Reporters In Iowa Are Losing Their Minds

Ice, buses, John Edwards, coffee shops, ethanol, farmers, ice, darkness … is it any wonder the national press corps is having a group nervous breakdown in Iowa? Here are some grim blind-item examples of people with broken hearts and broken minds:

* A “major photographer” went berserk on a hapless hotel bellboy.
* All the gay reporters are picking up gay people at a gay bar called “The Blazing Saddle.”
* There is some kind of fisting going on in John Edwards’ bus toilet.
* Some loser reporter from a second-tier paper is stuck in Iowa without an expense budget.

Low Temperatures, High Drama: Inside the Iowa Press Corps [NY Mag]

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A writer and editor of this website from 2006 to early 2012, Ken Layne is occassionally seen on Twitter and writes small books and is already haunting you from beyond (your) grave.

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