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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: BOOBIES ROCK!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and here at KISW, it should come as no surprise that we think BOOBIES ROCK! But Breast Cancer Awareness Month is so much more than saving the boobies. It's about saving the lives of women and men who are battling this terrible disease. The Rock Of Seattle...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Would You Climb 832 Steps?

Sunday is the 2nd Annual Base 2 Space climb benefiting Fred Hutch , where amazing folks travel from every corner of the PNW to participate. I was there last year for the inaugural climb and it was one of the coolest events I've ever been a part of! 832 steps for mankind... would you do it? I KNOW...
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Rock Blog: Top 10 Primus Tracks

Today is the birthday of one of the greatest bass players of all time. Many would argue he IS the best. Les Claypool has undoubtedly influenced every bass player who came after him. He caught the attention and earned the respect of every bass player who came before him. The Primus lineup has...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 5 Beers for Non-Beer Drinkers

I was very confused when I saw #NationalDrinkBeerDay on Twitter this morning. WHAT DOES THAT EVEN MEAN?! Isn't that EVERY day? Well, it certainly is for me... And Frank The Tank... When you see it's #NationalDrinkBeerDay ... pic.twitter.com/ToAYErHldW — Rotten Tomatoes (@RottenTomatoes) September...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Eat Tacos. Drink Tequila.

I wish I could express with words just how excited I am about the return of Tequila and Taco Fest! I FULLY participated last year and had the absolute time of my life. I'm pretty sure Vicky Barcelona did to. We were pretty happy, as you can see... The 2015 event was the very first, and to say we...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Why Dive Bars Rule My World

As a "t-shirt and jeans" girl (or an "anything-but-high-heels" girl, really), I have always felt at home in a local dive bar. There are MANY reasons it's such a moth-to-a-flame situation for me. Within the dive bar culture, no one cares what neighborhood you live in or how much money you make. Egos...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Seattle Celebrates 'Nevermind' Turning 25

Tomorrow marks the 25th anniversary of Nirvana's 'Nevermind' , and Seattle's many celebrations are in bloom . If you think about it, KISW has been celebrating 'Nevermind' DAILY for 25 years straight, and will continue to do so for years to come. Nirvana is one of The Rock's most beloved artists and...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Climb The Needle, Fight Cancer

Cancer has touched all of our lives in one way or another. Base 2 Space strives to make the words "you have cancer" a thing of the past. Now THAT is an event everyone can get behind, right?! Video of Base 2 Space I am SO excited to be climbing the Needle for the SECOND year running (walking, really...
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Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Baseball For The Blind

The thought of playing baseball with a blindfold on might sound a little intimidating, but the Seattle Sluggers baseball team steps up to the plate without fear. The Sluggers play in a league called The National Beep Baseball Association , which is a modified version of the game you grew up playing...
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Rock Blog: Krist Novoselic Visits KISW

Krist Novoselic of Nirvana fame stopped by to have a beer with The Mens Room last week and it RULED. The guys talked about everything from jamming with Paul McCartney in Seattle to playing the accordion.. In the second segment, they dove into rockstar pilots and slime-ball politicians. It's always...
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