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John Kerry, Jeff Bezos celebrate official opening of new Washington Post headquarters

Senators, CEOs, movie stars, and even actual royalty once strode through the doors of The Washington Post’s former headquarters on 15th Street NW during the half-century the newspaper was housed there. On Thursday, The Post officially began a new era in modernized offices just a few blocks away with a ceremony that included Secretary of State John […]

Misty Copeland visits historic African-American ballet school in Washington

It shouldn’t be easy to miss the Jones-Haywood Dance School in Northwest Washington. The ballet academy has been training African-American children since 1941. It counts some of Broadway’s best among its alumni. There’s even a plaque...Show More Summary

Can anyone guess what this commercial starring Lil’ Wayne and George Washington is about?

On Wednesday, Apartments.com released a 15-second teaser to what we assume will be the rental search engine’s big Super Bowl ad. For reasons still unknown, the spot stars Mr. Weezy F. Baby, otherwise known as rapper Lil’ Wayne, and George Washington, otherwise known as the first president of the United States. In it, Washington, in all […]

Virginia Gov. McAuliffe gets a cameo on AMC spy drama ‘Turn’

A governor’s typical work uniform goes something like this: suits, mostly, plus the occasional khakis-and-button-down ensemble. Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe, though, donned a Revolutionary War general’s getup — powdered wig and all — for a recent workday. He has a cameo in the upcoming third season of the AMC spy drama “Turn,” which films in and around Richmond, […]

Comedians at Sanders benefit take aim at Clinton’s ‘cankles’ and Bernie’s hair

A bunch of A-list comedians, including Sarah Silverman and Kevin Nealon,  put on a benefit show for Sen. Bernie Sanders’s presidential campaign Tuesday night at the famed Laugh Factory in Los Angeles. Sanders has drawn the support of top comics, despite — as our colleague Ben Terris has noted — not being the biggest barrel of […]

Huckabee’s Adele parody campaign video: Like ‘Hello,’ with more pork chop

While Hillary is trying to “dab” her way into the White House, Mike Huckabee is embracing his inner pop diva. On Wednesday, the former Arkansas governor tweeted a campaign video parodying Adele’s earworm “Hello.” Unlike the original, his version is more head-scratcher than tear-jerker. "Hello from the Caucus Night. If Bernie wins I'm gonna die…" Watch […]

NASA isn’t going to touch B.o.B.’s flat-Earth rant

Don’t look for NASA to release its own diss track responding to rapper B.o.B, who has been calling out the agency as part of an ongoing Twitter tirade in which he claims that the Earth is, in fact, flat. Here’s the anthology of the bizarre-o flap: The rapper began sharing images and whack-job conspiracy theories […]

Ryan Lewis shows up at Kapnos the night concert is canceled

Hey, isn’t that … DJ Ryan Lewis, the silent partner of the progressive musical duo Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, making the most of his snow day in the District on Tuesday night? Lewis — ball cap, big black hipster glasses, parka — showed up at Kapnos on Tuesday night with a party of 10 (rapper Macklemore wasn’t among them) […]

Post-blizzard, Sen. Murkowski notes that only women turned up to run the Senate

Something was a little different in the Senate on Tuesday morning. And Sen. Lisa Murkowski noticed it. The Alaska Republican was one of only a few lawmakers in the Capitol building following the weekend blizzard, and it was her job to handle the formalities of delaying Senate business until her colleagues could get back to work. […]

The 7 best punchlines from the Trump erotica e-book that’s currently No. 1 on Amazon

On a whim last week, 22-year-old comedian Elijah Daniel decided to become a purveyor of political erotica: “I’m going to get drunk tonight and write an entire donald trump sex novel like 50 shades of grey & put it on amazon tomorrow i swear to god,” he tweeted. Four hours later “Trump Temptation: The Billionaire & The […]

Meet the stylist behind Lena Dunham’s Hillary Clinton campaign looks

Back in October, Hillary Clinton stumper Katy Perry, who also, like, sings sometimes, performed at concert for the Democratic presidential front-runner with her brunette curls crowned with a shiny red and blue turban, her curves accented by a strapless white trumpet gown, and her country trailing behind her with a billowing American flag. Not to mention […]

E Street Band drummer Max Weinberg buys Kalorama fixer-upper

Kalorama residents will soon have a new neighbor from whom to borrow a cup of sugar — and maybe score a few prime Springsteen tickets. Max Weinberg, the drummer for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, recently bought a $2.4 million home in the neighborhood with plans to renovate and eventually move in. Weinberg is something […]

Michelle Obama doesn’t let snow keep her from Soulcycle

Hey, isn’t that…Michelle Obama hitting Soulcycle in the West End on Sunday afternoon? FLOTUS might have been feeling a bit of post-blizzard cabin fever, but she didn’t seek to cure it like most of us mere mortals (read: Netflix and chill), showing up for her spin in sleek black leggings and a stocking hat, according […]

The Scene: snowstorm doesn’t dampen DC’s Mardi Gras ball

While most of Washington hunkered down to the blizzard Saturday night, one giant sold-out fete persevered. Nearly 3,000 Louisiana politicians, lobbyists, and power-brokers partied through the night at the Washington Hilton in Dupont Circle. Show More Summary

Arsenio Hall wouldn’t rat out weed-smoking Uber driver

Arsenio Hall came to Washington this weekend to host Saturday night’s scheduled BET Honors, which were canceled after the comic arrived because of the blizzard. And while he didn’t have the chance to get laughs out of the star-studded crowd, Hall still managed to endear himself in some quarters — by refusing to rat out an Uber driver […]

Celeb endorsement of the week: Demi Lovato for Hillary Clinton

Celeb: Demi Lovato, the Disney princess turned pop star whose fans seem to love her as much for her bubblegummy tunes as for her soap-operatic personal life: She’s dated a Jonas brother, struggled with an eating disorder and mental illness, and publicly feuded (then made up) with BFF Selena Gomez. Backing: Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. Lovato […]

BET Honors taping postponed because winter is coming

Snowpocalypse 2016 has claimed its first major event on the social calendar: The BET Honors. Hours after announcing the slate of performers for this year’s awards show —Fantasia, Ledisi, Mary J. Blige! — BET hit the pause button on their annual pat on the back. “Due to anticipated winter storm conditions in and around the Washington, […]

The mayors of Los Angeles, Chicago and Philadelphia hung out together in D.C. last night

Hey isn’t that … three mayors of three major U.S. cities walking into a restaurant? On Wednesday night, embattled Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and former Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter — all pals with President Obama, who’s currently in Detroit — dined together at Rasika West End. According to our tipster, the […]

Model-actress Cara Delevigne wore Pumas to the White House

Model-turned-actress Cara Delevigne (if you don’t recognize her from a thousand fashion shoots, check out the eyebrows that practically launched a global boycott on waxing) visited the White House Wednesday for a roundtable talk on climate change sponsored by the comedy website Funny or Die. And judging from her Instagram feed, the “Paper Towns” star stayed […]

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