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5/12/20: ART OF THE MATTER
May 11th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Posters to inspire and instruct in this moment; a closed-but-timely museum show; the latest excuse for predicting emptied-out cities; King County wants to see a face mask on you.

5/1/20: DRAWN, APART
May 1st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Comix artist depicts local folks’ current fears/hopes; economic grimness continues; Amazon’s sales shoot up (as do its expenses; what will talk radio ranters do without a May Day march to rail against?

2/28/20: DEPRESSION EXPRESSION
Apr 28th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Tatiana Gill’s comix tales of medication (Rx and other); (some) outdoor recreation to return in WA; doing real work in online office ‘environments’; we’ve hit the COVID ‘plateau’ but that’s not enough.

4/27/20: POSITIVE (C-)ID
Apr 27th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Artists send love to the Chinatown-International District; the ‘New Yorker’ thinks we had a better early COVID response than NYC; Boeing jilts Embraer at the merger altar; ‘the Seattle that existed before March is gone forever’.

4/20/20: YOU LIGHT UP MY MUSEUM
Apr 19th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Animations of hope projected on a wall; how that last Sounders match didn’t get canceled; alt-right rally goers in Olympia defy social distancing guidelines; the king of false COVID rumors (on the receiving end).

4/15/20: ‘MISSING’ PIECES
Apr 14th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

T-shirts to remember what’s not in your life; we’re apparently making great progress but can’t let up; Amazon fires workers who dissed its warehouse safety practices; Matt Shea claims the pandemic’s just a sham Marxist plot.

4/9/20: WITH LOVE FROM (NOT SO) FAR AWAY
Apr 8th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A local artist’s social-distancing greeting cards; Monroe inmates stage an overnight disturbance; life on the streets gets even worse; this is no time to be ‘Sanders or screw it.’

4/2/20: SCENES OF PANDEMICS PAST
Apr 1st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A locally-made 2008 educational comic about the 1918 flu has lessons for today; Inslee wants the state’s factories to make COVID-response stuff; a revised ‘Tax Amazon’ bill’s introduced; T-Mobile finally absorbs Sprint.

3/30/20: DRAWING ROOMS
Mar 30th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Short Run cartoonists depict their social-distanced lives; government relief package isn’t enough to save some small businesses; local used-records king RIP; it’s been a month already and it feels like a decade.

3/24/20: THIS IS THE WAY WE…
Mar 24th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Ellen Forney’s hand-washing tutorial; Inslee’s ‘stay at home’ order and its exceptions; you can now apply to be tested (space permitting); the main West Seattle Bridge is fully closed while the ‘low bridge’ is restricted.

3/18/20: ART AND ABSENCE
Mar 17th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

An art teacher/cartoonist ponders the immediate unknown; aid programs for workers and artists get underway; Boeing wants big federal bucks; it’s (not) a golden time for introverts.

2/7/20: HOW HIGH’S THE WATER MAMA?
Feb 6th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

More floods and rescues (of people and animals); the first 737 MAX recertification flight may be near; local restaurant to pay almost a half-mil to past & present workers in a city settlement; local poster artists revive the scrapped Harriet Tubman $20 bill.

2/4/20: LETTING THEIR FREAK FLAG FLY
Feb 3rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

An art exhibit celebrating ‘nerd-dom’ in Pt. Angeles; Fred Wildlife Refuge closing; Amazon’s HQ2 scheme was a big ploy for tax breaks; a big HIV vaccine trial’s disappointing end.

12/13/19: HAIDA WAY
Dec 12th, 2019 by Clark Humphrey

SAM hires BC First Nations artist to make a big manga-esque mural; Pantone’s local color guru; Intl. Dist. panel elections imitate City Council run; hiring a trans dancer gets King County homelessness exec suspended.

11/25/19: THE FIRST TIME EVER I SCANNED YOUR FACE
Nov 24th, 2019 by Clark Humphrey

Delta Airlines phases in ‘facial recognition’ at Sea-Tac; one of the great ‘grunge’-era show photographers finally has a book out; how an Eyman for governor campaign would work out; Bumbershoot’s literary-arts queen RIP.

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