Author Archive for Brooke Hatfield

If You Give a Pol a Cookie…

When D.C.’s current era of federal investigations, indictments, and resignations finally reaches its apogee, it’ll be time for someone to condense it all into book form. Surely the District’s government scribes are already honing their pitches to write Dream City 2, but we’d like to think the foibles of D.C. politicos would make for some [...]

Real D.C. Valentines 2012: Free e-cards courtesy of Washington City Paper

Last year we brought you straight talk for your sweetheart and this year we're doing it again. Sending one of these cards to that lad or lady you've been creeping on via OKCupid is literally the least you can do.
Ways to send:

Link to this entire page.
Right-click an image to save it and pass around on your [...]

Share Your D.C. Dating Horror Stories!

Over on Gawker, New Yorkers are sharing horrific stories of dating men in the financial industry, a sector as rich in self-importance as it is impoverished in actual social skills. Sound familiar, singletons of the District?
Here in the DMV, we know from abhorrent! Send us your prototypical D.C. dating stories—disappointing dalliances with Hill staffers, policy wonks, [...]

Dispatch: Troy Davis, and Twitter, on the Steps of the Supreme Court

On Wednesday night a couple hundred people marched in circles in front of the U.S. Supreme Court to protest the impending execution of Troy Davis, a Georgia man convicted of murdering an off-duty police officer in Savannah in 1989.
Davis denied committing the crime, and despite the fact that his conviction was [...]