Category: personal

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*ugh…

There is nothing quite like the feeling of an “innocent” cocktail kicking your ass. Last night at Halo I had an Elderflower Fizz, a nice little cocktail or so I thought. About a shot or two each of gin and...

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in DC: the migratory gays

Interesting article in the Washington Business Journal reflecting the queer exodus from Dupont and surrounding areas. It talks to Dave Perruzza, owner of the primary 17th St bars, and David Franco, owner of Universal Gear that recently moved to a...

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You might not be gay, but your car is!

I can’t believe I didn’t hear about this already from BG. Vanity Fair just introduced a new online column called Stick Shift: The Gay Car Blog. The introductory post makes it clear the use of “gay” isn’t just a car-synonym...

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in DC: the picture I didn’t take

I’m sure we all could create just as many entries as there are over on Unphotographable about the pictures we didn’t take, but one I didn’t take this morning triggered a memory from years ago. I was waiting on the...

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the world is not such an awesome place

One of the issues lately that really makes my blood boil is Photographers’ Rights. The idea that taking a photograph makes someone a terrorist is just stupid. And giving someone (usually a rent-a-cop) the arbitrary power to question and/or detain...

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a little geek emo moment

Any geek worth their salt should know why getting this catalog/junk mail today made me laugh at first, and then feel a bit sad. It also made me wonder what the hell mailing list my address got stuck on. Also...

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into the burbs…

Metro’d out to Clarendon to meet up with James and tool around a bit. Despite the heat I just had to get out of the house, stir craziness was catching up with me. We hit Silver Diner, walked around bit,...

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10 points in Presence

When I used to play the RPG Vampire the Masquerade in both tabletop and LARP forms, there was a vampiric ability called Presence. It allowed the user to influence the emotions and actions of others. In terms of social networking,...