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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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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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