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Francesca Chambers Celebrates Move from Red Alert to Daily Mail - Posted 3 days, 17 hours ago
Francesca Chambers threw a "good bye Red Alert, hello Daily Mail" party Friday night at Bar Code in downtown DC. Chambers had been at Red Alert for two years as editor in chief. She moves to the UK's Daily Mail as White House correspondent and deputy b... [FishbowlDC]

Dirty Daddy Bob Saget Opens Up at P.J. Clarke's - Posted April 11, 2014
Last night at P.J. Clarke's Sidecar, Bob Saget stopped by to discuss and answer questions about his publishing debut, Dirty Daddy: The Chronicles of a Family Man Turned Filthy Comedian. Looking as if he hasn't aged since working on the set of Full House, Saget reminisced about his time on the... [FishbowlDC]

ICYMI: WaPo HQ on the Move, Plus Other Stories of Interest... - Posted April 1, 2014
Just in case you didn't know, these things happened: Washington Post Wants to Move to Franklin Square. by Mike Madden... [PRNewser]

ICYMI: WaPo HQ on the Move, Plus Other Stories of Interest... - Posted April 1, 2014
Just in case you didn't know, these things happened: Washington Post Wants to Move to Franklin Square. by Mike Madden... [FishbowlDC]

MTV's Whitney Port Talks Michelle Obama & House of Cards Style - Posted March 24, 2014
Just in time for White House Correspondents Weekend, Blo Blow Dry Bar (2126 P St. NW) has opened blocks from the Washington Hilton where the dinner takes place. And on Friday, former MTV reality star and fashion designer Whitney Port hosted its launch event with owner Maha Sharma. What is Blo Blow... [PRNewser]

MTV's Whitney Port Talks Michelle Obama & House of Cards Style - Posted March 24, 2014
Just in time for White House Correspondents Weekend, Blo Blow Dry Bar (2126 P St. NW) has opened blocks from the Washington Hilton where the dinner takes place. And on Friday, former MTV reality star and fashion designer Whitney Port hosted its launch event with owner Maha Sharma. What is Blo Blow... [FishbowlDC]

Weekend Happenings - Posted January 17, 2014
Hey Party People! What you got going on this weekend? U.S. News & World Report's Nikki Schwab is ... [PRNewser]

DC "Youth" Get Hammered, Body-painted at WL's YGL - Posted December 12, 2013
If you weren't one of the hundreds of what's-his-names and so-and-sos who rolled up to the Carnegie Library in an Uber black car last night, it could mean one of three things. 1) You are old. We're not talking John McLaughlin old...just over 40. 2) Your ambitious boozing and party hopping are... [FishbowlDC]

For What Are You Thankful? - Posted November 27, 2013
Here, we'll start: We're thankful to be in North Carolina for the holidays, where everyone has their own Chik-Fil-A branded, camo truck. Here's what some of our fave DC journo peeps are thankful for this holiday season: Politico's Mike Allen:... [FishbowlDC]

Heil Gets Served and Grilled - Posted November 19, 2013
More than twenty media types gathered last night at LOOK to eat a course (or three) and raise a glass (or twelve) to Emily Heil's gig as the new half of WaPo's "Reliable Source" column. Neither ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 31, 2013
FishbowlDC Fan Club Board President: WaPo's Gene Weingarten. Vice President of Useless Affairs: Wonk... [FishbowlDC]

New 'Yeas & Nays' Columnist Abruptly Quits - Posted September 18, 2013
Something fishy is going on over at Red Alert Politics. On Sept. 10, just eight days ago, Francesca Chambers, editor of the site, wrote FishbowlDC about ... [FishbowlDC]

Red Alert Politics Gets New 'Serious' Gossip Writer - Posted September 16, 2013
Last week we reported that Red Alert Politics "Yeas & Nays" writer Nikki Schwab was moving over to U.S. News & World Report to write the "Washington Whispers" column. Replacing her at "Yeas & Nays: is ... [FishbowlDC]

Shhh...Nikki Schwab to U.S. News & World Report's Whispers Column - Posted September 10, 2013
Gossip isn't entirely dead in Washington. It's just moving around. Nikki Schwab is jumping off the good ship Red Alert Politics to assume the byline on the "Washington Whispers" column at U.S. News & Word Report. She will b... [PRNewser]

Shhh...Nikki Schwab to U.S. News & World Report's Whispers Column - Posted September 10, 2013
Gossip isn't entirely dead in Washington. It's just moving around. Nikki Schwab is jumping off the good ship Red Alert Politics to assume the byline on the "Washington Whispers" column at U.S. News & Word Report. She will b... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted August 1, 2013
LET SLEEPING DOG LIE: "Someone is very happy to be home and sleeping in a bed unlike those barbarians at doggy boarding." -- Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Summer Superlatives 2013: Best Bangs - Posted July 23, 2013
Today we begin our 2013 Summer Superlatives contest with a late entry to the race: Best Bangs. If you hadn't noticed, we like hair items and bangs are not always a good look. Whoever can pull them off is a rare individual worthy of many ... [FishbowlDC]

