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Films for the Trump Era: The Running Man

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede 2017! Another number. The Running Man The Running Man was made in 1987 and is set in 2017. And how did this second-rate science-fiction movie picture the way things would be in the time we are now in? How does The Running...Show More Summary

New Seattle Eats: Dunbar Room at Hotel Sorrento Presents Brunch With Live Jazz

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue A bagel with smoked steelhead trout. Dunbar Room Unlike every other writer that reports on this brunch, I refuse to make the obligatory jazz puns. The brunch has live jazz, yes, but if you can't resist calling...Show More Summary

Get Out Hits Horror, Satire, and Race

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Get Out Hits Horror, Satire, and Race by Eric D. Snider G et Out is a feature-length version of the not-quite-joking sentiment among African Americans that the suburbs, with their overwhelming whiteness and cultural homogeneity, are eerie twilight zones for Black people. Show More Summary

One Day at a Time

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Cheer up, America! We aren’t as fucked up as North Korea! (Yet.) by Ann Romano MONDAY, FEBRUARY 13 Welcome back to One Day at a Time, dears—where the news cycle has been dominated for months by a disliked dimwit charlatan who, impossibly, has amassed a staggering amount of power. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: What Does “Vanilla” Even Mean?

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I've been single now for a little over a year and a half, after getting out of a ten-year marriage. For most of this time I've been low-key FWB with a super hot and reasonably kind and communicative guy friend of mine. Now I've moved to the West Coast and I'm beginning to really date for the first time since I was a teenager. Show More Summary

A United Kingdom Is an Excellent Story of the Tension Between Economic Prosperity and Interracial Love

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede A United Kingdom explains why modern Botswana is democratic (the idea was already a part of its traditional political system). In 1987, my mother decided she'd had enough of Zimbabwe. The democratically elected black...Show More Summary

CHS: Developers Are Going to Tear Down the QFC on 15th!

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage We can't let them build a four-story building in front of that four-story building! Capitol Hill Seattle reports... [Another] big real estate deal appears primed to remake part of the neighborhood. CHS has learned thatShow More Summary

Randy Rainbow: "You're Making Things Up Again, Donald!"

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage ???????????????????????????????????? pic.twitter.com/jlrosOksxe — Randy Rainbow (@RandyRainbow) February 22, 2017 He's so good—musical comedy parodies and bitchy gay political commentary? Swoon. it's like someone went into a lab and genetically engineered him just for me. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

North Dakota Law Enforcement Are About to Evict Everyone Left at the Main Standing Rock Camp

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone A view of the Oceti Sakowin camp back in September, when it housed, fed, and clothed thousands of people trying to stop the Dakota Access Pipeline. SB The final eviction will occur at 2 p.m. CST, according to Dallas Goldtooth of the Indigenous Environmental Network. Show More Summary

Smash Putt's Reign of Anarchic Mini-Golf Is Nearly Over

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Drew Atkins Ulysses Grant For a miniature-golf entrepreneur, Jeremy Franklin-Ross has a unique aversion to concepts like points and pars. Since 2009, he and a team of fellow artists, woodworkers, and hackers have organized Smash Putt,...Show More Summary

Where's Congressman Dave Reichert? His Constituents Can't Seem to Find Him

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith According to organizers, approximately 400 people showed up to an Empty Chair Town Hall at Cashmere Riverside Center in Cashmere, WA. None of them were Dave Reichert. Michael Nash Constituents of Washington's 8th congressional...Show More Summary

The Morning News: Another Hot Scoop about Milo Yiannopoulos (Just Kidding, We're Gonna Talk about Zoning)

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Less Milo Yiannopoulos, more affordable housing. CPAULFELL/SHUTTERSTOCK The University District Will Get Denser—and that New Density Will Create New Affordable Housing: The Seattle City Council unanimously approved legislation yesterday to allow taller buildings in the University District. Show More Summary

Guest Editorial: It Is Dangerous and Irresponsible Not to Fight Trump’s Xenophobic and Islamophobic Agenda

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Kshama Sawant The author, Kshama Sawant, is a member of the Seattle City Council. City of Seattle Ed note: Last week, Seattle City Council member Kshama Sawant said Seattle Police should block U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers attempting to detain and deport people in Seattle. Show More Summary

Two Milo Reax Reax—One Long, One Short

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Journalist Laurie Penny was embedded with Milo and his collection of lost boys just as the wheels came off his "Dangerous Faggot" tourbus. It's a long, furious, and furiously intelligent piece. Go read the whole thing.Show More Summary

Trump Time

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Thousands of Miles and Nine Time Zones Away... There's No Escaping the News from Home by Dan Savage I 'm walking through Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam on the last day of January, looking for someplace to get tea. I realize my dark-blue passport is still in my hand. Show More Summary

Person of Interest: Wesley Frugé

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Person of Interest: Theater Director Wesley Frugé Goes to Out to Play in Seattle by Rich Smith A s a musical actor, Wesley Frugé has performed on stages all across the United States. What he saw from his vantage beneath the kliegs startled him: audiences full of olds. Show More Summary

Free Will Astrology

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

For the Week of February 22 by Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21–April 19): My astrological radar suggests there's a space-time anomaly looming just ahead of you. Is it a fun and exotic limbo where the rules are flexible and everything is an experiment? That might be cool. Show More Summary

Savage Love

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Fantasy Scenarios by Dan Savage I am a straight married man. My wife and I have a 4-year-old and a 3-month-old. We've just started having intercourse again. For Valentine's Day, we spent the night in a B&B while grandma watched the kids. Show More Summary

106 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do In Seattle This Week: Feb 21-26, 2017

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff At the Seattle Wine and Food Experience, check out the "Comfort" program, which will include a milk and cookies bar, a hot toddy bar, and even a french fry bar. MICHELLE CONNER Our arts critics have already...Show More Summary

106 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do In Seattle This Week: Feb 21-26, 2017

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Unusual, quirky, off-the-beaten path events in Seattle from Feb 21-26, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our arts critics have already recommended 50 great things to do this week, our music critics have picked the 30 best concerts,...Show More Summary

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