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The Reliable Source: April, 2011

Posted at 06:23 PM ET, 04/28/2011

Forget the celebs: Will the president be funny at the White House Correspondent’s dinner?

The WHCD allows the president — under the guise of humor — to address the news of the day, tease the loyal opposition, and basically, make us like him.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:23 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Posted at 06:16 PM ET, 04/28/2011

Quoted: Kate Middleton is no hot mess, says friend

Such a relief.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:16 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quoted

Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 04/28/2011

In other news: Katie Holmes accepts apology, settles Star lawsuit

The tabloid says it ‘s sorry if you thought they implied she’s a drug addict.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:56 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In other news...

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 04/28/2011

Hey, isn’t that...?: Alex Ovechkin dressed down for dinner

Flip-flops and gym shorts at Cafe Milano — yeah!

By The Reliable Source  |  01:13 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Hey

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 04/27/2011

White House Correspondents’ dinner guests: Why’d they get invited?

Probing the dynamics of why celebrities get invited to the big media-political happening.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:00 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Posted at 07:05 PM ET, 04/27/2011

Jenna Bush Hager, staying on milky message at health forum

She did, however, let on that her parents really want grandkids. So there’s something!

By The Reliable Source  |  07:05 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 04/27/2011

Hey, isn’t that...?: Jill Biden

Taking in some culture at the art museums.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:27 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Hey

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 04/27/2011

Quoted: Amy Poehler on being influential

Be careful you don’t drive under her influence.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:17 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quoted

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 04/27/2011

Read this: Donald Trump wants to build an addition on the White House; Cora Barry makes nice with Tony Williams

Our colleague Al Kamen has discovered the next Trump controversy; and other good stories in the Post.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:20 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 04/26/2011

Kate Middleton’s D.C. doppelganger: Kate Michael

One’s a beauty queen; one’s going to be a real queen

By The Reliable Source  |  10:00 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:52 PM ET, 04/26/2011

D.C. police motorcade: not allowed... unless you’re a celebrity

Charlie Sheen only had to plop down $445.68.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:52 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 04/26/2011

Quoted: Catherine Zeta-Jones was “outed” for her depression, says Michael Douglas

And that’s why she went public. It’s an ugly business.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:06 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 04/26/2011

Love, etc.: Carla Bruni-Sarkozy pregnant, or maybe not; Jay Cutler, Kristin Cavallari engaged

Make of this news what you will.

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Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 04/25/2011

Gilbert Arenas and his ex, Laura Govan, sued by moving company

Suit claims $26K in unpaid bills for cross-country move

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Posted at 06:32 PM ET, 04/25/2011

In other news: McGreevey’s ordination deferred; Levi Johnston signs book deal

The ugly divorce is the issue for the ex-N.J. guv. The ugly breakup is the selling point for the Wasilla babydaddy.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:32 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In other news...

Posted at 04:20 PM ET, 04/25/2011

Hey, isn’t that...?: Alex Ovechkin, Kelly Ripa, Mike Shanahan

Ovechkin’s two-day victory lap of Georgetown turned a lot of heads.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:20 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Hey

Posted at 12:57 AM ET, 04/25/2011

Surreal Estate: Spy Robert Hanssen’s house for sale

The former FBI agent is serving a life term in prison.

By The Reliable Source  |  12:57 AM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Surreal Estate

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 04/24/2011

Washington’s Joe and Barby Allbritton make royal wedding guest list

Two of the few Americans invited to William and Kate’s ceremony

By The Reliable Source  |  10:00 PM ET, 04/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:56 PM ET, 04/24/2011

In other news...: Emma Watson leaves Brown, Lindsay Lohan “angry” about jail time

The Ivy League is better than jail, but not enough to stay there.

By The Reliable Source  |  09:56 PM ET, 04/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In other news...

