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The Reliable Source: May, 2011

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 05/30/2011

Names & Faces: PBS website hacked; Christopher Knight and Adrianne Curry separate

A roundup of news and notes on the famous, the semi-famous and the washed-up.

By Aaron Leitko  |  04:53 PM ET, 05/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:51 AM ET, 05/30/2011

Names and Faces: Anthony Weiner hacked; Richard Thompson honored

Interesting weekend for the congressman.

By Gabriela Melendez Olivera  |  09:51 AM ET, 05/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Names & Faces: Romney sends Obama his leftovers; R.I.P. Jeff Conaway

Also, Amy Winehouse is back in rehab.

By Aaron Leitko  |  07:07 PM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:00 AM ET, 05/27/2011

Burnt toast: How Obama bungled his salute to the Queen

The music came up, but he just kept on talking.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:00 AM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 05/26/2011

Update: Sax restaurant cleans up its art after scandalous VIP murals cause controversy

Farewell to the graphic Clarence Thomas tableau.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:24 PM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Update

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 05/26/2011

Read this: Obama 2012 team seeks Wall Street cash; Diana Nyad’s next big swim

Other interesting stories in the Post.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:00 PM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 05/26/2011

D.C. lawyer helps Paul Simon find the words, finish the song, at Constitution Hall (video)

VIDEO | Paul Fournier stole the show at Constitution Hall by emerging from the audience to sing “Gumboots.”

By The Reliable Source  |  12:08 PM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:30 PM ET, 05/25/2011

Ed Schultz, suspended from MSNBC, apologizes to Laura Ingraham (video)

And then he handed over the show to a substitute host. Unclear when he returns to the air.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:30 PM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 05/25/2011

Bill Clinton, Yo-Yo Ma celebrate Sidney Harman at memorial service

VIP praise for the multimillionaire businessman.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:00 PM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:40 PM ET, 05/25/2011

Update: See photo of Ted Leonsis’s new $20 million home

A luxury home magazine just did a big spread on Marwood Estate, the Wizards and Caps’ owner’s new place.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:40 PM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Update

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 05/25/2011

In other news: Ed Schultz suspended at MSNBC for calling Laura Ingraham the s-word; Kerrigan’s brother; Salahis’ PR rep

Ingraham fired back on Facebook. Jury found the skater’s brother guilty of assault but not manslaughter. The man who sued the Salahis ends up on their press release.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:40 PM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In other news...

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 05/25/2011

Read this: Gary Shteyngart wins prize, will party with a pig; reclusive heiress Huguette Clark

Other interesting stories in the Post.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:00 PM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Read This

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 05/25/2011

Love, etc.: Kim Kardashian engaged to Nets star Kris Humphries

The old rose-petals-and-massive-rock gambit.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:06 AM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Love

Posted at 08:00 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Hey, isn’t that...?: Nichelle Nichols, Woody Harrelson

Seen around town.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:00 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Hey

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 05/24/2011

In other news: Rep. Gerry Connolly plays matchmaker in high school prom stunt

Our first, and last, prom stunt story.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:03 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In other news...

Posted at 05:41 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Obama scores with better gifts for Queen Elizabeth

Reliable Source | This time around, no iPods.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:41 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Celebvocate: Jessica Alba fights toxic chemicals

The nerdfare starlet was radiant, pregnant and very concerned on Capitol Hill Tuesday.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:49 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Celebvocate

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Update: Feld jury declares no winner in family fracas case

Panel rejects Karen Feld’s claim of assualt at aunt’s shiva, but also rejects circus mogul Kenneth Feld’s counterclaim of trespass

By The Reliable Source  |  03:18 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Update

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Read this: Palin aide Frank Bailey’s book reviewed

Other interesting stories in the Post.

By The Reliable Source  |  12:55 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:27 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Karen Feld’s troubled life highlighted in circus family feud trial; lawyer says seizures an issue in clash with brother

The gossip writer is suing her brother, the CEO of Ringling Bros., for having her thrown out of their aunt’s funeral. Closing arguments were Monday.

