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Bipartisan Negotiators Reach Budget Deal House and Senate negotiators on Tuesday reached an agreement on an $85 billion package to fund the government past Jan. 15, avoid another federal shutdown and end the cycle of budget crises that have dominated Washington for much of the past three years. The deal would not extend long-term benefits for the unemployed, a key demand of House Democrats. (THE WASHINGTON POST) WASHINGTON

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Bharat Mehra came to Washington for a business meeting, which was canceled. “I am from Illinois,” he said. “Does everything come to a standstill because of this?”

the snow fall from home. Did Washington, often mocked by those in genuinely snowy places, once again overreact to the first winter storm of the season, surrendering before the first flake fell? Weather forecasters pointed out that in many parts of the region the snowfall lived up to predictions, but given the nature of the immense area, there are no onesize-fits-all forecasts. When temperatures crept a hair higher than expected, less snow fell

on the District and points east than on the rest of the region. Tuesday’s snow and sleet did play havoc with the nation’s aviation system. More than 100 flights from the Washington region’s airports were delayed, and there were major backups in New York, Boston, Charlotte and Chicago. Winter-like temperatures were forecast to continue through the week, with a chance of snow Sat urday. A S H L E Y H A L S E Y I I I A N D DONNA ST. GEORGE (THE WASHINGTON POST)

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Spikes in Lead, Fetal Deaths Coincided Washington Late-term miscarriages and spontaneous abortions occurred at an unusually high rate among Washington women from 2000 through 2003 — during the same time frame that lead levels were dangerously high in the city’s drinking water, a study has found. The increase in fetal deaths was an anomalous spike for D.C., and the rate of women losing advanced

pregnancies returned to average levels in 2004. That is the year that a Washington Post story alerted the public to the widespread lead problem in tap water, and federal health officials began urging children and pregnant women to instead drink filtered or bottled water. The study findings, which are scheduled to be published in the journal Environmental Science and Technology, do not prove that the city’s lead crisis caused fetal deaths or miscarriages. But the results show a significant correlation between the two events. Lead is an extremely toxic metal, and ingestion of lead paint

dust and high doses of lead in water have been traced to brain damage, behavioral problems and developmental delays in children. Today, the city’s drinking water has historically low levels of lead. But the study looks back at that period when the city had some of the highest lead spikes in water ever recorded in the United States. It tracks the rate at which pregnant D.C. women suffered miscarriages known as fetal deaths — losing a pregnancy after 20 weeks. Like many urban areas in the 1990s, D.C. was experiencing a gradual decline in the rate of women losing babies late in pregnancy. But in

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The number of sister cities the District will have when D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray and Mayor Diriba Kuma of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, sign a Sister City Agreement. The ceremony is set to occur at 6 p.m. today in D.C., according to the mayor’s office. The list of other cities with which D.C. has established sister-city relationships — which help facilitate cultural exchanges — include: Bangkok; Paris; Beijing; Brussels; Dakar, Senegal; Ankara, Turkey; and Athens, Greece. (E XPRESS)

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2000, as cities such as Baltimore continued that slow decline, D.C.’s rate increased by 37 percent. In 2000, the D.C. Water and Sewer Authority had made a chemical disinfection change in its water treatment that started sending hazardous levels of lead through faucets. The chemical change made the water more corrosive on lead pipes and continued for three years before the public was alerted. When a Post story reported the problem in 2004 and residents began using filters and taking other preventive steps, the miscarriage and fetal death rate fell again

The director of the National Zoo said Tuesday that the recent deaths of three animals and the attack of a keeper by a zebra indicate that the zoo’s resources and staff are stretched too thin. The comments by director Dennis Kelly came as the zoo concludes reviews of two internal reports into several serious mishaps. One of the worst mistakes was the death of a female Red River hog that died of septicemia in the zoo hospital last Dec. 17 after she had lost a quarter of her weight in eight weeks, apparently because of improper nutrition. Kelly said the lapses are largely the result of stretched resources. “My staff is as good as anybody in the zoological community,” he said. “I can’t spread this staff any more thin than it is now.” The second animal death was

