Why Star Wars VII is Awesome

I know I’m a little late to this party, but “Star Wars: the Force Awakens” is an awesome movie. I have held off going on a public rant about the significance the film holds, not just for the storied franchise, but for the film industry in general, until my feelings have been digested enough to […]

NFL Championship Recap

The weekend was probably more sad than anything else for football fans in the Seattle area, but we here at the Spectator feel compelled to write about the NFL playoffs regardless of the feelings of Seahawks fans. Tom Brady and Peyton Manning squared off for what will probably be their last competitive meeting on the […]

A Kid Goes to Cooperstown

On Jan. 5, Ken Griffey Jr. was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame with the highest voting percentage ever. Griffey, who was a Mariner from 1989 until 1999 and again from 2009-2010, remains one of baseball’s most iconic figures. The long, looping swing that allowed the Kid to slug a career 630 home runs […]

Play & Pay For the Right Reasons

David Price, a right handed pitcher with a power arm, recently signed a contract with the Boston Red Sox worth $217 million over seven years. I was immediately saddened to hear this news—not because I dislike Price, or think he won’t help the Sox win ball games—but because the increasingly high salaries in Major League […]

The Lifestraw

I generally refrain from product endorsement. Like Ron Swanson, I only speak out for those things I truly believe in and use. Additionally, nobody has ever paid me to publicly back something, so I’ve never had much inclination to lend my name to a product, and while this hasn’t changed, I still feel compelled to […]

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