Northwest Blackout: Chevy Chase and its neighbors have been the slowest to recover their electricity following Friday’s derecho, according to a map compiled by the Post. With no lights after dark, will Chevy Chase residents be easy prey to the racist homeless? -2

Blog Fog: The District is losing many of its neighborhood bloggers because of time demands. If you’re into this kind of thing, there are interesting bits about how bloggers’ workflows and traffic. Prince of Petworth’s readership, for example, dropped by 20 percent when Prince Dan Silverman went on vacation, despite hiring a guest blogger. -2

Occupier Goes Upscale: D.C. voting rights hunger striker and Occupy activist Adrian Parsons now has a Web job at the Corcoran. Glad to see that self-circumcision performances aren’t the career killer you might think they’d be. +3

Sick Puppy: The Washington Humane Society is offering a $2,500 reward for information leading to the arrest of whoever killed a puppy (warning: picture of a dead dog) in Northeast Friday by dropping cement on its head. -5

Friday’s Needle rating: 27 Today’s score: -6 Today’s Needle rating: 21