The Atlantic's Questionable Imitation of CNN's 'Crossfire' - Posted July 16, 2013
If The Atlantic was really going to reinvent CNN's "Crossfire" at a quasi-debate event Thursday at their Watergate HQ, they would've been well-advised to invite someone like Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to square off against Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Instead they ... [PRNewser]

The Atlantic's Questionable Imitation of CNN's 'Crossfire' - Posted July 16, 2013
If The Atlantic was really going to reinvent CNN's "Crossfire" at a quasi-debate event Thursday at their Watergate HQ, they would've been well-advised to invite someone like Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) to square off against Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel. Instead they ... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Examiner's Yeas and Nays Is Back From the Dead - Posted July 9, 2013
Last month, Washington Examiner shut down its daily publication, laid off a bulk of the newsroom and said it would switch to a weekly political magazine format to compete with Roll Call and The Hill. Yeas and Nays' Ni... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Examiner Gossip Columnist Begins Transition - Posted May 8, 2013
Nearly two months ago Washington Examiner "Yeas and Nays" gossip columnist Nikki Schwab was notified that as part of the publication's ... [FishbowlDC]

Tick Tock: WHCD 2013 - Posted April 29, 2013
By Betsy Rothstein, Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry The White House Correspondents' Dinner was a blur this year as stars, journalists, nerdy political types -- and Psy -- rubbed elbows. Well, not Psy, he was busy smoking. But the rest of 'em fawned and frolicked around the Washington Hilton... [PRNewser]

Tick Tock: WHCD 2013 - Posted April 29, 2013
By Betsy Rothstein, Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry The White House Correspondents' Dinner was a blur this year as stars, journalists, nerdy political types -- and Psy -- rubbed elbows. Well, not Psy, he was busy smoking. But the rest of 'em fawned and frolicked around the Washington Hilton... [FishbowlDC]

Separated at Birth: Washington Examiner's Nikki Schwab - Posted April 24, 2013
Sometimes these things just come to us like flashes of lightning. Today, freelance journalist Dave Cantanese, formerly of Politico who now writes TheRun2016 blog, spoke to anxious Georgetown students about their futures in journalism. Among those students was Kendal Ciesemeir, who looks eerily like Wash... [PRNewser]

Separated at Birth: Washington Examiner's Nikki Schwab - Posted April 24, 2013
Sometimes these things just come to us like flashes of lightning. Today, freelance journalist Dave Cantanese, formerly of Politico who now writes TheRun2016 blog, spoke to anxious Georgetown students about their futures in journalism. Among those students was Kendal Ciesemeir, who looks eerily like Wash... [FishbowlDC]

Love Child: the Fantasy Kids of D.C. Media - Posted February 14, 2013
D.C. pap Mark Wilkins (a.k.a Marky Mark) and Washington Examiner gossip columnist Nikki Schwab have had their differences in the past. He calls her out on the occasional factual errors in her ... [FishbowlDC]

BuzzFeed Brews: 'It's Like a First Date' - Posted February 6, 2013
Asked to describe the idea behind "BuzzFeed Brews," John Stanton says, "It's like a first date. Get them a little drunk and relaxed so they can talk about things people don't normally hear them talk about." Stanton is the Washington... [FishbowlDC]

CNN's Blitzer, O'Brien Make Cameos in Netflix's 'House of Cards' - Posted January 30, 2013
Though he participated in a well-documented Twitter fight back in 2009 with TWT's Emily Miller, it appears a... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Examiner Adds Gossip Columnist - Posted January 15, 2013
Washington Examiner's Nikki Schwab is now on her third gossip partner in the two years since Tara Palmeri left for the New York Post. First there was ... [FishbowlDC]

D.C. Pap Calls Out Examiner Gossip Scribe - Posted January 11, 2013
Now and again local D.C. paparazzo Mark Wilkins (aka Marky Mark on Twitter) can be seen tweaking Nikki Schwab, who write... [FishbowlDC]

ABC's Raddatz Skips 'ZeroDarkThirty' Red Carpet, Examiner's Schwab Walks It - Posted January 9, 2013
When we first showed up to last night's screening of ZeroDarkThirty at the Newsuem, Politico's Tim Mak was persuading a press handler to let him inside the event. He had a ticket in hand but wasn't on the list. "There a... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted November 29, 2012
Quotes of the Day   Madame Secretary can do whatever she pleases "Guy @ state Dept LGBT event asks attendees to turn off phones, but 'Madame Secretary, you're welcome to text any time.'" -- Politico's ... [FishbowlDC]

