Vivian Maier, Street Photographer featured in This American Life’s The Invisible Made Visible

I really enjoyed This American Life’s 2 hour movie special, “The Invisible Made Visible“. One of the highlights was learning about the largely unknown street photographer Vivian Maier. This Life tells the story of her posthumous discovery when John Maloof acquired...

/ December 27, 2012
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Can I Stream It is a useful search engine for finding whether a movie or TV show is streaming on Netflix or for sale on iTunes or Amazon’s Instant Video. They also have a handy popular streaming summary for Netflix.

/ December 27, 2012

Notes on the New Yorker’s Top One Hundred Lists of All Time

Interesting: The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali are #7 on The New Yorker’s Top One Hundred Lists of All Time. Perhaps missed, the Vigyan Bhairav Tantra, also known as the Radiant Sutras, 112 Tantra Yoga Teachings for Opening to the Divine in Everyday...

/ December 27, 2012

Hala Khouri’s Yoga for Trauma Workshop in Seattle

Hala Khouri is holding a three day workshop in Seattle, register early to reserve your spot: The focus of this training is on understanding the physiology of trauma and how it shows up in the body. The majority of people...

/ December 23, 2012

Alex Honnold 3.0 – Free Climbing Yosemite (Banff International Film Festival) and Moonlight Buttress

I’m pretty sure most of the audience at last night’s showing of the Banff International Film Festival in Seattle could barely stand to watch Alex Honnold’s 24 hour, mostly free solo climb of Mt. Watkins, El Capitan and Half Dome...

/ November 29, 2012

Good Activism Breaks Law

Update: The Stranger published a shorter version of this on August  15. Last week, The Stranger called Initiative 103 “an unconstitutional waste of time,” but constitutionality isn’t the right benchmark to measure social change efforts. In 1873, after suffragist Susan...

/ August 5, 2012

How Phonebook Companies Are Wasting Seattle Taxpayers’ Money

Thud… Thud… Thud! That’s the sound of phonebooks you opted out from landing on your porch in the near future if Seattle loses a lawsuit brought by phonebook publishers. The case is a perfect example of big business using “corporate personhood”...

/ July 11, 2012