By The Reliable Source  |  07:27 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:17 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Update: Evermay finds a buyer

The multi-million dollar, 3.5-acre, Georgetown estate is finally off the market.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:17 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Love, etc: A baby girl for David Schwimmer

Only Rachel and Chandler remain childless.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:28 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 05/23/2011

In other news: Princess Beatrice's hat sells for $131K in online auction

That’s a lot of money for a weird-looking hat.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:08 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:57 AM ET, 05/23/2011

Read this: Mitch Daniels defends his wife; Newt’s Tiffany bill; ‘Too Big to Fail’ actors; Kirsten Dunst at Cannes

Other good stories in the Post.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:57 AM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:05 PM ET, 05/22/2011

Hey, grads! Time for the 2011 celebrity commencement speeches: The Cliff’s Notes version

Words of wisdom....well, words from your favorite sage.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:05 PM ET, 05/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 05/22/2011

Signature’s Eric Schaeffer directs $7 million revival of “Follies” — so what’s next?

Another opening, another show.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:00 PM ET, 05/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:24 PM ET, 05/21/2011

Circus siblings Karen Feld and Kenneth Feld’s explosive family feud blows up again in federal court

She stormed from the courtroom and shouted at his lawyer; he burst into tears on the witness stand.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:24 PM ET, 05/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 05/20/2011

Names & Faces: Donald Trump’s for-profit school under investigation; Pete Doherty is back in jail; Marion Cotillard has a baby boy

Assorted goings on in D.C. and beyond.

By Aaron Leitko  |  05:38 PM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:59 PM ET, 05/19/2011

Obama and Boehner’s golf game — we’re still waiting for it

You’d think a couple guys who golf as much as they do could make time to do it together.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:59 PM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:13 PM ET, 05/19/2011

Update: Arnold Schwarzenegger puts showbiz comeback on hold

He’s got other things on his mind these days.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:13 PM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Update

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 05/19/2011

Love, etc.: Track Palin marries longtime girlfriend Britta Hanson

This is about the most news the lowest-profile Palin has ever made.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:50 PM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Quoted: Mariel Hemingway on kissing Woody Allen

With Woody Allen — GROSS!

By The Reliable Source  |  04:19 PM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quoted

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 05/19/2011

In other news: Lars Von Trier ejected from Cannes; Jeff Conaway in a coma

Who knew you could get thrown out of Cannes? The star director did, for a mortifying joke about Nazis. Even worse news, though, for star of “Taxi.”

By The Reliable Source  |  01:23 PM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In other news...

Posted at 10:54 AM ET, 05/19/2011

Read this: Charlie Sheen police escort; P-Funk Mothership; Schaefer’s will

Other interesting news in the Washington Post

By The Reliable Source  |  10:54 AM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:43 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Update: Rahm Emanuel is getting his house back; Obama campaign selling birth-certificate t-shirts

The lease is up at the end of the month and stubborn tenant Rob Halpin is getting the boot.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:43 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Update

Posted at 05:07 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Love, etc.: Date Lab couple Anna Russell and Daniel Zielaski engaged

We think they’re the third Date Lab couple to get this far. Good for Date Lab. Good for them.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:07 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Love

Posted at 02:17 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Schwarzenegger, the housekeeper and Maria Shriver: Your questions answered

Who is she? Why’d this come out now? What next for their careers? What if there’s a divorce?

By The Reliable Source  |  02:17 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Your Questions Answered

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Quoted: Cindy McCain says she’s no ice queen

She’s just a little shy.

By The Reliable Source  |  12:08 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quoted

Posted at 10:26 AM ET, 05/18/2011

Read this: Alma maters of your favorite made-up people

Liz Lemon went to University of Maryland — what does that mean?

