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Artist Interview: Eats Everything

Eats Everything likes to throw a good party. And last weekend in Williamsburg he did just that in what turned out to be a progressive gig through Output. Starting on the roof in the rain, his set moved into the Panther Room and ended...Show More Summary

Elizabeth Warren Calls Trump "A Small, Insecure Moneygrubber"—and Doesn't Stop There

by Eli Sanders Taking 10 minutes to call out Trump. Office of Elizabeth Warren For your lunchtime listening, a continuation of Elizabeth Warren's strong attacks on the Republican presidential nominee: Trump's response? Goofy Senator Elizabeth Warren @elizabethforma has done less in the U.S. Show More Summary

Science News: Kennewick Man Finally Gets a Proper Burial 9,000 Years After His Death, and More on the Greenpeace/UW Fisheries Controversy

by Ethan Linck Kennewick Man (The Ancient One) was found in 1996 during hydroplane races on Columbia River. J.D.S/Shutterstock.com Kennewick Man Goes Home: More than 9,000 years after his death and 20 years after being unearthed along...Show More Summary

Map: NYC Is A Mets Town Now, Deal With It

Two years ago, the NY Times used aggregated data provided by Facebook "to create an unprecedented look at the geography of baseball fandom." They came to the conclusion that the Yankees were the preferred team "everywhere in New York City, and nearly everywhere in the U.S. Show More Summary

Writers Sign Petition Against Trump

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith "Is that guy a writer? Get 'em out a 'eeeeeere. I've written books, best sellers actually. And you know what? They were terrific. Not like these lightweights." Gino Santa Maria / Shutterstock.com Have you ever wanted to...Show More Summary

8th & Market: Vehicle Stop Line Where Pedestrians Should Cross 8th Street, No Marked Crosswalk

Last week, while we were out at 8th & Market. I noticed another design flaw in St. Louis’ pedestrian network. This is between Citygarden and Ballpark Village/Busch Stadium. The stop line and markings are recent. The detectable warnings on the sidewalk/ramp are there to help guide the visually disabled. Vehicles...

Kathleen Into It—The Julie Ruin Return with the Ominous "I Decide"

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal The new Julie Ruin single pulsates with exuberant menace. Shervin Lainez The Julie Ruin released a gripping new single today titled "I Decide," the first off their forthcoming Hit Reset album (out July 8 on Seattle's Hardly Art Records). Show More Summary

Glass Arriving at Amazon's Biospheres

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede What will happen to our city when one of the most brazenly bizarre buildings in its history is completed? Charles Mudede As the plates of spaceship-grade glass are added to Amazon's biospheres, a strange feeling is slowly coming together. Show More Summary

New York Times Demands Sheeple Wake Up and Quit Worshipping Breakfast

The Times has no love for anybody's breakfast. There's some new food-related advice out this morning from the national paper that once encouraged readers to put peas in their guacamole. Aaron Carroll, sort of the resident health-science...Show More Summary

Preview: “Our bones cannot contain us,” Son Lux approaches new, wilder forms

Over the last two years, Ryan Lott’s multidimensional solo project Son Lux has transformed into a trio of boldly experimental artists, including guitarist-composer Rafiq Bhatia and drummer Ian Chang. The urgently textured 2015 album Bones grew from a necessary need for collaboration, the generative rush that undoes and remakes a sound. Bones is certainly that...

Plenty of Action, Scant Progress at State Capitol

Inside and outside the Illinois Statehouse this week there was a constant buzz of activity, though it's hard to tell whether all the action was evidence of progress or an exciting distraction from inertia. The week saw Gov. Bruce Rauner and the four leaders of the General Assembly meet on the state budget for only the second time this year. Show More Summary

Fox News' Megyn Kelly No Longer Mad at Trump, Now Mad at Trevor Noah

by Wm. Steven Humphrey I think we can all agree that Fox News' Megyn Kelly's interview with Donald Trump was a big parade of KISS ASS. Which is too bad, because her continuing beef with Trump was Megyn's only real shot at credibility—at least for those who don't buy into Fox News bullshit. Show More Summary

Jewish Museum Honors Rosenwald and Other Educational Philanthropists

The National Museum of American Jewish History (NMAJH) will induct Julius Rosenwald, the late CEO of Sears, Roebuck and Co. whose philanthropy transformed education for African Americans, into their Only In America/Hall of Fame at a gala in New York on June 1, 2016. Show More Summary

8 Hacks for Learning to Love (or at Least Like) to Exercise

As much as you think you "hate" to exercise, you really don't. No one was born hating to move. The desire to move is innate. If you dislike exercise now, something happened to make it so. Maybe you had a bad experience or, spent years being habitually sedentary. There was a chunk of my life when exercise was not at all on my day-planner. Show More Summary

An "Opera of the Mind"—Stuart McLeod’s Music for Guitar Orchestra and Brain Waves

by Dave Segal Stuart McLeod—EEG wiz. Stuart McLeod Stuart McLeod and Brain Trust's May 21 show at the Rendezvous' Jewelbox Theater represents the rare chance to witness Music for Guitar Orchestra and Brain Waves, which is exactly what it says on the tin. Show More Summary

New multi-disciplinary art show has heart

Multi-disciplinary art show Heart Space dedicates an explorative evening to the physical and emotional space around the heart. Choreographers Leah Boresaw (above, top) and Christen Sewell Weimer (above, bottom), both Atlanta nativesShow More Summary

Morning News: Sea-Tac Airport Begins Privatizing Security Checkpoints, Seattle Is Very Good at Road Rage

by Charles Mudede Transportation Security Administration, a unionized agency of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, is underfunded. Arina P Habich/Shutterstock.com Austerity Is Behind the Long Lines at Sea-Tac Airport's TSA Checkpoints: Sea-Tac Airport has hired a private contractor to speed up lines at its security checkpoints. Show More Summary

Brews for Bernie USA launches

The "Brews for Bernie" event in Boulder Colorado on May 14th at Owsley's Golden Road was the start of a grassroots movement. And not just focused on Bernie Sanders. People were stoked about Bernie's wins and were signing up for shifts...Show More Summary

A Brief History Of The American Girl Doll

American Girl Place, home of $115 vinyl dolls and their very expensive accessories, is moving to a 40,000-square-foot space at 75 Rockefeller Plaza, doubling the size of their current space a few blocks south. This is only important news if you have a small doll-obsessed child or are George Costanza's dead fiancée. Show More Summary

Developers in San Francisco May Not be Interested in Building Lots of Affordable Houses

by Charles Mudede Average rent on a one-bedroom apartment in San Francisco is $3,500 a month. welcomia/shutterstock.com San Francisco is about to vote on Proposition C, a measure that would increase the affordable-housing requirement...Show More Summary

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