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A red panda named Rusty made a widely publicized escape from the zoo in June.

that of a pregnant Kudu, a kind of antelope, that apparently was spooked by something, ran into a paddock wall and broke its neck. The animal arrived at the zoo May 10, and was found dead June 16. The details of those deaths are contained in a report on conditions at the Cheetah station, which contains cheetahs and other animals. The report, completed Sept. 3, also details the escape last spring of a nonflying vulture named Natalie who apparently used a wind gust to soar out of her enclosure. A sepa rate repor t on t he zebra incident is due this week. MICHAEL E. RUANE (THE WASHINGTON POST)

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AMY GARRET, far right, looks on as her daughter and a friend play on their newly bought Christmas tree at a lot next to Frager’s Capitol Hill storefront, which is still boarded up after a June 5 fire all but destroyed it. The venerated hardware store is also selling trees at its temporary Eastern Market location.

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Throughout their career, the always-controversial Jake and Dinos Chapman have repeatedly engaged with The Disasters of War, rendering Goya’s horrific scenes as hobbyist miniatures, life-size sculptural tableaux, and wallpaper. For Injury to Insult to Injury, 2004, currently on view in Damage Control: Art and Destruction Since 1950, they purchased a full edition of eighty etchings and “rectified” them by replacing victims’ heads with grotesque cartoons of monsters and insects. Jake Chapman discusses the theme of destruction in the brothers’ paintings, sculptures, and drawings.

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Numbers Don’t Lie Here’s how the Heisman finalists compare in some key stats.

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On Monday, six finalists — the most since 1994 — were invited to New York for this weekend’s Heisman Trophy ceremony (Saturday, 8 p.m., ESPN). Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston is the favorite to win, especially since a sexual assault complaint against him has been closed without charges being filed. But if Winston doesn’t win, who has the best chance to take home the trophy? Here’s a ranking of the finalists. JEFFREY TOMIK (EXPRESS)

PASSER RATING

1. Jameis Winston

190.1 2. Johnny Manziel

A Memorial Who’s Who

People shout out, sing and hold posters during the memorial service Tuesday for former South African President Nelson Mandela at the FNB Stadium near Johannesburg.

Amid cheers and song for the prisoner who became peacemaker, President Barack Obama energized tens of thousands of spectators and nearly 100 visiting heads of state Tuesday with a plea for the world to emulate Nelson Mandela, “the last great liberator of the 20th century.” Obama’s eulogy was the rhetorical highlight of a memorial service in which South Africans celebrated “a life like no other” with singing and dancing, often during dignitaries’ speeches, as well as prayer and reflection.

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Johannesburg

Lashing rain lent a freewheeling aspect to the memorial, with people taking shelter in the stadium’s hallways, where they sang anti-apartheid anthems. The weather kept many away with the 95,000-capac-

“Regardless of our station or our circumstance, we must ask: ‘How well have I applied his lessons in my own life? It’s a question I ask myself, as a man and as president.” — U.S. President Barack Obama, whose speech Tuesday dovetailed with an agenda Obama is trying to revive at home. The issue of income inequality is popular with his base, but Obama stands little chance of gaining support for the issue with the GOP.

ity stadium only two-thirds full. Obama said it was crucial that progress in the U.S. and South Africa not “cloud the fact that our work is not yet done.” He said that struggles to come “may not be as

filled with drama and moral clarity as those that came before, but they are no less important.” Obama also launched into veiled criticism of authoritarian governments with leaders in attendance who were friendly with Mandela. “There are too many people who happily embrace Madiba’s legacy of racial reconciliation but passionately resist even modest reforms that would challenge chronic poverty and growing inequality,” Obama said, referring to Mandela by his clan name. “There are too many leaders who claim solidarity with Madiba’s struggle for freedom but do not tolerate dissent from their own people.” Obama’s speech was greeted with thunderous applause, and many heads of state and other dignitaries gave a standing ovation. Despite Mandela’s work to end South Africa’s racial separation, his

