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Filed Under:United States / Seattle
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Archived Since:March 23, 2008

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Win Two Ticket's to Anita's Turkey Sandwich

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Carve Me Off a Chunk of White Meat If you live in the immediate future, then you already know that the new holiday show, “The Anita Goodmann Experience Turkey Sandwich” is prominently featured in the Homosexual Agenda that doesn’t come out till next Wednesday. Show More Summary

Saturday Night Attack at 11th and E. Pike Sends Man to ER

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Saturday night/Sunday morning around 2am an attack occurred outside Sam’s Tavern at 11th Ave. and E Pike Street, sending a man named Lawrence to the ER for surgery. Crybaby Studio owner Leigh Stone gave an account: Some drunk dudes were basically trying to vandalize a decorative motorcycle sitting outside Sam's Tavern, and had knocked it over. Show More Summary

President Obama Is Sending Coded Messages About Smelling Cars, and Only the Media Can Figure Out What He Really Means

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Yesterday, President Obama said he thinks Hillary Clinton would be a "formidable candidate" if she decides to run for president in 2016, and that if she won, she would make "a great president." He also said he thinks the American people...Show More Summary

The Seahawks Won. I Told You So.

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I designed this graphic a week ago for the Seahawks because I knew this was going to happen. What’s more insufferable than, “I told you so?” Nothing. Try to think of something more insufferable. You failed. I told you so. Just to recap,...Show More Summary

There May Be More to That Story About the Woman Who Was "Ready For Ferguson"

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

It's the headline of the day, it's all over my Twitter feed, and it's up on every news blog: Police: Woman Saying She's 'Ready For Ferguson' Shoots, Kills Self By Accident Here's TPM's writeup: St. Louis police were investigating anShow More Summary

The Morning News: Chuck Hagel to Step Down as Secretary of Defense

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

imagemaker/Shutterstock The former GOP senator will soon be a former secretary of defense. "The first national security casualty of Obama’s midterm elections defeat": Defense secretary Chuck Hagel, whose firing/departure will be officially addressed by the White House later today. Show More Summary

What Dog Parks Tell Us About Private Proverty

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

CM Genesee Park Off Leash Area: A dog thing you would't understand... The thing that is always astonishing to me is how calm even the busiest dog parks are. The dog clearly becomes another animal when it enters a space that's shared with other dogs. Show More Summary

Monty Python Ditty Tops the List of "Funeral Songs" in England

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I hate to sound grim early on a Monday, but English newspaper, The Independent, reports the Monty Python song, "Always Look on the Bright Side of Life" is the top song played at funerals in the UK; WAY TO GO, ERIC IDLE! Also, someone...Show More Summary

At Trial, Witness Describes Alleged Hate Crime Against Homeless People in Occidental Park

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Cienna Madrid Simon McDonald, 33, testified last week in the trial of two Seattle Firefighters and one woman, all of whom are accused of assaulting homeless people in Occidental Park. On Friday, 33-three-year-old Simon McDonald was systematically...Show More Summary

Bartender Crush: Taylor at Rendezvous

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Brooklyn Benjestorf Name: Taylor Where: Rendezvous Buy Her A Shot Of: Mind Eraser. “If I haven’t already Fernet about it,” she says. Ask Her To Make You A: Sidecar or a martini. “We do craft cocktails here, so I really enjoy making ridiculous...Show More Summary

Washington State Needs to Stop Being Secretive About Its Corporate Tax Breaks

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Last year, the legislature rushed forward like a plane with its throttle wide open to approve a tax incentive package for Boeing. The cost to taxpayers: $8.7 billion through 2040. With the next legislative session beginning in January,...Show More Summary

Who Makes Seattle’s Best Sandwich Now?

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The first step is acceptance. Both the Fremont and Ballard branches of Paseo have closed, and you will never get to eat their signature pork sandwich ever again. With its crusty bread, thick slabs of roasted pork, and caramelized onions, it was easily the best sandwich in Seattle. Show More Summary

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

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

John Oliver will provide an "earnest skewering of our fucked-up world." Newly-Minted Chief of Comedy News: John Oliver's provocative politicomedy (ugh) arrives at the Paramount tonight. Moody, Melodic, Electronic: Such are the grey-toned tunes of Roladex and Cosmetics. Show More Summary

Sunday Comic by Greg Stump

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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The Best of Slog: A Week of Immigration Reform, Lefty Budgets, and Self-Checkout Machines

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Budget Goes Left: Ansel Herz talks about all the good stuff in the city budget. A Millionaire's Tax in Seattle? Yes, please! " I say 'b#%t!' to that" School size issues are making a suburban mom swear like she's a Stranger writer. What's...Show More Summary

Choreographer Tere O'Connor Is Not Obsessed with Clarity or Meaning

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Courtesy of On the Boards Choreographer Tere O'Connor says his work is not some esoteric exercise in headiness or symbols—it's dance for the sake of dancing. Choreographer Tere O'Connor doesn't want to tell you a goddamn story. Unlike...Show More Summary

Never Heard of ’Em: Syd Barrett

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

WARNING: I'm actually going to make musical references in here, so I'm very sorry if I screw it up, and I'm also sorry if they're actually okay and that's confusing. I've been writing this column for a couple years now, so sometimes I remember stuff. Show More Summary

The Time I Spent Nine Hours in Jail

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I didn't go to jail for any kind of a cool reason. I wasn't arrested at a protest; I didn't assault somebody deserving. I went to jail because I was a doofus. How I became a doofus of the magnitude I was—that's a different story. Step one was a car accident. Show More Summary

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

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Jiji Lee Burlesque: not your grandma's bowl of hard candy. Witness the Marvellous Explosion of Camp That is the Atomic Bombshells: Tonight at the venerable Triple Door. Judas Priest and the Trans-Siberian Orchestra Are So Heavy It Hurts: The former shall rock and/or roll at the Tacoma Dome, the latter at KeyArena. Show More Summary

The Song of the Day Is the Wilde Heard's "Stop It Girl"

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Dig this fast-paced, Farfisa-led, kinda sad, garage track; it's interesting to hear the guitarist using feedback efficiently for fills, 'cause guitar feedback in 1967 was pretty uncommon to hear on any record that hoped to make the radio. Hailing from Wisconsin, the Wilde Heard were originally called the Heard. Show More Summary

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