Monthly Archives: October 2010

DC Blogs Noted

Ten dollars can be far more complicated than it would seem, as Year of Giving shows us. PSA time: chocolate is VERY, VERY bad for dogs. Friendship Tails brings that message home (kinda graphically, for those of you with less-than-iron constitutions) right before the candy-fest that is Halloween. On the eve of the Rally for […]

DC Blogs Noted

Any post that begins “My bike and I had to take the Metro today” is going to get a nod from me, but the quoted interchange by Bikecrush DC was hilarious and would make anyone wonder about the other person in the conversation. The Republic of T asks everyone to vote and to vote to […]

DC Blogs Noted

Last Sunday’s Washington Post featured an op-ed piece that asserted the existence of a “New Elite” that is woefully out of touch with “real America.” Always a Drunk Never a Bride self identifies as a member of that elite, and questions the premise of a real versus a fake America. Happy Birthday to One Wino’s […]

DC Blogs Noted

Hey, 35 year-old men out there… does Hilarity in Shoes have you pegged? In keeping with the oh-so-wonderful “It Gets Better” movement, this look at then and now from Scott’s Take shows just how far we’ve come. The Drowning Mermaid struggles as she is influenced by friends, families, and strangers on whether to give her child […]

DC Blogs Noted

Yuppie Yogini visits DC and takes lots of pictures, including the use of hotel bed as trampoline. She writes: It was all fun and games, until I hit my hand on the ceiling. Is Rent Too Damn High in the DC Area? Urban Turf. Comments offer a sampling of what people are paying. If He’s […]

DC Blogs Noted

Another salvo in the ongoing battle between “new” and “old” media, fired by Manifest Destiny. No Princesses Here tries to show her daughter that there’s a big, wide world out there, regardless of how much caffeine it takes to get there. Hipsters versus the “Creative Class”? Parsing the distinctions between the two, if there even […]

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Like the GLAA Forum, this contributing editor finds Virginia Thomas’s call to Anita Hill asking for an apology totally creepy.  PunditMom, in her piece on the Stir, wants Mrs. Thomas to get over it already (“after all, you won”). Angela Roberts, in her blog Nine Ravens, remembers her father and his death, slightly more than […]

DC Blogs Noted

Frank self-examinations of one’s sexuality are rare, and even more so when accompanied by scrutiny of relationship history. The Heartbreaker behind the I’m Gonna Break Your Heart blog has an unexpected experience that does just that. She learns about being literally and metaphorically cold-blooded. DC Femmela is up for a Youtopia Award. Help out a […]

DC Blogs Noted

Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space wonders why DC has no systematic process in place to analyze pedestrian/automobile accidents in order to identify (and fix) particularly dangerous intersections. All Life Is Local makes a case to ban leaf blowers in the District. Forget KFC’s Double Down; Candid FitNut (reluctantly) introduces us to Burger King’s “NY […]

DC Blogs Noted

How I became an atheist. A couple, Brock and Erin, write about their beliefs at Godless in DC. Coincidentally, the Los Angeles Times reports: The most rapidly growing religious category today is composed of those Americans who say they have no religious affiliation. The Deletability of Frienships and The Social Network. Stirrup Queens Confessions of […]