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The Needle: Sanity Restored Edition

Fear the Sanity: Turns out a crowd equalling about one-third of the District's population showed up on the Mall on Saturday to demonstrate in favor of... well, Comedy Central, and the Roots, and also clumsy metaphors involving the Lincoln Tunnel. CBS News, which estimated the crowd at Glenn Beck's August march at 87,000, used the [...]

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Live from the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear!

Today is the day !  Keep this post open for live updates from Washington City Paper staffers at the rally on the Mall. Also, follow us on Twitter at @wcp for more.

Walk to Rally to Restore Sanity!

The Huffington Post has buses. Washington City Paper has these two.
Meet Keli Anaya and Molly McGinley. They'll be providing free walks from the Smithsonian Metro to the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear tomorrow morning, from 10:45 a.m. until the rally starts at noon. We couldn't afford to bus people in for the shindig, and [...]

Don’t Forget—Free Walks to Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear!

By now, with the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear just days away, you've moved on from strategizing how to cadge tickets to a Daily Show taping and are, instead, strategizing how you're going to get to the big event on Saturday morning. (And just how much booze and/or weed—or, if you go to Georgetown, [...]

When Jon Stewart Called Tucker Carlson a ‘Big Dick’ in 2004…

Jon Stewart has everyone in town (including, yes, Washington City Paper) in a bit of a tizzy this week, between the weekend Rally to Restore Sanity and the Daily Show tapings in Chinatown. But it's not the first time the funnyman has come through town and caused a stir.
Remember that infamous October 2004 episode of [...]

Fed Workers: Um, Actually, We Don’t Suck

Seeking to take advantage of the attention that Jon Stewart will bring to D.C. this weekend, a group of federal workers said they will also head to the Mall to plead a different case: basically, for the majority of America to stop hatin’.
GovLoop, a social network of over 30,000 government employees, will hold its rally–dubbed [...]

The Needle: Swine Flu Redux Edition

The Flu Line State: Brace yourself for a pandemic. No, not of the flu, but of coverage of the flu. The region's flu season is officially underway, with news that someone in Baltimore has come down with swine flu. But unlike last year, vaccines appear to be widely available; at Safeway, where we got our [...]