S1 Ep.5: The One About Dating In DC

December 7, 2017

Forging relationships in DC can involve a certain amount of nuance - we trade business cards for friendship and flirt at receptions to find a date.  On this episode of DC Diary, we explore the dating scene and how we can meet and connect with other singles in the city.  Comedian and writer Jon Savitt and host Stephanie Logan come up with 5 tips to meet people in real life. And guest London tells the story of meeting her girlfriend (it involves a lot of cross-Atlantic travel).  

We want to hear your stories and tips on dating in DC (and hear how our 5 tips work for your dating life!), so use #IRLDCdating to send us your stories. You can find us on Twitter at @dcdiarypodcast and follow Jon at @Savittj.  

S1 Ep.4: Where It Feels Like Home

October 3, 2017

When you live in DC, chances are most of your friends grew up somewhere else. And whether home is inside or outside the beltway, it seems like we're always missing somewhere. Our guests are from South Dakota, Colombia (by way of Virginia), Afghanistan (by way of New Mexico), and Washington, DC. Hear how homesickness affects each of them, despite their different backgrounds.

S1 Ep.3: Busyness as Usual

August 3, 2017

In this episode of DC Diary, hear your stories from our recording happy hours on stress and burnout. Also featuring an interview with an entrepreneur about reaching her breaking point.

S1 Ep.2: Is Happy In My Five Year Plan?

May 30, 2017

Hear from a former DC police officer and a life coach as we explore what happiness means and what it takes to achieve it.

Happy hour clips in this episode were recorded at an event with Bossed Up ( and the Women's Information Network (

S1 Ep.1: Inside the Beltway

March 21, 2017

Hear from a consultant, Hill staffer, and former White House advisor on what it's really like in Washington, DC today. First hand, from the capital, here’s what it’s all about.

What you’ll hear on this show is stories that are told in one on one interviews and candid conversations from the recording booth at our DC Diary happy hour events. You won’t catch these kinds of stories on your nightly news, your morning update, or your newsfeed. Because this show isn’t about the politics or policy - it’s about people.