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The 42 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: December 5-11, 2016

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Vietgone is not your typical play about the legacy of the American war in...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2016  |  Slog

The 42 Best Things To Do This Week

Vietgone, Fantagraphics' 40th Anniversary Celebration, Homo For The Holidays, And More Critics' Picks For December 5-11, 2016 by Stranger Things...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2016  |  Slog

The 42 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: December 5-11, 2016

Vietgone, Fantagraphics' 40th Anniversary Celebration, Homo For The Holidays, And More Critics' Picks by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2016  |  Slog

Brexit, Trump, and Now Italy Make it Clear that Neoliberalism Is Really Dying

by Charles Mudede Another one bites the dust. 360b/shutterstock.com From the morning news dispatch:The Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, a...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2016  |  Slog

The Eagles Lodge on Hawthorne May Soon Be Sold, Members Say (Updated)

by Doug Brown The East Portland Eagles Lodge at 4904 SE Hawthorne Google Maps ***Update***Dawn Panttaja sent us a letter...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Three Things This Activist Learned at Standing Rock

by Sydney Brownstone Tracy Rector is a mixed race Choctaw/Seminole curator and filmmaker, a co-founder of Longhouse Media, and a...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2016  |  Slog

Kid Rock embarrasses himself with a line of Trump-themed merchandise

Oh, Bob Ritchie, now you're just embarrassing yourself. Look, you've got every right to support Trump.…...
Metro Times  |  12-05-2016  |  Blogs

Memo to the Theater Stagehands Who Didn't Know That I Was Joking

by Christopher Frizzelle One of the amazing things about The Little Mermaid at 5th Avenue Theatre is how many performers...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2016  |  Slog

Introducing the $80 cocktail at the upcoming Bad Luck bar in Capitol Park

Capitol Park is going to welcome its latest in food and drink Thursday, with the opening of the Bad Luck...
Metro Times  |  12-05-2016  |  Blogs

Amazon Plans to *Disrupt* the Bodega Industry with "Amazon Go"

by Rich Smith Just a guy feelin' great about purchasing his individual food unit. LADO / Shutterstock.com Thank GOD. I...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Fake Facebook News Could Have Caused a Mass Shooting

by Charles Mudede Getting that Facebook fake news fix. Rawpixel.com/shutterstock.com From the morning news dispatch:A man walked to a pizzeria,...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2016  |  Slog

The Walking Dead Recap: Dear God, Carl is DUMB

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey "Look, I'm clearly the dumbest person on this show, and even I know that Carl is...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2016  |  Slog

Photo Slideshow: Duquesne breaks 15-year City Game losing streak by upsetting the Pitt Panthers 64-55

As our own Mike Wysocki told you in our current issue, the City Game, the multi-decade basketball rivalry between Pitt...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  12-05-2016  |  Blogh

Amazon Plans to *Disrupt* the Bodega Industry with "Amazon Go"

by Rich Smith Just a guy feelin' great about purchasing his individual food unit. LADO / Shutterstock.com Thank GOD. I...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2016  |  Slog

Incoming Attorney General Jeff "I Thought the KKK Was OK Until I Heard They Smoke Pot" Sessions Will Have to Pry My Zoots Out of My Cold, Dead Hands

by Dan Savage Politico takes a look at Jeff Sessions' "coming war on legal marijuana." Without any protection from Congress,...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Food News: People Keep Opening Restaurants on the Hill, May God Have Mercy on Their Souls. Plus, Free Coffee Today!

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Caffé D'arte's steamed nitro cold brew. That's right, they made cold brew hot, and it could also...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2016  |  Slog

Westworld and the Bloodless Robot Coup in the Season Finale

by Tricia Romano Dr. Ford and Bernard HBO We want the robot. We love the robot. We fear the robot...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Repeal Day!

by Chicago Fan On Repeal Day—the anniversary of Utah (God love those Mormons!) ratifying the 21st Amendment and ending national...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2016  |  Slog

What I Wish I'd Done

by Anonymous There I was doing my servant job. The day before, a hard day of technical difficulties, and stupid,...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Incoming Attorney General Jeff "I Thought the KKK Was OK Until I Heard They Smoke Pot" Sessions Will Have to Pry My Zoots Out of My Cold, Dead Hands

by Dan Savage Politico takes a look at Jeff Sessions' "coming war on legal marijuana." Without any protection from Congress,...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2016  |  Slog

Westworld and the Bloodless Robot Coup in the Season Finale

by Tricia Romano Dr. Ford and Bernard HBO We want the robot. We love the robot. We fear the robot...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2016  |  Slog

Watch: Women March Against Hate in Seattle's Capitol Hill

by Ramon Dompor Ramon Dompor On Saturday afternoon, 2,000 people marched in Seattle's in Capitol Hill to demonstrate against the...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2016  |  Slog

