The number one spot? That went to, as O’Connor put it, “the Congressional member whose member we’ll always remember,” for lying and endangering the careers of many while being an embarrassing predator.
- Mediaite.com, Nov. 25
Larry O’Connor, who just couldn’t resist a few zingers, saying that Obama should “return the presidency,” and that he deserved to be in thesame league as Yasser Arafat and Al Gore as Peace Prize winners. You could almost hear the ink on Larry’s check to Bruce Vilanch drying.
- Mediaite.com, Oct. 21
O’Connor — who worked on Broadway and hence fancies himself an expert on all things jewish and gay, he says — suggests that this argument doesn’t necessarily lend much Jewish confidence to the Democratic party, and he likens the Jewish voters to the woman in a Springer joke wherein she keeps returning to a man who treats her poorly.
- Mediaite.com, Sept. 21
O’Connor noted criticism of things like the Gawker Stalker Map, and the site’s alienation of New York Magazine‘s Vanessa Grigoriadis, which are apparently coming home to roost four years later. He also manages the neat trick of slamming Gawker’s non-stop snark, while noting that it’s “as predictable as the end of a Scooby-Doo cartoon,” which is kind of like decrying junk food through a mouthful of Cheez Waffies™.
- Mediaite.com, Aug. 26