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'San Andreas' star Dwayne 'the Rock' Johnson officiates at longtime fan's wedding

Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson has been on a promotional roll on the days leading up to the release of his flick "San Andreas," in which everything is rocking and rolling.  He even married a longtime fan for the betterment of the movie. More...Show More Summary

Video: Neil Young Premieres Anti-Starbucks Anthem, "Rock Starbucks"

It takes most musicians until the later parts of their career to throw off the shackles of commercial and critical expectations and declare, "I'm gonna do whatever I want, even if it means writing a nine minute ode to delicious T-bones."...Show More Summary

Outlawed in His Own Country, Kenyan Artist Jim Chuchu Comes to Seattle

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

FROM THE 'PAGANS' SERIES BY JIM CHUCHU The Nairobi artist calls his 2013-2014 photo series "A reconstruction of future-past anonymous African deities, their devotees, and forgotten religious rites." This and other photographs from Pagans are showing at Mariane Ibrahim Gallery. Show More Summary

‘Kids, do you love the Rock n’ Roll?’

As a confirmed early-to-bed, early-to-rise type, I’ve never watched much late-night television. But over the years, I’ve seen enough to be impressed with David Letterman’s openness to new musical talents and genres and his willingness to give them a national stage on which to play. Show More Summary

Watch Some Folks Casually Grill a Few Steaks With Molten Lava

As Memorial Day kicks into gear, you will no doubt be bombarded with a number of cookout primers, all of which will promise to teach you the BEST. WAY. TO. GRILL. Ignore those primers. Instead, just watch this video from the awesomely...Show More Summary

Dunwoody Memorial Day Ceremony - Monday 10 am at Brook Run Veterans Memorial

Video - a rockin little ditty. JOIN US ON MONDAY, MAY 25 AS WE HONOR THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE UNITED STATES ARMED FORCES WHO GAVE THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE FOR THEIR COUNTRY. Brook Run Park 4770 North Peachtree Road Dunwoody, Georgia 10:00 am - 11:00 am Veterans Memorial Seating is limited. Show More Summary

Comedian Chris Gethard Obsesses Over His Soda Collection

Gethard, with his usual order from the Mykonos Grill food truck. "This is a real Heart of Darkness look into my own life," says Chris Gethard of his Grub Street Diet. The comedian has appeared on shows like Louie, Broad City, and Inside...Show More Summary

The Crucial Role of New York City's Branch Libraries

On Wednesday evening, May 20, New York City celebrated what New York magazine calls "the Oscars for Libraries." The 2nd annual NYC Neighborhood Library Awards recognized the crucial role that New York City's branch libraries play in serving the city's diverse communities. Show More Summary

A Change Is Gonna Come To The 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, A, C, D, E, F, N, Q, And R Trains This Weekend

The L train weekend shutdown nightmare is over, but new nightmares have arisen to take its place. If it's the weekend, that means it's time for a giant creepy clown man to reach a gloved hand down into the subway system and gobble up handful after handful of our delicious subway trains. Down here YOU'LL FLOAT! [ more › ]

Modern Ruin: Filmmaker Matthew Silva on the New York State Pavilion

Written by Julia Rocchi Modern Ruin: A World's Fair Pavilion - Promo I from Matthew Silva on Vimeo. For the past three years, the futuristic New York State Pavilion -- a National Treasure looking for a new future of its own - has enchanted many people with its dramatic design and World Fair history. Show More Summary

Vanessa Place Is in a Fight Over Gone with the Wind's Racism, But It’s Not the Fight She Says She Wants: An Interview

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

For years, literary provocateur Vanessa Place has been tweeting language and images related to Gone with the Wind. Earlier this week, she was fired from a committee selecting authors for a 2016 writing conference. Patrick Greaney IsShow More Summary

Two Unarmed Black Men Suspected of Stealing Beer Shot by Police Officer in Olympia

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Olympian reports that last night, around 1 a.m., two black men alleged to have attempted to steal beer from an Olympia Safeway, were spotted, confronted, and then shot by a police officer. The men are in their 20s and reportedly are brothers. Show More Summary

Our Inefficient, Money-Hungry SFMTA Wants to Start Issuing Speeding Tickets, But Somehow “They Would Not Be Moving Violations?!”

TweetOh, this one’s easy  – we’re going to go from zero to Orwellian in ten seconds. Gentlemen, Start Your Engines: SFMTA Pushing For Speed Cameras In San Francisco To Improve Pedestrian Safety by Cate Cauguiran And here’s your nut graf: “SFMTA plans to present their proposal to the San Francisco County Transportation Authority later this week. The […]

David Letterman’s Final Show Included His Legendary Taco Bell Prank

Letterman already crossed off the obligatory Rupert Jee annoying-waiter highlight reel earlier this week, so for his final Late Night show last night, it was time to revisit 1996 and his famous Taco Bell segment. His voice greets unwitting...Show More Summary

For the First Time in History, a Dinosaur Fossil Has Been Discovered in Washington State

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Washington's new pride and joy: a portion of a dinosaur's femur. mpt Washington State has its first dinosaur fossil, you guys!!! Today Burke Museum Curator of Vertebrate Paleontology Dr. Christian Sidor and University of Washington Department...Show More Summary

Dave Goodbye: Five Notable Performances by Seattle Musicians on Letterman's Show

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Michele Paccione / Shutterstock People are still buzzing about Bob Dylan's beautifully somber interpretation of the jazz standard "The Night We Called It a Day," which he performed last night on Late Show with David Letterman, whichShow More Summary

Ocean Waters Off California Must Be Free of Drift Gillnets

Every year, hundreds of iconic marine animals -- think endangered sperm whales and massive leatherback sea turtles -- die an incredibly slow and unnecessary death: drowning in mile-long nets submerged 100 feet under the ocean's surface. Show More Summary

A Goodbye After 20 Years of Directing Late Show With David Letterman

In the early evening of May 20 the words "used to be" will be grafted to the end of my name. Around 5:30, I will ask CBS Technical Director Tim Kennedy to "please fade to black." Later I will remove the few remaining personal items from my sunny office with the four windows and set out to civilian life. Show More Summary

The Unnerve of It All—Colin Dawson's Spooky New Daisy Heroin Video

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Tenet: "a psychedelic experience erupting from the womb of the digital void." Stickers guitarist Colin Dawson returns in his Daisy Heroin audio/visual guise for a subliminally spooky trip into the hidden corners of your subconscious—on some questionable magic mushrooms. Show More Summary

Don't Worry, Kathleen, Drones Are Not Allowed in Seattle Parks. (I Found Out the Hard Way.)

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A drone above a "grassy field" in Seattle. Which is NOT ALLOWED if the grassy field is in a Seattle park. Amehime / Kathleen's understandably pissed that her glorious Sunday picnic in Magnuson Park was interrupted by drones. Show More Summary

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