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Over at The DC Universe, a blogger speculates why TMZ might not get off the ground in DC (hint: he thinks folks here just aren’t as interesting as they are in LA) .

The Upstate Life has the scoop on the lineup for the upcoming Virgin Festival. It’s a good one—Amy Winehouse, Spoon, Fountains of Wayne, the Fratellis, and loads more. Tickets for two day passes will go on-sale next Saturday, May 5, at 10 am via Ticketmaster and will cost $175 for general admission.

DCist has the details on a battle of the bands between Tony Snow and Bob Schieffer. Yup, you heard that right.

Eye Level lets us know about some upcoming art events.