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The latest from news outlets and blogs around the Northwest and beyond, chosen by Crosscut editors.

Tom Hanks published a short story in the New Yorker

The New Yorker published Tom Hanks' short story "Alan Bean Plus Four" and it's not very good. 

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France gives Quincy Jones its highest cultural honor

He first became heavily involved in music after his family moved here while he was a young teen and he later won a scholarship to Seattle University.

KOMO NEWS

Around the world ... with Lenin statues!

36 photos of Lenin statuary, some of it still standing. (Yes, Fremont makes the world tour.)

THE ATLANTIC

James Earl Jones returns to Broadway at 83

The voice of CNN says the new play resonates with his own and his family members' varied ethnic backgrounds.

WASHINGTON POST

The Ferguson-related artwork pulled from Bumbershoot

A Bumbershoot exhibit that highlighted local men-of-color extrajudiciously shot by police has been removed from the music festival's first-ever all-Native American art exhibit.

THE STRANGER

Gamers respond to criticism of misogyny by threatening woman criticizing games

Anita Sarkeesian provides reasonable criticism of specific elements of games.

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