#NATIONAL Japan beats Scotland for best whiskey title; Facebook wants to help fight ebola; Grover Norquist is the “winner” this year; the Berlin Wall, made out of balloons; don’t take daylight for granted; where you can’t shop on Thanksgiving day; how to fix Congress; another Toy Story? okay; definition of a bad day – you contract ebola and your engagement ring is destroyed;
#DISTRICT Give kids coats this winter (and drink) with the Hillvets Pub Crawl; Two Metrobuses crash into each other; Maryland principal punches kid in the face; LivingSocial is still not doing great; the Foo Fighters are coming here and this time you can buy tickets online; here are some realistic tips on how to host Friendsgiving; here are gritty social rules about Friendsgiving; Crazy old Willie Nelson; we could be the next big crowdfunding spot; Dave Catanese is good at karaoke; this Feasting Famously column with the brains behind Exposed Brick DC will make you crave food AND a new apartment; more about Maryland oysters;
#MEDIAMOVES by @StoryPartners: Over at the Washington Post, Stephen P. Gibson was named CFO and VP of finance and administration, Beth Diaz was named VP of audience development and analytics and Kristine Coratti was named VP of communications. Washington Examiner hired Eddie Scarry to start the Media Desk with T. Becket Adams, and also hired Sarah Westwood and Ethan Barton as investigative reporters and Claire Daniel as a social media strategist. WTTG FOX 5 hired Marina Marraco as a reporter and Patrick Paolini was named VP and GM and Paul McGonagle was named VP and news director. WSJ’s Peggy Noonan officially joins CBS News as a contributor. The one-and-only Nick Massella is leaving Fishbowl DC for PBS NewsHour as director of audience engagement and communications. A very Happy Birthweek to CBS’s “Face the Nation” and NBC’s “Meet the Press,” which turn 60 and 67, respectively.
#BYE Get to a whiskey bar with a fireplace, stat.