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My Philosophy: New EPs from Gifted Gab, Dex Amora, and Mega Evers

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Let us take a break from the continual horrors, the specter of death, and the march of injustice—or from our chosen inane diversions from all that—and listen to what the fuck I'm talking about right now: EPs. "All the subpar mediocre...Show More Summary

2014 Was a Very Good Year for Marriage Equality

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Let's finish the job: make a donation to FreedomToMarry.org. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Molly Moon's Closes for Four Days Due to Snoqualmie Ice Cream Recall

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Shutterstock Listeria: thankfully not in your ice cream. Snoqualmie Ice Cream, the Snohomish-based ice cream maker that also happens to supply the ice cream base for Molly Moon's Homemade Ice Cream, has voluntarily issued a recall of its products due to the presence of listeria bacteria in their facility. Show More Summary

A Big Year for Solitary Confinement Reform

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Looking for a cheerful holiday party conversation-starter? Take this one around the block: In 2014, ten states took measures to curtail the use of solitary confinement—a form of torture with severe physiological effects on the brain—which...Show More Summary

Our Critics' Picks for Tuesday

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

GO BUY SOME CHEER AND SUPPORT A QUEER! Buy a wreath @ the SASG Holiday Sale I have a confession: Every December, I buy the biggest fresh pine wreath I can afford, and I try to keep it alive until February or March. It’s a fire hazard,...Show More Summary

This Is an Anti-Gay Organization's YouTube Christmas Card

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The anti-gay National Association for Research and Therapy of Homosexuality (NARTH) recently rebranded itself as the Alliance for Therapeutic Choice and Scientific Integrity. They're in the business of turning gay people into straight people. Show More Summary

He Scores, He Shoots: Looking for Johnny: The Legend of Johnny Thunders on DVD

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Forgive me, Slog Out, I've obviously been dragging my sweet bottom when it comes to hollerin' about the release of this Johnny Thunders documentary DVD, Looking for Johnny: The Legend of Johnny Thunders. There's such legend surrounding...Show More Summary

"What Can You Get a Wookiee For Christmas (When He Already Owns a Comb)?": Christmas Garbage + Star Wars Garbage = Musical Gold

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

If you hate Christmas music, you'll love hating this! To the discerning deep nerd, the musical artist Meco needs no introduction. For everyone else, Meco, born Domenico Monardo, was the fella who contributed to the canon of Star Wars exploitation a deathless disco arrangement of John Williams's theme music in 1977. Show More Summary

Writing About Shopping: Women in Clothes and A Bunch of Pretty Things I Did Not Buy Defy Stereotypes with Confession, Conversation

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Clothing makes authors uncomfortable. Most every novel I've read that takes place in part at a shopping mall describes the experience with an air of snooty derision. Likewise, I can't think of a fictional discussion about the importance of fashion that wasn't tinged with some sort of irony. Show More Summary

Rick Warren to Give Final Sermon at Mars Hill Church as Mark Driscoll Launches a New Website

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Mars Hill Church How can we fucking miss you if you never fucking go away, Mark Driscoll? Mars Hill Church has announced that Saddleback Church's Rick Warren—yes, the same bigoted, homophobic Rick Warren who spoke at President Obama's first inauguration—"has graciously offered to preach the final sermon for us. Show More Summary

Foraged & Found Edibles Now Delivers Pounds of Wild Mushrooms Straight to Your Door

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Foraged & Found Edibles These chanterelles could all be yours tomorrow. Foraged & Found Edibles, which has been supplying the city’s best restaurants with wild mushrooms such as hedgehog, porcini, matsutake, chanterelle, and black trumpet...Show More Summary

Movie Theaters Announce They Will Screen The Interview on Christmas Day

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Sony has not yet commented, but a few American theaters have announced that they'll be screening The Interview on Christmas. Here's confirmation from Alamo Drafthouse owner Tim League: Breaking news: Sony has authorized screenings of THE INTERVIEW on Christmas Day. Show More Summary

Sony to Release The Interview On Christmas Day

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

NYT: Sony Pictures said on Tuesday that it had secured a limited theatrical release for “The Interview” on Christmas Day.... One person briefed on the effort said on Tuesday that it appeared unlikely that big chains like Regal or AMC...Show More Summary

Some "Savage Love" Fan Art

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

It's a little disturbing—so it's after the jump. Thanks, Tara! [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Gas Is Cheap Again Because Saudi Arabia Is Trying to Hurt Iran?

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A car lives in this house. What is behind the recent sharp fall in gas prices? One idea is that Saudi Arabia, one of the world's largest petroleum producer and net exporter, is trying to break the back of the "shale oil revolution" (a PDF). Show More Summary

Paul Stanley, Knight in Folgers' Service

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Paul Stanley is the star-eyed frontman of KISS, a zillionaire rock band that's been packing stadiums for over three decades, while earning vast supplementary millions from its ambitious licensing deals. Nevertheless, Paul Stanley once...Show More Summary

The Morning News: New Garbage Rules to Take Effect January 1

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

KR Don't do this anymore. Stop Throwing Food in the Garbage Can, or Else: If you’re not already composting or throwing food scraps in the green bin, you better start. Come January 1, the city of Seattle will begin keeping track of individuals who not only throw food, but also paper towels, napkins, and pizza boxes, in the garbage can. Show More Summary

Where to Eat on New Year's Eve

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Beth Crook Gastropod: a couple of burners, an oven, and some of the most interesting food in town. Thinking of dining out on New Year’s Eve? Several restaurants—some reasonably priced, others requiring you to drop serious cash—are offering special prix-fixe menus. Show More Summary

The Song of the Day Is Pharmakon's "Body Betrays Itself"

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Does what passes for "Christmas spirit" in America depress you? Do you yearn for something to obliterate the inane ubiquity of holiday music? Very well, then. I present to you Pharmakon's "Body Betrays Itself," off her 2014 album Bestial Burden (on Sacred Bones Records). Show More Summary

Builders Say Tunnel Will Open in 2017

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

WSDOT Here's what the underground tunnel will look like if it's ever done. The Washington State Department of Transportation issued a new update today on the troubled project to replace the aging Alaskan Way Viaduct with an underground tunnel. Show More Summary

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