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Did This Sexually Frustrated Woman Create a Kink Monster?

Savage Love Letter of the Day by Dan Savage Is there any trick to reducing your partner's dependence on kink?...
The Stranger  |  12-02-2019  |  Slog

The 71 Best Things To Do in Seattle This Week: December 2-8, 2019

The Stranger's arts & culture critics recommend the best local events. by Elaina Friedman Our music critics have already chosen...
The Stranger  |  12-02-2019  |  Slog

Blame for the Deadly Crash on Aurora Avenue Must Not Be Placed on the Driver

by Charles Mudede namibelephant/gettyimages.comOn Friday, November 29, there was a deadly terrorist attack near London Bridge and a deadly car...
The Stranger  |  12-02-2019  |  Slog

Sunday Was World AIDS Day. Here’s What Oregon Is Doing to Prevent New HIV Infections

by Blair Stenvick PrEP is a daily pill that can help prevent new HIV infections. YakubovAlim / Getty images Sunday...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-02-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Can Concert Films Help Save the Music Industry?

by Robert Ham Justice in IRIS: A Space Opera Dominic LouthRecently, my friend who teaches jazz guitar at several schools...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-02-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Genetic Freak Wins National Dog Show

Congratulations, Thor! by Katie Herzog Suffering is soooo cute! cynoclub/Getty Images On Thanksgiving day, while much of America was either...
The Stranger  |  12-02-2019  |  Slog

DEA to Grow Even More Garbage Cannabis in 2020

by Josh Jardine BOONCHAI WEDMAKAWAND/GETTY IMAGESIt’s always good news when the only dealer that can supply your Devil’s Kale tells...
The Stranger  |  12-02-2019  |  Slog

The 38 Best Music Shows in Seattle This Week: December 2-8, 2019

by Stranger EverOut Staff LA-based quartet Allah-Las will bring their surfy sounds to Neumos on Friday.This week, our music critics...
The Stranger  |  12-02-2019  |  Slog

Inbox Jukebox Track of the Day: The Elegiac Drone Epic "Each Night as You Sleep, I Destroy the World" by Luna Moth Guitarist Mark Schlipper

Track of the day is the elegiac drone epic "Each Night as You Sleep, I Destroy the World" by Luna...
The Stranger  |  12-02-2019  |  Slog

DEA to Grow Even More Garbage Cannabis in 2020

by Josh Jardine BOONCHAI WEDMAKAWAND/GETTY IMAGES It’s always good news when the only dealer that can supply your Devil’s Kale...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-02-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

The Best Places to Eat Sweets in Seattle

by Julianne Bell Fran's Chocolates Courtesy of Fran's ChocolatesIf you've got a sweet tooth, Seattle is the place to satisfy...
The Stranger  |  12-02-2019  |  Slog

Enter to win a pair of tickets to Five Finger Death Punch!

by Taffy Marler Entries accepted until 11:59pm (PT) on Sunday, December 8, 2019 Two lucky winners will each receive a...
The Stranger  |  12-02-2019  |  Slog

‘Holiday Beerwalk’ in Campbell

The Beerwalk returns with a holiday-themed stroll in downtown Campbell. Both ugly and pretty sweaters are encouraged this time around...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  12-02-2019  |  Activate

The Hu at the Ritz

Don’t be fooled by the phonetics—The Hu are no pinball wizards. But by combining traditional Mongolian throat singing and instrumentation...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  12-02-2019  |  Activate

Earthless at the Ritz

Up until 2018, fans knew what to expect from the San Diego-based psychedelic metal band Earthless: long, intense, scorching, jaw-clenching...
Metro Silicon Valley  |  12-02-2019  |  Activate

This Wednesday's I, Anonymous Show Features a Very Special Guest!

by Wm. Steven Humphrey HEAR YE! HEAR YE! If you're a fan of comedy and laughing your guts out, then...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-02-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

GROSS ASS PARENTS

by Anonymous IF YOU MUST BRING YOUR SICK FUCKING CHILDREN OUT OF THE HOUSE AT LEAST DON'T BRING THEM SOMEPLACE...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-02-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

It's Day 2 of 25 Days of Giveaways—Enter Now!

by Stranger EverOut Staff Each day this month until Christmas, we're giving away new and exciting prizes from local Seattle...
The Stranger  |  12-02-2019  |  Slog

Good Morning, News: Gun Rights Go Before SCOTUS, Mass Shooting in New Orleans, Shootout in Mexico

by Alex Zielinski Stay up to date on Portland news and politics. Looking for fun? Here are the best Things...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-02-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog AM: Amazon Takes Down Auschwitz Christmas Ornaments, Michigan Buys Legal Weed, Apostrophe Protection Society Shuts Down

by Nathalie Graham This is a "no Holocaust imagery" zone. Liliboas/Getty ImagesSeattle Children's Hospital faces class-action lawsuit: Three patients exposed...
The Stranger  |  12-02-2019  |  Slog

World AIDS Day

by Anonymous I was a teenager in the late seventies, an awkward girl who didn’t know her own worth. My...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-01-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

To Self from the Future

by Anonymous DO NOT GET MARRIED!It's success is a coin toss (~50% of marriages currently end in divorce) and there...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-01-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

It's Day 1 of 25 Days of Giveaways—Enter Now!

by Stranger EverOut Staff Each day this month until Christmas, we're giving away new and exciting prizes from local Seattle...
The Stranger  |  12-01-2019  |  Slog

