Katie Hallen -- When news broke Sidney Harman reportedly agreed to purchase Newsweek for $1.00 from The Washington Post Company in exchange for assuming its debts, it gave me pause - what else can you purchase for a buck these days?
Well, apparently, The Washington Times (the family of the Rev. Moon regained control of the paper for $1.00 and debt).
Let us know if you've discovered any old media (or new media) steals across the Beltway. In the meantime, we present our dollar store shopping list:
The Washington Times ... $1.00
Newsweek ... $1.00
One episode of Man Men ... $1.89 with Amazon season pass
One Facebook credit toward buying a game or app ... $1.00
Altoids Peppermint Mints ... $1.99
Six gigabites of storage for one month on Google ... $1.02
One used copy of William Gibson's sci-fi classic Neuromancer ... $1.00 on eBay
One packet of Ramen noodles ... $1.00
One ride on Metrobus paying in cash ... $1.70
CNN app for iPhone ... $0.99
One tattered sofa spotted for sale outside Georgetown student housing ... $1.00
Seven premium 4x6 prints at Kodak Gallery .... $1.05