A Loud Holiday in Arlington


» “ASK JUST ABOUT any Arlington resident who lives within earshot of Route 1, I-395 or I-66 what they think of Rolling Thunder, and they’ll probably have some uncharitable things to say about the ‘Thunder’ part.”
ArlNow.com points out that not everyone in the area is a big fan of the traditional Memorial Day motorcycle ride.

» “HERE’S YOUR INFORMATIONAL TIDBIT to make you feel old for the day … [Monday] marked the 20th anniversary of the debut of ‘Seinfeld.’ Oddly, it also was the 10th anniversary of the debut of ‘Survivor.’”
Dawg-Extra.blogspot.com remembers the coincidental anniversaries of two of television’s most popular shows of all time.

» “I GUESS THE APPLE doesn’t fall too far from the tree with Jaden [Smith]; he’s definitely got talent. Pairing him up with Justin [Bieber] for the ‘Karate Kid‘ song was just pure genius.”
AllieIsWired.com thinks Will Smith’s son Jaden has a long career ahead of him, after seeing him appear in Bieber’s video for “Never Say Never.”

Photo by Katherine Frey/The Washington Post

Clinton Yates is a D.C. native and an online columnist. When he's not covering the city, pop culture or listening to music, he watches sports. A lot of them.
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