By The Reliable Source  |  10:26 AM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 05/18/2011

Schwarzenegger’s love child: How did he keep the secret so long?

Many things are possible when you’re very very rich. Still, how many others had to be in on the secret?

By The Reliable Source  |  08:00 AM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:24 PM ET, 05/17/2011

Gloria Estefan plays high volume mellow grooves at RIAA office

The queen of Latin pop borrowed a conference room to rehearse her band.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:24 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:05 PM ET, 05/17/2011

In other news: Newt Gingrich’s six figure Tiffany tab

Gingrich ran up an imposing bill at the posh jewelry store.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:05 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In other news...

Posted at 02:52 PM ET, 05/17/2011

Read this: Kevin Plank’s Triple Crown hopes; Gabrielle Giffords; Suzanne Mubarak; messy political marriages

Other good stories in the Washington Post.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:52 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Read This

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 05/17/2011

Carla Bruni is pregnant, father in law says

After growing speculation that the French first lady is expecting, Sarkozy’s father confirms.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:57 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:38 AM ET, 05/17/2011

Schwarzenegger acknowledged child with household staffer before split with Maria

The other shoe you've been waiting to drop in the Arnold and Maria breakup story.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:38 AM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Obama makes first visit to Smithsonian as president, sees Lincoln exhibit

Yeah, we’re always meaning to go too...

By The Reliable Source  |  10:00 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  First Family

Posted at 07:23 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Dominique Strauss-Kahn: Global power broker kept low profile in social Washington

The IMF head and his wife were “very selective.”

By The Reliable Source  |  07:23 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Love, etc.: Md. Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown engaged to Karmen Bailey Walker

The likely 2014 gubernatorial contender, who got divorced three years ago, is set to remarry the Comcast official and police widow next year.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:03 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Love

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Quoted: Luther Campbell on going from raunchy rapper to mayoral candidate

According to Campbell, it’s a shorter leap than you’d think.

By the Reliable Source  |  06:02 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quoted

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Love, etc.: Don Lemon says he’s gay; Tamera Mowry and Adam Housley are married

The CNN anchor comes out in a new memoir. The sitcom star and the Fox reporter tie the knot.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:53 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Love

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Read this: Artist moves in with collector; John Prendergast’s unlikely brother; Donald Trump bows out

Other essential news in the Washington Post today.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:24 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Read This

Posted at 11:00 PM ET, 05/15/2011

Sax restaurant puts scandalous spin on VIP faces with controversial murals

A few guests walked out of an opening-night party when they spotted the lurid caricatures of Clarence Thomas, Bill Clinton and George W. Bush.

By The Reliable Source  |  11:00 PM ET, 05/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:58 PM ET, 05/15/2011

John Ensign and Doug Hampton: With friends like these. . .

The saddest, weirdest stuff in the Senate ethics report involves their obsessively close friendship before Ensign’s ruinous affair with Hampton’s wife.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:58 PM ET, 05/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 05/15/2011

Hey, isn’t that...?: Michael Imperioli, Julian Schnabel, Vincent D’Onofrio

And can you guess which one was wearing pajamas?

By The Reliable Source  |  03:17 PM ET, 05/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Hey

Posted at 01:19 PM ET, 05/15/2011

Love, etc.: Miranda Lambert and Blake Shelton marry

She “harvested” the venison for their reception dinner.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:19 PM ET, 05/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Love

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 05/15/2011

Read this: Donald Trump chops down trees; Mike Huckabee’s awesome variety show; John Boehner weeps, again

Other interesting stories in the Post.

By The Reliable Source  |  11:36 AM ET, 05/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Read This

Posted at 06:12 PM ET, 05/13/2011

Names and Faces: Dylan clears up Chinese ‘censorship’; Perry back to rehab

Also, Mike Myers is having a kid.

