When is the next bus?

Proposition 1 is funding request for Pierce County Transit’s local public transportation system. The bus services are funded mainly with sales tax revenues which have declined considerably during the...

I-502 marijuana legalization ineffective

The highly controversial issue of legalizing marijuana will be on the ballot this November, potentially giving Washington state citizens the right to smoke pot at their leisure; but is this piece of ...

Unsanitary metaphor

We term many guys “douches” (short for “douchebags”) because they annoy us the same way douching annoys vaginal health in the literal sense of the word.  According to WebMD, “[d]ouching upsets the na...

The mysterious Edgar Allan Poe

When you think of Edgar Allan Poe, what exactly comes to mind? A mysterious, cloaked figure walking amidst the gravestones at night? Or that he married his 13-year-old cousin? Well, the latter is cor...

Album Review – Slowdive Souvlaki

If you are looking to turn your rainy day drive to school into a ride through the middle-distance of space, then the 1993 album, “Souvlaki” by Slowdive, is your new jam. When listening to songs like ...

Dock Street Marina Kayaks

If you’ve ever found yourself wanting to break the banal minutia of deciding which fast food place you will go to on your hour long break, might I suggest an option a bit more quixotic? Cross the str...

Ogling Air Molecules

I concur with IGN’s reviewer on “Dead or Alive 5” who said that it’s “a fighter that’s far more interested in beating you down than getting you off.”  The pun on masturbation needs addressing.  Seemi...

US citizens deserve a choice

We don’t hear much about any third party in the USA. Little is known about a choice other than the same corporate-sponsored “two-party” political system which has effectively deadlocked our nation. O...