Network News

X My Profile
View More Activity
About The Reliable Source  |  On Twitter: Reliable Source  |  E-mail: Amy and Roxanne  |  RSS Feeds RSS Feed

Reliable Source: September 13, 2009 - September 19, 2009

Mayors 2, Hair Follicles 0

Newark Mayor Cory Booker and Washington Mayor Adrian Fenty sit together at Wednesday's "Brick City" screening. (Nancy Ostertag) Washington's Adrian Fenty is a young, dynamic African American mayor with a national profile. Newark's Cory Booker is a young, dynamic...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 18, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Love, Etc.

Jessica Simpson (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez) Splitting: Avril Lavigne, 24, and Deryck Whibley, 29, Us Weekly reports. The multi-platinum-selling teen-angst chanteuse wed the Sum 41 frontman three years ago. If a former child star and the less-famous guy she married...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 18, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Quoted

Kathleen Sebelius (Richard A Lipski/The Washington Post) "We'll have Elmo give Chuck a special briefing. ..... Elmo knows how to sneeze." -- Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius scolding Chuck Todd at a press briefing Thursday when the...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 18, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Quoted  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Quoted

Gavin Newsom (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma) "I was 7 years old when I said that. People want to be astronauts, too." -- Gavin Newsom, the ambitious young mayor of San Francisco, in the October issue of Details, insisting that, no,...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 18, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Quoted  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

J.Lo and Marc's D.C. Birthday After-Party

Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez speak with reporters before meeting with Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday. (Reuters/Yuri Gripas) Feliz Cumpleanos! After headlining the Hispanic Caucus gala Wednesday night at the convention center, Marc Anthony and Jennifer Lopez retreated to more...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 17, 2009; 1:14 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Hey, Isn't That...? , Parties  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

The Justice Is a More-Than-Fair Dancer

Sonia Sotomayor dances with Esai Morales Wednesday night. (Larry Glenn) Sonia Sotomayor's ankle seems to have healed nicely. The new Supreme Court justice, who spent the summer with her right leg in a cast, electrified the National Hispanic Foundation...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 17, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

This Just In . . .

Burt Reynolds (AP Photo/Kevork Djansezian, file) Chris Brown began serving 1,400 hours of community service Wednesday by picking up trash near Richmond. The work is part of his sentence for his assault on Rihanna earlier this year; the singer,...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 17, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  This Just In...  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Hey, Isn't That . . . ?

Val Kilmer (AP Photo/Albuquerque Journal, Dean Hanson) Val Kilmer holding court at the Ritz-Carlton in Georgetown Tuesday night. Unclear why the actor (jeans, blazer, ponytail, cowboy hat) is in town; he's apparently decided against running for governor in New...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 17, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Hey, Isn't That...?  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Love, Etc.

Susan Whitson looks on as then-first lady Laura Bush speaks to reporters in February 2006, en route to meetings in Rome. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Born: A son to Susan Whitson and husband Keir on Aug. 28 in Warrenton, Va....

By The Reliable Source  |  September 17, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Love, Etc.  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Justice Sotomayor Dances With the Stars

The annual gala of the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts is known for drawing the stars -- but a D.C. luminary outshone the Hollywood kind Tuesday night. Justice Sonia Sotomayor would have been the belle of the ball...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 16, 2009; 2:50 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (8)
Categories:  Parties  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

He Knows Where All the Bones Are Buried

Left: Bo Obama, pictured after arriving in Martha's Vineyard with his family last month. Center: A T-shirt with Bo's likeness on sale in a store in Martha's Vineyard. Right: Bo takes a stroll through the press cabin on Air...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 16, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  First Family  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Now This Is a Photo Op

(Courtesy of GQ) In a divided political climate, the nation can agree on one thing: The camera loves Rep. Aaron Schock! The Republican wunderkind from Illinois got the star treatment from Details magazine last spring; now GQ is featuring...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 16, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

This Just In . . .

