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Republican U.S. House member Glenn Grothman puts the rancor of D.C. politics aside and plays rock songs on WORT 89.9...
Isthmus  |  12-12-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Choosing football beers

Are you beery superstitious? Picking the right brew for the big game is fraught with peril, whether you are or...
Isthmus  |  12-12-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Win tickets to United Way Bluegrass Benefit - February 11 at BarrymoreTheatre

Win tickets to United Way Bluegrass Benefit at Barrymore Theatre on February 11 at 12:30 pm...
Isthmus  |  12-12-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Win tickets to Madfest Juggling Extravaganza - January 13 at BarrymoreTheatre

Win tickets to Madfest Juggling Extravaganza at Barrymore Theatre on January 13 at 7 pm...
Isthmus  |  12-12-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Win tickets to The Weepies - April 13 at Majestic Theater

Win tickets to The Weepies at Majestic Theater on April 13 at 8 pm...
Isthmus  |  12-12-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Top 20 Books of 2017

From Morgan Parker to Hillary Clinton, these writers rose above the clamor to engage, challenge, and delight us. by Stranger...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2017  |  Slog

Win tickets to Ani DiFranco- February 25 at Capitol Theater

Win tickets to Ani DiFranco at Capitol Theater on February 25 at 7:30 pm...
Isthmus  |  12-12-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Win tickets to Yonder Mountain String Band - February 8 at Barrymore Theatre

Win tickets to Yonder Mountain String Band at Barrymore Theatre on February 8 at 8 pm...
Isthmus  |  12-12-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Isthmus Live Sessions: Joe Pug

Joe Pub performs "Bright Beginnings" at an intimate Isthmus Live Session at the Isthmus offices in downtown Madison, Wisconsin on...
Isthmus  |  12-12-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Savage Love Episode 581

The kinksters have their "aftercare"- time after a rough sexual encounter to reconnect and comfort each other. But what about...
The Stranger  |  12-12-2017  |  Savage Love Podcast

Rural Poverty, Youth Homelessness Abound in Loraine, Pop. 587

Rural Poverty, Youth Homelessness Abound in Loraine, Pop. 587 Loraine ISD helps homeless students cope, but few other public resources...
The Texas Observer  |  12-12-2017  |  La Linea

New county vehicle tax hits Madison harder

There was little media attention last month when the Dane County Board quietly passed a new wheel tax. It’s a...
Isthmus  |  12-12-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Reindeer Crossing

by Anonymous When you signed your drivers license you agreed to follow the same guidelines and rules so everyone would...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-11-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

"I Can't Take Back What Happened to My Daughter..."

No words. by Sydney Brownstone This man is talking to neighbors and reporters outside a Roy Moore rally. No words...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

King County Council Bans Solitary Confinement for Juveniles

Public defenders say the next step is to get rid of the practice of charging juveniles as adults. by Sydney...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

City Council Passes Limits on Airbnb Units and Other Short-Term Rentals

The regulations go into effect in 2019. by Steven Hsieh Regulations to come. Airbnb The city council on Monday passed...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

You’ll Be Seeing Some Very Compelling Work at the Frye Art Museum in 2018, Thanks to the James W. Ray Awards

Find out who took home this year's James W.Ray Awards. by Amber Cortes Veronica Lee-Baik, Giselle Deconstruct, 2017. TIM SUMMERS...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

The 67 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Dec 11-17, 2017

The Stranger’s arts critics recommend the best local events. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our music critics have already...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

"Cat Person," the Short Story That Everyone on the Internet Has Been Talking About for the Last 72 Hours

by Christopher Frizzelle It's called "Cat Person," but it begins with a flirtation over Red Vines, and there are no...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-11-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

"Cat Person," the Short Story That Everyone on the Internet Has Been Talking About for the Last 72 Hours

by Christopher Frizzelle It's called "Cat Person," but it begins with a flirtation over Red Vines, and there are no...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

Central Washington University Is Investigating Rep. Matt Manweller for Something, But They Won't Say What

Wonder why. by Rich Smith Wonder what for. WALEG According to the News Tribune, this morning, Central Washington University put...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

Where to Watch the 2018 Golden Globe Nominees

Lady Bird, The Shape of Water, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, And More by Stranger Things To Do Staff The...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

Where to Watch the 2018 Golden Globe Nominees in Seattle

Catch up on these movies before the Jan 7 ceremony. by Stranger Things To Do Staff The Golden Globe nominations...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

Cards Against Humanity Sends Thousands of People Checks

It's all in the name of saving America. by Katie Herzog Last month, Cards Against Humanity announced a six-part plan...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

