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Life & Style Eric Idle gives commencement to Whitman graduates Eric Idle gives commencement to Whitman graduates
WALLA WALLA, Wash. (AP) — English entertainer and former Monty Python member Eric Idle delivered the commencement speech Sunday at Whitman College in Walla Walla where his daughter Lily was among the 375 graduates.

The college gave Idle an honorary doctorate of humane letters degree.
Life & Style VIDEO: fun. does a pretty cool take on the lyric video with 'One Foot' VIDEO: fun. does a pretty cool take on the lyric video with 'One Foot'(Video)
fun. has released some pretty cool music videos of late -- like the one in the baggage claim at SeaTac -- but this one is really interesting. It's an interesting approach to the lyric video, which is pretty popular genre of (usually) fan-made videos on YouTube. And do you like how many letter "h"s they put to illustrate Nate Ruess's trademark long vowels?
Life & Style SIFF Watch: 'The Otherside' documents Seattle hip-hop (and yes, Macklemore) SIFF Watch: 'The Otherside' documents Seattle hip-hop (and yes, Macklemore)(Video)
Seattle International Film Festival (SIFF) kicks off tonight, bringing three weeks of screenings to theaters across the city. But of the almost 450 films, some are more locally-oriented than others. Like Daniel Torok's powerful documentary, "The Otherside," which explores Seattle's burgeoning hip-hop scene.
Life & Style Inslee signs bills on alcohol at theaters, markets Inslee signs bills on alcohol at theaters, markets
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Gov. Jay Inslee has signed a handful of measures making it easier for certain businesses to serve alcohol.

Two of the bills signed Tuesday create licenses that permit theaters to sell wine and beer, or beer wine and hard liquor, to patrons 21 and over.