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6/2/20: THE LAST PANEL
Jun 2nd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Remembering comix creator Noel Franklin; more poignant demonstrators and more police (over) reaction; 85 COVID cases on one Seattle-based factory trawler; suburban ‘communities of color’ have lost the most jobs in the lockdown.6/2/20:

6/1/20: OUT IN THE STREETS
Jun 1st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Serious talk about facing systemic racism and violent police; plus the looting and such; plus the COVID news (no ‘phase 2’ for King County yet).

5/28/20: VULCAN DEATH GRIP
May 27th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Cinerama, Living Computers Museum to stay closed as Vulcan drops ‘Arts + Entertainment’ division; City Council defers vote on sweep ban after 5-plus-hour meeting; 6,500 more Boeing layoffs; we still don’t know when we’ll get to ‘phase 2.’

5/26/20: QUIET (REALLY QUIET) ON THE SET
May 25th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

How local indie film could come back after the shutdown; we’re not even close to the state’s official “phase 2” target; more UW Medicine staff furloughs; motels help the homeless better than mass shelters.

5/22/20: PARK(ED) IN ABSTRACT
May 21st, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

More overhead civic still-lifes; more encampment sweeps; how undercounted are WA COVID deaths?; Amazon shareholders to press for worker safety.

5/15/20: WAS THE ICU2 TV SET THE ORIGINAL ZOOM CONFERENCE?
May 14th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Official J.P. Patches (and Gertrude!) face masks are now available; a day without a King County COVID death; ‘National Geographic’ admires our handling of the crisis; could Bezos become the world’s first trillionaire?

5/14/20: ALL YESTERDAY’S TOMORROWS
May 13th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

‘Salish geek’ art to revive the spirit of the Century 21 world’s fair; crisis calls are way up; Lime won’t bring back bike rentals unless it can also offer scooters; Petco calls pet grooming an ‘essential service’.

5/13/20: ‘A FINE PLACE, REASONABLY PRICED’
May 13th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

‘Twin Peaks’ diner’s new caretakers; a dance director says we should preserve artists, not just arts institutions; there’s a backlash to the state’s ‘contact tracing’ program before it starts.

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.

5/11/20: RE-BAR, DE-BARRED
May 10th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Legendary DJ/performance space won’t reopen (at its current spot); King County counts its 500th COVID death; more anti-quarantine protests, lawsuits; Pramila Jayapal wants a Paycheck Guarantee Act.

5/8/20: THE WRITING/PAINTING ON THE WALL, PART 3
May 8th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Still more on storefront murals and their creators; City Council won’t vote on ‘Amazon tax’ for a good while; Soundgarden members sue Vicky Cornell over benefit-concert money; a brief Mother’s Day message.

5/7/20: THE WRITING/PAINTING ON THE WALL, PART 2
May 6th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

More amazing storefront murals; could a new Works Progress Admin. help save the arts?; is Seattle’s grim budget estimate not grim enough?; recalling the war against not just the Nazis but the ‘Nazi idea’.

5/6/20: THE WRITING/PAINTING ON THE WALL, PART 1
May 6th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A few of the storefront murals bringing a little life to our streets; starting Phase 1 of the reopening while wondering when Phase 2 might start; another GOP suit against stay-home orders; giving a local street a more appropriate namesake without changing its name.

5/5/20: BRAYING THE ALARM
May 4th, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

Amazon Web Services VP quits in protest; ‘Phase 1’ of the state’s reopening will last a while; recall drive targets Snohomish County sheriff; no, elderberries won’t cure the COVID.

5/4/20: LIKE CLOCKWORK
May 3rd, 2020 by Clark Humphrey

A local artisan repairs tiny intricate devices; getting ‘phased’ by Inslee’s new state guidelines; some of the angriest anti-quarantine trolls come from some of the worst-stricken counties; the lessons of the ‘Vietnam era’ as seen by Vietnamese people.

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