Posts tagged: Slice question
It has been entertaining to see readers' answers to today's Slice question.
It's not online today (not so far, anyway). So if you don't read the print edition, you won't know what I'm talking about. Probably wouldn't be the first time.
In light voting in response to today's Slice question asking readers to name their favorite movie dealing with religion.
My own picks, “Ben-Hur” and “Life of Brian,” aren't getting a lot of love.
On which STA route are you apt to overhear passengers speaking the greatest number of languages?
Is there a broadcast outlet somewhere that has your initials as its last three letters?
Are your initials also some city's airport code?
…there had never been an Air Force base here.
That's the contention of longtime Slice reader Tim Wink. (He was responding to a question in the print column about how this area would be different if there had never been a base here.)
It would be difficult to dispute Tim's assertion.
The military has long played a big role in shuffling the nation's demographic deck. Not everybody likes that, of course. But those folks who don't can go to hell.
If you spend part of your life defending America, I think you can pretty much live wherever you want when you get out of the service.
I haven't gotten to pipe up on a Wednesday since the early or mid-'90s, back when the food section came out on a different day.
So, anyway, here's one for my fellow early-risers.
How often, on your way to work or when out walking the dog, do you see signs of various brands of overnight mayhem and moronity and think to yourself, “Alcohol had to be involved”?
Let's preview the Slice question that will appear in Thursday's column. (Why wait for the actual newspaper? As they said on “The Six Million Dollar Man,” we have the technology.)
Which of the many Spokane movie theaters that no longer exist was your favorite?
I liked the Lyons. But I saw plenty of movies at the one up off the Newport highway. Then there was the one on North Division, the one behind the shopping center at 29th and Regal, the one downtown near where RPS is today, the pre-mall one out on East Sprague, the old Magic Lantern, the hideously subdivided Fox and, well, I'm sure I am forgetting a few.