A few years back, Warren Throckmorton, an erstwhile psychologist and full-time blogger from a tiny Christian school, filmed a noxious “ex-gay” video, “I Do Exist.” The documentary begins at New York’s porn palaces on 8th Avenue – with the seedy atmosphere shot deliberately to signify gay life.
Snee Announces Reitrement as Principal at F.C.’s GMHS
George Mason High School Principal Bob Snee announced Tuesday that he will retire from the Falls Church City Public Schools at the end of this school year. In August, Snee will begin a new chapter in his educational career by becoming the principal of the Upper School at the Washington […]
Press Pass: Local H
Near the end of an interview that ranges from contemplative to combative, Local H frontman Scott Lucas shares one of his main motivations behind continuing his acclaimed career in music — a fierce desire to show that he and no one else controls his own destiny and shove it […]
Off Track: Justin Townes Earle
The common perception is that diving into an industry in which your father is famous is both a blessing and a curse. For Justin Townes Earle, son of Steve Earle, that perception holds true, though he’s not too concerned with the latter.
Our Man In Arlington
Most of the readers of this column know that I am a dyed-in-the-wool Democrat of the “yellow dog” genus. I would suggest they sit down for what follows.
At 80, Eartha Kitt
Off and on, I’ve been waiting over 30 years for a chance to see Eartha Kitt live. I wanted to, but my schedule wouldn’t permit me to make it over to the Carlyle Hotel in New York when she was a regular there a few years back. Then, when she […]
Mason Girls Sprint to 2nd at State Meet
New personal records were broken, and while the George Mason High School cross country team posted arguably the best meet of its entire season, it was a familiar story line which ultimately ended their campaign.
Vicki Spevacek (Mason High Class of 1994), one of several new inductees into the George Mason High School Athletic Hall of Fame, was recognized in front of the home crowd at the Mason-Luray football game Friday night. Specacek was the first female at GMHS to score 1,000 points during her […]
Press Pass: Abra Moore
To Abra Moore, songwriting is a mystery. She doesn’t know when inspiration will strike, nor what will trigger it. And interestingly enough, it’s a mystery that Moore has no inclination to solve.
In an environment such as Washington, D.C., with only one major newspaper with one major critic that everyone defers to, it can be a rough go for any theatre production that does not live up to that one particular person’s preferred cup of tea.