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History in the Making! Republican-Led Senate Breaks 100-Year Record for Congressional Ineptitude!

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Bobby Roberts During his speech at the Republican National Convention last night, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) peeked out from behind the tissue-paper facade obscuring his refusal to hold hearings on the President'sShow More Summary

Woods’ City Sun Eater in the River of Light Is Sinister Grooviness

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Woods’ City Sun Eater in the River of Light Is Sinister Grooviness by Ciara Dolan C ity Sun Eater in the River of Light is Woods’ Graceland. This is the prolific band’s ninth album, but their first to explore East African rhythms—an odd but intriguing choice for a psych-folk group from Brooklyn. Show More Summary

Metro Bus Ad Reminds Seattle That It's Very Close to a Very Large Concentration of World-Destroying Weapons

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Metro ad says we live next to lots and lots of the most powerful death machines in world. Charles Mudede It only takes Seattle 20 miles to find its complete opposite, the naval base at Bangor. The city is about life (its growth, its needs, its hopes, its forms of sociality and means of reproduction). Show More Summary

Boris Johnson Shaping up to be England's Donald Trump

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Matt Baume Boris Johnson: somehow always looks as though he's just been blasted in the back by a fire extinguisher Jacek Wojnarowski / Shutterstock.com Despite all outward appearances, Boris Johnson is the UK's new foreign secretary, and not the inspiration for the cartoon character Baby Huey. Show More Summary

Melania Trump's Speechwriter Apologizes, Offers Resignation, and Gets to Keep Her Job

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle The Trump campaign issued this letter earlier this morning: A few thoughts... 1. Good for her for owning her mistake and fessing up to it. It's not easy to do that. The cascade of implausible denials in the first 24 hours after the speech suggested it would never happen. Show More Summary

Cleveland's Homeless on the RNC: "Go Downtown and You'll Find Out How Many Rights You Have"

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Police from a number of different jurisdictions are packing downtown Cleveland during the RNC, creating new difficulties for some of the city's homeless residents. HG Breakfast service for the homeless and the needy starts at 8 a.m. Show More Summary

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Is Absolutely Just Okay

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie Is Absolutely Just Okay by Wm. Steven Humphrey I f you loved and/or liked the classic British sitcom Absolutely Fabulous, please keep reading to see if you’d like Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie. If you’ve...Show More Summary

This Is What the Log Cabin Party Looked Like After Donald Trump Became the Republican Presidential Nominee Last Night

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone ... SB I paid $50 for my credentials and stayed long enough to down a whiskey and listen to Anthony Evans from Season Two of The Voice sing the national anthem. Add your own caption in the comments. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

From Decibel Fest to Red Bull Sound Select—Sean Horton Reflects and Regroups

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Horton on the decks at Q, in his 18-hour-work-days era. Brooklyn Benjestorf As reported on July 11, Decibel Festival will not be happening for the first time since it launched in 2004. Founder Sean Horton cited a move to...Show More Summary

Attention Seattle Teens: Want to Help Shape City Policy? Apply to Be a Youth Commissioner!

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf The 2015-2016 class of Seattle Youth Commissioners. Back row, from left: Hassan Abdi Noor, Henry Meyerson, Annie Mayer, Jess Juanich, Becky Scurlock, Cyan Tuttle, and Isabella Sundy. Bottom row: Mxochitl Wilder, Nyasha Maraire, Kaileah Mayer, Katherine Draves, Andy Huynh, Elizabeth Van Flandern, and Ziah Daily. Show More Summary

US Airstrike Kills Scores of Civilians in Syria

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz The strike could represent one of the largest civilian losses of life since the start of the conflict. ART production / Shutterstock.com The Telegraph: A US air strike killed nearly 60 civilians, including children, inShow More Summary

"They Were Out of Time When They Were at Their Peak." Replacements Biographer Bob Mehr Discusses the Band's Legacy

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sean Nelson Please don't say 'Mats. Tonight at 6pm at KEXP's new home, I'll be taking part in a cool, free event celebrating the excellent Replacements biography Trouble Boys, which came out in March. Author Bob Mehr (who was Music...Show More Summary

The Morning News: State Superintendent Sues School Districts, Local Heroin Deaths Down, Trump Officially Nominated

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Seattle teachers went on strike last year over school funding and pay. Kelly O Randy Dorn is Suing School Districts Over Their Reliance on Local Levies: The superintendent of public instruction filed suit against districts...Show More Summary

The Stranger’s CHEAT SHEET for the August 2, 2016 Primary Election

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger’s CHEAT SHEET for the August 2, 2016 Primary Election by Stranger Election Control Board For our full endorsements for this election CLICK HERE! [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Trump Is Officially Nominated, Roger Ailes Is Officially Being Fired from Fox News, and Did You See the Seattle Times?

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle Trump supporters photographed last month in New York City, where Fox News head Roger Ailes is currently in the process of being fired. a katz / Shutterstock.com Too much news is happening. It's making me queasy. Show More Summary

We Saw You Daydreaming About Pokémon on Beacon Hill and Almost Catch a Pikachu in West Seattle

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

We Saw You Daydreaming About Pokémon on Beacon Hill and Almost Catch a Pikachu in West Seattle by Stranger Staff BEACON HILL DOG WALKER SEES POKÉMON EVERYWHERE Right after taking this picture of a portion of sidewalk with Beacon Avenue...Show More Summary

5 Music Festivals To Attend This Weekend If You're Skipping Capitol Hill Block Party

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Capitol Hill Block Party can be overcrowded and hot, and it is admittedly not for everybody. If you've already decided to roll right past it, we suggest these shows and festivals instead, some of which exist in direct opposition to CHBP, and some that are just trying to get their live music vibes on. Show More Summary

Star Trek Offers Us a Reminder: We Can Do Better

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Star Trek Offers Us a Reminder: We Can Do Better by Erik Henriksen "Y our father was captain of a starship for 12 minutes," says Captain Christopher Pike. He's in a roadside bar in rural Iowa, the kind of old-school dive that still serves...Show More Summary

We're on the Ground—and Surrounded by Trump Supporters—in Cleveland!

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Day One at the Republican National Convention by Sydney Brownstone and Heidi Groover I nside downtown Cleveland's Quicken Loans Arena, Republicans from all over the country are engaged in a four-day circle jerk of American exceptionalism, and a bunch of the mainstream media is in there to film it. Show More Summary

My Philosophy

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

My Philosophy: The Three New Records That Will Define Summer 2016 by Larry Mizell Jr. F irst, I want to shout out the guy Spekulation for his most recent productions, his best and most effective work to date. My favorite stuff of Spek's...Show More Summary

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