Posts Tagged ‘Good Guys’

On Chivalry and Internalized Misogyny

Yesterday, the c-word—chivalry—arose in the comments section of this blog, in the context of the outdated gender code's unfairness to men. Ah, chivalry: That old code of behavior that men must follow in order to protect the "honor" of women they know. Through chivalry, a woman's honor becomes a man's responsibility; her honor brings honor [...]

City Paper‘s Best of D.C. Poll: Get Your Sex Preferences On

The Washington City Paper's Best Of D.C. reader's poll debuts today, and we're inviting District residents to file their favorites in the worlds of food, drink, shopping—and, of course, the commercialized end of sex. Need some inspiration? Let's revisit some ghosts of Sexist past for possible nominees in the poll's sex-related categories, from Best Strip [...]

Good Guys Arsonist Sentenced to 30 Years

Vasile Graure, the man convicted of setting fire to Glover Park strip club Good Guys in 2007, was sentenced to 30 years in prison yesterday. I covered Graure's trial in-depth last year.
Photo by Darrow Montgomery.

Good Guys Arsonist to Be Sentenced Tomorrow

Vasile Graure, the Arizona truck driver convicted of setting fire to Glover Park strip club Good Guys in 2007, will be sentenced tomorrow morning at 9:30 a.m. The sentencing has been postponed several times already this year. Maybe tomorrow, we'll finally get it over with.
On November 20, 2008, Graure was convicted of the following [...]

Calling All Strip Clubs

Boy, is it hard to get a stripper to take your phone call. I've called a lot of strip clubs in my day, and it's always the same: You call. You get a grainy message listing off the names of the strippers you can see that evening. You're told to call another number to get [...]

J.P.’s Strip Club Finally Consumed By Flames, Prudes

The final chapter has closed on the saga of J.P.'s Night Club, the embattled Glover Park strip club that burst into flames last year. According to DCMud, shit's gettin' razed:
The District's Department of Consumer and Regulatory Affairs has consented to a raze order filed in October by the owners of Glover Park's gentlemen's dance venue, [...]

Nevermind About That Good Guys Sentencing

The U.S. Attorney's Office informs me that today's sentencing of Vasile Graure—the man convicted of setting fire to Glover Park strip club Good Guys—has been continued until March 20. This is the second continuance for Graure—his original sentencing date was set for January 13.

Good Guys Arsonist to be Sentenced Today

Vasile Graure,the 38-year-old Arizona truck driver convicted of setting fire to Glover Park strip club Good Guys last year, will be sentenced today by Judge Robert I. Richter. As I reported in November, Graure was convicted on thirteen counts—including assault with intent to kill, assault with a dangerous weapon, arson, and mayhem. At that time, [...]

Last Week’s Most Popular Blog Posts: Virgin Vampire Edition

The week in the Sexist:
1. Good Guys Trial: What Graure Could Face
2. In Defense of Abstinence-Only Vampirism
3. Capitol Pill: Rite Aid
4. Pro-Choice? Would You Perform an Abortion?
5. Sarah Palin Thanksgiving Video Corner

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Good Guys Trial: What Graure Could Face

Yesterday, Vasile Graure was convicted on thirteen counts—including assault with intent to kill, assault with a dangerous weapon, arson, and mayhem—in connection with the fire that ravaged Glover Park strip club Good Guys last year. A sentencing hearing in the case won't be held until Jan. 13 of next year, but the U.S. Attorney's Office [...]

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