve anything because they don’t agree on what the problems are, and that terrifies me,” the “Deadline: White House” anchor said.

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by Anonymousreply 4703/09/2021

Did Phil decorate for St. Patrick’s Day?

by Anonymousreply 4803/09/2021

Haha R48.

What show has Phil been on lately??

I haven't seen him in forever!

by Anonymousreply 4903/09/2021

Phil and Carol Leonnig are at work on a book apparently on the last year of the Trump administration. Two things: if Phil is under a deadline, he may be forgoing television appearances to meet his publisher's deadline. Also, once the book's publication is close, the publisher will embargo the author(s) so that they're not "stale" by publication date.

by Anonymousreply 5003/09/2021

why more trump-let it go!!!!

by Anonymousreply 5103/09/2021

R51 I don't care about Trump's every move but I want to hear about any and all legal cases. That is enjoyable

by Anonymousreply 5203/09/2021

Heaven is having Vaughn Hillyard sit on my face.

by Anonymousreply 5303/09/2021

Has there been any confirmation that Vaughn is gay? I just can't imagine he's straight but also don't like to assume.

by Anonymousreply 5403/09/2021

If you're into pocket gay types, Jacob Soboroff is so much hotter than Vaughn!

by Anonymousreply 5503/09/2021

Yeah but Jacob is straight.

Vaughn is... questionable.

So it's fun to speculate.

by Anonymousreply 5603/09/2021

My gaydar launches to Mars whenever Vaughn appears on camera.

by Anonymousreply 5703/09/2021

Sure R57, but that's only because Vaughn is a twink.

Kornacki is gay, and he doesn't ping to me at all.

by Anonymousreply 5803/09/2021

But Jacob is straight, so I'd rather save my fantasies for other gay boys like (I hope) Vaughn.

by Anonymousreply 5903/09/2021

Me thinks Vaughn likes the boys.

by Anonymousreply 6003/09/2021

Nicolle’s special- 😢

by Anonymousreply 6103/10/2021

That was the idea, R61. Not that MSNBC or Wallace was trying to be exploitive or manipulative, or anything like that . . . .

by Anonymousreply 6203/10/2021

Yes, R61, impossible to watch without shedding at least a tear or two.

by Anonymousreply 6303/10/2021

I like Joy Reid but DAMMIT. Stop interrupting your guests unless you absolutely have to because you ran out of time. You know there’s a Zoom delay. It’s so annoying!

by Anonymousreply 6403/11/2021

Joy has developed a habit of muttering yeah as a guest finishes a point, especially if they are not going where her pointed question directed them. Almost as bad as Ari's hmmm, as if he was busy on his phone and realized a response is required.

Nicolle is a bit overexposed on MSNBC lately, but her engagement and response to guests is impeccable. She is an excellent questioner, and very interested in responses. She often changes direction in comment/questioning in response.

by Anonymousreply 6503/12/2021

I said that about Joy's "yeahs" three months ago here on the previous MSNBC thread. It does appear like she's not listening to her guest and Ari's "hmmms" evoke the same issue. Engage in the conversation, guys!

And I agree about Nicolle.....she really is the best anchor on TV, any network. '

by Anonymousreply 6603/12/2021

[quote] Nicolle is a bit overexposed on MSNBC lately, but her engagement and response to guests is impeccable. She is an excellent questioner, and very interested in responses

This is what I look for in an interviewer. Someone who actually LISTENS to what their guests are saying.

Too many of these talking heads just want to hear THEMSELVES talk. They really don't give a shit what their guests have to say.

It's only THEIR opinion that counts.

If that's the case - if you're not going to listen to your guest comments - then DON'T HAVE THEM ON.

Just make the show about yourself talking for the entire 60 minutes!!!!

*glaring at Joy Reid*

by Anonymousreply 6703/12/2021

Chuck Todd makes noises while every guest is speaking. It is so rude and annoying. Is he really only 5' 2"?

by Anonymousreply 6803/12/2021

Lol at Todd being 5"2" tall. I pray it is true.

by Anonymousreply 6903/12/2021

I just looked up his height, and it's either 5'10" or 5'2" - depending on the source.

by Anonymousreply 7003/12/2021

Um, that's quite a difference, R70.

by Anonymousreply 7103/12/2021

Jesus Joy! Dial it down a little. She was so loud and animated tonight.

by Anonymousreply 7203/12/2021

Last night Rachel tried to get Dr Fauci to state there was pressure from the WH for the CDC to delay statement on fully vaccinated guidelines. WTF is her problem? She had read some article on new drugs to treat COVID patients and she was speculating there was something amiss with the WH not promoting thes wonder drugs. Fauci had to once again correct her and explain the drugs she was talking about were not oral drugs but drugs that require infusion centers to be used. He further informed her these drugs were being looked at. You could see she was not happy with being put in her place. She then told Dr. Fauci he was welcome to come on her show anytime he was suspicious of any WH issues with being forthcoming on the virus. Again, WTF is her problem with Biden? She talks out of both sides of her mouth about him.

by Anonymousreply 7303/12/2021

Chuck is a lot taller than 5'2" for the love of God. All you have to do is look at him. He even stands up now once in a while on MTP. He also makes the noises to acknowledge the other person's answers. It isn't agreement or disagreement. It is no different than reporters constantly nodding to their interviewees to keep them talking.

by Anonymousreply 7403/12/2021

^Hi, Chuck.

by Anonymousreply 7503/12/2021

I can't believe that anyone actually gives a shit about Chuck Todd, when MSNBC has Vaughn, Phillip, and Jacob Soboroff to ogle.

by Anonymousreply 7603/13/2021

^^ Not to mention Morgan Chesky ^^

by Anonymousreply 7703/13/2021

And Gadi Schwartz.

by Anonymousreply 7803/13/2021

Gadi Schwartz's appearances on MSNBC are random. Reportedly he has an NBC program on Snapchat.

by Anonymousreply 7903/13/2021

fucking yasmin.

by Anonymousreply 8003/14/2021

Rachel Maddow just won a Grammy.

by Anonymousreply 8103/14/2021


Oh goodness, Rachel will talk for an hour abt it tmw!

by Anonymousreply 8203/14/2021

Vaughan is a hot twink. But that doesn't mean he's gay.

by Anonymousreply 8303/14/2021

Vaughn is a twink. But that doesn't mean he's hot.

There. I fixed it for you, r83.

by Anonymousreply 8403/14/2021

Half way to EGOT.

by Anonymousreply 8503/14/2021


that’s like saying just because David Muir lives with a man, it doesn’t make him gay.

by Anonymousreply 8603/14/2021

From twitter:

Now turn Bagman into a play when the theaters open.

Then pull a Christine Lahti and turn it into a Live Action Short film or Documentary.

Submit for Best Adapted Screenplay if possible.

by Anonymousreply 8703/14/2021

Queen Rachel!

bow down, bitches!

by Anonymousreply 8803/14/2021

What in the hell did Rachel win a Grammy for, R81? Sheesh, they'll just give one to anybody won't they?

And R84 you don't think that Vaughn is cute?

You're probably that jealous old troll Kornacki.

by Anonymousreply 8903/15/2021

I'm not R84, but I think that BOTH Vaughn and Steve K. are cute. They both have the sexy nerd vibe going.

by Anonymousreply 9003/15/2021

Compared to Soboroff, Haake, Chesky and even a few others, Vaughn falls short for me. I don't find Kornacki cute either. Sorry.

by Anonymousreply 9103/15/2021

Vaughn is cute because he's relatively young and a twink.