Kanye West finally apologized to Taylor Swift directly on Tuesday-- two days after he interrupted her acceptance speech at the VMA ceremony. "Kanye did call me, and he was very sincere in his apology, and I accepted that apology,"...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 16, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  This Just In...  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Love, Etc.

Lil Wayne (Kristian Dowling/Getty Images) Born: A son to hip-hop superstar Lil Wayne, 26, and actress Lauren London, 24, last Wednesday, her publicist told reporters. The rapper also welcomed another son by another woman in October of last year,...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 16, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Love, Etc.  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Jackass-gate: What Obama Actually Said About Kanye West

And now, thanks to TMZ, we finally know exactly in what context President Obama called hip-hop star Kanye West a "jackass" in banter with journalists that was intended to be off-the-record. The gossip web site posted an audio clip...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 15, 2009; 5:03 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (34)
Categories:  First Family , Update  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Say What? Obama Weighs In on West

President Obama apparently called Kanye West a "jackass" in a live-mike gaffe Monday -- but if it weren't for Twitter, you might not have heard about it. His comment came up during chitchat before an interview with CNBC's John...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 15, 2009; 1:05 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  First Family  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

PR That's the Ginuwine Article

Ginuwine, left, and Dr. Ayman Hakki. (Courtesy of Dr. Hakki's office) What happened to the days when there was no relationship more sacred, no trust more precious, than that between a celebrity and a plastic surgeon? Last Friday, R&B...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 15, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Quoted

(Courtesy of GQ) "It was awful -- horrifying! But apparently he was flattered." -- Olivia Wilde in the new issue of GQ on an embarrassing phone conversation with Barack Obama. The local-girl-makes-good actress ("House") got a thank-you call from...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 15, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Quoted  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

This Just In . . .

Joel Salatin (Ellen Martin/Heinz Awards) Virginia food star Joel Salatin of Polyface Farm just got $100,000 richer. The Shenandoah Valley farmer and author, best known by foodies as a grow-it-local hero in Michael Pollan's "The Omnivore's Dilemma," is one...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 15, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  This Just In...  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Hey, Isn't That . . . ?

Dick Cheney attends a dedication ceremony for the Cheney International Center on the University of Wyoming campus on Sept. 10. (AP Photo/Laramie Boomerang, Andy Carpenean) Dick Cheney buying sushi at Balducci's on Sunday afternoon. The former veep (blue jacket...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 15, 2009; 1:00 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Hey, Isn't That...?  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Chelsea Clinton: No Ring on Her Left Hand

Chelsea Clinton and then-childhood friend Marc Mezvinsky in 1996. (Stephen Jaffe/Reuters) Chelsea Clinton made a rare public appearance last Thursday at the swearing in of Chief of Protocol Capricia Marshall, a dear friend and confidante of the first daughter...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 14, 2009; 1:04 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (12)
Categories:  Chelsea Clinton wedding  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Opera? Oh, Sure, Ted Lerner's Game

Washington National Opera board chairman Jane Cafritz and Ted Lerner at the gala dinner celebrating "The Barber of Seville" on Saturday at the Organization of American States. (Russell Hirshon for the WNO) The Washington National Opera has acquired two...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 14, 2009; 1:03 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
 
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Hey, Isn't That . . .

Dan Aykroyd promotes his new vodka (another new product) in Philadelphia on Thursday. (Matt Rourke/AP) Tony Blair and Dick Cheney stopping traffic at Cafe Milano on Friday night. Big guys with earpieces and black SUVs in Georgetown pointed to...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 14, 2009; 1:02 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Hey, Isn't That...?  
Save & Share:  Send E-mail   Facebook   Twitter   Digg   Yahoo Buzz   Del.icio.us   StumbleUpon   Technorati   Google Buzz  

Surreal Estate

Harriette Walters's brick rambler was not her, ahem, tax shelter. (Paul Duggan) Former owner: Harriette Walters Asking price: $715,000 Details: You may be surprised to learn that Walters did not buy this 1950s three-bedroom brick rambler on the edge...

By The Reliable Source  |  September 14, 2009; 1:01 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
Categories:  Surreal Estate  
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