Seattle Space Needle Reflection at Night

Photos of the Day: Horse Shit on Pike Street

Horse Shit on Pike Street

Horse Shit on Pike Street

I never really “got” the purpose of mounted police officers.

I can’t imagine that they ever really catch criminals, because as soon as the officer jumped off, the horse would run away … trampling innocent bystanders, as the officer ran calling “Wiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiilllld Fire!”

He’d run calling “Wiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiilllld Fire!”

He’d run calling “Wi hi hi hi hi hi hi hiiiiii hiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiild Fire!”

The other hazard of mounted officers can clearly be seen in the photos above and below, which I took about half an hour ago.

That’s a solid three pounds of horse shit right

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Photo of the Day: August 31, 2011

Downtown Fog

Downtown Fog

Local Knowledge Fail

Fedex Kinko's on Pike

Fedex Kinko's on Pike

If you open up a store at the base of Capitol Hill, and you call it … for the sake of argument let’s say … Fedex Kinko’s — for the love of God, learn how to spell the name of the neighborhood.

A market cap of $25 Billion and not a proofreader in the house.

Unbelievable.

This is why the Chinese own us.

I’m not trying to be one of “those” guys, but Capitol Hill is not new, folks. It’s been spelled this way since 1901; a full century ago when Christine Gregoire was still

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Photo of the Day: From the Burbs

Seattle Skyline

Seattle Skyline

Hoedown. Live.

A Small Victory for Freedom

Seattle Police Car

Seattle Police Car

In a ruling last week, the First District Court of Appeals has told us something that we should have all known from day one, and is something that I have been telling everyone for years:

It is perfectly legal for citizens to photograph and videotape police officers.

See: http://www.universalhub.com/2011/court-says-state-law-banning-recording-police-offi

A couple of years ago, I was walking down Las Vegas Boulevard, and I saw a motorcycle cop pull a car over for a traffic infraction. Wanting to add to my stock footage, I pulled out my camera, pointed it at the officer, and was immediately reprimanded

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A Day at The Waterfront

Seattle Waterfront

Seattle Waterfront

It’s been awhile since I added to my Downtown video collection.

Here, I recorded a short session at the Seattle Waterfront in all of its glory and splendor. After the deep-bore tunnel goes severely over-budget, The Waterfront is going to look like a very different place. Supposedly.

I enter this video into the historical record:

Photo of the Day: August 29, 2011

Seattle Skyline

Seattle Skyline

The Seattle Weekly Caves

Ads in the Seattle Weekly

It’s no great secret that I give alt.weeklies a hard time.

I like reading some of the articles in our local tabloids, but the notion that any of the authors are “alternative” is something that I just don’t buy. Everybody wants to be alternative, but only a precious few make the sacrifices to pull it off.

Who am I to judge, though? Who am I to determine what is and is not “alternative” as it pertains to writing?

Believe it or not, there was a time when I had 20,000+ uniques each and every day, and during peak times, I

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I See Something Suspicious

Suspicious Sign at Link Station

Suspicious Sign at Link Station

It’s a sign asking me if I see something suspicious.

It’s the most suspicious thing I’ve ever seen.

Someone must be notified.

Where’s Phoenix Jones when you need him …