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Interview

How Jason Segel Identifying with David Foster Wallace Led to 'The End of the Tour'

The actor discusses being drawn to Wallace's expression of depression, and finding himself in a similar place post–'How I Met Your Mother.'

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 08/05/2015
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Interviews

Boss Battle with Speedy Ortiz

Sadie Dupuis discusses her band's new album 'Foil Deer,' neurological feminism, and gendering bands.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 05/22/2015
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Big Names

Chef José Andrés Talks Restaurant Plans, Tom Douglas, and His Frustrations with 'Deadliest Catch'

Let's just say the man gives a great interview.

  • By Darren Davis
  • Published 04/28/2015
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Film

'Boyhood' Director Richard Linklater Discusses the Creation of His Indie Epic

The director talks about the process and pop cultural minutia of the movie that took 12 years to shoot.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 07/23/2014
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Comedy

George Lopez Discusses How Social Media Has Changed Comedy

We chat with the comedian before his standup show at the Moore Theatre.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 04/01/2014
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Books & Talks

What Happens at the Seattle Anarchist Book Fair?

Before the anarchists descend on Seattle Center, we have a mildly antagonistic chat with one of the anonymous organizers.

  • By Celia Bever
  • Published 08/21/2013
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Concerts

Still Daydream Believing: A Q&A with the Monkees' Micky Dolenz

The singer discusses the band's enduring appeal and becoming a delivery system for fans' memories.

  • By Erica C. Barnett
  • Published 08/15/2013
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In Training

Meshell Ndegeocello Mentors Seattle Youth Musicians

We asked one of the students to interview her coach before Friday's performance at the Moore.

  • By Samantha Braman and Laura Dannen
  • Published 05/06/2013
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Seattle Sound

On Tour with Macklemore and Ryan Lewis

The Seattle hip-hop duo is no. 1 from New York to Australia. We chat with Lewis about life on the road.

  • By Anna Chatilo
  • Published 02/12/2013
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Power of Pop Culture

Points of Reference: Jonathan Coulton’s Artifical Heart

In our new series, we chat with artists about what pop culture shaped their latest work.

  • By Seth Sommerfeld
  • Published 06/20/2012
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Local Music

Minus the Bear, 10 Years Later

Bassist Cory Murchy talks about their early years and boys becoming men.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 11/10/2011
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Interview

Jane Espenson Is a Grown-Up Girl Geek

One of TV’s biggest science-fiction writers comes to EMP for GeekGirlCon.

  • By Allison Williams
  • Published 10/05/2011
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Books & Talks

Q&A: Chris Cleave, Author of Little Bee

We talk books, Bin Laden, and cracked-out squirrels.

  • By Annie Rose Favreau
  • Published 05/11/2011
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Opera Preview

Queen of the Night: Q&A with The Magic Flute’s Emily Hindrichs

  • By Annie Rose Favreau
  • Published 05/04/2011
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Theater Interview

Brown Derby Gang Performs "The Shining" at Re-Bar

It’s a parody that pays homage to Stephen King—a "paromage." Ha.

  • By Katie Ormsby
  • Published 03/08/2011
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Books & Talks

4 Q’s for Billy Collins

The former U.S. poet laureate wouldn’t mind owning a frame shop. Or working at an airport.

  • By Olivia Margoshes
  • Published 11/23/2010
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Film Preview

Waiting for ‘Superman’

Director of An Inconvenient Truth recruits a high-profile local to tackle America’s "broken school system."

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 10/01/2010
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Theater

On Mothers and Monkeys

New Century Theatre Company launches its sophomore season with a "bittersweet comedy" this Wednesday.

  • By Karen Quinn
  • Published 05/03/2010
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Interview

A Family Affair

Constanza Romero, August Wilson’s widow, lends a hand for SRT’s Fences.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 03/31/2010
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Theater

The World According to Brian Copeland

Playwright sounds off on growing up black in one of America’s "most racist suburbs" in Not a Genuine Black Man.

  • By Laura Dannen
  • Published 02/11/2010
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