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Slog PM: Dave Meinert Officially Removed From Capitol Hill Businesses, Maine Restaurant Gets Lobsters High Before Killing Them

Dash the Dog is cooler than you, a wild time at City Target, thank god for Donald Glover by Nathalie...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

Ice cream bullies

by Anonymous Gutter punk guys who smell like they shit their pants. You think it’s funny to smack ice cream...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-18-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Litterbug

by Anonymous Hey Honda Odyssey with for sale signs setting all your mcdonalds crap out into the parking lot. I...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-18-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Democrat Carolyn Long Packs a Candidate Forum in Trump Country

Come for the candidates, stay for the moderator. by Rich Smith Long shaking hands before facing off against Republican incumbent...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

Mormons Draw a Bigger Crowd to Safeco Field Than the Mariners

Mormons have better fans than the Mariners. by Nathalie Graham Anybody who's anybody was at Safeco Field on Saturday JOAN...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

108 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Sept 18-23, 2018

Unusual, offbeat, quirky events you might not otherwise know about. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our arts critics have...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

TBA: Next LVL Is a Site for Experimental Music and Radical Change

by Andrew Jankowski Serpentwithfeet Photo by Chris Freeman, Courtesy of Portland Institute for Contemporary Art It was a dance party...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-18-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Weekday Trumpdate

by Eli Sanders The "big, beautiful wall" is not happening. Win McNamee / Getty Images • Money for President Trump's...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

New Savage Lovecast: Second Opinion with Hola Papi!

Episode #621 — September 18, 2018 by The Stranger A woman enjoys anonymous webcamming with older men. But do they...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

A Peek Into the HUMP! 2018 Jury Room

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey "To See What I Have Seen, To See What I See!": Inside the HUMP! jury room...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

Burgerville Employees Go On Strike On National Cheeseburger Day

by Alex Zielinski Burgerville Workers Union It's been five days since Burgerville enacted its brand-new ban on workers wearing political...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-18-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Documentary on Mary Frances Early, First Black UGA Grad, Airs Tonight

Photo Credit: courtesy of the University of Georgia Mary Frances Early poses near the Arch in 2012. A documentary on...
Flagpole Magazine  |  09-18-2018  |  Culture Briefs

Dude York, SassyBlack, and More Are Playing a Free Concert Outside of City Hall to Save the Showbox

SassyBlack, Dude York, Spirit Award, and more are playing a free show at City Hall Plaza on Wednesday in support...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

Another Sufferer of Death-Grip Syndrome

Savage Love Letter of the Day by Dan Savage Hi, Dan. I'm looking for some advice. I'm 26 years old...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

Homeless Shelter, McMenamins, and Other Ideas People Have for the Old Multnomah Courthouse

by Alex Zielinski Multnomah County Multnomah County is two years away from opening a brand-new courthouse in downtown Portland. You've...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-18-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Maybe We Need a "Slow Tech" Movement?

“What if we say, ‘That’s not the internet we want to live with’? What if the pillars were accuracy, authenticity...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

Noise-Rock Supergroup Crazy Doberman Plays The World Famous Thursday

Under the direction of brass player Drew Davis and reeds player Tim Gick, Crazy Doberman unleashes an industrial-grade ambiance built...
Flagpole Magazine  |  09-18-2018  |  Homedrone

Kavanaugh's Accuser May Be Telling the Truth but Don't Trust Polygraph Tests

This isn't to say Christine Blasey Ford is lying. But the polygraph should not be held of up as evidence...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

Soda Companies Are Spending $13 Million As They Freak Out Over Seattle's Soda Tax

Soda companies are freaking out over the possibility of local taxes on their drinks. by Lester Black Soda companies are...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

Vaping While Black in NYC Gets You a Night in Jail

The war on drugs is alive and kicking in NYC, where vaping while Black could land you in jail. by...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

The Seahawks Offense Sucks so Much, Y'all, They’re so Bad and I Hate Them

I mean for Pete's sake, at least stop rolling Russell Wilson into the gaping maw of the league’s best defensive...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

All Hail Captain Marvel, Our Greatest Hero (Who Sometimes Punches Old Ladies in the Face)

by Erik Henriksen "DID YOU WATCH THE CAPTAIN MARVEL TRAILER" Suzette shouted at me the second I walked into the...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-18-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Letters to the Editor: Readers React to the New Biweekly Mercury

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Another thing to love about Portlanders? We love to get all up in our FEELINGS. Here...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-18-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Donald's Dick Looks Like a Toadstool

“It may have been the least impressive sex I’d ever had, but clearly, he didn’t share that opinion.” by Katie...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

If UW Really Cares About Climate Change, They Should Provide Transit Passes for Employees