Posted at 09:55 PM ET, 04/24/2011

Love, etc.: LeAnn Rimes weds Eddie Cibrian

Engagement party turns into surprise wedding

By The Reliable Source  |  09:55 PM ET, 04/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Love

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 04/23/2011

Read this: The lives of D.C. paparazzi; British ladies’ hats; Lohan sentenced

Other essential news in the Washington Post.

By The Reliable Source  |  11:27 AM ET, 04/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Read This, White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 04/22/2011

Read this: It’s good to be Harry. It’s good to be the Queen

Interesting Windsor news in the paper. Go read it.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:07 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 04/22/2011

Folger Shakespeare Library director Gail Paster gets cool farewell gift: A honor from Queen Elizabeth

Personally presented by Prince Charles, no less!

By The Reliable Source  |  12:00 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 AM ET, 04/22/2011

Read this: D.C. police offer few answers on Charlie Sheen’s motorcade escort

How is that allowed? Who pays? Supposedly it’s “under investigation.”

By The Reliable Source  |  01:00 AM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 04/21/2011

T. Boone Pickens locked out of his car by his dog in D.C.

But that clever dog managed to save the day in the end. Good Tommy! Good dog!

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Posted at 02:39 PM ET, 04/21/2011

California donors ambush President Obama with Bradley Manning protest song; D.C. statehood activists take note

The president got a surprise serenade, but it wasn’t a song he wanted to hear.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:39 PM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/21/2011

Quoted: Anna Kendrick on Peter Vesterbacka (who? read on...)

Oh, he’s THAT guy...

By The Reliable Source  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quoted

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 04/20/2011

Celebvocates!: Kate Walsh and Aaron Peirsol speak out for ocean conservation

It’s that time of year.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:00 PM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebvocate

Posted at 08:19 PM ET, 04/20/2011

Hey, isn’t that...?: Lauren Graham and Peter Krause

Getting sandwiches in Georgetown.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:19 PM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Hey

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 04/20/2011

Charlie Sheen's VIP perks: D.C. police escort, tour with Ryan Zimmerman

It’s good to be the warlock.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:24 PM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:39 PM ET, 04/20/2011

Montana’s attorney general opens investigation on “Three Cups of Tea” author

Mortensen says it’s all his co-author’s fault.

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Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 04/20/2011

Read this: Is Charlie Sheen a birther? Scenes from his Constitution Hall show

Also, who is designing the royal wedding gown?

By The Reliable Source  |  09:25 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Read This

Posted at 10:50 PM ET, 04/19/2011

Read this: Charlie Sheen watch, from the courtrooms to Constitution Hall

A lot going on for him today.

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Posted at 09:20 PM ET, 04/19/2011

White House Correspondents’ dinner 2011: Bristol Palin, Sean Penn, Kate Hudson, Steven Tyler; more celebs than correspondents?

Kate Hudson, Sean Penn, Steven Tyler and Bristol Palin are among stars expected at White House Correspondents’ dinner.

By The Reliable Source  |  09:20 PM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Posted at 05:13 PM ET, 04/19/2011

Love, etc.: A baby for Bill Burton, Laura Capps

It’s a boy.

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Categories:  Love

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 04/19/2011

In other news: White House Easter Egg Roll entertainers; royal wedding set for YouTube streaming; Paz de la Huerta arraigned

Willow Smith and Kelly Ripa will do egg-rolling duties. Yet another way to watch the royal wedding. HBO starlet disses MTV starlet.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:29 PM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In other news...

Posted at 02:37 PM ET, 04/19/2011

Update: Jon Krakauer slams Greg Mortenson in digital expose

The “Into Thin Air” author says Mortenson has lost his moral bearings.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:37 PM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Update

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Update: Hillary Howard recovering from brain surgery

The WTOP anchor says it doesn’t hurt much at all.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:00 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Author Greg Mortenson under fire after critical “60 Minutes” report; defends himself to VIP supporters

The memoirist attempts to redeem his name to prominent backers, such as Rima al-Sabah and Bill Clinton.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:36 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Quoted: Arnold Schwarzenegger on getting old

It’s not a pretty picture in the mirror anymore.

