AMBER LANCASTER
The former Seahawks cheerleader landed a role on MTV’s Hard Times, a show about a well-endowed teenage boy—not the football team’s current season.

DAVID FLEMING
With swine flu vaccine in short supply the pandemic-beleaguered King County Public Health director has his hands full. We hope he washes them.

RICHARD PRICE
The crime novelist and cowriter of HBO’s The Wire talks about his latest book Lush Life. It’s a crime he’s not in town more often. (Benaroya Hall, Dec 1)

MIKE GILLIS
The Seattle Atheists board member is spearheading a bus billboard campaign for the organization. We won’t ask him to say grace.

STEPHANIE HERVEY
The sexy Seattle contestant spiced up PBS’s reality show The Winemakers. We’ll raise our glass to a shorter pledge drive.

BOB SAGET
The Full House dad kicks family entertainment to the curb with a raunchy stand–up routine. Those Olsen twins jokes practically write themselves. (Moore Theatre, Dec 12)

GRACE CRUNICAN
After last December’s snowstorm shut down the city, the Department of Transportation director has vowed to treat streets with a brine solution. Pass her several tons of salt.

STEVE WIECKING
Goodbye to the ever-witty scribe. He covered Seattle arts for 10 years, the last four at Seattle Met. He’s LA–bound, but we’ll always save him a seat.

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