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Rise of the new man

by Anonymous Homo-Erectus and the Neanderthals were briefly here along side Homo-Sapiens. Now, there appears to be another alongside Homo-Sapiens,...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-12-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

The President of the United States Should Be This 15-Year-Old Girl From Sweden

Greta Thunberg would give Jay Inslee a run for his money. by Rich Smith Fridays for future. The school strike...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

Jingle All the Gay's New Cast Fucking Sleighs

by Chase Burns UK cabaret darling Joe Black, in the top hat, is a standout. JI JI LEE I never...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

Mary Queen of Scots Will Do Until Game of Thrones Comes Back

by Marc Mohan Mary Queen of Scots is the latest effort to bring 16th-century British historical drama into the millennial...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

Check Yo Self with Ice Cube at the Showbox Tonight

by Leilani Polk Ice Cube, performing at the BIG3 Championship in Brooklyn this past August. Al Bello/BIG3/Getty ImagesEven though he’s...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

The Hole Truth: I Have Two Vaginas

Savage Love Letter of the Day by Dan Savage Originally published on Jun. 28, 2007.I have two vaginas. I'd had...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

Wow! More Super Sexy East Link Pics!

Will Sound Transit's East Link train turn Bellevue into Seattle's Brooklyn? It's too soon to say exactly what will happen,...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

"We Got Played," New York City Councilmember Says to Amazon

The move to New York, as well as a third headquarters in Virginia, is not expected to reduce Amazon's footprint...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

Taste of India Is Open on the Eastside, Malinda's Is Closed, and More Food News

Photo Credit: Taste of India/Facebook After a brief hiatus—it closed downtown effective Nov. 25—Taste of India has completed its move...
Flagpole Magazine  |  12-12-2018  |  Grub Notes

How Nancy Pelosi Won the Tinkle Contest

by The Stranger Episode 178 talks about Nancy Pelosi taking on President Trump in the Oval Office, the dirt on...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

OHSU May Be Reconsidering Its Objection to a Union for Grad Students

by Blair Stenvick BLAIR STENVICKWednesday was supposed to mark the beginning of a hearing—one that would determine if graduate students...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-12-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Rich Man Threatens to Move Phoenix Suns to Seattle If City Does Not Spend $150 Million on Arena

by Charles Mudede lavi37/gettyimages.comThis sounds familiar. Robert Sarver, who has a net worth of $400 million, and owns the Phoenix...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

Eight Stoner Gifts You and Your Friends Need This Holiday Season

From $10 bubblers that turn your joints into bongs to $320 electronic dab rigs, we've figured out what stoner gifts...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

Big Pipe 2.0: Council Approves Construction of Earthquake-Proof Pipe Under Willamette

by Alex Zielinski By now, seismic experts are confident saying there's a 35 percent chance that a massive earthquake-triggering rupture...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-12-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Inbox Jukebox Track of the Day: The Raunchy Party Jam "That New Funkadelic" by Ice Cube, Who's Coincidentally Playing Seattle Tonight

"You know the beat's so sweet, like booty meat," Ice Cube raps on raunchy party jam "That New Funkadelic." Coincidentally,...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

Gov.-Elect Brian Kemp Calls for Unity in UGA Speech

Photo Credit: Savannah Cole Gov.-elect Brian Kemp speaks at UGA's Biennial Institute on Tuesday. After a divisive campaign, Gov.-elect Brian...
Flagpole Magazine  |  12-12-2018  |  In the Loop

Don’t Screw This Up. See Roma in a Theater.

Alfonso Cuarón’s latest might be his best. by Erik Henriksen See Roma, and see it on a big screen, and...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

Review: Mary Queen of Scots Will Do Until Game of Thrones Comes Back

by Marc Mohan Mary Queen of Scots is the latest effort to bring 16th century British historical drama into the...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-12-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

As Speaker of the House, Will Dennis Bonnen be a Menace to the Environment?

As chair of the Texas House Committee on Environmental Regulation from 2003 to 2008, Representative Dennis Bonnen was labeled a...
The Texas Observer  |  12-12-2018  |  La Linea

Trump's Sweeping Changes to Clean Water Act Will Pollute America's Drinking Water

"This proposal is reckless, and we will fight to ensure it never goes into effect.” by Katie Herzog Yum. Toa55/Getty...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

How Nancy Pelosi Won the Tinkle Contest

Episode 178 of the Blabbermouth podcast by The Stranger Subscribe to the podcast FOR FREE by clicking right here! Eli...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

The 2018 Farm Bill, All But Passed, Will Legalize Hemp

by Josh Jardine NASTASIC / GETTY IMAGESBy the time you read this, it's entirely possible that the 2018 Farm Bill...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

