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Danny on Danny Harris

Danny Harris interviews Danny Harris.

Sarita on Moving on

That last lock up was a real trip. You would not believe who my bunkmate was? Martha Stewart! I was in West Virgini...

Jerry on Hearing Marvin Gaye on the Radio

Every Thursday night, me and some friends would join a bunch of other guys from Spingarn High School on the corner ...

Elaina on the Capitol Steps

You know, no kid sits in elementary school and says, ‘When I grow up, I am going to be a political satirist.’ I...

Charles on Preserving D.C.’s Jazz Legacy

I was stunned that the nation's capitol and the city that basically invented jazz did not have a jazz festival.

Eugene ‘Thunder’ Hughes on the Midtown Youth Academy

People always tell me that I should change things here and make this place look new. I want to keep it the same way...

SM on Being the Ultimate Washington Insider

This is Hollywood for ugly people and I think that I am ugly enough to make it in this town.