Have $342,552? Want a kid? [D.C. is your place to be] American History is about to get a little more [LGBT] Pharrell’s hat (yes that one) is about to get a little more [Newseum] Sign of the Virginia Whale [spotted in a river] DC’s Pokémon world championships [in photos] Uber will go corner store shopping [...]
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#NATIONAL Did someone just call double-stuffed Oreos gauche?; Amazon will offer you a dollar to take their slower delivery service; surely we don’t need reading glasses yet, but when we do…; Goin’ to Mars again y’all; who watched Sharknado 2?; Named Skywalker? No passport for you; dollar dollar bill; pay someone else’s water bill; Okay, [...]
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Also, major props to Grantland writer Andrew Sharp for giffing up this article about the Washington Wizards‘ newest player. Don’t read this unless you want to get real excited about the Wizards – his timeline of this weekend’s events will make any fairweather fan tune in. “Paul Pierce is going to the Wizards. Paul Pierce [...]
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Hannah Hess at Roll Call reported some badass news last night: Republican Rep. Don Young, the self-described “alpha wolf” of Alaska politics, allegedly barged through the police line established to prevent members of Congress and staff from entering the Capitol following the spill. According to multiple sources, Young told an officer trying to stop him [...]
If a rainbow shows up in DC and wasn’t Instagrammed 12,000 times – did it really happen? #NATIONAL Do you love dogs and weapons? Then the TSA’s Instagram is for you; Emmy nominations: who got robbed?; If soccer injuries were real life; we’re irrationally peeved about this guy and his potato salad; better start moving [...]
While you’re rightfully celebrating America remembering the Declaration of Independence, George Washington, and other American classics, perhaps you’ve forgotten another Independence Day. A fictional Independence Day. One from 1996. Never forget folks. Especially if we’re being invaded. “We will not go quietly into the night … Today we celebrate our Independence Day.”
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Do you have iced tea bags 5 tablespoons St-Germain (elderflower liqueur) 1 1/2 cups white rum 3/4 cup dry vermouth 1 teaspoon Boston Bittahs 3/4 cup water lemons on hand? Then you have yourself a Boston Tea Party. Drink up, friends. Drink up for Americ…
America’s Lawn has events [running into issues] Fort Reno concerts: off again [on again?] Metro fares go up three percent [Metro is now 3% more annoying] Pop up buildings in D.C. [may get the middle finger] D.C. is about to have a tour guide boom [requirements get easier] Kenyan musicians protested their government [skipped a [...]
Last week, we were invited to drink for charity. No, really! We attended “Chefs Behind Bars” hosted by Art and Soul on the glorious rooftop at The Liason Hotel. Proceeds from the event benefitted No Kid Hungry. The event had a DJ, food, a silent auction, and not to mention, wonderfully crafted cocktails by the city’s best chefs […]
Is your office gathering together to watch the US World Cup match today? Any special plans? Email us pictures and we’ll post them to FamousDC.com. Best picture wins a FamousDC prize pack. Here’s how DC is watching the game so far… President Obama Wendell White, FamousDC Contributor Senator Chris Murphy (CT) Fireside 21 NJI [...]
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We highly recommend you get your Congressional Baseball Game fantasy roster on, before it’s too late. http://fantasybaseball.rollcall.com/ Why? you ask. One, because you know exactly who the best players, MVPs and surprise underdogs are on the team this year. Two, more truthfully, because you can win some sweet swag. And third, Roll Call points out: [...]
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And now, for your end of day viewing pleasure, today’s White House fainting intern. h/t Jeremy Art A White House pool report released later said the woman was working the first day of her internship and was attending the briefing with other interns. It was a tough first day. Information via The Hill.
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Really. Trust us. Falling asleep in absolute silence in a federal government–owned building in my pajamas was harder than I expected. All I could do was lie still and wonder how my life brought me to this windowless office in Washington, D.C. Or worry that a stranger was going through my drawers at home and [...]
We like this Time Magazine political memoir title generator, including its refresh button which reads “We can do better.” Here are some working titles for our next political book. There are hard choices and then there are hard choices—like what to call your political memoir. As with politics, the genre seems encourage a certain brand [...]