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Chinese Detergent Commercial: Cleaning Black Skin

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Chinese woman puts black guy into the washing machine and, when it has cleaned the man, she pulls out a Chinese guy. But what I could not help noticing is that the black guy and the Chinese guy do not seem to have those kinds of eyes—eyes for women. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

When She's Not Making Piñatas, This Bainbridge Island Artist Is Selling Donald Trump Voodoo Dolls

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf A Bainbridge Island, WA, piñata maker is selling #DonaldTrump voodoo dolls. pic.twitter.com/wjkw90YIzO— Josh Green (@JoshGreenK5) May 25, 2016 Frustrated about the Racist Realtor snagging the GOP nomination? Bainbridge...Show More Summary

Smart Meter Companies Sue Local Activist and City to Block Disclosure of Security Audits

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz Because... terrorism! LeahKat/Shutterstock The Register reports: Smart meter makers are battling to keep Seattle's power grid designs under wraps—claiming that if the details are made public, they could be exploited byShow More Summary

An Interview with Joe Gallivan, the Jazz Drummer Praised by Stravinsky and Ignored by Nearly Everyone Else

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Joe Gallivan: Shafted countless times by the music biz and still drumming. If you’re a serious jazz head, you may have seen Joe Gallivan’s name in the credits of some heavy records. But even among fanatics and scholars of the music, he’s way more obscure than he should be. Show More Summary

You Need to Earn $23.56 an Hour to Afford a One-Bedroom Apartment in King County

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover The Washington Low Income Housing Alliance says raising the minimum wage is one way of making housing more affordable for renters. Anna Minard A new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition shows just how...Show More Summary

And the 2016 Nominees for Stranger Genius Awards Are...

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle This is The Stranger's 14th year giving money and attention to artists. Kelly O Nominees are selected by the critics at The Stranger, who spend the year looking at, writing about, and arguing over art. We select three nominees each in five categories: visual art, literature, performance, film, and music. Show More Summary

Regarding Hillary's Private Email Server: So What?

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Matt Baume Still the same Hillary she's always been. Krista Kennell / Shutterstock.com Okay, I guess we have to talk about this Hillary Clinton email thing. Personally, I'm hoping that the act of discussing it will be like tryingShow More Summary

Donald Trump Clinches GOP Nomination, Sanders and Trump May or May Not Debate

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Game over: Donald Trump now has the support of 1,238 delegates — just a hair above the 1,237 threshold needed to clinch the Republican presidential nomination, according to The Associated Press. Trump was able to reachShow More Summary

Steakburgers Downtown, Antivenom Cocktails on Capitol Hill, and Other Food News

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Angela Garbes Steak 'N Shake: Glorious steakburgers or overrated greasy sandwiches? Steak 'N Shake/Facebook Steak 'N Shake Is Open Downtown Downtown's Steak 'N Shake is the first Pacific Northwest location of a Midwestern phenomenon,...Show More Summary

Morning News: Renton Wants More Transit, Microsoft Has Lots of Cash, Vancouver B.C. is NW's Panama Papers Capital

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Renton would like some of this action... Charles Mudede Renton Wants More Public Transportation: The city of Renton, which has almost 100,000 humans, and which is more diverse than Seattle (it's close to being majority...Show More Summary

2016 Stranger Genius Award Nominee...

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

2016 Stranger Genius Award Nominee Barbara Earl Thomas by Jen Graves Drawer, painter, and sculptor Barbara Earl Thomas was the first artist we told this year that she'd been nominated for a Stranger Genius Award. Here's her reaction,...Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Help Me Out, Sloggers

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I've never written to Savage Love before but I've read it plenty and I'm out of Ideas. I'm a 19-year-old Bi woman who works in West Seattle. I went to college but the school wasn't right for me so I left and now I have a great job but basically no friends. Show More Summary

We're Announcing the 15 Artists Nominated for 2016 Stranger Genius Awards Tomorrow Morning!

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle Nominees are notified via cake. This year, nominees each got four Cupcake Royale cupcakes. Courtesy Cupcake Royale For the last two weeks, we've been delivering cakes to people—thirteen individual artists and...Show More Summary

Seattle Times Editor Kathy Best Steps Down, Heads to Montana

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf The Seattle Times back in the day. Seattle Municipal Archives Today in local media news: Kathy Best, long-time journalist and newspaper editor forThe Seattle Times, told the paper's staffers today that she is stepping down and has accepted a job as editor at The Missoulian and The Ravalli Republic in Montana. Show More Summary

How Do You Solve the Problem of Gendered Bathrooms? This Capitol Hill Brewery May Have an Answer.

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone No genders. Just toilet fixtures in private stalls. Alex Garland The bathrooms at Optimism Brewing Company on Capitol Hill don't have signs instructing people of different genders where they ought to pee. Instead,...Show More Summary

Elizabeth Warren Calls Trump "A Small, Insecure Moneygrubber"—and Doesn't Stop There

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Taking 10 minutes to call out Trump. Office of Elizabeth Warren For your lunchtime listening, a continuation of Elizabeth Warren's strong attacks on the Republican presidential nominee: Trump's response? Goofy Senator Elizabeth Warren @elizabethforma has done less in the U.S. Show More Summary

Better Get Married! Or Else You'll Turn Into The Lobster

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Better Get Married! Or Else You'll Turn Into The Lobster by Erik Henriksen H ere's the thing about The Lobster, the thing that'll either make you want to see it or never see it: It captures what it feels like to be single. And not just that—it captures what it feels like to be single in a society obsessed with everyone having someone. Show More Summary

Love & Friendship and Jane Austen

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Love & Friendship and Jane Austen by Marjorie Skinner I t's a little rude to betray the wishes of an author who kept certain books out of public view. Still, examining early, inferior, or neglected manuscripts can enable a richer understanding of the author's work. Show More Summary

After Criticism, Mayor Backpedals on Timeline for Clearing the Jungle

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover A February assessment found 200 campsites in the area under I-5 known as the Jungle. City of Seattle In a defensive press conference today, Mayor Ed Murray announced that the people living in the large homeless encampment...Show More Summary

Science News: Kennewick Man Finally Gets a Proper Burial 9,000 Years After His Death, and More on the Greenpeace/UW Fisheries Controversy

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ethan Linck Kennewick Man (The Ancient One) was found in 1996 during hydroplane races on Columbia River. J.D.S/Shutterstock.com Kennewick Man Goes Home: More than 9,000 years after his death and 20 years after being unearthed along...Show More Summary

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