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Categories:  Quoted

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 04/18/2011

Hey, isn’t that...?: Jayson Werth and Rick Bauer; Joe and Jill Biden

The MLB stars had to wait for a table; the second couple got a late brunch.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:00 PM ET, 04/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 04/17/2011

Maya Soetoro-Ng, President Obama’s sister, visits D.C. library with new children’s book about their mother

Maya Soetoro-Ng is promoting new children’s book about their mother.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:00 PM ET, 04/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 04/17/2011

Bob Woodward, no longer banned, on making his first visit to the Nixon Library

The Watergate journalist, with former editor Ben Bradlee, will speak at the Yorba Linda, Calif., landmark for the first time Monday.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:00 PM ET, 04/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 04/17/2011

Love, etc.: Julianna Smoot is engaged

The former White House social secretary will likely wed before the 2012 election.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:00 PM ET, 04/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Love

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 04/17/2011

In other news: Nicolas Cage arrested in New Orleans

Sounds like a terrible weekend.

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Posted at 09:00 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Chevy Chase pays tribute to wife, calls out Robert Redford, at National Wildlife Federation gala

And he played the piano for her. That was nice.

By The Reliable Source  |  09:00 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Parties

Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Sotomayor’s pitch to women’s congressional softball team

House team might get the justice and cabinet secretaries

By The Reliable Source  |  06:00 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Giant foam-head JFK joins National’s Racing Presidents

And he doesn’t play fair.

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Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 04/14/2011

NPR’s Ari Shapiro leads double life as crooner with Pink Martini

Who knew?

By The Reliable Source  |  01:24 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:46 PM ET, 04/13/2011

Sally Field to play Mary Todd Lincoln; actress prepped for role with visit to Ford’s Theatre

She’ll play opposite Daniel Day-Lewis in Steven Spielberg-directed movie.

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Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 04/13/2011

Love, etc.: Sean Penn and Scarlett Johansson are a thing, it seems

She’s moved in, or at least given the paparazzi reason to think so.

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Categories:  Love

Posted at 04:09 PM ET, 04/13/2011

In other news: Catherine Zeta-Jones seeks mental-health treatment

It’s been a tough year.

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Categories:  In other news...

Posted at 03:12 PM ET, 04/13/2011

Hey, isn’t that...?: Jim Nantz, Tim Finchem

Talking sports, presumably, at a steak house.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:12 PM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Hey

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 04/12/2011

Morton Kondracke, pioneering telepundit, recalls the “McLaughlin Group” years at retirement party

MORRRR-tahn! You know, Morton Kondracke. They made an SNL skit about him!

By The Reliable Source  |  10:00 PM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 04/12/2011

Signature Theatre’s lovefest for Bernadette Peters

Actress presented with the Stephen Sondheim Award

By The Reliable Source  |  07:00 PM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 04/12/2011

In other news: Justin Bieber is having a tough time in Israel

The paparazzi won’t lay off. Binyamin Netanyahu doesn’t want to hang out, after all.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:40 PM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  In Other News

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 04/12/2011

Quoted: Dennis Quaid on his coked-up youth

Apparently, you just couldn’t avoid the stuff back in the day, though he wishes he had.

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Categories:  Quoted

Posted at 12:23 PM ET, 04/12/2011

Read this: Charlie Crist apologizes to David Byrne

Never mess with a guy in a big suit.

