City Desk

The Needle: Jon Voight Joins the Green Machine

Mara at the Convention: In his convention dispatches to DCist, State Board of Education member Pat Mara is barely able to conceal the distaste he feels for most of his GOP fellow travelers (see: his reluctance to take a photo with Stephen Baldwin). But he's delighted to run into actor Jon Voight, who is apparently "a huge fan" of Adrian Fenty and Michelle Rhee. +1

Few Wins for the Redskins: Out of 28 football analysts, not one thinks the Redskins will make the playoffs. -2

Suitsupply Arrives: In good news for the budget-conscious, popular Dutch suit chain Suitsupply—the "Jet Blue of suits"— opened its first D.C. branch in Georgetown this morning. +1

Tweeter for Life: Marion Barry wants anyone with old pictures of him to share them on Twitter, so he can someday donate them to an unspecified institution. But jokesters beware—Barry says he's prepared for "crankpots" planning to send him stills from his Vista Hotel surveillance tape. +1

Wednesday's Needle rating: 82 Today's score: +1 Today's Needle rating: 83

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  • noodlez

    YO WILL! HOLD UP CHAMP WE DON'T NEED THIS NEGATIVE ENERGY SHIT CLOUD HOVERING OVER MY 'SKINS.

    LISTEN UP HOMEY! SKINS FANS DON'T PAY ATTENTION TO THAT BULL SHIGADDY. NO ONE GIVES A FUCK ABOUT SOME OUT OF WORK FOOTBALL PLAYERS PRETENDING TO BE MS. CLEO.

    YOU SHOULD HAVE THREW IN A BLURB ABOUT HOW WELL #12 TOSSED THE ROCK AROUND LAST NIGHT OR THE CITY FEELING OPTIMISTIC ABOUT THE GROWTH OF THIS SQUAD AS WAS EVIDENT LAST NIGHT. WE EVEN HAD DALE EARNHARDT JR AT THE GAME LAST NIGHT SHOWING SOME LOVE FOR HIS BELOVED MOB.

    SO TO HELL WITH ALL THE NAYSAYERS, BADMOUTHERS AND HATERS AS IT PERTAINS TO MY SKINS! THAT INCLUDES SEWERMAN.

    BRO-HAM ALL I'M TRYING TO SAY IS US WASH CITY PAPER PERUSERS DON'T WANT TO SEE ANY NEGATIVE NUMBERS ON THE DCQofL AS IT INVOLVES OUR WASHINGTON REDSKINS. I WOULDN'T BE SO ANGRY EXCEPT THERE IS A +1 AFTER ADRIAN(THE WORST MAYOR DC EVER HAD)FENTY.

    COME ON SLIM. GET YOUR MIND RIGHT.
    HTTR!

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