It's been a while since we've visited our other Anti-Reston, our satanic, Christmas-hating doppelganger in Maryland. So what's been doing? Apparently a lot of hurt fee-fees because of a comment a 90s sitcom star made about Columbia:
In a profile of [Julia Louis-Dreyfus] in New York Magazine, the writer said Columbia, where much of Veep is shot, is 'home to one of the dreariest American landscapes imaginable -- office parks, chain malls and a cluster of Northeast-corridor warehouses for Sears and the like.'A prison with a shopping mall right in the middle of it, but otherwise, yes, technically correct.
To that, Dreyfus said 'thank god the work is good - can you imagine if it wasn't? It would be a prison.'
The sad part? Columbia rallied its forces in the best possible way imaginable to respond to Elaine Benes' diss: It created a twitter hashtag in which people defended their earth-toned community:
Just imagine what an #AwesomeReston hashtag would look like if, say, some former Partridge Family member decided to diss on our own earth-toned community. Only you don't have to, because we started (and most likely finished) the hashtag for you: