14 Nov

Missed Connection: When Zach Met Laura, and Went Searching on the Neighborhood Listserv

To say that the Newhilleast listserv can be an angry virtual space riddled with vitriolic posts is an understatement. While you will, from time to time, read an innocent post that is unlikely to spark a debate, more often than not, the posts can really get readers going. Whether someone is reporting a description of […]


16 Nov

Things We Take for Granted: Not Just Chit Chat on Hill Listservs

First there were chickens, and now there are opossums. Canine-related disagreements will always rise to the occasion if a little passion and defensiveness is called for. Triscuits and Melba toast might one day give crackers a run for their money. The listservs of Capitol Hill thrive, in all their messy, mean, thoughtful, boisterous, inane and […]