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We've Got Primary Election Results for Washington State!

The first batch of results for the August 4, 2020, primary election. by Chase Burns KHT is coming in with...
The Stranger  |  08-05-2020  |  Slog

Slog PM: It's Primary Election Night, Feat. Republican Dingbats! Moderates in the 'Burbs! Sparsely Attended Zoom Parties!

by Chase Burns Vote or I'm breaking up with you, baby!WELCOME TO PRIMARY ELECTION NIGHT, FRIENDS OF THE SLOG: If...
The Stranger  |  08-04-2020  |  Slog

Seattle's Mayor and Police Chief Keep Gaslighting the City About Defunding SPD

By invoking a specter of slow 911 response times and reduced public safety, Durkan and Best denounced the council's proposed...
The Stranger  |  08-04-2020  |  Slog

Currently Hanging: Kerry James Marshall's "Black and part Black Birds in America: (Crow, Goldfinch)" at David Zwirner Gallery

by Jasmyne Keimig "Black and part Black Birds in America: (Crow, Goldfinch),” is viewable online at David Zwirner Gallery until...
The Stranger  |  08-04-2020  |  Slog

Savage Love

Stating the Obvious by Dan Savage I'm a gay guy who’s involved with a guy I met a few months...
The Stranger  |  08-04-2020  |  Slog

Your Complete Guide to the Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair

All the Galleries Participating in the Monthlong August Event by Stranger EverOut Staff Over 40 galleries are coming together social...
The Stranger  |  08-04-2020  |  Slog

Your Complete Guide to the Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair 2020

All the Galleries Participating in the Monthlong August Event by Stranger EverOut Staff Over 40 galleries are coming together social...
The Stranger  |  08-04-2020  |  Slog

Here's What's Going to Happen

We predicted the future. by Matt Baume Socially distanced test-taking in South Korea. Don't expect scenes like this in the...
The Stranger  |  08-04-2020  |  Slog

How to Get Your Box of Free Seattle-Grown Fruit (and Help with the Harvest)

Free food, outdoorsy activity, and helping those in need — it's a rare win-win-win. by Matt Baume The city's bounty...
The Stranger  |  08-04-2020  |  Slog

Officers’ Reliance on “Less Lethal” Munitions Leave Portlanders With Lasting Head Injuries

These injuries are particularly concerning. by Tuck Woodstock A Portland police officers carrying a "less lethal" weapon during a July...
The Stranger  |  08-04-2020  |  Slog

New Savage Lovecast: Mistress Velvet Commands You...

Episode #719 — August 4, 2020 by The Stranger Our opening COVID-19 "sexcess" story is extra special this week. You...
The Stranger  |  08-04-2020  |  Slog

Emails from Readers of The Stranger About Our Primary Endorsements

"You make me laugh with your witty and smutty but so right-on remarks." by Christopher Frizzelle Last night while walking...
The Stranger  |  08-04-2020  |  Slog

Is the Coin Shortage Forcing You to Put Off Laundry?

by Rich Smith Yet another thing to worry about. Courtesy of Isaac Organista Washington tenants face a looming wave of...
The Stranger  |  08-04-2020  |  Slog

Primary Election Cheat Sheet: It's Your Last Day to Vote!!!

by Stranger Election Control Board Want more information about these candidates and issues? Read our full endorsements here...
The Stranger  |  08-04-2020  |  Slog

Slog AM: Tropical Storm Isaias Batters East Coast, Trump's Attacks on Voting Are Apparently Backfiring, It's Election Day!!!

by Rich Smith You have until 8:00 p.m. today to drop this bad boy in a dropbox or get it...
The Stranger  |  08-04-2020  |  Slog

A Message to the City from Orlando Morales

He's a proud son of Skyway. Never heard of Skyway? Watch this. by The Stranger Orlando is the director of...
The Stranger  |  08-04-2020  |  Slog

Slog PM: It's All Downhill for the Boomers, Trader Joe's Resurrects Trader José, When Is Biden Announcing the Fucking VP?!

by Chase Burns We'll all be with Abbie Hoffman eventually. Jasmyne Keimig Let's get into the evening news. First up.....
The Stranger  |  08-03-2020  |  Slog

What You Should See at the Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair

by Jasmyne Keimig La Vaughn Belle's The Swarm series will be on view at Phylogeny Contemporary for Seattle Deconstructed Art...
The Stranger  |  08-03-2020  |  Slog

Richard Chiem Is the *Special Guest* at the Reading Party on August 5

He's the author of the novel "King of Joy." by Christopher Frizzelle Richard Chiem, wearing a mask, just like you...
The Stranger  |  08-03-2020  |  Slog

Seattle's COVID-19 Crisis Not Big and Terrible Enough For the Mayor

We are stuck with a mayor who believes the pandemic can be handled with the same economic and policy tools...
The Stranger  |  08-03-2020  |  Slog

The Primary Is Tomorrow: Statewide Turnout Is High, King County Is Still Lagging

by Nathalie Graham Every election, I set up a voting booth in my house just like this to really spice...
The Stranger  |  08-03-2020  |  Slog

What Would a World Without the Post Office Look Like?

