A friendly life reminder from FamousDC.

“One day you will wake up and there won’t be any more time to do the things you’ve always wanted. Do it now.”

-Paulo Coelho

#NATIONAL New England Patriots, CHEATING?!; Much more pleasant NFL talk – bad lip reading; If you want to wonder at the universe and feel small today; Goodbye Skymall; Pizza? Or…bunnies?; the aging of Abercrombie and Fitch; This kid is about to get eaten by a lion; Don’t use these passwords; WE NEED THIS;

#DISTRICT  Students from DC School Recite King’s ‘Dream’ Speech h/t Kelly Cohen; Lucky you – DC is the 5th happiest place to work; Committee Drone – is he putting this on his resume?; Give Steve Grove a high-five for taking the YouTube superstars to the White House; There is still hope for this country h/t Blake Adami; #FloridaMan; Garrett Graff continues to make the rest of us look bad; Did you get your tickets to the National Press Foundation dinner yet?; WMATA may be reducing service and raising fares; Pope’s coming to visit; who does this?; Of course; This weekend = stay inside; RIP Sen. Ford; We’re sure Brian Johnson had something to do with this;

#CONGRATS Congratulations to Ben Jenkins on his move to AHIP!; Mandi Critchfield making moves to SunTrust Bank as Director of Corporate Communications, Legal and Government Relations;

#BYE You’ll see us this weekend wearing a tan suit.

We have so many questions (What committee is this? What staff? Why does he have an iPad? Do you think this will go on his resume? Can you fly drones in Committee hearings?)

Meet Paul Van Remortel. He’s the Senior Product Manager at Intermarkets, a Washington area-based digital media firm. This week, Paul and his team launched StandUnited.org, the first open and free petition platform that allows individuals and organizations to engage and mobilize supporters on center-right issues.

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From Fishbowl to Washingtonian to Politico. Garrett Graff continues to make the rest of us look bad. Congratulations!

garrettmgraff.blog_.crop_“Garrett Graff will take over as editor of Politico Magazine. The former editor in chief of Washingtonian, … Garrett has stepped in as acting editor since Blake [Hounshell] and I took on our new responsibilities … [H]is next book, on Cold War era security on the home front, has already been optioned by Hollywood. … New contributing editors to the magazine we’re announcing today include: Zachary Karabell, an economist and historian who’s written a dozen books … ; Matt Latimer, a former speechwriter for George W. Bush and Donald Rumsfeld.”


Aaron Blake at The Fix said it best, it’s “the craziest sentence about a Florida congressman you will read this week.”


ORLANDO, Florida — A trial to determine whether U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson’s wife committed bigamy when she wed the congressman has been delayed because she required emergency surgery to remove breast implants.

Don’t ever change, Congressman. And let us know if you’re hiring.


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headerLet’s just start with this, rule one of Cloture Club‘s SOTU drinking game:

Drink for as long as Nancy Pelosi hugs the President when he enters the chamber.

Not convinced this is the drinking game for tonight? Let’s examine one more:

Bounce a quarter in a shot glass and drink when Obama says “free education.”


The others are a must see – download the PDF here.  Take an extra shot if you print it out using taxpayer resources.

(Uncle Joe will be proud.)