VIDEO: These Red Wings fans made an epic cup tower on a sleeping fan's head

We present to you the Leaning Tower of Beer Cups, friends. At a Red Wings game this past Friday, a...
Metro Times  |  12-05-2016  |  Blogs

The Walking Dead Recap: Dear God, Carl is DUMB

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey Hey Walking Dead fans, this just in: CARL IS DUMB. You'll know what I mean if...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Satanic nativity scene returns to Michigan Capitol lawn

Two years ago, an out-of-state resident appealed to the Michigan State Capitol Commission, requesting a nativity scene on the Capitol...
Metro Times  |  12-05-2016  |  Blogs

MP3 Monday: Silence

This week’s track comes from gothy peace-punk band Silence. Back in April, the four-piece released its gloomily melodic debut full-length...
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  12-05-2016  |  FFW>>

Bright Lights Over Gary Clark Jr.

Heft and heart for the first of three solo hometown gigs...

Michigan's presidential election recount has begun

Michigan's recount of the state's presidential election results commenced at noon on Monday, following a late-night ruling by a federal...
Metro Times  |  12-05-2016  |  Blogs

'I'm Going To Get My Gun': Event Organizers at Ghost Ship Accused Derick Almena of Theft, Threats

'I am afraid this person might be unstable' Derick Almena, operator of the Oakland warehouse that burned on Friday, killing...
East Bay Express  |  12-05-2016  |  Ear Bud

'I'm Going To Get My Gun': Event Organizers at Ghost Ship Accused Derick Almena of Theft, Threats

Derick Almena, operator of the Oakland warehouse that burned on Friday, killing at least 36 people, was accused last year...
East Bay Express  |  12-05-2016  |  Ear Bud

Breaking: Pat McCrory Concedes Governor's Race

In a video statement, Governor Pat McCrory has finally conceded the governor's race to Roy Cooper. "Despite continued questions that...
INDY Week  |  12-05-2016  |  Triangulator

American Painting Today: A High-Falutin Thing in a Precarious Place

by Jen Graves Yeah, I took all those pictures and cobbled them together. And there are plenty more where those...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2016  |  Slog

The Morning News: Housing Crisis Helped Cause Deadly Fire in Oakland, Studios Still Affordable in Tacoma, Video of Women March

by Charles Mudede Parking makes food worse. Pammy Studio/Shutterstock.com Seattle Seeing An Increase of Apartment Buildings With No Parking: According...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2016  |  Slog

Nelly did a surprise performance at COBO this weekend and we're pissed we missed it

It must have been the money that made Nelly perform at a company's Christmas party, eh? United Shore, based in...
Metro Times  |  12-05-2016  |  Blogs

Customers to B-Side: Keep the records spinning!

As the owner of B-Side recovers from a serious bike accident, donations are pouring in to a crowdfunding campaign to...
Isthmus  |  12-05-2016  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Avalon bakery continues expansion with DTW offerings and more

DTW's McNamara Terminal has once again outdone itself in the food department. In addition to Chick-fil-A, Pinkberry, Bigalora, and Papa...
Metro Times  |  12-05-2016  |  Blogs

It's Snowing In Seattle and We Are All Going to Die

by Dan Savage [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]...
The Stranger  |  12-05-2016  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Trump Picks Unqualified Ben Carson, Michigan Recount Begins, and Finally... SOME GOOD NEWS!

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! And you have the audacity to even come and step to me, ask...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Commissioners Propose Compromise on Radio Fences

Two Athens-Clarke County commissioners have filed a potential compromise on a proposed law allowing local pet owners to confine their...
Flagpole Magazine  |  12-05-2016  |  In the Loop

Things to Do This Week!

Things to Do for December 5-8 by Mercury Staff Christmas continues to pile up around us in a blizzard of...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-05-2016  |  Blog Town, PDX

Live Review: Jason Isbell and Will Johnson at Georgia Theatre

Photo Credit: Sean Dunn It was little surprise that Jason Isbell sold out three consecutive nights at the Georgia Theatre...
Flagpole Magazine  |  12-05-2016  |  Homedrone

The airport is the most Instagrammed spot in Detroit?

We're not going to discredit scientific information, but we're kind of shocked that the Detroit Metro Airport is the most...
Metro Times  |  12-05-2016  |  Blogs

Sanity Claus

Separating holiday-music gifts from seasonal disorders.
Westword  |  Michael Roberts  |  12-17-2007  |  Reviews

Jay-Z: America's Most Overrated Rapper

Rap's Grateful Dead? Hova? Young? The No. 1 MC of all time? None of the above.
Houston Press  |  Ben Westhoff  |  11-06-2007  |  Reviews

The Miami Book Fair: A Page Turner

Proving yet again that we really do love us some book.
New Times Broward-Palm Beach  |  Frank Houston  |  11-06-2007  |  Books