So this week’s cover story is about a North Korean spy-turned-restaurateur and also mentions chicken rectums and OH AND WE REDESIGNED THE PAPER AND WEBSITE AND I DONE BURIED THE DINGDANG LEDE! HERMIT KITCHEN! A little more than a decade ago, Ma Young-Ae was an undercover agent for North Korea’s Ministry of Public Security. Now she runs Pyongyang Soondae, a North Korean restaurant in...
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Darrow, Matt and Mike ARE pretty great. Click for some really, really incredible photography.
WCP Photographer Darrow Montgomery was on a boat last week for the paper’s first-ever foreign assignment (Bruise Cruise!). There was a lot of water and he captured it, gif-style. Sorry if you get seasick.
Well, now your fake pot is illegal too.
You might want to smoke or toss what you have, fast. K2 officially became contraband today. According to a statement put out by the U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency, synthetic marijuana products like K2 are now illegal to possess and sell. The substances mimic the euphoric effect of pot when smoked. They also don’t show up in drug test results. The DEA “exercised its emergency...
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Thank you for your email. I understand and share your concern. I take full...– Council Chairman Kwame “Fully Loaded” Brown in a letter to a constituent regarding his city-funded SUV debacle.
Behold, exclusive video of Council Chairman Kwame “Fully Loaded” Brown taking delivery of his city-funded S.U.V., courtesy of Loose Lips columnist Alan Suderman.
Kwame Brown, the Prevaricator in the Navigator →
[The Washington Post’s Mike DeBonis] nicely takes up where LL left off on the story of Council Chairman Kwame Brown’s Lincoln Navigator costing nearly taxpayers nearly $2,000 a month. Through a Freedom of Information Act request, DeBonis finds that Brown put the city on the hook for two expensive Navigators because he was displeased that the first model the Department of Public...
Whip in a large number of the best swingmen now playing in Washington and the...– A preview of a 1945 Turner’s Arena show played by Big Sid Catlett from the Washington Post archives. Catlett, one of the top jazz drummers in the 1930s and ’40s, is a key player in this week’s Cheap Seats column, which is thankfully not printed on asbestos paper.