LB: In Praise of the Seattle TV, Film, Theater & Music Scenes

Some people call Seattle "Emerald City." I call it Bob.

Some people call Seattle “Emerald City.” I call it Bob.

I don’t live in Seattle, but I’m close. All it takes for me to get there is a 45 minute drive and a 20 minute ferry ride. (Plus all the ferry waiting time. Aargh! But I’m not talking about that now.)

And I don’t live where I live because of the Seattle art scene. (Or any other art scene either, but I’m also not talking about that now.)


It turns out that Seattle is an awesome creative center. So awesome it gives me goosebumps. So it’s more than mere civic pride that leads me to present these noteworthy examples of what’s happening just below the Space Needle’s, erm, nose:

1) Seattle TV – well, Seattle Interweb TV, but this is the 21st Century, kids, which means – they’re officially the same:

2) Seattle Film:

3) Seattle Theater:

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4) Seattle Music:

I’ve found lots of other favorites, of course.

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About LB

Larry Brody has been profiled in such national magazines and websites as Esquire, Entertainment Weekly, Starlog, People, Electronic Media, IndieSlate, TechTV, io9, and of course TV Guide. A legendary figure in the television writing and production world, with a career going back to the late ’60s, Brody has written and produced literally thousands of hours of network and syndicated television. Brody has also been active in the TV animation world, writing, creating, consulting, and/or supervising the cult favorite STAR TREK animated TV series, the SILVER SURFER, SPAWN, SUPERMAN, SPIDERMAN, and SPIDER-MAN UNLIMITED animated series, and was showrunner of the French animated series, DIABOLIK, as well as part of the team that developed and wrote the live-action/cgi animation sci-fi series Ace Lightning for the BBC. Shows written or produced by Brody have won several awards including - yes, it's true - Emmys.