Eric Scigliano

Liberators Wanted

Forgotten hot spots: Where are those CIA agents and Marines when you need 'em?

Life in the HOT lane

Life in the HOT lane

Before killing off or cutting back HOV lanes, let's consider another alternative: selling congestion-free driving.

Life in the HOT lane
Maine malaise

Maine malaise

LIKE THE BLETHENS, the Scigliano clan cherishes its Maine connection. The difference is, we gather at the Penobscot family manse to eat lobster and swim… Continue reading

Maine malaise
Making baby elephants

Making baby elephants

It took a lot more than a stork to bring Hansa. Now that she's turning 1, was it worth it?

Making baby elephants

Mariners: Splendor in the grass

IF YOU THINK THE SOARING GIRDERS of the new Mariners stadium look impressive, consider what's going in beneath them. Ten inches below the surface of… Continue reading

Medium and massacre

Medium and massacre

THERE WAS AN EERIE parallel between medium and massacre. The mightiest military machine in history can do nearly nothing to protect the last remaining superpower… Continue reading

Medium and massacre
Meta-media

Meta-media

NEWSPAPERS, newsmagazines, TV networks, cable news—everywhere you look, media-makers are beating themselves and their employees up over shrinking readership/audience share, while those sought-after young eyeballs… Continue reading

Meta-media

Mirth and bile in Dogpatch

The creator of 'Li'l Abner' was a character straight out of the funny pages.

Prayers, defiance, and cowering suits were all symbolic of the protest of the century's successful shutdown of the WTO.

Mistaken identities

We have met the World Trade Order, and it isn't us.

Prayers, defiance, and cowering suits were all symbolic of the protest of the century's successful shutdown of the WTO.
Monkey business

Monkey business

A former Seattleite helps zoos evolve.

Monkey business

More strange boatfellows

Initiative 696, the "Ban All Nets" measure on next week's state ballot, isn't happening in a vacuum and doesn't just mark a fight between local… Continue reading

Nine more to go

So, Seattle's usual February sunshine has finally arrived—in March. And we can finally bid adieu to the season of despond, the dripping winter that time… Continue reading

No, we can’t talk

This election season has brought an upsurge in what used to be a rare phenomenon: candidates and campaigners who refuse to appear at the same… Continue reading

Nordstrom

Chronicling the Second Coming

Objects of desire

Our consumer culture says, 'Follow your heart,' and Mary Kay LeTourneau did. Oops.

Okanogan Ok?

The 'win-win' plan to save the Loomis sparks backlash.

One more highway

One more highway

LIKE A BAD PENNY, like Richard Nixon, like hope springing eternal, the idea just keeps coming back: to add a rural beltway to the ever-expanding,… Continue reading

One more highway
Overcooked

Overcooked

Global warming? What global warming? Finally a best seller to support Dubya's environmental agenda.

Overcooked
Luna up close and personal.

Overjoyed Orca

Humans tame another stray killer whale.

Luna up close and personal.

Pier Pressure

Cruise-ship protesters say the Port is denying them access to public property.