Music

Macklemore: Thrift Shop

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Seattle rapper Ben "Macklemore" Haggerty celebrates thrifty shopping in the video for his catchy (and aptly-named) new single, "Thrift Shop.

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Finally, Some Good News: Make-A-Wish Kid Captures Supervillain Rex Velvet

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12-year-old Colby, AKA Special Agent C, celebrates his odds-beating birthday with a Make-A-Wish superhero mission to capture Rex Velvet.

CHRIS JACKSON

Our 20 Favorite Works From The 'Rayguns and Robots!' Sci-Fi Art Show

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"MST3K Attacks" by Chet Phillips James Monosmith’s <a href="http://www.ltdartgallery.com/">Ltd. Art Gallery</a> in Seattle premiered the "Rayguns and Robots.

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"Real-Life Superhero" Phoenix Jones spawns "Real-Life Supervillain" Rex Velvet

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We first met Seattle's "real-life superhero" Phoenix Jones last October when he tried towho's also known as amateur MMA fighter Ben Fodor, had a story that paralleled HBO's documentary, Superheroes, about similar, self-appointed superheroes.

NFL

Seattle Would Really Like To Host A Super Bowl, Please And Thank You

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Of all the ideas that ESPN “Listen to me about everything” guru Bill Simmons has had, the one that has always made the most sense is that the Super Bowl should be hosted on a rotating basis with just cities like Miami, San Diego and New Orleans receiving the honor, because those are fun cities.

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Man Arrested For Filming Volleyball Slumber Party, Was Not Wearing With Leather Shirt

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What started as a simple case of a pervert trying to get his freak on has turned into a life-ruining experience for one Seattle husband.

BEN FODOR

Follow-Up: Real-life superhero fired from his job teaching disabled kids

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(pic via <a href="http://www.fightlinker.com/phoenix-jones-needs-to-fight-in-strikeforce" target="_blank">Fightlinker</a>) Remember a few weeks ago when I brought you <a href="http://filmdrunk.uproxx.com/2011/10/real-life-superhero-arrested-for-breaking-up-juggalo-fight" target="_blank">the story of Phoenix Jones</a> (aka amateur MMA fighter Ben Fodor), one of those "real-life superhero" types from Seattle, who'd been arrested for pepper-spraying people and charged with assault.

DAVID STERN

Are The Hornets Moving To San Jose?

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It was reported last month that Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen had sold a considerable amount of stock (an epic buttload, I believe is the technical term) as a precursor to buying the Charlotte New Orleans Hornets and moving them to Seattle.


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