Friday Round Up
#GUESTEDITOR MEGAN WILSON Journalist at The Hill “They say that personnel is policy, and I’ve got a bottle of whiskey under my desk. Happy hour starts when the Roundup goes out, right?“ Weather: Near-record highs all weekend long ought to work nicely with your sunny day outfit selections and beverage pairings (read: …
Friday Round Up
Weather: It’s about to be so hot that D.C. has become home to the Scorch Trials. High of 99, an index of 110 and sun all weekend with a slight chance of rain on Sunday. Thanks a lot global warming. Awesome events you can attend this weekend: Love being outside, live music …
10 Reasons Why Harrison Ford Would Make a Better President Than Hillary or Trump
Although he has been called many names over the years — Han Solo, Indiana Jones, President James Marshall, Jack Ryan, Dr. Richard Kimble — Harrison Ford is known as an American patriot who possesses every critical fiber of political swagger one needs to capture the 2016 presidency. In a time …
100 Days of Trump
By now this should no longer come as a shock, Donald Trump is leading in the Republican Primary polls – okay it’s still shocking – but it is, in fact, a reality. And as the country draws closer and closer to determining who the party nominee will be, we were …
FamousDC meets FamousCLE
So- we went to Cleveland, and threw an epic party. We’d like to say a very special thank you to GOPAC Education Fund and American Freedom Builders for allowing us to partner with them for this awesome event. The night would not have been possible without their incredibly generous support. …
Snapchat: Lunch and Learn
Thanks to our friends at NJI Media and Bryant Row, FamousDC had the honor of co-hosting a very special event with Snapchat this week. Rob Saliterman, Snapchat’s director of political ad sales, paid us a visit and told us all about how the app is embedding advertisements into Snapchat stories, …
Michelle Obama Lifts White House Photography Ban
What’s going on? Oh it’s just Michelle Obama being a boss… again. Today, she literally ripped up the sign that bans visitors from snapping photos in the White House. Can you say, White House selfie?* *Selfie sticks are still banned 🙁
Rand Paul Finds Medium for His Flat-Tax Message: Snapchat
The Politicians are all about snapchat, and Rand Paul is using it to promote his new flat tax plan. So if you happen to live in Iowa, Nevada, New Hampshire or South Carolina, the first Snapchat ad for a presidential candidate has arrived.
How to Run for Office in the United States
It seems like everyday we have a new politician announcing their candidacy for the 2016 presidential race. Is there some sort of unwritten guide that us common folk haven’t cued in on? We nailed down a few key steps that will surely have you on your way to joining the federal government as an elected official, whether in the Oval Office or House Office Buildings.
Hyper Hill: Worthy in Suburbia
10 suburban restaurants you should [visit the burbs to experience] DC got real nerdy this weekend [and the photos are awesome] Kendrick Lamar kicked Sweetgreen’s CEO [off the stage this weekend] Storms in the DMV area were destructive [but did produce cool photos] Photo by John Sonderman submitted to the …
Celebrities: They’re Just Like Us!
They’re in DC! via They visit Adams Morgan! via They take selfies at an unimpressive distance from White House! Shailene and I are shooting in front of the White House today! #Snowden pic.twitter.com/ArtG9B29bw — Joseph Gordon-Levitt (@hitRECordJoe) April 7, 2015 They’re filming their future feature film, Snowden! via What a …
The White House Easter Egg Roll: Sometimes Terrible
New York Magazine has gathered an impressive collection of photos of children not having a great time at the White House Easter Egg Roll. It’s amazing. You should look at it.
Billy Eichner Yells at Michelle Obama to Promote Healthy Eating
Billy Eichner, Big Bird, an old lady, and First Lady Michelle Obama. ‘Nuff said. Billy On The Street with First Lady Michelle Obama, Big Bird, And Elena!!! from Funny Or Die
Photox Solves the Geopolitical Image Crisis
By popular demand, we partnered up with our friends over at Photox again for a little fun with some of our favorite politicos.
Apple Bottom Robes, Gavels with the Fur #Kagan
In what looks to be THE defining endorsement, 2 Live Crew has endorsed Kagan for Supreme Court This has FamousDC written all over it. We created our own 2 Live Crew playlist of songs to endorse Elena Kagan: Apple Bottom Robes, Gavels with the Fur Shake It, Shake It Real …