Posts Tagged ‘Commentary by Bill Morse’

January 23rd, 2017 - 1:25 am § in Politics

Fill out the Library of Congress Survey regarding the Register of Copyright Soonst!

I should have mentioned this earlier, but the Library of Congress has put out a survey on what the priorities of a new Register of Copyright should be rather than conferring with members of Congress. This is unprecedented and could be a dangerous blow to creative professionals. Therefore it is very[...]

September 27th, 2016 - 9:11 am § in Donald Trump, Misc.

THE AVE DEBATE PARTY: A Quick Sketch From Last Night’s Debate

Over 80  folks showed up for the debate party at Fremont’s new bar Hotel-Hotel. Commentary by The-Ave graphic artist, Bill Morse: Like many members of the community I went to our debate party at Hotel-Hotel. At the time I thought it went really well I wasn’t sure that it went well eno[...]

April 4th, 2016 - 8:20 am § in Misc.

Male Orangutan Dies at Woodland Park Zoo.

I spent my Sunday afternoon at the Zoo… not my first choice for good drawing time but it was a nice day so why not. Regrettably when I got to the Orangutan exhibit I heard that their male Orangutan, Towan, had died of respiratory problems the week before. He was 48 years old. I feel […][...]

March 20th, 2016 - 10:16 am § in The Ave Scene

Light Rail Extension Opened

Well after years of construction and traffic congestion the University of Washington and Capitol Hill stations for the Sound Transit Light rail were opened yesterday as the next step to expansion throughout the city with The Roosevelt and Northgate stations predicted to open in the fall. Naturally t[...]

February 29th, 2016 - 1:43 pm § in Misc.

BILL MORSE: Last Night’s Oscars

Well I watched last night’s Oscars expecting nothing and enjoying despite everything. I generally don’t pay much attention to the Academy Awards that much generally finding them little more than an aging old boys club that publicly pats itself on the back once a year. But at the same tim[...]

February 12th, 2016 - 6:47 am § in Misc.

Happy Darwin/Lincoln Day!

  A very happy 207 birthday to Abraham Lincoln and Charles Darwin! [...]

February 5th, 2016 - 2:48 pm § in Misc.

Superb Owl 50 Coming this Sunday

This Sunday once again we will be celebrating the best known annual tribute to ornithology and birdwatching. So join us as we pay tribute to this noble nocturnal predator. Oh yes. Apparently there will also be a football game.[...]

February 1st, 2016 - 3:39 pm § in Misc., Politics

Sawant Will Not Confirm or Deny

With Congressman Jim McDermott announcing his retirement there has been speculation that Socialist and Trotskyist (the difference between a Trotskyist and Trotskyite a pparently is Trotskyists ignore 90 percent of what Leon Trotsky actually did and said so they can imagine a competent and fluffy m[...]

January 30th, 2016 - 1:08 pm § in Misc.

Seattleite Found Dead in Oklahoma City

Former Resident of the Woodland Park Zoo, Chai the Asian Elephant was found dead in the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical garden. She was 37.[...]

January 27th, 2016 - 2:09 pm § in Misc.

SAM Drops Its Flying Taurus Display

The Seattle Art Museum has just announced that it was going to remove its iconic (some would say notorious) display of exploding cars from the museum lobby. So the obvious question is what will take it’s place. It occurs to me that something more suited for the Seattle psyche would be more ap[...]