Posts Tagged ‘RG3’

The Needle: Ice Cold

The Shakespeare Theater Company will give away 1,000 free tickets for each production

The Needle: OMG Kim Kardashian Edition

Guess Who's Coming To Dinner: Most of the D.C.-based national media, as well as some D.C.-based national political operatives, elected officials, and other folks who are in charge of the country, will spend the weekend gussying up for the annual White House Correspondents' Association dinner at the Washington Hilton. Having attended this event a few [...]

The Needle: Caps Win! Edition

The Ice Of Boston Is For Losers: Not many hockey pundits picked the Washington Capitals to beat the Boston Bruins in the first round of this year's Stanley Cup playoffs. The Bruins won the whole thing last year, after all, and besides, the Caps are from D.C., where all things sport-related for most of the [...]

Hail to Robert Griffin III

No doubt in the minds of the Washington Redskins operation who the team will select with the second pick in tonight's NFL draft, apparently—this newsletter just went out from, with the subject line "Get Ready For Griffin!":

Griffin, of course, is the player soon to be known all around town as RG3, Baylor quarterback Robert [...]

The Needle: Bulldog Edition

Elephant In The Room: For once, news about a circus and D.C. government that involves an actual circus. People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is demanding that the District look into whether the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus is violating city laws against animal cruelty, specifically with its treatment of elephants (who [...]