Why Washington D.C. Gossip Sucks - Posted November 28, 2012
Today, we're taking a look at a piece of particularly tragic "gossip" from the Yeas and Nays column in the Washington Examiner. Nikki Schwab ... [FishbowlDC]

Examiner Gossip Writer Flees Less Than a Year In - Posted November 28, 2012
The co-writer of Washington Examiner's Yeas and Nays gossip column Jenny Rogers is heading over to Washington City Paper as its Assistant Managing Editor. WCP tweeted the news last night. Rogers' move comes after ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 24, 2012
Quotes of the Day WHAT THE HELL? "Why Nikki, is that a debate moderator on your shoulder?" -- The Washington Examiner's gossip scribe Nikki Schwab talking to herself with a miniature CNN's ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted October 17, 2012
Quotes of the Day -- The Debate Edition "Someone wrote me an email and said they thought the Secret Service was going to intervene." -- Politico's Mike Allen early this morning on MSNBC's "Morni... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Examiner Drags Feet on Correction - Posted October 15, 2012
Last week, Washington Examiner gossip scribe Nikki Schwab was on the receiving end of a public spanking from Chef Anthony Bourdain after ... [FishbowlDC]

Boob Expert Shows up to Gutfeld Book Party - Posted October 10, 2012
Walking into the Breitbart Embassy last night was sort of what one imagines walking into Michael Jackson's old home: Stationed in the living room was an ice cream stand with the Good Humor man. Outside was a petting zoo with ducks, bunnies, an alpaca and a tiny horse. And walking around... [PRNewser]

7 Things You Better Know Before Seeing (Or Not Seeing) 'The Paperboy' - Posted October 2, 2012
Members of Washington's media were invited to a screening of The Paperboy ahead of its Friday release last night. FishbowlDC went but we think we're now permanently scarred. As we previewed last week, Paperboy is a modern film noir starring Zac Efron, Nicole Kidman and ... [FishbowlDC]

11 Scenes From the Bowels of the Buzzfeed Party - Posted August 9, 2012
  By Betsy Rothstein and Eddie Scarry Buzzfeed's Washington Bureau officially popped its cork last night with a packed party at the U Street haunt Brixton, where a DJ spun vinyl records thanks to Bureau Chief John Stanton... [PRNewser]

11 Scenes From the Bowels of the Buzzfeed Party - Posted August 9, 2012
  By Betsy Rothstein and Eddie Scarry Buzzfeed's Washington Bureau officially popped its cork last night with a packed party at the U Street haunt Brixton, where a DJ spun vinyl records thanks to Bureau Chief John Stanton... [FishbowlDC]

Why Washington D.C. Gossip Sucks - Posted August 6, 2012
Washington Examiner readers may have been shocked this morning to find the publication's gossip writer Nikki Schwab has made a sudden switch to the technology beat. Oddly placed in the middle of the Washingt... [FishbowlDC]

Examiner Gossip Columnist Calls Local Pap 'Rotund' - Posted June 21, 2012
It's time to break out the ice thermometer to gauge how chilly things are with the Washington Examiner's gossip columnist Nikki Schwab. You'll remember ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 18, 2012
Quotes of the Day Father's Day Treats: "Cleaning the pot after making rice krispy treats." -- Mr. Norah O'Donnell (i.e. Chef Geoff, husband to CBS Chief White House... [FishbowlDC]

Why Washington D.C. Gossip Sucks - Posted June 5, 2012
The Washington Examiner's Nikki Schwab is on a roll this week. We already wrote about her bizarre tweet that African-American actress Gabrielle ... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted June 4, 2012
Quotes of the Day Journo stops to tweet touching moment "Sitting on porch with Fix Jr as nice wind blows and temps in 70s. Hard to imagine a better day." -- WaPo's Chris Cillizza. I... [FishbowlDC]

WHCD Tick Tock - Posted April 30, 2012
We're recapping the White House Correspondents' Dinner from Saturday night with a special Tick Tock. Enjoy as we take you through the night. By Betsy Rothstein, Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry 5:30 p.m.: I meet up with Eddie at a shitty McDonald's in Adams Morgan as the sky opens up to a... [PRNewser]

WHCD Tick Tock - Posted April 30, 2012
We're recapping the White House Correspondents' Dinner from Saturday night with a special Tick Tock. Enjoy as we take you through the night. By Betsy Rothstein, Peter Ogburn and Eddie Scarry 5:30 p.m.: I meet up with Eddie at a shitty McDonald's in Adams Morgan as the sky opens up to a... [FishbowlDC]

