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She Can't Do What He's Asking Her To Do—So What Should She Do?

Savage Love Letter of the Day by Dan Savage All I want to do is to cheat on my husband...
The Stranger  |  01-21-2020  |  Slog

70 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do in Seattle This Week: January 21-26, 2020

Unusual, offbeat, quirky events you might not otherwise know about. by Elaina Friedman Our arts critics have already recommended 57...
The Stranger  |  01-21-2020  |  Slog

The New York Times's Weird Dual Endorsement in the Democratic Race

The paper of record is just as conflicted about this primary as the rest of the country. by Katie Herzog...
The Stranger  |  01-21-2020  |  Slog

Poppy’s Brand Has Reached a Genre Fluid, Cultlike Fervor

by Robert Ham See Poppy perform on Saturday, January 25, at the Neptune Theatre. JESSE DRAXLERIf you seek to understand...
The Stranger  |  01-21-2020  |  Slog

First US Case of Wuhan Virus Reported in Washington State

by Eli Sanders Washington state is home to the first reported case of the Wuhan coronavirus in the United States...
The Stranger  |  01-21-2020  |  Slog

New Savage Lovecast: Hypnokink! With Michal Daveed

Episode #691 — January 21, 2020 by The Stranger A happily single woman finally broke down after pressure from her...
The Stranger  |  01-21-2020  |  Slog

A Big List of Unstreamable Movies

Turn off the internet and touch some tapes. by Chase Burns Originally published on Oct. 17.Unstreamable is a weekly column...
The Stranger  |  01-21-2020  |  Slog

The Reverend Dr. Riz Rollins Grooved from the Mountaintop to Kick Off MLK Day

by Gregory Scruggs A momentary pause during “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop.” Yiting LimThe Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr...
The Stranger  |  01-21-2020  |  Slog

Inbox Jukebox Track of the Day: The Audaciously Funky "Baker's Dozen" by Ingenious Jazz Bassist Junius Paul

Track of the day is he audaciously funky "Baker's Dozen" by Chicago jazz bassist and Makaya McCraven band mate Junius...
The Stranger  |  01-21-2020  |  Slog

Slog AM: Olympia to Consider 32-Hour Workweek, Impeachment Trial Kicks Off, a Global Pandemic for Your 2020

by Nathalie Graham Mitch McConnell's grubby turtle paws are all over impeachment. DREW ANGERER / GETTY Okay, what's your bet?...
The Stranger  |  01-21-2020  |  Slog

Your Complete Guide to MLK Day 2020 Events in Seattle

We've got details on all the things to do for Martin Luther King Jr. Day in January 2020. by Stranger...
The Stranger  |  01-20-2020  |  Slog

The 43 Best Music Shows in Seattle This Week: January 20-26, 2020

The Stranger's music critics' picks for the week. by Elaina Friedman This week, our music critics have picked everything from...
The Stranger  |  01-20-2020  |  Slog

The 58 Best Things to Do in Seattle This Week: January 20-26, 2020

The Stranger's arts critics recommend the best local events. by Elaina Friedman Our music critics have already chosen the 43...
The Stranger  |  01-20-2020  |  Slog

Remember When Courtney Love Dry Humped Paul Rudd in 200 Cigarettes?

by Chase Burns "Your flowers are cute but your lil' mutton chops are cuter." Archive Photos / GettyUnstreamable is a...
The Stranger  |  01-18-2020  |  Slog

Slog PM: Bald Eagle Dies, Matt Shea Crows, Queen City Closes

by Chase Burns Queen City's sales were "lower than hoped for,” and so Linda Derschang is revamping the place to...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2020  |  Slog

8,000 Swedish Nurses Announce Pending Three-Day Strike

The union says the upcoming demonstration "will be the largest health care strike in the nation's recent history." by Rich...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2020  |  Slog

Scientific Discovery About the Source of a Key Element of Life Shows Why Sun Worship Is the Most Rational Religion

by Charles Mudede A gas and dust cloud in space... NASAIt is known that many of the elements (carbon, oxygen)...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2020  |  Slog

Bad Boys for Life Is… Pretty Good? What a Time to Be Alive!

by Bobby Roberts Kyle KaplanIn 1995, a young visual stylist—best known for Meat Loaf videos and a baroque milk commercial—was...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2020  |  Slog

Currently Hanging: L.A. Ring's On the Edge of the World at the National Nordic Museum

by Jasmyne Keimig "Waiting for the Train. Level Crossing by Roskilde Highway" (1914) by L.A. Ring. Jasmyne KeimigOn the Edge...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2020  |  Slog

Help Me Find the Longest Commute in Seattle

The number of "super commuters" is on the rise. by Katie Herzog They look way too happy to be super...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2020  |  Slog

Tamales Coming to Capitol Hill and More Seattle Food News You Can Use: January 17, 2020 Edition

by Stranger EverOut Staff Everett's A & A Cafe Organic Tamaleria is bringing its handcrafted, husk-wrapped delights to Capitol Hill...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2020  |  Slog

Assholes and Ageism, Girldicks and Glory Holes — Reader Advice Roundup!

