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JohnKelly
Washington Post columnist, rock and roll drummer, actual D.C. native. Also: can juggle.
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JohnKelly 10m
I stumbled across a lovely thing on this morning: a show called The Untold, a gently moving piece about a UK tailor altering prom dresses. Worth your 28 minutes Kudos to and
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JohnKelly 17m
Perspective | The road worrier: The streets in my neighborhood were old and crumbly. Then came the asphalt-eating machine.... A column in celebration of smoothness
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JohnKelly 31m
Er.... That ain’t me.
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JohnKelly 21h
Replying to @StaloeJenkins
Well, I'm a journalist not a historian, so, yeah it's mostly article-pulling. It is true that these names were bandied about by the establishment, as I wrote.
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JohnKelly 21h
Perspective | Cloud Atlases: What are those weird sculptures atop this Kalorama building? Answer Man knows
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JohnKelly 23h
Just turning on . Did England score a touchdown but miss the extra point?
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JohnKelly Jun 23
Replying to @RachelFeltman
Wait until you hire a cleaning lady. The opportunities for self-mortification are endless.
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JohnKelly Jun 22
Microsoft Word gonna underline MY sentence in green? Don't you know who I am, you bumbling bucket of bolts? Your awkward grammar is my PROSE POEM.
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Mitch Benn Jun 21
Remember the bit in 1984 when they reduce the chocolate ration from 20g to 10g a week, and Winston has to change all the archives to make it look like it used to be 5g a week, and the loyal population stage a rally praising Big Brother for increasing the chocolate ration…?
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JohnKelly Jun 21
Replying to @craig_m_arnold
April 2019. Hang on, little fella! Life is tough for white squirrels.
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JohnKelly Jun 21
Replying to @JohnKelly
Also: My next expense report will include the cost of a shoe shine. I saved them a dry cleaning bill when I caught myself as I started to slide.
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JohnKelly Jun 21
Perspective | There will be mud: How do you plan a MudFest? It's not just 'Take dirt, add water.' A story on getting dirty in Montgomery County:
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JohnKelly Jun 20
Replying to @JoeHeim @timkrepp
How do you feel about Little Free Libraries? (cc )
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JohnKelly Jun 20
Perspective | Welcome to Bloodfield: Some of today's most fashionable District neighborhoods once sported memorable names, reflecting their crime-ridden beginnings
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JohnKelly Jun 20
Replying to @barredindc
If that makes 18th and M the center of "Midtown" then what is 15th and L? "Lower Midtown"?
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JohnKelly Jun 19
I’m making my debut on the stage, emceeing the awards dinner.
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JohnKelly Jun 19
Perspective | Where is "midtown" D.C.? Is there even such a thing? There is now. A new building at 15th and L is called Midtown Center. Now someone needs to write a song called "Midtown Girl."
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JohnKelly Jun 18
Thanks for taking the time to speak with me -- and for getting where I was coming from. I'm not always sure myself.
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JohnKelly Jun 18
Is it pancakes? Are pancakes missing? Because I like pancakes. Pancakes. 🥞 🥞 🥞
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JohnKelly Jun 18
Perspective | Why does my Father’s Day gift unnerve me so much? It's a pastel that includes a little drawing of... me. I check in with an curator. Plus: You won't believe what Honore de Balzac has to say
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