Ok, sure: you can go outside and take advantage of the much less terrifying and somewhat more enjoyable holiday weekend weather. (If so, we’ve got you covered.) .but you can Also Relax, have a drink, leave the end-of-year hustle and bustle to others, and choose to immerse yourself in our next feature.
Following the attacks on the Capitol on January 6, 2021, dozens of would-be rebels in the ultra-MAGA have ended up in a DC prison. As Andrew Beaujon reports, their life behind bars was, as you might imagine, very strange and downright messy. The Sixers had their own comedy show. They use depilatory creams to painfully groom their heads. Because you need a COVID vaccination to enter the prison barber shop. They shouted “America! United States!” and “Let’s go, Brandon!” when Marjorie Taylor-Green showed up for a sympathetic visit. Most often they complain a lot about the humiliation of imprisonment. having to share the same nail clippers, lack of organic food options, abuse by security guards and inadequate medical care. An investigation turns their Republican supporters into accidental prison reformers, and as a result reveals years of systemic failures at the facility.
For decades, Georgetown University has been a spawning ground for future political elites, including Bill Clinton. So Sylvie McNamara took a deep dive into the school’s recent absolutely ridiculous election for student council president. Flawed ruling candidates draw voter wrath. A charismatic outsider draws disgruntled voters to their causes. One side fails to integrate, assuming the opponent is a farce. Scandals abound. Voters become nihilistic. The candidate with the most votes will not be elected. I don’t want to tell the story any further, but let me just say this: when Emperor Palpatine shows up, it’s more appropriate and funny than he did. Rise of Skywalker.
A prominent restaurateur and the general contractor who built many of his restaurants has entered the homebuilding business, promising to revolutionize homebuilding with prefabricated parts manufactured by robots that eliminate human error. What could go wrong? almost everything. This is a horror film masquerading as a real estate story, in which Marisa Kashino befalls the impoverished owner of her “Salt and Pepper” home in DC’s Palisades neighborhood in a never-ending series of disasters – constant leaks, mold, Sewage – will guide you. Basements, heating and air conditioning failures, electrical problems, rotting beams that can cause a structure to collapse, you may find yourself yelling “Get out!” on the screen.
Supermarket sheet cakes and delivery pizzas on the park playground? No chance. Have you rented a backyard bounce house and a magician for kids? pulleys. Parents in wealthy neighborhoods are turning their kids’ birthday parties into expensive luxuries that don’t look out of place in an episode of the “Real Housewives” franchise. We’ve got all the sneaky and surprising details, including a $13,000 garden party.
Think Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump, the Nepo Babies of the Trump administration. With a high-level security clearance and a responsibility for peace in the Middle East, what has Ivanka been up to? fled to a small town in South Florida, where Bob Norman noticed that the Mayor of MAGA was thrilled to have them – and other locals were not.
Profile of Mike Mooney Middle-aged husband and father from Bethesda, Sebastian Andy is also an obsessive climber. A man with the body of a professional athlete who trains 25 hours a week for months to prepare for the harsh and dangerous wilderness. A trek that highlights the impact of climate change. Having already summited the highest peaks on six of his seven continents, he froze in a snowkite in the spring of 2021, setting out on his 1,200-mile journey across Greenland. crossed the island nation. What happened next was shocking and tragic.
Ed Maibach works every day to warn Americans of the dangers of climate change. But instead of waving a NO FOSSIL FUELS banner from the top of a skyscraper or protesting outside a congressman’s house, this George Mason University professor takes the stage to impress K Street’s most savvy operators. We are developing a strategy behind the scenes. The Coast Network of TV weathercasters believes educating viewers about global warming is just as important as telling them when to bring an umbrella. , Maibach was forced to face a series of deep-rooted problems within the broadcast weather community. This includes an alarming level of climate denial and skepticism, fear of alienating viewers, and occasional harassment of participating weathercasters. But as Luke Mullins has discovered, Maybach and his team of academic researchers, data processors and former weathercasters are pioneering promising new approaches to complex crises.
From declassified Pentagon footage of a mysterious object traversing the sky to an actual serious, no-joking congressional hearing, the unidentified aerial phenomenon is having a cultural and political moment. As DC’s first registered UFO lobbyist, Basset has spent more than a quarter of a century urging lawmakers to stop mocking the issue and the White House to “disclose.” The “President of the United States” said, “The existence of extraterrestrial life is indeed real,[that] We are not alone in the universe. Luke Mullins explores the often lonely life and stubborn tenacity of a man who believes and knows that the truth is out there.
The popularity of so-called immersive experiences has exploded around the world in recent years, and many are heading to Washington. Natalie Goncharova went to as many places as she could, including a TV show centered around the art of Vincent van Gogh. officeand cartoon movies little mermaid— to understand how and why they connect with their audience. Along the way, she said that the immersive experience is basically group therapy, with the stress of a never-ending pandemic, increasingly worrying politics, and all the other things that have isolated and burned us out in recent years. I noticed something.
Marylanders have loved Old Bay for generations, but as Sylvie McNamara discovered, things have escalated lately. Over the past few years, anyone within Chesapeake’s blast radius has been bombarded with content featuring local seafood seasonings: Old Bay Hot Sauce, Old Bay Beer, Old Bay Vodka, Old Bay Bikini and more. Socks, Christmas sweaters, Old Bay TikTok dancing mascots — the list goes on and on, including Old Bay caramel popcorn and goldfish crackers. How did that happen? The Old Bay brand’s renaissance story is part of a clever viral his marketing and, in many parts, a cult of superfans who can’t quite get their tastes, saying things like: It’s like I cracked a crab and came out. Please seek medical attention!