columnist (n.) — a writer who produces less copy than a blogger.
The Devil’s Dictionary of Sportswriting
Phil Mushnick in the New York Post on Jay-Z
Phil Mushnick isn’t even capable of couching his racism anymore. “Why the Brooklyn Nets when they can be the New York N———s?” he asks, apparently not happy with the team’s new direction under Jay-Z. “The cheerleaders could be the Brooklyn B——hes or Hoes. Team logo? A 9 mm with hollow-tip shell casings strewn beneath.
Wanna be an NFL writer? Consider this line from a colleague: “All I know is, I haven’t shaved or showered or seen sunlight in 2 days.