Category: Humor

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The Brilliance of Amtrak Security

Traveling in the Northwest by Amtrak was relaxing and beautiful. There were almost no lines and they seemed to know I was carrying a real laptop and had purchased my water at the train station. After having been felt up before a...

/ September 22, 2016

Has Seattle Lost Its Sense of Humor? Or, Does Amazocalypse Suck?

Zoe and the Amazocalypse have been covered in three major Seattle news outlets (Geekwire, Seattle PI and The Stranger) and one major Internet news site (Slashdot), but there’s been minimal interest and sparse sharing and pledging. After yesterday’s slog post,...

/ July 15, 2016
Zoe and Amazocalypse

The Road to Amazocalypse

I wanted to share some of Megan Marie Myer’s original sketches for Zoe and the Amazocalypse, our Kickstarter for an illustrated children’s book about the tech boom’s impacts on Seattle. She actually came up with the box monster concept used...

/ June 28, 2016

Google Now Studying “Suers”

More evidence of why I’m clearly not smart enough to work there.

/ November 3, 2015
Summer Cat Shaving

Jasper’s Summer Cat Shave Frightens Sister Luna

When my neighbor Jasper got a cool lion shave this summer, his sister Luna didn’t recognize him when he arrived home. She hissed at him for days … and then she got her own. Here’s what happened next: The video...

/ September 16, 2015

What Are the Odds of Finding Your Ideal Partner (in Seattle)?

For its Valentines Day episode in 2013, This American Life’s David Kestenbaum shared an anecdote of physicists trying to calculate the odds of finding a girlfriend in Boston. They began with the population of Boston, adjusted for the female contingent...

/ March 19, 2015