As the ringleader of one of the city’s most critically acclaimed and controversial arts groups, Saint Genet, Ryan Mitchell recently walked 10 miles to the venue of a performance after shooting himself in the arm with a rifle on purpose. Naturally we wanted to know what he likes best about Seattle.
Best Place to Quietly Cry in a Public Setting: Betty Jane Narver Reading Room on level 10 of the downtown public library.
Best Place to Have Intercourse in Public: Seattle Art Museum.
Best Place to See Wild Bunnies at Crepuscule: the alley between Allied Waste Services and Subway in SoDo.
Best Place to Get Hit by a Car While Riding Your Bike: Second Avenue.
Best Place to Try and Kidnap a Baby Duck: the Arboretum.
Best Crew of Bartenders That See Your “Depression Drinking” as Problematic Rather Than as an Awesome Way to Make Tips: David and Stella (Montana).
Best Place to Buy a Smorgasbord of Food for Under 5 Bells: Saigon Deli.
Best Person to Talk to About All Your Problems Big and Small: Chase (no last name). You can find him walking up and down Olive any day of the week or petting one of the “kittys” at Pretty Parlour.
Best Curator to Hang Out With if You Have the SAD’s: Scott “Bright Pants” Lawrimore.
Best Walk to Take When You Want to See All of Your Friends Doing Amazing Things All at Once: NEPO 5K Walk Don’t Run.