Thursday, July 29, 2021

Matt Baume

This Week's Comics: Superhero Chef, Space Mysteries, and Hot Horny Angels

I hope you’re ready for a hot take about Austin Powers, a movie franchise that is nearly as old today as the time period that it references. I recently attempted a rewatch of the films, because they feature briefly...

Here’s What Happens When You Ride Spin’s New Singing Scooters

Come ride the yodeling robotI could feel everyone turning to look at me as I zoomed down the bike lane on Broadway, the speaker on my bulky orange scooter proudly emitting a nonstop “cha-ching” bike-bell noise like I was...

New Games You Should Play: Tribes of Midgard Is Out Today!

https://youtube.com/watch?v=9NY5E093kZg I can’t wait to get my hands on this one, which looks like a cross between Valheim (explore a Viking island while crafting bases) and Shadow of the Colossus (poke...

Slog AM: A Return to Masks, London's Underwater, and Apparently We're Mad About He-Man Now

This nurse has had it up to here with anti-vaxxers ruining everything Drazen Zigic / Getty ImagesAre you re-masking? I hate it, I absolutely hate it, but I’m doing it. Ugh. King County officials say we should wear...

This Weekend: Watch Luca While Swimming!

https://youtube.com/watch?v=mYfJxlgR2jw What could be a more appropriate place to watch the movie Luca than in a large body of water? The Evergreen Community Aquatics Center will host a dive-in movie night this...

Slog PM: Ending Seattle's Apartment Ban, Electrocuting Clouds, and a New Dune Trailer

It's not like Seattle needs that space for anything else, like housing Elizabeth Lara / Getty ImagesScientists are SHOCKED by this miracle cure for traffic. A traffic-data firm on the Eastside looked over driving data from the last...

Is Seattle Ready for Midnight Movies?

This city has no midnight movie scene. It's time to fix that. by Matt Baume Gina Gershon in Showgirls (1995) wondering if there's a place for midnight movies anymore. MGM Home EntertainmentYears ago, San Francisco theater manager Joshua...

This Week's Comics: Enemies or Friends on Mars, Emilia Clarke's Comic Debut, and Harry Potter but with More Punching

The closest point on our planet to Mars is somewhere in the middle of Utah, where craggy rock canyons carved by long-vanished rivers stand, dead, before a gaping sky. The last time I drove across the country there was...

Our Top Recommendations Around Seattle This Weekend

Pretend you're a sea creature while you swim and watch Luca at the Evergreen Community Aquatic Center this Saturday. Pixar RUNNING THROUGH AUG 7: SUSANNA BLUHM'S THE MONKEY-ROPE AT J. RINEHART GALLERYSusanna Bluhm's "At the Beach (the Pequod Meets...

Why Are We So Scared of Scooters?

"One of the biggest concerns for cities" SpinImagine if every car came equipped with a camera that could detect when the vehicle’s blocking a sidewalk, crosswalk, or bike lane, and sounded an alarm to nag the driver back to...

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