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Girls Recap, “The Bounce”: Elijah’s Triumphant Return

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jessica Fu Craig Blankenhorn/HBO Though Hannah had a resolution regarding her pregnancy, this was an Elijah episode all the way. We finally get to see the full range of Andrew Rannell’s dramatic and comedic acting chops, as he goes on an audition for the Broadway musical version of White Men Can’t Jump. Show More Summary

Weekend Read: Marti Jonjak's Exploration of the 2013 Twilight Exit Shooting

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf The patio of the Twilight Exit, a place writer Marti Jonjak can't quite forget. Kelly O On January 27, 2013, James Anderson walked into the Central District's Twilight Exit and shot two people: his 24-year-old girlfriend and bouncer Greg McCormick. Show More Summary

Life Cribs So Hard from Alien That You’ll Wonder Why They Bothered

by Ned Lannamann Life Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: A small group of people—oh, let’s say six or seven of them—are floating around somewhere up in space, when they learn they’re sharing their cramped quarters with a nasty,...Show More Summary

Power Rangers Made Me Feel Old—Because I Am Old, So Very Old

by Bri Brey Go go Power Rangers! Power Rangers these days, amirite? They're all shiny and sleek! Their mouths move when they speak! They've got Bryan Cranston as their disembodied-head mentor! Ugh. They're like, totally AWESOME. MY Power...Show More Summary

This Week in The Stranger, Plus Most Read on Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf It's your friendly weekly digest that breaks down the stories that ran in the paper this week! (Plus a look at the most-read stories on the Slog last week.) This week's feature tells the story of J2 or "Granny," the oldest orca known to science who went missing last autumn. Show More Summary

Two Openly Gay Candidates Are Running For Office Up In Anchorage—Or Is It Three?

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Despite the fact that the Anchorage Assembly—their city council—has long had "a dominant progressive bloc," as Alaska Dispatch News columnist Charles Wohlforth wrote in a recent column assessing the city's upcoming Assembly races, no openly gay person has ever been elected to the Anchorage Assembly. Show More Summary

RuPaul's Drag Race Recap: Come to Mama! (She's on VH1, and With Lady Gaga)

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Chase Burns She done already done had herses! Viacom Media Networks. Collage by author. Eight years ago, RuPaul Charles birthed her child, RuPaul's Drag Race, with the help of a daddy named Logo TV. There were low expectations for this child. Show More Summary

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal on Trumpcare Fail: "It Was Such a Sweet Moment To See"

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith “Today is a victory for 24 million Americans who will continue to have health care," Rep. Jayapal said in a statement. JOHN BOAL Washington Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-Seattle) is one of the many Democrats celebrating...Show More Summary

Welcome to CHIPS World—Population: Dax Shepard, Michael Peña, and You

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Suzette Smith CHIPS Oh my god! What a stupid, beautiful movie. I was having a rotten day before I watched CHIPS, but its explosion-heavy, progressive-bro comedy motored my frown upside down. That’s a dumb thing to say, but this is a dumb movie.

Kshama Sawant and Other Jill Stein Supporters Must Know That Trumpcare's Demise Is Not a Real Victory

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Trumpcare's tomb? Royalty-free/gettyimages.com Everyone on the left is happy that Trumpcare has, for now, collapsed. But this is not a real victory for the left. It is, when properly examined, a huge setback. All we...Show More Summary

Never Forget: Dave Reichert Voted for Trumpcare

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith TV news reporter voice Excuse me, Congressman Reichert! How does it feel to be hung out to dry by GOP leadership? Congressman? MARK WILSON/GETTY Immediately following Trumpcare/Ryancare's failure, a very exclusive congressional club formed. Show More Summary

Detroiters Is the Funniest Show on TV Right Now

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ned Lannamann On Monday, it was announced that Detroiters has been renewed for a second season. This is fantastic news, because the series, not yet through its terrific first season on Comedy Central, deserves to have many, many more eyes on it. Show More Summary

Inbox Jukebox: A Shortlist of New Music You'll Like—Kendrick Lamar, Diamanda Galás, Ride, and More

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger's weekly shortlist of new music you’ll like. March 24: Kendrick Lamar, Diamanda Galás, Ride, and more. by Dave Segal Diamanda Galás—still freaking in tongues. Austin Young Editor's note: You may have noticed that there are now more new music releases in a week than there are hours in a given month. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: She Needs Help! NOW!

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I screwed up. Here’s the deal, though. I have been dating a great guy for FIVE years now, but we have ALWAYS been long distance. 2,000 miles. Some months we don’t even see each other. That means no sex and I am not the best at taking care of my own needs. Show More Summary

Week in Weed: Colbert Mocks Sessions on Marijuana, Jimmy Buffett Says No to Marijuanaville, Lyft Wants to Keep Stoners Safe

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Week in Weed for March 24, 2017. by Amber Cortes Jimmy Buffett: Margaritaville is a state of mind...and a trademark. Al Schaben via Getty Images Some fascinating factoids and stories for this week’s Week in Weed: cannabis sales are...Show More Summary

Live: Watch House Members Cast Their Votes on Repealing Obamacare (Or Maybe Not)

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Oops. We're fucked. Zach Gibson / Getty What's going in DC today? Who knows! House Speaker Paul Ryan is rushing to the White House to tell President Donald Trump that he doesn't have the votes to repeal and replace Obamacare. Show More Summary

Look: New Pics from Showtime's Twin Peaks revival

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Wm.? Steven Humphrey Guys! The next incarnation of Twin Peaks drops on Showtime this coming MAY 21—and to wet your whistle, here are some photos from Entertainment Weekly's upcoming Twin Peaks issue. Get excited, #TwinPeaks fans!Show More Summary

This Week In Politics: The Living Nightmare of Trumpcare, Some Good News in Seattle

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf We all die someday, but we shouldn't have to die like this. MICHELLE STRAKA The GOP Doesn't Have the Votes: After a vote on the American Health Care Act was delayed yesterday, Trump issued an ultimatum, demanding that Republicans "fall in line" to pass the plan. Show More Summary

Middle-Aged Greek Doctor Enjoys Making Out and Dancing With Young People In Suntan

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Kathy Fennessy Youth! Suffused with shades of gold and jade, Argyris Papadimitropoulos's Suntan looks like a sunny Eric Rohmer film, but plays more like a gloomy Claude Chabrol. Kostis Makridis (Chevalier's Makis Papadimitriou), a new doctor on the 800-person Greek island of Antiparos, resembles a miniature John C. Show More Summary

Teen Arrested in Israel for Phoning in Bomb Threats to U.S. Jewish Organizations

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf Temple De Hirsch Sinai was vandalized with hateful graffiti by a local bigot earlier this month. The graffiti was later covered up. ASK There have been more than 100 threats made against Jewish community centers and schools since January, reports show. Show More Summary

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