Hi Jericho,

by Anonymous We met earlier in November traveling from EWR to PDX. You were so sweet helping me charge my...
The Portland Mercury  |  12-01-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Movies 2019

by Anonymous Can somebody please send a dark and fucked up horror or thriller movie to a theater near me?2019...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-30-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Kids and Gummo Are Unstreamable

It might be Harvey Weinstein's fault. by Chase Burns Chloë Sevigny as Jenny with screenwriter Harmony Korine, who makes a...
The Stranger  |  11-30-2019  |  Slog

Check it out

by Anonymous Couldn't be more disgusting. The system has always been suffering, and Multnomah defenders should really connect with inmates...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-30-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Blazers Recap: Whiteside Goes Big, Blazers Outrun Bulls 107-103

by Arthur Bradford Bruce Ely - Trailblazers.comSomeone stole Hassan Whiteside's trash cans on Thanksgiving night, and the big man was...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-30-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Slog PM: Tim Eyman Wants to Dump Bob Ferguson, Here Comes the 60 Minutes Version of "Seattle Is Dying"

by Chase Burns Any mention of Bob Ferguson is an excuse to use this photo. PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY JESSICA STEIN...
The Stranger  |  11-29-2019  |  Slog

Expect Donald Trump to Betray Hong Kong's Protesters

by Charles Mudede Chris McGrath/Getty ImagesThe story in the Washington Post is that protesters in Hong Kong waved "Swole Trump"...
The Stranger  |  11-29-2019  |  Slog

Queen & Slim Is Thrilling, Powerful, and Strikingly Black

by Jenni Moore Andre D. Wagner / Universal PicturesQueen & Slim may be the best—and is almost certainly the Blackest—film...
The Stranger  |  11-29-2019  |  Slog

Live Review: King Diamond, Uncle Acid, and Idle Hands at Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall

by Aris Hunter Wales King Diamond Aris Hunter WalesThe first time King Diamond performed on American soil was in 1984...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-29-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

The City of Seattle Must Ban Leaf Blowers

by Charles Mudede Charles MudedeIf one wants a sense of how far our society has to go before reaching anything...
The Stranger  |  11-29-2019  |  Slog

25 Days of Giveaways 2019 Is Coming Soon!

by Stranger EverOut Staff Here at Stranger EverOut, we want to make your holiday season a little brighter—which is why,...
The Stranger  |  11-29-2019  |  Slog

Expaaaand Your Definition of Sex, One Sad Update, Some Rare Support for the Traditionally Gendered — Reader Advice Roundup!

Savage Love Letter of the Day — Reader Advice Roundup! by Dan Savage This week's Savage Love Letters of the Day:...
The Stranger  |  11-29-2019  |  Slog

28 Places to Pick Up and Cut Your Own Christmas Trees Around Seattle This Winter 2019

by Stranger EverOut Staff Enchanted Winds Tree Farm offers hot drinks and holiday decorations in addition to their U-cut Firs.In...
The Stranger  |  11-29-2019  |  Slog

Washington’s Legal Weed Appears to Be Making Idaho’s Roads Safer

Idaho should be thankful for Washington's legal weed. by Lester Black It's not too late to say thank you, Idaho...
The Stranger  |  11-29-2019  |  Slog

Inbox Jukebox Track of the Day: The Brash Yacht Funk of "Miraculous Weekend" by "In Heaven" Composer Peter Ivers

Track of the day is the brash yacht funk of "Miraculous Weekend" by the late singer/songwriter Peter Ivers, whose "In...
The Stranger  |  11-29-2019  |  Slog

Press Play: Music News for the Week of November 29

by Robert Ham MAITA courtesy of Kill Rock StarsHello, fellow music geeks! Back with another edition of our weekly news...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-29-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

Trump Commands, They Follow...

by Anonymous Isn't it weird that right-wingers who have an almost sexual obsession with their guns say that they will...
The Portland Mercury  |  11-29-2019  |  Blog Town, PDX

22 Places to Watch the 2019 Apple Cup in Seattle

Where To Watch the 112th Husky-Cougar Rivalry Game by Stranger EverOut Staff For the 112th year, the Washington State Cougars...
The Stranger  |  11-29-2019  |  Slog

Rian Johnson's Knives Out Is a Phenomenally Fun Whodunit

by Erik Henriksen Claire FolgerRian Johnson knows his shit. Ever since Brick, the writer/director's brilliant neo-noir from 2005—and on through...
The Stranger  |  11-29-2019  |  Slog

Dynasty Restaurant Pours Good Chinese on Pacific Grove

I eschew glow-in-the-dark sweet and sour pork and disdain the way-too-sweet General Tso’s chicken in many Chinese-American restaurants, so you can’t blame me for not rushing to try every Chinese restaurant on the Monterey Peninsula. But I wish I’d tried Pacific Grove’s Dynasty Restaurant sooner.
Monterey County Weekly  |  Pat Tanumihardja  |  01-21-2010  |  Food+Drink

Baz Luhrmann's 'Australia' Disappoints

Its grandiose title might encourage visions of a sweeping epic romance but Baz Luhrmann's bloated and boisterous movie is little more than a computer-graphic assisted western that takes place over the period of a few months.
City Pulse  |  Cole Smithey  |  11-24-2008  |  Reviews

Employers Skim $26.2 Million Per Week from Lower-Income Workers Paychecks

Ruth Milkman should have moved this statistic from the 53rd page of her study to the front, where it might have been read by local media: Every week, employers in Los Angeles County pilfer $26.2 million from the paychecks of the poorest 17 percent of workers.
L.A. Weekly  |  Max Taves  |  02-19-2010  |  Business & Labor