Posts Tagged ‘ben bradlee’

Official Washington Mourns Ben Bradlee

Who was there? Everyone.

District Line Daily: Remembering Ben Bradlee

Mayor Gray does think the Board of Elections upside flag incident is amusing.

Ben Bradlee, Legendary Post Editor, Dies at 93

"Ben Bradlee was the best American newspaper editor of his time," former Post publisher Don Graham says.

Did Sally Quinn Almost Lose Ben Bradlee to Lauren Bacall?

Sally Quinn had an interesting way to honor Lauren Bacall, the actress who passed away yesterday at the age of 89.
Quinn, a D.C. socialite and Washington Post writer who is married to the paper's former top editor Ben Bradlee, took to Twitter to write that she almost lost her husband to Bacall. And, she added, Bacall was so "spectacular" that it [...]

Howard Kurtz Evokes Sympathy for Sally Quinn

The Germans must have a lengthy word for the emotional sensation, on account of a Howard Kurtz post, of being made to feel sympathy for Sally Quinn. (Think schadenfreude, but without all the righteous pleasure.)
Kurtz, in a rather Howard Kurtzian fashion, today wrote a mind-boggling article for his new employer Fox News attacking Quinn's daughter-in-law, Pari Bradlee, for what he deemed [...]

You Could Read This Town

Or you could just watch this "DC Cribs" video from Now This News, in which Sally Quinn shows off her six Warhols; first edition of Tender Is the Night; Japanese shell painted by a monk who had lived in Nagasaki during World War II ("there it is and I hope it's not radioactive, ha ha"); bathroom Nixoniana; swimming pool; [...]

Today in D.C. History: Post Publisher Commits Suicide

On Aug. 3, 1963, former Washington Post publisher Philip Graham, having struggled with severe bouts of depression for at least five years, went into the bathroom of his family farm near Marshall, Va., and committed suicide with a 28-gauge shotgun.
Four months prior, the 48-year-old Graham had delivered a famous and oft-quoted speech to Newsweek correspondents [...]

Watch Our Bob Woodward Impression!

The Washington Post has decided, apparently, that iPads are the way of the future. And to encourage people to read the paper in the future, they turned to... the Post's past, cutting an ad for their new iPad app that features Bob Woodward and Ben Bradlee (relegating actual working Posties like Dana Milbank, Chris Cillizza, [...]

Style Editor Ned Martel Refuses to Comment on Horrible Sally Quinn Column

The buzz around town today is all about Sally Quinn's new low, aka a column in this morning's Style section in which she explains all about a wedding-scheduling snafu in her own family.
For all of you who have substantive things to worry about, this is what the piece was about: In recent days, there've been [...]

Shovel Patrol: Sally Quinn and Ben Bradlee

Washington City Paper embarked yesterday afternoon upon an SUV-assisted inspection of various notable persons' sidewalks. Did they comply with their civic duty to clear walkways for pedestrians within eight daylight hours after the snowfall ended? Here's what we found.

Sally Quinn and Ben Bradlee
Position: Party columnist and former executive editor of the Washington Post, respectively
Address: 3014 [...]

Sally Quinn: “Style Is Back!”

Washington social doyenne Sally Quinn has made a career out of party etiquette. She knows what food to serve, what atmosphere to create, what to wear, precisely where to seat the married couples (not together, dammit!).
The author of a new Washington Post Style section column on entertaining as well as a book on the same [...]