He's going to lose his looks quickly, though. He's a Midwesterner. They don't age well.

by Anonymousreply 9203/15/2021

[quote] He's a Midwesterner. They don't age well.

No he's not. He's an Arizonan. Grew up in Phoenix, went to Arizona State and started out working in Arizona.

by Anonymousreply 9303/15/2021

ugh JOY!

by Anonymousreply 9403/15/2021

And where do you suppose white Arizonans come from?

by Anonymousreply 9503/16/2021

Sam Brock from Miami Beach today.... Jesus what a hot guy!

by Anonymousreply 9603/16/2021

someone needs to punch that smug troll Jake Sherman in the face. I can't stand him. Cocky. Thinks he knows everything and is a total DEPLORABLE sympathizer. Always presents situations from a Republican point of view. He runs what is basically Page Six for congress. A gossip rag.

by Anonymousreply 9703/17/2021

HATE that turd Jake Sherman 💩

by Anonymousreply 9803/17/2021

During her two hours on TV you can can count on Nicole Wallace saying these five things on every show.

"I want to push back on that"

"I want to pull on that thread"

"I want to follow up on this topic"

"I want to drill down on this"

"I want you to pick up on that"

by Anonymousreply 9903/17/2021

R99, I think that’s exactly right.

by Anonymousreply 10003/17/2021

More Nicolle:

"Don't go anywhere. We're just getting started!"

"And we'll talk about it on the other side."

"Claire, what's on your cake plate this week?"

by Anonymousreply 10103/17/2021

"I was working in the White House on September 11th..."

by Anonymousreply 10203/17/2021

“We’re gonna sneak in a QUICK break..”

by Anonymousreply 10303/17/2021

Yeah, Nicolle has her tag lines as R101, R102 and R103 noted above but she is still the best of the MSNBC hosts. I have noticed that there are 4 republican commentators (Rick Wilson, John Hielman, Steve Schmidt and (to a lesser extent) Mike Murphy) that look quite similar but have s viewpoints and delivery styles that are a bit unique. Of the four, I find Mike Murphy the best since he really boils down the topic at hand and doesn't go to the Moon and back like John H. to explain what could be said in far fewer words. Also, have you noted how many different pair of eyeglasses John H. wears when he's on? Maybe he's hawking frames for Warby Parker. Mike Murphy is usually on The 11th Hour which is a bit late for me but I've caught him in the replays if I wake up and can't sleep.

by Anonymousreply 10403/17/2021

Shut the fuck up, R67. My guests are stupid, so I talk over them and answer my own questions for them.

by Anonymousreply 10503/17/2021

A pretty girl used to getting what she wants.

by Anonymousreply 10603/17/2021

[quote]Just make the show about yourself talking for the entire 60 minutes!!!!


by Anonymousreply 10703/17/2021

I think Phil lives on the second floor.

by Anonymousreply 10803/17/2021

The ratings are starting to crash.

Not as bad as CNN's.

Chris Hayes did something weird to his hair.

by Anonymousreply 10903/17/2021

[quote] I think Phil lives on the second floor.

He lives upstairs from me.

Yes, I think I've seen him before.

by Anonymousreply 11003/17/2021

I’m finding Jon Ossoff so distractingly attractive that I can’t pay attention to what he’s saying on Lawrence’s show.

by Anonymousreply 11103/17/2021

Do you Nicolle Wallace fans know that she's written 3 novels about women in politics? Amazon describes them as constituting a trilogy -- has anyone here read some/all of them? I haven't.

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by Anonymousreply 11203/17/2021

r108 - I thought it was Luka who lived on the second floor.

by Anonymousreply 11303/17/2021

I live on the second floor. I live upstairs from you. Yes I think you've seen me before.

by Anonymousreply 11403/17/2021

Ken Dilanian is a dilf!

by Anonymousreply 11503/18/2021

Nicolle Wallace is taking next week off and Alex Wagner co-host of The Circus on Showtime will be taking over for her.

by Anonymousreply 11603/19/2021

R116 That's great, I like her.

by Anonymousreply 11703/19/2021

At least Jason Johnson is not filling in for Nicolle!

by Anonymousreply 11803/19/2021

The news is pretty dull these days. Wait until the Trump prosecutions. Ratings bonanza.

by Anonymousreply 11903/19/2021

Michael Cohen was just on and he is doing everything he can to put the screws to Trump. His hatred is real.

by Anonymousreply 12003/19/2021

R115 Ken Dilanian is fine - and fine tuning himself.

by Anonymousreply 12103/20/2021

WTF Jonathan Capeheart. The verbal stumbling was off the chain today, worse than usual. I wish he would work on that shit.

by Anonymousreply 12203/21/2021

R122 Nicolle and Chris Hayes do it a lot too

by Anonymousreply 12303/21/2021

R122 He's an improvement over Kendis Gibson. Indeed, indeed. Has David Gura landed anywhere after his departure in November?

by Anonymousreply 12403/21/2021

R122 - Yes! Kendis Gibson is horrible - he constantly stumbles when speaking. I stopped watching the weekend show that he co-hosts with someone who's name escapes me which is a good thing. I miss David Gura - he is so CUTE and has a great personality and sense of humor.

by Anonymousreply 12503/22/2021

Per his Twitter profile, it looks like David Gura is still freelancing and doesn't have a full-time gig other than playing the fiddle on Instagram.

by Anonymousreply 12603/22/2021

Firing David Gura was a big mistake. I know he's just a white guy but he was very engaging and informed and he would be a good contrast to all of the BIPOC weekend anchors. I wonder if there were other reasons for letting him go?

by Anonymousreply 12703/22/2021

After they gave his time slots to Velshi, he probably got Kornacki'ed - but without a specialty like election stats, he decided not to stick around to play substitute anchor.

by Anonymousreply 12803/22/2021

Love seeing Alex Wagner fill in for Nicole. She’s fabulous

by Anonymousreply 12903/22/2021

Love Alex.

Put her on i/o Jason Johnson.

by Anonymousreply 13003/22/2021

Alex Wagner did a great job filling in today.*

by Anonymousreply 13103/22/2021

Ari is sexy as fuck. That is all.

by Anonymousreply 13203/22/2021

ugh Jason Johnson.

by Anonymousreply 13303/22/2021

R132 Ari is fucking sexy. I like to watch him speak with the sound muted. He does something special with his mouth, kind of let's it hang open for an extra split second at the end of a phrase. A lot like JKF Jr. It looks almost like he may have studied JFK Jr. based on other gestures & mannerisms. He does that knowing, lazy, flirty thing with everyone.

by Anonymousreply 13403/22/2021

Are Ari Melber and Nicolle Wallace off all week? If so, why? Passover week doesn't start until March 27 (Sat.) and Easter isn't until April 4. Even if Passover were the reason, I know that Melber is Jewish but I don't think that Wallace is (though Wikipedia says that her boyfriend, Mike Schmidt, is).