Speaking of Ice... - Posted April 29, 2012
Foreshadowing: Nikki in those tall -- we'll hand it to her -- pretty heels. Even her sidekick co-writer, Jenny Rogers, stares at her colleague's feet as if to say, "Girrrl, what the hell were yo... [FishbowlDC]

Spotted: Slate's Weigel at 'First Amendment' Party - Posted April 28, 2012
At The Atlantic's "First Amendment" party, co-hosted by NJ and Funny or Die, Friday night FBDC ran into Slate's one and only Dave Weigel beaming and flanked by two female friends including Politico me... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted April 28, 2012
Quotes of the Day "There will be sex." -- Creative Coalition member Tim Daly on what's to come on his ABC drama, Private Practice, where he plays Pete, the doctor having marital troubles with his TV wife, Violet. Daly told us this Thursday night at the Elle/Lani Hay shindig at The... [FishbowlDC]

"Veep" Stars Walk the Carpet in D.C. - Posted April 12, 2012
[caption id="attachment_70290" align="alignright" width="277" caption="Julia Louis-Dreyfuss"][/caption] The cast from HBO's upcoming series "Veep" were in town yesterday to promote the political comedy with a screening at the U.S Institute of Peace. It was mostly peaceful, but packed which made for dicey moments on the red... [PRNewser]

Why Washington D.C. Gossip Sucks - Posted April 5, 2012
The Washington Examiner's Nikki Schwab and Jenny Rogers must really love the 90's. If you take a look at some of their stories for Yeas & Nays... [FishbowlDC]

CBS "Face the Nation" Partners With Google, Schieffer Plans on Summer Staycation - Posted April 3, 2012
From the Dept. of Bragiculture...When FBDC showed up Monday at the launch of a new partnership by CBS and Google Plus in Logan Circle, we were greeted with pure, unadulterated love. "I read FishbowlDC everyday," CBS intern Chad Sinclair said. ... [FishbowlDC]

No Bitching About the 'Liberal' Media Please - Posted March 19, 2012
Jason Grumet's Bipartisan Policy Center has managed to bring both parties together for one night in hosting "A Century of Service" to honor the public lives of former Republican Sen. Maj. Leaders and BPC Founders Howard Baker and Bob Dole. The event is Wednesday e... [FishbowlDC]

Why Washington Gossip STILL Sucks - Posted February 6, 2012
Last week, we brought you a very important news story that Howiella (a.k.a. The Hill's ITK Columnist Judy Kurtz... [FishbowlDC]

A Soiree to Remember... - Posted January 31, 2012
To celebrate its 5-year anniversary under President Jason Grumet, the Bipartisan Policy Center, which the NJ has called "one of Washington's most attractive destinations for former lawmakers, Cabinet members, and others", is hosting an "Open House" tonight. Expected med... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Examiner Hires Cinderella - Posted January 27, 2012
Well that was fast. Last week the Washington Examiner announced the departure of Yeas & Nays columnist Katy Adams. Yesterday they announced the hire of ... [FishbowlDC]

Examiner Loses Gossip Columnist, WaPo Mobile Gains a Designer - Posted January 18, 2012
After about a year and a half at The Washington Examiner Katy Adams is calling it quits. She joined the newspaper in August of 2010 as a writer for its "Yeas and Nays" gossip column. Before that she worked as a producer at Fox 5... [FishbowlDC]

Morning Chatter - Posted January 6, 2012
Quotes of the Day Live From New Hampshire: C-SPAN's Steve Scully interviews Politico's Jonathan Martin... [FishbowlDC]

Fishbowl5 With WSJ's Deborah Needleman - Posted November 10, 2011
Deborah Needleman is author of the newly released The Perfectly Imperfect Home. The book, complete with delightful watercolor illustrations, stresses orga... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Turned Away from Packed Aniston Event - Posted October 4, 2011
The volume of media requests was so high at the Jennifer Aniston Lifetime TV event last night, that included appearances... [FishbowlDC]

Female Journos Flock to the Bra Whisperer - Posted October 3, 2011
Change your bra and you change your life. Huh? I have no idea how WUSA 9's Angie Goff has temporarily taken over my brain, but she has. And I owe her a heartfelt apology for writing ... [FishbowlDC]

Lewis Black Says Fox News Gives Him Eczema - Posted September 14, 2011
Comedian Lewis Black likes to make a scene out of clearing his throat. He has been known to tell audiences to "Shut the f-ck up" and to heckle anyone who even looks at him funny during a performance. Last night at the grand opening of The Fillmore in Silver Spring, Md.,... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 16, 2011
Quotes of the Day Introductions... ... [FishbowlDC]

