“I’ve gone by what the late Katherine Graham of the Washington Post said: ‘Do what you love and feel you make a difference, what could be better than that?’”
The Peak Oil Crisis: Saving the Chesapeake Bay
A couple of years back the Congress decided that a good way to deal with our dependency on foreign oil was to start using lots and lots of domestically produced ethanol in our cars.
Picking Splinters: Weighing the Odds
The NFL season kicks off Thursday night, making the obvious question of the week “are you ready for some football?”
Editorial: The Next Two Months
Whatever folks are planning to do this Labor Day Weekend, it should be in the spirit of taking a deep breath while summoning energy for an incredible two-month sprint that will begin on Tuesday.
Restaurant Spotlight: Sichuan Wok
Sichuan Wok resides in a small house amid the residential high-rises of Ballston – iconic of Northern Virginia’s urban-suburban evolution. In the same way, the Sichuan Chinese restaurant resists the neighborhood gentrification and offers hearty meals with plenty of tang at little cost.
Nicholas F. Benton: McCain’s Neo-Con Rant on Georgia
It must be appreciated that the current Russian military operation in Georgia comes in the context of eight years of a profoundly-destructive Bush administration thuggish, unilateralist foreign policy.
Northern Virginia Art Beat
A Trio of Free-For-All Shows My Space on 7th (Now Closed), at Touchstone Gallery (2nd Floor, 406 7th Street, NW, Washington, D.C.) 1460 Wall Mountables at DCAC though August 31 (D.C. Arts Center, 2438 18th Street NW, Washington, D.C. Note: this is a second floor gallery space, with only a […]
Picking Splinters: July’s Magic Mailbag
Once more into the magic mailbag, Mike Hume answers your most pressing sports questions.
Press Pass with John Hiatt
John Hiatt has been recording songs for 35 years and writing them for 45. By his own admission, most of those tunes have fallen squarely into the category of love songs. However, even after all those years of firsthand experience, when asked what exactly comprises a good love song, Hiatt […]
Letters to the Editor for July 3 – 9, 2008
Letters to the Editor for the week of July 3 – 9, 2008