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Chinese Artist Lu Yang, Showing Now at Interstitial in Georgetown, Makes Good Art for Bad Dreams

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Chinese Artist Lu Yang, Showing Now at Interstitial in Georgetown, Makes Good Art for Bad Dreams by Jen Graves I n the last week, I've been sitting on my couch at night, seeding my nightmares by compulsively rewatching art that could pass for a mad scientist's promotional video in some far, cultish reach of the Internet. Show More Summary

Can Seattle Use Pot Taxes to Help the Homeless?

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Can Seattle Use Pot Taxes to Help the Homeless? by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue A fter two years of legal cannabis sales, Washington State has collected $230,063,875 in marijuana excise taxes, according to 502data.com. This exceeds projections...Show More Summary

2016 Stranger Genius Award Nominee...

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Meet 2016 Stranger Genius Award Nominees Hardly Art by Sean Nelson The history of Seattle independent record labels is a long saga of early promise and even early success undone by changing times, overreaching, or simple running out of luck. Show More Summary

Seattle's Food Scene Just Got Less Weird and Interesting

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Seattle's Food Scene Just Got Less Weird and Interesting by Angela Garbes T wo weeks ago, I sat on a barstool at South Lake Union's restaurant/brewery Mollusk, enthralled by a sandwich. Though it was called the "Seattle Dog," it bore little resemblance to our city's signature hot dog made with cream cheese and a squishy bun. Show More Summary

Savage Love

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Douche Moves by Dan Savage Is it a super douchey move to pretend to be a lesbian to avoid unwanted male attention? I'm a straight single woman in my mid-30s and a very plausible lesbian in terms of sartorial stereotypes. Occasionally...Show More Summary

You Can't Always Get the Populism You Want

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders In Europe and America, it's right-wing populism that is on the rise. mikeledray / Shutterstock.com The New York Times: Across the postindustrial world, the populist right is excelling in the old bastions of the left. As...Show More Summary

The Bachelorette Recap: Episode 6 – Kiss Me, Kill Me

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Campy Draper That soccer ball is basically some dude's heart. Oh hey there! I didn’t think you’d be looking to read a recap of The Bachelorette. I thought y’all motherfuckers probably blew your wad on the amazing Game of Thrones season finale. Show More Summary

I, Anonymous

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I, Anonymous: Belligerent Bros Hit On and Then Berate Uninterested Lesbian Couple. Must Be Friday Night on Capitol Hill. by Anonymous Your trio of bros approached me and my girlfriend on Friday night and asked where you could find a strip club. Show More Summary

50 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do in Seattle This Week

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Amazing Acro-Cats, Drakefest, Toys from the Past, And More Picks For June 28-July 3 by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our arts critics have already recommended 37 great things to do this week and our music critics have picked the 23 best concerts, but there are still hundreds more events happening. Show More Summary

Terror Attack at Turkey's Largest Airport

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Crazy RT @agirecudi: Wow the police actually shoots one of the suicide bombers before he blows himself up. #Istanbul pic.twitter.com/sHsVvA8IiE — Jeffrey (@mrmonka) June 28, 2016 The Guardian: At least 28 people have been...Show More Summary

Two Seattle Musicians Pay Tribute to the Late P-Funk and Talking Heads Keyboard Innovator Bernie Worrell

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Bernie Worrell, one of the greatest and most infuential musicians of the 20th century. Lauren RodRiguez On Saturday June 25, Bernie Worrell was trending on Facebook, but for the worst possible reason. The keyboard innovator...Show More Summary

Your Complete Guide to Fourth of July Parades, Fireworks, And General Patriotism

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Everything you need to know (including where you can participate in a 4k with your dog) is on our Fourth of July calendar. Leigh Prather / Shutterstock The Fourth of July is just five days away, which means it's time to start planning where you want to watch fireworks and parades, eat hot dogs, and drink beer. Show More Summary

This Asshole Again

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Family Policy Institute's Joseph Backholm Is Back by Heidi Groover M eet Joseph Backholm. That's him in the photo up there: lawyer, son of a pastor, a man who had his ass handed to him by voters in 2012—more on that in a moment—and...Show More Summary

They Did It! Save KPLU Campaign Reaches Deal to Keep Station Independent

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz THEY. DID. IT! ???????????? Justin Steyer/KPLU KPLU:The non-profit Friends of 88.5 FM has reached a deal with Pacific Lutheran University to purchase KPLU. After 50 years of serving Western Washington under PLU, 88.5 is set to become an independent, community-licensed station. Show More Summary

Gay Man Takes to Reddit to Complain About Pride

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Summing up: The guys he wants to fuck don't wanna fuck him because he's large, he won't fuck the guys who wanna fuck him because they're large, and the entire "gay community" is to blame for his loneliness and attending...Show More Summary

As If Delaying Funding for Zika Wasn't Odious Enough, Republicans Also Block Medical Marijuana for Veterans

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue Veteran and cannabis advocate Patrick Siefert speaks at a Twenty22Many rally in Washington, D.C. Twenty22Many.org People who were elected to at least ostensibly act in the best interest of society are willing...Show More Summary

Cannabis Exec Denied Life Insurance for...Being a Cannabis Exec

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue The cannabis industry is, apparently, not eligible for this. Life Insurance Policy / Shutterstock Derek Peterson, the CEO of TerraTech, a publicly traded cannabis company with operations in California and Nevada, recently took up what is usually a very boring task: applying for life insurance. Show More Summary

Donald Trump's No Friend to Gays, and His Advisors Are Even Worse

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Matt Baume This could easily be a shot from the end of The Shining. Gino Santa Maria / Shutterstock.com If you have your finger anywhere near the pulse of animated GIF culture lately, you've probably scrolled through at least a few...Show More Summary

Scotland May Not Be Part of the EU Much Longer, But At Least They Have Silent-Reading Parties

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle It makes me deliriously happy to see this: Our July Silent Reading Party will take place Mon 18th July @BrewDogDundee! More info to follow... pic.twitter.com/d2Gd5ienxv — Silent Dundee (@silent_dundee) June 28,...Show More Summary

What's the Deal with Cal Anderson Park's Giant Turf Rolls?

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf Buh bye, terrible rubber turf pebbles. From Monday, June 27. ASK Chainlink fences went up around Cal Anderson Park's Bobby Morris Playfield hours before Pride festivities kicked off in Capitol Hill last Friday. IfShow More Summary

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