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Paul McCartney is on fire with ‘Flaming Pie’

UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 6, 2020

Death can be one of the best career moves for a rock star. Jimi Hendrix, Kurt Cobain and Amy Winehouse kept ascending as recording artists when they passed. Each remains on a pedestal.

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10 underrated shows you may have missed in the too-much-TV era

UPDATED: Thu., July 23, 2020

The last few years have been a boon for good television – so much good television that you could be forgiven for missing a few standouts. We created this list of TV shows from the past few years that deserve your attention despite the fact that they have managed to fly under the radar for whatever reason.

Emerge holding ‘Raise the Roof’ campaign for new space

UPDATED: Thu., July 23, 2020

This year has not been kind to Emerge. The Coeur d'Alene-based art space kicked off the new year by dealing with a fire that left Emerge displaced and unable to host workshops. Things were looking up, though, when Emerge signed a lease on a new location.

Game On: Metacritic change hinders consumer reviews

UPDATED: Thu., July 23, 2020

In late June, I penned the article “The Last of Us Part II highlights Metacritic issues,” and it seems they agree. A Metacritic official announced that the review aggregator will henceforth delay the ability to submit user reviews for newly released video games for the first 36 hours.
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Review: ‘Radioactive’ fizzles out with condescending explanations of Marie Curie’s complicated legacy

UPDATED: Wed., July 29, 2020

Radioactive: the discovery, the concept, the word defined culture in the 20th century, in the realms of science, medicine and war and in our own existential dread and pop fantasies. The threat of nuclear warfare and nuclear meltdowns, the advances in treating cancer and the invention of the X-ray machine: It’s all become such a ubiquitous part of modern life that it’s important to remember the discovery itself came from a Polish woman living in France at the turn of the century, a wife and mother who battered the elements into submission seeking to understand how they worked.
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Game On: There are apps for that

UPDATED: Thu., July 16, 2020

Games on a mobile phone have come a long way in a short time. Just 15 years ago, the platform was restricted mostly to notorious time-wasters like Solitaire and "Centipede."

3 Minute Mic returns to Auntie’s via Zoom

Every First Friday of the month, some of the city's best writers would congregate at Auntie's Bookstore for 3 Minute Mic. The open mic event allowed established writers and new voices to share their work, three minutes at a time, to the audience. 

Game On: What Mixer’s shutdown means for game streaming

UPDATED: Thu., July 2, 2020

On June 22, Microsoft announced it would be shutting down its Mixer streaming service and urge its audience to transition to Facebook Gaming. The news came suddenly, and Mixer “partners” were as blindsided as everyone else.

Game On: ‘The Last of Us Part II’ highlights Metacritic issues

UPDATED: Thu., June 25, 2020

“The Last of Us Part II” was released on June 19, and it was the most divisive video game launch in recent memory. Within hours, critic reviews and audience scores alike began flooding websites like Metacritic – normal for a big game release.

Bob Dylan ages well with ‘Rough and Rowdy Ways’

UPDATED: Fri., June 19, 2020

Bob Dylan is the Ted Williams of music. After Williams capped his unparalleled career with a home run in his final at-bat 60 years ago, the “Splendid Splinter” refused to acknowledge the scant home crowd of Red Sox fans at Boston’s Fenway Park.

Swedish Thoracic Surgery: Partners in patient care

 (Courtesy Bergman Draper Oslund Udo)

Matt Bergman knows the pain and anger that patients with mesothelioma feel.