By Pat Garofalo The guest host today is Pat Garofalo. He’s the author of the brilliant book The Billionaire Boondoggle, the director of state and local…
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By Alison Griswold The guest writer today is Ali Griswold. She writes Oversharing, a newsletter on the sharing economy, sustainable cities, and urbanism…
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By Walt Hickey Welcome to the Numlock Sunday edition. This week, I spoke to Frank Pallotta in part one of a two-parter about the state of the…
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By Walt Hickey Exciting news. Next week, I’m going on my first unplugged vacation of the Numlock era. Filling in for me will be five of my favorite…
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By Walt Hickey Estate The six-year-long litigation over the fate of the Prince estate finally came to a conclusion on Monday, when a judge signed off on…
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By Walt Hickey Lollipops The family-owned Spangler Candy Co. is at the center of a swirling issue about drop-shipping its iconic lollipop Dum Dums. The…
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By Walt Hickey Admin Fees Beginning in 2013, AT&T tacked on an “administrative fee” to monthly bills of its customers, a fee it hiked to $1.99 a month…
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By Walt Hickey Pets DC League of Super-Pets, an animated feature featuring the vocal contributions of Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, won the weekend at…
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By Walt Hickey Welcome to the Numlock Sunday edition. This week I spoke to Hannah Weinberger, who wrote “'Murder hornet' gets new, more ethical, name…
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By Walt Hickey Hornets The Washington State Department of Agriculture has so far rolled out 1,150 traps over 310 square miles in their attempts to…
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By Walt Hickey Shakira In 2018, Spanish prosecutors charged pop singer Shakira with tax evasion, claiming that she failed to pay €14.5 million from 2012…
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By Walt Hickey Fares The average price of a round-trip domestic flight in the United States is down to $298, significantly down from the north of $400…
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