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Free Will Astrology

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Get yourself in the mood to treasure honesty and objectivity. by Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21–April 19): Psychologists say most people need a scapegoat—a personification of wickedness and ignorance onto which they can project the unacknowledged darkness in their own hearts. Show More Summary

Savage Love

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Can a straight guy find love with a lady with a penis? by Dan Savage I am a 35-year-old straight guy. I met a nice lady through the normal methods, and we hit it off and have grown closer. I think we are both considering "taking it to...Show More Summary

100 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Sept 19-Sept 24, 2017

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Are you aware of how cute sea otters are? If you're not, you can find out at Sea Otter Awareness Weekend—if you are, you can learn even more about the adorable creatures. Shutterstock Our arts critics have...Show More Summary

Good Riddance, Benton Strong

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

He was a bad flack. by The Stranger This is Benton Strong, a flack for former Seattle mayor Ed Murray. Today was his last day at work. Strong marked his last day at City Hall with an earnest goodbye and commentary on Taco Bell. We're...Show More Summary

100 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Sept 19-Sept 24, 2017

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Unusual, offbeat, quirky events you might not otherwise know about. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our arts critics have already recommended 27 great things to do this week and our music critics have picked the 28 best concerts, but there are still hundreds more events happening. Show More Summary

If You Want to Busk at a Light Rail Station, Now's the Time to Do It

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

No Wonderwall. by Sydney Brownstone These fine people are not playing "Wonderwall" or acoustic covers of Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off." Anna Minard Calling all talented Seattle musicians who don't mind playing with a subway platformShow More Summary

Study: You're Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don't

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

After several years of studies proclaiming that "sitting is the new smoking," according to an even newer study, it's actually standing that will kill you. by Katie Herzog Adam Berry/Getty Images After several years of studies and stories...Show More Summary

Someone Please Tell Morrissey He Is Just Not Relevant Anymore (Even If He's on Twitter Now)

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Why didn't he get the memo? by Amber Cortes Morrissey: stop trying, start spending more days in bed. XAVI TORRENT VIA GETTY IMAGES Oh, dear. Morrissey has a new album out November 17 and is on Twitter for the first time ever, tricking...Show More Summary

I’m Going to Work Inside the Mayor’s Office for Exactly Ten Weeks. Then I’m Coming Back With a Story.

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I’ve accepted what may be my least undercover assignment ever. by Eli Sanders Riding along with Seattle’s newest mayor, for a limited time only. Kelly O I’ve received offers like this before. I’ve always said no. I’m a journalist and a writer. Show More Summary

Seattle Band The Gods Themselves to Appear on Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal The Gods Themselves' Dustin Patterson and Astra Elane (plus their canine buddy Omar) share a special moment with that famous TV epicure. Chris Barnes Flamboyant glam-rock group The Gods Themselves have scored a real coup:...Show More Summary

Some Dude Tries to Kiss Alvvays Frontwoman Molly Rankin, Reminds Us All to Not Sexually Harass People

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Reminder: Don't try to kiss anyone unless they say they want to kiss you too. by Anna Kaplan Don't kiss her unless she says she wants to kiss you! Rick Kern / Getty On Saturday night in Antwerp, Belgium, a stage crasher took things way too far and sexually harassed Alvvays frontwoman Molly Rankin when he tried to kiss her. Show More Summary

Why Connecting Climate Change with Powerful Hurricanes Is Doing More Damage Than Good

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sarah Myhre NASA/ISS The cycle of climate news and extreme weather events has been so fast recently; it has been almost impossible to understand the scale of all the events simultaneously. Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Irma, the fires in the Pacific Northwest—and this is just North America and the Caribbean. Show More Summary

Appeals Court Rules SPD's Use of Force Policy Doesn't Violate the Second Amendment

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Your right to bear arms is safe, SPD. by Steven Hsieh We'll be damned. Policy intended to prevent unconstitutional policing is not unconstitutional. SPD The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday ruled that the Seattle Police Department's...Show More Summary

Mexico Hit by 7.1 Earthquake and Things Look Bad

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images A 7.1 earthquake has hit Mexico City on the anniversary of the 1985 Mexico City earthquake. Exactly 32 years ago (September 19, 1985), a 8.0 earthquake hit the city, killed around 5000 people, and damaged over 400 buildings. Show More Summary

I'm Homeless. And I Vote.

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Allen Benson reflects on the misconceptions of homeless people and the race to solve the problem. by Allen Benson The author. Allen Benson I am homeless. I also scored above the 99th percentile on the SAT, attended Washington State University's...Show More Summary

Listen to Morrissey's New Single, "Spent the Day in Bed"

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle Morrissey, the patron saint of gloom, strikes again. Courtesy of Morrissey's people Yesterday, Morrissey tweeted: Spent the day in bed...— Morrissey (@officialmoz) September 18, 2017 I figured this was just some...Show More Summary

Watch Out: Zombie Obamacare Repeal Is Back, On the Move, and May Be Close to Having the Votes to Pass

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

TrumpCare is back. REPEAT: TrumpCare is back. by Eli Sanders Senator John McCain, Obamacare savior-turned-nemesis? Mark Wilson / Getty Images If you thought the Republican effort to repeal Obamacare had already failed so many times that...Show More Summary

Amazon Rejects Cactus

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

No gifts allowed, only tax breaks. by Steven Hsieh Not coming to an Amazon dome near you. Mary Rueda / EyeEm After NASCAR, it's hard to imagine a bigger waste of gasoline than Tucson's strategy to woo Amazon. About a week ago, an economic...Show More Summary

Congress Is Trying to Kill Me. Again.

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

All told, about 32 million people would lose their health coverage as a result of Graham-Cassidy. Including, quite possibly, me. by Matthew Cortland The author, sans feeding tubes. Matthew Cortland After half a dozen failed proposals...Show More Summary

Suspected Burglar Shot and Killed in SeaTac Appears to Be the Partner of Woman Who Had Heart Surgery

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

GoFundMe accounts have been set up for the heart operation and the funeral. by Charles Mudede On Sept 14, Sergeant Cindi West of the King County Sheriff's Office emailed a press release about a burglary suspect who was shot and killed by a 35-year-old homeowner in SeaTac. Show More Summary

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