Posts Tagged ‘Alexandra Petri’

Arts Roundup: Donald Byrd Edition

The nephew-in-law of Donald Byrd (founder of D.C. group The Blackbyrds) posted on Facebook that the jazz trumpeter died in Delaware on Monday, and blogs immediately began circulating his post as breaking news. But no media outlets have been able to confirm it with the musician's immediate family. Regardless, the Guardian ran an obit, acknowledging, basically, [...]

Arts Roundup: Lip-Synched Edition

The U.S. Marine Band says Beyoncé lip-synched the National Anthem at Monday's inauguration, and the backpedaling begins! [WJLA]
In a blog post that declares poetry dead, Post humor blogger Alexandra Petri manages to enrage poets and mailmen alike: "Poets are like the Postal Service—a group of people sedulously doing something that we no longer need, under [...]

Arts Roundup: B-I-Itchy Edition

Click Track, the Washington Post's pop music blog, is dead. Its content will be divvied up between the Going Out Guide blog and the Style blog. [Post]
Rush Limbaugh trashes Washington Post columnist Alexandra Petri for her "b-i-itchy" column, and Petri offers to buy him a sandwich. [Post]
Louis C.K. pulls out of the Radio and Television Correspondents' Dinner. [DCist]
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