Archive for October, 2010

Those Democrats, Always Flaunting Their Intellectual Superiority…

Good "shit, what the fuck happened to the" morning, readers. Newly anointed Daily Baller Mike Riggs is back with me this no longer morning for another lively hour or so of uncen$ored extemporaneous Gchat about the morning's most important events. In this edition: Georgetown's trippy trinity is down to a duo, David Brooks explores the […]

Why The Media Would Be Unwise To “Drop” The Georgetown Dormroom Drug Lab Story

Well I have scoured the internet for an hour, folks, and I still haven't unearthed a shred of interesting information about Charles Smith, John Romano or John Perrone, the trippy trinity arrested at Georgetown Saturday for attempting to make the psychedelic drug DMT (which seems to be nicknamed "spice" on the message boards) from a […]

Memeorandemonium: Georgetown Freshmen And The Near Death Hallucinogens, Nancy Pelosi 33% More Popular Than Sarah Palin

Sometimes when you find yourself drowning in what Howie Kurtz calls the "Politico-Huffpo-blog-industrial waste complex", asphyxiated by memes and grasping futilely for answers, it can help to open a clean new window and start G-chatting with a friend, ha as if. So anyway, I spent some time this morning G-chatting with one Mike Riggs while […]

Wash Times Ed On Washington Times LLC Bankruptcy Thing: “First I’ve Heard Of It”

Few Das Krapital readers probably know this but the first Marxist I ever knew was actually a guy I met during five gruesome* months I spent working on the metro desk of the Washington Times. (He did not make the ideology seem particularly appealing, but that's another story.) Anyway so the Moonie paper has always […]

Dear Secretly Sadistic Conservative Heartbreaker Helen “Boxing Helen” Rittelmeyer, Some Thoughts On Your Penance

It was perhaps the single most captivating moment in the history of heterosexual conservative romance. But Todd Seavey chewed out his ex Helen Rittelmeyer on a C-Span Book TV panel for young conservatives on Monday, viewers were left wondering if the wholesome young Catholic woman in the studiously modest blouse before their eyes could really […]

Dear Todd Seavey, Now That You Have Shown Us Your Balls, A Little Advice On Where To Use Them

It was perhaps the single most captivating moment in the history of heterosexual conservative romance. But when libertarian and self-professed "punk conservative" Todd Seavey chewed out his ex-girlfriend, National Review staffer Helen Rittelmeyer, on C-Span's Book TV Monday, viewers were left wondering what it all meant. Did Helen really cheat on Todd with numerous males in the […]

Charles Lane, The Washington Post’s Unsung Champion Of The Rich And Powerful

Yesterday the Wall Street Journal columnist Daniel Henninger hailed the Chilean miner rescue as a "smashing victory for free-market capitalism." In addition to Onion-grade self-parody, Henninger was also, he fully conceded, courting charges of "churlishness" to make such a claim "amid the boundless human joy of the minders' liberation" — but these, he insists, are […]

The Michelle Rhee Glamour Shot That Was Too Hot For The Internet

I was a little worried the shocking news of Michelle Rhee's resignation would be eclipsed by those Chilean miners but ha ha ha no I was not of course come on we are not talking about the "property rights armageddon" here no way was the Post going to miss the opportunity to run another massive […]

Post Writer’s Kid Explains How ‘Reading’ Can Be A Dating Dealbreaker

Sometimes when there is nothing much going on in the world and your section has already profiled the senior senator from Hawaii, it can be helpful to take a walk down the hall to the archives morgue, find a bound volume from some random year of that earlier simpler age when people still read newspapers […]

Once TBD Goes Black They Find It Remarkably Easy To Go Back To Smug, Unendingly Self-Promotional And Only Ever Inadvertently Funny White Ways

There is a lot to be corrected about this town, such that I sometimes don't know where to begin, but this post on TBD pretty concisely encapsulates much of what plagues our white people. I can't really do it justice, because I have real work to do, but here's one attempt: Due to an editing […]