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It's 2017 and American Nazis Are Still Cowards

To Trump-Enabled Nazis, I Say This: Get Off Your Phone and On Your Feet by Bill Savage Jake and Elwood...
The Stranger  |  03-28-2017  |  Slog

Going to the pitcher show

A growing number of theaters offer beer during the movie. We run down the local options (Wisconsin Film Fest, too!)...
Isthmus  |  03-28-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

The Georgia Straight proudly sponsors soprano Karina Gauvin with Les Boréades de Montréal

On April 21, 7:30 p.m., soprano Karina Gauvin and Les Boréades de Montréal take over Christ Church Cathedral...
The Georgia Straight  |  03-28-2017  |  Views

The Morning News: Bertha Could Be Done Drilling This Week, UW Frats Discover a Problem with Their Hired Security

by Sydney Brownstone The machine is actually running... ahead of its revised schedule. Washington State Department of Transportation Bertha Is...
The Stranger  |  03-28-2017  |  Slog

The Votes Are In, and the Newest Dick's Drive-In Will Be Built In...

by Ana Sofia Knauf Tobias Coughlin-Bouge The South End! An exact location—or even a city—has yet to be determined, but...
The Stranger  |  03-28-2017  |  Slog

City Wants Input on Road Projects, Bike Lanes

The City of Memphis Division of Engineering has plans to repave ten city roads, including Riverside Drive, once again adding...

Detroit police blame the war on drugs for high dog-killing rates

Detroit police are blaming the high number of dogs killed by its officers on the city's war on drugs, according...
Metro Times  |  03-28-2017  |  Blogs

Danny Brown was the rapper that got Dave Chapelle ridiculously high in Detroit

There has been a ton of talk on Dave Chappelle's newest standup specials on Netflix. Some are calling his jokes...
Metro Times  |  03-28-2017  |  Blogs

Congress Votes on Giving Away Your Internet Privacy Today

by Ana Sofia Knauf ROYALTY-FREE/GETTYIMAGES.COM Last week, the United States Senate voted to repeal broadband privacy rules, which require internet...
The Stranger  |  03-28-2017  |  Slog

It's 2017 and American Nazis Are Still Cowards

by Bill Savage Jake and Elwood are stuck in traffic. An “American Socialist White People’s Party” demonstration occupies a bridge...
The Stranger  |  03-28-2017  |  Slog

'Mr. Belvedere' dead at 95

Local media have reported that Maurice Lezell, known to metro Detroit TV viewers as "Mr. Belvedere," has died at the...
Metro Times  |  03-28-2017  |  Blogs

Adiós Utopia, Hello Texas

The landmark exhibit Adiós Utopia: Dreams and Deceptions in Cuban Art Since 1950 is at the Museum of Fine Arts,...
The Texas Observer  |  03-28-2017  |  La Linea

Good Morning, News: Another Cop Suspended, Quanice Hayes Shooting Transcripts, and Bus Tix for the Homeless

by Dirk VanderHart As promised, the transcripts from a grand jury investigation into the death of 17-year-old Quanice Hayes at...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-28-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Grizzlies' Bad Springtime Trip

I thought it was the Jeff Green trade. I figured it was because his total space-cadet lack of awareness on...

The Morning Roundup: So Long, Earth. It Was Nice Knowing You.

Happy Tuesday, everyone. Away we go.…...
INDY Week  |  03-28-2017  |  Triangulator

Democrats Want to Make Sure You Definitely Don't Forget that Dave Reichert Voted for Trumpcare

by Heidi Groover Who doesn't love a good attack ad? DCCC The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is already making good...
The Stranger  |  03-28-2017  |  Slog

Movie Review: Shirley MacLaine Is Great in The Last Word. Too Bad It's a Terrible Picture.

The Last Word★ ½ Now playing The reality The Last Word proposes is a thinly disguised fantasy. Its world is...
INDY Week  |  03-28-2017  |  Artery

April 15 'Tax March' protests call on Trump to release his tax returns

On Saturday, April 15 — the Saturday before our taxes are due — protestors are marching in cities across the...
Metro Times  |  03-28-2017  |  Blogs

After Protests, Durham County Commissioners Say They Support Video Visitations at the Jail Only as an “Additional Option”

On Monday night, the Durham County Board of Commissioners clarified its position on plans to implement video visitations at the Durham...
INDY Week  |  03-28-2017  |  Triangulator

First Look: Inside southeast Michigan's new (and only) Guatemalan bakery

(See 14 photos of Panaderia La Bendicion's pastries here.) Though Ypsilanti's Mexican and Central American population isn't nearly as large...
Metro Times  |  03-28-2017  |  Blogs

Savage Love

Positive Thinking by Dan Savage Gay guy here. Met a guy online. He came over. We had incredible sex and...
The Stranger  |  03-28-2017  |  Slog

The 20 worst city mottos in the Detroit area

Is there anything in this smartphone-hypnotized, let-me-Google-that-for-you world that’s as quaint and possibly outdated as a motto? When you can...
Metro Times  |  03-28-2017  |  Blogs

Hard lines equal hard times

The failure by Republicans to repeal and replace Obamacare has implications for how Democrats should handle the nomination of Neil...
Isthmus  |  03-28-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Savage Love Episode 544

A straight man is into pre-op transwomen in an odd way. He wants nothing to do with their penises, but...
The Stranger  |  03-28-2017  |  Savage Love Podcast

Martyn Brown: Too much, the B.C. Greens' Magic Bus

B.C. Green party leader Andrew Weaver must have thought he died and went to heaven last week. A miracle happened...