In any event, Wallace should be careful -- I like her sub better!

by Anonymousreply 13503/22/2021

Ari Melber isn't off. Nicolle Wallace and Joy Reid are.

by Anonymousreply 13603/22/2021

Your so predictable r133

by Anonymousreply 13703/22/2021

OOOOPS! You're right, R136 -- Johnson is subbing for Reid, not Melber. So I don't know which I dislike more, Reid or her sub -- thank goodness for the local news that's on at the same time as her show.

by Anonymousreply 13803/22/2021

I expect we’ll be seeing more of Mehdi Hassan in the coming months. Maybe he’ll take over both of Jason Johnson’s time slots? Unfortunately there’s no room for Mehdi during the week while Chris Hayes is still there

by Anonymousreply 13903/22/2021

Do you mean JOSHUA Johnson, r139?

Why can't I have Mehdi and Joshua on my weekends??

by Anonymousreply 14003/22/2021

Give Mehdi Hassan Meet The Press. Send that dopey Todd packing. Hard to believe HE is the political director for all NBC News.

by Anonymousreply 14103/22/2021

Todd must know how to present hole.

by Anonymousreply 14203/22/2021

R115. Ken's married to an Asian, so you know what that means.

by Anonymousreply 14303/22/2021

Man MSNBC's coverage of the Boulder shooting is horrible, Lawrence O'Donnell was on during the news conference by the police and didn't even realize they gave the number of dead victims. So he sums up what was just broadcast and tells us that the police still didn't tell us the number of victims even though they just did.

by Anonymousreply 14403/22/2021

He was unaware of his own Chiron. It was embarrassing.

by Anonymousreply 14503/22/2021

I miss Kasie on Sundays. I tune in at 5AM when I am up and remember, but I was also a fan of her Sunday night show....

by Anonymousreply 14603/23/2021

Feels like Kasie got demoted on the 5am show.

Plus now that she’s a mother, she acts like a martyr mom.

by Anonymousreply 14703/24/2021

Ayman looks hot in the field.

by Anonymousreply 14803/24/2021

Looks like Alex Wagner is filling in for Nicole all week which is fantastic. She is a breath of fresh air. The normal lineup is getting stale. In the coming months I can see Deadline getting cut back to one hour to make room for a new host.

by Anonymousreply 14903/24/2021

LOVE Alex Wagner! Wouldn't be surprised if we don't see a lot of her subbing and contributing with the new and just attention to Asian issues.

by Anonymousreply 15003/24/2021

Nicolle is my absolute favorite - but I am REALLY liking Alex Wagner A LOT! She doesn't seem to have a the few quirks that annoy me with Nicolle.

by Anonymousreply 15103/24/2021

and Alex is easy on the eyes

by Anonymousreply 15203/24/2021

What's going on with Chuck Todd?

Dude is never on his OWN show.

by Anonymousreply 15303/24/2021

Alex hosted a show on MSNBC for years which is why she's such a pro behind the desk. I'd love to have her back full time but she travels a lot for The Circus so I don't think it would work out schedule wise.

by Anonymousreply 15403/24/2021

Love the Circus!

Where’s John H. been—He has been missing on MSNBC.

by Anonymousreply 15503/24/2021

I like Alex Wagner better than Nicolle Wallace too. Among other things, she's got great hair!

by Anonymousreply 15603/24/2021

R155 - John H. is being fitted for yet ANOTHER pair of eyeglasses hence his absence. I would imagine he has a walk-in closet filled with all the eyeglasses he's worn/has but is still searching for that perfect pair.

by Anonymousreply 15703/24/2021


John’s Hamptons & Tribeca houses are no joke. That book money bought some NY real estate.

by Anonymousreply 15803/24/2021

When you don't have any hair and not much of a face, eyeglasses are everything. So why not have several pairs?

by Anonymousreply 15903/24/2021

Tonight's shade from Brian Williams -- after showing a clip of Arizona governor Doug Ducey criticizing President Biden for putting V.P. Harris in charge of the border issue: (speaking to Eugene Robinson) "So, Doug Ducey's staying on brand. And look, Eugene, does Kamala Harris have anywhere near the expertise that a MIke Pence brings to the coronavirus fight? Of course not."

by Anonymousreply 16003/24/2021

The way other anchors are welcoming Alex back, sounds like a more regular gig may be in the works.

by Anonymousreply 16103/24/2021

^ That would be great. Perhaps Nicolle wants to go back to one hour.

by Anonymousreply 16203/25/2021

that turd jake sherman is on again...

by Anonymousreply 16303/25/2021

^^ His former love interest Luke Russert seems nowhere to be found.

by Anonymousreply 16403/25/2021

Alex Wagner is the best and has always had a knack for this. I loved her original msnbc show and never quite understood why she left, especially right before the 2016 election started heating up. Nicolle Wallace is great too, but they should definitely find a prominent place for Alex on the permanent schedule if she's open to it.

by Anonymousreply 16503/25/2021

Alex is a natural—she is articulate & understands politics.

MSNBC would be fools to pass up on her, but maybe the Circus prohibits her from doing a weekday show.

by Anonymousreply 16603/25/2021

She worked as a CBS weekend anchor on CBS, I think. She'd also had a baby around the time and likely took maternity leave.

by Anonymousreply 16703/25/2021

I was sort of pissed when Nicolle took over Kornacki's slot, but eventually warmed to her, thinking she did a good job during the Trump years. If Alex were to take over one of her hours, the comparison might be too stark to warrant Nicolle sticking around.

Was I the only one to learn of the Mike (not Steve) Schmidt friendship by reading this thread? still mystified by that.

by Anonymousreply 16803/25/2021

Mike & Nicolle are a couple.

by Anonymousreply 16903/25/2021

[quote] She worked as a CBS weekend anchor on CBS, I think.

If you're going to work as a CBS weekend anchor, CBS is probably the best place to do it.

Yes, she co-anchored CBS This Morning on Saturdays.

by Anonymousreply 17003/25/2021

Alex’s show was canceled because MSNBC wanted their daytime lineup to be more of just straight up news without the commentary that the primetime shows featured. She became an editor at The Atlantic after leaving msnbc.

by Anonymousreply 17103/25/2021

Mike Schmidt appeared on Nicolle Wallace's show one day this week -- if he's not on vacation, where is she?

by Anonymousreply 17203/25/2021

Beto looks HAWT tonight! Yummy

by Anonymousreply 17303/25/2021

Kornacki had a slot?

by Anonymousreply 17403/25/2021

Thank you for alerting me to my sucky phone editing skills, r170. Much appreciated and will try harder next time though I can't guarantee results to your pleasing.

by Anonymousreply 17503/25/2021

Alex Wagner hosted a noontime show (later moved to 4pm) on MSNBC called "NOW with Alex Wagner," 2011-2015.

March 17, 2018 was her last appearance on CBS This Morning Saturday as she confirmed she would be leaving that show to co-host The Circus for Showtime, replacing Mark Halperin. She remains a correspondent for CBS News.

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by Anonymousreply 17603/25/2021

Beto coming up with Alex next segment FYI

by Anonymousreply 17703/26/2021

love nicolle, but honestly haven’t missed her this week.

give alex a show!!

by Anonymousreply 17803/26/2021

ugh the turd is back 💩

by Anonymousreply 17903/26/2021

"Kornacki had a slot?"

April 28, 2017 "The show [Deadline Whitehouse] based in New York, will take over the 4-5 PM ET timeslot, replacing the 4 PM edition of MSNBC Live currently hosted by political correspondent Steve Kornacki. As host, Wallace will tackle the latest political developments and conduct newsmaker interviews, according to the network. MSNBC says Kornacki “will continue his presence in the hour, providing in-depth discussion and analysis.”"

