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Union Station 10 Cine' (1988-2003)

When we lose places, be they businesses, homes, or just a building we lose memories, historical touch points to revisit, and worst of all, our identity as a place, as a city. I gave the many theaters we've lost over the years in St. Louis some consideration here and here. Show More Summary

25-Ton Potato Spill Blocks Off North Carolina Highway for Hours

Annoyed commuters who spent their morning idling on North Carolina's I-77 can blame 50,000 pounds of runaway taters. Emergency cleanup crews in the Charlotte area had to close the roadway for hours after an 18-wheeler collided with the...Show More Summary

112 singer discusses solo effort, Bad Boy reunion concerts and Wolf Creek Amphitheater show

This year Atlanta group 112 will celebrate the 20th anniversary of their debut album. It’s been nearly two decades since Bad Boy Records debuted the band with feel-good R&B singles such as “Only You” and “Cupid.” Now,...

Incredible Handmade Programmable Analog Beat Machines

Koka Nikoladze's amazing Maker Music Machines via Laughing Squid Koka's Beat Machine No. 1 from nikoladze on Vimeo. Koka's Beat Machine No. 2 from nikoladze on Vimeo.

Morning News: Amazon Worth $3 Trillion, Car Chase Ends With Monkey on Suspect's Back, Zika Enters King County

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Amazon's erotic/exotic biospheres will be completed in the near future. Charles Mudede A Famous and Very Handsome Venture Capitalist Says Amazon Could be Worth $3 Trillion: His name is Chamath Palihapitiya. He is the CEO of a company with a neoliberal-sounding name, Social Capital. Show More Summary

President Trump Proves How Much He Loves Hispanics Once And For All

President Donald Trump has already explained how he plans to garnish America's foreign policy with cilantro, but now he's taken things a step further today with a Cinco De Mayo Tweet for the ages. "The best taco bowls are made in Trump Tower Grill. Show More Summary

The Monkees + XTC = "You Bring the Summer" (or, Finally, Some Good News)

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sean Nelson Looking for the good times, baby/ gonna have ball... 30 years of intense fandom has taught me that new music from the Monkees isn't always cause for celebration. But I will always give it a listen, because I am what is called "a believer." With a v. Show More Summary

First Let Me Take a Selfie

Why do we send selfies? And why do people ask for them in return? Is it plain and simply narcissism? A need for validation? Or do we genuinely think that's the best way to let people in on what's going on in our lives and how we're feeling when an emoji just won't do? I've been thinking about selfies. Show More Summary

Protest to be Held at Whole Foods 365 Launch in LA Amidst Co-CEO Mackey's Ties with Pedophile

I am a survivor of child abuse. Starting at age four, I was repeatedly beaten and called names that no child or adult should ever be called. Then from eight through thirteen years of age, the abuse escalated to sexual victimization by a close male figure and my mother, who suffered from mental health issues. Show More Summary

Video: How David Copperfield Made The Statue Of Liberty Disappear In The '80s

Tonight's episode of The Americans (NO SPOILERS), is called "The Magic of David Copperfield V: The Statue of Liberty Disappears." Throughout it you will see the magician's 1983 television special turning up on the Jennings' television screen, a relevant timestamp in a show about Soviet intelligence agents spying on the American government. [ more › ]

Alexander Hamilton: Father of American Banking and American Burnout

On Tuesday, the musical Hamilton was nominated for a record 16 Tony awards. And three weeks ago, its creator and star, Lin-Manuel Miranda, won the Pulitzer Prize. And it's all, of course, richly deserved -- Hamilton is everything the...Show More Summary

Jimmy Kimmel Okay with Climate Change Wiping Out the Human Race (and You Will Be, Too!)

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Wm. Steven Humphrey On Monday, Jimmy Kimmel gave Sarah Palin the what-for because of her dum-dum theories on climate change. (Spoiler alert: She doesn't believe in it, because she's a dum-dum.) However, there are more people who are siding with Sarah Palin than you'd think, and they mostly live on internet comment sections. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Trump to Be the Nominee, Bar Complaint Filed Against Lawyer after Threatening Email to City Council

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Dump Trump, obviously. mikeledray/Shutterstock Republican Voters Abandon Whatever Small Amount of Shame They May Have Still Had About Being Racists and Nominate Donald Trump for President: As you've heard by now, Trump won Indiana last night and Ted Cruz dropped out. Show More Summary

RIP Future President Ted Cruz, I Will Always Love Pointing At You & Laughing

Ted Cruz is many things: a canned soup enthusiast, a talented impressionist, an adventurous eater, a loving son, husband and father, and the alleged Zodiac Killer. Today, though, he is no longer a presidential candidate, and for that, we must mourn. [ more › ]

Afeni Shakur, mother of Tupac in life and legacy, dies at 69

Afeni Shakur, the political activist, former Black Panther, and mother of the most iconic rap artist of all time, has passed at the age of 69. Her death comes just four months shy of the 20-year anniversary of her son Tupac Shakur's tragic death. Show More Summary

Watch What Is Possibly the Funniest Parody of Synth Composers Ever

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Giorgio Moroder plays a major-key role in Adult Swim's hilarious parody. Adult Swim has created a spot-on parody of the pomposity of synthesizer/composers Xangelix (Vangelis), Morgio Zoroger (Giorgio Moroder), and Carla Wendos (Walter/Wendy Carlos). Show More Summary

Tupac Shakur’s mom dies; “Dear Mama” trends on Twitter

BY JEWEL WICKER More than 18,000 tweets with the hashtag “Dear Mama” have been posted in the last few hours. Shortly after reports of the death of Afeni Shakur-Davis, mother of late rapper Tupac Shakur, surfaced, the hashtag began trending on...

How the Toronto Dailies Covered the Invictus Games Announcement

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Oh, and the Raptors need some serious love. In Front Page Challenge, Torontoist analyzes the best and worst of Toronto’s major dailies. This morning’s Front Page Challenge is that rare thing: all five of Toronto’s daily papers feature...Show More Summary

The May 2016 City Council Liveblog: Uber, Bloor Bike Lanes, and Replacing Rob Ford

3 weeks agoCanada / Toronto : Torontoist

Follow along as we fact-check and analyze the ongoing council debate. If the City Clerk’s office charged surge pricing for sitting in council chambers, they would make so much money this meeting. On this meeting’s Council agenda: a debate...Show More Summary

Catching Up with the NEW Stow Lake Boat House – Photos – It’s Just the Same, Except for the “PRIVATE EVENTS”

TweetWell, I guess the transition to the new vendor at our Stow Lake Boat House in Golden Gate Park is fully complete, not that you could really tell. Four Yelp stars, currently. Things were a little contentious for a while there, what with the crew from Save Stow Lake, who supported the former vendor what […]

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