butterstick hits the bigtime?

posted by tom / October 17, 2005 /

Some DCist commenters are saying that Miles O'Brien mentioned Butterstick by name on CNN this morning — but the official panda-related video and transcript don't offer confirmation. Personally, I suspect a coverup.

You should still watch the video though — the cub is pretty goddamn adorable, whatever its name.


I have to say, I'm a little surprised that they decided to name him after a Detroit Piston.

Posted by: Ramar on October 17, 2005 02:05 PM

See this? A challenger to the Butterstick empire?

Posted by: Kriston on October 17, 2005 02:56 PM

the bandit blog is cute. but it's butterstick, dammit. i can't believe it made it to cnn. holy crap.

Posted by: catherine on October 17, 2005 03:14 PM

well, I'm not sure it did. It might have just been a mention of the "stick of butter" description that someone misinterpreted in a fit of enthusiasm.

Posted by: tom on October 17, 2005 03:26 PM

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