Monthly Archives: July 2008

DC Blogs Weekly Top 10

1 – So much for DC’s reputation as a highly educated area. Our internship at the World Bank 2 – Five Things I’ve Learned About DC. InkTank, The Washington Journalism Center Blog 3 – Ended up running down 18th street and into a stranger’s car. dekaN dc 4 – The reasons (*cough*) people really live […]

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Tips for Screen on the Green. A rant. How to survive the outdoor Mall movies. The Search for J Street About a roommate who became a friend and the change ahead. Culinary Couture The Town. The Penn. The Langston. The Highland. The Tivoli. Some of the names of DC’s old movie theaters. Undercover Black Man […]

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The Washington Humane Society’s Blog reports on pets being surrendered due to the home mortgage/foreclosure crisis. I’m a Craig’s List Whore celebrates its 100th post. However, just a thought:  if you’re referring to one of your correspondents/potential dates as “douchebag”, that’s probably a good hint that you should stop corresponding, no?Stamps now celebrate Black Cinema, […]

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Local blogger does a last-minute load of laundry but forgets to remove pet cat from washing machine. Cat decides to howl bloody murder rather than sing “Tiny Bubbles.” Film at 11:00. Link at Who Invented Roses. As the evening lengthened, I kept noticing the dog. As friends gather to remember John MacDonald, an icon of […]

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The Washington Post’s unfolding series about the 2001 Chandra Levy case gets a cutting analysis by why.i.hate.dc. Its tone and point is summarized in her P.S.: I’m sure it couldn’t have been the Washington Post’s publicity/marketing/pr whatever team who already updated Ms. Levy’s Wikipedia entry with an external link to the series? Because … ew. […]

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So much for DC’s reputation as a highly educated area. Our internship at the World Bank Megan at the blog dekaN dc usually feels safe in the city, at least until Sunday morning “when I went to get some coffee from Tryst and ended up running down 18th street and into a stranger’s car after […]

DC Blogs Weekly Top 10

The week’s reader favorites. 1 – Oh say can you see? Where’s My Cape 2 – Commuters who complain about the city of DC. The Anti DC 3 – Dear Chicago Word Pilferer. Not a Girl, Not Yet a Wino 4 – Whether meeting for a first date to play Guitar Hero is cheesy. Capitol […]

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Exterminators are using glue boards to catch mice. Life As List writes: I kept thinking, “how sticky could they be?” The post, I am as smart as a mouse. Washingtonian’s Best Bites interviews people on video as they leave Tangysweet. As patrons enjoy their treats, these videobloggers sample opinions. Really, your kids are having sex. […]

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Capitol Hill 20210  wants to know whether meeting for a first date to play Guitar Hero is cheesy.  So go vote.  My take:  anything even remotely air guitar related is very, very suspect, but your mileage may vary. Everyone out there biking and running and just enjoying the weather: BE CAREFUL! Sorry for the caps […]

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“Look at him. He’s clearly unhappy about it and just wants to get back to sleep.” Intangible Arts gives a thumbs down to The Awakening’s new home at the National Harbor complex. (With photos.) Lawyer Mama sets her career aside to contemplate the golden hour, a time when it isn’t just the light that’s perfect. […]