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Marion Barry Wants to Release a Biopic About His Life Before HBO Does

Heads up, Tinseltown: Ward 8 Councilmember Marion Barry is looking for someone to tell his story in celluloid. The mayor-for-life told LL earlier this week that he's in a race against time to get a film about his life made.
Dedicated Barry watchers will remember that HBO Films is already working on a Barry biopic. Unhappy about how [...]

George Pelecanos: Vote Shallal!

Two years ago, LL nominated neo-noir novelist George Pelecanos for D.C. mayor. He'd be the perfect candidate to really grit up the city, Silver Spring residency aside.
Pelecanos didn't take LL up on the offer, but he's getting involved in District politics anyway. Mayoral hopeful and Busboys & Poets owner Andy Shallal says he's received Pelecanos' endorsement.
Pelecanos read [...]