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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

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

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Excellent Interracial Love Drama A United Kingdom Is Also a Postcard of Prosperity from 1960s Botswana by Charles Mudede span class="dropcap"> I n 1987, my mother decided she'd had enough of Zimbabwe. The democratically elected black...Show More Summary

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

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Smash Putt's Reign of Anarchic Mini-Golf Is Nearly Over by Drew Atkins F or 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,...Show More Summary

Rep. Jayapal Sets a Date for Senate Recess Town Hall, "Indivisible" Organizers Lead Another to Discuss the Trump Agenda

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf John Boal Unlike a Congressman David Reichert—and, oh wait, all of Washington State's Republican congressional representatives—Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-7) isn't afraid of having "a YouTube moment" during a meeting with her constituents. Show More Summary

Dude York Rips It Up and Starts Over with New LP, Sincerely

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Amber Cortes Dude York taking the long road to confidence. SAM GEHRKE Sometimes it takes a second try to get it right. Seattle power-pop trio Dude York's new album, Sincerely (out February 24 on Hardly Art), is loaded with strident riffs and yell-along anthems. Show More Summary

When Lusting for a Young Woman Doesn't Work, Write an Opera

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Trisha Ready Philip Newton Katya Kabanova is a lush, compelling three-act opera with an alluring backstory. The story is only creepy and misogynistic if you take it out of its early-20th-century context. Composer Leos Janacek wasShow More Summary

Tony Armada, CEO of Swedish Health Services, Resigns Shortly After Seattle Times Report on the Money-Loving Swedish Neuroscience Institute

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede "I know the money is in here somewhere..." xmee/gettyimages.com Just under two weeks ago, two Seattle Times's reporters Mike Baker and Justin Mayo posted an investigative piece, "High Volume, Big Dollars, Rising Tension," that exposed Cherry Hill’s Swedish Neuroscience Institute as a massive money-making machine. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Overcoming Abuse & Finding Partners Who Aren’t Pieces of Shit

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Do you have any advice on how to develop healthy sexual boundaries when you have a long history of people not letting you? I was sexually abused by a relative starting when I was a child and continuing until I was fourteen. Show More Summary

George Saunders's Lincoln in the Bardo Is the First Essential Novel of the Donald Trump Era

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

George Saunders's Lincoln in the Bardo Is the First Essential Novel of the Donald Trump Era by Willie Fitzgerald W e're only a month in, and already Donald Trump's presidency seems like something George Saunders would concoct: a regressive,...Show More Summary

The Long Shadow of Lynching in 2017

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Waning Explores the Metaphorical Resonances Between Lynching, Abortion, and Queer Love in 2017 by Rich Smith S eattle playwright, actor, and dancer Kamaria Hallums-Harris didn't know what she was going to write for her senior thesis project at Cornish College of the Arts. Show More Summary

Will Gov. Jay Inslee Make a Bid for the Presidency in 2020? He Says No, Sources Say Yes

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Leilani Polk OFFICE OF GOVERNOR JAY INSLEE Things are going so poorly in the White House that potential candidates to run against Trump in the 2020 election (assuming No. 45 hasn't gotten booted out of office) are already being discussed in earnest. Show More Summary

Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns from Breitbart, Making His Bad Week Much Worse

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tricia Romano Barcroft Media "Alt-right" poster-boy Milo Yiannopoulos is having a very bad, no good week. After his turn on Bill Maher, he found himself in hot water when clips shared ahead of his speaking engagement at the upcoming...Show More Summary

Exploring the Addictive Appeal of Sticky-Rice Desserts and Snacks

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Corina Zappia Xôi b?c bánh tráng is a Vietnamese sweet sticky rice cake flavored with coconut. SUZI PRATT Sometimes I dream about sitting in a big tub of rice pudding. It just seems like a nice thing to do. I imagine the milk or coconut...Show More Summary

Gold Leaf Farm: The Closest Thing You Can Find to Organic Weed in Seattle

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Lester Black The weed farm Nate Gibbs owns is relying on the earth’s natural processes. Lester Black It only takes a moment for Nate Gibbs to find what he's looking for. He brushes aside a rotting orange rind and uses his fingersShow More Summary

Another Reason to #DeleteUber: A Corporate Culture of Rampant Sexism

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A former employee alleges discrimination and harassment in the company by Amber Cortes Is this how many female tech workers will soon be left at Uber, Travis? VCG File under: “In No Surprise to Anyone at All," Uber, the union-busting,...Show More Summary

I Anonymous: Bosnian Gratitude

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Anonymous STEVEN WEISSMAN To the man by the Stadium Station who asked me, "What was the most rewarding experience of your day?": When I asked you the same, you told me a friend of yours is going through a hard time, and you found talking to that friend helpful.

Seattle May Sue the Trump Administration

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Seattle v. Trump? Hg Seattle Mayor Ed Murray is stepping up his rhetoric against President Donald Trump today, vowing to sue the Trump administration if it does not provide clarity on its plans for "sanctuary cities"...Show More Summary

When Lusting for a Young Woman Doesn't Work, Write an Opera

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

When Lusting for a Young Woman Doesn't Work, Write an Opera by Trisha Ready K atya Kabanova is a lush, compelling three-act opera with an alluring backstory. The story is only creepy and misogynistic if you take it out of its early-20th-century...Show More Summary

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