Paul Hughes

The Elysian-the beer haters' microbrewery.

A tiny bit of microworld

Apparently, it's Miller time.

 

Bean There

That form-fitting, ultra-comfy bean-bag chair is here to stay

 

King and Schwartzman.

D-plus

No, we don't grade on a curve.

 

Hanukkah came early this year, but the lights of the Menorah burn brightly through December 11.

Eat, Drink, and be Merry

What's cooking for your holiday feast this year? A look at other holiday traditions.

Hanukkah came early this year, but the lights of the Menorah burn brightly through December 11.
Encyclopaedia of Evil

Encyclopaedia of Evil

FOOLS' DAY,APRILSecond only to Christmas, your own birthday, and maybe—just maybe—the unmitigated glucose-fests that are Halloween and Easter,1 April Fools' Day figures largely in the… Continue reading

Encyclopaedia of Evil
Encyclopaedia of Evil

Encyclopaedia of Evil

CABLE TELEVISION,sweet susurrations oftheft ofas spiritual pathSome people get lucky: They somehow manage to move into an apartment that's already hooked up with cable—for "free,"… Continue reading

Encyclopaedia of Evil

Encyclopaedia of Evil

XYLOPHONE, as a tool of deceptionas a reminder of bad choicesYou just can't look at a child who's playing the xylophone without thinking, "You poor… Continue reading

Encyclopaedia of Evil

LARPERS(LIVE ACTION ROLE-PLAYERSLARPers. Where do you even begin? On the one hand you think, my Lord, what bravery, what savoir faire, what pluck and mettle,… Continue reading

Encyclopaedia of Evil

RAINIER, correct spelling ofwhatever happened to good ol'God loves a whore likeYou know how when you walk by Section 8 housing, you just get a… Continue reading

Encyclopaedia of Evil

ID,WIZARD OFDoes it get any better than "Frammin' at the jim-jam!" or "Frippin' in the krotz!"? No; no, it does not. These are just a… Continue reading

I Scream . . .

For the stuff you can still buy for a song.

If there is cake we will eat it. —Dave Eggers

Let them eat cake

Smarty-pants draws stapler.

If there is cake we will eat it. —Dave Eggers

Our Tables, Our Selves

Master entertainer Edward Lent spreads the tabletop gospel

Bed wrath and beyond: A new pillow wants you!

Pillowy Goodness

Getting comfy with a new friend.

Bed wrath and beyond: A new pillow wants you!
Postmodern cowabunga

Postmodern cowabunga

Seattle surfers embark on their own peculiar safari.

Postmodern cowabunga
Spirits the World 'Round

Spirits the World ‘Round

Experience the history and love behind that bottle

Spirits the World 'Round
Maura and Myke Woodwell: sharing space with the "aware" set.

Turf— Co-opped; never co-opted

NEAR THE CORNER of First and Bell in Belltown, 23 people share two floors of the old Utah Hotel. They're musicians, writers, civil servants, carpenters,… Continue reading

Maura and Myke Woodwell: sharing space with the "aware" set.
The giant pot: brewing with tiki and Tom Waits.

Unpackaged Presence

The authentic appeal of bars with a gift for being themselves.

The giant pot: brewing with tiki and Tom Waits.