Today's post-apocalyptic doom-thinking comes courtesy of the 1997 film The Postman. by Matt Baume Our only hope. The Postman DVD...
The Stranger  |  08-03-2020  |  Slog

The 38 Best Things to Do in Seattle This Week: August 3-6, 2020

KEXP Concerts, a Virtual NAACP Festival, and More Top Picks by Stranger EverOut Staff A new week in Phase 2...
The Stranger  |  08-03-2020  |  Slog

New Grant Fund Moves Money From Big Conglomerates to Local Small Businesses

Here's another possible lifeline that could keep your favorite neighborhood shop from closing. by Matt Baume Here's another possible lifeline...
The Stranger  |  08-03-2020  |  Slog

The Stranger Endorses Kirsten Harris-Talley

by Stranger Election Control Board Legislative District No. 37 Representative Position No. 2Kirsten Harris-Talley is the real deal. She’s the...
The Stranger  |  08-03-2020  |  Slog

A Big List of Unstreamable Movies

Turn off the internet and touch some tapes. by Chase Burns Unstreamable is a weekly column that recommends films and...
The Stranger  |  08-03-2020  |  Slog

The Stranger Endorses Marko Liias

by Stranger Election Control Board Lieutenant GovernorSen. Marko Liias bills himself as the progressive in the race. And he is...
The Stranger  |  08-03-2020  |  Slog

Slog AM: Best Pens Letter to City Council, Durkan Vetoed COVID Relief Plan, California Burns

by Jasmyne Keimig Seattle Police Chief Carmen Best wrote a letter to Seattle City Council after demonstrators showed up at...
The Stranger  |  08-03-2020  |  Slog

A Message to the City from Ebo Barton

The award-winning poet shares their work. by The Stranger Ebo is a poet, artist, and educator. Courtesy of Ebo Barton...
The Stranger  |  08-03-2020  |  Slog

Breathless Is Unstreamable

And Richard Gere flashes his peen a few times. by Chase Burns Richard Gere is extremely chaotic in Breathless. Courtesy...
The Stranger  |  07-31-2020  |  Slog

Slog PM: Horse-Cops for Sale, Murdered Murder Hornet, PLEASE VOTE

by Jasmyne Keimig Please! Send in your ballots this weekend! CHRISTOPHER FRIZZELLEDon't forget to fucking VOTE: The election is TUESDAY...
The Stranger  |  07-31-2020  |  Slog

James Coburn Keeps It Cool at the 1976 Innsbruck Olympics

by Chase Burns Actor James Coburn, monologuing on a ski cliff. Screenshot of White RockIn acknowledgement of the 2020 Olympics,...
The Stranger  |  07-31-2020  |  Slog

Gay Misérables Encore Streams a Week from Tonight!!

Did you get your ticket yet? Do it. by Christopher Frizzelle The Stranger is innovating like crazy as we try...
The Stranger  |  07-31-2020  |  Slog

Food News You Can Use This Week

A New Molly Moon's, Milk Drunk on Beacon Hill, and more food news you can use. by Stranger EverOut Staff...
The Stranger  |  07-31-2020  |  Slog

A New Molly Moon's, Milk Drunk on Beacon Hill, and More Seattle Food News You Can Use: July 31, 2020 Edition

A New Molly Moon's, Milk Drunk on Beacon Hill, and more food news you can use. by Stranger EverOut Staff...
The Stranger  |  07-31-2020  |  Slog

Let's Have a Quarantine Kiki

More people than ever in the ballroom scene are recording their lives and documenting their art. by Matt Baume One...
The Stranger  |  07-31-2020  |  Slog

Black Lives Matter Protests & Resistance Events in Seattle This Weekend: July 31-Aug 2, 2020

Protests, Virtual Discussions, and More Ways to Celebrate Black Lives by Stranger EverOut Staff With the continued lack of justice...
The Stranger  |  07-31-2020  |  Slog

The 49 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Weekend: July 31-Aug 2, 2020

by Stranger EverOut Staff Instead of an in-person festival in Genesee Park, Virtual Seafair Weekend activities will include a Saturday-night...
The Stranger  |  07-31-2020  |  Slog

The Visionary Supper Club Happening at Paragon

A fun way to enjoy dinner and a show, but safely. by Christopher Frizzelle Every two weeks they're doing dinner...
The Stranger  |  07-31-2020  |  Slog

The Stranger Endorses Sherae Lascelles

by Stranger Election Control Board Legislative District No. 43Representative Position No. 2There is no way longtime former House Speaker Frank...
The Stranger  |  07-31-2020  |  Slog

Portland Police Temporarily Barred From Live-Streaming Protests

by Blair Stenvick BLAIR STENVICKThis article was originally published on our sister publication The Portland Mercury's blog Blogtown, where you...
The Stranger  |  07-31-2020  |  Slog

The Stranger Endorses David Hackney, the Guy Who Will Do Something with the Democrats' Large Majority

by Stranger Election Control Board Legislative District No. 11Representative Position No. 1For 18 years, one of the most diverse districts...
The Stranger  |  07-31-2020  |  Slog

How to Become Google's No. 1 Female Rapper

Plenty of Pittsburgh-based musicians are skilled with Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and other standard online promotion tools. But Kellee Maize operates on a different level. Just Google "female rapper," and behold her spot at No. 1.
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  Aaron Jentzen  |  01-24-2011  |  Profiles & Interviews

The Short, Sad, Secret Life of Memphis Networx

It's important to understand that the telecom failures of 2001 -- the year Memphis Networx became operational -- represent the largest industry crash since the Great Depression.
The Memphis Flyer  |  Chris Davis  |  06-29-2007  |  Business & Labor

'Evangelion 1.0: You Are (Not) Alone': C'mon, Dad, Give Me the Giant Battle-Bot!

Evangelion 1.0 lacks the sophistication, darkness, and violence of Ghost in the Shell or Akira. It's a tamer work that may improve -- through releases 2.0, 3.0, and 4.0 -- as Shinji starts to shave and possibly acts upon his hormonal urges.
Seattle Weekly  |  Brian Miller  |  07-06-2009  |  Reviews