The Washington Post

With his new book, “Censorship Now!!,” the D.C. punk icon sharpens his singular brand of satire.

Back in 1981, when Adams Morgan's Idle Time Books (2467 18th St. NW) opened in a beat-up building on Columbia Road (now home to Chief Ike's Mambo Room), the neighborhood was grittier and mellower, says owner and New Zealand transplant Val Morgan.

A quick stroll from the frenzied atmosphere of the nation's Capitol, Eastern Market is an inviting, verdant and friendly retreat.

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