Summer Superlatives Winners, Part II - Posted August 15, 2011
Although she's mysteriously MIA, Ana Marie Cox still managed to win the Most Scandalous category of FishbowlDC's Summer Superlatives competition. Rivaled only by the Daily Caller's David Martosko, Cox pulled in an impressive 37... [FishbowlDC]

Summer Superlatives: Open Bar Fly - Posted August 11, 2011
Some of the candidates for today's final poll cover after-hours events as part of their beat. Others have no obligation but still troll the city's open bars like it's their full-time job. Either way, if you hit an event after work, you're bound to bump into one of these... [FishbowlDC]

Politico's Jonathan Martin Gets in Touch With Feminine Side - Posted July 14, 2011
Politico's Jonathan Martin only seems like an alpha male with his hard news ways. In reality, he's a man about town with girlfriend Betsy Fischer... [FishbowlDC]

Washington Toasts Chris Licht - Posted May 27, 2011
[caption id="attachment_40429" align="alignnone" width="524" caption="Licht, Brzezinski, Mike Allen, Mark Leibovich, Louis Burgdorf"][/caption] If the idea of Mark Leibovich's impending ... [FishbowlDC]

The First Toast - Posted April 27, 2011
From L to R: Budding Fashion Reporters Jocelyn Luddy and Reilly Folsom. ... [Fishbowl NY]

The First Toast - Posted April 27, 2011
From L to R: Budding Fashion Reporters Jocelyn Luddy and Reilly Folsom. ... [FishbowlNY]

The First Toast - Posted April 27, 2011
From L to R: Budding Fashion Reporters Jocelyn Luddy and Reilly Folsom. ... [FishbowlDC]

Daily Caller and ATR Bask in Breitbart - Posted April 22, 2011
Apparently Ann Coulter isn't the only one who sends her book covers to ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted April 18, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY "I've never seen the water this high at Great Falls." -- SBNation's John Taylor in a weekend tweet. ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted February 24, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Whose got the ugliest, most loathsome facial/neck/seeping into chest hair in America? Meet America's non-journalist Ian Murphy, the Buffalo Beast's prank caller who appeared on MSNBC's ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Journos - Posted February 15, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Tschida gets backhanded (?) compliment "Complained about looking old. Photographer said "Just don't get another facelift." ANOTHER? weird but kind of a compliment i guess." -- ABC7's ... [FishbowlDC]

Someone Tell Stephanopoulos to Pick Up AARP Card - Posted February 9, 2011
Nikki Schwab and Katy Adams of the Washington Examiner's Yeas & Nays ... [FishbowlDC]

Daily Caller Piles Into Top of the Hill - Posted January 21, 2011
Daily Caller staffers and about a trillion (exaggerating slightly) other people piled into Top of the Hill last night at the Pour House on Capitol Hill. The reason for the party (as if the Daily Caller really ever needs a reason) was to welcome new members of Congress... [PRNewser]

Daily Caller Piles Into Top of the Hill - Posted January 21, 2011
Daily Caller staffers and about a trillion (exaggerating slightly) other people piled into Top of the Hill last night at the Pour House on Capitol Hill. The reason for the party (as if the Daily Caller really ever needs a reason) was to welcome new members of Congress... [AgencySpy]

Daily Caller Piles Into Top of the Hill - Posted January 21, 2011
Daily Caller staffers and about a trillion (exaggerating slightly) other people piled into Top of the Hill last night at the Pour House on Capitol Hill. The reason for the party (as if the Daily Caller really ever needs a reason) was to welcome new members of Congress... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted January 19, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY Sen. John McCain's (R-Ariz.) daughter and Daily Beast Columnist Meghan McCain gets new spectacles. "I will now go home at night and turn into Lois Lane," she tweeted Tuesday. ... [FishbowlDC]

Lunch With a Side of [Fill in the Blank] - Posted January 13, 2011
Howard Fineman's hair. Prostitution in Washington. Hoecakes. Weight loss. These were some of the topics that arose at a media luncheo... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted January 4, 2011
QUOTES of the DAY - (In Part, The New Year's Edition) Note to readers: After taking a few days of R&R, we're diving head first back into the Fishbowl. We're catching up on what happened over the New Year's holiday and will proceed from there. ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Afternoon FishbowlDC Readers - Posted December 24, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY CNN Senior White House Correspondent Ed Henry never ceases to amaze when it comes to Hawaiian sunset photographs. Merry Christmas Ed, you lucky __, for getting to spend all that time in Hawaii. Weird fact of the day that you s... [TVNewser]

Gordon Brown's Washington Book Fete - Posted December 12, 2010
Saturday evening, former British Prime Minister Gordon Brown kicked off his five-day book tour in the United States at an event in Washington D.C.. Hosted by Tammy Haddad and Ted Greenberg, Connie Milstein and J.C. de La Haye St. Hilaire, the fete took place at the Jefferson... [FishbowlDC]

