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My favorite video so far of Jayson Werth’s Game 4 walk-off home run for the Nats

October 12, 2012


This is my favorite video so far of Jayson Werth’s NLDS Game 4 walk-off home run for the Nats. “I HIT RECORD!” is the new “GIANTS WIN THE PENNANT!” (via @recordsANDradio) Related articles StubHub before and after Jayson Werth’s Game 4 walk-off home run (

#hiremikeholden on

March 22, 2012


The #hiremikeholden hashtag made it onto, thanks to my fantastic wife! The Post wished good luck on Twitter too, after I tweeted the image below.  Thanks to them and everyone else who has been spreading the word about my job search and solo PR and marketing work. I appreciate it!

#hiremikeholden: Taking my job search viral and starting a PR/marketing firm

March 20, 2012


UPDATE: I'm moving to #Connecticut in mid-December. Who wants to hire a #writer ( or some #PR help ( #HR— Mike Holden (@mikeholden) November 30, 2012 —Original Post— As I take the next step forward in my career, I’m looking to do two things and I hope you’ll take a couple of minutes […]

Supporting my local brewer

February 11, 2012


I made my first trip to DC Brau headquarters today, after reading a @dcbrau tweet that they had the FWR Imperial Pumpkin Porter on tap—I’m a sucker for any pumpkin beer and it’s usually tough to find them outside the fall season. I’d had DC Brau’s The Public two or three times at some local […]

Kevin Weekes says Caps now “the main team” in DC area sports scene

December 2, 2011


Speaking on the NHL Network about the Anaheim Ducks hiring of former Caps coach Bruce Boudreau, Kevin Weekes praised Boudreau for putting Caps “back on the radar” and said, “they’re now the main team back in the DC area in terms of the sports scene.” True? Do the Caps come ahead of the Skins as […]

Kickball in DC on NBC

July 29, 2011


NBC 4 in Washington DC put together a very nice piece on WAKA’s kickball leagues in DC . Check it out at that link and you can visit WAKA’s DC area kickball page if you’d like to find a league to play in — we’re in DC, where it all started in 1998, and also […]

CSN has Caps & Wizards in HD tonight simultaneously for first time ever

November 5, 2010


Tonight will be the first time during the 2010-11 regular season that the Washington Capitals and Wizards play at the same time. And as CSN Washington notes on their blog, the regional sports network will broadcast both teams’ games simultaneously in HD. As many Caps and Wizards fans know well, this was not possible in […]

Revenue Generators for Metro

November 4, 2010


Whenever  I read that Metro is facing a budget shortfall and that the proposed solutions are a fare increase or a reduction in services, it frustrates me. There are at least two things it seems WMATA could look to as bigger revenue sources. The first is real estate. WMATA owns a lot of something great—land […]

D.C.’s new West End Cinema “a compliment, not a competitor”

October 22, 2010


Continuing what is unexpectedly a series on competition and collaboration… There must be something in the water in D.C. or Jamie Shor, co-founder of the new West End Cinema, has been hanging out with Steve Buttry, Tom Meyer and Seth Hurwitz. In an article in today’s Washington Post, “D.C.’s West End Cinema to provide outlet […]

Healthy views on competition and collaboration

October 13, 2010


Steve Buttry, Director of Community Engagement for TBD, offers up some great “thoughts on competition and collaboration” in a recent post about Patch, the AOL series of local news sites that some bloggers are worried will cost them web traffic. Buttry writes: “I don’t know that Patch being in your community is necessarily a bad […]

D.C. Metro Escalators Summed Up in One Lyric

September 15, 2010


“We sent a man to the moon brought him back two weeks later apparently not as long as it takes to fix an escalator” – GoRemy

The Mike Wise Issue in One Tweet

September 1, 2010


Regarding Washington Post columnist Mike Wise and his experiment on Twitter—where he sent out tweets containing made-up information to basically test a theory and see if people would pass it on without verifying its accuracy—this tweet by John Ourand with Sports Business Journal says it all: “@MikeWiseguy You aen’t right about “nobody checking facts” on […]


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