Artist Interview

Julia Shapiro Talks Her Solo Album, the Outback, and Third Eye Blind

The Chastity Belt lead singer plays her official album release show tonight.

06/27/2019 By Stefan Milne

Localish Lit

Riots I Have Known Is a Deeply Funny Prison Book

Ryan Chapman's smart, freewheeling first novel sends up both prison and literary life.

05/21/2019 By Stefan Milne

Now Hear This

Mark Arm Was on WTF with Marc Maron

The Mudhoney frontman talks growing up near Kirkland, surfing, and persisting as a musician.

04/18/2019 By Stefan Milne

Author Interview

Clive Thompson Explores What Drives Coders

"I really wanted to help shed some light on the fabric of today's digital world by showing the lives and the psychologies of the people that are weaving it."

04/02/2019 By Stefan Milne

Artist Interview

Cherdonna Shinatra's Wild New Dance Installation Hits the Frye Art Museum

Seattle dance artist Jody Kuehner discusses Ditch. The show mashes up drag and clowning with existentialism in 80 performances over the next three mon...

01/22/2019 By Stefan Milne

Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise

Compression Socks Get a Makeover with VIM and VIGR

Accessory Line VIM and VIGR Tackles Big Issues with Big Style

05/04/2016 By Colleen Williams

Interview

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.'

08/05/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Interviews

Boss Battle with Speedy Ortiz

Sadie Dupuis discusses her band's new album 'Foil Deer,' neurological feminism, and gendering bands.

05/22/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Film

'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.

07/23/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

Comedy

George Lopez Discusses How Social Media Has Changed Comedy

We chat with the comedian before his standup show at the Moore Theatre.

04/01/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld

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.

08/21/2013 By Celia Bever

Concerts

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.

08/15/2013 By Erica C. Barnett

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.

05/06/2013 Edited by Laura Dannen With Samantha Braman

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.

02/12/2013 By Anna Chatilo

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.

06/20/2012 By Seth Sommerfeld

Local Music

Minus the Bear, 10 Years Later

Bassist Cory Murchy talks about their early years and boys becoming men.

11/10/2011 By Laura Dannen

Interview

Jane Espenson Is a Grown-Up Girl Geek

One of TV’s biggest science-fiction writers comes to EMP for GeekGirlCon.

10/05/2011 By Allison Williams

Books & Talks

Q&A: Chris Cleave, Author of Little Bee

We talk books, Bin Laden, and cracked-out squirrels.

05/11/2011 By Annie Rose Favreau