Steve's continuing presence lasted less than 2 weeks. It was a little humiliating to have him just sitting on set for much of the show.

by Anonymousreply 18003/27/2021

Sounds like that was intended to be temporary.

by Anonymousreply 18103/29/2021

^ He's lauded for vote tallying and projections, obscure references to election history, but he's also a really good host/anchor. just not very exciting.

by Anonymousreply 18203/29/2021

It’s been awhile since we’ve discussed Phil Rucker and his wonderfully appointed, street-level condo somewhere near downtown DC.

Today with Nicolle he was showing off his embrace of spring with fresh daffodils and a beautiful orchid. But what caught my eye was the painting on the wall... I think he changed it for the season, but I can’t really tell.

Also... where has Nicolle been?! I believe she was out for two weeks. I didn’t mind Alex Whatshername too much last week, but the first fill-in I believe was Ayman who doesn’t quite do it for me as much as John Heilemann does.

by Anonymousreply 18303/29/2021

r183, where were you last week?? The Alex Wagner Fan Club met here every day, plotting to do a way with Nicolle and set up Alex 4-6:00 pm.

by Anonymousreply 18403/29/2021

I see that upthread now... never registered on my Thread Watcher. Damn Muriel!

by Anonymousreply 18503/29/2021

So nice to hear about Phil, and the changing of the seasons.

I can just imagine him shopping for just the right flowers, carrying it up the steps to his lovely townhouse, selecting just the right vase, and finding just the right placement in his living room, so as to accentuate his video background.

by Anonymousreply 18603/29/2021

R183, Nicolle was off for just one week (likely her son's school break). Did you maybe turn your TV on an hour early at some point and think Ayman's noontime show was him covering for her?

by Anonymousreply 18703/29/2021

I've lost all respect for Tim Miller.

He was just on Brian Williams' "11th Hour" show, wearing a t-shirt. A T-SHIRT. ON A NATIONAL NEWS BROADCAST.

And he was speaking on the serious subject of Dr. Birx, and how she failed to do her job when it was important, which contributed to the 400,000 Americans dying unnecessarily.

So he decided to wear a T-SHIRT on-air. It said "BOO BOO RECORDS."

What a fucking MORON.

Talk about the dumbing down of America. People complain about wearing t-shirts to fancy restaurants, t-shirts in First Class on a flight, etc.

But this one really takes the motherfucking CAKE.

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by Anonymousreply 18803/29/2021

On a more positive note, Phil Rucker's Spring motif is looking fabulous!

Keep it up, Phil!

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by Anonymousreply 18903/29/2021

R183, see photo at R189.

by Anonymousreply 19003/30/2021

Stephanie’s hair looks SO good today.

Wonder if DL is calling her a Trumper for the questions she is asking the White House about the Covid restrictions.....

by Anonymousreply 19103/30/2021

Phil has had that same painting for a while now. Sometimes he has the camera positioned so it’s in frame as in R189's link, other times he turns the camera more to the right when he has the drapes open.

by Anonymousreply 19203/30/2021

I wish I was on television, just so I could do fun things like create a cool background for my appearance.

by Anonymousreply 19303/30/2021

We are in trouble if this trial is not guilty.

by Anonymousreply 19403/30/2021

I agree, R194.

It'll probably be worse than the Rodney King riots in Los Angeles.

by Anonymousreply 19503/30/2021

I never get sick of Rachel saying she had a whole show planned and they had to throw it out the window for something bigger that just happened.

by Anonymousreply 19603/30/2021

What was the "something bigger" R196?

by Anonymousreply 19703/30/2021

Something bigger is the Matt Gaetz story.

by Anonymousreply 19803/30/2021

In this case, it was well worth it. ^^^^^

by Anonymousreply 19903/30/2021

I'm conflicted on the Matt Gaetz story.

I simply don't believe that he's straight. Not one bit.

So it makes this awkward, because I hate him and want him to go down, but at the same time... there's Nestor.

by Anonymousreply 20003/30/2021

R196 - I also like her news flash endings, with tonight's being about two capitol police officers (who were attacked and injured on January 6) filing a lawsuit tonight against Trump for inciting a "wild riot" that day.

by Anonymousreply 20103/30/2021

[quote]I said that about Joy's "yeahs" three months ago here on the previous MSNBC thread. It does appear like she's not listening to her guest

She starts yeah-yeahing when the guest is taking too long and she's due for a commercial break.

by Anonymousreply 20203/30/2021

^^ Comes across as unnecessarily dismissive, not good interviewer etiquette. The interviewee practice that irks me is when the pundit, analyst, commentator starts their reply (or even each sentence) with "Look..." or "Listen....". For some it seems to be hardwired habit, but it still grates. Susan Glasser is a big offender.

by Anonymousreply 20303/30/2021

Is the Matt Gayetz story still "Breaking News?"

by Anonymousreply 20403/31/2021

Nothing would make me happier than to see Matt Gaetz and Gym Jordan thrown in jail.

by Anonymousreply 20503/31/2021

Now do Josh Hawley!

by Anonymousreply 20603/31/2021

R200, we have to think of Nestor. Tossed aside for some 17 year old girl.

by Anonymousreply 20703/31/2021

lol I love Rachel's reactions to slimy stories whether it's Trump sexual misconduct accusations, the Epstein stuff and now Gaetz

by Anonymousreply 20803/31/2021

MSNBC needs to be covering Claudia.

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Okay, why the fuck is MSNBC showing commercials for Faux News? Is Faux showing commercials for MSNBC?

by Anonymousreply 21003/31/2021

Mehdi Hassan has a face for radio and a voice for print.

by Anonymousreply 21103/31/2021

R210 A couple months ago MSNBC was running ads for CNN. I also posted that question here but didn't see a response.

by Anonymousreply 21203/31/2021

That painting on Philip Rucker's wall is extremely boring. I'm guessing he's friends with the painter.

by Anonymousreply 21303/31/2021

Not a fan of MSNBC’s new aesthetic. Looks cheap.

by Anonymousreply 21404/01/2021

R190 I did see that pic, hence my post well before R189. I already admitted to not reading upthread, but then I caught up. Still unsure who it was that left me unimpressed during the first half of Nicolle’s absence but I guess it wasn’t Ayman, not was I thinking his 1p hour was at 4p. Yes, Alex Wagner is great. Happy to see her back on the network

by Anonymousreply 21504/01/2021

Happy birthday, Rachel!

You're 48 years OLD today.

by Anonymousreply 21604/01/2021

r211, I agree. I like Medhi just fine, but he's better as a guest than as a host. Plus, I miss seeing Chris Hayes' cherubic face and bay blue bedroom eyes.

by Anonymousreply 21704/01/2021

I HATE the new design of msnbc. Yuck

by Anonymousreply 21804/01/2021

R210, R212, I’d chuck it up to they really are all in this together.

Sure on air, they blast each other—they’re rivals in this blood sport, you’re supposed to!

But at the end of the day, would MSNBC really love to see Fox News go down in flames? No, because they might be next. Winning does not always mean killing the competition.

These rich news proprietors (the people who sign off on things like advertising) all clink glass at the same Executive Clubs anyway. It’s all a big dick measuring context. Those ads show ONE moment they revealed their hand.

by Anonymousreply 21904/02/2021

Has Chris Hayes been hitting the gym? He's looking pretty buff.

by Anonymousreply 22004/02/2021

[quote] Okay, why the fuck is MSNBC showing commercials for Faux News? Is Faux showing commercials for MSNBC?

