Weekend Round Up December 27, 2018

December 27, 2018

After a weekend of “Christmas Carols” and other theater and comedy offerings, New Year’s Eve falls on a Monday. Our roundup includes a few ways to ring in 2019.

The Washington Post: Always a Good Story

December 20, 2017

“The Post,” a film coming to town on Dec. 22, directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks, promises to be the second Hollywood blockbuster about the Washington newspaper that, despite its turbulent history, keeps coming out on top. From its battle with the Supreme Court over the Pentagon Papers to its […]

Ben Bradlee Biopic Premieres on HBO Tonight

December 1, 2017

The 90-minute documentary — “The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee” — covers Bradlee’s life from Boston to Washington, D.C., focusing on his legendary journalistic career.

Overheard at Lunch: D.C. Gossip Girl

November 22, 2017

Flip Off President, Get Fired A White House photographer snapped a photo of a cyclist next to the presidential motorcade as it wound through Sterling, Virginia, after a late October golfing trip. Seems innocent enough, right? It turns out, the woman threw up her middle finger at the president. The photo went viral, with people […]

Conspiracy Theories Old and New

October 30, 2017

Today, distrust in government, the media and most institutions, including universities, is high. Many believe these disconcerting times of mistrust began with the assassination of JFK and Robert F. Kennedy in the 1960s.