Below the Beltway / Entertainment

The Modern Game of Telephone

WASHINGTON -- One morning a few weeks ago, I glanced at a newspaper and noticed the date, which took me by surprise. Immediately, I sent a text to my editor, Tom the Butcher, and because I now have the most modern of smartphones, I did it the ...

Way Off Base

WASHINGTON -- The guy standing at home plate, pawing the dirt, ready to break for first base, was a professional baseball player, a handsome man so fleet of foot he leads his team in stolen bases. At first was a man with a glove. The guy with the ...