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Shotgun Willie: Willie Nelson, who is scheduled to perform at the White House Thursday night for Veterans Day, says Obama “may be happy” about D.C. marijuana legalization considering his past proclivity for smoking the substance. Nelson says he once smoked a joint on the White House roof during the Carter era, so he would know. +2

Plan Z: The new, oddly named Plan B burger shop in Penn Quarter labels its bathroom door with “Pink” and “No Pink.” -3

Like Mike: The Wizards’ Paul Pierce might be 37, but he can still very much dunk+2

You’re Drunk, Eleanor: Tipsy Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton is fun! +3

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 65 Today’s score: +4 Today’s Needle rating: 69