University of Washington

  • Blogs

    October 9, 2014

    Blowfly's Tour Diary: Crisis, Aftermath, and Hanging With Nardwuar and 2 Live Crew

    There are very few people in the world who will pick you up and take both you and your singer, who live 25 miles apart, to an airport 45 miles away before the crack of dawn. Thankfully, my parents, both notorious early risers, are down for the cause. It doesn't hurt that I have taken both of them to ... More >>

  • News

    September 13, 2012
  • Blogs

    September 11, 2012

    What If Face-Eater Rudy Eugene Only Smoked Pot? Weed Can Trigger Psychotic Reactions, Studies Say

    Soon after Rudy Eugene gnawed off Ronald Poppo's face near the MacArthur Causeway in May, the media ran wild speculating he was high on "bath salts." Later, commentators suspected LSD, coke, Ecstasy, or PCP. Eugene's girlfriend even insisted a voodoo curse was to blame.Yet when Eugene's autopsy came ... More >>

  • Calendar

    September 30, 2010
  • Blogs

    July 6, 2010

    Rising Sea Levels: Miami Will Be Underwater and Abandoned by 2120?

    ​Just a friendly reminder: In 110 years, Miami as we know it will be a nearly ruined, flooded wasteland thanks to rising sea levels. That's one of the hypotheses of University of Washington professor and popular science writer Peter D. Ward's latest book, The Flooded Earth. The introductory c ... More >>

  • Dining

    January 3, 2008

    Escopazzo Goes Organic

    Italian restaurant shows slow-food roots.

  • Blogs

    December 24, 2007
  • Blogs

    December 24, 2007

    Two Americas, Continued

    In my restaurant review this week (Two Americas), I wrote that “While a ‘food revolution’ has indeed taken place, only middle-class and wealthy people can afford to purchase the real quality goods (To wit: Last week I swooned at the check-out line upon realizing I’d just paid eight dollars f ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2007

    Chris Cornell on Life After Soundgarden and Audioslave

    Through The Past, Darkly Currently touring in support of his second solo album, former Soundgarden/Audioslave wailer Chris Cornell spoke with New Times about the environment, the thought process behind choosing which songs to include in a career-spanning setlist, art versus audience perceptions of i ... More >>

  • News

    August 2, 2007

    Bad Apple

    Miami-Dade schools superintendent Rudy Crew has made many mistakes. Maybe too many.

  • Calendar

    February 15, 2007

    Interactive Artistry

    Maya Lin reveals the secrets to her success

  • News

    November 3, 2005

    Starry Fight

    Oh heavens! A brilliant Cuban exile takes top billing in the intelligent design debate

  • News

    August 12, 2004

    Until Proven Guilty

    24 HOURS. 1 FULL MOON. 265 Arrests.

  • News

    November 2, 2000

    The Last Service Station

    Why did the big oil companies want to put Ron Gregory and other independent operators out of business? That's right, to pad their profits.

  • News

    February 4, 1999
  • News

    December 10, 1998

    The Doctor is Out

    Beset by internecine battles, troubled leadership, and funding cuts, the local office of the Florida Department of Health is in need of intensive care.

  • News

    August 7, 1997

    Reefer Science

    Uncle Sam is looking for a few good potheads to cure, and treatment is yours for the toking

  • News

    January 15, 1992

    Raising Cane

    Home may be where the heart is, but sportswriter Gary Long's vote is in the state of Washington

  • News

    October 3, 1990

    A South African Odyssey

    If Shooting really starts, whites aren't going to be there