Famous Friday Round Up
Weather: At least DC is consistent. Washingtonians will be experiencing temperatures as high as 91 during this sunny DC weekend with 0% precipitation, calling for frosty beverages and chilling rooftop pools.
Awesome events you can attend this weekend: Head over to enjoy Jazz in the Garden; Head to the Ballpark for a Nats game with tickets selling for as low as $5; Don’t miss out on DC’s music festival, Trillecto; Dance your heart out at the Silent Disco in Dupont Circle; Grab a canoe at the Key Bridge Boathouse for some fun with friends on the Potomac.
We would have done the same thing; It physically hurts to look at this kid that broke his fall with $1.5m painting; It’s official, Serial will never end; Instagram photographers to follow in all 50 states (but not DC); One-star reviews of the national parks are everything; We’ve seen worse weathermen than Pierce Brosnan; The ice bucket challenge actually made a difference; No no no nononono; Noooooooo (part 2); This has to be some kind of elaborate Stefon joke; Does the media even know what a hoverboard is; Hoping to sit next to a baby that has pretty good jokes for a baby on our next flight; In case you’re ever stuck in a black hole; Amazon announces one-hour alcohol delivery; Excitement is building around a Trump-Camacho ticket; Buzz, don’t leave for Mars without us.
The human autopens of Capitol Hill; It’s pineapple and pearls; Peta is pissed at the National Zoo; Expose on single, unemployed mother leeching off the government; And why are baby pandas so tiny anyway?; Julianne Moore will not take no for an answer in NOVA; Sometimes kids need a book, ok?; And sometimes, people really need free tea. And a dollar; We love DC instas IRL; Districtland: The Show; Here’s your weekly reminder you live somewhere expensive; Robert Sirico highlights the Pope’s upcoming visit to Washington, D.C; 5 takeaways from the Gulf Coast Energy Conference by Cameron Smith; Feel good story of the day; Communicator reunion starring Lindsey Mask, Greg Crist and JB!; We’re going to bring a bagged lunch for a bit until this mess gets resolved.
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Famous birthday wishes for Nika Ranieri; You have negative four days to take Emily Dahl to Vegas again for her birthday; happy birthday to DC legend Theresa Spinola; Aly Casey better be doing something fun; Katie Scollin Flowers; Ethan Mattos; Cody Rivera; Ana Carolina Hoff; Sarah Feldman; Eliza Kaye; Samantha Dalka; Lisa Game Pritchard; Caitlyn Orta; Kat Prime; Emily Piegay; Cassie Becker; Ashlee Nadolinski; Hannah Delfavero; Kari Pederson; Jessica Herrara-Flanigan; Marty Kady; Ellen Carmichael; Alex Skatell; Steve Dutton; Emilie Udell; Tom Wilbur – keep grinding; Jennifer Strong; Mattie Duppler; Alex Schriver; Leland Vittert; Amy Auth; Hunter Nedd; Jack Smart; Markwayne Mullin, Martha Roby, Dave Brat, Glenn Thompson, William Lacy Clay, Ryan Zimmerman, Diana DeGette, Jeff Denham, Denny Heck, Sean Patrick Maloney, Melissa Bona, Heather Stansbury, Siena Lester, Angela B. Pan.
A special happy birthday to Brian Marshall Johnson! Hope you can party as hard as you lobby.
Tommy McFly is the future of everything; Morgan Hungerford West is killing it; Amber Niblock is the coolest resident of Fairfax that we know; who’s going to Dîner en Blanc?; Nick and Alicia Meads have the patience of saints; Loren Aho is a proud dad; Josh Kersey has 40,000 unread emails; did you get a CRAFT coozie this week?; Morgan Gress is calling you out Josh Shultz– Get to the birthday bash today!; John Bresnahan and Chris Cillizza do NOT want you jogging in place at the red light. Take a break. RunKeeper will understand; Brace yourself: college football is coming. #SOON; Please also give Alex Finland, Kristen Soltis Andersen, Freddy Barnes, Alex Schriver, Ben Howard, Jon Downs and Doug Andres a hug as they all start to realize their teams will lose 3-4 games this season; The Patru’s are on a beach; Mark Bryant only rides in Teslas; Todd Boulanger looks great in banana yellow pants; Ask Casey Phillips about his roadside photoshoot; Tropical Storm Erika is leaning back towards our friends in Florida; We’re pretty sure Tyler Roberts is never coming back from Alaska; Question: Does Jon Grella still use a Blackberry device?; Good luck on your Chicago adventure, Samantha DeZur. DC will miss you!
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Shane Goldmacher moves to Politico from National Journal, where he will undoubtedly make gold; Huge round of applause for Tarini Parti as she moves to Buzzfeed News to cover Capitol Hill; One of the best, Nikki Schwab, is headed to DailyMail.com to cover DC and 2016 (h/t Andrew Beaujon); Josh Stinchcomb is the new managing director of Conde Nast’s 23 Stories; Thomas Hammer comes to IBT Media as the senior vice president of sales; White House veteran, Kate Bedingfield is Joe Biden’s new communications director.
That old platform was so Summer ’15