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Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 04/11/2011

Carol Joynt, former Nathans of Georgetown owner, and the men in her surprising new memoir

Joynt’s memoir is a heartbreaking story of widowhood and the IRS — with some surprisingly dishy namedropping mixed in.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:00 PM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 04/11/2011

In other news: Winklevoss twins lose appeal in Facebook lawsuit

They’ll have to get by on $160 million

By The Reliable Source  |  06:30 PM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 04/11/2011

Hey isn’t that?...:David Beckham, Tom Selleck

Beckham treats his mates to steak, Selleck enjoys a good cigar

By The Reliable Source  |  03:30 PM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 04/11/2011

Quoted: Desiree Rogers on her extraordinary skills

The former White House Social Secretary explains why she’s special

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Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 04/10/2011

Robert Redford unveils “The Conspirator” at Ford’s Theatre, the scene of the crime

The red-carpet premiere brought out Robin Wright, Kevin Kline and most of the movie’s stars.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:00 PM ET, 04/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:19 PM ET, 04/10/2011

Hey, isn’t that...?: Jodie Foster

On a red-eye flight, poor thing.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:19 PM ET, 04/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 04/10/2011

Sen. Jim Webb, end of Senate career in sight, stars in new Scots-Irish documentary, “Born Fighting.”

He’ll probably return to writing — and, if he’s lucky, more morning matinees.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:18 PM ET, 04/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 04/10/2011

Read this: Dave Grohl on growing up in NoVa; Chris Cooley makes pottery

These are some stories you should read.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:22 PM ET, 04/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:34 PM ET, 04/10/2011

In other news: Bob Dylan plays Vietnam; Elizabeth Taylor’s jewels to be auctioned

And yes, the Communist government had to sign off again on the set list.

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Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 04/08/2011

Smithsonian editor Carey Winfrey — only third magazine chief in 40 years — announces retirement

He’ll step down in September after 10 years in the job.

By The Reliable Source  |  12:00 AM ET, 04/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 PM ET, 04/07/2011

Spike Lee objects to D.C. band that borrowed his name

He didn’t seem to appreciate the punk-rock statement, so local band A Spike Lee Joint is off in search of a new name.

By The Reliable Source  |  09:00 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:52 PM ET, 04/07/2011

Quoted: Craig Melvin tells George Allen he’s no jock

The NBC-4 reporter tweeted with some annoyance when the Senate candidate asked him — the second time — what position he played.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:52 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 04/07/2011

In other news: Bobby Titcomb, school pal of Obama, arrested in Hawaii; LeBron James’s mother arrested in Miami

The president’s school chum was caught up in an undercover sting; Gloria James was apparently caught up in an annoying wait for her car.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:02 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 04/07/2011

Love, etc.: Tina Fey is pregnant

After publicly grappling with whether to have another child, turns out she was already expecting.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:08 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 04/06/2011

Wayne Pacelle of Humane Society and Lisa Fletcher of WJLA — new Washington power couple — are engaged

We caught up with them as he signed copies of his new animal-rights book, “The Bond.”

By The Reliable Source  |  10:00 PM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Love

Posted at 05:37 PM ET, 04/06/2011

Hey, isn’t that...?: Alec Baldwin on the phone; Tim Robbins out to dinner

Baldwin eemed kind of agitated about something, but none of our spies got close enough to listen.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:37 PM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Hey

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 04/06/2011

Bristol Palin: “The gift that keeps on giving,” says Candie’s Foundation head

The single mom got $262,500 fee as teen pregnancy prevention advocate

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Categories:  Update

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 04/06/2011

Congressmen fitted with grills for Grammys recording session

So, basically, they’re totally over now.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:28 PM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:00 PM ET, 04/05/2011

Celebvocate: Kevin Spacey and Alec Baldwin call for more arts funding

Spacey’s hearing got cancelled, but he still made his case.

By The Reliable Source  |  09:00 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebvocate

Posted at 07:00 PM ET, 04/05/2011

In other news: Bristol Palin’s big paycheck, a forgotten German chancellor, more charity woes for Madonna

Teen pregnancy yields $252K salary, Kohl gets overlooked, FBI investigating one of the singer’s charities.

By The Reliable Source  |  07:00 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In other news...

