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Carl Reiner Receives Honorary Degree from Georgetown University

October 24, 2012

Georgetown University President John DeGioia (Photo by: georgetown.edu) Georgetown University President John DeGioia

Carl Reiner was honored Tuesday at Georgetown University for his comedic genius. In a full academic ceremony at The Paley Center for Media in Beverly Hills, Calif., he received an honorary degree (Doctor of Humane Letters).

Reiner was a student in the 1940s and studied French with other soldiers at the School of Foreign Service as a part of the Army Specialized Training Program before being shipped out to the Pacific. He says his “biggest triumph” as a comedian was when he impersonated his professors in a Christmas show he was asked to put on in Georgetown’s Gaston Hall. There are photos of soldiers at Georgetown during this time that you might like, I'll also have photos of him in cap and gown late tonight.

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Michael Andrews Bespoke Opens Oct. 24

October 8, 2012

Michael Andrews (Photo by: michaelandrewsbespoke.com) Michael Andrews

New York’s premiere custom clothier, Michael Andrews Bespoke (MAB) is opening October 24th here in D.C. Specializing in slim-fit suits, shirts, tuxedos, sports coats, trousers and overcoats, MAB cuts to clients’ precise measurements and finished to the company’s exacting standards.

MAB was launched in 2006 with the vision of crafting high-end yet approachable menswear with a modern flare.

Michael Andrews Bespoke studio is located at 1604 17th Street, NW.  

Appointments will be available Monday through Thursday from 11 AM to 6 PM beginning October 24. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 202.350.9001 or emailing DC@michaelandrewsbespoke.com.


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Stewart v. O'Reilly Oct 6 at GWU

September 18, 2012

This should be fun. Comedy Central's Jon Stewart and Fox News host Bill O’Reilly will face off at George Washington University October 6, 2012 at 8:00 pm.

Former Fox and Friends host E.D. Hill will moderate the 90-minute debate, dubbed "The Rumble" with live streaming available for a fee.


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