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Memo to the Theater Stagehands Who Didn't Know That I Was Joking

22 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle One of the amazing things about The Little Mermaid at 5th Avenue Theatre is how many performers fly through the air, including one of these seagulls. Mark Kitaoka Hey everyone, I made a joke on Slog last week that made some stagehands very upset. Show More Summary

Fake Facebook News Could Have Caused a Mass Shooting

23 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Getting that Facebook fake news fix. Rawpixel.com/shutterstock.com From the morning news dispatch:A man walked to a pizzeria, Comet Ping Pong, in the D.C. area, to self-investigate a Facebook-type story that claimed Hillary Clinton and her campaign manager were running a child sex ring in the pizzeria's backrooms. Show More Summary

The Walking Dead Recap: Dear God, Carl is DUMB

23 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Wm.? Steven Humphrey "Look, I'm clearly the dumbest person on this show, and even I know that Carl is dumb as shit." Courtesy AMC Hey Walking Dead fans, this just in: CARL IS DUMB. You'll know what I mean if you watched last night's episode, so join me after the jump for a SPOILER-FILLED recap of how incredibly stupid Carl really is. Show More Summary

Amazon Plans to Disrupt the Bodega Industry with "Amazon Go"

by Rich Smith Just a guy feelin' great about purchasing his individual food unit. LADO / Shutterstock.com Thank GOD. I was just about to write a 20,000-word thinkin' piece about how dangerously close human beings have been getting to their food sources lately. Show More Summary

Food News: People Keep Opening Restaurants on the Hill, May God Have Mercy on Their Souls. Plus, Free Coffee Today!

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Caffé D'arte's steamed nitro cold brew. That's right, they made cold brew hot, and it could also be yours for a whopping $0 today. Caffé D'Arte Free Coffee at Caffé D’Arte's Grand Opening The popular national purveyor of Italian-style coffees recently opened its latest retail location, down on 1st and Yesler. Show More Summary

Repeal Day!

by Chicago Fan On Repeal Day—the anniversary of Utah (God love those Mormons!) ratifying the 21st Amendment and ending national Prohibition, I ponder how the politics of Prohibition are just an earlier version of the current political situation. Show More Summary

Incoming Attorney General Jeff "I Thought the KKK Was OK Until I Heard They Smoke Pot" Sessions Will Have to Pry My Zoots Out of My Cold, Dead Hands

by Dan Savage Politico takes a look at Jeff Sessions' "coming war on legal marijuana." Without any protection from Congress, every marijuana grower and dispensary owner who came out of the shadows to become a taxpaying member of theShow More Summary

Westworld and the Bloodless Robot Coup in the Season Finale

by Tricia Romano Dr. Ford and Bernard HBO We want the robot. We love the robot. We fear the robot. I have two robots already in my house; I call their names, Alexa and Siri, and I ask them for simple things—to check the weather, to check the time. Show More Summary

Watch: Women March Against Hate in Seattle's Capitol Hill

by Ramon Dompor Ramon Dompor On Saturday afternoon, 2,000 people marched in Seattle's in Capitol Hill to demonstrate against the president-elect and express their fears in light of his sexist and racist attitudes and increasingly terrifying cabinet picks. Show More Summary

American Painting Today: A High-Falutin Thing in a Precarious Place

by Jen Graves Yeah, I took all those pictures and cobbled them together. And there are plenty more where those came from, at V2 starting December 8. JG American Painting Today is a great big exhibition with a very official-sounding title. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Housing Crisis Helped Cause Deadly Fire in Oakland, Studios Still Affordable in Tacoma, Video of Women March

by Charles Mudede Parking makes food worse. Pammy Studio/Shutterstock.com Seattle Seeing An Increase of Apartment Buildings With No Parking: According to data examined by the Seattle Times, 30 percent of recent proposals for apartment developments do not include parking at all. Show More Summary

It's Snowing In Seattle and We Are All Going to Die

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How to Get Your Free Money from Seattle's New Public Campaign Financing System

by Heidi Groover You're about to get some free money—kind of! mike force Who's ready to start election season all over again??! Too bad! Next year in Seattle, Mayor Ed Murray and City Attorney Pete Holmes will be up for reelection. Two citywide council seats—currently held by Tim Burgess and Lorena González—will also be up. Show More Summary

Guest Editorial: An Open Letter to My Son on Why His Veteran Dad Deployed Himself to Standing Rock

by Gavin MacPherson Gavin MacPherson's 1-year-old son, whose birthday is today. MacPherson will miss his son's birthday because he's at Standing Rock. Courtesy of Gavin MacPherson [Eds: This letter was submitted and scheduled last week,...Show More Summary

Twenty Years of Tini Bigs

Twenty Years of Tini Bigs, a Cocktail Bar That's Having an Anniversary Party on December 7 by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue O n December 7, Tini Bigs, which has been open "more consecutive days in a row" than almost any other independent bar West of the Mississippi, celebrates its 20th anniversary. Show More Summary

Person of Interest: David Rue

Person of Interest: Meet David Rue, the Irrepressible Performer, Professional, and Fashionista by Jen Graves E ven if you didn't catch his name, you remember David Rue. He is a powerhouse of grace, wit, and joy, and what he's wearing...Show More Summary

The Seahawks Beat the Panthers but Earl Thomas is Injured and Life is Terrible

Seahawks Win Over Carolina But Lose Earl Thomas by Spike Friedman Seahawks future Hall of Fame free safety Earl Thomas broke his leg on Sunday night in a brutal collision with teammate Kam Chancellor. This injury cast a pall over an otherwise impeccable 40-7 win over the Carolina Panthers. Seriously, everything else about this game was good. Show More Summary

Celebration and Tears at Standing Rock as Obama Administration Halts Plans to Drill Under the Missouri River

by Sydney Brownstone Christinia Eala, 70, told me back in September that she took a stand against the pipeline for her grandchildren. For now, it looks like Eala and her fellow water protectors have won. Today the US Army Corps of Engineers...Show More Summary

Photos: At Seattle March Against Hate, Chants of "Women! United! Will Never Be Divided!"

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Alexis Myers Police estimate that around 2,000 people attended Saturday's "Women March Against Hate" event, which began in Volunteer Park and ended at Cal Anderson Park. Ramon Dompor Around 2,000 people—mostly women—marched through...Show More Summary

Video: Thousands of Women March Against Hate at Cal Anderson Rally

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tricia Romano Several thousands gathered to march and hear Kshama Sawant speak at the Women March Against Hate rally in Capitol Hill on Saturday. Via @alexisomyers: Watch on #Periscope: Most of the marchers for the the Women March...Show More Summary

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