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Spun Out: 5 Essential Cuts Selected by Local DJ CCL

TUF FEST and Corridor organizer and globe-trotting DJ CCL picks 5 tracks that make dancers worldwide wiggle. by Dave Segal...
The Stranger  |  10-16-2017  |  Slog

Hustler Mag's Larry Flynt Offers $10 Million for Info Leading to Trump's Impeachment

What a time to be alive. by Katie Herzog Looks like Dan Savage isn't the only pornographer ready to ITMFA...
The Stranger  |  10-16-2017  |  Slog

Now Open: Mama's Boy No. 2, The Office Sports Bar, Fully Loaded Pizza

Photo Credit: Mama's Boy/Facebook As of 7 a.m. this morning, the second location of Mama's Boy is open for business,...
Flagpole Magazine  |  10-16-2017  |  Grub Notes

Could Seattle Take the Next Step Toward a Municipal Bank?

It will be legally complicated. by Heidi Groover It's budget season. City of Seattle If you thought Bob Hasegawa's embarrassing...
The Stranger  |  10-16-2017  |  Slog

Reps. Adam Smith and Pramila Jayapal Are Back in Seattle to Talk About Ending Private Immigration Prisons

by Sydney Brownstone Daniel Ramirez Medina, a 23-year-old father and DACA recipient, was detained in a private immigration prison for...
The Stranger  |  10-16-2017  |  Slog

Silky Server Socks

by Anonymous We both work as servers in a restaurant. I had/have a thing for you but you don't even...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-16-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Excited. Delirious. Dead.

Is excited delirium syndrome a medical phenomenon, or a convenient cover for deaths in police custody? The post Excited. Delirious...
The Texas Observer  |  10-16-2017  |  La Linea

The Morning News: Durkan Did Nothing About WaMu Bankers Because That's "the Way the Law Was Constructed," Giant Cloud About to Dump Rain on Us

by Charles Mudede Above other building and above the law. Charles Mudede Durkan Did Manage to Prosecute: A "small Pierce...
The Stranger  |  10-16-2017  |  Slog

Timbers Clinch Playoff Return With Resounding Win Over DC

by Abe Asher Craig Mitchelldyer/Portland Timbers In yet another odd year, everything is coming up green and gold. A day...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-16-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Good Morning, News: Thorns Win Championship, and Rotting Pineapple Steve Bannon Declares WAR!!!

by Wm.™ Steven Humphrey GOOD MORNING, BLOGTOWN! You can scratch my back, we'll get cozy and huddle. I'll lay down...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-16-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Photo Gallery: Boo-le-Bark Halloween Dog Parade

Halloween came early on Sunday as hundreds of people lined the boulevards of Boulevard for the second annual Boo-le-Bark dog parade...
Flagpole Magazine  |  10-16-2017  |  Culture Briefs

Things to Do This Week: October 16-19

by Mercury Staff The closer we get to Halloween, the more the city's levels of fun-loving mayhem will rise. Behold...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-16-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Brayden Olson Is Jumping Into the Race to Replace Congressman Dave Reichert

There are now eight Democrats running for Congress in the 8th. by Rich Smith 🎶 I won't fuck us over...
The Stranger  |  10-16-2017  |  Slog

Bridge over troubled water

Trump’s flirtation with racism and white nationalist groups is not new. But the precise mechanisms by which the administration and...
Isthmus  |  10-16-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Cheeseheads: The Documentary - November 1 at Wisconsin Historical Museum

Win tickets to a screening of “Cheeseheads: The Documentary” followed by a Q&A with the film’s director, John Mitchell at...
Isthmus  |  10-16-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Tell All: Left-wingers as sick as right-wingers

The response to the progressive mom who was distressed by her son’s turn toward left-wing extremism at college left some...
Isthmus  |  10-16-2017  |  Isthmus' The Daily Page

Meet Your 2017 NWSL Champions: THE THORNS

by Erin O'Regan The Thorns are your 2017 NWSL Champions Photo courtesy Portland Thorns FCFor the second time in league...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-15-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

My Dinner With Betsy DeVos

I paid $350 and all I got was this lousy speech from Trump's Education Secretary. by Melissa Westbook Inside: Republicans...
The Stranger  |  10-15-2017  |  Slog

We are All Being Trolled

by Anonymous If you don't understand the level of social control that is had over your own thoughts by engineers...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-15-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Dear Stupid Spiller

by Anonymous Dear Stupid Spiller who dumped a good third of her IPA on my head at the Friday night...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-15-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

"Ruined Schools": Betsy DeVos Met With Protests in Bellevue

No love for the Education Secretary. by Chetanya Robinson Outside the Hyatt. CR Before US Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos...
The Stranger  |  10-14-2017  |  Slog

Men are awful, and religion makes them worse

by Anonymous Caitlyn Coleman, her 3 surviving children, and her nutcase husband Joshua Boyle have been delivered from the captivity...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Having Trouble Sleeping? Just Watch Ex Libris!

