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Remember That One Time When Kelly O Snuck "Yoopers" Into the Dictionary?

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This was the Word of the Day on Merriam-Webster's official site in July, but a Stranger reader just brought it to our attention today: Congratulations are due to the fabulous Kelly O for helping to make the longtime nickname of the Michigan's upper peninsula dictionary-official. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Tonight in Music: Slint, How to Dress Well and Terman Shanks!

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

SLINT'S STOIC HEROIC POST ROCK (Showbox at the Market) Now that Louisville shruggers Slint have been cinematically documented with the excellent Breadcrumb Trail and made a couple of comeback tours, they no longer have that coveted mystique. Show More Summary

Gay Bathhouses Are Going Extinct

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

There used to be 200 gay bathhouse in the United States. Now there are fewer than 70. ABCNews: Gone are the days when bathhouses drew crowds just by offering a discreet place for gays to meet, share saunas and, often, have sex. "The acceptance of gays has changed the whole world. Show More Summary

How You Can Rally for Scarecrow Video While Enjoying "the Sleaziest Nancy Drew Mystery Imaginable"

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Tomorrow night at 7 pm, Scarecrow Video is presenting a free screening of a movie called Scream for Help at the Grand Illusion. In addition to being a fun, free movie that represents the depth of Scarecrow's archives of esoteric movies,...Show More Summary

Photo of the Week: Bumbershoot Cometh!

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Have you looked at the Official Stranger Guide, and even more importantly—where is your fanny pack? Kelly O [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Disney Files Patents for Drone Use in Park Shows

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

pc The eyes of Mickey are upon you. The patents represent three different use cases. In one, illuminated drones will be employed in a replacement for fireworks. In another, they'd replace helium and carry those big, paraded inflatable characters. Show More Summary

Developing: Jesse Frohman's Kurt Cobain Photo Book

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Kurt Cobain industry continues unabated. The latest slice of cultural product about the late Nirvana frontman is New York photographer Jesse Frohman's Kurt Cobain: The Last Session, a book of photos from a July 1993 shoot done while Nirvana were in NYC promoting the In Utero album. Show More Summary

Kirk Cameron Has Finally Saved Christmas, Once and for All

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The whole God's Not Dead phenomenon is getting real. Now that Christian movies are making money at the box office, Kirk Cameron's getting into the act with a movie about the War on Christmas. It's called Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas,...Show More Summary

Screening of a Craptastic Aerobicize Drama

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Curated by beloved local filmmakers Megan Griffiths and Lacey Leavitt, VHS Night involves craptastic VHS films of yore projected onto the stately screen of the SIFF Film Center. Tonight’s offering: 1984’s Heavenly Bodies, the leering... KEEP READING > >

The Owner of the Erotic Bakery on 30 Years of Sexy Cakes

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

heeroticbakery.com Breast wishes to you, Erotic Bakery! On Monday, we announced that the Erotic Bakery is closing its doors at the end of September after nearly 30 years in business (boooooo!). While there's still about a month for everyone...Show More Summary

The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story Movie Sounds TERRRRRIBLE

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

If you're anything like me, your Labor Day schedule is planned to the micro-second. For example, here's mine: Sleep until 1:30 p.m. At 2, lie in bed trying to remember the name of the person sleeping next to me. Sneak out of bed at 3 and go to the liquor store; throw a tantrum because it's closed, head to the nearest open bar, and drink until 5 p.m. Show More Summary

Watch The Godfather Of Soul Try To Sell You Some Delicious Miso Soup

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

WUT?! I had no idea James Brown made a commercial, and in Japan!? Sadly, NOT the hardest working man in show business' best work. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

What Kind of Idiot Gives a Nine Year Old an Uzi?

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The dead kind: A 9-year-old girl learning to fire a submachine gun accidentally killed her instructor at a shooting range when the weapon recoiled over her shoulder, according to Arizona authorities. The instructor, 39-year-old Charles Vacca, died at a hospital late Monday night after he was shot in the head. Show More Summary

The Morning News: ISIS, Russia, Cherish

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

#NotAllAspiringRappers: An American died in Syria this weekend fighting on the side of ISIS. "Douglas McCain, 33, a one-time aspiring rapper and basketball fan from California, was in Syria, the White House said, confirming his death." The British citizen who is believed to have killed photojournalist James Foley was also an aspiring rapper. Show More Summary

Seattle Police Officer John Marion Is At It Again, Apparently

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

DH Officer John Marion "I’m going to come to The Stranger and bother you at work and see how you like it, how about that? I’m going to come there on my time and come bother you at work," Officer John Marion told The Stranger's Dominic Holden last October. Show More Summary

SL Letter of the Day: Fuck That Guy

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

About half a year ago, I briefly dated basically the most beautiful man—picture Ryan Gosling's bigger, stronger older brother—and had the best sex ever. (I'm a straight woman, BTW.) It ended because he didn't want to get serious but he has expressed enthusiasm for hooking up again. Show More Summary

Federal Judge Appointed By Ronald Reagan Shreds Indiana's Lawyer During Oral Arguments About Indiana's Gay Marriage Ban

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

You'll want to listen to Indiana Solicitor General Thomas Fisher try to defend Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage before the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals this morning—you'll particularly want to listen if you're a gay parent. The full recording is here. Show More Summary

Today's Terrible Place-Shutting-Down News: Catfish Corner

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Catfish Corner/Facebook Nooooooooooooooooooooooooo. Yesterday, with sorrow, we announced that the Erotic Bakery is closing at the end of September. Today, we learn that Catfish Corner, founded in 1985, is closed. As our esteemed colleague...Show More Summary

In Culture News: Charles Mudede and Larry Mizell Jr Talk About Ferguson Tonight

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Click to enlarge. Talking About Ferguson at NAAM: Tonight, Stranger writers Charles Mudede and Larry Mizell Jr are joining other writers, critics, activists at the Northwest African American Museum for an event organized by Pecha Kucha Seattle and Seattle People of Color Salon. Show More Summary

Seattle Band The Knast's New Single

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Oh DAG, y'all! Dig this video for a new single "A Change of Guard" from one of our fabulous local power pop groups, the Knast. The video is SFW, even the band is (ahem) VERY Knast-y! The video was shot at Seattle's favorite club, Lo-fi, during a Studio 66 gig; the Knast are aka the 66ers and act, more or less as the Studio 66 house band. Show More Summary

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