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Things We Like: Latchkey Sociopaths, Fast Reading and Muffler Men
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Posted in Things We Like on 21 November 2009
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You don’t have to be a 25-foot-tall cowboy to read 90 books in less than a week. Nor can you ever be too big to be scared witless of Jodie Foster.

Man with a Mural Mission: Meet Ryan Henry Ward
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Posted in Seattle on 12 November 2009
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As you read these words, a superhero cat has saved a pit bull. A goat has learned a new song on his guitar. And Ryan Henry Ward has probably created another mural on a Seattle wall.

Haunted Las Vegas: The Motels of East Fremont Street
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 26 October 2009
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There isn’t a corner of Las Vegas that isn’t crawling with tourists or light brighter than ten milion Christmases — except for this strip of largely dessicated motels.

Seattle, je t’aime
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Posted in Seattle on 13 October 2009
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I love Seattle in its every drippy molecule. Even during the gray months — which is half of them, pretty much — my love for Seattle flourishes. Just off the top of my head I can easily call off ten reasons why I’m crazy about this city.

Cool Nights and Indecent Proposals at Las Vegas’ Glass Pool Inn
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Posted in Stories and Appreciations on 5 September 2009
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The Glass Pool Inn’s kidney-shaped, 54,000-gallon signature attraction was pure crystal-blue persuasion for drivers who’d just spent the better part of six hours crossing the Mojave. Those portholes blasted the pool’s restorative benefits louder than a stack of Marshall Amplifiers.