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Cannabis News: Seattle to Get 'Dro Delivery Drones

by Josh Jardine Bruce Bennett / Staff / Getty Images When cannabis was legalized in Washington in 2012, jokes soon...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-13-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

The 2020 Oscar Nominations Are In, and the Joke's on Us!

by Jasmyne Keimig Me this morning trying to be okay after seeing this fucking Oscar nomination list. Courtesy of Niko...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

Enter to win a pair of tickets to Matchbox Twenty with The Wallflowers!

by Taffy Marler Entries accepted until 11:59pm (PT) on Sunday, February 23, 2020 Two lucky winners will each receive a...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

See a FREE Repeat Screening of SPLIFF 2019—the Cannabis Film Fest!

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Hey! Did you miss last year's debut screening of SPLIFF, the super fun film fest by...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-13-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Washington Republican Wants to Let Facebook Off the Hook

by Eli Sanders Originally published on Jan 8, 2020.Republican State Representative Drew MacEwen of Union, Washington. Legislative Support Services PhotographyRepublican...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

Trapped Under the Sea in Underwater

by Robert Ham Alan MarkfieldThe main source of tension in Underwater isn't the claustrophobic fate of a small crew of...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Protests in Iran, Tragedy on the Coast, and Oscars Are (Still) So White

by Alex Zielinski Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-13-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Snow in Seattle, Protests in Iran, Vegetable Airdrops in Australia

by Nathalie Graham It's no Snowpocalypse—but hey, snow is snow, right? David RyderNot quite Snowpocalypse: But there is snow on...
The Stranger  |  01-13-2020  |  Slog

The 50 Best Music Shows in Seattle This Week: January 13-19, 2020

by Stranger EverOut Staff If you bust out the Shazam when Cold War Kids come on the radio, you're not...
The Stranger  |  01-12-2020  |  Slog

Four Cher Films You Can't Find Online

by Chase Burns In this special edition of Unstreamable, we present: Cher. Hulton Archive/GettyUnstreamable is a weekly column that recommends...
The Stranger  |  01-11-2020  |  Slog

Slog PM: Neil Peart Is Dead, Sanders Leads in Iowa, Caffé Vita Has a New Owner

by Chase Burns Drummer Neil Peart in 1977. Fin Costello / Getty "Parallel reality is becoming actual reality": starts an...
The Stranger  |  01-10-2020  |  Slog

You Should Be Watching the Hilarious New Show Medical Police This Weekend

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey NetflixIf you've decided to hole up at home this rainy, cold weekend, you're in luck because...
The Stranger  |  01-10-2020  |  Slog

Where to Watch the Seahawks' NFL Divisional Playoff Game in Seattle This Sunday, January 12, 2020

by Stranger EverOut Staff This guy and his teammates will return to a TV near you at 3:40 p.m. this...
The Stranger  |  01-10-2020  |  Slog

Watch R.L. Burnside's Grandson Cedric Further His Pop's Righteous Blues Legacy at the Tractor Tonight

by Dave Segal Cedric Burnside Abraham RoweWhat a pedigree Cedric Burnside has. The son of celebrated blues drummer Calvin Jackson...
The Stranger  |  01-10-2020  |  Slog

Bulging Buddy

by Anonymous It was me who laughed at you with my friends when we noticed you had a huge hard...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-10-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Currently Hanging: Madeleine Cichy's A Body as Big as This Room at Specialist

by Jasmyne Keimig A close up of one of the pieces from the show. Jasmyne KeimigSometimes maligned as being too...
The Stranger  |  01-10-2020  |  Slog

Your Complete Guide to Events in Tacoma, Washington

Every Thing To Do in the South Sound, in One Place by Stranger EverOut Staff Here at Stranger EverOut, we...
The Stranger  |  01-10-2020  |  Slog

South Sound Spotlight: The Top Tacoma Events in 2020

The Best Events This Year, from Tame Impala to the SpongeBob Musical by Stranger EverOut Staff...
The Stranger  |  01-10-2020  |  Slog

South Sound Spotlight: The Top Tacoma Events in January 2020

The 48 Best Things To Do This Month, from the Peking Acrobats to a Neil Diamond Tribute Band by Stranger...
The Stranger  |  01-10-2020  |  Slog

Inbox Jukebox Track of the Day: The Lysergic Vocal Séance "Under the Influence" by Amirtha Kidambi and Lea Bertucci

Track of the day is the lysergic vocal séance "Under the Influence" by Amirtha Kidambi and Lea Bertucci. by Dave...
The Stranger  |  01-10-2020  |  Slog

I'm Putting My Money on Ken Jennings to Win Jeopardy's GOAT Tournament

by Nathalie Graham LET'S DO IT AGAIN KEN. GETTYI know it's very James Holzhauer of me, but I've got a...
The Stranger  |  01-10-2020  |  Slog

Andie Main’s Debut Comedy Album Magpie is a Love Letter to the Pacific Northwest

by Suzette Smith ANDREW BRAY Andie Main never explains the name for her debut comedy album, Magpie, during the record’s...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-10-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Press Play: Music News for the Week of January 10

by Robert Ham St. Vincent and Carrie BrownsteinHappy Friday to you, dear readers and fellow music lovers. We’ve reached the...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-10-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Like a Boss: A Great Cast in a Mediocre Movie

by Jenni Moore Eli Joshua Ade/Paramount PicturesLike a Boss is barely long enough to qualify as a feature film, clocking...
The Stranger  |  01-10-2020  |  Slog

