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  FamousDC readers have been emailing about the media band, Suspicious Package, so we reached out to them for a Famous 5 interview. Luckily for all of us, they decided to play along. Do you know anyone FamousDC should ask 5 questions? Let us know — [email protected] 1) If Suspicious …

They’re two of the funniest political celebrities to ever stumble upon YouTube. They have a cult following, tons of fans, sweet gear and if you’ve missed them thus far- well, welcome to the internet. They’re Jackie and Dunlap – the most hilarious redneck duo ever to grace our web page. …

We finally caught up with DC media legend Patrick Gavin, editor of one of our favorite blogs, FishbowlDC.  Below are his Famous 5 Questions: 1) You’re constantly updating from various news sources, but what are the three news sites you start your day with? Drudge, Wake Up Call, and Yeas …

She’s the mysterious character that occasionally pops up on the FamousDC radar screen.  And as we know from our inbox, she seems to be popular, so we set out to find more out about what makes the “Hot File” so hot. Here are her Famous 5 questions. 1) Worst pick-up …

Yesterday we featured Part One of our interview with Capitol Hill’s newest celebrity and lot’s of you stopped by to check it out. Today, it’s time for the second part of our interview with Chef Spike, owner of Good Stuff Eatery. 1) If John McCain were to stop by, what …

He’s the hottest celebrity on Capitol Hill right now- he also serves up some of the meanest burgers in town.  His name is Chef Spike and you haven’t heard of him – you might consider leaving the crawl space in your mother’s basement. Spike Mendelsohn , a former contestant on …

Much like smokers need their morning fix of nicotine, so do political junkies – and for most, it comes in the form of Hotline’s Wake-Up Call – and for those chain-smoking junkies, there’s always Last Call!  And who might be the pushers who ensure the political crack gets delivered each …

Lately, our loyal reader base has requested that we do more clever interviews.  Naturally, we don’t want to disappoint, so we’ve decided to expand our  “Famous 5” section of the site to also include what we hope will be some not-so-typical interviews. We shall call it, Famous 5 Questions.  Brilliant. …

  The District Chatter recently came up with 5 reasons to be nice to tourists. One of our favorite tipsters took offense to this list and decided to respond to each of them. District Chatter: 5. These people are spending money in our city. Sales tax equals cash flow. Money …

We were fortunate enough to get Matt Harding, Internet super star , to slow down long enough to respond to a few of our questions. And while this post has nothing to do with the typical political tomfoolery we generally write about- it is about a young man’s determination to …

We recently interviewed Nicole Sexton, former NRSC Finance Director, and author of “Party Favors,” a fictional account [or so they say…] of the dirty world of political fundraising. Sexton, who penned this work of “fiction” after she left the NRSC, assures us that her book wasn’t an attempt at making …

On Monday morning, Capitol Hill resident Chris Frates got into his car only to discover he had been robbed – of gas. What makes this mildly entertaining, Frates is a reporter for the Politico. Patrick Gavin thinks it’s “further proof that normal, everyday people hate reporters.” We tend to agree. …

No trip to Dewey is complete without a carton of smokes, bottle of booze, SPF 15 and a good book for the beach. Before you head out for the sun and surf this year, be sure to grab one of these books for your trip. Thank You for Smoking Christopher …

Below is a list of five DC blogs you should check out, if you haven’t already. DCist Think Washington is boring? Well, don’t tell that to Somer Mathis of DCist- one of the area’s favorite blogs. DCist keeps your cultural appetite whetted with the local art and music scene, all …

Last week we posted about two college Democrats who are garnering a lot of attention lately. Lauren Wolfe and Awais Khaleel, President and Vice President of the College Democrats – aren’t ordinary college students- they are students with super-powers, who happen to be superdelegates. Because the Democratic Presidential nomination might …