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May 20, 2016 pinksoda commented on Seattle Legend Riz’s EPIC DJ Set Bestows Four Hours of Sonic Bliss.
Riz is a freakin' treasure! Smart, funny, kind and an awesome DJ to boot!
Dec 6, 2015 pinksoda commented on Antifascist Groups Are Organizing a Protest Against the Alleged White Power Rally in Ballard and Capitol Hill.
@ 21, I care and I'll be there. Frankly, this thread is an indicator of their ability/decision to feel comfortable spreading hate here. Denial, apathy and snark.... It's horrible, there have gay bashing and shootings on the hill, and yet some of us feel it's actually silly to counter protest fascists? How depressing. I'll be there. If it doesn't happen, I've "wasted" an hour of my life hanging out with people who believe in standing up against racist radicals.
Sep 12, 2015 pinksoda commented on Voices From the Picket Lines: Maple Elementary School.
Buses, goddammit, not busses! Buses!
Sep 11, 2015 pinksoda commented on Beyond “These Boots Are Made for Walkin’”—Lee Hazlewood’s 10 Best Songs.
Love Sand - especially the cover by OP8! The first time I heard this song, I had to track it down ... in all of its inceptions!
Jun 25, 2015 pinksoda commented on Willie Nelson: Gay-Rights Advocate, Fifth-Degree Black Belt, Wizard.
Willie Nelson is a national fucking treasure!
Jun 19, 2015 pinksoda commented on A Man Wore a Bright Red Nazi Swastika Armband at the Seattle Ferry Terminal Last Night.
The ability to ignore this man is an example of white privilege.
May 2, 2015 pinksoda commented on New Column!.
I really can't get into this! I'm sure it's *only* because I've met most of our city council servants (now I'm too squicked out to say member)!
Apr 21, 2015 pinksoda commented on Y'all Sure Do Hate Li'l Allen Stone.
Okay, I can totally see where someone *might* kinda hate this guy, BUT, I'm sort of torn.... Okay, yes, he's got that whole 'white boy soul' going on, and he is definitely lacking the blues aspect of rhythm and blues, but what exactly can a white boy do when he has a voice like that? I'm asking seriously; I mean, really, I feel like I should actually congratulate him for not joining a boy band!
Mar 24, 2015 pinksoda commented on The Morning News: The Seattle Times Editorial Board Backs Shell, Fremont Restaurant Owner Reacts to Black Brunch.
"I think they had a really strong and powerful message, but it was going to be lost because of the delivery," said Julie.

"I think they had a really strong message, but I am willing and able to let the fact that I was uncomfortable keep me from trying to understand it."

There, fixed that for you.
Jan 28, 2015 pinksoda commented on RockCreek's Response to My Criticism of Their Hiphop Brunch: "This Is Actually a Celebration of Struggle".
Talking about the review/reviewer was a dick move, particularly when the reviewer tried to contact him prior to publication. The truth was, he "couldn't be bothered" to respond, but was bothered by the resulting attention, and handled it badly.

In light of that, she has every right to be a little defensive here - she has been, essentially, attacked and defamed, whereas he had an opportunity to positively impact the outcome of the review and botched it.