UrbanDaddy Holiday Party - Posted December 8, 2010
WJLA's Rebecca Cooper, Yeas & Nays Nikki Schwab and Katy Adams, HyperLocal's Lee Brenner, HuffPo's P... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted December 6, 2010
QUOTES of the DAY Score: Washington Examiner's gossip maven Nikki Schwab wins a new red Nikon Coolpix camera at the office holiday party in a raffle. Twenty plus prizes, including an... [FishbowlDC]

Bon Anniversaire to Pamela's Punch - Posted November 17, 2010
L to R: Jessica Gibson, Pamela Sorensen, Heather Guay and friend ... [FishbowlDC]

Spacey Hits DC for 'Casino Jack' Premiere - Posted November 11, 2010
Journos flooded the Landmark E St. Cinema last night for the Washington premiere of "Casino Jack," the late George Hickenlooper's film about power lobbyists Jack Abramoff and Michael Scanlon who famously defrauded severa... [FishbowlDC]

Meghan McCain's D.C. Snub Gets Dirty, Sexy and Political - Posted October 26, 2010
Slate's Dave Weigel wouldn't attend a Meghan McCain book party. He says he's not on the D.C. cocktail circuit (although, funny, we've seen him there a few times. But we'l... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted October 25, 2010
Blitzer plugs Millionaire Matchmaker "Really good article in NYTimes about Millionaire Ma... [FishbowlDC]

Leonsis Bothered by Examiner's Yays & Nays - Posted October 21, 2010
TBD's Samuel Chamberlain went after the Washington Examiner's Yeas & Nays duo this afternoon for ... [FishbowlDC]

Want to Win a Range Rover? Read on... - Posted October 18, 2010
Ginuwine and Redskins running back Clinton Portis Friends and f... [FishbowlDC]

Meghan McCain Blocks D.C. Gossip Columnist - Posted September 27, 2010
Meghan McCain, The Daily Beast Columnist, Dirty Sexy Politics author and daughter to Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.), has blocked Washington Examiner gossip columnist Nikki Schwab on Twitter. To Schwab, the act felt out of the blue and unfounded. "Very strange," Schwab said Sunday when ask... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted September 21, 2010
Quotes of the Day Life after Fox News: bliss "For 1st time in 10 years, I worked a full day in journalism w/o a TV on my desk. Am I allowed to say it was .....bliss." -- NJ's Major Garrett on Twitter Mo... [FishbowlDC]

Ask Miss A - Airbrushed? - Posted September 10, 2010
<img alt="Andrea.jpg" src="/fishbowlDC/files/original/Andrea.jpg" width="275" class="alignleft" hspace="3" vspace="3"/ Washington Examiner's Yeas & Nays scribes lay into philanthropist/blogger Andrea (pronounced Andreyya) Rodgers today, wondering whether her picture in September's ... [FishbowlDC]

Journos Under the Grand Chapiteau - Posted September 9, 2010
Droves of journalists swarmed National Harbor last night for the media preview of Cirque du Soleil's traveling spectacle, "Ovo." Reporters from nearly every Washington news outlet were in attendance to indulge in complimentary pop, popcorn and one of the finest Cirque performances this blogger has ever seen. Under the grand chapiteau... [FishbowlDC]

Did Mag Editor Show Poor Taste on Foursquare? - Posted September 1, 2010
> UPDATE: Tammy Haddad responds. She wrote FishbowlDC from Manhattan, saying, "I applaud Michael's use of social media. He is a cutting edge editor!" Michael Clements, Washington Life Magazine's Executive Editor, has created a place on Foursquare for D.C.'s public relations... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 24, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Strange development: Reporter finds Bristol, Tripp in dreams "Had a dream about Bristol Palin last night. She lived in my closet with baby Tripp and asked me to get her a rum and coke." She adds, "This is when you know your job has consumed your life..." - The Washington... [FishbowlDC]

New Partners in Crime: Yeas & Nays - Posted August 17, 2010
Today the Washington Examiner's Yeas & Nays newest gossip columnist, Katy Adams, joins Nikki Schwab in the trenches. Here we have the first column in which the blonds, both with shoulder-length hair, appear together with a brand new picture. Adams was previously a producer at WTTG Fox 5. ... [FishbowlDC]

Media Frenzy at Real Housewives Premiere Party - Posted August 6, 2010
The owners of Half Yard Productions with the Real Housewives of DC cast. Extra, CNN, WaPo, the Examiner, Politics Daily, Politico, The Hill, CBS and NBC are just a few of the media outlets that showed up to cover last night's premiere and screening party for Bravo's "Real Housewives of DC," held... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted August 4, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Erikson on fashion "Rep. John Conyers [D-Mich.] is on "The Ed Show" wearing a tux jacket with satin lapels...so bizarre." - RedState.com's Erik Erikson, who is also a CNN Contributor, on Twitter Wednesday. Outrage for Shales "It's not like he goes easy on guys; the man is a misanthrope. But... [FishbowlDC]

