Deja Drew

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JANUARY 16, 2014 9:25PM

Stranger Passing

Last night, leaving the familiar fluorescence of my neighborhood Quality Food Center and reentering the pleasant Seattle drear, I passed a random man and woman on the sidewalk. As I often do, I smiled at these strangers as they went by.  In response, he called me a fag. 


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Hot + Cold

Florida.  For me, the word always conjurs up a collision of hot and cool: sun-baked sand vs. iced sweet tea.  Swampy night air meets a cool, tart slice of key lime pie.

And now , on the eve of the Florida GOP primary, we have Newt vs. Mitt classic hothead vs.… Read full post »


With the passing of Etta James on Friday, we lost one of the greats, a performer who crossed genres with ease while never sounding the least bit compromising of her own essential authenticity.

That's what I think of first when I think of Etta James:  her authenticity, her "realness." &nbs… Read full post »

Editor’s Pick
JULY 12, 2010 9:53AM

Baked Florida: a Brand New Ice Cream Classic

Oh man, remember those hot sticky summer days of your childhood, all the cousins and neighbor kids tearing through the yard chasing after June bugs, fueled on nothing but sun and popsicles?  Those fabulously long summer days culminating with a big family dinner — a clam bake or lobster boi… Read full post »

Editor’s Pick
APRIL 16, 2010 12:59AM

Free PR Tips for Tea Partiers! (Updated!)

Hey there, friendly Tea Partiers:

Apparently many of you think that the press and the pollsters are misrepresenting who you really are. You're getting all this attention but no one seems to get you. Bummer. It's like you're actually really awesome people with legitimate grievances and grea… Read full post »