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Mr. Autumn Man: This perfect weather isn’t straying all that far from perfection in the immediate future. There will be another glorious night tonight, and while tomorrow will bring a cold front tomorrow, on the whole it should be partly cloudy in the 70s. All in all, it seems like prime time to reintroduce yourself to Mr. Autumn Man. +5

And You Thought D.C. Was Expensive: Robert De Niro pays $125,000 a month in rent for a bedroom in a Logan Circle group house. Just kidding, it’s for a fancy apartment near Central Park. It’s unclear whether he puts any of his spare bedrooms up for rent on Craigslist. +2

Spay No Way: Courtland MilloyPost columnist (and veterinarian?), makes an argument against spaying and neutering pets. -3

Why You Gotta Be So Rude? In yet another D.C.-drivers-are-shitty-and-mean list, D.C. has the second rudest drivers after Idaho, according to a survey by Insure.com. –2

Yesterday’s Needle rating: 16 Today’s score: +2 Today’s Needle rating: 18