Doomscroll Diversions

The City of Kent’s Twitter Account Is Wild

The official government account @CityofKent talks ivermectin, the aroma of Tacoma, and chicken tendies.

09/22/2021 By Benjamin Cassidy


Seattle's Best April Fools' Day Pranks

We absolutely need a Pike Place Market waterslide.

04/01/2021 By Zoe Sayler

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

Toil and Trouble

Lindy West's The Witches Are Coming Grapples with the Tumultuous Present

The Seattleite's second book of essays takes on dark topics, but leavens them with wit and hope.

10/22/2019 By Stefan Milne

Shade Index

Seattle Twitter Accounts That Really Should Exist

Did you know the forthcoming Washington State Convention Center annex has its own Twitter account (@wsccaddition)? So does the daily visibility of Mount Rainier (@IsMtRainierOut). Here are some other oddly specific Twitter accounts we long to see.

03/27/2018 By Seattle Met Staff


PubliCalendar: Join the Feminist Twitter Takeover

Today's picks for civic nerds

03/11/2015 By Darren Davis and Atoosa Moinzadeh


PubliCalendar: What Polling Can Tell Us About the Future of Transit

Today's picks for civic nerds

03/10/2015 By Atoosa Moinzadeh

Points of Reference

How Margaret Atwood and Heavy Metal Influenced Rob Delaney's New Book

The comedian and Twitter star discusses the music and literature that shaped his new book.

12/02/2013 By Seth Sommerfeld

Follow the Leaders

Follow these Style Pros [Updated]

Here's how to keep up with Seattle style makers Iva Jean, Brian Paquette, Coco and Kelley, Seattle Design Foundation, and more.

06/19/2013 By Laura Cassidy

Twitter Comedy

7 Things I Learned from Aziz Ansari’s Twitter Feed

The comedian’s in town for his Buried Alive tour…and he’ll want to know where to eat.

06/27/2012 By Allecia Vermillion

140 Characters or fewer

A Free Meal for Two at the Best Restaurant in the World!

But first, a question.

05/13/2011 By Jessica Voelker

140 Characters or fewer

Nosh Pit’s Top Food Tweets of the Week: Comedian Edition

Earth day vs. egg salad week, cashew butter vs. peanut butter, muffins vs. cupcakes.

04/22/2011 By Jessica Voelker

140 Characters or fewer

Nosh Pit’s Top Food Tweets of the Week

Plucked from the Twittersphere: Cruel tweasing, calling BS on a drinking poll, and a missed opportunity to eat horse.

04/08/2011 By Jessica Voelker


Nosh Pit’s Top Food Tweets of the Week

Fishy seafood spots, blueberry muffin tops, and the dream job of the woman who has everyone else’s dream job. It was a delicious week on Twitter.

03/25/2011 By Jessica Voelker

140 Characters or fewer

Nosh Pit’s Top Food Tweets of the Week

Stop the "mehs," bring on the cookbook store, and please help Japan: this week in foodie tweets.

03/11/2011 By Jessica Voelker


The Canlis Menu Craze: Stage 2 Revealed!

Menu winners will compete for a Canlis dinner for two FOR LIFE. But there is a catch.

11/15/2010 By Hilary Meyerson

Oeno Files

Free Port Party Tonight on the Hill, Virtual Merlot Tasting in Cyberspace.

Ports and Pairings at Barca. Poco and Local Vine get in on a twitter-based merlot event.




02/16/2010 By Glenn Fleishman