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The Reliable Source: March, 2013

Posted at 06:02 AM ET, 03/30/2013

White House Easter Egg Roll: The Wanted, Quvenzhane Wallis, other VIP guests

The White House has released the final list of kid-friendly entertainment for Monday's Easter Egg Roll.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:02 AM ET, 03/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 03/29/2013

The Scene: Photos from the 10th annual Blue Jeans Ball

Our photographer colleague Rebecca D'Angelo goes to a party every week and does her thing, for a regular feature in the Sunday Style section called The Scene. This week, it was the 10th annual Blue Jeans Ball

By Rebecca D'Angelo  |  03:02 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Parties, The Scene

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 03/29/2013

Read this: Rock star-chef (no, really) Erik Bruner-Yang

Another story in the Post: It's become a cliche to refer to hot-shot chefs as "rock stars," but Erik Bruner-Yang of H Street's Toki Underground really is one -- or was

By The Reliable Source  |  12:02 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Emmitt Smith

Seen around town: The retired NFL superstar on a college tour.

By The Reliable Source  |  09:02 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey, Hey isn't that, isn't that. . . ?

Posted at 06:01 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Baba Wawa will not work forever; John Roberts sticks to cash; and other stories

Baba Wawa will not work forever; John Roberts sticks to cash; and other stories

By The Reliable Source  |  06:01 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briefly

Posted at 06:31 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Love, etc.: A baby for Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard

"My new roomate poops her pants and doesn't pay rent."

By The Reliable Source  |  06:31 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Love etc.

Posted at 05:03 PM ET, 03/28/2013

King memorial foundation drops MLK Jr. from name, denies rift with family

The foundation president told reporters his group had a longstanding agreement with King's estate to change its name from the Martin Luther King Jr. National Memorial Project Foundation -- it's now simply The Memorial Foundation -- once construction was complete

By The Reliable Source  |  05:03 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Charlie Daniels gets a pacemaker, keeps on ticking

The Grand Ole Opry star, 76, checked into a hospital earlier this week with a mild case of pneumonia and then was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:36 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:32 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Briefly: No, not the White House Correspondents' dinner again already!; Elle Macpherson; Brangelina

Yes, it is almost that time of year again, and already the same old celebrity guests are poised to take up all the seats.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:32 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briefly

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Read this: Another Obama-GOP dinner; Jim McGreevey; Philip Roth

Also: What is up with those weird cable-news show names?

By The Reliable Source  |  12:12 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 03/28/2013

Ashley Judd: A look back at her not-quite Senate campaign

Thank you, Ashley Judd, for the most exciting Senate campaign that never was. We all knew this was never going to happen -- too many residency questions, too many tone-deaf speeches, too many semi-nude scenes. And yet, from the moment some Great Mentioner first floated her name as a possible Kentucky candidate, the incredible click-appeal of this story seemed like it could compensate for its utter improbability.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  09:01 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  celebvocate, Judd Watch, Politics

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 03/28/2013

The Green Book: A social list of official Washington -- and folks you've never heard of

If you have to ask who's in the Green Book, you're probably not.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:02 AM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:54 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Read this: Actually, Angela Bassett was the first female Secret Service chief

The actress gloats over a rich bit of life-imitates art irony.

By The Reliable Source  |  06:54 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Chris Santos, again with the BBQ!

The Manhattan chef/reality TV judge returned to the scene of the crime at the Maryland diner where he made a spectacle with his eating and tipping.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  04:47 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 04:15 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Shia LaBeouf shows just how gracious he is about Broadway firing

Shia LaBeouf is so gracious. No hard feelings whatsoever about getting fired from that Broadway show. How do we know? Because he physically manifested just how supportive he is of his fellow actors during a preview performance of "Orphans."

By The Reliable Source  |  04:15 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 03/27/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: John Warner

Seen around town: The former senator runs a few errands back at his old stomping grounds.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  01:58 PM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Jenna Wolfe and Stephanie Gosk of NBC come out; are also engaged and expecting

Jenna Wolfe, weekend anchor of "Today," and foreign correspondent Stephanie Gosk are the latest national TV news personalities to announce that they are gay. Also: They're dating, engaged and expecting a baby.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  10:16 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  etc., Love, Love etc.

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Reliable Source live discussion: Adrian Dantley, Michelle Shocked, Tilda Swinton, Larry David, Jewel, Torrey Smith, Kate Upton

Please join the Reliable Source weekly online live discussion today at noon. So what if Adrian Dantley is a crossing guard now; if you never had to work again in your life, what would you do? (Torrey Smith, congressional intern, is clearly taking notes.) The RNC does some office redecorating. And so many other stories to discuss.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:02 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Quoted: Buzz Bissinger on his shopping addiction

The bestselling author of "Friday Night Lights" and other sports and investigative stories confesses.