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On the way to the podium, Obama shook hands with Cuban President Raul Castro, underscoring a recent warming of relations between their countries. (AP)

record after he was elected president in the country’s first all-race elections in 1994 has faced criticism. He did not push for major restructuring of the economy, fearing it could alienate whites who still control most of the country’s industry. Still, reverence for him shone through Tuesday. “Mandela … gave himself to the world,” said 35-year-old Dipolelo Moshe, who had a large South African flag draped over her shoulders. “He sacrificed time with his family for us and for me.” Rohan Laird, 54, said he grew up during white rule in a “privileged position” as a white South African and that Mandela helped people like him work through a burden of guilt. “His reconciliation allowed whites to be released themselves,” Laird said. “I honestly don’t think the world will see another leader like Nelson Mandela.” (AP)

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AJ McCarron The senior quarterback has won two national championships and is 36-3 as a starter. If the Heisman were an award for career achievements, McCarron would get the nod. But he simply hasn’t been the best player in the country this season. His stats are nice (26 passing touchdowns, five interceptions), but they don’t compare to the other candidates’. The one thing McCarron had going for him was being a winner, but he lost the biggest game of the season to rival Auburn, which ended Alabama’s title chances and his Heisman hopes.

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Last year, Johnny Manziel became the first freshman to win the Heisman, and now it’s likely there will be back-to-back freshman winners. In fact, the award is trending rather young. Four of the past six winners have been underclassmen. Winston is the best player on the No. 1 team in the country. His NCAA-leading 190.1 passer rating is more than 10 points higher than any other quarterback’s. He’s thrown 38 touchdowns to just 10 interceptions, and has averaged an NCAA-high 10.9 yards per pass attempt.

No one had a better Heisman moment than Mason, who rushed for 304 yards and four touchdowns on 46 carries in Auburn’s SEC title game win over Missouri. This season, Auburn faced five of the other six SEC teams currently in the top 25. In each of those games (against some of the top defenses in the country), Mason rushed for at least 100 yards and a touchdown. The junior running back has been at his best, against the best competition in the best conference for a team that will play for the BCS national championship.

Lynch has several things against him, with the biggest being he plays in the MAC and was unable to complete an undefeated season with the loss to Bowling Green in the conference title game. But he also may have the best stats. Lynch became just the fifth quarterback in FBS history to pass for 20 touchdowns and rush for 20 touchdowns in the same season, and three of the previous four (Tim Tebow, Cam Newton and Johnny Manziel) went on to win the Heisman. The senior quarterback is also second in the country in rushing (1,881 yards).

Last year, Manziel had that signature win, beating eventual national champion Alabama. This year, the Aggies lost all four games against ranked opponents. Manziel was also a much more dynamic rusher a year ago, scoring 21 touchdowns on the ground in 2012 compared with just eight this year. But the sophomore quarterback has evolved into a much better passer. He ranks ninth in passing yards (3,732), sixth in passing touchdowns (33), fourth in yards per attempt (9.5) and fourth in passer rating (170.4).

The nation’s leading rusher (2,102 yards) made a late Heisman charge by rushing for 897 yards and six touchdowns in a threegame stretch. That’s an average of 299 rushing yards per game. His bid for four straight 250yard games ended when he was injured during the Eagles’ final game of the season against Syracuse. It’s been an impressive year for the senior running back, but he didn’t perform at his best in some of Boston College’s biggest games of the season, rushing for just 38 yards vs. USC and 70 against Clemson (both Eagles losses).

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President Barack Obama was caught taking a selfie with British Prime Minister David Cameron and Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, above, in the stadium seats Tuesday. Every living U.S. president except George H.W. Bush was in attendance. Nelson Mandela’s widow, Graca Machel, and his former wife, Winnie MadikizelaMandela, gave each other a long hug before ceremonies began. (AP)

PASSING TDS

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Experience, Talent Go a Long Way George Washington is off to an 8-1 start to the 2013-14 season

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College Basketball George Washington basketball coach Mike Lonergan can tick off three reasons why his team, with a record of 8-1, is much improved from last season. “We are more experienced. And we are more talented offensively, that is for sure,” said Lonergan, whose team was last in the Atlantic 10 in scoring last season at 66.3 points per game. The third reason? Things are going the team’s way, as was apparent in an 80-74 win at Manhattan last month. “Winning that game, that gave us confidence,” said Lonergan, whose team lost seven games by seven points or less last season. “The ball did not bounce our way last year. Now we have a nice mix of players with proven experience with some young talent that has some experience.”

