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Judge Wally Friel, son of Cougar legend Jack Friel, plays the Washington State fight song, inspiring Santa, aka Peter Yates, to cheer. "We bleed crimson and gray," Yates said. Photo by Kristy MacDonald/The Spokesman-Review
To get from Cougar country in Santa Monica to Pasadena, you drive for half an hour on freeways that require such close attention to the traffic it's possible to be unaware that your car radio is set on a Spanish-language station. But Pasadena is worth seeing. There's an abundance of distinctive architecture, siegelike parade preparation and, oh yes, that stadium.
It's hard to imagine a place more unlike Pullman and the Inland Northwest than Beverly Hills. But the celebrated upscale district has taken on a slightly crimson and gray look this week. Swimming pools. Movie stars. And now, Cougs.
There has been a collision of cultural stereotypes down here, and two realizations are certain to emerge from the wreckage. More than a few Southern Californians have had to confront the facts that Washington State University exists and many of its students and alums wear shoes.
Spartacus: Patron saint for the Year of the Man.
Your goal: Imitate Debra Wilde.
Don't ask how we obtained it, because we are not at liberty to reveal our source. But an important secret list has come into our possession. It shows exactly what behaviors Santa looked at in determining who would get what Christmas gifts this year. You might want to check it out. It could explain the quality of your '97 haul.
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Bet you didn't know The Terminator was one of the Holy "Trinerty."
"These folks are a bit odd, don't you think?"
Did a troubled marriage to a supermodel await George Bailey in the world outside of Bedford Falls?
Somebody asked us to write to Santa on behalf of Spokane. So we just want to report that we'll be overnighting him a request for 5,000 good jobs, some nice sweaters and a truckload of antidepressants.
Here's a premise: Cliff makes his way through the bars of Metaline Falls.
And now for an episode of "Married with Occupations." We haven't consulted a demographics database. But here's our guess about the most common husband-and-wife vocational combinations in the Spokane area. (Feel free to come up with your own list of pairings.) 1. Teacher and nurse.
It's always convenient when the people across the street put up a knockout holiday lights display. Here's why. When it's dark and you happen to be outside, you can see the neighbor's luminary presentation reflected in your own windows. And it's almost as if it is your display. From a Los Angeles Times report on video telephones: "Wouldn't it be great to link up with your sister in Spokane, Wash., and see firsthand how much your nieces and nephews have grown?"
A friend overheard a Spokane grade school girl express displeasure with her school pictures. "I look like Dolly Parton when she was 11 years old."
At this one big North Side store where clerks call to one another over the intercom, they refer to seasonal customer requests and such by saying "Christmas, line one" and so on. Well, a 4-year-old boy named Tim was in there the other day. And he heard a disturbing follow-up message come over that intercom: "Cancel Christmas." But before the lad could sink into deep despair his parents assured him that the big day was still a go.
One slice short of a large pizza?
Can your security clearance beat James Bond's?
Can you identify the venue for these shows?