Robinson Cano

With help from his agent Jay-Z, the former Yankee All-Star negotiated a 10-year, $240 million contract with the M’s. Cano’s got 99 problems, but being able to afford an island ain’t one.

 

 

Cortana

Rumor has it, this spring Microsoft will start rolling out its answer to Apple’s Siri, named after Halo’s A.I. femme fatale. You know, for those times you want to find good pizza in deep space. 



Satya Nadella

In other Microsoft news, the software giant has named Steve Ballmer’s successor. And, we can only assume that, in keeping with the Halo theme, Nadella’s demanding underlings call him Master Chief.

 

 

Kathleen Morris

The Washington Anti-Trafficking Network’s program manager joins dozens of speakers in Seattle this April at the International Conference on Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence and Trafficking. No joke. Just love.

 

 

Ryan Villopoto

The Poulsbo native and three-time reigning world champ of supercross (motorcycles, dirt, energy drinks) motors home for the AMA Supercross Championship. Start chugging Monster now. (CenturyLink Field, Apr 12)


 

Sharon Jones

The soul singer, Dap-Kings leader, and recent cancer survivor is proudly rocking the bald look as she tours behind her new album Give the People What They Want. We just want you healthy, Sharon. (Showbox, Apr 2)