Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity

John Kelly's Commons: October 11, 2009 - October 17, 2009

BritNews RoundUp: Drag Queens' Revenge

Only enough time for a quick round-up this morning: Hopefully you didn't miss this story about the two "women" set upon by two men on a street in downtown Swansea, Wales. It turned out that the "women" were men in...

By John Kelly  | October 16, 2009; 11:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Talking to the Crochet Kingpin

In my column on Monday I introduced readers to Dwayne Lawson-Brown. As I wrote in my lead: "There might be other break-dancing, poetry-slam-hosting, dreadlock-sporting, HIV- awareness-raising, crochet hook-wielding young men in Washington, but if there are, I don't know...

By John Kelly  | October 16, 2009; 9:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Radical Civility, Taiwanese Style

When I started my Radical Civility campaign last summer I didn't think about whether civility was an area of academic study. I love academics, but they tend to exist in a parallel universe, not in the real world. And the...

By John Kelly  | October 15, 2009; 11:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Radical Civility  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Photo Flashback: Sinking to a New Low Edition

It's only recently that D.C. schools have had problems with their physical plants, right? Not exactly, if this photo that ran in the Star on Jan. 22, 1950, is any indication: It accompanied a story on the woeful amenities in...

By John Kelly  | October 12, 2009; 7:30 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Photos of Washington  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

 
RSS Feed
Subscribe to The Post

© 2010 The Washington Post Company