Tag: amazon

Jeff Bezos Hunts down Seattle's landmark Pink Elephant

Day Two: Elephant Super Car Wash

My latest addition to Jeff’s Bezos Gallery is here: If you’ve walked near Belltown recently you know that the scene around our landmark Elephant Super Car Wash is a giant construction scene of soon to open Amazon buildings and related...

/ August 14, 2019

A Seattle Flag for the Amazon Era

Here’s my flag design entry for The Stranger’s contest to design a new Seattle flag: The new flag represents the ubiquity of Amazon’s influence in the city and its literal penetration of city hall, beginning with its $350,000 “donation” to...

/ July 25, 2019

Jeff Bezos: Wanted for the Death of Culture and Diversity

I loved this #BezosShithead badge posted in Seattle (beside an Amazon locker). He’s an incredible capitalist success story, super intelligent and vicious when it comes to tax minimization and careless about its impacts. We live in a democracy where we...

/ March 10, 2019

Everything good about Seattle is dying: Naked City Brewery to Close

One impact of Amazon-driven growth is increased real estate costs and everyday costs for businesses and people. Naked City Brewery on Greenwood is closing December 21st. Naked City Greenwood’s Last Call After ten magical, glorious years of beer, food, and...

/ December 15, 2018
Amazon Passes trillion revenue

Amazon Surpasses $1 Trillion in Cumulative Revenue

Trillion Dollar Milestone Reached in Company’s 25th Year When Amazon announced its third quarter results ending September 30, 2018, its $56.6 billion in net sales brought its cumulative revenue to $989.57 billion1. It also announced guidance for net sales this quarter of...

/ November 11, 2018
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An Update on the Distribution of Men and Women Dating in Seattle

Research says Seattle has the most unfavorable dating climate for men, with as many as two men for every woman in some dating segments.

/ August 10, 2018
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Support the Amazon Head Tax

My column in the Seattle PI in support of the head tax on Amazon encourages neighbors to fight the real monster in Seattle.

/ May 9, 2018