Alexandria Vickery

Tall Tales of the Emerald City: The Society for Paranormal Investigation

Although defunct, the Seattle society coined many unforgettable phrases before its 2010 demise.

 

Who Do I Call if I Find a Rat In My Toilet?

Seattle and its sewers are home to double the national average of rats.

 

Goodnight Dick’s

A bedtime story.

 

Tall Tales of the Emerald City: Dr. Linda Hazzard’s Miracle Cure

In the early 1900’s, an eerie Olalla, WA quack doctor’s starvation diets killed countless believers.

Tall Tales of the Emerald City: Axon’s Cosplayer Cop Tech

Giant spaceship blast doors? Check. Retinal scanners? Check. Storm Troopers? Check.

Tall Tales of the Emerald City: Craigslist Goth House

‘Twas 2015 when the legendary Georgetown “Gothic Mansion… 420 friendly” Craigslist ad appeared…

Tall Tales of the Emerald City: Glassybaby Origin Stories

Where the candle holders’ fanciful name and color combos (may) have come from.

Sound on the Sound

Seattle sea-life rings in the new year.

Tall Tales of The Emerald City: The Naming of Mount Rainier

Indigenous tribes called it one name, colonists another—now new efforts seek to change it once more.

Tall Tales of the Emerald City: Fantasy A

You’ve seen his face on telephone pole posters around town, now get to know the enigmatic rapper.

Tall Tales of the Emerald City: The Denny Triangle

Learn about Seattle’s lost seventh hill, and the curse that lies within it.