By The Reliable Source  |  07:01 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 03/27/2013

Michael Kaiser, Kennedy Center president, to wed John Roberts

Kennedy Center President Michael Kaiser sent out the "save the date" cards this week for a special event at the center: His wedding to John Roberts. Not that John Roberts, of course.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:01 AM ET, 03/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:01 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Read this: The four most expensive ex-presidents in America right now

The Congressional Research Service has come out with a report crunching the numbers on the care and upkeep of our former presidents and here's how they range in terms of how much they cost us last year. . .

By The Reliable Source  |  07:01 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Love, etc.: Princess Caroline is a grandmother

This new royal baby was born to Caroline's eldest son, Andrea Casiraghi, who could yet inherit the throne if his uncle doesn't get around to having kids.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:51 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Love etc.

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Read this: Remembering a 'Mr. Rogers' puppeteer

Judy B. Brown, along with her husband Bob Brown, were celebrated through the Washington area for their puppet shows.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:02 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:29 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Larry David; Sam Alito

Seen around town: The comedian and his daughter, in town for college visits. The SCOTUS justice, dining out before a big day.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  03:29 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 02:26 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Dionne Warwick files for bankruptcy

The singer, in debt for more than $10 million, blames unscrupulous managers.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  02:26 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:46 PM ET, 03/26/2013

Ovechkin's English is improving; how to survive a sex scandal; other stories

Nice metaphor, Ovie! Nice throw, RG3! Nice career save, David Vitter!

By The Reliable Source  |  12:46 PM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:36 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Bill Clinton to speak at Howard University graduation

The annual race for VIP commencement speakers continues. Does this trump Kerry Washington speaking at GWU?

By The Reliable Source  |  11:36 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:56 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Briefly: Kate Upton demurs; Dan Choi serves; Rob Reiner takes a seat; Tilda sleeps again

Finally, a celebrity stands up to public-relations blackmail operation posed by random strangers issuing cute date requests on YouTube. And how did Rob Reiner get to the front of the line at the Supreme Court? Plus, the dumbest story we clicked on today.

By The Reliable Source  |  09:56 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 03/26/2013

Baltimore Ravens's Torrey Smith on his internship for Rep. Elijah Cummings

The NFL wide receiver has checked off two big to-dos for 2013. February's sweet, sweet victory over the San Francisco 49ers for the championship. And opening mail for Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:02 AM ET, 03/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:01 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Quoted: The secret to playing Eleanor Holmes Norton

Kai Goodall met her real-life counterpart after Saturday's "Blacks in Wax" show. "She's got my number!" Norton said with a chuckle.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:01 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 03/25/2013

White House uses new Seder plate for Passover

Tonight's White House Passover dinner will have a new dish at the table: Spokesman Josh Earnest confirmed that the Obamas will use the silver Seder plate that Sara Netanyahu, wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, gave to the president last week during his trip to Israel, reports our colleague Juliet Eilperin.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:27 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  First family, In other news

Posted at 03:01 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Read this: Wayne Reynolds attempts to conquer the Corcoran

Another story in the Post: It might be the biggest controversy in social-philanthropic Washington in years: Wayne Reynolds thinks he has a plan to save the Corcoran -- and he's trying to force gallery folks to put him on their board to handle it.

By The Reliable Source  |  03:01 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:31 PM ET, 03/25/2013

Hey, isn't that. . .?: Michelle Obama dining out

Seen around town: The first lady joined friends at Birch

By The Reliable Source  |  01:31 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:20 PM ET, 03/25/2013

'Kid President' Robbie Novak to appear at White House Easter Egg Roll

The White House's annual egg roll is a window into the mysterious parallel universe of 11 years olds.

By The Reliable Source  |  12:20 PM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Prince Harry is returning to Washington

The spare to the throne has more receptions, polo matches, charity work planned for his trip to the U.S. in May. But sorry, no stop in Vegas.

By The Reliable Source  |  09:55 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:25 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Read this: Ben Carson wants a TV show

Also in the Post: The groundbreaking neurosurgeon weighs his options since becoming a conservative rising star.

By The Reliable Source  |  09:25 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:02 AM ET, 03/25/2013

Virginia first-grader gets lessons in Hollywood with debut film

How to break into show business? Well, it helps to know somebody. Northern Virginia's AJ Fucito made his first movie at just 5 years old — thanks to producer grandmother Dorothy Fucito casting him in "Bad Parents," a black comedy about soccer moms, starring Janeane Garofalo and Cheri Oteri.

By Roxanne Roberts  |  12:02 AM ET, 03/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:44 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Tilda Swinton sleeps in a box: Is this (still) art?

Tilda Swinton climbed into a glass box at NYC's Museum of Modern Art Saturday and went to sleep — a bit of performance art entitled "The Maybe," which quickly drew a crowd.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  06:44 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Quoted: Oscar de la Renta on his future with Michelle Obama

The designer, who had dressed every first lady from Betty Ford to Laura Bush, got off on the wrong foot in 2009 when he dissed a cardigan Obama wore to meet the queen and, well, the call just never came after that. Fine by him

By The Reliable Source  |  02:16 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 03/24/2013

Aziz Ansari on dating in the cellphone era

"It's not like you could be on a date and some guy would sneak around and stick a note in your pocket."