George Washington guard Kethan Savage is third on the team in scoring (13.0 ppg).

Last season, GW went 13-17 and relied on forward Isaiah Armwood to do much of the heavy lifting on offense and on the boards. This season’s addition of graduate student Maurice Creek (16.3 ppg), a transfer guard from Indiana, and the improvement of sophomore guard Kethan Savage (13.0 ppg)

have taken some pressure off Armwood, who as a senior is averaging 14 points per contest. “Now we have more scorers around [Armwood],” Lonergan said. “We needed someone on the wing to be a consistent scorer, and that is where Creek has really helped us.” The Colonials’ scoring is up to

nearly 80 points per game. They are coming off a two-point victory Sunday against Maryland on a game-winner by Creek and are 4-0 at home heading into tonight’s contest against Patriot League favorite Boston University. The Terriers are no strangers to Lonergan, the former Vermont coach who faced Boston at least twice a year in the America East Conference. The Colonials were among teams outside the top 25 to receive votes in the AP poll Monday. The last time GW was ranked was when it finished the 2005-06 season at No. 14. GW was picked to finish 10th in the 13-team Atlantic 10 this season by coaches and media personnel, and the fast start is even surprising to Lonergan. “I won’t lie to you. I didn’t think we would be 8-1,” he said. DAVID DRIVER (FOR E XPRESS)

Lysacek Out for Sochi Games

Trumbo to Arizona The Los Angeles Angels traded slugger Mark Trumbo to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday as part of a three-team deal that also includes the Chicago White Sox. Pitcher Hector Santiago moved from the White Sox to the Angels, outfielder Adam Eaton from the Diamondbacks to Chicago, and left-hander Tyler Skaggs from Arizona to Los Angeles. (AP)

Evan Lysacek woke up every morning praying this would be the day the excruciating pain in his left hip — “like you’re being electrocuted” — would subside. And every day when he stepped on the ice, the searing pain reminded him that passion alone can’t fuel a dream. The reigning Olympic figure skating champion announced Tuesday that a torn labrum in his left hip will keep him from competing in Sochi. After two months of aggressive treatment, doctors told Lysacek last week the injury was not going to improve and he was risking permanent damage if he kept training. “This has been my entire life,

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American figure skater Evan Lysacek won a gold medal in the 2010 Games.

training and representing my country,” Lysacek told The Associated Press. “So it’s just kind of difficult. As much as I knew it could go either way, I never accepted it wouldn’t. I always thought it would work

out. I was crushed. I am crushed.” Lysacek said he will have to take time off the ice for the injury to completely heal, and surgery remains a possibility. “I’m going to have to put the same focus on recovery and getting healthy that I put into training,” he said. Lysacek hasn’t competed since the 2010 Vancouver Games, where he became the first American man to win the Olympic title since Brian Boitano in 1988. A torn abdomina l muscle derailed his comeback last season, but he was healthy when he went to U.S. Figure Skating’s “Champs Camp” to get feedback on his Olympic year programs. NANCY ARMOUR (AP)

Hits to Head Continue In the NFL NFL Almost once a game, an NFL player absorbs an illegal blow to the head or neck that could put his career — or worse — at risk. The NFL has been trying to prevent such blows, targeting improper technique and making a point to penalize and fine players for those type of hits. Yet an Associated Press review of penalties through the first 11 weeks of the season found those hits are still prevalent. The AP reviewed 549 penalties, 491 of which fell under the category of major infractions: unnecessary roughness, unsportsmanlike conduct, roughing the passer, face masks and roughing the quarterback. Of the penalties charted over the first 162 games of the season, the AP identified 156 involving contact with the head and neck. Of those, 38 were for head-wrenching face masks, 25 were for horse collars and 93 were for hits to the head. Quarterbacks (40) and receivers (38) shared the brunt of those hits almost equally, with players at other positions absorbing the other 15 blows. NANCY ARMOUR (AP)

