John Curley

John Curley is the co-host of the Tom and Curley Show with Tom Tangney on KIRO Radio, heard weekdays 3 - 7 p.m.

John Curley’s letter to his dying father

These are the lessons I learned from my father, and I reflect on them as he lays in a hospital, expected to pass away soon.
4 years ago

Curley: Let’s put Paul Allen’s $30 million pledge in perspective

KIRO Radio's John Curley appreciates Paul Allen's massive donation toward Seattle homeless, but he wants to put his most recent pledge in perspective.
5 years ago

Curley: Sound Transit will triple dip on I-90 bridge price

Sound Transit said it will need to pull $225 million from its contingency plan to pay for light rail on the I-90 bridge. John Curley is betting this won't be the last request.
5 years ago

Listen to my jokes bomb while testifying in Olympia

House Bill 1361 may not be on many people's radars in Washington state, but KIRO Radio's John Curley went to Olympia to testify on its behalf.
5 years ago

John Curley’s firsthand account of the UW protest

John Curley tried and failed to see Milo Yiannopolous amid a UW protest. Protesters had other plans. Police couldn't or wouldn't do anything about it.
5 years ago

Curley’s radical idea to help Seattle homeless crisis

KIRO Radio's John Curley floats an idea to counter Seattle's homeless problem that borrows from the new Democracy voucher system.
5 years ago

Curley tries to rally 12s, demands louder games

KIRO Radio's John Curley was not too happy with the 12s sitting next to him in the expensive seats during the Seahawks playoff win over the Lions at CenturyLink Field on Saturday.
5 years ago

Is Macy’s closure the beginning of the ‘Frankenstein Theory’?

Sales were good over the holidays in Macy's despite major layoffs and stores closing. Macy’s isn’t the only department store in a death spiral.
5 years ago

Curley’s New Year’s Resolution advice: Fill up your third bucket

KIRO Radio's John Curley's three-bucket theory could come in handy as you try and decide on your 2017 New Year's Resolution.
5 years ago

Curley: This could have been the year of the third party

KIRO Radio's John Curley laments Gary Johnson's gaffes and the media's distaste for the moderate as he looks forward to a day with a relevant third party.
5 years ago

John Curley: Remembering a leader, friend Andy Hill

KIRO Radio's John Curley explains why Republican Washington State Senator Andy Hill was one of the few politicians that he truly trusted.
5 years ago

Prohibition lessons: Why don’t we just legalize all drug use?

KIRO Radio's John Curley says it's time to scrap the war on drugs altogether, let people choose their own path and start investing in policies that can make a difference.
5 years ago

What if you could fit everything you needed in a knapsack?

Seriously. Check out the headline. What if that was the case, and you were happier because of it. I saw this piece about self-help guru James Altucher in The New York Times and am trying to figure out how to implement his philosophy into my own life. I don’t really know how to pronounce his […]
5 years ago

Council has built in ‘basic bias’ against the Seattle employer

KIRO Radio's John Curley makes sweeping generalizations about local law makers making sweeping regulations at the cost to the Seattle employer.
5 years ago

John Curley’s solution to transgender bathroom debate is a Phillips screwdriver

Curley says the days when bathroom signs were placed on doors to avoid confusion or embarrassment are things of the past.
6 years ago

John Curley banana allegory offers fix for food-stamp system

John Curley explains how the food-stamp system can be improved by just taking a simple lesson from a banana table.
8 years ago

Starbucks’ new gun policy pouring gasoline on the fire

This is a story that has been percolating like hot, fresh coffee. Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks, apparently previously wanted to stay neutral on the gun-carry issue, saying the company would follow gun-carry cues based on local law. Not so anymore.
8 years ago