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in DC: Dusk in Shaw

One doesn’t normally put the last photo of the evening at the beginning of an article, but this was worth sharing first. The sky at dusk from this past Saturday evening in DC, from some friends’ rooftop deck. I know...

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TGIF: Woo Hoo!

That pretty much sums it up. Been a long-ass (and unintentionally blog-quiet) week and I’m ready for the weekend. TGIF, bitches! My brain has opted to take off early today as it’s still suffering a bit from last night’s Golden...

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movies: just say Brü-NO

It’s no secret that I don’t plan to see or rent Brüno, Sacha Baron Cohen’s latest movie based on awkward situations and ambush comedy surrounding an uncanny valley-like main character. There have been a few articles out about him playing...

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wmata: common sense, use it

In light of this recent event, would the above ad campaign–albeit very clever–in metro stations be considered ironic or simply poor timing?* This isn’t to say I haven’t seen metro riders bumping into one another on the platforms due to...

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politics: our Congress shot us down

This is a snippet from Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton’s Summer mailing, the leading story was about her efforts to get a DC voting rights bill passed in Congress: I realize that things are rarely as cut and dry as a...

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cartoons: I’m fabulous!

In deference to my nerdy roots, I am rarely ever ashamed to say that I still love cartoons.* For the most part, I’ve given up on a lot of modern cartoons, especially since the ones that seem cool never last...

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logos: Rick would be so proud

This story made my morning, mainly for two reasons. The first is that it’s never too early to be able to make a The Young Ones reference, and second is one of the featured quotes in the article. From the...

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games: catch my drift?

This one comes by way of Live It, LOVE It. She mentioned it to us at happy hour this past Friday and until she actually sent me the link to her blog entry, I wasn’t completely convinced it was true....

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photos: I think this sport one-ups UFC

Two athletes compete during the Turkish oil wrestling event, also known as “Yağlı güres,” in Kassel, Germany. I know that usually the papers and many blogs post photos of this event every year, but I swear it never gets old…...

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ads: tenor to soprano… to bass

An ad making the rounds that gave me a chuckle is the new one from Mike’s Hard Lemonade. The recent campaign features Steve Berg (last seen as one of the groupies/singers in Dr. Horrible who’d do the weird stuff) as...