I Saw You: Mr. San Jose Knows the Way

Thanks to Gary Singh for pointing me to the Peace Center on Seventh Street on a recent Wednesday night. There...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  12-12-2018  |  Activate

Michael Cohen Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

by Katie Herzog Disgraced lawyer and Trump patsy Michael Cohen Drew Angerer/Getty Michael Cohen is going to prison. The disgraced...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-12-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Michael Cohen Sentenced to Three Years in Prison

by Katie Herzog Disgraced lawyer and Trump patsy Michael Cohen Drew Angerer/Getty Michael Cohen is going to prison. The disgraced...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

Beginning of Summer 2018 in Seattle

A Rosé Solstice Soirée, Freeway Park in Bloom, and more events on the summer solstice and beyond. by Stranger Things...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

A New Book Claims to Have Pinpointed the Most Effective Cure for Hangovers

by Ned Lannamann Penguin Random HouseHumankind has outlived the plague, devised countless written and spoken languages, and flown to the...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

It's Day 12 of 25 Days of Giveaways—Enter Now!

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Each day this month until Christmas, we're giving away new and exciting prizes from...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Pelosi Schools Trump, Theresa May's in Trouble, and Michael Cohen Goes to Jail

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-12-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Seattle EMTs Plan to Strike, It's Wet out There, Can We Name the Mariners' Stadium?

by Michael Bell Some EMTs donate plasma to make ends meet. simonkr/Getty ImagesWe really should avoid having Seattle EMTs striking,...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2018  |  Slog

East Texas Photographer Captures 50 Years of Haunting, Ordinary Magic

Ordinary Magic Over and over, Keith Carter finds transcendence in scenes of everyday East Texas life. – by Michael Hardy...
The Texas Observer  |  12-12-2018  |  La Linea

The 2018 Farm Bill, All But Passed, Will Legalize Hemp

by Josh Jardine NASTASIC / GETTY IMAGESBy the time you read this, it's entirely possible that the 2018 Farm Bill...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-12-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog PM: UW Husky Band Pays it Forward, Who Injected Jack Chapman's Genitals With the Silicone That Killed Him?

Trump really wants the wall, it's raining, and Facebook sucks by Nathalie Graham I know this is not the UW...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2018  |  Slog

Savage Love: Slight Christmas

by Dan Savage Joe Newton Straight and married but not boring, and heading to my parents' house for our first...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2018  |  Slog

The Mariners Signed Their New Lease; The Fight Is Over, Let Me Rest

The Mariners are staying in Seattle! Rejoice! by Nathalie Graham Replace the "Safeco" with "TBD." OTTO GREULE JR / GETTYWell,...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2018  |  Slog

Avocados Are a Vital Part of an Amazon Employee's Diet

by Charles Mudede franz12/gettyimages.comBefore e-commerce giant Amazon awarded Long Island City the H2Q½ prize (initially H2Q), it asked New York...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2018  |  Slog

Audit Finds Oregon Isn’t Doing Enough to Curb Opioid Over-Prescribing

by Blair Stenvick MOUSSA81 / GETTY IMAGESOver the course of three years, one Oregonian was able to fill 290 prescriptions...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-11-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

A New Book Claims to Have Pinpointed the Most Effective Cure for Hangovers

by Ned Lannamann Penguin Random HouseHumankind has outlived the plague, devised countless written and spoken languages, and flown to the...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-11-2018  |  Blog Town, PDX

Free Will Astrology

December 12–18 by Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21–April 19): In 1930, some British mystery writers formed a club to provide...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2018  |  Slog

127 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Dec 11-16, 2018

by Stranger Things To Do Staff A sea of red-suited jingle janglers will flood various downtown watering holes for SantaCon...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2018  |  Slog

Half of Washington State Schools Receive Poor Ratings on Free Speech

by Katie Herzog killis/Getty The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), an organization that advocates for free speech and...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2018  |  Slog

New Savage Lovecast: Welcome to the Real Doll Brothel

Episode #633 — December 11, 2018 by The Stranger Welcome to the Real Doll Brothel! Sex doll & robot brothels...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2018  |  Slog

What It Means to Myth New Orleans

One of the Crescent City's biggest challenges is overcoming inaccurate reports and stereotypes that formed in the immediate wake of Katrina.
IND Media  |  Katy Reckdahl  |  08-23-2006  |  Disasters

Silly Putty Doesn't Work Anymore

A change in the process of printing comics takes some fun out of the funny pages.
Folio Weekly  |  owen holmes  |  08-01-2006  |  Media

Emo Expert in Hipster Playground

Greenwald's pastiche of emo tropes, dime-store Freud and corny similes adds up to the equivalent of an overly earnest late-night blog post.
The Village Voice  |  Akiva Gottlieb  |  01-18-2006  |  Fiction