Category: Seattle

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
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why is biking dangerous

Why Am I Scared to Ride a Bike?

For the most part, I’ve stopped biking in Seattle. The density of vehicles and aggressiveness of drivers has surpassed my comfort level. I appreciated Vreni’s visual guide to why biking has become so dangerous and how it could be made...

/ July 29, 2019
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Jeff Bezos, Northwest Gollum

Illustration by Yoingco. Related Stories Jeff Bezos’ Sweeping Vision for Humanity in Space A Seattle Flag for the Amazon Era Jeff Bezos Eating a Baby Orca Seattle’s growing pains inspire ‘Amazocalypse’ kids’ book, with a cardboard monster and a dog...

/ July 29, 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

How Fighting Your Health Insurer is Rigged in Washington State

Six Independent Review Organizations Rule with Insurers in 80 to 89% of Cases

/ July 3, 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