By The Reliable Source  |  09:02 AM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 03/23/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Michelle Obama

Seen around town: The first lady dined out with her sister-in-law and family.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:02 PM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 03/23/2013

Briefly: Evan Royster, Tim Geithner, 'Olympus Has Fallen'

A Redskin was among the partiers at a nightclub where a man was shot. The former Treasury secretary has already unloaded his home. And other stories.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  11:26 AM ET, 03/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 03/22/2013

Hey, isn't that . . .?: Chris Hemsworth

Seen around town: The "Thor" actor, dining in Georgetown with a director he's working with on a cyberterrorism movie project.

By The Reliable Source  |  01:02 PM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:19 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Lil Wayne proves he's alive, out of hospital, in video greeting to fans

A week after his mysterious hospitalization, Lil Wayne offered proof-of-life Friday: A video in which the rapper, apparently up and walking around, thanks fans for their prayers.

By The Reliable Source  |  11:19 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Briefly: We didn't even know they were dating!

Briefly: We didn't even know they were dating!

By The Reliable Source  |  10:49 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 03/22/2013

Wendy Rieger celebrates 25 years at NBC4 her way: No makeup and dirty hair

"I'm not wearing any makeup or washing my hair today," said the anchor. "I'm giving my whole body a break. And my cameraman is buying me a drink tonight."

By Roxanne Roberts  |  05:02 AM ET, 03/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:26 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Bobby Brown serves jail sentence in only eight hours

Bobby Brown spent a mere eight hours behind bars Wednesday, getting released almost as soon as he reported to serve a 55-day sentence for DUI.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  05:26 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:01 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Quoted: Matthew Perry shuts down will-you-run-for-office question nicely

Really? After his history? The "Friends" star was back in town to testify in favor of funding for drug courts.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:01 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Read this: The problem with asking celebrities to prom

"Should one invitation rise up out of the cluttered abyss of requests, the star who receives it is in a PR bind."

By The Reliable Source  |  03:02 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Michelle Shocked's bizarre, cut-off radio interview

Michelle Shocked quarreled with a talk-radio host and quickly hung up Thursday during what was supposed to be her first interview since the anti-gay rant that has concert halls across the country cancelling shows.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  02:02 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 03/21/2013

Briefly: Saxby Chambliss; Patti Davis; Kiwis resent 'Argo'

Brief news from elsewhere: Well, there's the quote of the day. . . . Reagan's daughter's new literary venture. . . and other news.

By The Reliable Source  |  12:01 PM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 03/21/2013

R.I.P. Harry Reems, the porn star who kept his porn name

Do you think he had a dog named Harry and grew up on Reems Street? Eh, probably not, but isn't it pretty to think so.

By The Reliable Source  |  10:22 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 03/21/2013

Republican National Committee redecorates with rare autographed campaign signs

RNC communications director Sean Spicer just finished his months-long quest to collect signed campaign posters from every GOP presidential ticket.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  05:02 AM ET, 03/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:02 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Jewel apologizes for insensitive remarks

Singer Jewel's impromptu banter wasn't a hit with some audience members at Tuesday's GW concert.

By Roxanne Roberts  |  10:02 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Love, etc.: 'Mad Men' duo Vincent Kartheiser and Alexis Bledel engaged

The "Mad Men" actor, 33, and former "Gilmore Girls" actress, 31, played lovers on the critically-acclaimed AMC hit; now they're a couple in real life

By Roxanne Roberts  |  05:32 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Love etc.

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Adrian Dantley, ex-NBA star, says crossing-guard job is meaningful way to fill his days

He still doesn't quite understand why everyone was so stunned to learn he's working as a part-time crossing guard in Silver Spring these days. It's "for the kids, " he says. "I have a routine. I exercise, I go to work, I go home."

By The Reliable Source  |  02:32 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:09 PM ET, 03/20/2013

Read this: Stephen Colbert's sister, Marco Rubio, congressional softball players

Fun in South Carolina, no love for Justin Timberlake, and the Hill's new softball recruits get ready to face off

By Roxanne Roberts  |  12:09 PM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politics

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 03/20/2013

Read this: The Ruth Bader Ginsburg Workout Plan

Thanks to Bryant Johnson, she's doing those are old-fashioned, knees-off-the-ground push-ups.

By Roxanne Roberts  |  11:39 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 03/20/2013

Reliable Source live discussion: Tiger Woods, Johnny Wright, Bob Menendez, Lil Wayne, Henry Kissinger, Brandon Gray, Michelle Obama

Please send us your questions, and join the live discussion at noon.

