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This Record Label Offers ‘Loser Scholarships’ To Students Who Will Share Their Biggest Failure

Being a loser seems like such a terrible thing, until you meet someone who identifies as a winner and realize you’re not so bad in comparison. Losers are inherently lovable and they have no where to go but up. Recognizing their potential, the Seattle based record label Sub Pop has been offering “Loser Scholarships” since 2007.
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Yoga Studio Offers Class for People Of Color, White People Sulk

A Seattle yoga studio’s class advertised as exclusively for people of color was cancelled due to accusations of racism. In an apology posted on the website, owner Laura Humpf writes:
My intention in offering my space to POC Yoga was to offer a widely inclusive healing space where all people could receive the benefits… More »


Alert: There May Be Tiny Fedoras Perched Atop Man Buns And We Are Terrified

Trigger Warning: There may in fact be a new trend where men are wearing micro-fedoras on top of their man buns in Seattle, Washington.

Our sources are vague, and perhaps it is all a ruse, but we cannot take our chances here.

Please hide your small children, Generation Xers and above… More »


Convicted Pedophile Mary Kay Letourneau Wants To Be A Teacher Again

Mary Kay Letourneau, the Seattle teacher who was convicted of two counts of felony second degree rape of a child and served eight years of prison time for committing that crime, now says she wants to go back to teaching! This is also after she has been married to the boy, Vili Fualaau (12 at… More »


Seattle Girl Receives Jeweled Gifts From Crow Friends

This is not a fairy tale or a “Portlandia” sketch. This is real life eight year old Seattle native Gabi Mann, who routinely receives trinkets from her garden’s visiting crows as a thank you for feeding them regularly.

Gabi has been feeding her crow friends since she was two years old and has… More »


At Least 2 Students Are Dead And 6 Shot In Seattle Area School Shooting

A shooter at Marysville-Pilchuck High School, just outside of Seattle, has killed at least three people, including himself, and shot six, according to Marysville-Pilchuck students who have been tweeting through the shooting for the last two hours. The shooter, a male student at the school, opened fire in the school’s cafeteria during lunch period. The… More »


U Of Washington Student Vowed To Be “The Next Elliot Rodger”

A University of Washington student was arrested on Saturday afternoon after writing comments online that he intended to be “the next Elliot Rodger” and he would “make sure I kill only women.” … More »


Macklemore Performs In Seattle In Costume Some Characterized As A Jewish Stereotype

A surprise performance by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis would get me excited, sure. And that’s probably what a lot of audience members were feeling at the Experience Music Project Museum in Seattle (where Macklemore’s coat from the “Thrift Shop” video hangs in the collection).

But folks all over — including SethMore »


Congratulations Seattle, You’re The Flannel-iest City In America

The Duluth Trading Company recently used Google search data to figure out which American cities were most smitten with flannel. Unsurprisingly, the Pacific Northwest flannel capital of Seattle/Tacoma claimed the top spot, although Portland somehow didn’t even crack the top 10 (color this native Portlander nonplussed!). Did your city make the list? Check out the… More »


The Frisky Guidebook: The Emerald City

Seattle’s got Starbucks, Microsoft, grunge, and yes, lots of rain. But it’s also got a whole lot more than that. There’s your standard tourist fare in the form of the Space Needle, Seattle Center and Frank Gehry’s monster of a museum, Experience Music Project, among others. But dig in a little deeper and you’ll find… More »


Lesbian Kiss Gets A Finger Wag In Seattle

A lesbian couple taking in a Seattle Mariners game were told by an usher that they would have to stop their PDA if they wanted to watch the remaining innings — a woman nearby had complained that there were children nearby, as if two people smooching is akin to an X-rated movie. You know what’s… More »