Waka Flocka Flame Loves FamousDC
Waka Flocka Flame at Sundance, getting down with FamousDC at The Collective opening reception. Follow #FamousSundance for more play-by-play from the ground.
That’s a Wrap: Cap South Season Finale
If you’ve yet to catch the web series Cap South, you’re missing out. Cap South takes a humorous, and often times over the top look at everyday life on Capitol Hill. After enjoying a lot of success and plenty of good ink this past season, the final episode was posted …
A Birthday Party Invite Only Fit For D.C.
Chris Moody spotted a very unique birthday invite that only people in D.C. would appreciate. People who work in politics and live in Washington, D.C. are, well, different. Our lives are consumed and defined by work, and sometimes we send invitations to birthday parties that look like this: Via Yahoo …
HiddenDC: Sweet Stuff
Today we fired up the time machine to bring you a taste of 1957 in 2013. Clement’s Bakery is on a block of G Street NW and sits vacant alongside equally empty neighbors: Graphix Tattoos and some “Italian Kitchen.” Clement’s Pastry Shop was started in 1928, in a different location, …
Today in Congress: Rep. Hank Johnson Gave a Floor Speech About Balloons
Imagine a world without balloons.
Best #ShirtyBusiness Tweets?
Send us the best Tweets you see. Come on Internets, don’t let us down. Some of our favorites: SCOOP: #Shirtybusiness offered wrinkle-free junkets, says source close to the vest. — Oliver Griswold (@originalgriz) February 11, 2013 Working at Joseph A. Banks #shirtybusiness — Hayes Brown (@HayesBrown) February 11, 2013 A …
Vatican Public Relations
As we’re all watching the news focus shift to the retirement of Pope Benedict XVI, let’s remember that the Vatican knows how to drive and control global news cycles. The Vatican released the announcement at 6 am Eastern on a Monday morning, had video ready to roll-out and an army …
While You’re Watching TV, Don Seymour is Working
This morning the Today Show did a segment on Capitol Hill staffers and their love of mobile devices. When producers showed an example of an iPhone and Blackberry in action, up popped an email from Don Seymour. Always working… h/t ML
Celebrity Sighting: Manti Te’o Girlfriend with Clint Eastwood
Lennay Kekua spotted with Clint Eastwood
One DC Speed Camera Made More This Year Than Bryce Harper
Washington Post: Single District speed camera: 116,734 tickets worth $11.6 million
Typo in a Story About a Typo
So meta CQ-Roll Call: Democrats Won’t Consent to Typo Fix Doug Andres, a spokesman for the House Rules Committee, said the correct version of the bill had been reported from the Judiciary and Oversight and Government Reform committees. But because of a “clerical error” introduced in the Rules Comittee print, …
Washington Journo Adventure [Recycled Post]
So you want to be a DC journalist? Before wading into the unknown, take a spin around the DC Journo Board and see if you’re able to escape with your dignity intact. Look out for angry flacks, disgruntled Members of Congress and the occasional unfriendly editor. If you’re lucky, you’ll …
Do You Inspire Anyone? I want to…
…but then they danced down the street like dingledodies, and I shambled after as usual as I’ve been doing all my life after people that interest me, because the only people that interest me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, desirous of …
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Etch A Sketch Sales Skyrocket
We had the FamousDC research team crunch the numbers from today’s Etch a Sketch sales. All of the facts are based on Twitter mentions, Facebook likes, raw Amazon data and the speed at which Santorum-supported microsites popped up online. We will update as additional precincts report.