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Washington journo explores bomb exploding blocks from White House... The Week's Marc Ambinder really must've been scratching his head going, 'How can I scare the shit out of reporters working near 16th and K?' Today he gets all our imaginations going with a 'what if' story on an imaginary suitcase nuke blowing up in downtown Washington at the aforementioned streets, which, yes, is a block and a half from my office as well as that of The Washington Free Beacon and The Hill, among others. Ambinder's got 8 tips to help you survive such a disaster, most of which don't sound so bad actually. Read the story

Capitol Police Chief claims cops are not ‘media police’

11:45 AM 04/15/2014

In the wake of an incident with a Capitol Police Officer and a BloombergBNA reporter last month, Capitol Police Chief Kim Dine is assuring that his officers are not "media police."

Morning Mirror

10:41 AM 04/15/2014

What Passover is all about, right? 

Bath Time

4:58 PM 04/14/2014

Rep. Vance McAllister gets The New York Times treatment... If you haven't gotten enough of the kissing congressman – you can't really get too much, right? – NYT has a feature on the recent ordeal, complete with regular folk from his conservative Louisiana district, some of whom don't care what he did, many of whom do. Patsy Edmondson has an important question: “If Jindal is going to ask him to resign, why is it not right for David Vitter to resign?” Vitter is a Republican Louisiana senator who slept with prostitutes but got reelected anyhow. His scandal surfaced in 2007. Read the story.

BREAKING: Breitbart’s Boyle has a girlfriend?

4:12 PM 04/14/2014

Spring has sprung.

Want to go clubbing with Paris Hilton for $20?

2:36 PM 04/14/2014

Washington is about to get a whole lot blonder.

Professional radio bro wants to be ABC’s next Bachelor

1:40 PM 04/14/2014

WTOP radio news assistant Chris Cichon (pronounced Chee-on) wants to be the next bachelor for ABC's "The Bachelor" or "The Bachelorette." So last Thursday night he showed up to a casting call in Maryland.

Two male journalists discuss their pussies

10:45 AM 04/14/2014

This may be the most embarrassing conversation we've come across in the last two weeks. Come on, guys, think you can discuss your respective pussies elsewhere?

Morning Mirror

9:23 AM 04/14/2014

BOLD QUOTE OF THE DAY: "Maybe I should just say get the government out of my fucking snatch, you know?" - V.P. Selina Meyer, played by Julia Louis-Dreyfus on HBO's Veep. On last night's episode, Dreyfus' character was trying to figure out her position on abortion.

Ezra Klein ‘stunned’ by all the pessimism with media

12:30 AM 04/12/2014

A week into the launch of Vox Media, New York mag interviewed Ezra Klein, who wants to clear up several points of contention. He'd also like people to get excited. Can everyone stop with the negativity and be more positive about his new endeavor? "Sometimes I read this stuff and I’m just stunned by the pessimism in it," he told New York mag regarding the new strains of journalism sites out there. "I’m just stunned by how much people feel like nothing is ever going to work out."

5 Dumbest Tweets of the Week

4:04 PM 04/11/2014

And now for the dumbest part of the week...

Man dramatizes Reggie Love’s lunch date

3:37 PM 04/11/2014

A man calling himself Elmer Thomas Williams (Twitter handle: @CommonSense39) took my story on Reggie Love this week and dramatized it into a video. He dons dark shades just like Reggie's, he sings, he dances. The name he gave his YouTube video: "Obama's body man Reggie Love says it was HARD being Obama's girl."

1 week old pre-mature twin girls

Separated at Birth: One my editors, Christopher Bedford

2:45 PM 04/11/2014

Always risky doing this with an editor who can chop my copy to bits. But what the hell?

Morning Mirror

10:34 AM 04/11/2014

DEFIANT QUOTE OF THE DAY: "I like kale. Go fuck yourselves." -- Washington Monthly contributor Sam Knight.

Bath Time

11:02 PM 04/10/2014

On writing elegantly... Michael Dirda, a Pulitzer Prize-winning book critic for The Washington Post, writes about the elegance of simple writing in a story in The American Scholar. He has a host of writing tricks he employs. Most of all he believes in not writing phony. An excerpt: "Instead, I listen carefully to the rhythm and flow of my sentences, pay attention to my word choices—the thesaurus is always near at hand—and try to convey a slightly nonchalant air, as if my essays and reviews were casually tossed off in about 20 minutes." Read here.

BuzzFeed hosts anti-WHCD party for second year in a row

5:14 PM 04/10/2014

BuzzFeed is bailing on the White House Correspondents' Dinner once again this year to host their own cooler "Bowties & Burgers" party with Facebook at the Jack Rose Saloon in Washington's Adams Morgan neighborhood.

Separated at Birth: Fox5′s Emily Miller

3:52 PM 04/10/2014

Emily Miller, who recently left The Washington Times as an opinion editor for Washington's Fox5, where she'll be chief investigative reporter, is the spitting image of a photograph that's all over the net. Her twin is the woman who appears in the Christian Mingle dating website ads. Miller, too, is Christian, and has taught bible studies at her church in Georgetown. No word on whether the woman in the ad likes to shoot guns like Emily, author of Emily's Gets Her Gun.

Reggie Love on life after White House: ‘Like a drug to be out of there’

3:39 PM 04/10/2014

President Obama's former body man Reggie Love is -- ahem -- loving life. Specifically, life outside the White House.

Washington editor lands role in HBO’s ‘Veep’

1:55 PM 04/10/2014

We have something of a thespian in our midst.