Posts Tagged ‘lewis black’

ToDo ToDay: Get Outraged

Politics these days is full of phony outrage. Someone affiliated with the Democratic Party says Ann Romney hasn’t worked a day in her life? Quick, start demanding apologies! The cable news networks, in fact, are so full of artificial umbrage that it’s easy to forget what real raging indignation sounds like. Until you hear Lewis [...]

Arts Roundup: Muslim President Edition

During one of her concerts at Verizon Center, Madonna referred to President Barack Obama as a "black Muslim." Er. [Post]
Dog mural in Arlington deemed too promotional to be art. [WJLA]
Mood Lounge loses its liquor license. [DCist]
See Signature's Best Little Whorehouse in Texas for cheap(er)! [Post]
National Harbor launches a shuttle service. [Washington Business Journal]
Comedian Lewis Black [...]

Gray’s Latest Studio Pitch: The Statehood Show?

This post has been updated.
Earlier this year, Mayor Vince Gray, while in Los Angeles for a meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors, took a side trip to meet with several Hollywood production companies in hopes of enticing them to bring more film and television shoots to D.C. Since those July meetings, the Office of [...]

This Could Be Funny: Metal by Numbers

Your next seven days should be filled with laughter. The following could help.
Friday, October 21: Cool Dudes Hanging Out at Velvet Lounge
This monthly Hillary Buckholtz/Brandon Wardell joint returns from its summer hiatus with a visit from New Orleans-bred vagabond Sean Patton. Patton, a 10-year veteran who's starting to rise in the alt comedy ranks as [...]

Five Books I’d Read

in which the author discusses five books he'd read, if time permitted.

1. Decoded, by Jay-Z.
I was never a huge Jay-Z fan, but I was also never into Transformers, milk chocolate, G.I. Joe, chocolate ice cream, "E.T.," chocolate sundaes, James Joyce, chocolate donuts, post-Keith Morris Black Flag, Three Muskateers candy bars, the Beach Boys, chocolate fudge, [...]

Eff This Book!
Perusing Oxford’s The F-Word

The F-Word
By Jesse Sheidlower
Oxford University Press
Ed. Note: the following post contains a number of naughty words, including Fuck, Cunt, and Goat. If there's a toddler on your lap, best to blindfold him or her before reading any further.
Having read Erika's post on the third edition of The F-Word, I was cheered to discover a copy [...]