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Memorial Day 2024 Issue!

Press Pass: Damion Suomi


“Right now, I’m in the middle of nowhere Indiana, going broke, and riding around to gigs in the back of a pickup truck … ”That’s the first part of the statement Damion Suomi used to describe his current situation.

F.C. News Briefs: April 2 – 8, 2009


F.C. Schools’ Zero Drop-Out Rate Highlighted In a major article by Maria Glod and Michael Birnbaum on the front page of the Metro section of yesterday’s Washington Post, the zero drop-out rate in 2008 of the graduating class at the Falls Church City School System’s George Mason High School was highlighted in a graphic visual […]

Dowd on Drinks: My Better Beverage Moments

I have always disliked year-in-review top 10 lists simply because it's such an arbitrary number. So here, in no particular order, are just some of my favorite drinking-world moments of 2007.

Preparing for a Tournament

Poker is clearly not a physical sport, but in order to do well on the major televised poker circuit, top players need to be focused and as physically prepared as possible. The nature of tournament No Limit Hold’em is such that a person can play fantastically well all day long, but make one little mistake […]

Dowd On Drinks: James Six-Pack

The late Ian Fleming’s super spy James Bond has taken on a patina of sophistication over the decades that makes most fans forget his humble origins.



I should preface this review by stating that I like beer. Whether it ale or lager, pilsner or stout – I’m a big fan. So when I learned that Broken Lizard was working on a movie entitled “Beerfest” I was filled with a sense of nervous excitement.