American Gaming Association Tips Off March Madness
In what’s becoming an annual event, FamousDC teamed up last night with the American Gaming Association to tip off March Madness mayhem. Political debate was set aside for the most important contest of the evening – the NCAA basketball tournament. Guests mingled, buzzers beat and brackets busted as large screen TVs …
Friday Round Up
Weather: You thought you’d just roll right into spring without winter, didn’t you? Well, that’s not the case – at least for this weekend, as DC is back on track toward winter temperatures. The rest of today will see clouds and a slight breeze with highs in the mid 40s and …
NPF Rings in Forty Years of Success
The National Press Foundation celebrated forty years of distinguished journalism last week, but the annual awards dinner was far from dated. Held for the first time in the Marriott Marquee of Downtown DC, the new venue was a big hit. FamousDC welcomed VIP guests, hosts, chairs, and awards winners to the …
What does a #Natitude playoff Friday game at 3:07 pm mean to DC?
Nats fans -Tag/tweet us your pics at @FamousDC / @Famous_DC! We’ll pick the best and give away an hour worth of a free open bar for you and a guest at our next Happy Hour. Make sure you’re on the list here Photo by Keith Allison 1. Tons of OUT OF …
Oh, The Crawford-Blank Wedding Food Review; Oh, the Late ’90s Hotline Style
As told by Howard Mortman Oh, the fettucine alfredo. Oh, the Rigatoni in a slightly spicy tomato sauce. Oh, the Ninth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which you can’t eat so we won’t bold. It was a rare joint outing for Mr. and Mrs. Extreme as we celebrated the marriage of Craig Crawford and David Blank, a history-making event that broke down all the traditional walls of American weddings by doing what was once unthinkable but now seems to nothing short of the “in” thing: That’s right, they served garlic. Years ago and even last week, this might have been met with conventional civilization’s shudder and shrieks and a few egads; but now, isn’t everyone everywhere rushing to announce press release-backed support for serving of garlic at a wedding reception?
C-SPAN Crushing the Record Books With Video of Obama’s WHCD Speech
If you have yet to figure out that C-SPAN is a dominant new media force, this should help: C-SPAN’s WHCD video featuring President Obama’s remarks, has been viewed on YouTube over 7,200,000 times. This means it has now surpassed the previous most-viewed Obama video on YouTube, the March 18, 2008 …
Famous Statuary Hall #FamousMugShots
FamousDC mugs are popping up all kinds of places these days. Facebook’s DC HQ with Katie Harbath Page Six in NYC with Tara Palmeri C-SPAN with Jeremy Art ABC News with Rick Klein CQ-Roll Call with Tom Williams C-SPAN with Howard Mortman POLITICO with Meredith Shiner And now there’s a …
FamousDC: Adam Sharp @AdamS
New York Times’ Ashley Parker: Twitter, as a Helpmate, Goes to Capitol Hill Now Mr. Sharp, a 32-year-old with brown hair, glasses and a sprinkling of pale freckles across his face, is the human embodiment of Twitter, an energetic and smiling ambassador for that ubiquitous blue bird, ready and willing …
Extreme Famous Morning Coffee
C-SPAN’s Howard Mortman takes his morning coffee Famous. We hope Mr. Extreme continues to keep his coffee classy. We’re sure that he has no idea what we had to go through to get our gift over to C-SPAN world headquarters.
#snOMG Photos Piling Up
Leave it to CSPAN’s Howard Mortman to capture a #snOMG picture that happens to have a CSPAN ad prominently featured.
Extreme Mortman’s Facebook Update [He’s Still Got It]
From the status of Howard Mortman: Tonite at WH: Letting off Anger Steam … Will they appoint a Pabst Blue Ribbon Commission? … background music by will.i.amstel? … They prob won’t serve Beck’s … And if the talk goes poorly and they can’t stay the Coors, will they bring out …
1600 Twitter Avenue
C-SPAN has video of White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs on why the White House blocks Twitter.
President Obama’s Keynote Address – 2009 RTCA Dinner
Video courtesy of C-SPAN: President Obama was the keynote speaker at the 2009 Radio and TV Correspondents’ Dinner. Presidents traditionally poke fun at themselves, their administration and the journalists who cover Washington. This video includes President Obama’s entire remarks from the dinner.
BREAKING: Mike Allen Spotted Without Blackberry
Politico’s Mike Allen was spotted with C-SPAN’s Howard Mortman — and Mike didn’t have his trusty blackberry in hand. FamousDC was able to secure the only known photograph of The Playbook sans blackberry taken since January 23, 2007. When asked about the beltway brain trust meeting, both parties provided the …