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301-795-2896 9002 Manchester Rd

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2252 Brightseat Road • Landover, MD 20785

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• Washer & Dryer**

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10th anniversary of his death. The music on “Out Among the Stars” is taken from sessions in 1981 and 1984, when country music was going through great change. It was a difficult period for Cash, personally and professionally. Columbia paired him with Sherrill, a Country Music Hall of Fame member who was then the president of CBS Records Nashville. Sherrill helped push country toward a pop, “countrypolitan” sound — away from Cash’s independent-minded ways.

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“Out Among the Stars,” set for a March 25 release, features 12 recently discovered studio recordings by Johnny Cash, pictured here at a 1993 show.

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The music on the album was recorded during some of the most difficult years of Johnny Cash’s life. JOE TABACCA (AP)

I love many things about “Bob’s Burgers” (8:30 p.m. Sun., Fox), the hilarious and warm animated series about a family-run hamburger restaurant. Chief among them is the writing staff’s love of a good (and bad) pun. If you blink, you might miss the recurring gags that make each episode so funny (or should that be punny?). The title sequence always features a new, puntastic business that’s moved into the vacant space next door: the I’d By Rudi Hit That Boxing Gym; Greenberg Earth, Wind & Tires; and Yes, Wire Hangers!, for example. Then there’s the restaurant’s burger of the day menu board, which is where the writers really shine. There’s the She’s a Super Leek Burger; the We’re Here We’re Gruyere, Get Used to It Burger; the Chorizo Your Own Adventure Burger; and so on. As someone who works with words for a living, I can assure you that a lot of work goes into puns. Sometimes it entails coming up with the one that will make your co-workers cringe the most, but that’s part of what makes it so fun. I enjoy when we toss puns back and forth while brainstorming a headline. It’s a word game that forces you to be creative, clever and (hopefully) funny. Usually, though, I’ll settle for punny.

A Trove of Cash Newly found tracks by The Man in Black cover a difficult period in his professional life Music There’s new never-before-heard music coming from Johnny Cash. Cash’s estate is releasing “Out Among the Stars,” an album he recorded with Billy Sherrill in the early 1980s that was never put out by Columbia Records, then disappeared when the company dropped

Cash in 1986. Cash and his wife, June Carter Cash, stashed the tapes — along with a lot of other material. So much that their son, John Carter Cash, and archivists at Legacy Recordings didn’t find the recordings until last year. “Out Among t he St a r s” w i l l b e re le a s e d March 25, tagging on to multiple music, book and restoration projects to mark what would have been the singer’s 80th birthday and the

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Pitch Perfect The 12 tracks on Johnny Cash’s “Out Among the Stars” include a duet with Waylon Jennings and two with June Carter Cash. “[He] is in the very prime of his voice for his lifetime,” said his son, John Carter Cash, of the recordings. “It’s seldom where there’s more than one vocal take. They’re a live take and they’re perfect.” (AP)

“Dad was always uniquely himself,” John Carter Cash said. “He never modified himself. But Nashville at the time was in a completely different place. It was the ‘Urban Cowboy’ phase.” Biographer Robert Hilburn, who recently released “Johnny Cash: The Life,” echoed that these were the most difficult years of Cash’s life. He felt like he’d lost his legacy and he was still dealing with the fallout from personal problems including infidelity and drug addiction. He soon met producer Rick Rubin, though, and wrote the “American Recordings” series, a coda to his career that gave his life something of a mythic quality. “Johnny Cash was redeemed, and that was a wonderful lesson,” Hilburn said. “His story is so great and it’s so dramatic and it’s so much more dramatic than I ever envisioned.” CHRIS TALBOT T (AP)

