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Almost as awesome as the real Arenas’ twitter posts, FakeShanahan writes via Twitter yesterday:

“Wait a minute. Clinton Portis is on this team?”

“Wow DC is as cold as Denver. I don’t see what the big difference is going to be. Oh yeah, all the losing.”

“I’m ironing my clothes for tomorrow’s Press Conference announcing my hire”

“Mr. Snyder asked me something about a ‘Rooney Rule’. That Dan, what a card.”

(Hat Tip: the awesome Sports Bog)

Dee Does The District had a cold first day of class. Someone left a window open in their classroom all during the break. And “Dee” heard about problems in other DCPS schools:

“If the unhinged screen door to my balcony is any indication, it’s been very windy (and very cold) recently. The daytime high, with windchill, was in the teens today. And how many of you were taught at a school without heat today? Three of my colleagues reported no heat at their respective schools today, which is just ridiculous.

Can you imagine the outrage and ruckus parents would bring if this situation occurred somewhere other than DCPS?”

Prince of Petworth puts up a completely weak-sourced rumor that Ben’s Next Door may open an outpost in Petworth.

The Washington Teacher reports on some serious in-fighting within the teacher’s union.

The 42 reviews Tynan Coffee in Columbia Heights.

Slate discovers Animal Collective.