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seattle serials: a night of mighty boosh burlesque

While my lost college years in Floptown may have been a glorified juju grab-bag of good experiences, lousy friends, fine beers and confirmation of both my most profound insecurities and long-comatose potential as a student, one thing is damn certain: … Continue reading

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seattle serials: i and we and steves makes three(s)

current soundtrack: the touch – stan bush and vince dicola For some strange reason, the first moment that I saw an episode of Rick Steves’ Europe is indelibly fried into my frontal lobe; I may not be able to recall … Continue reading

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letters from latitude zero: redux.

current soundtrack: “hi friend” – deadmau5 We live in fine times for the agoraphobic. My general psychology’s long-since resembled one of those pop-top plastic shells that contains a two-bit prize, found in the exit-ways of every supermarket from here to … Continue reading

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seattle serials: fast times at the first church of hyrule

In the dimly-lit recesses of a massive congregational hall, they wait. Heads bowed; anticipation murmured in the vernacular of reverent breaths, interrupted by the occasional hiccup of a sucked-in sob or whimper. The air remains heavy from the joyous noise … Continue reading

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forged by meat and fire: cowering before the greatness of mill creek’s hot iron mongolian grill

For the uninitiated, quantifying the current state of Mongolian food in America can come off as a bit of an oddity. After all, the source nation is one whose bloody history is chiseled out in some of the sparest real … Continue reading

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despookery, concluded.

(continued, from below) … needless to say, that didn’t go well. We weren’t really drunk on anything other than our godawful sense of self-amusement and the spirits (HEE-HAW) we’d cribbed from the QFC across the street: … but regardless, the … Continue reading

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despookery ii.

On the quick and nasty, a few words in advance of our Manresa visit: Manresa Castle—located in the gorgeous and quaint little by-sea hamlet of Port Townsend—isn’t really a castle in any quantifiable sense. Its parapets are mostly plaster and … Continue reading

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