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God, Guts, and Sons

Ron Reagan, Magnolia resident and son of President Ronald Reagan, from his new memoir My Father at 100.

01/14/2011

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Seattle Bookshelf

David Volk navigates the Cheap Bastard’s Guide to Seattle, and Eddie Vedder pens the intro to From a Basement in Seattle: The Poster Art of Brad Klausen.

12/13/2010

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Knight Writer

Best-selling novelist Neal Stephenson collaborates in an online-only project (The Mongoliad) about invading Mongolian hordes. And he’s pretty good at swordplay, too.

12/13/2010 By Matthew Halverson

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Pigskin Perp

Seattle Times reporters Ken Armstrong and Nick Perry, from their book, Scoreboard, Baby, about the thug-riddled 2000 Huskies’ championship-winning football team.

11/18/2010

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The Facebook Comic

Darren Davis of Vancouver, Washington–based Bluewater Productions releases Mark Zuckerberg: Creator of Facebook. But at least one comic book aficionado won’t be championing the graphic novel when it comes out on December 22.

11/18/2010

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"Teh Biznuss" Man

This month Ben Huh, who three years ago bought I Can Has Cheezburger, releases Teh Itteh Bitteh Book of Kittehs, a photographic compendium of kittens gone wild.

09/15/2010 By Matthew Halverson

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Arts Crush

Here are our top picks for Theatre Puget Sound’s month-long Arts Crush.

09/14/2010 By Alexandra Notman

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Gulp Fiction

Seattleite Molly Ringle’s winning entry in the 2010 Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest to write the worst first line of a novel.

07/20/2010

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Ira Glass Has the Flu

Ira Glass visits Seattle for a live taping of This American Life at Benaroya Hall.

07/20/2010 Edited by Laura Dannen

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Main Man

Mario Batali joins Tom Douglas for an onstage interview at the Palace Ballroom. The celebrity chef is currently pushing his ninth cookbook, a vegetable-centric tome called Molto Gusto.

06/15/2010 By Jessica Voelker

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The President’s Analyst

David Remnick talks about Muhammed Ali and Obama, the Clintons and the Tea Baggers, how he managed to write The Bridge, his acclaimed new biography of Barack Obama, while editing The New Yorker, and how he can hear every writer’s voice except his own.

05/21/2010 By Compiled by Eric Scigliano

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Me, Myself, and Finneyfrock

Richard Hugo House writer-in-residence Karen Finneyfrock share a few tips during a June 8 workshop at 826 Seattle, titled simply: “How to Perform Like I Do.”

05/18/2010 By Tiffany Wan

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All the President’s Been

New Yorker editor David Remnick bridges the gaps in the president’s life story with his definitive biography The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama.

05/14/2010 By Eric Scigliano

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Brother, Can You Spare a Joke?

Garrison Keillor, during a live broadcast at the Paramount Theatre of his public radio program A Prairie Home Companion, April 3, 2010.

04/20/2010

Passing Through

Saffron Revolutionary

The Venerable U Pyinya Zawta sips tea and looks toward better times in Burma.

03/18/2010 By Eric Scigliano

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Checked Out

Seattle Public Library closed for a week this summer. Here’s why you should give a shhhh.

10/19/2009

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The Not-So-Final Frontier

An interview with science-fiction writer Vonda N. McIntyre, whose 1986 novel Enterprise: The First Adventure, provided the backstory to the new movie Star Trek.

04/23/2009

True Crime

Last Comic Landing

D. B. Cooper, Seattle’s most famous criminal, may have taken his cues from an obscure French comic book: Dan Cooper, about a Canadian Air Force test pilot.

04/23/2009

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Reading Music

Author Michael Cunningham shares the melody of The Hours and his other novels.

03/19/2009 By Steve Wiecking

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The Big Boom Theory

A new book unearths the roots of Northwest rock.

03/18/2009 By Steve Wiecking