Afternoon Shots: January 7

The chef who brought down Bob McDonnell speaks, Marion Barry is quizzing DC's mayoral candidates, and more to chew on tonight.

By: Benjamin Freed

The chef who brought down Bob McDonnell tells all. [Washingtonian]

Attention DC mayoral candidates: Mayor-for-life Marion Barry's endorsement is still up for grabs! [Loose Lips]

Japan wants to build a super-high-speed train between DC and Baltimore. [Capital Comment]

But the $8 billion cost estimate seems insanely low. [Slate]

DC Council approves $21 million in property tax breaks. [Post]

Sidwell headmaster¬†Tom Farquhar is leaving a year early—for Dubai. [Capital Comment]

There are now at least 11 candidates for the unhappiest job in the NFL. [ESPN]

Jumping on a frozen trampoline looks like a lot of fun. [Digg]