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Pauly-Morphously Perverse: When will Pauly Shore leave D.C. in peace? Still in town to film his Showtime show Pauly-Tics, Shore is inviting Washingtonians who look like Saddam Hussein, Sarah Palin, or Barack Obama to dance to LMFAO with him at the 9:30 Club. -4 (-5 for crushing ennui, +1 because the LMFAO guys are uncle and nephew)

What Happens in Prince George’s Stays in Prince George’s: The dream of slots and roulette at National Harbor is dead, at least for now, with a Maryland working group balking at allowing a new casino in the state. More sweet, sweet tourist money for the District! +1

Norovirus Returns: Forty kids at a George Mason University summer camp are being treated for food poisoning-like symptoms in what could mark the return of the scourge of D.C. universities: norovirus. Wash your hands, everybody. -2

Fort Reno Ready: The Fort Reno concert series’ schedule for the year is finally set. Ready the picnic baskets! +1

Wednesday’s Needle rating: 43 Today’s score: -4 Today’s Needle rating: 39