Taking Out The Trash, 09.08.06

  • Red wine and beer are in a close race, and water is in an abysmal last place.

  • The 9th Annual National Press Club 5K Run/Walk is tomorrow at 9 a.m. A pancake breakfast and silent immediately follow the race.

  • Tomorrow marks 200 days since Howard Kurtz recommended that the Post add FNC and MSNBC to their style listings, yet still no inclusion.

  • LLoyd Grove Says He’s Not Coming Back.”

  • A reader points out that Moira Bagley‘s piece on the “up and coming” 1200 block of H Street Northeast beat by a day the Post’s piece on the same topic.

  • In response to our query, Howard Fineman tells us that he has “been on sabbatical from the mag for the last few months to work on a book for Random House on — what else? — American politics.” But don’t fret — he is back at Newsweek on Monday.

  • E&P reports that “Wachovia predicts” that newspaper “ad growth for the quarter will decline by 1.1% for its coverage universe given that August is looking soft.”