This interview very much falls under the “everything-you-always-wanted-to-but-were-afraid-to-ask” category. William Pennington interviews various local luminaries here in Seattle, and he’s not afraid to go in depth. We really talk about everything here, and if you’ve ever wondered why bus tires aren’t solid, what drivers do when kids keep ringing the bell, and what bus driving has to do with the myth of Sisyphus, this is your ticket! Click the link below for more, and enjoy!

Thirty-Three Questions With Nathan Vass, Artist, Photographer, Filmmaker…And Metro Bus Driver

Photograph by Susan Newbold.

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Nathan Vass is an artist, filmmaker, photographer, and author by day, and a Metro bus driver by night, where his community-building work has been showcased on TED, NPR, The Seattle Times, KING 5 and landed him a spot on Seattle Magazine’s 2018 list of the 35 Most Influential People in Seattle. He has shown in over forty photography shows is also the director of nine films, six of which have shown at festivals, and one of which premiered at Henry Art Gallery. His book, The Lines That Make Us, is a Seattle bestseller and 2019 WA State Book Awards finalist.