Tagged: Washington Post

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quoteable quoteables

From an article reviewing the recently released “Office Space: Special Edition With Flair” dvd. Although there’s been talk of a sequel — mostly on the studio’s part, not Judge’s — [Ron] Livingston himself is ambivalent. “If Mike [Judge] figured out...

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i’m in the press!

Well, sort of. It would figure that the one day I’m off work, my blog was quoted in the Express. I doubt I’ll be able to get a printed copy (or if I even want one) but it’s kinda cute....

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news flash: you can find things on Google

One for the, “Well, Duh” file: My Dinner With Google | washingtonpost.com But it does have a great closer, Printout in hand, we cooked, ate and delighted in a concoction we never would have conjured without Google. Then, dessert caught...

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Everyone Hates Ladner

The Post had an article and live discussion with AU Prez Benjamin Ladner today: American University Controversy I’ve seen a lot of live discussions with people, especially after a scandal breaks out that may or may not be related to...

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Tom DeLay the horned one?

Tom DeLay the horned one uploaded by flickrite urbanbohemian. My co-worker peeks around the corner and says “you have to see this!” – The Washington Post’s webpage must have been in mid-update and got the caption to a photo very...

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tiny minds and color lines

Since I posted a funny, now it’s time for something disturbing. Jenifer pointed out this headline to me today: Bennett Under Fire for Remark on Crime and Black Abortions, here’s the Post story and the CNN story. [William J.] Bennett,...

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cultural Disneyland

Crime Tears at Seams Of Vibrant Community Residents Ponder Trade-Offs of Life in Mt. Pleasant Gregg Edwards, an advisory neighborhood commissioner who has lived in the neighborhood for more than 30 years, said the newcomers “say they want to live...

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self-branding

I know I’m a geek, no need to tell me, I’ll happily tattoo it onto my own ass. The following response from today’s John Kelly’s Washington Live chat cracked me up. It came up earlier in the chat about leaving...

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Washington, The Nation’s Weather Wimp

Washington, The Nation’s Weather Wimp *snicker* Can someone explain to me why the capital of the richest and most powerful country in the world needs to be shut down by the mere threat of an eight-inch snowstorm? Are people in...

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with 4 days of Black History month left

Black History and Ads Don’t Mix, Activists Say Wouldn’t have this article made more sense closer to the beginning/middle of the month? Anyway… Yesterday I was sick. It wasn’t fun, but thankfully Will was kind enough to offer me a...

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Nice, from the Latin nescius, meaning ‘ignorant’

The things I find while going through old office items… The Red Pencil Washington Post Friday, April 2, 1999; Page C09 Q: Do you know the original meaning of the word “nice”? A: I learned the history of “nice” while...

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More wisdom from the Hax

Carolyn continues to come through.. maybe I should write her sometime… Not that the following situation is exactly the same as mine, but it’s close. Loss of respect for a friend is tough, but it’s harder because you wonder if...

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Knowledge from the Hax

Couples whose priorities, quirks, maturity, emotional skills, egos, temperaments, libidos, senses of humor, spending habits, travel habits, intellects, politics, attitudes toward family, cleanliness, generosity, ambitions, hobbies and shoe tastes align well are better together than others. The rest is pretty...

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movies: but did you like it?

One Game Dame Normally I don’t like any of the Washington Post’s movie reviews, but this one made me chuckle. Excerpts… Awesomely vacant, “Lara Croft: Tomb Raider,” stars Angelina Jolie’s lips and breasts and, in a much smaller role, the...