Amidst all of the W’s and L’s in this past election cycle, we wanted to single out someone in particular whose election made history in all sorts of ways. Jean Quan, now the mayor-elect of Oakland, will be 1) the first female mayor of Oakland 2) the first Asian-American female mayor of a major U.S. [...]
2010 has been an especially alarming year for police brutality in Seattle. From the blatantly unjustified murder of John T. Williams, a Native woodcarver, in August to the innocent man who was kicked in the head and body while a police officer told him he’d “beat the fucking Mexican piss out of you, homie,” to the 17-year-old [...]
If you don’t live in the Seattle area, you may not know about the blizzy blizz and cold chillin goin on. Makes us feel like it’s ’08 all over again, you kno?
About a 11 days ago, we put out the call for votes on which t-shirt design to print up for the shows we had last week. After counting about 400+ votes cast thru comments on the the blog, Twitter, and Facebook, it was clear that design #4 was the most popular among all of you. [...]
Thank you to all who came out to the Paramount show! Big up (large ups, in fact) to all the performers we shared the stage with: Brother Ali, Macklemore, Fresh Espresso, and Mash Hall. If you came thru you’ll remember that there was bedlam throughout. A maelstrom of energy, if you will (which I hope [...]