Author: Brian Gray

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Captain Morgan Long Island Iced Tea

One of the latest entries in the pre-mixed cocktail world, Captain Morgan Long Island Iced Tea1 is posing itself as the company’s summer drink for 2011 along with its usual fare of “strike a pose”-inducing rums. I’m typically not a...

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random: forgotten

It’s said that DC is a very small place and it’s so true. Especially for those that have chosen to make this place their home and aren’t just passing through. My friends often joke that I run into my ex’s...

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books: Go the F**k to Sleep

The much talked about–and pirated, apparently–book, Go the Fuck to Sleep is now available on Amazon. Cleverly masquerading as a children’s book, it’s clearly for the exasperated parent to have a good laugh with and perhaps give as a gift...

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weird al: Alpocalypse

Now that the so-called kerfuffle with Lady Gaga is over and done, Weird Al’s latest album Alpocalypse is out next week on June 21. I’ve never been a die-hard Weird Al fan. I loved him in the 80s, but who didn’t?

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museums: NBM no longer free

Just seen on twitter: National Building Museum executive director Chase W. Rynd today announced a change to the Museum’s policy regarding admission, which has been free since its opening in 1985 as a private, non-profit institution. Starting Monday, June 27,...

2006 Mother Goose and Grimm comic showing Paul Revere warning of an impending Walmart 3

op-ed: Walmart’s bounty

I wanted this one to be a “presented without comment” but I just can’t. I caught sight of this editorial in today’s Examiner after looking for details on their cover story about Metro track work shutdowns–there were no details, by...

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pride: feel the rainbow

This is more for the gay geeks out there. I mean the proper gay nerds, not the ones who lately think it’s “cool” to call themselves nerds because they really liked Firefly or The Big Bang Theory.* It isn’t directly...

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pride: Army on DADT

Not sure how I hadn’t noticed this before, but the Army actually has a webpage devoted to the details of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell (DADT) and its repeal…

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pride: all ages

Continuing on the Pride trend comes a great announcement from AARP: AARP today announced the launch of a new online Web portal—www.aarp.org/pride—dedicated to serving older lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, and transgender (LGBT) Americans. The organization’s first online home base for the...

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video: wikifights

It was bad enough that Palin appeared, on camera, to misspeak a historical fact about Paul Revere that anyone who’s watched School House Rock would know. But even worse was due to the media hubbub after she said it, some...