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1/19/23: HE CHART-ED HIS OWN COURSE
Jan 18th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

Mourning ‘outsider artist’ Gregory Blackstock, Screaming Trees cofounder Van Conner, and author Jonathan Raban; Grand Illusion Cinema could be razed in two years; Microsoft confirms 10,000 worldwide layoffs.

1/10/23: LARGE & IN CHARGE
Jan 9th, 2023 by Clark Humphrey

‘Fatlesque’ celebrates diverse bodies ‘in a big way’; we’ve got lots of ‘house rich/cash poor’ folk; new Public Health boss warns about COVID funding cuts’ repercussions; what some folks want from the now-underway Legislature.

11/8/22: ‘RABBIT’ RUN
Nov 7th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

New performance venue at ex-Can Can site aims to ‘rekindle Seattle arts scene’; big midterm races go down to the wire; SPD’s ‘history of killing people with knives;’ Dungeness crab dying off due to lack of oxygen.

11/3/22: ROCKET WOMAN
Nov 2nd, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Gillian G. Gaar on Elton John (and much else); Inslee wants more housing, shelters, and sweeps; city issues a ‘dire’ revenue forecast; Amazon’s ‘Treasure Trucks’ grounded for good.

10/7/22: THE ULTIMATE ‘READ-ME FILE’
Oct 6th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A conversation confab with human ‘books;’ the entire ‘aPodments’ chain’s for sale; Facebook found guilty of 822 campaign-finance violations; the Mariners’ postseason return stars today at last.

9/14/22: (ALMOST) READY TO SERVE
Sep 13th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

A Stranger writer’s history of queer comedy in TV sitcoms; school in Seattle starts at last; NYT essay lauds Seattle’s JustCare housing program; Starbucks to spend millions on store automation (while still union-busting).

8/25/22: EVENT OF THE CENTURY (PLUS TWO)
Aug 24th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Garfield High’s COVID-delayed centennial; overdoses up, here and around the NW; female Nintendo game testers allege sexual harassment by male staff; Danny Westneat’s mistaken again.

6/29/22: PARABLES FOR OUR TIME
Jun 28th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Charles Johnson co-creates an Afro-Futurist-Buddhist graphic novel; Teatro ZinZanni’s post-COVID, post-Woodinville comeback; wildfire forces evacuations near Soap Lake; a pro-choice state constitutional amendment isn’t likely.

5/13/22: BASED ON A TRUE STORY, SORT-OF
May 13th, 2022 by Clark Humphrey

Short fictions based on people’s digital data; big pro-Roe rallies coming up; possible property-tax hikes might force more homeowners to sell; Seahawks face ex-QB Russell Wilson in 2022 season’s first game.

12/17/21: THIS WEEK IN TEMPORARY CENSORSHIP
Dec 16th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Redmond bans, then allows, the word ‘Palestine’ on a public art display; what Sawant’s victory doesn’t really mean; schools react to national social-media threats; poetry bookstore moving to Pioneer Square.

8/6/21: I NEVER METAVERSE I DIDN’T…
Aug 5th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Tech tycoons hype a buzzword from a dystopian (local) novel; an unnamed live-music gig was a ‘superspreader event’; Sound Transit salvages its rail-building plan; incumbent city attorney Pete Holmes drops to #3 in the latest vote count.

3/9/21: TRANS MISSION
Mar 8th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Local theater group’s Lego animation disses JK Rowling’s anti-trans Tweets; re-reading news stories from COVID’s beginning; WA reaches 2 million vaccine shots; Seattle schools might try to partly reopen even without a teachers’ contract.

1/25/21: PRESIDENTIAL FUNK
Jan 24th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Inaugural poem set to a local funk-rock track; waiting lists for vaccine-clinic helpers are getting as long as those for the vaccines themselves; Tacoma police SUV runs over street-race spectators; Microsoft’s developing chatbots based on dead people.

1/1/21: THE INS AND THE OUTS FOR A YEAR THAT’S GOTTA BE BETTER
Dec 31st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Our 35th (Yes!) annual list of trends that will soar and decline over the coming 365.

12/25/20: THE FINAL CURTAIN?
Dec 24th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

On the day after the Seven Gables Theater burned, we look back on some recent local arts and culture stories, trends, and tales of survival.

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