Vote for John

Thanks to Amy Rolph at the Seattle PI for sharing this video from The 206 crew. If you’re a fan of the old Almost Live series, you’ll recognize who’s involved instantly. There is so much truth to this video. For years this has been the typical format for a campaign video in Washington State– showing the candidate engrossed in […]

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Time for Billy Quan?

Tonight I was standing in line at the seafood counter of a bustling grocery store. When the employee behind the counter asked, “who’s next?” a young couple practically jumped up and down and said, “us!” To my dismay, a snappily dressed middle aged woman told the employee, who was standing closer to her, “mine’s really quick.” There […]

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Almost Live

In the 1990s, Seattle became known for coffee, grunge, and political correctness. Thankfully one local comedy troupe had the wherewithal to poke fun at every niche of Seattle-area society anyway– no one was spared. Saturday nights at 11:30, Almost Live created memorable characters like the High Five’n White Guys, Jet Guy, and The Survivalist. They […]

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