Are You Going to Comicon?

The Washington State Convention Center hosts the ninth annual Emerald City Comicon, March 4–6. But don’t reach for the tights until you’ve taken our questionnaire.

02/21/2011 By Matthew Halverson


The Carnivore’s Dilemma

My daughter’s vegetarianism must be stopped!

02/15/2011 By Kathryn Robinson


Adventures in Multiculturalism

Vancouverite Todd Wong brings to Seattle his Robert Burns–inspired Gung Haggis Fat Choy, a Scottish and Chinese cross-cultural holiday that has spread from Canada to China and Scotland.



Spring Arts Preview: Arts in a Flash

Ever since Seattle got serious about its flash mobs—they show up everywhere from Westlake Center to Seahawks games—we’ve noticed local arts organizations embracing the “shock and awe” marketing spirit. Here, videos from five recent Seattle flash mobs.

01/20/2011 By Laura Dannen


Single (and Kid-Free) in Seattle

How many Seattleites live alone? How many have children? A by-the-numbers look at the Seattle household.



Lice and Easy

We’ve got head lice! Now what?

12/13/2010 By Kathryn Robinson


Greenback Gifts

Have yourself a mercenary little Christmas.

11/17/2010 By Kathryn Robinson


Not Your Daddy’s Porn

When a teenage boy surfs for Internet porn, Mom and Dad get hot and bothered.

10/12/2010 By Kathryn Robinson


I Wanna Inhale

Initiative 1068 to legalize marijuana may have gone up in smoke…but its whiff lingers on.

09/15/2010 By Kathryn Robinson


Arts Crush

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

09/14/2010 By Alexandra Notman


Dead and Loving It

The guys behind the annual Red, White, and Dead Zombie Walk introduce ZomBcon, the first-ever zombie-culture convention.

09/14/2010 By Tiffany Wan


A Losing Proposition

The Seattle United soccer mom who dares to want her child to lose.

08/10/2010 By Kathryn Robinson


A Diamond in the Rough

Five reasons you shouldn’t skip the U.S Amateur golf championship at Chambers Bay.

07/20/2010 By Matthew Halverson


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


The No-Buy Zone

The brain behind the Great American Apparel Diet ( ) on what she learned by not shopping for a year.

07/19/2010 By Kathryn Robinson


Smells Like Green Spirit

Amos Lee headlines, brand-new eco-friendly music festival, GreenNote, which also features local acts Ian Moore, Rocky Votolato, and Star Anna and takes place the same weekend as the Capitol Hill Block Party.

06/16/2010 By Laura Dannen


More to Love

A conversation with Dr. Elisabeth Sheff, assistant professor in the Sociology Department at Georgia State University, who has studied polyamorous couples and families since 1997.

05/21/2010 By Kathryn Robinson


Mayor of Cirque City

Former Pacific Northwest Ballet dancer Adam Miller runs away with the circus: Cirque du Soleil’s Kooza, which sets up camp in Marymoor Park for nearly all of June.

05/18/2010 Edited by Laura Dannen


Big Love

For Seattle polyamorists, love is a many-partnered thing. And managing the jealousy is a full-time job.

05/10/2010 By Kathryn Robinson


A Star Is Born…

…but will her mother survive the delivery?

04/16/2010 By Kathryn Robinson