Newspaperman at @washingtonpost writing a book on the bomb for @BlueRiderPress (summer 2016). Buffalo boy. The circus is either in town or it isn't.

Charlie Sheen’s D.C. tour stop

By Dan Zak
washingtonpost.com — A couple of thousand people were held hostage by Charlie Sheen's ego Tuesday night in an auditorium named after the female descendants of the American Revolution, half a mile from the World War II Memorial in the capital of the free world.

Almighty by Dan Zak

Jan 31, 2016

Today is the 86th bday of Sister Megan Rice, a major subject of my upcoming book. penguinrandomhouse.com/books/317786/a… Backstory: wapo.st/prophets

‘We’ve lost ’em, God bless ’em': What it was like to witness the Challenger disaster

By Dan Zak
washingtonpost.com — The space shuttle Challenger exploded 30 years ago Thursday, killing its seven crew members, including high school teacher Christa McAuliffe, the woman touted as "the first private citizen" in space. If things had gone differently, Kathy Sawyer might have become the second.
Jan 28, 2016

I talked with Kathy Sawyer, who covered the launch of #Challenger. She called in her gripping story from a payphone: washingtonpost.com/news/arts-and-…

Jan 28, 2016

'We've lost 'em, God bless 'em': What it was like to witness the Challenger disaster wpo.st/qo771 @MrDanZak

Jan 28, 2016

i was 7, sitting in mr. nielsen's 2nd grade music class, recorder on my lap, when we watched the challenger explode. washingtonpost.com/news/arts-and-…

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Thirty years ago, a TV critic watched the Challenger explosion. This is what he saw.

By Dan Zak
washingtonpost.com — As the space shuttle Challenger roared away from Earth 30 years ago Thursday, only CNN was covering it live for a national audience. For 73 seconds, viewers saw only the orbiter and its rocket boosters, the orange tail beneath, the blue sky above. Then came the upward cascade of smoke and fire, the comets of debris.
Jan 27, 2016

Thirty years ago, a TV critic watched the #Challenger explosion. This is what he saw. wpo.st/ac171

Jan 27, 2016

RT @MrDanZak: Thirty years ago, a TV critic watched the #Challenger explosion. This is what he saw. wpo.st/ac171

Jan 28, 2016

Thirty years ago, a TV critic watched the Challenger explosion. This is what he saw. wpo.st/-i671 Still powerful.

Jan 28, 2016

They wheeled a tv into Mrs. Woodley’s 2nd grade class so we could watch the shuttle launch live. wapo.st/1nAscKm #challenger

Jan 28, 2016

RT @washingtonpost: Thirty years ago, a TV critic watched the Challenger explosion. This is what he saw. wapo.st/1KH6skL

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During Black History Month, she personifies Harriet Tubman ... except while she’s driving

By Dan Zak
washingtonpost.com — If Harriet Tubman were alive and licensed to drive an automobile, would she talk at other cars on the road? "I'm leaving you space, baby!" Janice Curtis Greene slows her sedan on Liberty Heights Avenue just outside of Baltimore to allow the signaling car on her left to move in.

This unlikely new solitaire app is a Donald Rumsfeld-Winston Churchill collaboration

By Dan Zak
dailyregister.com — Donald Rumsfeld has an app. No, it's not called "Angry Kurds," or "Find My WMD" (although wouldn't that be something?). It is a game called "Churchill Solitaire." It is free, and it is not easy.

This unlikely new solitaire app is a Donald Rumsfeld-Winston Churchill collaboration

By Dan Zak
metrowestdailynews.com — Donald Rumsfeld has an app. No, it's not called "Angry Kurds," or "Find My WMD" (although wouldn't that be something?). It is a game called "Churchill Solitaire." It is free, and it is not easy.

This unlikely new solitaire app is a Donald Rumsfeld-Winston Churchill collaboration

By Dan Zak
olneydailymail.com — Donald Rumsfeld has an app. No, it's not called "Angry Kurds," or "Find My WMD" (although wouldn't that be something?). It is a game called "Churchill Solitaire." It is free, and it is not easy.

This unlikely new solitaire app is a Donald Rumsfeld-Winston Churchill collaboration

By Dan Zak
sooeveningnews.com — Donald Rumsfeld has an app. No, it's not called "Angry Kurds," or "Find My WMD" (although wouldn't that be something?). It is a game called "Churchill Solitaire." It is free, and it is not easy.

This unlikely new solitaire app is a Donald Rumsfeld-Winston Churchill collaboration

By Dan Zak
neoshodailynews.com — Donald Rumsfeld has an app. No, it's not called "Angry Kurds," or "Find My WMD" (although wouldn't that be something?). It is a game called "Churchill Solitaire." It is free, and it is not easy.
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Feb 09, 2016

"Journalists make difficult bedfellows. You can't just tell them what to print." Jim Broadbent in "London Spy" gawker.com/this-is-how-hi…

Feb 09, 2016

RT @AmyArgetsinger: Somehow feels like that crazy ride OJ took us on in 1994 brought us all the way to a reality star winning NH. wapo.st/1Sf5EeG

Feb 09, 2016

RT @jakemcintyre: If we had 42% unemployment, the White House would be on fire.

Feb 09, 2016

I was hangin w/Kasich in early November. EARLY. NOVEMBER. I'M A SEER. (I also take assignments that are given to me) washingtonpost.com/sf/national/20…

Feb 09, 2016

Today POTUS requested $583 billion for the military. That's more than depts of Ed, Ag, State, Interior, VA, Labor, HHS, HUD & Trans combined

Feb 09, 2016

BERNIE: "Hullo who's this." HILLARY: "It's Hillary Rodh—" B: "I know I was being bumptious." H: "Live free *and* die, you ruddy jackass."

Feb 09, 2016

@jonlovett Bunny. Take it easy. Two of the three most Bernie-friendly states are Iowa and NH.


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