Friday, July 1, 2022

Charles Mudede

Slog PM: Pelosi Reads Bad Bono Poem, Mayor Harrell Hesitates on 3rd Ave “Crack Down”, SIFF to Open Festival With Doc About Putin's Top...

A sort of homecoming. I'm returning to Seattle from Portland. The sun is river dancing somewhere close to Vancouver. Charles Mudede Today, Pelosi decided to kill two birds (Saint Patrick's Day and Ukraine) with one stone. That stone happened...

Will Emotional Support Robots Replace Emotional Support Animals?

Meet me, robot me, and my family from the future. Courtesy of ByDesign Festival 2022In the popular imagination, robots are seen in four key ways. One, they are eliminating human labor-power from as many jobs as possible. Two, they...

Slog AM: Idaho Does a Texas, Amazon Drops Some Cash on Affordable Housing, The Cherry Blossoms of US Want You to Admire Them

"Am I original? Am I the only one? Am I sexual?" Ultima_Gaina/gettyimages.comThis year, the University of Washington is actually "encouraging people to come to campus to view the blossoms." Why? Because it has finally realized that these trees like...

The United States Should Have a Turkey on Its Great Seal

"He is bald, not me. I got lots of feathers on my head." Courtesy of Town HallHere is something you may not know. It occupies a good three pages of Jack E. Davis's book The Bald Eagle: The Improbable...

Slog PM: Amazon Sold Whatever Remained of Its Soul to the Devil; Also, Lo-Fi Needs Help Because a Car Crashed Into It

Amazon has begun its dance with the devil that is stock buybacks... Charles MudedeNow that Seattle has nothing to lose when it comes to the incredibly shrinking Boeing in the Pacific Northwest, the city's leading paper is finally free...

Why the Left Will Continue to Lose on Homelessness

I had a few hours before a gallery opened that showcased the art of LeRon Wilson, an artist I met in Detroit in 2019. It was in LA's Arts District. I was dropped off on the corner of Alameda...

Slog AM: Car Destroys I-5 Sign Bridge, Biden Bans Russian Oil, Miami Seaquarium Finally Retires 56-Year-Old Orca from Seattle

Spring is doing its best to defeat winter. CHARLES MUDEDEA sign bridge in Lakewood collapsed after a white car hit one of its "support beams." The crash and collapse, which amazingly sent no one to heaven or hell...

All Cats Are Aliens

I meow from the stars... The CatThe scene at the heart of Ngai Choi Lam's sci-fi horror film The Cat (also called The 1000 Years Cat) takes the old war between cats and dogs, the premier pets in the...

Joe Biden's Job Boom Is Real and Will Change the Political Landscape

"Here is a job for you. Make this work." Charles MudedeJoe Biden enjoyed another monster job report this month. The economy gained 678,000 jobs. Employment is, according conventional standards, nonexistent (3.8%). There was also a significant rise in Black...

Slog PM: The Bay Area Is Dying Because of NIMBYs, Insurance Commissioner Kreidler Promises to Be Nicer to Staff, One Gorilla Is Stuck in...

The Bay Area, the capital of the NIMBY race. Charles MudedeWhat is this? Only 34 Republicans in the House voted with Dems to pass a bill that would offer assistance to veterans "exposed to toxic chemicals during their...

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