A New Japanese Bar in Capitol Hill and More Seattle Food News You Can Use: January 10, 2020 Edition

News and events for foodies: Jan 10, 2020 edition by Julianne Bell This week, Seattle gets two exciting new dining...
The Stranger  |  01-10-2020  |  Slog

I Saw You: Con Text

It was New Year’s Eve when our text-versations finally took a turn for the flirtatious. I was thrilled, and we...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  01-10-2020  |  Activate

Bernie Sanders Supporters Pack Washington Hall to Kick Off the State Campaign

To win, Sanders needs to change the face of the electorate and increase turnout. How do they plan to do...
The Stranger  |  01-10-2020  |  Slog

What You're Watching This Weekend: The Hilarious New Medical Police

by Wm. Steven Humphrey NetflixIf you've decided to hole up at home this rainy, cold weekend, you're in luck because...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-10-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

We Asked Four People on the Street for Their New Year's Resolutions!

by The Stranger "My first order of business is getting to an emergency room to remove a string of Christmas...
The Stranger  |  01-10-2020  |  Slog

Girl Fest Founder Madison Sturdevant Talks Growth, Inclusion, and Bossing Up

by Jenni Moore Madison Sturdevant Darryl BrownFor the last year and a half, Girl Fest founder/curator Madison Sturdevant’s day job...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-10-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Like a Boss Review: A Great Cast in a Mediocre Movie

by Jenni Moore Eli Joshua Ade/Paramount Pictures Like a Boss is barely long enough to qualify as a feature film,...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-10-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Underwater Review: Under the Sea, No One Can Hear Your Monotone Voiceover

by Robert Ham Alan Markfield The main source of tension in Underwater isn't the claustrophobic fate of a small crew...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-10-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Last-Minute Plans: 88 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do in Seattle This Weekend: January 10-12, 2020

No advance planning required for these cheap events. by Elaina Friedman Panicking because you don’t know what to do this...
The Stranger  |  01-10-2020  |  Slog

A Beginner's Guide to Snowboarding While Stoned

by Lester Black Originally published on Jan. 16, 2019.Activity: How many differences can you find between these two drawings of...
The Stranger  |  01-10-2020  |  Slog

Dying.

by Anonymous I am dying inside. At 1st glance my life is good, the American dream going into 2020. Inside,...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-10-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Good Morning, News: Trump Makes Iran Situation Worse, House Moves to Stop Him, and Russian Election Hackers are Back!

by Wm. Steven Humphrey Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-10-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Damning Internal Documents from Boeing, Hacking US Election Will Still Be a Thing in 2020, Trump's Birthday Wish to Kim Jong-un

by Nathalie Graham A special friendship between two terrible people!! Dong-A Ilbo/GettyDamning internal documents released by Boeing: This Seattle Times...
The Stranger  |  01-10-2020  |  Slog

Slog PM: What Democrats Aren't Doing in Olympia This Year; Parasite Might Come to HBO as a Limited Series; What's Up, Nancy?

by Chase Burns My king, the movie is already perfect. Don't fuck this up. Kevin Winter / GettyWhen is Nancy...
The Stranger  |  01-09-2020  |  Slog

Currently Hanging: Natalie Dupille's In Spite of Ourselves at Fantagraphics

by Jasmyne Keimig A passage from Natalie Dupille's graphic novella In Spite of Ourselves. Courtesy of Natalie DupilleAt one point...
The Stranger  |  01-09-2020  |  Slog

The Most Anticipated Seattle Restaurant and Bar Openings of 2020

by Stranger EverOut Staff The wildly popular doughnut pop-up the Flour Box will find a permanent home in Hillman City...
The Stranger  |  01-09-2020  |  Slog

Communities of Color Will Help Lead Effort to Replace Portland's Form of Government

by Alex Zielinski Portland City Hall. COSMONAUT / GETTY IMAGESLocal nonprofit Coalition of Communities of Color (CCC) has been hired...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-09-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Please. Just Please.

by Anonymous Oh my God please shut up about the Blazers. I, Anonymous is for rants and confessions, and the...
The Portland Mercury  |  01-09-2020  |  Blog Town, PDX

Marc Vetri's New Cookbook Has Italian Recipes You Can Make at Home

Flip to a random recipe in Il Viaggio di Vetri and chances are, with ingredients on hand, you can prepare it after work.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Mara Zepeda  |  11-17-2008  |  Food+Drink

Death in the Restraint Chair

The restraint chairs used in many county jails have resulted in an alarming number of deaths nationwide.
Dayton City Paper  |  Nick Wilkinson and Brett Cherry  |  09-17-2004  |  Crime & Justice

Dear John: What's in a Word?

As MIPA signs new outlets and Gannett's TDN scheme unravels, why is Gannett restoring the clutter TDN was supposed to alleviate?
Jackson Free Press  |  Todd Stauffer  |  09-09-2006  |  Media