Posts Tagged ‘House of Cards’

The Needle: Push It Real Good

Keep On Pushing: A new app called Push for Pizza launched recently, possibly as part of a test of just how easily people's dopey ideas can get other people to give them money if they involve smartphones (the answer: very, very easily). Using the app here in the District requires just one extra step that isn't needed in the [...]

The Needle: The Birds

Scavenger Hunt: The snowy owl may have been a temporarily cute addition to the downtown landscape, but vultures? Not so much. Two vultures are apparently calling the intersection of K and 11th streets NW their home. Advice to the vultures: Watch out for buses on the streets. In the meantime, let the scummy Congress and D.C. [...]

District Line Daily: The Sacraments of D.C. Punk Band Priests

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D.C. band Priests is about to have a moment that the local punk scene hasn't experienced in [...]

District Line Daily: D.C.’s Attendance Problem

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Last school year, about 15,000 D.C. public school students, or about 32 percent of all students, [...]

The Needle: House of ZZZZZZ

Reality Bites: A House of Cards veteran is reportedly developing a reality show based on D.C. "up-and-comers," including Hill staffers between the ages of 19 and 29.  -3
Dirty Talk: The blog Stop Requested takes Young & Hungry's latest column about having sex in D.C. bathrooms one step further, imagining what how conversations in said bathrooms could [...]

District Line Daily: House of Disregards

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Maryland legislation that would provide millions of dollars in additional requested tax credits to keep [...]

Eleanor Holmes Norton Wants the Capitol to Go More Hollywood

Another D.C. politician is trying to push legislation that would entice television shows and movies set in D.C. to actually film more here. District Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton introduced a House bill Thursday that would allow commercial filming on all of the U.S. Capitol's grounds. Currently, such filming is only allowed in Union Square, the area [...]

The Needle: House of Cheap

Our Hollywood Moment: House of Cards has threatened to stop filming in Maryland unless the state coughs up millions of more dollars in tax credits. Maybe D.C.'s idea to beef up its Hollywood tax incentive program isn't such a bad idea. The Netflix show does, after all, deserve to be filmed in the city that [...]

The Needle: Sex Capital

I Couldn't Possibly Comment: Robin Wright, the actress who plays Claire Underwood, in House of Cards says D.C. is sleazier than Hollywood and journalists sleep with sources and Congressman in real life. We want names! -1
Dirty & Deluca: The Health Department shut down Dean & Deluca in Georgetown...again. -2

b Magazine Thinks It’s Found 100 Reasons Why Baltimore Is Better Than D.C.

The full ethos of Baltimore is on display this week in the latest cover story from the Baltimore Sun's b magazine: “100 Reasons Why Baltimore Is Better Than D.C.” That’s right, 100 reasons.
The illustrated cover is enough to make any Washingtonian fret over the safety our status as the nation’s capital. There’s Sen. Barbara Mikulski’s eyes laser-beaming the very [...]

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