Posts Tagged ‘clint eastwood’

The Needle: Wilson Building Goes Red

Natitude at the JAWB: At last, the pinkos in the John A. Wilson Building are illuminating the seat of the District government in Soviet red. That, or they're just really jazzed about the Nationals. +1
Parade Hurray: The Fiesta D.C. festival runs all day Sunday on Pennsylvania Avenue. Myriad Metro delays will hold up revelers, but [...]

Bike Stealing Can Bring Out Racism

Someone has finally discovered post-racial America's deepest darkest secret: It's racist.
Nsenga Burton of The Root notes that the show What Would You Do?—a gimmicky program that runs sociological experiments, Candid Camera-style—discovered this distressing news when it dispatched two fake bike thieves to a predominantly white park. The scenario produced heinous, [...]

The Needle: It’s Not Easy Being In the Smithsonian Edition

Hi Ho: The original Kermit the Frog puppet will join the Smithsonian's Museum of American History, along with several other Muppet prototypes that used to star on Sam and Friends, on WRC-TV, the first showcase for the Sesame Street crew. Presumably, they'll take their place alongside other treasures of American pop culture in the nostalgia-inducing, [...]

Our Morning Roundup: The “Rogue Cupcake Crisis” Edition

Like locusts swarming from above, a new (pink) cupcake truck and New York-based Crumbs Bake Shop are showering the District with more overpriced, nauseatingly cute cupcakes. Does this mean we have to suffer through another dreadful Washington Post war? Matt, commenting on Prince of Petworth, says: “I see sub-prime cupcake crisis coming! Cupcake bailout?”
Undoubtedly [...]