It's probably not MSNBC showing the commercials. It's probably your cable provider -- especially if it's ads for other cable networks. Some of the commercial blocks are filled by the cable company, not the network.

by Anonymousreply 22104/02/2021

Someone created a thread entitled "Joy Reid is at it again."

Lol. What did she do this time?

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by Anonymousreply 22204/02/2021

So when Rachel made a big deal about it being Paul Manafort’s birthday she was actually making a big deal about herself.

by Anonymousreply 22304/02/2021

The turd 💩 Jake Sherman is back with his friend Katy Tur.

by Anonymousreply 22404/02/2021

I haven’t noticed a new design. What did I miss?

by Anonymousreply 22504/02/2021

[quote]Has Chris Hayes been hitting the gym? He's looking pretty buff.

Yes, Chris works out. I think he could stand to get a little leaner though.

by Anonymousreply 22604/02/2021

Chris works out by lifting pizza and beer up into his flabby round face.

by Anonymousreply 22704/02/2021

Joy must be shitting herself that all the PR work she did for Malcolm Kenyatta is going onto the toilet. Kenyatta has a thin resume and little besides black and gay.

He was over his skis when he moved to fill the PA Senate vacancy as PA LT Gov. Fetterman ( a radical LGBT ally ) just raised FOUR MILLION DOLLARS for the race.

As a nice flip, DL fave Gay PA Legislator, Brian Sims, is running for PA LT. Gov., Fetterman's old position.

by Anonymousreply 22804/02/2021

Tiff did not do her wig tonight.

That’s a greasy mess, on Joy.

by Anonymousreply 22904/02/2021

lol technical difficulties again

this time just after Rachel talked to Mehdi in the handoff, her camera froze

now it's Richard Lui on until they work out the issue

by Anonymousreply 23004/02/2021

Ali Velshi is probably filling in for Lawrence tonight.

Rachel remains a chyron priority.

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And now it's Ali Velshi. With a chiron at the bottom saying that "we hope Rachel will be with us soon." If it takes too long, she might have to throw her whole show out the window again.

by Anonymousreply 23204/02/2021

Is it part of the pundits contracts to have their books prominently displayed in the background when they come on a show?

And for that matter, does Claire McCaskill have the same contract clause for her kitchen goodies?

by Anonymousreply 23304/02/2021

R230 Same thing happened to Brian Williams not too long ago. Camera froze at the start of the show, then cut to some woman doing amergency fill-in. What kind of a mickey mouse organization are these people running, anyway?

by Anonymousreply 23404/02/2021

On Twitter, Rachel said the power went out in the studio.

by Anonymousreply 23504/02/2021

Tiffany Cross is trying to talk in a lower voice and 1/3 less speed.

Someone got a talking-to by management.

by Anonymousreply 23604/03/2021

Tiffany can't disguise that helium voice.

by Anonymousreply 23704/03/2021

I think Rachel is hiding something from us. I don’t think she was in the New York studio. The last time she had “technical difficulties “ was also a Friday. I think she has arranged to do her Friday shows from her home or perhaps a borrowed studio, perhaps in Springfield, Albany or Hartford. For some reason she doesn’t want the audience to know. Perhaps she thinks it makes her look like a prima donna.

There. I said it.

by Anonymousreply 23804/03/2021

[quote] I think Rachel is hiding something from us. I don’t think she was in the New York studio. The last time she had “technical difficulties “ was also a Friday.

You may be right. I wasn't watching last night, but from what I understand, her video froze, and then they said in the crawl at the bottom of the screen that "Rachel's camera is having technical difficulties." Then Rachel said it was a power outage in the studio. But wasn't Ali Velshi, who temporarily stepped in, supposedly in the same New York studio? Was it a highly localized power outage that only affected Rachel's set but not Ali's set?

Now that a lot of news anchors and hosts have perfected the art of using the right lighting and makeup and "green screens" in their homes, I suspect we'll see more cases of them "phoning it in" from home while fooling us to make it look like they're actually in the studio.

by Anonymousreply 23904/03/2021

Obviously Rachel was not in the studio. I assumed she was still doing her show from home every night.

by Anonymousreply 24004/03/2021

Why would broadcasting from a studio make Rachel a better journalist/anchor? If one is looking to lay blame, blame it on MSNBC producers and their tech team who cannot get their shit together.

by Anonymousreply 24104/03/2021

I never cared for Brian Williams when he was anchoring NBC Nightly News, but I love him on MSNBC. And I find him sexy now.

by Anonymousreply 24204/03/2021

Because this is the second time (at least) that they had to scramble to fill her air time for 20-30 minutes. Her being away from the studio makes it more complicated and places MSNBC at the mercy of third parties.

Plus, it just seems dishonest not to disclose that she’s not in New York. MSNBC has always been spotty about making it clear where a speaker is located.

by Anonymousreply 24304/03/2021

Agreed, r242! Brian has a way of delivering the news at 11 pm that's very intimate and engaging. I think he should sit in an easy chair with soft lighting, wearing a cardigan and open-necked shirt.

by Anonymousreply 24404/03/2021

r243, how would disclosing where Rachel's delivering the news affect your receiving of said news?

by Anonymousreply 24504/03/2021

It goes to credibility. The sense that she’s hiding something does not create confidence.

by Anonymousreply 24604/03/2021

r244, cable has allowed Brian's snarkiness and sarcasm to blossom in a way not possible with Broadcast.

by Anonymousreply 24704/03/2021

[quote] how would disclosing where Rachel's delivering the news affect your receiving of said news?

I don't think Rachel needs to tell us exactly where she is each night. If she wants to anchor from home, and the network execs are OK with it, that's fine. But she tweeted that the technical difficulties were due to a "power outage at the studio." If that's not true, and it was actually because of problems with her webcam or Internet connection at home, then she's lying to her viewers. (And no, I'm not necessarily saying she was lying, but the frozen video sounds more like camera or Internet issues than a studio power outage.)

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^^no, that's ABC.

by Anonymousreply 24904/03/2021

^^ helps to have the thread refreshed before posting. R49 intended for R34

by Anonymousreply 25004/03/2021

^^fuck me. R249 intended for R234. goodbye.

by Anonymousreply 25104/03/2021

[quote]And no, I'm not necessarily saying she was lying

No, you're just strongly implying it.

by Anonymousreply 25204/03/2021

R248, "Power outage at the studio" doesn't necessarily mean 30 Rock. When Rachel returned to the airwaves, she joked with Velshi about an errant squirrel knocking a plug out of the wall.

by Anonymousreply 25304/03/2021


Why does she speak out of one side of her mouth?

by Anonymousreply 25404/04/2021

Rachel should be fired, along with Joy Reid.


by Anonymousreply 25504/04/2021

Same thing with Smirky Lemire..

by Anonymousreply 25604/04/2021

[quote]Rachel should be fired

Yeah, fire the most watched show on the network.

by Anonymousreply 25704/04/2021

R257 Make that the most watched of all cable news shows for first quarter of '21. Even beating out Fucker C. Weirdly though they all lose out to Cuomo in the prime 25-55 demographic.

by Anonymousreply 25804/04/2021

People are going to think her show isn't really covering anything important if MSNBC can regularly skip 15 minutes of it due to her "frozen camera" issues.

by Anonymousreply 25904/04/2021

The turd 💩 is back!

by Anonymousreply 26004/05/2021

Rachel Maddow tonight:

"Infrastructure is a long hard to pronounce word"

and she is a Rhodes Scholar?

by Anonymousreply 26104/05/2021

One of the few things that bug me about Rachel is her self-effacing routine. She pulls it out a lot whenever complimented, or when bantering with co-hosts. I've heard her refer to herself more than once as "just a potbellied lesbian". I'm not buying it.

by Anonymousreply 26204/05/2021

She only has two choices, R262.

