Category: Humor

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
How Seahawks are you

How Seahawk are you Seattle? Sorry, not much.

I don’t really understand the attachment of Seattle’s notoriously fair-weather fans to the Seahawks. I thought it might be useful to review for you all how little in common you have with your beloved Seahawks. Sorry, it’s not much. The average Seahawk...

/ January 24, 2015

There will be NO DANCING to Pomplamoose at Neumos!

Apparently, there is no dancing allowed at the upcoming Pomplamoose show in Seattle at Neumos!!! NONE! And you thought those stories about Washington’s tax collectors scouring Yelp to tax night clubs while granting billion dollar tax breaks to Microsoft were...

/ September 2, 2014