Posts Tagged ‘Bill Gates’

No Police Escort for Sarah Palin in D.C.

Sarah Palin and Charlie Sheen have some things in common: They've both occasionally indicated they're open to questions about whether President Barack Obama was born in the United States, and they both seem to subscribe to an Oscar Wilde-inspired theory of media coverage ("the only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about"). One [...]

The Needle: Swagga Like Us Edition

99 Problems But a Motorcade Ain't One: Turns out the list of celebrities who've gotten police escorts through the District doesn't begin and end with Charlie Sheen and Fran Drescher. Internal Metropolitan Police Department records show Jay-Z and Bill Gates have also sped through D.C. with flashing lights. Gates' escort cost $445.68, and Jay-Z's cost [...]

Our Morning Roundup: Who Loves “Rusty” Limbaugh?

I'm soaking wet, dear readers. Your trusted Urban Explorer spent Thursday evening reviewing film fest screeners and sipping G&Js–damn near forgot what day it was and had to run in the rain! Creative Loafing's cat fight, Rush Limbaugh's exploitative second cousin, social engineering and more, after the jump: