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1/26/21: THE VINYL FRONTIER
Jan 25th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Sub Pop retail shop opens beneath a mostly-empty Amazon tower; WA records its lowest new-COVID-case count of the year; a Native-homeless advocate runs for mayor; no, Bill Gates doesn’t want to kill you on behalf of any lizard men from outer space.

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.

1/21/21: LEFTER THAN BIDEN
Jan 20th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

The dawn of a new DC administration draws reactions from friends and foes (who aren’t all on the right); vaccine progress remains slow; UW men’s basketball finally wins a conference game; is Olympia Beer going away?

1/15/21: PLUMBING THE DEPTHS
Jan 14th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

‘Mario’ games you’ve probably never seen; state tries to speed up vaccination pace; ‘Twin Peaks’ Roadhouse might close for good; Nikkita Oliver to teach Seattle U law students about ‘abolition.’

1/14/21: YAK-KING AWAY
Jan 13th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Yakima’s local caste system as an example of the ‘American Gentry;’ Tuesday storm’s lingering damage; state starts next vaccination phase as COVID cases still increase; Hope Solo describes USWNT soccer as a ‘mean girls’ club.’

1/13/21 THE BELLS’ FINAL TOLL
Jan 13th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Two Bells demolished three years after it closed; SPOG head Mike Solan refuses to quit; activists claim the FBI had a role in suppressing local summer protests; a post-COVID national recession could make homelessness a whole lot worse.

1/11/21: PHONE CALL OF DUTY?
Jan 10th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

Should ex T-Mobile boss John Legere run for President?; 2 SPD cops were at the DC riot (about which SPOG’s prez Mike Solan spread lies); King County to start mass vaccination spots; UW women’s basketball program put on hold.

1/8/21: AFTER THE CLOWN CAR COUP ATTEMPT
Jan 7th, 2021 by Clark Humphrey

More calls by local pols for an early White House removal; should Seattle divorce King County?; new light-rail construction could cost lots more; Tim Eyman court case nears its end after several years.

12/23/20: OF ODES AND CODES
Dec 22nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Where poetry, programming, and Amazon intersect; train cars with crude oil catch fire; homeless-services group refutes KOMO’s depiction of it; a few of the big COVID relief bill’s various pieces and their various effects.

12/21/20: HAIL AND FAREWELL, MISS CITY DUMP
Dec 20th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Cal Anderson Park encampment swept, 21 protesters arrested; ‘J.P. Patches’ costar Bob Newman dies; some restaurant workers say they don’t necessarily want to go back to indoor-dining work yet; the ‘Twin Peaks’ connection to tonight’s planetary conjunction.

12/18/20: NO CRIB FOR A BED
Dec 17th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Church stages ‘ICE cage’ nativity scene; judge OKs Cal Anderson encampment sweep; next vaccine shipments to WA cut back; Inslee’s next budget proposal includes a capital gains tax (again).

12/17/20: WITHOUT A PADDLE
Dec 16th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Local home sports ‘Schitt’s Creek’ tribute Xmas decor; WA’s COVID curve may be ‘flattening’ again; Cal Anderson Park encampment hasn’t been swept (yet); Inslee issues new school-reopening guidelines.

12/16/20: MOVING PICTURES
Dec 15th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A still-closed Henry Art Gallery puts its art on buses; the first local vaccine shots get taken; more post-ethnic sports team names are on the way; Tim Eyman hates face masks (duh).

12/15/20: LIGHTING THE WAY AHEAD
Dec 14th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Light sculptures on the waterfront depict ‘seeds for a future culture;’ UW scraps another football game; first local vaccine doses arrive; far-right extremists threaten state election officials.

12/14/20: DESOLATE.EXE
Dec 13th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Views of an empty Microsoft campus (except for construction crews); the state passes 200,000 COVID cases; the first vaccine doses are on the way; another shooting at another right-wing Olympia protest.

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