Posts Tagged ‘Vladimir Djordjevic’

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Yesterday, the c-word—chivalry—arose in the comments section of this blog, in the context of the outdated gender code's unfairness to men.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 [...]

Good Guys Trial: The Prosecution Closes

Prosecutors delivered their closing arguments this morning in the case against Vasile Graure, a truck driver accused of setting fire to Glover Park strip club Good Guys last year. Graure is charged with seven counts of assault with intent to kill, one count of arson, two of burglary, and one of mayhem.
"Don't play with fire," [...]

Good Guys Trial: The Victim’s Doctor

Dr. James C. Jeng of the Washington Hospital Center's burn surgery unit began treating Vladimir Djordjevic shortly after he was burned at Good Guys strip club on the evening of Nov. 3, 2007. Jeng says that when Djordjevic arrived, he had suffered burns on 95 percent of his body. Nearly all were third degree—the type [...]

Good Guys Trial: Waitresses Testify

Two Good Guys waitresses were called to the stand today in the trial of Romanian citizen Vasile Graure, the man accused of setting the club on fire last November. Valerie Kremer, 29, who left her job at the club in September, was working the night shift at the club on the evening of Nov. 3, [...]