By Roxanne Roberts  |  10:02 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 03/20/2013

Read this: Jane Goodall caught in plagiarism scandal

Jane Goodall, the groundbreaking primatologist and wildlife-documentary superstar, is the latest high-profile author caught in a plagiarism scandal -- and this one is really embarrassing, reports Steve Levingston.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  09:24 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 03/20/2013

Tiger Woods and Lindsey Vonn: It just might work, based on other celebrity sports couples

The pairing of one of history's best golfers and an Olympic gold-medal skier makes more sense when you look at the many successful couples who are top-of-their-field athletes.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  05:02 AM ET, 03/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:46 PM ET, 03/19/2013

Update: Clint, the Nats' Jumbotron guy, scales back

Clint Khoury, the hardest-working Jumbotron guy in town -- is that his official title? -- is shifting to part-time with the Nats this season, reports our Sports Bog colleague Dan Steinberg.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  06:46 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 03/19/2013

Celebvocate: Harrison Ford fights FAA cuts to small airfields

One in an occasional series on the stars with a cause who come to Washington. Tuesday's advocate: Harrison Ford -- a pilot in real-life, too --who's concerned about sequester cuts.

By Roxanne Roberts  |  05:38 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  celebvocate

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 03/19/2013

Don't you want to get invited back to the White House, Jay-Z?

Come on, Jay, do you hear Barbra Streisand singing about her Lincoln Bedroom visits?

By Amy Argetsinger  |  03:20 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 03/19/2013

Hollywood hurts pop stars; 'Bible' producer at White House; Michelle Shocked

Does Hollywood dabbling sap our great pop stars of their talent? Was that guy playing the devil supposed to look like Obama? And does Clive Davis know how to market a book or what?

By Amy Argetsinger  |  12:55 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 03/19/2013

Hey, isn't that. . . ?: Robert Griffin III

Seen around town: The quarterback and friends at a suburban Clyde's.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  12:03 PM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey, Hey isn't that, isn't that. . . ?

Posted at 11:35 AM ET, 03/19/2013

Time-wasting slideshows of the day: GOP fashion, chaste celebrities

Trump's hair, Palin's shoes, Rand Paul's dad jeans -- and celebrities who talk about not having sex. A few choice photo galleries to help kill what's left of your morning.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  11:35 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 03/19/2013

Surreal estate: Tim Geithner is selling Bethesda home

Now that they've moved back to New York, the former Treasury secretary and his wife, Carole, have put their Bethesda rambler on the market.

By Roxanne Roberts  |  07:02 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:03 AM ET, 03/19/2013

Brandon Gray, model and DeMatha grad, makes acting debut in Carly Rae Jepsen video

All the Catholic school girls from Prince George's County must be regretting the chance they missed with Brandon Gray. The DeMatha grad is suddenly a star of sorts, thanks to his role in a new Carly Rae Jepsen music video.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  05:03 AM ET, 03/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:01 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Quoted: Brett Ratner on his anti-gay slur

The Hollywood producer makes amends with the gay community at GLAAD awards.

By Roxanne Roberts  |  07:01 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Tiger Woods makes it Facebook-official with Lindsey Vonn

Wow, does Tiger Woods have a type or what? The golf superstar took the unusual step of announcing via social media that he is dating Lindsey Vonn, who looks. . . familiar.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  05:32 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Lindsay Lohan: A plea deal and a sad photo

Lindsay Lohan's latest legal drama -- this is the one involving lying to police about that Santa Monica fender bender -- ended with a plea deal Monday that will mean 90 days in a locked-down rehab center instead of jail.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  04:28 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:31 PM ET, 03/18/2013

The rough early days of a Bryce Harper baseball glove

Stuffed, drowned, hammered.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  03:31 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:44 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Kerry Washington to speak at George Washington University commencement

The actress, who plays a D.C. crisis-management shark on ABC's "Scandal", is a GWU grad and former board member.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  01:44 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Read this: The lives and loves of the Supreme Court

Some adopted kids. Some decided not to have any. Some never married. All an interesting backdrop for the arguments on same-sex marriage.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  01:01 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 03/18/2013

George Clooney has not broken up with his current girlfriend yet

Besides, everyone knows he traditionally changes girlfriends during the summer months.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  12:28 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briefly, Love etc.

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Bob Menendez is poor for a senator; Shirley Sherrod suit; Fred Davis video

When Sen. Bob Menendez repaid his buddy Salomon Melgen, it cost him "between 33 percent and 87 percent of all the money he has listed in bank accounts and stocks." And other interesting revelations in the Washington Post.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  11:39 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briefly, Read this

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 03/18/2013

Love, etc.: Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman reconcile

So maybe they're the Newman/Woodward of the sitcom world after all?

