Select Clippings

PROFILES

Fresh Perspectives (MSN/Lexus): Profile of artist Augustine Kofie

Fresh Perspectives (MSN/Lexus): Profile of chef Craig Thornton

Appetite For Life with Andrew Zimmern (MSN/Toyota): Profile of blues bar owner Gordon Kerr

KirkusReviews.com: Author/comedian John Hodgman

KirkusReviews.com: Undead family man Ozzy Osbourne

Vegas Seven Magazine: “Deaf Chef” Josh Jensen

Las Vegas Sun: Singer/songwriter/dreamboat Neko Case

DINING, DRINKING & TRAVEL

Entrepreneur Magazine: “Camping’s Extreme Makeover,” a feature on the business of upscale camping

Playboy.com: College Inn Pub, Seattle (bar review)

Las Vegas Weekly: “Disneyland For Haters,” a Disneyland travel story for people who don’t actually want to go there

NWsource.com (Seattle Times Online): Lunchbox Laboratory (restaurant review)

NWsource.com (Seattle Times Online): The Dray (bar review)

NWsource.com (Seattle Times Online): 13 Coins/Studio 1000 (bar review)

EDITORIAL/FEATURES

Vegas Seven: “The Lonesome Death of Family Vegas,” an ode to glitzy hubris

Las Vegas Sun: “Soaring and Twirling with the Snowbirds,” a mostly stoic fly-along with the Canadian precision fighter jet team

Vegas Seven: “King of the Roads,” a commentary on Las Vegas’ well-maintained and ginormous streets

Las Vegas Weekly: “Email from the Future,” a somewhat funny and halfway incisive humor/commentary piece

MonkeyGoggles.com (Archie McPhee): “Initiatives that Should’ve Been on the Washington State Ballot”–pretty much the same as the preceding clip, but about Seattle this time

ENTERTAINMENT/POP CULTURE

Vegas Seven Magazine: “Sites to See,” a weekly website review column

Las Vegas Sun: “Backstage with DeVito at ShoWest,” a document of the night I sneaked into a major film industry function

Las Vegas Sun: “Sound Check,” a weekly music column

Las Vegas Sun: Spy Game (movie review)

NWsource.com (Seattle Times Online): “Derby for Dummies: A Guide to the Rat City Rollergirls”

Vegas Seven Magazine: “Tour Buzz,” a weekly concert preview column

WEBLOGS

HoustonChronicle.com: One Better, a web deals shopping blog

Archie McPhee/Accoutrements: Monkey Goggles, a literary and pop culture blog

The Spellout, my entertainment and culture blog