While I have had occasional small frustrations with the DC Metro, your last statement is wildly false. Many people who live in Maryland and Virginia live within walking distance to Metro stations or within walking distance to an easy Metro bus either into the city or to a local Metro station or within walking distance… » 9/10/14 8:25pm 9/10/14 8:25pm

In college a few years ago, my friends and I all argued about what to emphasize in Neutral Milk Hotel.

I'm from just outside of DC in Virginia and my one friend is from just outside DC in Maryland we both say Neutral Milk HoTEL. Our friends from farther north insisted that it should be Neutral MILK Hotel. » 9/09/14 4:18pm 9/09/14 4:18pm

When I worked at Potbelly a few years ago, they straight up gifted us a few t-shirts and bandanas (as in, cost us $0 and they were ours forever) and there were also visors and baseball caps but I don't remember if we got to keep them or if they just stayed at the store. Then we just wore jeans and comfortable shoes.… » 9/02/14 6:45pm 9/02/14 6:45pm

The last time I was at a Best Buy, I definitely noticed a distinct pattern of who was being stopped on the way out. Not my middle aged white mother and slightly browner me (my dad's Venezuelan), but the young men of color? Constantly being stopped. So her story sounds all too plausible to me. » 8/02/14 11:32pm 8/02/14 11:32pm