Dec 10, 2015 J.R. commented on As an Austrian, I Am Baffled by America's Love for The Sound of Music.
@11: Right you are. Saw the Sound of Music several times; forgot it was set in Austria.
Dec 10, 2015 J.R. commented on Watching Longtime City Council Member Nick Licata Say a Night of Goodbyes.
@1: Most legislative bodies assign offices by seniority and Bruce is obviously moving on up to Nick's old digs.
Dec 5, 2015 J.R. commented on Antifascist Groups Are Organizing a Protest Against the Alleged White Power Rally in Ballard and Capitol Hill.
So, nobody's sure whether there really is going to be a show, but they're organizing a protest anyway. You gotta love Seattle!
Dec 4, 2015 J.R. commented on Six Seattle Weekly Staffers Will Be Laid Off at the End of the Year.
Going out with a whimper.
Dec 4, 2015 J.R. commented on NBC News Shows Live Tour of the Apartment of the Woman Suspect in San Bernardino Shooting.
"We didn't get a tour of Robert Dear's lonely bungalow. We didn't get a first look at Dylan Roof's childhood bedroom."

Are you assuming that TV news wouldn't have done both of these programs if they had access?
Nov 25, 2015 J.R. commented on How Do You Tell a Joke in Portland, Oregon?.
@12: What a long, sincere letter. You are obviously a comedy expert!
Nov 20, 2015 J.R. commented on We Actually Kinda Need a Youth Detention Center and We Will For a Long While.
@35: So your point is shame on Dan for having a grasp on reality?

Are you backing Ben Carson for President, by any chance?
Nov 18, 2015 J.R. commented on What a Surprisingly Narrow Win Means for the Future of Bruce Harrell.
Sorry kids, but Harrell won. He gets four years in office and Morales gets to go back to being a "food access consultant," whatever that might be.