Jim VandeHOT

vandehot.jpgJudging from the Reliable Source chat on washingtonpost.com today, the anticipation of next year’s Hotties is already on the rise. Pace yourself kids — there is a long winter ahead (a long winter you should spend prepping in the gym…yeah, even you, beautiful Hendren).

Arlington, Va.: Who is the hottest member of the Post staff in your opinions? A few of my friends and I are enjoying the increased frequency of Jim VandeHei videos on the site — who knew such a pretty face was behind those articles?

Amy Argetsinger: We will never answer that question. But your opinion is duly noted, and some have called for investigations into why VandeHei has never been given a slot in fishbowldc.com ‘s annual “hottest media types” poll. …