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Your favorite assemblage is back, and we’ve got nothin’ but love for you, baby! We don’t call it “aggregation,” because aggregation is too aggro. In the land of FO-vs.-HD, all the pieces fit together like a giant group hug. D.C. deserves it! Catch up here. Then accept this week’s embrace. Then go make some art or something.

(Editor’s note: Usually there’s a cool graphic to accompany this column. This week, due to some staff shortages and our impending Fall Arts Guide—out next Thursday!—we were unable create such a graphic. All the more reason to keep your eyes peeled for next week’s edition.)

Far Out!                                                               Hot Dang!

Go-go and politics, learning from each other Blowoff returns
Metal Lungies: “I could watch a 24hr network dedicated to @MikeTyson.” Tim Carman is a Pinkberry hater
“The rate of change in music is glacial compared to art.” Jammin Java Door Gal: “Serious quote from first timer here ‘I was really skeptical of Bruce Springsteen tribute, but this is great!’ “
A black Obama? Is Oprah Winfrey the most annoying of the 2010 Kennedy Center honorees?
Tabi Bonney: “I just took some Nyquil so if i stop tweeting all of a sudden that means I hit the perfect fade away “ “Once I dropped out of college I was like, ‘What the fuck am I gonna do now? I don’t really know what I’m gonna do.”
“It’s a very happy, loving, feel-good show, but I think could have come from the hands of a man as well.” J Buttah: “An orgasm is like the Bridge to a hot song! Priceless”
This This
“I wanted to express this entanglement and confusion by playing with the arrangement of the background and foreground planes.” The alternate cover for Bluewater’s Betty White book
monkeyrotica: “Amazing new cologne making the rounds at work today, with hints of chocolate, ammonia, and feet.” DC Rap: “fuck my allergies…all this sneezing for no reason…”
“What other retail establishment has customers that come back week after week like clockwork to drop loads of cash like comic buyers do?” David Malitz: “i refuse to watch any NFL games until they schedule one that doesn’t conflict with a fucked up/cloud nothings show. see ya sunday, NFL”
Big Plastic Death, death and more death