Taking Out The Trash, 06.28.06

  • AlterNet offers a snippet of Stephen Colbert talking with CNN’s Soledad O’Brien about his Correspondents Dinner performance.

  • After an early close race between Washingtonian and DCStyle, Washingtonian is lagging behind…and here comes Capitol File!

  • Do you have what it takes to replace Aoife?

  • Washington Post’s Juliet Eilperin has already broken the boundaries of beat reporting, but we are watching you Eilperin. In her most recent step towards her “Almost Famous” moment, Eilperin reviewed Monday’s Calexico show at the 9:30 club, stating the band “showed how you can persuade a crowd of rain-soaked Washingtonians to dance if you play the trumpet right.”

  • Roll Call’s Mary Ann Akers proves that she can drop the sexual innuendo like the rest of them. Re: Rush Limbaugh’s little Viagra incident, Akers writes, “He joked about the incident on-air Tuesday, on 630 WMAL, after getting caught having apparently traded in the hard stuff for the stuff that makes one hard.” Oh. No. She. Didn’t. Go. There.

    Of course, the Reliable Source also isn’t above some sexual humor:

      St. Michaels, Md To Arlington: “The Lefties don’t NEED Viagra.”

      Roxanne Roberts: “If only that were true. It would be nice for the Democrats to have one position they could count on….”