By Aaron Leitko  |  06:12 PM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 05/13/2011

Read this: Jim Lehrer’s old-school anchorman style

Another story worth reading in the Post.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:40 PM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 05/13/2011

Quoted: Woody Allen on New York, Paris

No, they’re not supposed to seem realistic in his movies.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:00 PM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Read This, Quoted

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 05/12/2011

The Week’s Opinion Awards — the worst dinner in Washington, or just the nerdiest? Our next topic for debate

There are tons of self-congratulatory wonkfests in this town, but this one’s something else.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:00 PM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Parties

Posted at 06:21 PM ET, 05/12/2011

Love, etc.: Wizards announcer Steve Buckhantz gets hitched

He said he’d never do it.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:21 PM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Love

Posted at 06:20 PM ET, 05/12/2011

In other news: Mary Tyler Moore has brain surgery; Donald Trump explains his mirthless WHCD demeanor

The actress, 74, has a benign tumor known as a meningioma.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:20 PM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In other news..., White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Posted at 04:27 PM ET, 05/12/2011

Quoted: Sarah Palin touts her hip-hop credentials

As usual, the reference is “Rapper’s Delight.”

By The Reliable Source  |  04:27 PM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quoted

Posted at 01:53 PM ET, 05/12/2011

Read this: Cheri Daniels, ready to put marriage in spotlight?; Common reads poetry at White House

Other interesting news in the Post.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:53 PM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 05/12/2011

Will Ferrell to receive Mark Twain Prize: Nakedest winner ever?

The Kennedy Center will honor the SNL actor turned movie star.

By The Reliable Source  |  11:14 AM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 05/11/2011

Lawmakers “in awe” of those who make the songs at ASCAP concert

Lyle Lovett and Jackie DeShannon were among those who performed at the Library of Congress.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:00 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:33 PM ET, 05/11/2011

Monica Goodling — hard to find these days but still around — reprimanded by Virginia Bar

She’s working under her married name now, with former Justice colleagues.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:33 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 05/11/2011

Oral surgeon weighs in on Bristol Palin’s “jaw” surgery

Looks comestic to this expert.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:56 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 05/11/2011

Update: White House defends Common, but not all of his lyrics

The rapper is still expected to attend the White House poetry night, amid criticism from some conservatives.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:47 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Update

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 05/11/2011

Bristol Palin explains new face: jaw surgery not cosmetic

Apparently it was doctor’s orders.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:56 AM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:37 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Harry Reid shows off his shiner

The jokes? Not so much.

By The Reliable Source  |  07:37 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:38 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver, a political couple “in transition” after 25 high-profile years (photos)

Is this how it goes in political marriages — not just “stay together until the kids grow up,” but “stay together until his career is done”?

By The Reliable Source  |  06:38 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Update: Tyson rep claims that champ never agreed to promotional appearance at Bethesda gym

The gym declined to comment.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:11 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Update

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 05/10/2011

In other news: Fox News and Sarah Palin in a flap over Common's White House appearance; Wills and Kate head to the Seychelles for royal honeymoon

The rapper is taking part in an evening of poetry; the newlyweds are off to paradise.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:28 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  In other news...

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Read this: Chaz Bono, Bristol Palin, Matthew Morrison

Other interesting stuff in Style.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:50 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Read This

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 05/10/2011

Love, etc.: Arnold Schwarzenegger and Maria Shriver announce separation

After 25 years of marriage, four children.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:50 AM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Love

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 05/09/2011

Love, etc.: William Kennedy Smith gets married; Alicia Silverstone gets a son

First marriage for the scandal-scarred Kennedy. First child for the “Clueless” star.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:00 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Love

Posted at 08:03 PM ET, 05/09/2011

Rep. Aaron Schock reveals abs on Men’s Health cover (photos) — but how will it play in Peoria?

