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Bertha's AMAZING Transition! What's Her Secret? #NoMakeup

23 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

BEFORE AND AFTER: Bertha in 2007 and Bertha in 2015. What do you think of her new look? Washington State Department of Transportation The Washington State Department of Transportation must be very proud of this new Bertha photo. That's because it shows the front end of the tunnel boring machine fully exposed in its rescue pit. Show More Summary

I Love Television: Why "Cybercriming" Is Better Than Regular "Criming"

Stay in your underpants... allllll day. Yes, I know I announce a new career path every other week—but this time? It's gonna STICK, panty-holes! Because from now on, you can call me "Wm.™ Steven Humphrey: CYBERCRIMINAL!" Why a cybercriminal? Well, I've heard a lot of good things about this growing industry, and I want to get in on the ground floor. Show More Summary

Jean Godden Pays Attention to that Tent City Bill Long Enough to Kill an Amendment the Mayor Wanted Dead

Jean Godden: party crasher. She doesn't think new homeless encampments should be allowed in residential zones, so she helped kill an amendment that might have allowed them. City of Seattle So, this is weird. At some point before a city...Show More Summary

McArthur Genius Award Winner Kyle Abraham Performs with His Company at the Moore Theater

This work is inspired by The work is inspired by Max Roach’s The work is inspired by the iconic 1960 protest album, “We Insist: Max Roach’s We insist Freedom Now Suite. Screenshot from YouTube Tomorrow night, I'm watching Kyle Abraham...Show More Summary

You Absolutely Need to Hear Seattle-Based Somali Rappers Malitia MaliMob's New Album. Umm, it's Called ISIS.

Malitia MaliMob don’t sympathize with those statue-smashing dickheads. A lot of people of my generation first heard of Somalia in the early 1990s, during its civil war. What I didn't know was that Somalia is also known as the Nation of Poets, where being slick with words and nice with language is an honored tradition, intrinsic to the people. Show More Summary

Macklemore Collaborator Hollis Wong-Wear Joins Seattle Music Commission

Wong-Wear (center): Her articulate, progressive voice is a welcome addition to the Seattle Music Commission. City Council recently confirmed Hollis Wong-Wear to a three-year post on the Seattle Music Commission, with an option to renew for three more years. Show More Summary

Ben Carson: Being Gay Is a Choice and Prison Proves It

Metro Weekly: During an interview with CNN that aired Wednesday, [Ben] Carson dismissed comparisons between the civil rights movement and gay rights movement, stating that people have no control over their race. Asked by CNN’s ChrisShow More Summary

What Does the Kettle Falls Five Verdict Mean for Pot Prosecutions in Washington?

Larry Harvey says he posted this sign near his family's marijuana grow to indicate to anyone flying overhead that it was a medical grow. It didn't stop the feds from raiding his property. HG Well, wow, this is not the post I expected...Show More Summary

The Silent-Reading Party Is Tonight—Live Piano from 6 pm to 8 pm

Bring whatever you feel like reading and sit and read while waiters bring you things. Or just stare into space. Courtesy of Sorrento Hotel This is your friendly reminder that that thing where we all meet at the Sorrento Hotel's Fireside...Show More Summary

Hear the Beatles' "Revolution 9" Played Live!

Over the weekend down in sunny Glendale, California, Wild Honey Orchestra hosted a benefit for the Autism Think Tank charity. The show featured the entire The Beatles aka the White Album, performed live by a ton of well-known musicians...Show More Summary

Supreme Court Hears Hears Arguments About Gutting Obamacare

TPM: The Obamacare case before the Supreme Court is too close to call, leaving the fate of President Barack Obama's signature domestic achievement up in the air. Chief Justice John Roberts, a critical swing vote in the case, barely spoke during the hour-long oral arguments Wednesday morning in King v. Show More Summary

Internet Freedom and the Fight for the Right to Suck Bloody Baby Wang

Sacred ritual or baby sex crime? MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23 This week of internet freedom, Seattle treasures, and the fight for the right to suck blood from babies' wangs kicked off in the world of broadcast television. Our subject: The Walking...Show More Summary

Morning News: Homeless Families Are Waiting Six Months for Housing in King County

Homeless families camp along Interstate 5. Dominic Holden You Really Must Read this Report on Homelessness in King County: Our shelter system does not work. On a typical night, KUOW found, up to one fifth of the apartment-like units at so-called "emergency shelters" for homeless families in the county sit empty. Show More Summary

Seattle Believes in Spirituality

Architecturally speaking, Seattle University's Chapel of St. Ignatius is, like Seattle, more spiritual than Christian. Charles Mudede Recently, while writing in a Beacon Hill cafe, I overheard a conversation between two women sitting at a table next to mine. Show More Summary

Anatomy of a Photoshoot: John Criscitello's Cover Shot

Cover design Aaron Huffman, Photo Kelly O First, can I tell you how secretly nervous I was while shooting this photo? Not for any other reason than John Criscitello is so gracious, warm, and whip-smart funny. We tried to find the right prop... Show More Summary

What Happened in Olympia With the $15 Billion Transportation Package

Funding for expanding light rail throughout Puget Sound has, finally, passed the state Senate. But it's not clear there's enough funding, or whether major concessions made to Republicans were worth it. WA.GOV The politics of state legislatures are a bitch to even think about. Show More Summary

Eastern Washington Medical Marijuana Growers Acquitted on Four of Five Federal Charges

Rhonda Firestack-Harvey (center), her son Rolland Gregg (right), and Rolland's wife Michelle (left) were found guilty of growing marijuana, but not guilty of the other four federal charges they faced. HG Considering the overwhelmingShow More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Ball Gagging

I love and adore my wife, and would never stray, but I am going out of my friggin' mind because I am a kinkster (of the consensual-nonconsent and rape-play vintage with a side of ballgag drool), yet have a very vanilla sex life. My wife...Show More Summary

Washington State House Passes $12 Hourly Minimum Wage

Breaking news in the fight against wealth inequality, via Tacoma News Tribune reporter Melissa Santos: $12 minimum wage bill passed 51-46 #waleg— Melissa Santos (@MelissaSantos1) March 3, 2015 The debate in the state House included a...Show More Summary

The Nightmare of Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas

Slog Out, is it weird that I, as a lifelong fan of all things Jim Henson and/or Muppets, somehow missed ever seeing, or even knowing about, Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas? The hourlong special, based on the children's book Emmet Otter's...Show More Summary

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