Friday, August 16, 2013

A little "Thrift Shop" for National Thrift Store Day

Posted By on Fri, Aug 16, 2013 at 7:17 PM

It’s National Thrift Store Day, which we’re going to take the liberty of renaming the Macklemore and Ryan Lewis National Thrift Shop Day for this year. Earlier this year we wrote about Lewis’ Spokane roots, and “Thrift Shop” was a top contender for Best Song to Become the Official Anthem of the Inland Northwest in the 2013 Best Of readers poll. Our most-read blog post of the year is settling bets nationwide by explaining the correct way to pronounce “Macklemore.” And, of course, the duo is coming to the Spokane Arena in 66 days.

Macklemore is on the cover of Rolling Stone this month, and just yesterday they performed a few songs on Good Morning America, including “Thrift Shop”:

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Lisa Waananen is the web editor and a staff writer at the Inlander. She specializes in data and graphics, and her recent cover stories have been about family history, the legacy of Spokane photographer Charles A. Libby and genetically modified food...