Monthly Archives: February 2014

Truman’s Hump Day Song of the Week: Good Ol’ Boys

Two shows anchor my childhood television experience. The first is “The Love Boat,” which seems funnier than ever thanks to the occasional societal meltdowns that have afflicted luxury cruise liners over the past several years. I’m amazed Doc Bricker wasn’t … Continue reading

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Truman’s Hump Day Song of the Week: She So Cold

Just two days until Valentine’s Day and love is in the air. Can you smell it? It smells like a wet dog. This morning, Truman had another semi-intimate encounter with a chubby yellow Labrador named Abby, who outweighs him by … Continue reading

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D’Antoni: My Team’s On The Floor (Unfortunately)

The Lakers won Wednesday night, which is news itself during an abysmal, injury-plagued season sans Kobe Bryant. How they beat the lowly Cavaliers, however, is what fans will remember most. They made a team-record 18 three-pointers. Yawn. They did it … Continue reading

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Truman’s Hump Day Song of the Week: Ice, Ice Baby

More crap weather for D.C. is on the way. First comes an overnight ice storm that will surely turn the morning commute into the prologue of a Stephen King novel, then a weekend storm that will give the National Capital … Continue reading

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Honey, While You’re at Costco, Get Me An Ex-SecDef’s Autograph

I was visiting the great American capitalist Mecca called “Costco” a few weeks ago and saw the above book signing announcement for former SecDef Bob Gates. Does anyone else think that’s weird? I figured he’d be doing book signings at … Continue reading

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Silver Lining Anywhere?

Even for ambivalent D.C., this was a bit much to take: Two weekends ago, an elderly Northeast man died of a heart attack across the street from a firehouse, allegedly as firefighters inside the station ignored pleas from bystanders to … Continue reading

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