I arrive at Uncle Boomer’s house. He doesn’t appear to have obtained any new furniture since 1989, except for a TV approximately the size of an Olympic pool that has been mounted to the wall. His house has five bedrooms and a kitchen/dining room combo large enough to host a moderately-sized wedding reception. He lives … Continue reading Seahawks Sunday with Uncle Boomer
CARL SAGAN: Hello, I’m Carl Sagan. You may remember me best as someone who worked tirelessly to promote and popularize science, especially through my Cosmos series. NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON: And I’m Neil deGrasse Tyson. You probably know me best for my pedantic “well, actually” tweets from hell. SAGAN: Alas, I am dead now, but my … Continue reading Cosmos: The San Fran Nebula
The local Seattle football team made the championship game! No, not the Seahawks. The other football: “soccer.” Your Seattle Sounders FC will play for the MLS Cup next Sunday, and you should put in a shift of support for the boys on the pitch. It’s a championship game, and the Sounders are one of the … Continue reading Watch the Sounders, dorks
This week, the Seattle Seahawks play the Baltimore Ravens, and there’s a lot going on: Earl Thomas returning to Seattle, the chance to get to 6-1 for only the second time in franchise history, the endless fight for beak supremacy, etc. But an extremely important topic that people are starting to rumble about has nothing … Continue reading What’s Up With Michael Dickson?
Monday - Manager's OfficeThe Seahawk sat quietly as Ol' Pete worked busily to outline a defensive strategy for Thursday night. Once it was complete, he’d work with the staff to craft the full game plan. The offensive strategy, he felt, could wait. There were only so many running plays to choose from. The Seahawk was … Continue reading Seattle Noir: The Downfall of Babyface
Cougin’ It isn’t just about failing when success looks like it’s in the bag, like failing a job interview you expected to ace. It’s taking an active hand in your own failure. You’re crushing said interview into its final moments before launching into an ill-advised list of websites you like to browse when you’re supposed … Continue reading Coug de Grâce
The Seahawk stepped off the plane, stubbing his cigarette out on the tarmac. “Pittsburgh,” he growled. “I hate this town.” Was it the loss in Super Bowl XL that made him feel this way? Despite not technically occurring in Pittsburgh, it may as well have, a moment in life that stuck in his beak. It was … Continue reading Seattle Noir: Healing in Pittsburgh