DC Meetup Wiki As Sooz previously posted, we're still thinking about having a meetup on Wednesday (today) in DC at Tryst in Adams Morgan. Can you come?
Break Up News The announcement site for your breakup: "Jennifer Spiehler of Bloomington, IN, a 22-year-old single mother, announces that Dustin Wilson Linton--her baby's daddy--can 'take his 9-incher and impregnate some other girl, because I don't need him anymore.'" Or there is the touching story of Melissa Palmer, 37, who "has split with her husband of fourteen years, Brentt Palmer, 40, though they continue to live together and have oral sex." Interview with one of the creators here.
DC MoFi/MeFi Meet Up TODAY! Location change to the Big Hunt in DuPont. Please come 'cause we changed the place to make it happen! Previous MoFi thread here (sorry to post again). more inside
MeFi/MoFi DC Meet Up? A bunch of DCers are thinking of meeting up after work at the 18th Street Lounge this Thursday (or maybe Wednesday) to drink beer and perform other social rituals. Any monkeys want to come so we can pick flees off one another? (Okay, maybe not until we're really drunk.) more inside
Sincerely, Someone who hates you. (language possibly NSFW). Alternatively, Found Magazine also catalogues happier notes, such as i love sex and "toilet bowl."
Marry Blaire dot com. I'm going to be 27 and I'm ready to get married. Actually, my goal is to be engaged by December 2004. As her "Countdown to My Engagement" clock warns, she only has 155 days left. Her current suitors include a guy who likes DQ Blizzards and "home manicures"; past suitors are catalogued here, and the whole thing is blogged.
Breakup Babe She describes her blog as "[t]he self-pitying yet witty rantings of a broken-hearted, boy-crazy, 30-something writer girl on the move (and on the prowl)." The blog started here, after a tough breakup where she had to see the guy everyday at work: "So I saw Loser in the hallway today and it was awful. I think because he seemed happy. And not only did I have to see him, I had to hear him, and the sound of his voice was a sense memory that cut like a scalpel more inside
Mimi Smartypants is afraid the opera will call her at 2am, drunk. Mimi Smartypants is not new, but her writing is terribly funny and fresh. She has an 18 month old adopted baby named Nora. Something that *is* brand spanking new is that she is participating in a weblog with others about their experiences with a particularly expensive ($38/bar!) brand of face soap. more inside
Someone registered at MetaFilter in the last round of signups, waited 10 days, and then posted a link to his own site, which turned out to be a marketing tool for collecting e-mail addresses via thebettercompany.com. What a jerk! Mathowie: "I just can't believe the jesus guy turned out to be worse than even our worst fears." Does MoFi have a similar policy against self-linking? Just be wary for future potential MoFi abuse by viral marketers.
Underpant toast. "Surely this impresses girls." Only the cool (and/or hungry) ones, dude.
You're fired! Do you have what it takes to climb the corporate ladder? Donald Trump, his hair, and his Apprentice cohorts give you a radioactive water cooler and a bunch of stair cases to find out.
The Broken Heart from The Morning News. "People on the street were asked to tell us about the jerk who treated them bad, and what they