A young Republican star goes shirtless for national magazine, and we ponder how this will play out amid redistricting.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:03 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 05/09/2011

In other news: Hasidic newspaper apologizes for removing Hillary Clinton from Situation Room photo; Mike Tyson blows off Bethesda fans

Also, Whitney Houston is back in rehab.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:45 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:05 PM ET, 05/08/2011

Placido Domingo’s big farewell at Washington’s Opera Ball at Chinese embassy

Peking Opera, Peking duck and lasers.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:05 PM ET, 05/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:03 PM ET, 05/08/2011

Beth Dororetz celebrates 60th birthday with girlfriends, champagne and...oh yeah, Brian Stokes Mitchell

And a candy bar, but no cake.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:03 PM ET, 05/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 05/08/2011

Love, etc: Obama’s date night at Tosca

The first couple celebrates a big week.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:00 PM ET, 05/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Love

Posted at 09:58 PM ET, 05/08/2011

Quoted: CSI’s Marg Helgenberger on “brat” Justin Bieber

Locked producer in a closet because ...he’s Bieber and you’re not.

By The Reliable Source  |  09:58 PM ET, 05/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quoted

Posted at 08:14 PM ET, 05/07/2011

Read this: Barry Louis Polisar, from “Juno” street cred to Honda ad bonanza; Robert Johnson’s centennial

The D.C. children’s entertainer sees payday for 30-year-old song; no such luck for the late bluesman.

By The Reliable Source  |  08:14 PM ET, 05/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Read This

Posted at 05:19 PM ET, 05/06/2011

Names & Faces: Wasserman-Schultz celebrates DNC gig; Nicolas Cage is off the hook; Paul McCartney gets engaged

Also, Bryan Adams is a fist-time dad at 51.

By Aaron Leitko  |  05:19 PM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 05/06/2011

Read this: The “sibling” rivalry of Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins

Two senators from Maine, both moderate Republicans. Yet, they can’t get along.

By The Reliable Source  |  12:05 PM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:00 PM ET, 05/05/2011

Joe Biden goes into action for TV producer battling a brain hemorrhage

It helps to know the right people. But Mika Brzezinski says she turned to him because he, too, suffered an aneurysm.

By The Reliable Source  |  11:00 PM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:30 PM ET, 05/05/2011

Raheem DeVaughn’s birthday present: D.C.’s key to the city

Mayor Vincent Gray proclaims “Raheem DeVaughn Day”

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

In other news...: Hillary Clinton’s allergies, William and Kate coming to U.S., Laura Bush to head Mall fundraising; Gingrich, Santorum off Fox

The Secretary of State said she was trying not to cough in the Situation Room

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Categories:  In other news...

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 05/05/2011

Quoted: Philip Treacy on Beatrice and Eugenie’s royal wedding hats

Well, he thought they were “gorgeous.”

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Categories:  Quoted

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 05/05/2011

Read this: Situation room analyzed; Gene Upshaw; Prince Charles

Sometimes the paper has other good stuff, too.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:14 PM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:30 PM ET, 05/04/2011

Dick Lugar, at 79, competes in Washington footrace for 30th year

He’s no longer the fastest senator, but he used to be.

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Posted at 06:41 PM ET, 05/04/2011

Betting on poker: Pros, politicians play for charity

Congressman concede that “some degree of skill” is involved.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:41 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 05/04/2011

Love, etc.: Marie Osmond remarries long-ago ex-husband

Wearing her 1982 wedding gown!

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Categories:  Love

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 05/04/2011

Surreal Estate: Michelle Rhee puts D.C. pad on the market

The former schools chancellor is selling her 16th Street Heights home.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:22 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Surreal Estate

Posted at 04:10 PM ET, 05/04/2011

In other news: Charlie Sheen demands $1 million for interview; Mariah Carey releases twins names

He didn’t get it, though. Carey and Cannon meet the high bar for curious showbiz baby names.

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Categories:  In other news...

Posted at 12:27 PM ET, 05/04/2011

Read this: Mark Boal’s hunt for bin Laden; Jo Nesbo the next Stieg Larsson?; Regine, inventor of disco; Michelle Obama dances

Good stuff that we didn’t write.