Savage Love Letter of the Day — Reader Advice Roundup! by Dan Savage This week's Savage Love Letters of the Day:...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2020  |  Slog

OK BUBBE: My Jewish Grandma Weighs in on 2020

She likes Mayor Pete. by Rich Smith Take a ride through my grandma's political mind. Courtesy of My Grandma In...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2020  |  Slog

Dolittle is Iron Man with Talking Animals! What More Do You Want?

by Simon Ham, Age 12 Universal Pictures So John Dolittle (Robert Downey Jr.) gets convinced by two kids, Stubbins (Harry...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2020  |  Slog

Last-Minute Plans: 77 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do in Seattle This Weekend: January 17-20, 2020

by Stranger EverOut Staff Celebrate the Vietnamese Lunar New Year early with traditional food, crafts, martial arts performances, and more...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2020  |  Slog

Black American Rideshare

by Charles Mudede Jitney, which Seattle Rep is producing in February, is the first play August Wilson wrote. BRAD BARKET...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2020  |  Slog

Slog AM: Homeless People Lose Medication in Sweeps, Iran's Supreme Leader Rebukes US, Deaf Man Sues Pornhub

by Nathalie Graham There's no easy way for homeless people to get their personal belongings back after an encampment is...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2020  |  Slog

10 Things To Do in Tacoma, Washington This Weekend: Jan 17-20, 2020

Tacoma Night Market, Friday Night Boxing, The Shivas, MLK Day Celebrations, and More Weekend Events by Stranger EverOut Staff Looking...
The Stranger  |  01-17-2020  |  Slog

Slog PM: Sound Transit Rejects Free Public Transit for All, KIRO Radio Kinda Backs Sawant, Tacos Chukis Owes Their Employees Lots of Money

by Chase Burns If KIRO can look past its differences with Sawant, you can, too, liberal-who-is-still-mad-at-Sawant-because-she-stumped-for-Jill-Stein. Lester Black Chief Justice...
The Stranger  |  01-16-2020  |  Slog

Sound Transit Recommends Changing the Name of "University Street" Station To...

Tim Eyman Station. by Rich Smith Get ready for "Union Street / Symphony Station." COURTESY OF SOUND TRANSITThursday afternoon Sound...
The Stranger  |  01-16-2020  |  Slog

Q&A with Carmen Maria Machado About In the Dream House

by Suzette Smith Seattle Arts & Lectures brings Carmen Maria Machado to Town Hall on Friday, January 24. ART STREIBERCarmen...
The Stranger  |  01-16-2020  |  Slog

Gov. Inslee Proposes Permanent Ban on Flavored Vapes

On Thursday, public health officials confirmed more reports of vaping-related lung illnesses in Washington state, bringing the total to 23...
The Stranger  |  01-16-2020  |  Slog

Inbox Jukebox Track of the Day: The Crushing, Cosmic Synth Opus "Gentlemen of the Other Firm" by Beauty Hunters

Track of the day is the crushing, cosmic synth opus "Gentlemen of the Other Firm" by Beauty Hunters, who play...
The Stranger  |  01-16-2020  |  Slog

If You Want to Understand Why Trump Is Our President, then Listen to New Male Announcer on Link Light Rail

by Charles Mudede Light Rail, before The Voice intruded.What is utterly boggling to the mind is how anyone at Sound...
The Stranger  |  01-16-2020  |  Slog

45 Movies Worth Watching in Seattle This Weekend: January 16–19, 2020

by Stranger EverOut Staff Makoto Shinkai (Your Name) returns with another gorgeously animated teenage love story, Weathering With You. GKIDSThe...
The Stranger  |  01-16-2020  |  Slog

Where to Watch the UFC's McGregor vs. Cowboy Match in the Seattle Area This Saturday, January 18, 2020

Eight Bars Showing the January 18 Mixed Martial Arts Event by Stranger EverOut Staff The Seahawks lost the playoffs last...
The Stranger  |  01-16-2020  |  Slog

From the Archives: Can a Feeder Take Yes For an Answer?

Savage Love Letter of the Day by Dan Savage I'm a 25-year-old girl dating a 26-year-old guy. My boyfriend identifies...
The Stranger  |  01-16-2020  |  Slog

33 Major Events to Know About in the Seattle Area This Weekend: Jan 17-20, 2020

by Stranger EverOut Staff If you're digging the snow in Seattle, you'll be even more delighted by wintry activities like...
The Stranger  |  01-16-2020  |  Slog

Washington Is One Step Closer to a Plastic Bag Ban

by Rich Smith Washington has had enough with these creepy little bags. Drew Angerer / GETTY IMAGES On Wednesday a...
The Stranger  |  01-16-2020  |  Slog

Cannabis Industry Predictions for 2020

by Josh Jardine FRANCESCO CARTAFOTOGRAFO / GETTY IMAGESThere is no shortage of New Year's predictions for the cannabis industry. Having...
The Stranger  |  01-16-2020  |  Slog

Slog AM: Washington Republicans Introduce $30 Car Tab Bill, Impeachment Trial Starts Next Week, Michigan Loves Weed

by Nathalie Graham The people need their weed!! Ethan Miller/GettyLake Sammamish millionaires asked to not impede trail construction: There's a...
The Stranger  |  01-16-2020  |  Slog

Slog PM: Why Did Nancy Pelosi Use So Many Pens? Which Film Will Win Best Picture at the Oscars? Should We Ban Single-Use Plastic Bags?

by Chase Burns This seems silly. China Photos / StringerSnow whiplash: This morning was clean and clear in Seattle. Seattle...
The Stranger  |  01-15-2020  |  Slog

Marc Vetri's New Cookbook Has Italian Recipes You Can Make at Home

Flip to a random recipe in Il Viaggio di Vetri and chances are, with ingredients on hand, you can prepare it after work.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Mara Zepeda  |  11-17-2008  |  Food+Drink

Death in the Restraint Chair

The restraint chairs used in many county jails have resulted in an alarming number of deaths nationwide.
Dayton City Paper  |  Nick Wilkinson and Brett Cherry  |  09-17-2004  |  Crime & Justice

Dear John: What's in a Word?

As MIPA signs new outlets and Gannett's TDN scheme unravels, why is Gannett restoring the clutter TDN was supposed to alleviate?
Jackson Free Press  |  Todd Stauffer  |  09-09-2006  |  Media