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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

Quote Unquote

Ken Jennings and John Roderick Are Preserving History for After the Apocalypse

By way of their podcast, Omnibus.

03/27/2018 By Jessica Voelker

Pop Culture Blast

Monday Morning Pick-Me-Up: The Gift of Radiohead and LCD Soundsystem

Plus, throwback goodness from Eddie Vedder and John Roderick.

12/28/2015 By Seth Sommerfeld

Morning Fizz

The Latest City Council Fundraising Totals

Sawant and Banks (and Roderick) post impressive numbers

07/29/2015 By Josh Feit


PubliCalendar: 'My Life in Google'

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/27/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh


PubliCalendar: Lunch and Learn Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of the ADA

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/23/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh


PubliCalendar: Seattle's Very Own Gang of Four

Today's picks for civic nerds

07/22/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Morning Fizz

First Annual Primary Election Mailer Awards

Banks wins for best double message, Sawant wins for best message

07/22/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Friday LIKES & DISLIKES: City Council Position Eight

Tim Burgess, Jon Grant, and John Roderick review the week's news

07/03/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Field Organizers and Super Geeks

'Seattle Times' begins rolling out council endorsements, campaigns get aggressive

07/02/2015 By Josh Feit

Power Lines

John Roderick Takes the Political Stage

The Seattle musician and former Long Winters front man makes his bid for a seat in city council.

07/01/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Planning for Seattle. Tonight!

Council candidate releases McGinn redux transit plan

05/27/2015 By Josh Feit

Afternoon Jolt

Strange Tales (and Analogies) from the City Council Campaign Trail

What do cupcakes, piranhas, and hamburgers have to do with the Tim Burgess race?

05/21/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Council Candidates Spar and Council Members Spar

Caffeinated news featuring lightning rounds, kickoffs, and federal legislation

04/30/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

Sawant Campaign Has Relied on Contractors, Skipping Employee Taxes

Caffeinated news featuring contractor money, affordable housing money, and rock and roll money

04/17/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

GOP Budget Doesn't Only Ignore Supreme Court, It Cuts It

Caffeinated news featuring the state budget and city candidates

04/09/2015 By Josh Feit

Morning Fizz

An Indie Rocker for City Council?

Caffeinated news featuring local rocker considering council run, Sawant may try to delay encampment vote, and a supposedly pro-choice Republican

03/12/2015 By Josh Feit

The Holiday Spirit

Seattle Does Christmas Music Better

Songs for the season from Kris Orlowski and Hollis, Pearl Jam, Brandi Carlile, Death Cab for Cutie, Mary Lambert, and more

12/09/2014 By Seth Sommerfeld


Slide Show: Founders Award



Barsuk Records Celebrates 15 Years of Indie Influence

A look at the Northwest spirit (and questionable business acumen) that helped Barsuk become an indie stalwart.

10/28/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld