Posts Tagged ‘Discovery Channel’

Arts Roundup: Lavender and Cats! Edition

Even better than the line about bidets in Sally Quinn's remembrance of her friend Nora Ephron is this: "Lavender and cats! I had never liked either one — who knew they were going to be the next hot things?" [Post]
The only thing worse is Air Sex. [Brightest Young Things]
Chompie is back! [DCist]
Reviews of the National [...]

Silver Spring Blogger: I Named Him “Chompy” First!

Our attempt to explain the reasons behind the absence of Discovery Communications' mascot for Shark Week the other day struck a nerve with a Silver Spring-based blogger who claims that Discovery is misspelling the name of the giant inflatable shark it sometimes—but not this year—affixes to its headquarters.
Though official Discovery releases for Shark Week 2010 [...]

Chompie’s Absence, Explained

Per Tracy Morgan's advice, one should live every week like it's Shark Week. Well, this week is Shark Week, Discovery's annual tribute to those predators of the salty deep. While programming hours will be filled with fare like Shark City, Jaws Comes Home, and Great White Invasion, one of Shark Week's more local touches is [...]

Arts Roundup: Luxury for the Masses Edition

Morning, all. Even though the weather's not obeying (seriously, what's with all these days in the mid-90s after last week's glorious temps?), fall is in the air–I can feel it. The city's arts scene is waking up again after a sleepy August. There are some great talks next week at Busboys & Poets and the [...]