One Last Bang: The party will soon be over for “Californication.” Showtime said Monday that the TV series, which stars David Duchovny, left, as overly sexual Hollywood writer Hank Moody, will conclude after a 12-episode final season that begins in April. It will be the show’s seventh season; the sixth season was its most-watched. Showtime President David Nevins says producers have promised a “beautiful and satisfying conclusion” for Moody. (AP)

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Neil Young’s ‘Live at the Cellar Door’ is drawn from a six-show stand at the Georgetown nightclub in 1970. GARY BURDEN

Devotees of the Everything-Usedto-Be-Better school will love Neil Young’s sorta-new record. On Tuesday, the rock legend released the latest in his archival concert series, “Live at the Cellar Door.” The recordings are drawn from a six-show solo stand at the Georgetown nightclub in late November and early Decemb e r o f 19 7 0 . Alone on stage and switching between acoustic guitar and grand piano, the young Young’s folk-rock brilliance shines throughout a 45-minute set of faithful-to-the-original-recording renditions of many of his classics, including “Tell Me Why,” “Only Love Can Break Your Heart,” “After the Gold Rush” and “Old Man.” The then25-year-old also played unplugged versions of “Cinnamon Girl” and “Down By the River,” as he makes the latter easily the most beautiful

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A new album captures legendary rocker Neil Young’s 1970 run at D.C.’s Cellar Door.

song about a psycho’s gun-murder of a girlfriend ever put to wax. The Cellar Door recordings find the audience so reverent and rapt that staffers at the club obviously had no problems enforcing its famous “No talking!” rule during his stay. For nostalgic locals, another highlight of this incredible period piece of a record is that it calls attention to the venue where it was made. Plainly, there will never be another Cellar Door. This was a tiny place (legal capacity under 200) at

the corner of 34th and M streets NW where music was king, tickets for major acts averaged $3 and six-show stands like Young’s were considered brief stays. “There’s no happier feeling than being in a room when everybody loves the music,” says Cellar Door founder Jack Boyle, “and we sure had that with Neil Young.” After strolling over to the Georgetown campus for a postmidnight interview with WGTB DJ John Zambetti, Young, who had

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We raid R. Kelly’s albums for jawdropping punch lines, too often taking the man’s jaw-dropping musicality for granted. Too bad, then, that the scales have fallen out of balance on “Black Panties,” a new collection heavy with NC-17 babble but light on melodies that dare us to sing along. On the standout track, “Genius,” Kelly admits that scandalizing the universe isn’t as easy as it used to be: “I know you heard it all before.”

This duo’s extraordinary new “Ice” proves how vivid rap music can be 20 years after the Wu-Tang Clan’s arrival. Rapper Face Vega talks trash as viciously as anyone in A$AP Mob — in a tone of voice better suited for booty calls — while producer Gila Monster frames all of that intimate bluster with beats that evoke sizzling grease, melting snow, shattering glass and disintegrating jazz.

For folks raised with the current 9:30 Club as this town’s premier music hall, the coziness of the Cellar Door must be hard to grasp. “It was so intimate I’m not even sure how all these bands got on that stage,” recalls rocker Nils Lofgren. “You could see and hear every little thing everyone did.” There are traces of the Cellar Door vibe at Alexandria’s Birchmere, where patrons will find table cards requesting that they not make a peep during performances. “I copied the cards that the Cellar Door had on their tables, word for word,” says Gary Oelze, who founded the Birchmere in 1966, laughing. DAVE McKENNA (THE WASHINGTON POST )

‘Kelly Clarkson’s Cautionary Christmas Music Tale’ (NBC) The Grammy winner and Season 1 “American Idol” victor stars in a musical special loosely based on Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” in which she learns some lessons about the meaning of the holiday. Expect special guest stars and songs from her Christmas album.

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‘Top Chef’ (BRAVO) During the holiday season, people’s thoughts turn to home, and that’s the chefs’ mission in this week’s elimination challenge: creating dishes that remind them of their own homes. First, though, they must get through a quickfire challenge involving coffee. Actor Anthony Mackie is the guest judge.

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‘American Horror Story: Coven’ (FX) The identity of Cordelia’s attacker is revealed. Fiona (Jessica Lange, below) considers forming an alliance with Marie Laveau. Nan picks up some unsettling information about Luke’s past.