By Roxanne Roberts  |  05:02 AM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:49 PM ET, 03/17/2013

Lil Wayne survives the weekend, but Tone Loc and Morrissey aren't doing so well either

Lil Wayne spent the weekend in the hospital, triggering the most overheated celebrity deathwatch in recent years.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  04:49 PM ET, 03/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  In other news

Posted at 09:48 PM ET, 03/15/2013

At CPAC, filmmakers explain why the right gets it wrong in Hollywood

Conservatives, here's one way to win elections: "If you want to win the politics, win the culture war first," says filmmaker Andrew Marcus.

By Roxanne Roberts  |  09:48 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politics

Posted at 05:58 PM ET, 03/15/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Cathy Lanier

Seen around town: The police chief at a rock concert

By Amy Argetsinger  |  05:58 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 03:46 PM ET, 03/15/2013

Sorry, no virgin sacrifices scheduled at Georgetown library today

"The Stewards are a nonentity, just a bunch of bros who weren't smart enough to get into Yale and join a real secret society. . . "

By Amy Argetsinger  |  03:46 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 03/15/2013

Halle Berry movie marred by terrible hair

"Why on God's green earth would anyone want to put one of the best haircuts in Hollywood under a bad poodle-cut wig?"

By Amy Argetsinger  |  02:31 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 03/15/2013

Carrie Fisher on her manic episode: 'Metaphors be with you'

Explaining her recent manic episode on a cruise ship, the actress/writer comes up with a really-not-bad-at-all pun to describe it.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  01:22 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:19 PM ET, 03/15/2013

Read this: Hillary's photo wall; Prouty's court records; Portman's son; Murray Marder's gift

Other interesting stories in the Post: Do not be alarmed that the State Department is slowly shedding its Hillary photos. This is just part of the natural cycle of life

By Amy Argetsinger  |  12:19 PM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:01 AM ET, 03/15/2013

Posing your way into Washington society

From Guest of a Guest D.C., advice on how to get your photo into a fancy society magazine.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  09:01 AM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 03/15/2013

Michelle Obama's hairdresser Johnny Wright brings starpower to cancer fundraiser

Johnny Wright had a huge smile on his face — and why not? His biggest client, Michelle Obama, is sporting the now-famous bangs he created for her on the cover of Vogue's April issue. "I love them," he told us Thursday. "I think they're fresh. Some people love them, some people hate them. But that's the beauty of hair."

By Roxanne Roberts  |  05:01 AM ET, 03/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth: Can we ever really know what goes on in someone else's relationship?

For a news reporter attempting to cite other media organizations about the status of a celebrity relationship, a measure of caution must be employed. For what does it really tell us if "sources" say someone is dating or not? Think back to your own relationships and the ambiguous levels of seriousness between the time you first connected and when you broke up.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  05:48 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  etc., Love

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Byron Leftwich

Seen around town: The Steelers quarterback returns to his hometown, has drinks at the Hamilton.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  04:40 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey, Hey isn't that, isn't that. . . ?

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Henry Kissinger would rather not discuss drones at this nice party

The former secretary of state declined to debate the finer points of the U.S. drone program with a reporter at the National Defense University dinner for Brent Scowcroft.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  03:50 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politics, Quoted

Posted at 03:21 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Love, etc.: M.I.A. and Benjamin Bronfman in custody dispute

Seems like just yesterday the fiery British-Sri Lankan rapper was performing at the Grammys stupendously pregnant, but that child is 4 now; and it's been more than a year since she and the Seagram's heir ended their engagement -- and now it's turned bitter.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  03:21 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Love etc.

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 03/14/2013

President Obama on how Michelle Obama is like Beyonce

The leader of the free world tells Vogue that first lady upgraded his wardrobe. Get it? Like in the song "Let Me Upgrade U"?

By Amy Argetsinger  |  01:14 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quoted

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Republican parties!: GOP dynasties' next generation; CPAC; Scott Prouty

Republican parties!: GOP dynasties' next generation; CPAC; Scott Prouty

By Amy Argetsinger  |  12:26 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 03/14/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: John Brennan, Sally Jewell, Ernie Moniz

Seen around town: So, three Cabinet-level picks walk into Bombay Club. . .

By Amy Argetsinger  |  12:04 PM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 09:02 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Michelle Obama, in Vogue, on why nice clothes matter

"If you're comfortable in your clothes it's easy to connect with people and make them feel comfortable as well."

By Amy Argetsinger  |  09:02 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 03/14/2013

Adrienne Arsht leans in with $5 million to Atlantic Council

Sheryl Sandberg could learn something from Washington's Adrienne Arsht — a businesswoman who crashed the old-boys philanthropy club with her millions in donations.

