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DNC Photo Dispatch: Check Out Nate Gowdy's Amazing Photos of Sarah Silverman, Michelle Obama, and Bernie and Hillary Fans

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Nate Gowdy Check out these amazing photographs of the first night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. They were taken by Seattle-based Nate Gowdy, who previously photographed Bernie Sanders for his TIME magazine cover. Show More Summary

A Conversation With a #BernieOrBuster About Dinner

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Submitted by Christopher Baird... Moderator: As you know, we've completed the semi-final round of our bracket for dinner choices. (crowd murmurs, unhappily) M: I know, I know. Many of us are unhappy with the final choices, but here we are and crying won't change it. Show More Summary

So is Russia Poking Through Our Emails on Donald Trump's Behalf or What?

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Matt Baume Putin engages his psychic powers to establish a link with Will Byers. ID1974 / Shutterstock.com Okay, so someone somehow got ahold of the DNC's emails, uncovering incontrovertible proof that it is incredibly boring to work at the DNC. Show More Summary

Sounders Coach Sigi Schmid Steps Down Following Poor Start to Season

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz This has been a particularly bad year for the Sounders. Keeton Gale / Shutterstock.com The Seattle Times reports: The Seattle Sounders announced Tuesday morning the decision to “mutually part ways” with coach Sigi Schmid,...Show More Summary

Tommy Pico's IRL Is Better Than the Internet

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith In his debut book of poems, IRL, Tommy Pico filters the internet's endless feeds through poetry. Niqui Carter Tommy Pico has TWO new books of poetry coming out, both from presses who typically publish very good work. First up is his first book, IRL, forthcoming from Birds LLC. Show More Summary

Live-Illustrating the DNC: They're Not Saying "Boo-Urns"

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jessica Fu Steve Brodner for The Village Voice Steve Brodner for The Village Voice Steve Brodner for The Village Voice Steve Brodner for The Village Voice Steve Brodner for The Village Voice Steve Brodner for The Village Voice These illustrations were cross-posted from the Village Voice. Show More Summary

Get High, Play Video Games All Day, Forget Trump

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue "You can get more into it. You can forget you’re sitting on the couch." The Stranger Like peanut butter and jelly, whiskey and beer, or Ghostface and Raekwon, weed and video games are a timeless pairing. While...Show More Summary

Why the Black Mainstream Has Embraced Black Lives Matter but Ignored the Destruction of Public Housing

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Black Lives Matter because it's also a middle-class issue? Charles Mudede Yesterday, Michael Jordan shocked America by making a political statement. He informed the public that he is "deeply troubled by the deaths of...Show More Summary

Seattle's Bats Are Affected by Urban Sprawl, Too

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf These precious babies are heading to a backyard near you. Alis Photo / Shutterstock It's not just Pokémon Go's digital Zubats that are appearing all over Seattle. Thanks to urban sprawl, a variety of real-life bats...Show More Summary

Melania Trump Calls Up Ted Cruz

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle Melania Trump Seduces Ted Cruz from Funny Or Die I'm pro-Gina Gershon, but I can't decide about this Funny or Die video. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Vote Erin Jones for Superintendent of Public Instruction

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Election Control Board Erin Jones Washington is officially the state for horrific, rampant, daily child abuse. The state is criminally underfunding its school system, depriving 1.1 million children of a basic, adequate level of education—and thereby hurting their developing brains and their prospects in life. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Michelle Obama's Life-Giving Speech and a New Lawsuit Against Seattle Tunnel Partners

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Michelle Obama for president. Joseph Sohm / Shutterstock.com Michelle Obama Performed a Life-Giving Speech Last Night: She spoke about her role as a parent of "two, beautiful, intelligent, Black young women" in the White House, a structure built by slaves. Show More Summary

The First Night of the DNC: Crying Bernie Fans and Michelle Obama is Queen

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Michelle Obama's amazing DNC speech; Bernie Sanders fans crying; Elizabeth Warren taking names and kicking ass. And it's just the first night! by Tricia Romano All hail the Queen courtesy of the DNC The first night of the Democratic National Convention was a rowdy one. Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders: "Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the United States!"

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage It was a great speech. I donated more money to Bernie's campaign than I have ever donated in my life, and watching his speech tonight, I still feel like we won.— Joel Kim Booster (@ihatejoelkim) July 26, 2016 I was a Bernie supporter myself, btw. Show More Summary

You Booed Michelle? Yeah, We're Not Friends

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jen Graves If she can do it, I can do it. That is all. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Sarah Silverman Has a Message for #BernieOrBust Crowd

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Silverman was an early and passionate Sanders supporter — but she's not an idiot. Silverman endorsed Clinton tonight, said she would proudly vote for her, and then, when asked to vamp, delivered a needed smackdown to the #BernieOrBusters in the room and in the streets. pic.twitter.com/VhlvCoBddo— Terrence T. Show More Summary

At Least Fifteen People Killed, Dozens Injured in Knifing Rampage in Japan

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf UPDATE: At least 15 killed, 45 injured after knife attack at facility for the disabled in Sagamihara, Japan. https://t.co/wTrUyhEjsR— The Associated Press (@AP) July 25, 2016 Kabul, Club Blu, and now Sagamihara. AShow More Summary

I, Anonymous

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I, Anonymous: Jogging Lady, You're Lucky You Only Threatened to Mace My English Bulldog by Anonymous M y wife, the dogs, and I were having a nice walk along the trail that circles the park. Both dogs were leashed and fully in our control. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: What Would You Do About My Awful Mum?

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I have a troubled relationship with my mum but I try to make it work most of the time. She's not very nice to me and will make hurtful comments without even knowing they're hurtful. I've talked to her about it but she refuses to acknowledge that her words and actions are hurtful, let alone change her behaviour. Show More Summary

Jury Awards Damages to Cops Who Say Police Chief Retaliated Against Them

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz The verdict is a black mark on police chief Kathleen O'Toole's record. SPD Seattlepi.com reports: Seattle Police Department brass retaliated against a would-be whistleblower and one of her supporters, a King County jury...Show More Summary

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