7 Days of Funk Snoop Dogg. Snoop Lion. Snoopzilla. Regardless of the suffix, he plays well with others. On Sunday night in Washington, Snoop shared the Kennedy Center stage with a slew of jazz icons to pay tribute to fellow West Coaster Herbie Hancock. Now he’s teaming up with outsider-funk producer Dam-Funk as 7 Days of Funk for an eponymous debut of electro-funk head-bobbers. It’s Snoop’s strongest offering since 2004’s “R&G (Rhythm & Gangsta): The Masterpiece.” It might be Dam’s best ever.

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‘Rodeo Girls’ (A&E) This new series captures the lives of five female barrel racers in and out of the rodeo ring. Former model Darcy wants to be taken seriously as a rider. Marvel is haunted by her wild past. Barb is getting back in the ring after two years away. Megan is a rookie. And Jessica is a young champ long on skills but short on funds. (TRIBUNE MEDIA)

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“They call themselves The Pizza Underground.” — ROSS LUIPPOLD AT HUFFINGTONPOST .COM reports on a new band that’s

gaining some attention in New York City. The Pizza Underground is a Velvet Underground cover band with two twists, or, toppings, rather: one, the band sings solely about pizza, featuring such songs as “I’m Beginning to Eat the Slice,” “Waiting for the Delivery Man” and “Pizza Day,” and, two, it’s fronted by Macaulay Culkin.

“Are you physically able to wrap pears in tinfoil or drop stuff on a floor? Well, you might as well buy a villa in France, friend, because you are a successful contemporary artist.” — EMILY LEVY AT VOCATIV.COM waxes snarky on some works displayed last week at Miami Beach’s Art Basel, a contemporary art fair. In particular, she mocks a work called “The American Supermarket” by Robert Watts, which features neatly displayed crates of aluminum foilwrapped pear-shaped objects.

“Because of our ambivalence, we are unable to actually work together with snow to get through it any more than we can work together as humans to pass a budget.” — LOLLIPOP GOLDSTEIN AT STIRRUP-QUEENS.COM explains why

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TAURUS (April 20-May 20) You can discover something important about yourself and put it to good use almost immediately. Productivity is on the rise. GEMINI (May 21-June 20) Time is of the essence, and you may feel as though there is simply not enough of it available to you. Efficiency is the key.

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Past Experience: Shooting a Presidential Campaign in the Foot The Sportsman Channel said Monday that it has hired Sarah Palin to be host of “Amazing America,” a weekly program that will debut in April. Palin’s show will include stories about personalities and activities including hunting, fishing and shooting. (AP)

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Victoria Beckham told Vogue Paris that she is no longer interested in being a Spice Girl. Beckham, formerly known as Posh Spice, realized she had no passion for the gig during a 2008 reunion tour. “It should have been the best moment of my life, but I just wanted to be elsewhere,” she said. “By contrast, in my new career, the passion grows every year.” Beckham now works as a fashion designer. (EXPRESS)

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Nicki Minaj celebrated her 31st birthday at Philippe restaurant in Beverly Hills on Sunday with 25 friends, including boyfriend Safaree Samuels and reality star Kylie Jenner, reported E! News. After dinner, Minaj was presented with four customized cakes, including one that said “Happy Birthday to the Most Talented Woman on this Planet.” She also received a stripper pole as a present. (E XPRESS)

Miley casts doubt on the claim that Santa prefers nice to naughty.

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Someone Alert MoMa MTV says Miley Cyrus is the best artist of the year. Her eye-popping duet with Robin Thicke on the MTV Video Music Awards was one of the year’s most talked-about cultural events, and MTV said Monday that the VMA duet on “We Can’t Stop” and “Blurred Lines” was the year’s most watched video on its websites. Cyrus was an easy choice, said Amy Doyle, head of MTV’s music and talent programming strategy. “She dominated the music charts and critics’ best-of lists while creating some of the year’s most memorable moments,” Doyle said. (AP)

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