By Roxanne Roberts  |  05:01 AM ET, 03/14/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:21 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Steven Seagal joins Vladimir Putin for photo-op

Steven Seagal has been hanging out in Moscow with Vladi mir Putin, touring a martial-arts school where the Russian president called for a revival of Stalin-era school phys-ed programs.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  07:21 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briefly, In other news

Posted at 07:21 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Ed Asner rushed to hospital midway through 'FDR' performance

Mr. Grant!!! Ed Asner was rushed off a stage in Gary, Ind., Tuesday after he appeared disoriented. His rep told the local newspaper he was hospitalized for exhaustion. The sitcom legend, 83, had been performing a one-man show about FDR.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  07:21 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briefly, In other news

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Ashley Wagner's lost luggage heightens skating championship drama

Your little flight-delay/lost-luggage drama is nothing compared to what U.S. figure skating champion Ashley Wagner suffered this week, reports our colleague Liz Clarke.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  06:01 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:02 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Read this: Sybil Burton, RIP; Gridion dinner gaffe; Chuck Hagel; VIP tax exiles

Other interesting stories in The Washington Post: R.I.P Sybil Williams Burton Christopher, who outlived first husband Richard Burton and the woman he famously left her for. Plus, be sure to get the name of your dinner partner before you start blabbing.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  05:02 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:52 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Judd Watch: Ashley Judd at the White House, on the big screen

An ongoing feature tracking Ashley Judd's maybe-possible bid for U.S. Senate: Is it serious if she's having meetings at the White House? Well, not necessarily. . . Also, a return to the day job.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  03:52 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Judd Watch, Politics

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Hey, isn't that. . .?: Jamie Dimon, Bill Daley, Newt Gingrich

Seen around town: The JP Morgan Chase CEO at BLT Steak; the former candidate at Bastille.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  02:49 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey, Hey isn't that, isn't that. . . ?

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 03/13/2013

Briefly: Taylor Swift fan mail, Dennis Rodman whereabouts

Plus: The dumbest headline we clicked on today.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  12:02 PM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Reliable Source live discussion: Kate Middleton; Sonia Sotomayor; Gridiron Club; Demi Moore; George W. Bush; Michelle Obama

Please send us your questions.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  10:01 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:02 AM ET, 03/13/2013

The best royal love story you've never heard before

Princess Lilian of Sweden, who just died at 97, quietly cohabitated with her prince for 30 years until they got permission to wed.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  07:02 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 03/13/2013

Love, etc.: George Soros suing ex-mistress

Billionaire George Soros is responding to an ex-mistress's $50 million lawsuit by suing her for defamation and assault.

By Roxanne Roberts  |  05:02 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:01 AM ET, 03/13/2013

In other news: Michael Vick cancels book tour; Sarah Palin pens Christmas book

The ex-con quarterback was receiving death threats; Palin jumps into the War on Christmas.

By Roxanne Roberts  |  12:01 AM ET, 03/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:01 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Read this: Jon Bon Jovi, elder statesman

He's come along way from his hair mousse days, notes critic Allison Stewart.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  08:01 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:02 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Sonia Sotomayor and Rita Moreno discuss men, moms, love, life

The Supreme Court justice and the Oscar winner conducted a rollicking, 90-minute conversation about their new books -- open to the public but closed to reporters. Hmpf.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  04:02 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politics

Posted at 03:23 PM ET, 03/12/2013

Read this: Who is Miguel Rodriguez?

White House officials think their new legislative director's obscurity is a bonus, reports Philip Rucker.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  03:23 PM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 03/12/2013

The Jennifer Lawrence debate; DeAngelo Hall; Miss Delaware Teen USA

Other interesting stories in The Washington Post

By Amy Argetsinger  |  11:52 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Michelle Obama to appear on Vogue cover

The issue, due out next week, will be the first lady's second time on the cover of the high-fashion bible.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  11:41 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  First family

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Jan Vesely and Eva Kodouskova, still together two years after The Kiss

Jan Vesely may be playing poorly, but he's still got the girl, reports our colleague Michael Lee.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  10:47 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Celebrities and officials hacked; Michael Vick threatened

Kim Kardashian, Robert Mueller, Ashton Kutcher and Michelle Obama are among the VIPs whose private financial information has ended up on a Web site.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  09:23 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:02 AM ET, 03/12/2013

Nancy Pelosi elected to National Women's Hall of Fame

House Minority Leader Pelosi can add this to her list of many commendations.

By Roxanne Roberts  |  05:02 AM ET, 03/12/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:38 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Ruth Bader Ginsburg celebrates 80th birthday with Washington National Opera

For superfan Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the folks at the Washington National Opera had the perfect birthday gift in mind.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  06:38 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Parties

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Read this: RIP J.R. Ewing, the ultimate lovable villain

Another interesting story in The Washington Post: Hank Stuever on the legacy of Larry Hagman's J.R.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  05:12 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Love, etc.: Elle Macpherson engaged to rich guy

Are supermodels

By Amy Argetsinger  |  04:38 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Love etc.

