PHILADELPHIA — Welcome to the city of brotherly love; the land of the free and the home of the swag. Here’s all the junk journalists get upon checking in to the convention.

2016 Democratic National Convention Coffee Mug

Different 2016 Deomocratic National Convention Coffee Mug

Chip Clip That Looks Like a Basketball

K’Nex Plane

Union Fan

Suspiciously Cheerful Philly Fridge Magnets

Shiny Luggage Tag

Chips I Feel Apprehensive About Trying

Place to Put Gum


Dirty Notepad


EOS Lip Baum


Gawker’s Hamilton Nolan walked by as I was photographing these items in the hallway of the Philadelphia Convention Center and muttered something about “serious journalism,” to which I say—hell yeah!