Mike DeBonis

Mike DeBonis is the political columnist for Washington City Paper.

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March 19 2008 7:10 AMTeams We HateDuke, USC, Cornell, and eight more odious schools in this year's NCAA Tournament.
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March 14 2007 1:30 PMTeams We HateDuke, Eastern Kentucky, and 11 other odious schools in this year's NCAA Tournament.
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Dec. 30 2005 2:53 PMThose Weird College AdsIf you like our football team, you'll love our chem labs full of Asian students.
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Aug. 17 2005 1:15 PMPale ImitationsThe White Sox, baseball's other historically pathetic team.
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Dec. 31 2004 8:35 AMCollege Football Art: A Slide ShowThe master painters of the gridiron and the fans who love them.
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March 29 2007 5:28 PMThe World's Most Dangerous Basketball TeamHow the Georgetown Hoyas changed college basketball.
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May 27 2006 12:23 PMThe Lamest Exercise in the WorldWhy Pat Robertson should stop bragging about the leg press.
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Oct. 21 2005 6:51 PMOzzie Guillén, Man of LettersThe White Sox manager's overlooked literary career.
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March 16 2005 4:05 PMTeams We HateDuke, Chattanooga, and nine other odious schools in this year's NCAA tournament.

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  Business
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Oct. 22 2014 2:38 PM Crack Open an Old One A highly unscientific evaluation of Germany’s oldest breweries.
  Life
Gentleman Scholar
Oct. 22 2014 5:54 PM May I Offer to Sharpen My Friends’ Knives? Or would that be rude?
  Double X
The XX Factor
Oct. 22 2014 4:27 PM Three Ways Your Text Messages Change After You Get Married
  Slate Plus
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Oct. 22 2014 5:27 PM The Slate Walking Dead Podcast A spoiler-filled discussion of Episodes 1 and 2.
  Arts
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Oct. 22 2014 11:54 PM The Actual World “Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.
  Technology
Future Tense
Oct. 22 2014 5:33 PM One More Reason Not to Use PowerPoint: It’s The Gateway for a Serious Windows Vulnerability
  Health & Science
Wild Things
Oct. 22 2014 2:42 PM Orcas, Via Drone, for the First Time Ever
  Sports
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Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.