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 03/11/2013

Read this: Terry and Tom Donilon: One works for POTUS, one for the maybe-next pope

Another interesting story in The Washington Post: One brother's boss is the president, the other's boss could be the next pope.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  01:16 PM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:17 AM ET, 03/11/2013

Rihanna cancels; Peter King fights; and more

As if Washington fashion couldn't get worse now men's ties on the Capitol's female tour guides? And other stories from elsewhere

By Amy Argetsinger  |  11:17 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briefly

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 03/11/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Martin O'Malley

Seen around town: The Maryland governor joined the Saw Doctors on stage.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  10:22 AM ET, 03/11/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 03:41 PM ET, 03/10/2013

Read this: David Shuster weds Kera Rennert

Another interesting story in The Washington Post: The former MSNBC broadcaster tells our colleague Ellen McCarthy he's stunned how much his life has turned around in 15 months.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  03:41 PM ET, 03/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Love etc., Read this

Posted at 12:38 AM ET, 03/10/2013

President Obama at elite Gridiron Club jokes about sequester, Biden, Rubio

President Obama, who dismayed the Beltway elite during his first term by famously shunning most of this town's stuffed-shirt banquets, put in a game appearance at the annual Gridiron Club dinner Saturday night.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  12:38 AM ET, 03/10/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Parties, Parties; Gridiron Club

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 03/09/2013

Read this: Kacey Musgraves, Erica Hubbard; Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Carol Channing

Other interesting stories in The Washington Post: A country star channels her millennial angst. A former child star remembers when they used to make good sitcoms.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  02:27 PM ET, 03/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 03/08/2013

George W. Bush's painting teacher on his artistic potential

George W. Bush's painting teacher on his artistic potential

By Amy Argetsinger  |  06:06 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Michelle Obama

Seen around town: The first lady at the Howard Theatre

By Amy Argetsinger  |  05:27 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Hey isn't that

Posted at 12:01 PM ET, 03/08/2013

Journey documentary: A look back at its Salahi-studded premiere

"Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey" -- the documentary about how Arnel Pineda was plucked from YouTube obscurity to become the new frontman for Journey -- is now in movie theaters. We recall the crazy scene when it premiered last year at Silverdocs.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  12:01 PM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 03/08/2013

Read this: Rand Paul and the physiology of the filibuster

There's the strained bladder, the risk of blood clots, and then the "stuttering, sputtering, getting sweaty. . ."

By Amy Argetsinger  |  10:17 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:03 AM ET, 03/08/2013

Welcome to the rock star club, Justin Bieber

You never forget your first onstage collapse

By Amy Argetsinger  |  09:03 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Briefly

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 03/08/2013

Alma Powell celebrated at ladies' lunch for 50th wedding anniversary, 75th birthday

Thursday's luncheon for Alma Powell was a belated celebration of two milestones last fall: Powell's 50th wedding anniversary to Colin Powell, and her 75th birthday. But really, the lunch was just an excuse for her friends to say lovely things about the woman they've known and admired for decades.

By Roxanne Roberts  |  05:00 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:30 AM ET, 03/08/2013

Obama heads to Gridiron dinner: A look back at his last time

President Obama is expected to attend the elite Gridiron Club dinner on Saturday. More evidence that he's trying to reach out more and shed his aloof image?

By Amy Argetsinger  |  01:30 AM ET, 03/08/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:44 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Obama's dinner with GOP senators: What they ate, what it cost

Much mystery still shrouding the president's dinner at the Jefferson Hotel with 12 key Republican senator, but now it can be told: There was a vegetarian in the mix.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  04:44 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:57 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Read this: The rage of a Bolshoi ballet dancer

Another interesting story in The Washington Post: Who ever imagined what ego, rage and simmering violence were contained within the graceful forms of the Bolshoi Ballet?

By Amy Argetsinger  |  03:57 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:12 PM ET, 03/07/2013

Mayor Vincent Gray jokes about the Snowquester

"We just did an incredible job getting it off the ground."

By Amy Argetsinger  |  02:12 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quoted

Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 03/07/2013

LeBron James sets a wedding date; Demi Moore seeks alimony

What is the true relationship milestone for a couple that has been together since high school and already has two children and an open-ended engagement going back more than a year? A save-the-date card. Also: Demi seeks alimony from Ashton.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  01:59 PM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  etc., Love

Posted at 11:20 AM ET, 03/07/2013

A little springtime refurbishment for The Reliable Source

If you're a regular online reader of The Reliable Source, you may have noticed our little facelift.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  11:20 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 03/07/2013

Rand Paul fears for Jane Fonda

Other interesting stories in The Washington Post.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  09:49 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 03/07/2013

Democrats and Republicans come together for Bob Michel's 90th birthday party

Talk about a bygone era! The 90th birthday party for former House Minority Leader Bob Michel Tuesday brought together Democrats and Republicans in a spirit of old-fashioned, bipartisan goodwill.

By Roxanne Roberts  |  05:00 AM ET, 03/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Roger Ailes's best insults: Can you guess who he's trashing here?

