#NATIONAL #ThanksMichelleObama; Interstellar led to a real scientific discovery; we’re not #SayingThanks, Facebook; the Onion writers are increasingly brilliant characterizing Joe Biden; we will call anyone Ebola Nurse if we want to because this is America; Uber this week; more celebrities reading mean Tweets; Russia is creepin on your webcam; Amazon planning to take over every facet of your life; Vogue has rats; 80 million bacteria microbes are what’s in his kiss; Comcast may start charging for how much data you use; goodbye familiar wines;
#DISTRICT OK, who stole the popcorn truck?; Go go Capitol Christmas Tree; It will be 73 on Monday; How awesome would this be?; a map you will need to reference this weekend; Metro escalators have to be cursed; don’t even look at how many people will take to VA roads for Thanksgiving travel this year; when did the latest bus from crazytown come in?; Mt. Vernon is a child-free paradise; DC’s reporters will be turned away from meeting William and Kate if they’re too frumpy; Zoolights by the numbers; the epitome of DC’s coolness is … Georgetown;
#INSIDER Every energy lobbyist in town just updated Jason Knox’s new contact information; Rachel Racusen loves Saturday Night Live. Loves it.; High five for Chris Hughes, Guy Vidra and Bob Brennan congratulations on the 100 year anniversary of The New Republic; Ask Kenny Day how long Bill Clinton can talk without looking at his notes; Tell Carrie Blewitt on her new gig with Story Partners; POLITICO’s Jack Smith = full-time connector, part-time realtor; We all miss Arthur Bochner’s’ additions to the Friday Round Up; Bettina Inclan and Izzy Ortega rock; Steve Stombres, Kyle Nevins and John O’Neill are hang a shingle; Paul Singer can pitch and draw on whiteboards; Congrats to Abby Matousek on her amazing Cherry Blossom 10 Miler shirt design!; We can’t wait to hear the big ideas going around at tonight’s women in entrepreneurship discussion; Do you have your tickets to the National Press Foundation’s dinner on February 18?;
#HAPPY Birthday week to Rick Klein, Jacob Wood, Chris Gindlesperger, Bridget Nutt Huffman, Colby Taylor Nelson (whose dad is definitely Joe Biden), Joe Brady and Taylor Gilliam;
#MEDIAMOVES thanks to @StoryPartners: POLITICO has hired Bill Duryea and Michael Kruse of the Tampa Bay Times. In addition to investing in some snow boots and parkas, Buryea will spearhead the media company’s new enterprise project and Kruse will serve as senior writer focusing on enterprise going into the 2016 election cycle. At the Washington Post, Chelsea Janes has been assigned to the Nats beat. Story Partners brings on communications vet Carrie Blewitt as Senior Vice President of the strategic public affairs firm.
#BYE Pour a drink and we’ll be right over.