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Overheard in the Newsroom delivers the best overheard comments and conversations in any newsroom. SUBMIT
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High Tech Interview

November 17, 2017 - 9:30am

Reporter: Do I have to super the robot?
Producer: Wait, did you talk to the robot?
Reporter: Yes! I interviewed him for part of my story!
Producer: Then yes you super the robot!

Political columnist: “I think it’s really cool that guys in their 60s are playing ‘60s...

November 17, 2017 - 4:15am

Political columnist: “I think it’s really cool that guys in their 60s are playing ‘60s music.”
Features editor: “But no one will want to see me hauling my 80-year-old ass on stage to sing, ‘You were working as a waitress in a cocktail bar … ’”

Designer: “My give-a-damn is busted.”

November 16, 2017 - 2:45pm

Designer: “My give-a-damn is busted.”

(Hangs up phone) “That guy is drunk. He just spelled his name in grunts.”

November 16, 2017 - 9:30am

(Hangs up phone) “That guy is drunk. He just spelled his name in grunts.”

Web producer: I hate the Internet.

November 14, 2017 - 4:15am

Web producer: I hate the Internet.

Business owner during interview about her business: “It’s been fun. (pause) What I’d really like to...

November 13, 2017 - 9:30am

Business owner during interview about her business:

“It’s been fun. (pause) What I’d really like to do is sell it.”

Another one

November 13, 2017 - 4:15am

Sports editor: 

Another weekend, another state champion. I’m getting tired of all this damn success.