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By Jason Dick Posted at 9:42 a.m. on June 10, 2013
“Well, when you start drinking Pabst, that’s when I’ll start worrying, so give me a call.”
— Area man on his Capitol Hill stoop on his cell phone, apparently unaware that Pabst Blue Ribbon is no longer bound by its previous image as a cheapo beer.
So even before PBR was re-discovered by the young and urban, a pre-“Dirty Dancing” Patrick Swayze was hanging at the disco, twirling around with “Pabst Blue Ribbon on my mind.”
Roll Call After Dark is about what Washington does when it's not at work.
The District of Columbia is a cultural capital where you can you get your kicks from movies projected on the National Mall, lectures on vermouth or Russian avant-garde art. There's always something to do.
Jason Dick is the Hill Life editor for Roll Call and has also worked at Greenwire, CongressDaily and National Journal Daily during his time in Washington. @jasonjdick