I, Anonymous: Doctor's Touch Brings Sensual Healing

by Anonymous STEVEN WEISSMAN You put your hand on my shoulder during my appointment yesterday, and it was the most...
The Stranger  |  03-28-2017  |  Slog

Runway Radar: Natasha Gruetz's swirling designs cater to worldly women

The student designer previews her J.G. Swai line ahead of 2017 The Show at KPU’s Wilson School of Design...
The Georgia Straight  |  03-27-2017  |  Views

New Jolly Pumpkin planned for Bastone spot in Royal Oak

Jolly Pumpkin will expand with a new Royal Oak location sometime this summer. According to a press release, the spot...
Metro Times  |  03-27-2017  |  Blogs

Many taxpayers don't want to foot the bill for programs supporting drug users, emails to city reveal

A lot of public feedback that the City of Vancouver has received related to the fentanyl crisis is unsympathetic towards...

The 61 Best Things To Do In Seattle This Week: March 27-April 2, 2017

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Bafflingly successful rock musical Mamma Mia! (featuring the songs of ABBA) will come to...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

The 61 Best Things To Do In Seattle This Week: March 27-April 2, 2017

The Stranger's arts and culture critics' picks for March 27-April 2, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our music...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

Real Talk: $3.76 Billion Isn’t Going to Stop N.C. Republicans from Being Transphobic Bigots

This morning, the Associated Press released a much-discussed analysis estimating that the state stands to lose at least $3.76 billion...
INDY Week  |  03-27-2017  |  Triangulator

Investors Pull Out of Markets, Fearing That Trump Does Not Have Their Backs

by Charles Mudede Wall Street, the capital of socialism. wdstock/gettyimages.comThe market has basically been crashing since the FBI revealed it's...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

More San Francisco Summer of Love Memories

When I wrote this earlier this year, I was sitting in a classic San Francisco house that is almost a...
The Georgia Straight  |  03-27-2017  |  Music

The Handmaid's Tale airs on Bravo starting April 30

The production stars Elisabeth Moss as Offred, Joseph Fiennes as Commander Waterford, and Yvonne Strahovski as the Commander's wife Serena...
The Georgia Straight  |  03-27-2017  |  Views

Washington Secretary of State Kim Wyman Has Been Diagnosed with Colon Cancer

by Ana Sofia Knauf Get well soon, Kim. Secretary of State's Office In a news release sent out this afternoon,...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

Modern English Cancels Tour Due to Guitarist's Sudden Illness

by Dave Segal Stop the world: Gary McDowell (second from left) had to undergo emergency surgery Friday. British post-punk group...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

More Than 1,000 People Are Moving to Seattle Every Week, Census Report Shows

by Ana Sofia Knauf U.S. Census BureauThe Seattle area is getting more crowded week by week, the Puget Sound Business...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

They're Gonna Legalize Weed In Canada

by Dan Savage So this appeared in Savage Love last week... Would you share your thoughts on our prime minister,...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

Savage Love Letter of the Day: She Needs Help! NOW!

by Dan Savage I screwed up. Here’s the deal, though. I have been dating a great guy for FIVE years...
The Portland Mercury  |  03-27-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Beyond the Arc Podcast #74: Good Gasol/Bad Gasol

This week on the show, Kevin and Phil talk about: The Grizzlies' bummer of a road trip The difference in...

Reader E-Mailbag: No One Wanted Trumpcare

by Leilani Polk Congressman Joe Crawley and Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi at the 'Kill The Bill' rally this past Friday, demanding...
The Stranger  |  03-27-2017  |  Slog

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake and Me

"Why would I talk to you after all the horrible things City Paper has written about me?"
Baltimore City Paper  |  Baynard Woods  |  07-23-2014  |  Art

Why Political Cartoons Matter

Editorial cartoons have never been better, more relevant or more popular. But daily newspapers are phasing them out -- because editors don't understand them.
Maui Time  |  Ted Rall  |  09-16-2008  |  Media

Revisiting Vonnegut's Player Piano

You got to hand it to Kurt Vonnegut: he predicted the destructive power of automation over 60 years ago, a warning that is applicable today.
Santa Fe Reporter  |  Lee Miller  |  10-01-2012  |  Fiction