Posts Tagged ‘the washington post’

The Needle: Hipster Hullabaloo

Williamsburg Schmilliamsburg: Gawker trolls the Internet and shoddily declares a Williamsburg equivalent for each city. Here's the right answer for D.C. -4
The Rent is Too Damn High: The newest studios on 14th Street NW are starting at $1,875 a month. -3

The Michael Wilbon-Dan “Sports Bog” Steinberg Facebook Fight, Dissected

Washington Post Sports Bog blogger Dan Steinberg just can't catch a break from his Post predecessors. First Tony Kornheiser nicknamed him "The Cheese Boy," and now, Kornheiser's Pardon the Interruption co-host Michael Wilbon has all but called him garbage people.
Wilbon's feud with Steinberg has been simmering since Tuesday, when Wilbon called D.C. a crummy sports [...]

Chairman of the Board: Former Monopoly Champ Recalls His Good Deeds

While working on last week's story about the Washington Nationals' Opening Day doldrums, I learned that the greatest American Monopoly player of all time lives among us.
Dana Terman, a Nats fan now living Gaithersburg and who grew up in Montgomery County, won the U.S. Monopoly Championship in 1977 and 1979, and was the runner-up [...]

If Your Newspaper Was Late in the ’70s, Blame Don Kirshner and Uriah Heep

Sad, sad times for any child of the '70s: Don Kirshner is dead.
Kirshner, 76, died of heart failure Monday in Boca Raton, Fla.
Around here, Kirshner's show, Rock Concert, aired weekly on WRC-4 after Saturday Night Live, and for a decade was appointment television for me and all my fellow Northern Virginia ne'erdowells. I delivered the [...]

Life Imitates Art: ‘Karl Swanson’ Had a Role in ‘Dumb and Dumber’?

Dan Snyder and Vinny Cerrato, the poster children of the Prague Spring for Redskins fans, have been dubbed "Dumb" and "Dumber" in much of the agit prop that Redskins security has worked so hard to keep out of FedExField.
Awesome trivia: In "Dumb and Dumber," 1994 movie that informs the insurgency, there's a character named "Karl [...]

Marcus Brauchli’s Follow-Up Memo

Post Editor Brauchli writes about Phil Bennett leaving:
To the Staff:
I’d like to thank Phil Bennett for his extraordinary contributions to The Post newsroom and in particular for his assistance in helping to smooth the leadership transition over the last several months.

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