Linton Weeks

Linton Weeks appears in the following:

KEXP Presents: Tacocat

Monday, May 12, 2014

The Seattle punk-pop band's name is a palindrome, not to mention a potential Internet meme. Watch Tacocat perform "Crimson Wave" live in KEXP's studio.


13 Spliffy Jobs In The Marijuana Industry

Thursday, May 08, 2014

With various forms of pot legalization sweeping the country, the weed buzzness is booming.


The State Department Is 'Deeply Concerned'

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Time and again, we hear that the U.S. State Department is "deeply concerned" about international affairs. How deep? And how concerned?


A Life Story In 6 Songs — Part 3

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

When Erica Werner sings to her singing parrot, the term "songbirds" takes on a whole new meaning.


Keeping An Eye On The KKK

Sunday, April 27, 2014

We asked Google to alert us to Ku Klux Klan activities for a week and our mailbox filled up quickly.


Tweet Suits: Social Media And The Law

Thursday, April 24, 2014

In this age of social media, is every negative experience a possible class action?


Google Frecking: The Week In Pandas

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Based on Google Alerts, a snapshot of pandas in black-and-white. In the here-and-now.


Art In A Jar: A Puzzle In Blue, Yellow And Shred

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Can you identify masterpieces — by just looking at the pieces?


The Grumpy Point: When A Man Turns 70

Monday, April 14, 2014

For many older men, life gets better and better — until it gets worse.


4 Strange Sports In America's Past

Friday, April 11, 2014

If you think beer pong and mud wrestling are odd contests, you should check the history books.


Truth-Seeking In The Age Of Speculation

Thursday, April 10, 2014

We are living in the Information Age, but we also do an awful lot of online speculating. How can we separate the truth from the guesswork?


5 April Fools' Pranks Gone Bad

Tuesday, April 01, 2014

When you pull an April Fools' prank, the joke could be on you.


Vladimir Putin Is Right Out Of A Russian Novel

Saturday, March 29, 2014

Russia has a long and legendary literary tradition that can perhaps give us insight into their president today.


What Winter Will Be Like In 100 Years

Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Milder or wilder? Wetter or drier? A hard, cold look at the future of the season.


A Life Story In 6 Songs — Part 2

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

We asked people to send us their personal soundtracks — songs that are special to them — and to tell us why. The songs — and the stories — are surprisingly revealing.


American Libraries Learn To Read Teenagers

Saturday, March 22, 2014

In the digi-real world, public libraries must pull out all the creative stops to attract teens.


Forget Speed-Reading. Here's Speed-Writing

Thursday, March 13, 2014

With apps like Spritz and Spreeder, speed-reading is all the rage. But maybe the solution is writing faster: Decide important things. Write those. Understand?


FootGolf: A New Sport Explored In 19 Questions

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Innovative athletes combine the elite sport of golf with the popular sport of soccer. Et, voila! FootGolf.


I Just Hate Rants

Monday, March 10, 2014

Maybe we should treat ranting like smoking, by creating special areas where people can rage together.


The Elegant Secrets Of Flying Snakes

Friday, March 07, 2014

Scientists are studying gliding reptiles to help develop the next generation of small airborne robotic devices.