1) She can be humble and self-deprecating about her achievements, degrees, and honors, or...

2) She can be an obnoxious, braggart blowhard who is constantly tooting her own horn.

I'll take #1.

by Anonymousreply 26304/05/2021

Dr. Maddow is a gracious interviewer.

I hope one of the extra bills is M4A!!!

by Anonymousreply 26404/05/2021

R263 She has unlimited choices. One is she can be humble and still acknowledging of her accomplishments and her competence, accepting compliments graciously. Self-deprecating works when it's funny & revealing. Who knows, she may yet get the hang of it, she seems to most everything else.

by Anonymousreply 26504/05/2021

Joe is bonkers this morning.

by Anonymousreply 26604/06/2021

[quote]Joe is bonkers this morning.

Just THIS morning?

by Anonymousreply 26704/06/2021

He is one of those testosterone freak straight guys who sublimates his watching of sports for being athletic.

He's a cunt when he says watch out Mika is coming back from the South of France tomorrow.

School marm is a returnin! Cunt. Dragged Fauci into the crazy as well.


by Anonymousreply 26804/06/2021

What was he ranting about this morning?

I thought that his mood would improve once Trump was out of office.

I seriously think that Joe is bipolar.

by Anonymousreply 26904/06/2021

If I feel I have to watch for some reason Joe and Mika are always on mute. He looks good for his age I guess, the hair esp.

by Anonymousreply 27004/06/2021

Joe has been remote for years.

If he comes back in the studio, then he can go ballistic about the schools.

by Anonymousreply 27104/06/2021

I only watch MJ for the commentators some of whom are exclusive to MSNBC. I mute when when Scarface goes on one of his diatribes and Meeka is just a mess from the word GO. Mike Barnacle is always on point and Willie is good too. I consider Kasie Hunt to be a show pony as she usually responds to the interviewee with a 'huh' then goes onto her next talking point w/o engaging further. That is all.

by Anonymousreply 27204/06/2021

Kasie is a morning joe puppet now.

Soo much better when she was on Sundays, wonder why they switched her to Yasmin & Ayman’s old spot.

by Anonymousreply 27304/06/2021

Kasie perpetually looks like she's suffering from morning sickness.

by Anonymousreply 27404/06/2021

Kasie has always been loyal to Morning Joe, R273.

That show basically got her to where she is today.

Before that, Kasie was just an obscure reporter like Vaughn Hillyard. It was her visibility on Morning Joe that raised her profile.

The same could be said of Willie Geist, and many others. Morning Joe (regardless of what you think of Joe) is a really good launching pad for MSNBC reporters.

They're wise to kiss his ass. He has a lot of pull with the network.

by Anonymousreply 27504/06/2021

[quote]Same thing with Smirky Lemire..

Oddly sexy. Was somewhat surprised to learn he is not gay. Anyone know him?

by Anonymousreply 27604/06/2021

Michael Schmidt has an empty bookcase for a background.

Didn't he get the zoom room memo or is he moving (in or out)?

by Anonymousreply 27704/06/2021

[quote]Soo much better when she was on Sundays, wonder why they switched her to Yasmin & Ayman’s old spot.

Nobody wanted to watch Yasmin acting like a miserable bitch at 5am.

by Anonymousreply 27804/06/2021

Rachel is on fire tonight with this narrative she's creating about corporations in politics. Feels like the olden, pre-Trump, days! :)

I really cannot watch Morning Joe anymore. I haven't watched since about 2016. Ever since y'all posted that video of Willie Geist piling onto Rosie O along with Trump, them two and their drama, and NOT BEING IN THE STUDIO, I had to stop, although I agree w/ R270 & R275.

LOL R278, yes. I would watch sometimes to see Aymin and UGHH, that hour is the reason I haven't warmed up to her weekend slots. Yasmin & Aymin and Velshi & Ruhle were such forced pairings, I really felt for Aymin and Ali! And I like Stephanie!

by Anonymousreply 27904/06/2021

R276 I witnessed the on-camera bonding moment when Kornacki & Lemire realized they were both from neighboring counties north of Boston. Lemire is from the city of Lawrence. He seems to still be dining out on his performance at the Helsinki press conference, which was impressive. For some reason I continue to mix up him with the eminently hotter Garrett Haake.

by Anonymousreply 28004/07/2021

Apparently Michael Schmidt is upset with Roomraters and has refused to put anything on his selves until he can stop Zooming from home.

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by Anonymousreply 28204/07/2021

More importantly, R281, I think Michael may have a hairy chest. I thought I saw a wee bit of hair just over the top of his T-shirt last night.

by Anonymousreply 28304/07/2021

He's gone all Bauhaus.

by Anonymousreply 28404/07/2021

That post actually makes me think that Michael has a sense of humor. Having watched him often on TV, I did not get that impression.

by Anonymousreply 28504/07/2021

That’s Nicolle Wallace’s man.

by Anonymousreply 28604/07/2021

Tuning in this afternoon at 4pm for Nicolle only to find Chris Jansing is like ordering a Hendrick's martini but getting a Svedka one instead. It's not necessarily the expense of the alcohol involved, and after the first swig, you might be able to force the rest of it down; but its just not what I wanted nor expected, and the more I sip on the Svedka, the more I hate the person that got my Hendrick's

by Anonymousreply 28704/07/2021

Nicole is busy 'dusting' Michael's book shelves today.

by Anonymousreply 28804/07/2021

I read Nicolle’s son is autistic.

Is that true?

by Anonymousreply 28904/07/2021

Are you all looking forward to a day when commentators return to the studio to be there in person in a discussion? Or do you prefer seeing them in their homes?

by Anonymousreply 29004/07/2021

R287, I don't know anything about gin but I do know that I prefer Jansing to Wallace. And a couple of weeks ago, I preferred Alex Wagner when she was subbing for Wallace. Hmmmm?

by Anonymousreply 29104/07/2021

Ugh Mike Schmidt has a weasel face and his voice rivals Tiffany Cross'. He wears that same zip neck sweater or knit jacket to death. He was mocked pitilessly on Twitter for it in the past. Schlub.

by Anonymousreply 29204/07/2021

Jason Johnson is the worst fill-in sub.

by Anonymousreply 29304/07/2021

Marc Caputo on the Rachel Maddow show....Cut me off a piece of THAT.

by Anonymousreply 29404/07/2021

What’s Nicole doing with that dweeb? She’s a milf, she could easily get some hot rich DC daddy. Love yourself girl.

by Anonymousreply 29504/07/2021

Marc caputo can be really sexy and has a great body but he’s married to some dumpy frau. Shame

by Anonymousreply 29604/07/2021

I agree, R294. Caputo is hot.

by Anonymousreply 29704/07/2021

^^ Yah, Hot & Chewy.

by Anonymousreply 29804/07/2021

I am becoming increasingly aggravated with MSNBC.

