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Garfield Students Walk Out Over School District Threat to Cut Teacher

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Garfield walkout over loss of teacher— Melissa Westbrook (@WestbrookMel) October 23, 2014 According to the Seattle School District, this coming Monday is the deadline for making a final decision on whether to adjust staffing at Garfield High School. Show More Summary

What Are You Eating Tonight? What Are You Eating This Weekend?

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

People eating together, talking together, and generally enjoying the company of one another. Don't you wish you were there? Studio Suppers: At that weird, wonderful venue of the unclassifiable performing arts, On the Boards, they have...Show More Summary

Amazon Announces Huge Fire Phone Losses, Growing Revenues

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ben Popper at the Verge says Amazon's third-quarter earnings results are in, and they're not very good. Amazon announced an "operating loss of $544 million," which Popper says is more than 20 times the loss at this time last year. (It's not all bad news. Show More Summary

There Really Is an Evangelical Christian War on Halloween

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Andrey Armyagov / Listen up, Kirk Cameron: It's a JACK O'Lantern, not a JESUS O'Lantern. One of the favorite tricks of evangelical organizations trying to force religious influence onto American society is to loudlyShow More Summary

Is Mars Hill Under Investigation By the State Attorney General?

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Becky Garrison A demonstrator outside Mars Hill's Bellevue church this August. As Paul Constant once noted, the answer to sensational headlines that are framed as questions is almost always no. But last week, former members of Mars Hill...Show More Summary

Awful Person Defaces National Parks With Terrible Paintings

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Modern Hiker: This morning, our friend Rebecca at Calipidder alerted us via a Facebook post to a woman named Casey Nocket who had traveled to the West Coast from New York for a few weeks. Ms. Nocket had been enjoying her time in the outdoors so much that she decided to document her trip on Instagram. Show More Summary

City Unveils Westlake Cycletrack Placement Plans, But Parking-Defense Group Has Other Ideas

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

SDOT THE LATEST DESIGN PLAN for the cycletrack, which would run along Westlake Avenue North, connecting Fremont to South Lake Union. Some people really, really treasure their parking spots. Among them are the so-called Westlake Stakeholders,...Show More Summary

Mormons Invite Us Into Their Underpants

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints' panties are in a twist over humanity's inability to properly respect their twisted panties. To help remedy the situation, the Church has released a video, which contains "more detailed...Show More Summary

If You Love Seattle Literature, You Should Send This E-mail

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ryan Boudinot, the local author who has volunteered to serve as executive director for Seattle's bid to become an official UNESCO City of Literature, posted a letter to the new Seattle City of Literature website asking for your help....Show More Summary

Second Fifty Shades Trailer Released

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Can't wait. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

The Homosexual Agenda: Screaming, Dancing, Collide-O-Scoping

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

THURSDAY 10/23 BROWN DERBY SCREAMS Hulloooomosexuals! Now, I am not going to sit here and sprain my typey little fingers trying to convince you how flip-flapping brilliant and hilarious Ian Bell and his mad Brown Derby players are. If you were born with the sense God gave a grape nut you damn well already know. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Solar Eclipse Today!

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Aphelleon/Shutterstock Behind likely clouds, this will be happening today. How the eclipse will go down: According to West Seattle Blog, it'll begin at 1:35 p.m. and reach "maximum eclipse" by 3 p.m. Then, at 4:20 p.m., in a celestial...Show More Summary

Man Charged With Assault in Connection With Alleged Westlake Groping

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Image Courtesy of Julia Marquand Julia Marquand executed a now-infamous hollaback, using social media to (1) shame the man she said groped her, (2) get other women to tell their stories, and (3) get the Seattle Police Department to respond better than they did at first. Show More Summary

Social Justice for Jose Antonio Vargas

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"Real human being, and a real hero..." Tomorrow night, the American hero Jose Antonio Vargas presents his film Documented and speaks at the Social Justice Film Festival. Vargas is open in two ways: about his sexuality and his lack of papers. Show More Summary

A Master List of Asexual and Aromantic Vocabulary

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Androromantic, alloromantic, demiromantic, gyneromantic, lithromantic, zucchini—it will all be on the final, people. Bone up. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Sniff Your Urine Carefully, Then Vote Johnson for Justice

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

ES Washington State Supreme Court Justice Charles Johnson, left, and challenger Eddie Yoon, right. (Yoon had some interesting advice on healthy living for the SECB.) The story of how Justice Charles Johnson landed on the Washington State Supreme Court is an odd one. Show More Summary

What Are You Doing Today? What Are You Doing Tonight?

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Three proposed monorail routes on next month's ballot—remember to vote! What kind of nerd are you? Lit-Crawl 2014: Don't run, don't even walk, but rather craaawwwl through a survey of Seattle's lit-scene writ miniature. There will be books. Show More Summary

Garfield High School Black Student Union Marches on Seattle Police Station

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ansel Herz The students chanted, "Black lives matter! Black lives matter!" About thirty students and their supporters marched, drenched in rain, from Garfield High School to the Seattle police department's East Precinct headquartersShow More Summary

Can Mutton Busting Save America's Overprotected Kids?

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kelly O ALSO, WTF IS MUTTON BUSTING? (According to event organizer "Tommy G," it's the answer to what's ailing American children.) “Tommy G” is the king of mutton busting, and he says the unusual sport will save America’s "bubble wrapped" youth. Show More Summary

My Philosophy: Panicky Inboxes, Trifling-Ass Social Media, and Donte Peace's Introspective New Locals Only EP

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Donte Peace On any given day, plowing through my inbox(es) feels sort of like being Michael Douglas in Romancing the Stone—looking for jewels, ducking Danny DeVitos, machete-hacking through the underbrush (not the same underbrush, mind you, that Michael Douglas says gave him mouth cancer). Show More Summary

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