By The Reliable Source  |  12:27 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 05/03/2011

In other news: Big numbers for WHCD speeches; Wills and Kate back to business

Obama’s speech breaks C-SPAN’s records.

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Categories:  In other news..., White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 05/03/2011

Fresh from the royal wedding, Prince Charles kicks off D.C. visit

The Prince paid a visit to the Supreme Court, the Common Good City Farm.

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Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 05/03/2011

Hey, isn’t that...?: Susan Sarandon, Alex Ovechkin, Daniel Dae Kim, Tim Daly

Stars — they’re all over town.

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Categories:  Hey

Posted at 03:38 PM ET, 05/03/2011

Quoted: Donald Trump on his glum WHCD face

Really, he was honored by the jokes at his expense — he just thinks it’s best not to smile.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:38 PM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Quoted, White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 05/02/2011

A complex weekend for administration officials — especially NCTC chief Michael Leiter

We keep looking back and thinking, “what was going on in their minds then?” Especially counterterrorism guy Mike Leiter, who got married on the eve of Osama’s assassination.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:00 PM ET, 05/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 05/02/2011

Sen. Scott Brown requests Afghanistan for annual Massachusetts Army National Guard training

But will the Pentagon let him?

By The Reliable Source  |  06:44 PM ET, 05/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:47 PM ET, 05/02/2011

Hey, isn’t that...?: Seth Meyers, Anna Paquin & Stephen Moyer, Eric Stonestreet, Kylie Minogue

Lots of WHCD folks seen around town — but don’t forget Kylie!

By The Reliable Source  |  05:47 PM ET, 05/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Hey

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 05/02/2011

Love, etc.: Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon welcome twins, renew vows, lose the news cycle anyway

It was a tough weekend, though.

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Categories:  Love

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 05/02/2011

Read this: Normal people at the White House Correspondents’ dinner

Yes, there were some! Read about them here.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:03 PM ET, 05/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Read This

Posted at 09:26 PM ET, 05/01/2011

Sean & ScarJo share love with press, but Hollywood crowds out Washington at many WHCD parties

The stars that once decorated the White House Correspondents’ dinner now dominate it, and the free-form mingle has been velvet-roped into submission.

By The Reliable Source  |  09:26 PM ET, 05/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Posted at 07:50 PM ET, 05/01/2011

Donald Trump vs. Sarah Palin at White House Correspondent’s parties: The jokes on who?

Is it better when everyone jokes about you---or not?

By The Reliable Source  |  07:50 PM ET, 05/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Posted at 05:16 AM ET, 05/01/2011

White House Correspondent’s Dinner round-up: ScarJo and Sean Penn are very much together — and other VIP observations

The early deets on tonight’s shindig.

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Categories:  White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Posted at 04:30 AM ET, 05/01/2011

White House Correspondent’s Dinner: Obama and Meyers bring the pain to Trump

The hair, the accent, the ties — nothing was spared.

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Categories:  White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Posted at 02:33 AM ET, 05/01/2011

Obama’s speech at White House Correspondents’ dinner (video)

He let the screen do a lot of the talking.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:33 AM ET, 05/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Posted at 02:32 AM ET, 05/01/2011

White House Correspondents’ dinner: Seth Meyers mocks C-SPAN, Obama, James O’Keefe.

Extra points for the Will.i.am and Ginni Thomas gags.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:32 AM ET, 05/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 04/30/2011

Sarah Palin is surprise guest at White House Correspondents’ weekend parties

And what are all these parties about anyway? Some scenes from Friday night and Saturday morning.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:00 PM ET, 04/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  White House Correspondents' Association Dinner

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 04/30/2011

Names and Faces: Trump’s f-bombs; trivial matters; richest ripped guy

A Vegas crowd heard a more colorful side of Donald Trump, if you even knew that was possible.

By Aaron Leitko  |  11:24 AM ET, 04/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

 

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