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“It's Nice to Be Somebody Else's Hero for a Change.” The Zombies' Chris White on 50 Years of Odessey and Oracle

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sean Nelson The Zombies will play their masterpiece, Odessey and Oracle, at 8pm tomorrow, Sat April 22, at the Showbox. $39/$45. Even the most beloved records usually have a song you tend to skip. And while you love the song on its...Show More Summary

Inbox Jukebox: A Weekly Shortlist of Good New Music. Porter Ray, Thurston Moore, Laurel Halo, and More

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Porter Ray's brilliant new track makes cloud rap sound earthbound. Jay Scroggins Porter Ray, “Russian Roulette” (Sub Pop). Cloud rap? Porter Ray's "Russian Roulette"—which was recorded during the sessions that produced his Sub Pop debut full-length, Watercolor, but didn't appear on it—is somehow even more ethereal than that. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Mayor Murray All of a Sudden Wants to Tax the Rich, Boeing Killing Good Jobs to Keep Shareholders Happy

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Rich people city... Charles Mudede Embattled Mayor Murray Surprises Everyone With a Proposal to Tax Seattle's Rich: According to the Seattle Times, Mayor Ed Murray proposal to impose a city income tax on the rich had...Show More Summary

Ed Murray Supports a City Income Tax and He’d Really Like You to Think It Was His Idea (It Wasn't)

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Could Seattle finally tax the rich? HG Last night, the candidates for Seattle mayor met for the first time since allegations of sexual abuse against Mayor Ed Murray surfaced. Throughout most of the forum, expected splits...Show More Summary

Police Reports Illustrated: Two Women Wait For Cake

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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Murray's Other 2008 Accuser: "I Want Him to Resign"

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Lloyd Anderson, one of Mayor Ed Murray's 2008 accusers, told The Stranger that in the last eight years, he's been going through "hell." City of Seattle In 2007, 40-year-old Jeff Simpson initiated a civil childhood sexual abuse case against then-state legislator Ed Murray for allegedly molesting Simpson when he was a teen. Show More Summary

David Byrne Kicks Off MoPop's Pop Conference

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Talk music and politics at MoPop's Pop Conference this weekend. by Tricia Romano We are all #DavidByrne checking our iPhone to find out what music we've been listening to recently. #PopConference pic.twitter.com/Yq7xCt43tb— MoPOP Seattle...Show More Summary

The 26 Best Movies Playing in Seattle This Weekend: April 20-23, 2017

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Sean Nelson writes, "Even if the Twin Peaks revival weren’t right around the corner, it would still be a perfect time to reimmerse yourself in the incomparable cinema of David Lynch." Screenings this weekend...Show More Summary

Two SPD Officers Shot During Robbery Investigation in Downtown Seattle

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf Screenshot from Twitter The shooting occurred on Madison Street and Western Avenue, just blocks away from the downtown waterfront, the Seattle Police Department announced on Twitter. The Times reports that both officers' wounds appear to be minor. This is a developing story. Show More Summary

Will Rising Rents Close One of Seattle’s Only Black-Owned Galleries?

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Lester Black Eric Salisbury at C Art Gallery Lester Black There’s a house-sized hole a hundred yards away from Eric Salisbury’s C Art Gallery. It’s one of those boxy depressions that you can see across the city, just waiting to be filled with steel, concrete and a new building. Show More Summary

No Other State with Legal Weed Has This Dumb Rule About Packaging

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Lester Black The Stranger When it comes to packaging legal weed, Washington State is an outlier. Unlike Oregon, Alaska, Colorado, and every other state that allows recreational or medical cannabis sales, state law here prohibits customers from smelling their weed before they buy it. Show More Summary

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

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage This week, questions and quandaries about open relationships, buried penises, plus bondage and cats (unrelated issues) on the Savage Lovecast. Plus, I mailed off checks to Planned Parenthood ($33,333.34), the ACLU ($33,333.33)...Show More Summary

More THC, Please: Self-Medicating with Weed in the Age of Trump

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Amber Cortes The Stranger These days, it's easy to feel like you're living in some kind of dystopian novel—or perhaps all of them at the same time (let's call it Fahrenheit Brave New 1984 Handmaid's Tale World). The alt-right is in the White House, the wall is being built, environmental and labor regulations are getting rolled back... Show More Summary

Stream Queen: Binge on Melissa McCarthy with Nobodies, Saturday Night Live, and the new season of Chelsea

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A weekly digest of streaming TV recommendations, paired with entertaining commentary and photoshopped imagery. by Chase Burns Melissa McCarthy is making her rounds on TV and it's all for you, baby. Melissa McCarthy has been a Hollywood queen ever since Sookie St. Show More Summary

WA Attorney General Bob Ferguson Makes TIME's 100 Most Influential People List

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf Bob Ferguson may have made TIME's "Most Influential People List," but did they give him a Tiger Beat-style makeover? Did they?? The Stranger Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has been recognized as one...Show More Summary

Walking into a Weed Store with a Bunch of Senior Citizens

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Amber Cortes Grannies and Grams: “I didn’t even know this existed.” Amber Cortes "What did you get?" The newest customers of Vela, a cannabis shop in Sodo, stand in a circle in the corner of the store, eagerly poring over their purchases. "I got the cream," says one. "I got the weed!" says another giddily. It's a special day. Show More Summary

Quick Poll: Who Would You Vote For Mayor If You Could Vote Right Now?

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Staff We're taking a preliminary poll to gauge how Seattle is feeling about the candidates in this year's mayoral race. Here's a primer on who's running: • Mayor Ed Murray is running for re-election. He has doubled down on...Show More Summary

The Credit Unions and Small Banks That Solved the Cannabis Cash Crisis

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Lester Black DIJAY/GETTY IMAGES Since weed was legalized here in 2012, much has been written about the industry's banking problem. Headlines described retail pot shops as sitting targets because they were supposedly filled with millions of dollars in cash, and owners having nowhere to stash it. Show More Summary

The Booming World of $100,000 Bongs

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Lester Black This gold-plated water pipe sold for $100,000. Jamie Zill The Fab Egg is an intricate bong that sends clouds of weed vapor through a dizzying array of percolators all contained in one egg-shaped chamber. In 2012, Scott Deppe and Jake Colito made their first one and sold it for $1,200. Show More Summary

Safe Streets Advocate Andres Salomon Drops Out of Mayor's Race

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Bike/ped advocate Andres Salomon says he doesn't want to split the vote with other challengers like Mike McGinn. courtesy of campaign Andres Salomon, one of the first candidates to challenge Mayor Ed Murray's re-election,...Show More Summary

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