Just Let Me Know

Does Hollywood Think Seattle Is Sexy?

Why is a city famously bad for dating most associated with romance movies?

02/01/2021 By Stefan Milne

Hey Watch This

How Sheila Houlahan Went from Local Opera to a Role in The Little Things

The Denzel Washington-starring movie premieres on HBO Max this week.

01/26/2021 By Stefan Milne

Future Scenes

Streaming Series Bazzooka Follows Black Punks in a Dystopian Seattle

Directed by Danny Denial, the show stars a host of local musicians, including Eva Walker of the Black Tones.

01/22/2021 By Stefan Milne

Yo-Home

Seattle’s Maritime Music Scene Welcomes Sea Shanty TikTok

Even the viral trend of “electro shanty” music isn’t divorced from the tradition’s spirit of community.

01/21/2021 By Karen Reyes

Cookbook Review

Vegetarian Chinese Soul Food Presents an Easy, Compelling Route to Plant-Based Cooking

Local writer Hsiao-Ching Chou’s new cookbook is an exercise in exceptional approachability.

01/19/2021 By Stefan Milne

Storied City

Seattle's Blue Moon Tavern and the Fight for Historical Buildings

The University District dive, featured in a new PBS show, turns 87 this year. Can it persist as a piece of living history?

01/15/2021 By Stefan Milne

Reading the Comments

Bean Dad, Ken Jennings, and the Limits of Blaming a Platform

The 'Jeopardy!' star and his podcast cohost, John Roderick, found themselves at the center of a Twitter whirlwind this weekend.

01/05/2021 By Stefan Milne

On View

Artist Roger Shimomura Talks '100 Little White Lies'

The former Seattleite is showing 100 small paintings at Greg Kucera Gallery this month.

01/04/2021 By Stefan Milne

Auld Lang Sigh

Some Final 2020 Things to Do This New Year’s Eve in Seattle

No, you will not be “partying,” but have you considered crocheting a white flag of surrender?

12/29/2020 By Stefan Milne

2020 Capsules

How ACT Theatre’s Scrooge Actor Moved from Stage to Sound Booth

For actor Jeff Steitzer, this year has mixed the new with the familiar.

12/24/2020 By Carli Ricker

Ear Buds

10 Seattle Podcasts to Keep You Company

Plus three national podcasts with local episodes.

12/23/2020 By Stefan Milne

Love is a Battlefield

A Seattle Romance Brings the Bodice-Ripping Revolution to Netflix

Local author Julia Quinn gets a splashy adaptation from Shonda Rhimes on Christmas Day—and, finally, the respect her genre deserves.

12/21/2020 By Allison Williams

Ecology Omen

How Does Frank Herbert's Dune Reflect the Northwest?

The book’s huge influence can make you forget its local legacy.

12/16/2020 By Stefan Milne

Snow Tracks

14 Very Seattle Holiday Songs and Albums

From Bing Crosby's 1945 classic to a new Tomo Nakayama track.

12/15/2020 By Stefan Milne

Buy the Book

A Guide to Seattle’s Independent Bookstores

Where to buy literature in a City of Literature.

12/11/2020 By Stefan Milne

Imposter Syndrome

How Among Us Became an Unlikely Mirror for 2020

How the video game from Redmond studio Innersloth went viral in a year of rampant disinformation.

12/09/2020 By Stefan Milne

2020 Taken By Storm

Breanna Stewart Is a Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year

The Storm superstar is one of five activist-minded athletes to receive the magazine's annual honor.

12/08/2020 By Benjamin Cassidy

Winter Flicker

Where to See Holiday Lights In and Near Seattle

From classical glimmer to an illuminated velociraptor.

12/04/2020 By Carli Ricker

Book Review

Ijeoma Oluo's Mediocre Unpacks White Male Supremacy

The writer’s follow-up to 'So You Want to Talk About Race' weaves troubled history into current events.

11/30/2020 By Stefan Milne

Quote Unquote

Irene Dubois Takes Drag to an Otherworldly Level

“Drag is a cathartic release of joy."

11/25/2020 By Allison Williams