Monthly Archives: February 2008

DC Blogs Noted

Smash decides to visit the mysterious DC store, Monarch Novelties. You need to ring a bell to get inside. Great post. Frustrated in Adams Morgan. A reader of the Diary of the Mad DC Cabbie writes: Given your profession, I’m wondering if you can answer me a question. Every weekend I wait tables in Adams […]

DC Blogs Noted

Turning Up the Volume hosts international visitors and becomes an impromptu tour guide and cultural liaison. She writes: I thought, “What could be more awkward than having two German choir members sleeping in my living room for four days.” Looking back on it, all I can think is “How could that weekend have been more […]

DC Blogs Noted

Oh, Sorry, I’m New In DC. The attitude of saying you live in “The District.” Now That I Hate Puppies, I’ll Hate Blogs, Too. Disaffected Scanner Jockey … the defensiveness is exactly what puts me off reading blogs. Especially comments sections. [For those readers who still like puppies, check out this post, I need a […]

DC Blogs Noted

Karma Calling came in for an oil change and left with a $200 bill. Post-It Note spotting on Metro. Urban Bohemian wants to know what the note means. Jamón Jamón wants to live in the present but can’t stop thinking about the future. ChrisMoreau travels to Williamsburg says the most interesting thing he noticed is […]

DC Blogs Noted

The day Church of the Big Sky almost squished Ralph Nader. [Also, Nader announces run for president and Nader, pro and con. Total Information Awareness] Smart car in Dupont Circle spotted. A photo on flicker of this motorcycle with a roof and doors. propatria4’s photostream The National Portrait Gallery’s hip hop exhibit seems a little […]

Stop Your Sobbing

As an actively practising heterosexual woman (I date), I read what women and men have to say about dating.  Craig’s List’s Rants and Raves section is either highly entertaining or deeply depressing, depending on your perspective.  So are the personal listings sections.  I read M4W and W4M, not the gay, miscellaneous, or casual sections, mainly […]

DC Blogs Noted

Foilwoman’s Diary comments on recent dating observations by local blogosphere writers. Her post begins: Yesterday, I saw a whole bunch of evidence that people who write about women’s sexuality and women’s life choices are delusional, not that there’s anything new about that.* Crime in Logan Circle. 14th & You looks at the crime data at […]

DC Blogs Noted

South America By The Numbers. Roosh V. The highlights. But scroll through some of his earlier posts for the full measure of this adventure. Dating is Dead gets query from [Big-Name Dating Site] and writes Users Beware The liberal blogs are dead to me (most of ‘em, anyway). A sharp critique of a new media. […]

DC Blogs Noted

Another Saturday Night in DC or what’s wrong with men? City Girl DC. Excerpt: To our left were two women who could pass for models. Behind them, clearly gawking was a group of guys. Not once did the guys make a move. A decade of January sales. There are some astonishing numbers here illustrating the […]

DC Blogs Noted

This interesting question arrived in our inbox: How do you handle it when someone else cuts your kid’s hair without asking? Cootie Chronicles. Photos. Rowdy teens attack on morning commute. A dramatic encounter artfully told. Don’t Be Silent. The very best Valentines post ever. A child’s answers to questions about love. Alice’s Adventures Underground New […]