From Day 1 in 2017, the powers that be at the network INSISTED that everyone call Donald Trump, PRESIDENT Trump. They always used that title when referring to him.

Not so with President Biden.

Everyone, from Joe Scarborough, to Claire McCaskill, to Mika.... I mean EVERYONE keeps calling him "Joe Biden."


He's not just "Joe Biden." He's the President of the United States!!!

If they could make the effort for the WORST person to ever have that title - Donald DUMP - then why can't they do the same for President Biden???

Fucking cunts!

by Anonymousreply 299Last Thursday at 4:23 AM

And here I thought I was the only one in love with Marc Caputo! He could use some better styling though these days. Looks like he's let himself go a little during Covid.

by Anonymousreply 300Last Thursday at 5:26 AM

R299 - if you think any of those people since 2017 respected Trump more than Biden given what they have been saying and continue to say, you're crazy.

by Anonymousreply 301Last Thursday at 5:26 AM

I suspect Joe Biden would prefer that people thought of him as Joe, instead of Mr President.

by Anonymousreply 302Last Thursday at 8:13 AM

Indeed, Marc Caputo looks like the kinda guy that would throw a really monumental fuck into you and then, while you were lying there--weeping softly--would draw your bath. Well, a girl can dream, can't she?

by Anonymousreply 303Last Thursday at 8:18 AM

R303 you forgot how he would lift you up, carry you into the bathroom and gently lower you into the bubbles...

by Anonymousreply 304Last Thursday at 12:19 PM

Paging the Chris Hayes troll, Chris is serving ARMS on Twitter today

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by Anonymousreply 305Last Thursday at 12:23 PM

R290, I for one am looking forward to a day when we can have round table discussions again and I have mentioned it before. Although, I think everyone is now aware working from home is here to stay in some form....

by Anonymousreply 306Last Thursday at 12:40 PM

Did you all see Chris Hayes doing his sexy little "I just got my second vaccine shot" dance today on Instagram? He just played a little bit of it on his show. Very cute and kinda hot!

by Anonymousreply 307Last Thursday at 4:52 PM

I like T-shirt Chris Hayes better than suit coat and tie Chris Hayes.

by Anonymousreply 308Last Thursday at 4:54 PM

The Dance

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by Anonymousreply 309Last Thursday at 4:56 PM

Another night off for Rachel. Does that woman ever work? Sheesh

by Anonymousreply 310Last Thursday at 5:03 PM

first time I've seen Liz Plank in ages on Ari's show today

by Anonymousreply 311Last Thursday at 5:05 PM

Schmidt is doing this now but it's not just him. I hate when a reporter or a host asks a reporter legal questions especially when there's a lawyer on the panel who is obviously the expert. It looks dumb seeing Schmidt do that with Joyce Vance in the box next to him. I don't know why a lot of hosts ask the reporters any legal questions

by Anonymousreply 312Last Thursday at 5:12 PM

But in this instance, r312, wouldn't Schmidt possibly be more informed about all the details of the Gaetz case that are not entirely known to Joyce Vance yet?

by Anonymousreply 313Last Thursday at 5:22 PM

Mike Schmidt just said that one of the suspects in the Gaetz case "flaunted" the law by doing some forbidden thing openly. Shouldn't a newspaper reporter know the difference between "flaunt" and "flout"?

Awhile back, Nicolle Wallace repeatedly called an asterisk an "asterick", which doesn't exist, so I guess they deserve each other.

by Anonymousreply 314Last Thursday at 5:31 PM

Mike Schmidt looked like he was in some kind of bunker: white walls, white ceiling, white (empty) shelves behind him and a white hazy image.

Contrasted with his black shirt and dark hair, he almost looked creepy.

by Anonymousreply 315Last Thursday at 6:01 PM

Lawrence O'Donnell just thanked Nicolle Wallace for covering Rachel Maddow's show "on a night she needed to take off". What did he mean? Car trouble so she couldn't get into work? Bad hair night? Weird thing to say.

by Anonymousreply 316Last Thursday at 6:04 PM

Maybe she got her second covid shot? Wouldn’t be surprised to see Chris out tomorrow night. That second shot is ROUGH

by Anonymousreply 317Last Thursday at 6:13 PM

I think Nicolle is a dominatrix who keeps Schmidt in a bare room, awaiting her discipline.

by Anonymousreply 318Last Thursday at 7:20 PM

Are they out in the open with their relationship or is it still just a rumor at this point?

by Anonymousreply 319Last Thursday at 8:16 PM

Put a pompadour on Hayes at R309 and you've got Morning Joe's twin.

by Anonymousreply 320Last Thursday at 9:10 PM


Didn’t Liz come out a few years ago?

She is insufferable.

by Anonymousreply 321Last Friday at 12:45 AM

R314 They both say eck cetera.

by Anonymousreply 322Last Friday at 2:20 AM

I didn't know that, R322. A match made in hell!

by Anonymousreply 323Last Friday at 4:03 AM

Big guns on Chris. Thank you for the post, R305. Now he is big and strong enough to whup Gaetz's ass.

by Anonymousreply 324Last Friday at 4:35 AM

[quote]Jason Johnson is the worst fill-in sub.

Nay, R293. That slot has been taken over by that Medhi guy. And why he only subs in the evening hours with his Robin Leach [bold]"OY CANNOT MODULATE MOY VOICE!!!!"[/bold] while I'm trying to wind down for the night, is beyond my ken. DLers always slam Ali Velshi for his alleged loudness, but that Medhi guy takes the decibel Olympics. One of the reasons [bold]"OY CANNOT WATCH HIS WEEKEND SHOW!!![/bold]

I actually liked Jason when he filled in for Joshua Johnson a few months ago. I'd hated him until I heard him on Karen Hunter's SiriusXM show. Totally relaxed and funny and really likable, esp when he geeks out on Marvel vs what is it--DC comics, maybe? I don't do comic book movies, but he seemed like an excited puppy wagging its tail. Changed my impression of him.

by Anonymousreply 325Last Friday at 5:15 AM

I think I would quite enjoy pounding Jason Johnson quite a bit. Long enough to see if I could knock his two front teeth back together.

by Anonymousreply 326Last Friday at 6:18 AM

so basically we are not seeing Nikki today?

by Anonymousreply 327Last Friday at 12:26 PM

Shaquille Brewster has been doing a first rate job covering the George Floyd trial.

by Anonymousreply 328Last Friday at 12:48 PM

R328 - Yes he has done a sterling job and he is quite pleasant looking as well.

by Anonymousreply 329Last Friday at 1:15 PM

Don Lemon will be on Joy's show tonight. White people beware!

by Anonymousreply 330Last Friday at 1:20 PM

Shaquille is so cute and very pleasant voice

by Anonymousreply 331Last Friday at 2:17 PM

Who is this other Jon Favreau appearing now on Joy's show? Former Obama speechwriter and so cute!

by Anonymousreply 332Last Friday at 3:36 PM

R332 one of the hosts of Pod Save America with the very cute Tommy Vietor. They’re the stereotypical neo-lib Obama bros but their podcasts can be pretty insightful and entertaining at times

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by Anonymousreply 333Last Friday at 4:59 PM

It’s funny how on Fridays Rachel is chatty and happy during the transition with Chris but Monday-Thursday she’s a stone cold bitch to him

by Anonymousreply 334Last Friday at 5:03 PM

Marc Caputo tastes great.

by Anonymousreply 335Last Saturday at 2:57 AM

No mention of how the video froze again on Rachel's Friday show?

