More Appropriate Porn: After Satellite Room named a full-on meat burger in honor of noted vegan Ian MacKaye, the D.C. blogger behind Pornburger concocted an all-veggie burger for the musician called “Straight (V)edge.” It looks straight-up delicious+4

Bad Commute: What’s worse than getting stuck on the Metro? Getting stuck in a Metro elevator. About a dozen commuters were trapped in the Rosslyn station elevator for about 20 minutes today. -3

Celebrity Roommates: Fun Fact: Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and actress Connie Britton were roommates during a college summer study abroad program in Beijiing—-and there’s a picture with some great ’80s hair to prove it. +3

Squeaky Wheels: Fifty-five percent of D.C. residents say they support the new school boundary assignments, according to an NBC4 and Post poll. +1

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 18 Today’s score: +5 Today’s Needle rating: 23