The Guest List: May 2010

A monthly roundup of people we’d like to have over for drinks, food, and conversation

By: Garrett M. Graff

The Wire creator David Simon

Merrick Garland

The DC judge is on every shortlist for the Supreme Court as the capital gears up for another confirmation fight.

Linda Fischer

In what has to be the strangest 2010 congressional race, this freshman Democrat’s husband is running to unseat her.

David Simon

The onetime Baltimore Sun reporter and creator of The Wire is back with a new HBO series, Treme.

Padma Lakshmi

The Top Chef host is taping the show’s seventh season, set for the first time in Washington.

Donovan McNabb

This year’s annual off-season “Redskins savior” is the Eagles’ longtime quarterback.

Gustavo Dudamel

The charismatic new head of the Los Angeles Philharmonic leads his orchestra at the Kennedy Center May 17.

This article first appeared in the May 2010 issue of The Washingtonian. For more articles from that issue, go here

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