I had just switched to MSNBC, and all I saw was a frozen video of Rachel's face.

So I changed over to watch something else.

Why does this keep happening? It looks really bad for MSNBC.

by Anonymousreply 336Last Saturday at 6:47 AM

And you know this how, R335? Please share.

by Anonymousreply 337Last Saturday at 6:52 AM

Who is this gorgeous black gentleman anchoring on MSNBC?

by Anonymousreply 338Last Saturday at 10:47 AM

I’ll tell ya this: my background would be luxurious, yet understated, too if I had a contributor contract with MSNBC...

Some of these “contributors” are on this network ALLL day long! They clearly pay well...

by Anonymousreply 339Last Sunday at 7:41 AM

Richard Engel on Assignment special tonight on MSNBC at 10 pm Eastern.

Talking about the January 6 insurrectionists.

by Anonymousreply 340Last Sunday at 2:44 PM

Tim Miller is dirty hot!

by Anonymousreply 341Last Monday at 1:29 PM

Is Marc Caputo gay?

by Anonymousreply 342Last Monday at 1:52 PM

Marc Caputo, sadly, is not gay.

Does anyone else get a rabidly flirty vibe from Juanita Tolliver in her exchanges with Ari? I can't help but imagine them fucking wildly.

by Anonymousreply 343Last Monday at 3:29 PM

Rachel to Dr. Gupta: Dr. Gupta, thanks for making time to be with us tonight.

Dr. Gupta's inner monologue: Rachel, let's not be cute. My contract with MSNBC is all about making time to be on MSNBC shows. It's not like I'm doing you a personal favor.

by Anonymousreply 344Last Monday at 8:45 PM

What’s wrong with Donnie D?

by Anonymousreply 345Yesterday at 2:30 PM

holy shit anyone see Nick Confessore on Nicolle's show today? He looked like he'd been on a 5 day bender

by Anonymousreply 346Yesterday at 2:34 PM

Even worse, r344, is when she asks their permission for a commercial break.

by Anonymousreply 347Yesterday at 3:26 PM


Nick’s wife is from a wealthy family. She was married to someone before him & has a daughter that goes to Dalton in NYC.

by Anonymousreply 348Yesterday at 3:43 PM

I heard Joy tonight. She was angry that the Brooklyn Center police officer was not fired but got to resign. She said it allowed the officer to keep her pension and work elsewhere. Honestly, that officer is going no place but to prison and if she was fired without a hearing, she could sue the city. Joy knows that. Then she went on and on about there's no way that anyone could mistake a gun for a taser and it was insulting to suggest that. Has she ever heard of right-left confusion, a brain condition? I'm not saying it happened or that this woman should walk, but it does negate the specific intent needed for Murder One charges. Then she took a shot at the Mayor for cancelling an interview for her show, implying he belonged on air to justify his actions. That's bullshit. He has the national guard and angry mobs in his backyard. That's his top priority.

In short, this isn't AM talk radio. where Joy's job is to work people up so they keep listening or call in. I respect her anger and pain. I think lots of people need those emotions expressed right now. But it's also important to dispassionately explain the law and not work people up ways that exacerbate their very real grievances with modern policing.

by Anonymousreply 349Yesterday at 6:44 PM

Joy has an agenda.

by Anonymousreply 350Yesterday at 7:01 PM

The cop obviously did mistake a gun for a taser. It’s on tape. It may be hard to imagine, but it clearly happened.

by Anonymousreply 351Yesterday at 8:14 PM

[Quote]What’s wrong with Donnie D?

It seems like he has Parkinson's symptoms.

by Anonymousreply 352a day ago

I don't think people are questioning THAT the officer mistook the gun for the taser.

The issue is why: how that could possibly have happened in the first place when a gun and a taser are very different from each other and they're on different sides of an officer's body.

It's almost a question of what was going on in the officer's head subconsciously while in the situation.

by Anonymousreply 35321 hours ago

[quote] I don't think people are questioning THAT the officer mistook the gun for the taser.

There's no question that she did use the gun instead of the taser. The question is whether she used the gun by mistake or on purpose. It seems unlikely that she would use the gun on purpose under the circumstances (it didn't appear that she was being threatened or provoked into losing her temper), which would mean that it must have been a mistake -- yet that seems almost equally unlikely. According to Sherlock Holmes: “Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.”

by Anonymousreply 35419 hours ago

OMG I have never seen this Morgan Chesky guy until now and all I can say is it was definitely worth the wait!

by Anonymousreply 35518 hours ago

For those uncomfortable with Joy's agenda re Minneapolis, please tune in to all of the white anchors on MSNBC.

by Anonymousreply 35618 hours ago

[quote] For those uncomfortable with Joy's agenda re Minneapolis, please tune in to all of the white anchors on MSNBC.

I already do.

Plus, Jonathan Capeheart, Craig Melvin, Ayman Moyelhedin, Ali Velshi, etc.

You ignorant racist.

We hate Joy Reid because of WHO she is, and WHAT she says. Not because of the color of her skin.

by Anonymousreply 35714 hours ago

[quote] For those uncomfortable with Joy's agenda re Minneapolis, please tune in to all of the white anchors on MSNBC.

I already do.

Plus, Jonathan Capeheart, Craig Melvin, Ayman Moyelhedin, Ali Velshi, etc.

You ignorant racist.

We hate Joy Reid because of WHO she is, and WHAT she says. Not because of the color of her skin.

by Anonymousreply 35814 hours ago

Is Katy Tur wearing a bathrobe?

by Anonymousreply 35913 hours ago

You know when you look at a guy and you see BDF? I don't know why but Morgan Chesky has tiny dick face to me. Still sexy though.

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by Anonymousreply 36011 hours ago

Morgan does look like it’s not big so he can bottom.

You know who does have BDF-Garrett Haake. Maybe they should do a scene together

by Anonymousreply 36111 hours ago

I follow both Garrett and Morgan on Insta and they are best buds, always commenting on each others' posts.

by Anonymousreply 36210 hours ago

[quote] OMG I have never seen this Morgan Chesky guy until now and all I can say is it was definitely worth the wait!

Have you been living under a rock?

DL Thread: We need to discuss Morgan Chesky, MSNBC reporter. On the streets of Minneapolis tonight looking hot as hell.

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by Anonymousreply 36310 hours ago

Remember NBC's Dr Joseph Fair who "came down with Covid" and pretty much disappeared from NBC and MSNBC? "came down with Covid" in quotation marks because it appears he never had Covid but had some other type of lung infection.

Well when Nicolle Wallace tweeted "We miss @DrLeanaWen on our air but won’t miss her book:…"

He replied "She was smart to leave with her reputation intact. I so look forward to her book."

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by Anonymousreply 36410 hours ago

Yeah what happened with Joseph Fair. He was all over NBC and MSNBC in the early days of the pandemic until he claimed that he got covid through his eyeballs

by Anonymousreply 36510 hours ago


yesss, was wondering what happened to them.

MSNBC goes through contributors like the news cycle. When it was Mueller time, a million lawyers were in tap. Lockdown days of covid, it was the doctors.

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