Posted at 04:25 PM ET, 04/05/2011

Donovan McNabb’s front yard invaded by hit-and-run driver

That was no moving truck: An out-of-control driver knocked down the Redskins QB’s fence in Great Falls.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:25 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 04/05/2011

Love, etc,: Billionaire Sean Parker engaged

The tech investor pops the question to a New York singer

By The Reliable Source  |  02:58 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Love

Posted at 12:53 PM ET, 04/05/2011

Hey, isn’t that...?: Paul McCartney, David Hyde Pierce

The Beatle dined vegetarian at The Source; the actor caught a play at Signature.

By The Reliable Source  |  12:53 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Hey

Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 04/05/2011

Update: Winner of the 2011 Reliable Source Tournament revealed!

Well, there’s another bracket shot to hell. We’d placed all our money on Chris Lee.

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Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Hillary Howard of WTOP is upbeat about brain surgery

A fall down the stairs proved fortuitous.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:00 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 04/04/2011

The Kennedy Center celebrates a decade of Michael Kaiser

He’s sticking around, so it was a regular shindig instead of a retirement party.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:10 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:42 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Obama to host White House state dinner for German Chancellor Angela Merkel on June 7

It will be the first German state visit in 19 years.

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Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 04/04/2011

Read this: Inside Terry Jones’s church; Malcolm X scholar dies on eve of publication; Katie Couric’s departure foretold; meet the Obama campaign

Is Jones’s church a cult?... Manning Marable’s book poised to make a big splash... CBS anchor on way out?... who’s who on the Obama 2012 staff.

By The Reliable Source  |  11:43 AM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:19 PM ET, 04/03/2011

Clint Eastwood, Leonardo DiCaprio shoot scene in North Arlington couple’s home

It started with an unexpected knock on the door. Three days later, Clint Eastwood was standing in the living room of Erik and Betty Rasmussen.

By The Reliable Source  |  11:19 PM ET, 04/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:00 PM ET, 04/03/2011

Sheen Update: Martin forgets to footnote; Charlie gets booed

The elder Sheen broke loose in brilliant oratory on the Hill but neglected to credit the poet who wrote it; the younger Sheen bombs in Detroit.

By The Reliable Source  |  11:00 PM ET, 04/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:54 PM ET, 04/03/2011

In other news: Ebs Burnough leaves the White House

After two years as a deputy social secretary.

By The Reliable Source  |  07:54 PM ET, 04/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 04/03/2011

Love, etc.: Elizabeth Hurley files for divorce

No, not from Hugh Grant; some other guy that Hugh Grant's ex-girlfriend married.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:28 PM ET, 04/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 04/03/2011

The daughters of David Bloom: Their annual tributes to late NBC reporter at Congressional Correspondents’ Dinner (video)

The Beltway media crowd has watched these three girls grow up over the past five years.

By The Reliable Source  |  07:00 AM ET, 04/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:22 PM ET, 04/02/2011

James Franco, earnest in D.C., on quitting Twitter, getting his PhD

The polymath star, fresh off his minor Oscar debacle, was low-key at D.C. 826 fundraiser.

By Aaron Leitko  |  03:22 PM ET, 04/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 04/01/2011

Love, etc.: NBC-4 reporters Lindsay Czarniak and Craig Melvin engaged

Sorry, guys. Sorry, ladies.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:38 PM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Love

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 03/31/2011

Celebvocate: Martin Sheen on drug courts

But not a peep about son Charlie

By The Reliable Source  |  08:00 PM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 03/31/2011

Opening day at Nationals Park: Chills instead of thrills

Rain, cold and a few VIP fans

By The Reliable Source  |  06:30 PM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:49 PM ET, 03/31/2011

Whole lot of speeches at Congressional Correspondents’ Dinner — some get the laughs, some don’t.

Anthony Weiner schooled the freshmen in how to deliver a speech at a media-political confab; Piers Morgan declares he’s bored.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:49 PM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Parties

 

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