Monthly Archives: July 2012

Eternal fall.

Eternal fall.


Smashed windshield a sign of Washington’s troubled roadways

When a chunk of I-5 flew up and smashed through the windshield of a car carrying a family of four, the dangers of Washington’s crumbling roadways became all too real. “The rock hit me so hard in the chest, it literally took my breath away,” Henry Jessop, who was in the passenger seat, told KOMO. […]

Why King County nixed woman’s marriage to a corporation in Seattle

A woman married a corporation in Seattle yesterday, and today King County says it was all a mistake. “It was just an error,” a King County spokesperson said of why the woman was allowed to get a license and marry “Corporation Person.” An error the county said it has fixed by voiding the license and […]



Ten outdoor venues for a summer flick

Summer in Seattle has arrived and venues around the Puget Sound are complementing the weather. Grab some chairs, blankets, snacks, family and friends to hit the nearest starlit theater near you. Most venues are family-friendly, but the Redhook Brewery’s Summer Cinema and Fremont’s Outdoor Cinema host a few 21 and older showings for their R-rated flicks. Some […]

How a lawsuit over ‘Oatmeal’ jokes turned into $211,000 for charity

In a lawsuit centered on rude internet humor, accusations of copyright violations and a counter claim of defamation, some undeniable good has occurred:  Two national charities will split more than $211,000. That’s the amount Matthew “Oatmeal” Inman raised from fans of hisSeattle-based comic website in an in-your-face game of one-upmanship against the lawyer of the collector […]

Why $5,000 was thrown out the window of a Seattle hotel

Phone calls were made, a plan was set, but only a select few knew the undisclosed location of where the stunt would take place this past Fourth of July. The secret stunt surprised over a hundred bystanders as they frantically reached for dollar bills falling from the sky. From the eighteenth floor of the Roosevelt […]