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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 …

This week we are highlighting the 5 Most Ridiculous Twitter Updates. In case you have a life and don’t know what Twitter is – it’s a microblog for nerds who can’t get enough blogging in on a daily basis.  It’s utterly useless, but entertaining for us. [*note, names have been left …

The 5 Best Places for Brunch in D.C. Tabard Inn (downtown) This place feels like home. Once you walk in you’ll never believe you’re in the middle of the city. It is warm, cozy, and the food is great. The service is fast and courteous – but this place gets …

5 best political videos on youtube President George W. Bush on Global Warming [Scientific Data] Obama’s “Yes We Can” Speech Remix [will.i.am] Chris Farley as Newt Gingrich [Don’t Kill Big Bird] Rahm for Vice President [Words That Start With F] Vote Different – [ParkRidge47] (added 3/5/07)

Welcome to the latest feature of FamousDC called the Famous 5. Every week we’ll highlight 5 of the strangest, funniest, dumbest, coolest or most shocking things we’ve read that week. As always, if you have suggestions, don’t be shy – email us at tips AT famousdc DOT COM 5 worst …