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2/8/18: A DESIRE NAMED STREETCAR, REVISITED
Feb 7th, 2018 by Clark Humphrey

Trying to bring back the old waterfront trolleys; where women in Seattle do and don’t rule; squeezing more units into old apartment buildings.

1/30/18: THE DOMES-DAY BOOK
Jan 30th, 2018 by Clark Humphrey

Amazon Spheres open on a rainforest-esque day; T-Mobile vows to go all “renewable”; oil-by-train port trashed; whatever happened to hemp?

12/19/17: BLOOD ON THE TRACKS
Dec 19th, 2017 by Clark Humphrey

Thoughts on the big train wreck; Durkan’s newest affordable-housing plan; transit and bike shares are really popular here.

12/14/17: NEUTRAL SPIRITS
Dec 14th, 2017 by Clark Humphrey

For your Thursday perusal: everyone loves net neutrality except (some) corporations and the politicians they own; simply “praising” black women’s not enough; Fisherman’s terminal gets bigger; light-rail expansion to speed (slightly) up.

11/27/17: OH, HENRY
Nov 27th, 2017 by Clark Humphrey

Starting your week off: A semi-psych Henry mural outside a pot shop can legally stay; big rain/winds are coming back; why gay-rights orgs shouldn’t settle for an all-white ‘rainbow.’

11/10/17: GET THIS ‘PARTY’ STARTED
Nov 10th, 2017 by Clark Humphrey

In your big weekend MISCmedia MAIL: Local Cold War nostalgia; a local CEO sued for assault; the city’s latest big upzone plan (still) omits most single-family zones; anti-encampment fence put up at Spokane Street.

11/3/17: SLEEPING IN
Nov 3rd, 2017 by Clark Humphrey

In your big weekend news: ‘Sleep-in’ and ‘die-in’ actions for the homeless; how open-source software can be even more ‘bro’-heavy than corporate code; a private ferry to Renton?

8/28/17: WHITHER THE SPORK?
Aug 28th, 2017 by Clark Humphrey

Another week of MISCmedia MAIL commences with a relatively minor topic, the coming end of plastic tableware and straws at Seattle food/beverage joints. But then the serious stuff shows up, such as more local Resistance reactions; a fight back against a conservative activist’s endless lawsuits against state liberals; strange bedfellows in the new-arena battle; and the Showbiz Lawsuit of Science!

8/25/17: PLAY THAT FUNKO MUSIC
Aug 25th, 2017 by Clark Humphrey

Today’s big weekend MISCmedia MAIL starts off with a remembrance of the great retail store of my youth, now become the great retail store for fandom folk from everywhere. It goes on to mention Paul Ryan’s not-that-persuasive speech at Boeing; whether an eco-group does or doesn’t have a racially-insensitive name; more Moon/Durkan verbal sparring; and the drive to protect website visitors’ IDs from White House demands.

8/17/17: DOWN THE PIKE
Aug 16th, 2017 by Clark Humphrey

Let us recall another Seattle progressive triumph, in an age of another not-all-there Republican president. It’s the late John Stamets’ 1987 pix of the restored Pike Place Market, now on display again. Among our other topics this day: wildfires rage in Grant County; concrete-truck drivers go on strike; a walking trail’s set to reopen; and more local folk have more reaction to the ongoing sociopolitical meltdown.

7/7/17: MONKEYS’ BUSINESS
Jul 6th, 2017 by Clark Humphrey

An Arizona building, thought by some to be “abandoned,” turns out to house a UW-funded breeding operation for lab monkeys, far from local protesters. Closer to home, we discuss the newest drive to rein in police use of “deadly force;” a poll showing more Seattle people like “upzoning;” the role of architecture in keeping libraries busy; and a music legend’s “funny money” scheme.

5/18/17: THE BIG-BIG-BIG PICTURE
May 17th, 2017 by Clark Humphrey

It’s that time of year again. That occasion when we’re reminded of larger-than-life sights, sounds, and dramatic spectacle. MISCmedia MAIL denotes this today, as well as: the recent uproar over a local, modern “family slave” saga; Kshama Sawant’s “Socialist muscle”; another Seattle federal judge striking another blow against bigotry; and a bear in a tree.

5/17/17: THE DEVIL YOU KNOW
May 16th, 2017 by Clark Humphrey

“Pence would be worse,” the argument goes. We ponder that argument and its limits today at MISCmedia MAIL. Also: a disappearing piece of exurban “vernacular architecture;” a threat to the Hanford cleanup; the police-accountability plan and its discontents; and another Mariners bullpen collapse.

5/12/17: ON THE RUCKELSHAUS
May 11th, 2017 by Clark Humphrey

The recent FBI boss’s firing reminds many of Nixon’s “Saturday Night Massacre,” and the local political personage who was one of its victims. Also in MISCmedia MAIL: Yet another mayoral hopeful (probably not the last); Chris Hansen’s arena people strike back; Cliff Mass again makes a fool of himself on a non-weather topic; Amazon vs. Walmart in online espionage; and the usual gaggle of weekend events.

4/26/17: FAKE MUD AND A DEMOLISHED DINER
Apr 26th, 2017 by Clark Humphrey

In Tuesday’s e-missive: A new low in fashion silliness; a local landmark razed two years after its closure; a GOP state senator who wants to force the city and county to divorce; more hipster “Native inspired” culture-theft; and fake “No Parking” signs.

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