Music - Monday, October 20, 2014 12:22I woke up this morning in Fort Stockton, Texas. The Super 8 Motel room’s air was cool, and smelled faintly ... Read More
Essays - Monday, October 20, 2014 12:02In the title poem of her collection, Self-Storage (Stephen F. Austin State University Press, 2012), Rebecca Ho ... Read More
Friday, October 17, 2014 10:00 — 0 Comments
I remember where I first heard about Hollow Earth Radio. I had recently met a woman named Tiffany who was running a house-venue called the Dearborn House, and she had posted on Myspace about some friends who were starting an Internet radio station with a focus on local music, super independent off-the-radar type bands and strange and experimental sounds. I had never given Internet radio much thought, but this station, despite that, seemed to hit on all my interests. I would tune in at work all the time just to see what they were playing. I remember discovering local bands […]
Friday, October 17, 2014 9:44 — 1 Comment
Comedian Brett Hamil is in the middle of a hilarious race to the finish line. He is posting a new audio sketch every day leading up to the recoding dates of his next album, slated for Nov. 6-8.
Thursday, October 16, 2014 9:10 — 0 Comments
Ed Skoog is one of Seattle’s masterful poets – in fact, his book Rough Day just won the Washington State Book Award in Poetry. Lucky for the city, Ed, immediately after winning the award, has a show (this Friday!) and the Hugo House along side some other talented writers, Ru Freeman, Elissa Washuta and Dean Young. We had a chance to catch up with Ed and ask him how the city inspires his work, what he makes of his award and what he epects for the Friday show.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 11:47 — 0 Comments
“I didn’t know you were writing tonight.” “I am.” “Cool, but the Young Evils hardly need another review right now.” She laughs a little, pours me a Manny’s. It’s Jessie, the owner of the Skylark Café in West Seattle. I settle in at the end of the bar, my usual seat in what has become my preferred pub when out alone because of its proximity to my apartment, but also for the Sunday brunch, the mix of live bands, the local artists on the walls. The staff knows me, and I like the benefits of being a regular. I don’t […]
The answer isn't poetry, but rather language
- Richard Kenney
An Interview with Susie Lee on Siren
October 22nd, 2014
Siren is a new dating app invented by Seattle’s Susie Lee (pictured above with Bill Clinton). Siren, she says, is “inspired by real life dynamics. There are a few key principles: people can’t have fun if they don’t feel safe; women value personal agency in physical and digital space, and both men and women want opportunities for hints of personalities to shine to discover each other.”