We could give you all the fire-breathing highlights of Zev Chafets's new bio of Roger Ailes, as excerpted in Vanity Fair — but why make us do all the worok? How about you try to guess which friends and enemies the pugnacious Fox News chief is describing here.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  06:18 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quoted

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Valerie Harper on cancer, facing her mortality

The sitcom legend has a very philosophical outlook about the news that she may have only three months to live.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  04:42 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Quoted

Posted at 03:47 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Surreal estate: Joe Robert mansion sells for $9.3 million

Nearly nine months after it went on the market, the sprawling McLean estate that was the little-seen hideaway of the late investor-philanthropist has finally sold -- but for substantially below asking price. Still no bargain, though.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  03:47 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Surreal estate

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 03/06/2013

What Kate Middleton really meant

Why assume she was talking about her "daughter" when there are so many other possibilities?

By Amy Argetsinger  |  01:30 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 03/06/2013

Reliable Source live discussion, today at noon: 'Idol's' Gurpreet; Chris Santos; and more

Please send us your questions.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  12:03 PM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:00 AM ET, 03/06/2013

Kentucky governor weighs in on Ashley Judd's prospects

Gov. Steve Beshear says his fellow Democrat is "seriously considering" the race.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  12:00 AM ET, 03/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:41 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Former Rep. Bob Ney skewers John Boehner: 'I don't hate him now'

Almost every political fall has a postscript, so it's no surprise that Bob Ney has written a memoir. What is a surprise is Ney's unsparing profile of the House speaker.

By Reliable Source  |  06:41 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:21 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Marvin Gaye's family drama; Ford Edsel designer Roy Brown Jr.

Other interesting stories in The Washington Post.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  04:21 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:25 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Schwarzenegger returns to publishing; Carly Rae Jepsen drops Boy Scout gig

In other news: Schwarzenegger returns to publishing; Carly Rae Jepsen drops Boy Scout gig

By Amy Argetsinger  |  02:25 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  In other news

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 03/05/2013

Jamie Lee Curtis on Seth MacFarlane and topless scenes

The star says the Oscar host was juvenile, sexist and insensitive to actresses.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  12:18 PM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 03/05/2013

Get to know your new Cabinet secretaries; John Kerry's thoughtful gift

Other interesting stories in The Washington Post.

By Amy Argetsinger  |  11:04 AM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 03/05/2013

Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington celebrates 10 years of making politicians nervous

Advocacy group’s mission is keeping Congress ethical.

By The Reliable Source  |  05:00 AM ET, 03/05/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Hey, isn’t that. . . ?: Chris Santos’s barbecue feast

Seen around town.

By The Reliable Source  |  04:18 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Hey, Isn't That...?

Posted at 02:40 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Mark Sanford asked ex-wife Jenny Sanford to run his latest campaign

Three years after their bitter divorce, he misses her as a campaign manager.

By The Reliable Source  |  02:40 PM ET, 03/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Politics

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Quoted: Michelle Obama on dog fitness

Run, Bo, run! The first lady brings her “Let’s Move” health initiative to pets.

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Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 03/04/2013

Read this: Danica Patrick’s love life; Ernest Moniz’s amazing hair

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Posted at 09:30 AM ET, 03/04/2013

Hey, isn't that . . . ?: Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick; Yasiin Bey; Madeleine Albright and Queen Noor

Seen around town.

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Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 03/04/2013

Judd Watch: Ashley Judd makes the rounds in Washington

The actress/activist made two weekend appearances in D.C.

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Posted at 10:00 PM ET, 03/03/2013

Quoted: Ann Romney on turning down ‘Dancing With the Stars’

She loves the reality TV show, but didn’t want to compete against an Olympian.

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Posted at 07:13 PM ET, 03/03/2013

Dennis Rodman on North Korea’s Kim Jong Eun: ‘He’s a good guy to me’

The former NBA star advises some basketball diplomacy.

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Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 03/02/2013

Read this: Mingering Mike; Donald Trump’s hair

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Posted at 06:00 PM ET, 03/01/2013

Gurpreet Singh Sarin, Maryland college student, ends triumphant run as first Sikh on ‘American Idol’

A year after he started singing at a Gaithersburg cafe, the college student is enjoying a unique moment of fame.

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Posted at 02:58 PM ET, 03/01/2013

Read this: Van Cliburn, Lindsay Czarniak, Caroline Kennedy, ‘Great Train Robber’, Bob Woodward

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Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 03/01/2013

Michelle Obama on critics of her Oscars appearance

It’s just like with the bangs — people will talk, you know?

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Posted at 05:00 AM ET, 03/01/2013

Georgetown Day alum Andrew Weiner recruits pals for his horror movie ‘The Frankenstein Theory’

The first-time director based the horror movie on Shelley’s original monster novel with a found-footage twist.

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Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 02/28/2013

Hey, isn’t that. . .?: Clark Johnson

Seen around town.

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Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 02/28/2013

Read this: Mars needs a married couple; Van Cliburn; Morrissey strikes back at Kimmel

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