Monthly Archives: November 2010

Terps need some assist-ance


Five wins over mid-majors and mid-minors and two losses to nationally-ranked opponents. That’s where the Maryland men’s team is at right now, heading into a match-up with Penn State on Dec. 1. Above: Delaware State didn’t know what hit them. … Continue reading

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Will a little vermin keep you from your curry?


This month a favorite restaurant (let’s call it Seafood Palace for clarity/humor) ┬áin the Southeast quadrant was shut down for less than two days due to “failure to control vermin.” I don’t feel beholden to out the actual name of … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving


Hi. I am taking this week off both to give thanks and perhaps come back with a less cranky approach. We shall see how that goes. Happy Thanksgiving, everyone and thanks for reading. “See” you in a week.

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Hello, Detroit Lions!


Including a presumed bowl appearance, Terps fans have three games left to see one of their best players of all time. That’s right. Torrey Smith will be going pro. He hasn’t announced it yet, but his stock has never been … Continue reading

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Quick math: When Metro loses, you lose


The SmarTrip card readers at Rosslyn have been down for the better part of the past two days. For at least the Tuesday p.m. rush and all day Wednesday, Metro employees were allowing SmarTrip users (just flash your card, or … Continue reading

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More on journalism’s Internet viability


In a recent New Yorker profile, writer Ben McGrath gets the inside scoop on Nick Denton, who owns Gawker, a chain of blogs that really has revolutionized Internet news. Some might take exception to the sites being called news, but … Continue reading

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Walker’s dilemma: 3 times you should trust your feet (Part two)


Continued from yesterday’s post on common Metro mistakes I see made everyday. 1. ChinaCenter. If I see befuddled people who don’t appear like super annoying Gutmaster-5000 fannypacking tourists, I will stop and help them navigate Metro, which seems simple to … Continue reading

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