Other interesting stories in The Washington Post:

You run into the darnedest people in a city government scandal: Kim Zolciak. (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

And yes, despite the fact that he probably loathes these types of things, David Letterman will indeed show up to accept his Kennedy Center Honor. (Other 2012 honorees: Dustin Hoffman, Buddy Guy, Led Zeppelin, Natalia Makarova.)

Dan Zak watches as Hanna Rosin and David Plotz — “one of Washington’s media-centric, byline-famous couples who make their living off the perceptual scoop” — spar over her new book, “The End of Men.”

Earlier in The Reliable Source: Chris Cooley and wife Christy divorcing after four years