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Doomed Planet

Apr 25, 2020

#020: Rusty the media watchdog eviscerates The Club King: My Rise, Reign and Fall in New York Nightlife, by drug enthusiast and club owner Peter Gatien. It's a story about an American dream (sex, drugs, fancy cars, cocaine, lack of class consciousness) that was eventually shot down by Rudolph Giuliani.

Apr 19, 2020

#019: Bloody nightmares from Seattle's sleepiest neighborhood - the story of four gruesome axe murders that took place on Queen Anne Hill.

Apr 12, 2020

#018: Socialists battled sailors during the Potlatch riots of 1913, ruining what Seattle business leaders hoped would be an annual tradition. And yet the tradition lives on in much the same form: a celebration of civic pride and military power known today as Seafair. The "aeronauts" of yore, with their biplanes, have...

Apr 7, 2020

#017: It's the year 1020, and you are gathering oysters at low tide. You are also a slave. In the land of the headhunters. The person that owns you is having a party - a Potlatch. He will prove how rich he is by gifting and also by just burning stuff.

PLUS: A recipe for abalone chowder, an interview with Fred of Fred's...