Alex Lahey is Obsessed with Songs—But She’s Not Afraid to Let Them Go

The Aussie singer-songwriter plays Chop Suey on Wednesday. by John Coyle GIULIA MCGAURAN The European leg of her world tour...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

Trump’s Sexual Harassment Accusers Call for a Congressional Investigation

At least one Trump administration official says that his accusers “have every right to speak up." by Amber Cortes Rachel...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-11-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Savage Love Letter of the Day: The One That Got Away (But Gave Me Her Name and Enough Info That I Was Able to Track Her Down)

Is this romantic? Or is this stalking? by Dan Savage I am 48 years old and straight and I met...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-11-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Savage Love Letter of the Day: The One That Got Away (But Gave Me Her Name and Enough Info That I Was Able to Track Her Down)

Is this romantic? Or is this stalking? by Dan Savage I am 48 years old and straight and I met...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

Trump’s Sexual Harassment Accusers Call for a Congressional Investigation

At least one Trump administration official says that his accusers “have every right to speak up." by Amber Cortes Rachel...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

"Shadowy" Online Ads Are Targeting an American Election Again, This Time in Alabama

by Eli Sanders Just one of many, many pieces of election disinformation that spread on social media during the 2016...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-11-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Spun Out: 5 Essential Cuts Selected by Local DJ Introcut

Veteran DJ/hiphop producer Introcut reveals 5 tracks currently making dancers break sweats at events like SNAP! '90s Dance Party, Stop...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

Pentagon Says Trans People Can Start Enlisting in the Military in 2018

by Katie Herzog Protesters in Times Square after Trump announced a ban on transgender troops last summer. Spencer Platt/Getty Images...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-11-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Pentagon Says Trans People Can Start Enlisting in the Military in 2018

by Katie Herzog Protesters in Times Square after Trump announced a ban on transgender troops last summer. Spencer Platt/Getty Images...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

"Shadowy" Online Ads Are Targeting an American Election Again, This Time in Alabama

by Eli Sanders Just one of many, many pieces of election disinformation that spread on social media during the 2016...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

Columbia Sportswear CEO is Embarrassing Us?

by Anonymous Speak for yourself Steven Humphrey. I read the newsblast this morning and couldn't disagree more. Speaking of entitled...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-11-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Loon Star: Li’l Lawmakers

To see more political cartoons from Ben Sargent, visit our Loon Star State section, or find Observer political reporting here...
The Texas Observer  |  12-11-2017  |  La Linea

That Vice Video About Roy Moore Voters Is Harrowing ... But It's Also a Trap

Costal liberals: let Alabama liberals take care of this. by Rich Smith Hanukkah present No. 1 = watching this guy...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

Maybe Universities Shouldn't Put the Work of Student Journalists on the Internet

by Dan Savage So this op-ed by an administrator at Williams College... I recognize myself in [today's students]: intellectually adventurous,...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

Reminder: It's Not Just Actresses Being Sexually Harassed at Work

Low-wage industries see high rates of sexual assault claims. by Heidi Groover It's not just Harvey Weinstein. ALEXANDER KOERNER/GETTY In...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-11-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

The 30 Best Concerts in Seattle This Week: Dec 11-17, 2017

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Festive party rockers Dude York will share their effusive holiday spirit (and their new...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

The 30 Best Concerts in Seattle This Week: Dec 11-17, 2017

The Stranger’s music critics’ picks for this week. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Combat that S.A.D. creeping in and...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

Microsoft Announces $50 Million Investment to Help Combat Climate Change

Because the Trump administration isn't doing squat. by Katie Herzog Microsoft grantee FarmBeats uses data and tech to increase crop...
The Stranger  |  12-11-2017  |  Slog

Chatting with a childhood hero, Lou Ferrigno

Since there was no CGI back then, the producers turned to a real-live human being to play the Hulk. That human being was none other than Lou Ferrigno, a former Mr. Universe winner. Needless to say, when kids thought of the show, it wasn't the trickling piano or Dr. Banner's love for thumbing rides, but the moments when the green guy would tear da club up.
Charleston City Paper  |  Kevin Young  |  05-04-2012  |  Profiles & Interviews

Under the Radar

Air travel is back to pre-9/11 levels, but air-traffic controllers say their salaries and numbers are crashing.
Salt Lake City Weekly  |  Jonah Owen Lamb  |  08-30-2007  |  Transportation

Boys Noize Gets Skull-Fucked

Berlin's Alex Ridha releases a cranium-crushing new album, doesn't give a damn about copycats.
Montreal Mirror  |  Jack Oatmon  |  09-14-2007  |  Profiles & Interviews