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[ 0 ] March 3, 2015

FamousDC’s Famously Bingeworthy Watch-Party Tips

All photos and party tips by Allison Cunningham In a city filled with a beautiful combination of Type-A party-planners and wonky politicos, this weekend felt like an early Christmas. As Netflix released House of Cards Season 3 in its entirety, winter-weary District residents hunkered down to watch the latest season of all things Underwood. As […]

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[ 0 ] March 3, 2015

President Mark Cuban and VP Ann Coulter

That’s the world Sharknado 3 imagines, anyway. Entrepreneur/Dallas Mavericks owner Cuban of Shark Tank will play the president, while conservative commentator/author Coulter will play the vp.   h/t DCist

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[ 0 ] February 27, 2015

C-SPAN’s Evening Lineup Worth a Watch

We’d watch it 24 hours a day if this was the usual programming. Courtesy of The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon

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[ 0 ] February 23, 2015

A House of Cards on Sesame Street

It used to be so innocent… Some people say there’s too much pork in this town. Frank Underwolf could not agree more.

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[ 0 ] February 23, 2015

Hyper Hill: Winner Winner

Miss the Oscars last night? [Here’s a recap] Watch out this morning for ice [as usual] Are you young or old? This NYT quiz [will help you find out]

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[ 0 ] February 19, 2015

Just a Reminder: DC is a Real City

Hill Now reports area man has a realization that DC is a real city with real problems: As Hill Now reported, the apartment tower at 1150 4th St. SW, just east of the Waterfront Metro station, was hit by gunfire about 10 p.m. Monday, police said and building management told residents in an email. When […]

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[ 0 ] February 11, 2015

John Wall, A History

Great article about Washington Wizards point guard John Wall on ESPN today. So while Greater Washington coos and prays for its homegrown luxury liner, Kevin Durant, to dock at Chesapeake Bay in 2016, perhaps the city unwittingly discounts the captain destined to restore D.C.’s NBA legacy to where Wes and Elvin once had it. “Hell […]

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[ 0 ] February 8, 2015

Advice for D.C. From the History Books

An astute and well-loved FamousDC tipster discovered a particularly powerful, historical memo written by journalist, anchor, columnist, radio host, musician and third White House Press Secretary under George W. Bush, Tony Snow. This was written for all “White House newcomers” before Bush’s inauguration, but it’s a good reminder for all of us in D.C. whose […]

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[ 0 ] February 3, 2015

Hyper Hill: Milk and Cookies

Can someone get us cookies from this place? [We’re on the bandwagon.] Family zoo day turned violent [What is it about pandas that make people want to pull a gun?] Andrew Beaujon dug up [5 fascinating moments from the 1985 Senate rock lyrics hearing] Photo by Andrew Benson

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[ 0 ] January 26, 2015

This Was You Last Night, Wasn’t It?

Don’t lie.

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[ 0 ] January 22, 2015

Garrett Graff Continues to Make the Rest of Us Look Bad

From Fishbowl to Washingtonian to Politico. Garrett Graff continues to make the rest of us look bad. Congratulations! “Garrett Graff will take over as editor of Politico Magazine. The former editor in chief of Washingtonian, … Garrett has stepped in as acting editor since Blake [Hounshell] and I took on our new responsibilities … [H]is […]

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[ 0 ] January 21, 2015

Closing Bell: Cards Against Humanity … With Members

Ashley Codianni at CNN played Cards Against Humanity with Members after SOTU. This is only one of the most amazing moments. Rep. Duffy got the question, “What puts a smile on Joe Biden’s face?” None of these Members, except Rep. Sean Duffy, know how to play. It’s incredible. Watch the entire video here.

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[ 0 ] January 6, 2015

Chris Moody’s Eight Easy Rules for New Members

Are you a new member of Congress? This guy has advice for you. 1. When flirting with women who aren’t your wife, DON’T post a pic of your junk on Twitter. http://t.co/gpt8Q21B0I pic.twitter.com/rjVJ2kt2Qn — Chris Moody (@moody) January 6, 2015 2. When you see underage page boys you think are cute, DON’T send them kinky […]

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[ 0 ] December 17, 2014

Where GMF is Drinking Coffee This Week- Kafe Bohem

cappuccino-276505_640When not hungover and sleeping in, weekends welcome a good book, a laptop and a cup of joe. This week we showed up at Kafe Bohem in Shaw (East of U Street). Doubled as Bistro Bohem which serves dinner starting at 5 PM, the space is cozy & quaint. After a quick menu check, the […]

[ 0 ] December 17, 2014

Date Nights in DC: ArcLight Cinema

ArcLight Cinema Bethesda MaryandWoo yo’ boo at ArcLight Cinema. There’s not much convincing to do after stating guest can bring alcohol beverages into the theatre, but here are 5 reasons ArcLight Cinema in Bethesda, Maryland will be your new date spot: 1.   Know where you like to sit? Buy your ticket and reserve your seat ahead of […]