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Our Arts Critics' Picks for This Week

The Stranger's arts critics recommend the best local events. by Stranger Things To Do Staff It's our arts critics' turn...
The Stranger  |  10-08-2018  |  Slog

The 65 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Oct 8-14, 2018

The Stranger's arts critics recommend the best local events. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our music critics have already...
The Stranger  |  10-08-2018  |  Slog

How Russian Trolls Used Star Wars Fandom to Speed Us Towards Dystopia

by Bobby Roberts DID YOU KNOW: Lonely, insecure men are phenomenally vulnerable to toxic propaganda? It’s true! Painfully true. And...
The Stranger  |  10-08-2018  |  Slog

How Midterm Elections Paved the Way for Brett Kavanaugh

"Don't boo, vote." by Eli Sanders If there had been higher Democratic turnout in the 2010 and 2014 midterms, Kavanaugh...
The Stranger  |  10-08-2018  |  Slog

It's the Return of PARTY CRASHER, The Stranger's Party Crashing Column!

Send us an invite to your parties! by Chase Burns Invite me to your party and I promise I won't...
The Stranger  |  10-08-2018  |  Slog

The 34 Best Music Shows in Seattle This Week: Oct 8-14, 2018

The Stranger's music critics picks for the week. by Stranger Things To Do Staff This week, our music critics have...
The Stranger  |  10-08-2018  |  Slog

The Top Songs Spun by Revered NYC-Based DJ Jonathan Toubin, the Busiest Man in Soul Biz

NYC DJ Jonathan Toubin brings his Soul Clap and Dance-Off party to Clock-Out Lounge Oct. 13. His priceless 45s will...
The Stranger  |  10-08-2018  |  Slog

Listen to Survivors, Urges a New Book of Essays on Injustice

In one of the essays collected in her new book, The Reckonings, Houston writer Lacy Johnson recounts the ancient Greek...
The Texas Observer  |  10-08-2018  |  La Linea

A New Magazine in Seattle Celebrates a Woman's Right to Say NO

We're wishing we could have sent several copies to Susan Collins. by Rich Smith Yep. The Magazine of Glamorous Refusal...
The Stranger  |  10-08-2018  |  Slog

Oregon GOP Rep. Bill Post Mocks Sexual Assault Victims on Twitter

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Oregon Rep. Bill Post Courtesy YouTubeTaking a page from President Trump—who last week openly made fun...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-08-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

The United States of Dunning-Kruger: How Russian Trolls Used Star Wars Fandom to Speed Us Towards Dystopia

by Bobby Roberts DID YOU KNOW: Lonely, insecure men are phenomenally vulnerable to toxic propaganda? It’s true! Painfully true. And...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-08-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Seahawks Win By Losing (But Still Lose)

by Spike Friedman Chris Carson, running the ball in the second half against the LA Rams Stephen Brashear/Getty Images The...
The Stranger  |  10-08-2018  |  Slog

Houston Gaines Goes On Attack at Oconee Forum

Photo Credit: Savannah Cole/file Republican challenger Houston Gaines went on the attack against incumbent District 117 Rep. Deborah Gonzalez as soon as...
Flagpole Magazine  |  10-08-2018  |  In the Loop

The 28 Best Things to Do in Portland This Week: Oct 8-11

Courtney Barnett Gets Clever, Chanti Darling Frees Minds, Back Fence Says Bye, and Michael Myers Says Hi! With a KNIFE...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-08-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Security Plan Announced for Trump Jr. Appearance

Photo Credit: Gage Skidmore Athens-Clarke County police will close down streets around the Classic Center Tuesday afternoon in preparation for...
Flagpole Magazine  |  10-08-2018  |  In the Loop

Slog AM: Today Is Your Last Chance to Register to Vote; Beers 4 Brett Bros Kicked Out of Seattle Sausage House

last day to register to vote . . . beers 4 brett bros kicked out of sausage fest ....
The Stranger  |  10-08-2018  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Deadly Limo Crash, Car Plows Through Portland Protest, and Kavanaugh Confirmed

by Alex Zielinski Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-08-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Checkpoint Nation

by Melissa del Bosque October 8, 2018  Laura Sandoval threaded her way through idling taxis and men selling bottles...
The Texas Observer  |  10-08-2018  |  La Linea

I Hate OG Portlanders

by Anonymous I'm a 6th generation Oregonian from the rural parts and I've been living in Portland for about a...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-08-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Things to Do Monday!

6 Things to Do for Oct 8 by Mercury Things to Do Staff Alkaline Trio, Together Pangea Having spent the...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-07-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Kavanaugh: Trump's Scumbag

by Anonymous I love how all these right-wingers are complaining about how there was no evidence and therefore this scumbag...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-07-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Timbers Bounce Back With Big Upset Win in Salt Lake

by Abe Asher Portland TimbersIt is well understood that, three years ago, the Portland Timbers' MLS Cup run began in...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-07-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

The garden of unearthly delights

Ann Baker’s fluid and feminine forms fit in with the flowers
Metro Spirit  |  Stacey Hudson  |  07-05-2007  |  Art

Cartoon: X-Treme Democracy

Hamid Karzai finally sees reason...
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  10-21-2009  |  Cartoons

Chicago Underground Library

Cataloguing a cultural moment, indie style.
Chicago Newcity  |  Maude Standish  |  08-01-2007  |  Books