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July 27, 2007

Friday Sheep Miscellany

The Wonder Bread FactoryAdditional evidence that Shaw Is Where It's At: fun DC DJ and club owner (Tracks, Nation) Ed Bailey has announced plans to open a new gay dance club in Shaw. Will it be in the Wonder Bread factory near the North exit of the Shaw/Howard MetroRail station off the Sux Donkey Dix Green Line at 7th & S Streets?

While I wouldn't want to be a neighbor with the thrumming 132 beats-per-minute late into Sunday morning, The Gays in DC are in dire need of additional habitat, and it would be nice to have a club to be able to walk to. Please, do your part to help The Gays restore gay habitat in DC. Says Ed:

"It is a large-scale dance club and it's conveniently located in the Cardozo/Shaw neighborhood of Northwest D.C. We are doing our diligence to get everything in order and get everything finalized and officially stamped."

Update: my sources tell me it's not the Wonder Bread Factory, which is too bad. I was hoping for primary color polka-dot decor. And of course I know it's not Nellie's. To quote Nellie's proprietor: "Duh."

Mystery solved: dreamboat guy with dimples in black shirt is this blogger. Match the dimples and wish him a happy birthday. Cute, and he likes Star Trek too. That's totally hot.

As if standing next to a person who is text messaging wasn't boring enough, we can now document our mundane texting online on this thingy called Twitter. All the bears are doing it, OMG.

Skwurl is going away to Fire Island this weekend for the first time ever. Those bitches are gonna tear him apart. To celebrate his debut, we watched a bad copy of Black Sheep, since they're never gonna release that film in the U.S. We followed the screening with a shearing so the Fire Island sheep don't freak out at his back fur. I cried when I clipped it off, but the debutante had to be shorn.

Posted by jimbo at July 27, 2007 10:32 AM

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I'm hooked on twitter; and I better run and hide; since you linked me :P LOL

Posted by: diamondfistwerny (Steve) at July 27, 2007 12:08 PM

4 of us saw Black Sheep in the theatre last night. A hoot. Baaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa... It was gross and funny in equal measure and the animatronic sheep were really good...

Posted by: kiri at July 27, 2007 3:01 PM

There is enough of a problem for a pizza joint to get a liquor license in DC, never mind a gay dance club!!!

Posted by: tom at July 27, 2007 3:38 PM

Wash Blade says that it will be near the U Street metro entrance.

Posted by: stebbins at July 27, 2007 3:47 PM

Lordy. Lordy. Who in their right mind really wants to know that much more about me? I often think Twitter was made for stalkers who want to like eat my skin or something. (LOL)

Posted by: brettcajun at July 27, 2007 4:14 PM

Ummm it's called Nellie's - the newest gay bar and in Shaw silly

Posted by: TOS at July 27, 2007 4:59 PM

jimbo: you just need to head to the Bay Area to find Black Sheep playing across the bay from SF in Alameda...

Posted by: andrewSF at July 27, 2007 5:00 PM

I was able to see Black Sheep on PPV with DirecTV. And in widescreen!

Posted by: Gary at July 27, 2007 5:22 PM

I have to ask. Was "Black Sheep" as much fun as it looked in the youtube promo? I have a sick soft spot in my heart for movies that are so bad they're fun. We'd love a review. Inquiring minds want to know!

Posted by: wyocwby at July 27, 2007 10:25 PM

TooStoned will be seeing it Aug. 17th (correction to my report the other day that it'll be Aug 10th)

I've got Twatter as well but haven't plugged it onto my blog.

Posted by: Lee at July 28, 2007 7:12 AM

It is my fault Brettcajun made the jump to twitter. You just don't know the power of the dark side!

Posted by: moby at July 28, 2007 7:17 PM

I met one of the owners Friday night (a very HOT Lebanese guy with a body that would stop bullets) it's going to be in the old Kieley's club space at 8th and Florida. The working name is Town - it will have 2 levels, so that upstairs will be Uptown and Downstairs will be... you guessed it downtown. :-)

Posted by: TOS at July 30, 2007 12:17 AM

How did the trip to Fire Island go?

Posted by: Patrick at July 30, 2007 4:26 PM

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