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Greece's New Finance Minister Believes The Matrix Is a Documentary about Capitalism

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Warner Bros. Marx's theory of labor is explained with this battery. Almost overnight, Greece has become one of the most interesting places on this planet. The election last weekend ended with a convinving victory for Syriza (or the Coalition of the Radical Left). Show More Summary

The Morning News: Indoor Pot Grows Suck Up as Much Energy as Data Centers

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

aastock/Shutterstock If we're looking to reduce American energy consumption, we need to start thinking about indoor pot grows, too. Could Pot Growers Use a Little Less Energy? "Marijuana growing operations can be major power hogs," reports KUOW. Show More Summary

Video Editorial: The Seattle Police Guild Is Curbstomping Accountability

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

(Sources: "Concussion made officer stomp handcuffed man's head," Dorli Rainey pepper-sprayed, "Dash cam video shows Seattle police officer punching man in the face," developmentally disabled teen hurt by SPD officer, no charges in "Mexican...Show More Summary

Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O’Toole Orders Review of Officer Cynthia Whitlatch's Conduct

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

SPD "You swung that golf club at me when I turned the corner," claims Officer Whitlatch, as seen on dashcam video, as she frisks William Wingate and empties the pockets. There was no video evidence to support her claim that he swungShow More Summary

NAACP: The Silence of Mayor Murray and Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole Is Deafening

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Seattle Police Department has had a rough day. First, there were the revelations of how its officers arrested an elderly black military veteran while he walked through Capitol Hill last summer. This morning, SPD sought to portray...Show More Summary

Free Will Astrology for the Week of Jan 28

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

FESTA/SHUTTERSTOCK ARIES (March 21–April 19): Do you have an entourage or posse that helps you work magic you can't conjure up alone? Is there a group of coconspirators that prods you to be brave and farseeing? If not, try to whip one up. Show More Summary

SL Letter of the Day: She Had Her First Threesome And...

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I'm a 38-year old hetero woman; my best friend is a few years younger and bi. She's been trying to get in my pants for years but no matter how game I am, I just... vaginas don't turn me on. She's been pointing out for a long time that...Show More Summary

Environmental Groups Say State Law Could Prevent Shell Arctic Drilling Ships in Seattle

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

US Coast Guard An image of the Noble Discoverer, a Shell Arctic drilling ship that became the subject of eight felony offenses for dumping wastewater overboard and evading other environmental regulations. This is one of the ships that...Show More Summary

The High List: Recommended Events for Stoners—Chill Hiphop, Unclaimed Human Bones, and the Super Bowl... of WEED!

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Bop-Alloy. Feelin' Good on a Wednesday MUSIC Studio Seven (110 S Horton St), Wed Jan 28 A hot pot tipper sent over an invite (boy am I a sucker for a poster of a cookie wearing a hat) to what he described as "some of Seattle's chillest...Show More Summary

Who Knew Tom Petty Could Be So Litigious?!

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Tom Petty (and co-writer Jeff Lynne!!) just won a lawsuit Monday against pop singer Sam Smith, as Smith's song "Stay With Me" allegedly plagiarizes Petty's 1989 jam, "Won't Back Down." Okay. Um, after a few track back-to-back listens, I didn't really hear it (and y'all, I know how to hear "similarities"). Show More Summary

Superfluous Bowl

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Kitten Bowl. Let me tell you, folks—it's not easy being an "influencer." You know... the person who has a contrary opinion about something but is eventually proven to be ABSOLUTELY RIGHT (even though no one will ever publicly admit it)? Sigh. Show More Summary

Marshawn Lynch and The People Who Punish Him (Who Are Bad At Their Jobs)

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

lev radin / Shutterstock.com I promise this post will be about Marshawn Lynch, but it’s going to take a moment to get there, so bear with me. For a period of time in the mid to late '00s I worked as a marketing coordinator at a mid-sized corporate law firm here in Seattle. Show More Summary

Watch Seattle Police Pepper Spray Teacher Jesse Hagopian on MLK Day

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

James Bible "Seattle police department!" a police officer screams in this video, as she pepper-sprays several people. Garfield High School teacher Jesse Hagopian will file a tort claim this afternoon against the City of Seattle and the...Show More Summary

Someone Stole Rose Windows Guitarist Chris Cheveyo's Les Paul Guitar

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

If you see this Les Paul Goldtop reissue #67361, let us know. Guitarist/songwriter Chris Cheveyo of Seattle psych rockers Rose Windows had his favorite guitar stolen from his living quarters yesterday. As he put it on his Facebook page, it's "A '56 Les Paul Goldtop Reissue #67361 was stolen from our apartment. Show More Summary

What Facebook User Cynthia Whitlatch Wrote About "Chronic Black Racism"

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Courtesy of Brian Davis Seattle resident Brian Davis calls this Officer Cynthia Whitlatch's "Ferguson screed." It prompted him to file a complaint with the Office of Professional Accountability. Today, after reading this story aboutShow More Summary

Send Us Your Valentine and We’ll Publish It—FOR FREE!

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ah, love. It can take so many forms: “exciting and new,” “many-splendored,” “a battlefield.” But who cares what poets say? Every Valentine’s Day, we turn The Stranger’s hallowed pages over to our cherished readers, that they might express the true meaning of the greatest four-letter word in our language (not counting “fuck,” obviously). Show More Summary

Waterfront Smells, Disneyland Measles, and the Glorious Mouth-Droppings of Sarah Palin

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

HOLIDUDE MONDAY, JANUARY 19 This week of waterfront smells, Disneyland measles, and the glorious mouth-droppings of Sarah Palin kicked off with Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the federal holiday commemorating the life of the Nobel Peace...Show More Summary

Aphex Twin Seems to Be Releasing His Entire Back Catalogue of Demos for Free

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Portrait of the artist as a young maestro: Aphex Twin's giving his fans a treasure trove of free unreleased music. After breaking a 13-year silence under his Aphex Twin alias with last year's release of Syro, electronic music godhead Richard D. Show More Summary

Central District Community Council Asks King County to Stop Building Juvenile Detention Center

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ansel Herz During a neighborhood council meeting on January 10, Bellevue Mayor Claudia Balducci, who also works with King County on juvenile justice, defends the county's plans to build a new juvenile detention center. King County is...Show More Summary

How to Beat the Dreaded "Seattle Freeze" in Eight Easy Steps

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Levi Hastings This experimental Seattle Freeze cure is a holistic method designed specifically to overcome the horrific social chill so many newcomers to Seattle report enduring. The Seattle Freeze is a real problem for people who are new to town. Show More Summary

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