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The Washington Post published a special museums section this week—-though, it’s unfortunately ill-timed because of the government shutdown and all. [Post]

The shutdown also ruined National Fossil Day by delaying this T. rex skeleton’s journey to the Museum of Natural History. [Post]

Shutdown closes Adventure Theatre, too. [D.C. Theatre Scene]

Read this great essay by Fan Death Records founder Sean Gray about disability in the punk scene. [The Media]

Scandal‘s Season 3 premiere, recapped [Post]

Oh, and Scandal cleaned up in the ratings last week. [Post]

National Cathedral premieres Matthew Shepard documentary [AP]

Blacklist (that new FBI show with James Spader) gets picked up for a full season. [Huffington Post]

Rappin’ with local record-shop owners [BYT]