by Megan Burbank I love libraries more than most people (the self-checkout! the Dewey Decimal System! the summer reading challenges!...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-14-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Friday Lawsuit Dump: AG Ferguson Joins Trump Lawsuit Over Dismantling of Obamacare

Ferguson's fifth lawsuit against Trump. by Sydney Brownstone That's two lawsuits this week! SB This afternoon, Washington State Attorney General...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

Russell Courtier's Lawyer Wants His Confession, White Supremacist Connections Suppressed in Court

by Doug Brown Russell Courtier and his European Kindred tattoo Doug Brown A defense attorney for Russell Courtier, a documented...
The Portland Mercury  |  10-13-2017  |  Blog Town, PDX

Last-Minute Plans: 98 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do In Seattle This Weekend: Oct 13-15, 2017

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Learn more about Iceland, the nation of Northern Lights displays and a firm belief...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

Last-Minute Plans: 98 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do In Seattle This Weekend: Oct 13-15, 2017

No advance planning required for these cheap events. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Panicking because you haven't yet made...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

Cherdonna's Kissing Like Babies Tackles the Sexualization of Girls and the Infantilization of Women

Cherdonna performs fully in the buff, with a baby bonnet on top. by Rich Smith She does the whole show...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

TWIST Queer Film Festival Pulled into Marsha P. Johnson Doc Controversy Ignited by Black Trans Woman

by Charles Mudede NetflixIt's a complicated story. But here are the essentials: Not long after the documentary The Death and...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

Pumpkins, Harvests, and Fall Colors: Autumnal Events

Harvest Dinners, Foliage Festivals, Pumpkin Carving Parties, And More by Stranger Things To Do Staff There are plenty of spooky,...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

Pumpkins, Harvests, And Fall Colors: Here Are 26 Festive Autumnal Events in Seattle This October 2017

Harvest dinners, foliage festivals, pumpkin carving parties, and more. by Stranger Things To Do Staff There are plenty of spooky,...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

Dave Eggers & Shawn Harris At Kepler’s

In a new book by author Dave Eggers and illustrator Shawn Harris, Her Right Foot, Eggers discovers the history behind...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-13-2017  |  Activate

Week in Weed: California Cannabis Farms Are Burning, Stoned Teens Are Driving, and Louisiana Doctors Aren’t Prescribing

Plus: Book and weed pairings at Colorado libraries, and more. by Amber Cortes The California wildfires: more than trees burning...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

Taste This, Seattle: Bar Cotto's Crazy Cheap Happy Hour Anchovy Pizza

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue The bubbly, crackly, and insanely good anchovy pizza at Bar Cotto, with the Twilight in Parma lurking...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

SL Letter of the Day: Drop the Pickup Artist

by Dan Savage Originally posted on July 30, 2014. I am wondering when the best time is to mention being...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

Cupertino’s BlueLight Cinema In Peril

With five screens and 600 seats, the BlueLight Cinemas in Cupertino is cozy enough for the smallest movie and yet...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  10-13-2017  |  Activate

Judge Will Rule Monday on Whether Initiative Banning Safe Consumption Sites Can Proceed

Voters may see I-27 in February. by Heidi Groover Safe consumption site supporters displayed these messages on buildings in December...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

San Antonio Rejects Amazon Before Amazon Can Reject San Antonio

Pre-emption. by Katie Herzog San Antonio to Bezos: We don't want your stinking balls. David Ryder/Getty Images San Antonio Mayor...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

Inbox Jukebox: A Weekly Shortlist of Good New Music. Kelela, Trashies, Alessandro Cortini, and More

Our music critic reviews five fantastic songs by Kelela, Trashies, and others from his inbox, so you can at least...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

Strangest State: October 2017

FORT WORTH // When he caught a thief in his walk-in freezer, a restaurant owner slammed the door and locked...
The Texas Observer  |  10-13-2017  |  La Linea

Department of Justice Also Says SPD Is in Compliance with 2012 Consent Decree

It's all on the judge now. by Steven Hsieh It's all on the judge, now. SPD The city, the Community...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

California Is Burning... and So Is All of California's Weed

The only time cannabis should be on fire is when it's in a bowl or joint. by Josh Jardine PHOTOS...
The Stranger  |  10-13-2017  |  Slog

Lil Wayne's DEA Bust

The agency comes up empty-handed when searching the rapper.
Miami New Times  |  Kyle Munzenrieder  |  02-28-2011  |  Music

That Other Quagmire

Sonali Kolhatkar remembers Afghanistan, even if the rest of us don't.
OC Weekly  |  Gustavo Arellano  |  05-22-2007  |  Author Profiles & Interviews

Our Dumb State: The Casey Anthony Edition

In June, Caylee Anthony went missing. Her mother, Casey Anthony, didn't tell anyone – including her own mother -- for a month.
Orlando Weekly  |  Jeffrey C. Billman  |  09-12-2008  |  Crime & Justice