Major Seattle institutions provide free transit for employees. Why doesn’t UW? by Katie Wilson Major Seattle institutions provide free transit...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Gwendoline Christie's Show Won Some Emmys, Lance Bass' Last Chance, and CAPTAIN MARVEL TRAILER HOLY SHIT

by Suzette Smith Photo by Frazer Harrison / Getty Images GWENDOLINE CHRISTIE NEWS: The Emmys happened last night and Gwendoline...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-18-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Inbox Jukebox Track of the Day: The Spacious, Doomed "Something About That Night" by Masterly Ex-Seattle Producer Randall Dunn

The lead track from renowned ex-Seattle producer Randall Dunn's solo debut album is an atypical doomed-love song of paradoxical wonder—both...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

Inside the Coordinated Attack on a North Texas Wind Farm

Earlier this year, a Canadian energy producer was poised to build two large wind farms in Clay County, a mostly...
The Texas Observer  |  09-18-2018  |  La Linea

Woman Killed Crossing West Broad Street

An elderly woman was killed Friday night while crossing West Broad Street, according to Athens-Clarke County police. Patricia Barker, 74,...
Flagpole Magazine  |  09-18-2018  |  In the Loop

Live Review: Music Midtown 2018

Photo Credit: Rosemary Scott Day One Those who know many performers on a festival's lineup and have a full schedule...
Flagpole Magazine  |  09-18-2018  |  Homedrone

Slog AM: Dear Yusaku Maezawa—Take Me to the Moon, Mayor Durkan's Head-Tax Texts Surface, a Call to Gums

Dear Yusaku Maezawa—take me to the moon... what's in Mayor Durkan's Pocket?... save the orcas by Michael Bell Chew this...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

Things to Do Wednesday!

6 Things to Do for September 19 by Mercury Things to Do Staff Toe Japanese band Toe is all about...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-18-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Heartland is an Honest, Poetic Meditation on Class in America

Having fun during a Kansas winter, as Sarah Smarsh writes in her new memoir, Heartland, requires creativity: “Lots of snow,...
The Texas Observer  |  09-18-2018  |  La Linea

Savage Love

How long should she wait to tell her old boyfriend about her new boyfriend? by Dan Savage I am newly...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

Free Will Astrology

September 19–25 by Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21–April 19): "The flower doesn't dream of the bee. It blossoms and the...
The Stranger  |  09-18-2018  |  Slog

Slog PM: Chuck E. Cheese Is Anti-Gun, Some Fire, Elon Musk Sued by Diver He Called a Pedophile

The Emmys, firenados, Brock Long by Nathalie Graham Thumbs up for gun control RiverNorthPhotography/ Getty Images Tragedy strikes at Chuck...
The Stranger  |  09-17-2018  |  Slog

Things to Do Tuesday!

5 Things to Do for September 18 by Mercury Things to Do Staff Craig Ferguson The Scottish-American comedian, actor, and...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-17-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

King County Council Gives the Mariners $135 Million

“I predict that people who are voting for this today are going to regret it.” by Nathalie Graham Thank you,...
The Stranger  |  09-17-2018  |  Slog

A Horse Won't Be Filing a Lawsuit in Washington County

by Alex Zielinski Justice was found emaciated and frostbitten. ADLF It's official: A horse can't sue someone in Washington County...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-17-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Wm. Steven Humphrey's Adventures in Newspapering: "Crossword Puzzles"

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Dearest Readers, It’s with great excitement to introduce the newest print incarnation of the Portland Mercury,...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-17-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Weekday Trumpdate

by Eli Sanders Trumpdate September 17, 2018: Defending Kavanaugh. Mark Wilson / Getty Images • “One of the finest people that...
The Stranger  |  09-17-2018  |  Slog

A Peek Into the HUMP! 2018 Jury Room

by Wm. Steven Humphrey "To See What I Have Seen, To See What I See!": Inside the HUMP! jury room...
The Portland Mercury  |  09-17-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

CEO-Bashing for Fun and Profit

Bashing CEOs is fun, but misses the point.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  02-25-2009  |  Commentary

Bands Fume Over Bounced Checks from Bay Area Indie Music Festival

The main promoter behind the inaugural event has yet to pay almost half the talent that performed there last year, including the headliners. These artists have made repeated attempts to contact the company, locally based 3 Udders Productions, without getting a cent.
SF Weekly  |  Jennifer Maerz  |  06-11-2008  |  Music

Jan Troell's 'Everlasting Moments'

Jan Troell’s film about 1907 Sweden is the height of filmmaking technology and emotional sophistication.
New York Press  |  Armond White  |  03-05-2009  |  Reviews