The Stranger Sells Review Space!

january 26, 2007  02:50 pm
"Offbeat Bride" author Ariel Meadow Stallings and alt-rockers Half Zaftig were thrilled when they received positive reviews in "Seattle's snarkiest alt-weekly." But they weren't surprised, since the critiques were purchased as part of the paper's annual Strangercrombie pay-for-play program, whereby creative types bid for review space in auctions designed to raise money for Northwest Harvest, a local hunger relief agency.