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The Most Beautiful Thing in Nature: Clouds in Trees

3 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede A cloud is born... Charles Mudede Returning to Seattle this morning from a family vineyard near Yamhill, Oregon, and crossing an area between Sunset Highway and the Columbia River, I saw the sight that a part of myShow More Summary

Escapes is a Winningly Off-Kilter Doc About the Screenwriter of Sci-Fi Classic Blade Runner

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Andrew Wright He is that kind of animal... Grasshopper FIlms If the name Hampton Fancher rings a bell, you probably have strong opinions on the best version of Blade Runner. The screenwriter of that sci-fi classic, Fancher sportsShow More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Manly Snowboard Man Requires Finger

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Originally posted August 15, 2012. I'm a twentysomething professional snowboarder. I have a problem that I don't really have anybody to talk to about. When I jerk it, I have to put a finger in my asshole to finish. Plain and simple, that's the only way I can come. Show More Summary

Amazon Workers in Germany and Italy Are on Strike

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"The profits need to be distributed." by Heidi Groover The scene at another German Amazon warehouse strike in May 2013. Sean Gallup/Getty Trading "Black Friday" for "Strike Friday," workers in Amazon distribution centers across Germany...Show More Summary

Human Chimney Gets as High as Possible While Half Naked in the Street

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle View from within a coffeeshop. Do you see what I see? I was at Analog Coffee on Thanksgiving morning (remember their "educational" video?) because the coffeeshop closer to my house was closed and I needed a blast of energy to get me through the weird, long, starchy, obligatory, food-filled day ahead. Show More Summary

Inbox Jukebox: A Weekly Shortlist of Good New Music. Mogwai, Noel Gallagher, Bitchin Bajas, and More

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Succinct reviews of five new standout songs by Mogwai, Bitchin Bajas, and others from our music critic's overflowing inbox. by Dave Segal Mogwai's new single finds a sweet spot between early New Order and Ride. Mogwai, "Party in the Dark" (Temporary Residence). Show More Summary

Trumpy Bear Is a Real Thing, and I'm Kind of Appalled

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Leilani Polk The Trumpy Bear commercial as it happened in my living room. It's 5:32 am Thanksgiving Day and the baby's up so we're up, too, and the living room is bathed in buttcrack-early TV light, the sort that makes everythingShow More Summary

If You're Missing a Scarf, You Left It at Broadway and East Howell

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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Week in Weed: Hemp Growing on the Rise, Home Grows Trending, and Cannabis Strains Protected

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Plus: Don't go to a grocery store stoned, duh. by Amber Cortes Hemp: 23,346 acres grown in the U.S. in 2017 NurPhoto VIA GETTY IMAGES Happy Thanksgiving weekend! Hopefully you enjoyed a tasty meal yesterday, and if you spent time with relatives, that you were able to cope without pulling out too much hair. Show More Summary

Can a New Democratic Majority in Olympia Do Anything About Homelessness and Housing Affordability?

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Don't get your hopes up. by Heidi Groover Democrats will begin the next legislative session with a new, but very slim, senate majority. YINYANG/GETTY It only took one day for a reality check on Washington State Democrats’ big victory. The...Show More Summary

Protest the Death of Net Neutrality: Shop on Black Friday, but Not Cyber Monday

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede "Back to life, back to reality..." lucielang/gettyimages.com There's nothing that can be done about it now. Big telecommunication corporations have this round won. The FCC, led by free-market fanatic Ajit Pai, will give them the head of Obama-era net neutrality on a bloody platter on December 14. Show More Summary

After 42 Years in Business, Zanadu Comics Is Closing

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

There goes another one. by Rich Smith The mighty Z folds. Zanadu Comics I'm way late on reporting this, but ICYMI: Zanadu, a beloved comics shop in downtown Seattle, will close on January 28. In a Facebook post last week, Zanadu explained...Show More Summary

19 Movies Worth Watching in Seattle This Weekend: Nov 24-26, 2017

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger's critics' picks. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Steal a few precious hours away from your relatives for quality movie time. Follow the moving journey of an Afghan girl under the Taliban regime in The Breadwinner, mock bad contemporary art in The Square, or take your pick from our other critics' picks from now until Sunday. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Mosque Bombing Kills 235 People, Flynn May Be Cooperating with Feds

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone The bombing occurred 125 miles north of Cairo, on the Sinai Peninsula. Ed Giles/Getty Egyptian Mosque Bombed During Friday Morning Prayer: The bombing killed at least 235 people this morning and wounded. The New York Times reports that the attack is one of the deadliest in Egypt's history. Show More Summary

What To Eat and Drink in Seattle This Weekend: Nov 24-26, 2017

22 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Black Friday beer specials, the Miracle pop-up, and more. by Stranger Things To Do Staff The main food event of the month may have passed, but in place of Thanksgiving turkey and stuffing come special ice cream flavors, Christmas-themed cocktails, and Apple Cup parties—plus Black Friday deals on beer and whiskey. Show More Summary

Last-Minute Plans: 61 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do In Seattle This Weekend: Nov 24-26, 2017

23 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

No advance planning required for these cheap events. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Panicking because you haven't yet made plans for the weekend and you're short on cash? Don't worry—below, find all of your options for last-minute entertainment...Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Reader Advice Round-up

Wedding day fucking, PIV detours, and ladies who love to peg dudes. by Dan Savage Recent Savage Love Letters of the Day: A gay Australian sends a letter to his father, a woman wonders if an open relationship is medically necessary, a kinkster is lost on how to find the right kinkster. Show More Summary

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri Is Southern Gothic with an Irish Accent

by Sean Nelson One way you know a film is written by a playwright is when everything everyone says in it is clever and wise and perfect. Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, written and directed by Martin McDonagh, never fails on this score. Show More Summary

The Morning News: It's Thanksgiving, Guns Are Now More Easily Available Now, Gentrification Isn't Funny, and Seattle "Teacher of the Future" No Longer Has One

by Dan Savage Chowing down on Thanksgiving. THANKSGIVING: Some people are celebrating, some people are mourning, some people are telling you to get offline, and this asshole is violating the emoluments clause and enriching themselves. RACIST...Show More Summary

Two More Women Accuse Franken of Groping

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

He should strongly consider stepping down. by Rich Smith Franken's response: “It’s difficult to respond to anonymous accusers, and I don’t remember those campaign events.” Joe Raedle / Getty When radio anchor Leeann Tweeden told theShow More Summary

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