Examiner Hires Second Scribe for Yeas & Nays - Posted July 29, 2010
The Washington Examiner has made a hire on that second Yeas & Nays gossip columnist post that needed to be filled. It's Katy Adams, a four-time Emmy winner from FOX 5. The lead columnist will continue to be Nikki Schwab. Noteworthy backstory: Editor ... [FishbowlDC]

Good Morning FishbowlDC Readers - Posted July 21, 2010
Quote(s) of the Day Frisch 'Chillaxes?' "Chillaxing at the #MCvilla in Vegas baby." - Media Matter's contributor Karl Frisch in a Monday tweet that seems about as awkward as watching your parents dance in the living room. Editor diagnoses media with vertigo "This media summer seems so delusional &am... [FishbowlDC]

Reporter Ruins Dog's Reputation - Posted July 14, 2010
It's hard to know what's worse: living day in and day out with Michaele and Tareq Salahi - or losing your Facebook page because a D.C. gossip reporter writes about you. Rio Salahi has had to endure both in his tender life. After the Washington Examiner's Yeas & Nays columnist ... [FishbowlDC]

TLC's "DC Cupcakes" Premiered at Party - Posted July 14, 2010
Georgetown Cupcake had a premiere party for Sophie & Katherine's new TLC reality show "DC Cupcakes" at the Georgetown Ritz Carlton last night. In attendance were Pamela's Punch blogger Pamela Sorensen, Politico's Kiki Ryan (with l... [FishbowlDC]

Weigel Faces More Grief as New Anti-GOP E-mails Surface on The Daily Caller - Posted June 25, 2010
The heat is on WaPo's Dave Weigel. Weigel, who writes the conservative blog, "Right Now," faces another uphill battle today with The Daily Caller's ... [FishbowlDC]

Ready to Rumble: Miss D.C. '09 V. Examiner's Palmeri - Posted June 22, 2010
Page 6 here she comes! Washington City Paper's "The Sexist" columnist Amanda Hess has unveiled a nasty squabble brewing between Miss DC 2009 Jen Corey and the Examiner's gossip columnists ... [FishbowlDC]

Burning Bridges Inc. - Posted May 27, 2010
Emily Gould Former Gawker.com Editor Emily Gould has come to town this week and she promptly threw a rock (more like a boulder) at her old boss, Nick Denton, founder and editor of Gawker Media and founder of Wonkette. She's vis... [FishbowlDC]

And the Celebs Roll In... - Posted April 30, 2010
Victoria Michael, Adrian Grenier, Christine Delargy and Pamela Sorensen. Members of the Creative Coalition were among the first stars to roll in to town before this weekend's WHCA Dinner. Celebs Tim Daly, Dana Delany, Adrian Grenier, Barry Levinson, Cheryl Hines, Morley Safer, Omar Epps, Marlon Wayans Steven Weber, Wendie... [FishbowlDC]

Capitol File's Pelosi: Airbrushed? - Posted April 28, 2010
The headline to an afternoon item from Washington Examiner's Yeas & Nays: Cover girl Pelosi looking rather ... airy in D.C. glossy Nikki Schwab and Tara Palmeri... [FishbowlDC]

A Good Night to be on the Guest List - Posted April 16, 2010
The Hill's Jared Allen and Roll Call's Jackie Kucinich with Sarah Taylor. Last night, movers and shakers of all ages gathered at the Washington Club in Dupont Circle to toast Washington Life's annual "Young and the Guest List." From the swanky digs and the guests' stylish threads to the truly superb swag bags... [FishbowlDC]

ABC's 'This Week' (American Idol Style) - Posted March 15, 2010
ABC's Jake Tapper was host of Sunday's "This Week". Here's what our always candid "Idol" judges had to say about this major contender. The hype is on - will he, should he, get the job? We happily welcome HuffPost's Jason Linkins back to the pa... [FishbowlDC]

ABC's "This Week" (American Idol Style) - Posted March 8, 2010
ABC's "This Week's" guest host this past Sunday was Matt Dowd, chief strategist for Bush-Cheney '04. Here's what our judges had to say to him. This week HuffPost's Jason Linkins was... [FishbowlDC]

ABC's 'This Week' (American Idol Style) - Posted March 1, 2010
We continue our American Idol-esque critiques of ABC 'This Week' hosts. Our panel of judges now includes Anonymous Judge, who is a political journalist in D.C. -- we'll leave it at that (the person wants to keep his/her day job). The fill-in host this week is Eliza... [FishbowlDC]

ABC's 'This Week' (American Idol Style) - Posted February 22, 2010
Ever since George Stephanopoulos's departure from ABC's 'This Week', the program has been a stage for his replacement. No one has been named his successor, but several are in the running. So FishbowlDC has decided to turn this into an online reality show, get judges on board and turn each week... [FishbowlDC]

The FishbowlDC Interview With Gossip Gal Nikki Schwab - Posted February 5, 2010
Say hello to Nikki Schwab, one half of the Washington Examiner's Yeas and Nays gossip column. (She's the blond.) If you were a carbonated beverage which would you be? Am I all... [FishbowlDC]

Yeas & Nays Correct Despite Politico Peanut Gallery - Posted February 3, 2010
Let's break this down: Last week the Washington Examiner's Yeas & Nays columnists Tara Palmeri and Nikki Schwab reported on J... [FishbowlDC]

Dinner with Deepak Chopra - Posted November 3, 2009
Most Washingtonians and journos use Twitter to stay connected or for a little self-promotion. Deepak Chopra is also an avid Twitter-er, but much d... [FishbowlDC]

DC's Bravest Media Types Take Stage for "Karaoke in the Capital" - Posted October 22, 2009
How do you get cardigans and pearls to the Rock and Roll Hotel? "Karaoke in the Capital"... DC's bravest media types took center stage last night for charity. Donning a cowboy hat, a "Fort Worth Star Telegram" belt buckle, a leather belt that read "Schieffer" and a new beard, CBS' Bob Schieffer... [FishbowlDC]

FishbowlDC Interview: Yeas and Nays' Tara Palmeri - Posted October 19, 2009
Meet Tara Palmeri, one half of the new "Yeas and Nays" column at the Washington Examiner. Tara hails from the great state of New Jersey where most of her friends have last names that end in a vowel and can name the exact landmark in each scene of the Sopranos. This ... [FishbowlDC]

Media Types Come Out for GQ's "Most Powerful" Party - Posted October 14, 2009
They may not have made the list, but they made the guest list. GQ editor Jim Nelson welcomed some of DC's official "Most Powerful" and some of DC's most powerful media types to 701 last night for good food, flowing wine and Orszag sightings. In attendance: the White House's Bill Burton, ... [FishbowlDC]

News Notes: Yeas & Nays Photo Shoot, Washingtonian's Most Powerful and Stylish - Posted September 30, 2009
• Last time we checked, "Yeas & Nays" had yet to update its Twitter page photo, but now the Examiner makes it official. ... [FishbowlDC]

Dufour Signs Out - Posted September 28, 2009
Jeff Dufour penned his last Yeas & Nays column Friday before moving on to Urban Daddy, where he'll be the new Washington editor. One of his two Examiner replacements starts today- Tara Palmeri- and her partner in gossi... [FishbowlDC]

Hellos & Goodbyes at Examiner's Yeas & Nays - Posted September 25, 2009
We knew changes were coming at the Examiner's Yeas & Nays column and today, it's official. Co-founding editor Jeff Dufour is moving on to Urban Daddy- he'll actually be launching the nightlife website's Washington edition. His former partner Kiki Ryan moved to Politico's Click this week, leaving both positions... [FishbowlDC]

Media Types Dish for Charity - Posted September 24, 2009
Last night at Teatro Goldoni media types like Bill Press and Andrea Roane... [FishbowlDC]

BTDubs, Keeks Bday Party Was Obvi Totes Brills - Posted September 22, 2009
Janet Donovan hosted a birthday party for Kiki Ryan last night at Teatro Goldoni, after her first day w... [FishbowlDC]

Taking Out the Trash - Posted September 18, 2009
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Morning Reading List 05.20.09 - Posted May 20, 2009
Good morning FishbowlDC! Got a blind item, interesting link, funny note, comment, birthday, anniversary or anything of the sort for Morning Reading List? Drop us a line. Happy Birthday to ... [FishbowlDC]

Greta Van Susteren To The Rescue - Posted May 18, 2009
You never know who you'll run into on the New York-to-Washington Amtrak train — or which journalist may be coming to the rescue of a fellow journalist. Nikki Schwab of U.S. News & World Report ... [TVNewser]

Creative Coalition Kicks Off WHCD Weekend With Small Dinner - Posted May 10, 2009
Anne Schroeder Mullins, Christine Delargy, Kiki Ryan, Stephanie Green and Kate Michael FBDC kicked off WHCD weekend Thursday night with a small dinner hosted by Lani Hay and ... [FishbowlDC]

"First Lady of the Press" Unplugged - Posted April 27, 2009
Jan Smith Donaldson, ... [FishbowlDC]

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