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The Walrus Accuses Me of Saying Something I've Never Said and Refuses to Run a Correction

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Walrus—"the magazine about Canada and its place in the world"—published a long piece this week by Micah Toub about a number of Canadian sex researchers whose work I follow and admire ("Just Do It: Sex Researchers Have Found a New Way to Keep the Spark Alive"). Show More Summary

German Man Evicted Because His Sling Squeaked All Night

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

If only he had some sort of, I don't know, lubricant handy—something he could've applied to those squeaky old chains... [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

The Morning News: Feds Consider Moving Grizzly Bears into Washington; Seattle Judge Busted

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Adam Van Spronsen/Shutterstock Grizzly bears in Washington State may get a boost from the federal government. Feds Consider Moving Grizzly Bears into Washington: The National Park Service is considering whether to restore grizzly bears in the North Cascades of Washington State, reports the AP. Show More Summary

Tomorrow Night in Music: The Gods Themselves, Crazy Eyes, and Soft Blows

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Okay, I'ma make this easy for y'all! First on deck tomorrow will be the electro stylin's of Soft Blows! Followed by the experi-MENTAL weridos, Crazy Eyes. Full disclosure: I've never seen CE live, but their internet clips offer some proper screwball shit! Headliners are the Gods Themselves. Show More Summary

American Public Schools Projected to Hit a Demographic Milestone This Year

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Andresr / Shutterstock.com Back to school! This fall—and god, I'm so sorry to have to say it, but "fall" is practically happening this very second—the US looks ready to finally hit a particular landmark in our slow but steady demographic...Show More Summary

Aubrey Plaza Will Eat Your Brain... If You Let Her

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A24 The zom-rom-com genre groans and lurches on with Life After Beth, the directorial debut from Jeff Baena, who co-wrote David O. Russell's loopy I Heart Huckabees. Twenty-one-year-old Zach (Dane DeHaan, Place Beyond the Pines) is still...Show More Summary

No, Henry Rollins, Fuck You

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This morning Henry Rollins, the former Black Flag singer turned LA Weekly columnist, wrote a piece called “Fuck Suicide.” Judging by the title I expected him to tear into depression, or, better yet, yell about our nation’s troubling lack of mental health care, but Rollins didn’t do that. Show More Summary

This Week's Homosexual Agenda: Sing-Alongs and Sassy Movies

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I KNOW! We are the luckiest freaks in the whole wide weeping world! Or at least I am—it's like this week was totally made for me. Like the universe is catering to my every weird little whim! Practically all of my very favorite junk that...Show More Summary

FBI Data Proves That Washington Background Checks Stop Dangerous Gun Sales, Group Says

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

BILLIONAIRE ELITIST HYPOCRITE MICHAEL BLOOMBERG IS COMING FOR YER SNACKS, SODAS, AND GUNS! That's the message of a new ad the National Rifle Association will be running in bunch of battleground states. Except, it's not true. But it is funny: No, Bloomberg does not want to ban guns. Show More Summary

In Culture News: High School Production of Spamalot Canceled Due to Gay Content

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

High School Production of Spamalot Canceled Over Gay Content: Howard Sherman clues us into a controversy in Pennsylvania: Olga Popova/Shutterstock It was first reported by the local television station WNEP on July 1 that the [South Williamsport’s...Show More Summary

Poster of the Week

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Here's another example of why Shogo Ota is one of the best poster designers in town. The five artists in Tag 2.0 must make their stylistically dissimilar sets segue from one to the next, so Shogo has drawn them with one continuous line. See more at tiremanstudio.com. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

In the Red Records to Reissue the Intelligence's Caustic Debut LP, Boredom and Terror

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

In the Red Records Ten years ago the Intelligence released their debut album, Boredom and Terror, and instantly asserted themselves as one of Seattle’s best bands. (The group won the Stranger music Genius award in 2011.) Now you have...Show More Summary

The History and Fluxing Demographics of Ferguson and Our Nation's Suburbs

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

As many have noted, the city of St. Louis has long been plagued by racism. The police killing of Michael Brown and the subsequent protests, however, took place in Ferguson, a once affluent suburb of 21,000. The town, and the situation...Show More Summary

Top-Priority Beers at Seattle International Beerfest (It Starts Tomorrow!)

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

BOTTOMS UP Beerfest's mercifully small four-ounce pours. The Seattle International Beerfest is upon us once again, with Fisher Pavilion becoming a celebration of, in the organizers' words, "rare, hard-to-find, exotic beers"—hundreds of them—from Friday, August 22, through Sunday, August 24. Show More Summary

Ten Music-Video Fashion Hits of the 1980s

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

TINA TURNER'S ZIP-ZAP ZAMBONI ATTACK After attending one of Central Cinema's monthly 1980s music-video sing-alongs, I was so inspired by the swooshing spectacle of fashion wonderments, I combed the internet's vast collection of vintage...Show More Summary

SL Letter of the Day: Numbed and Confused

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

My boyfriend had surgery for phimosis a year ago and while it solved the pain problem he now has total loss of penile sensation and a neurological/physiological disconnect. Another botched circumcision. He can still get erections inShow More Summary

If You Weren't at the 2014 Film Genius Showcase at the Frye, Here's What You Missed

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kelly O Paul Eenhoorn talked about his acting technique, smoking, and gambling. "I've had a few of these," said actor Paul Eenhoorn, shaking his wine glass and grinning as he joined David Schmader on the stage at the Frye for last night's Genius Awards film showcase. Show More Summary

Challenger Accuses Dave Reichert of Ice Bucket Hypocrisy

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

On Monday, Congressman Dave Reichert (R, 8th District) took the Ice Bucket Challenge. For those of you who don't know, the Ice Bucket Challenge is this summer's hottest amyotrophic lateral sclerosis-related trend. For both of you who've...Show More Summary

Federal Judge Strikes Down Florida Gay Marriage Ban

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Miami Herald reports: A federal judge on Thursday ruled Florida's gay-marriage ban unconstitutional and ordered the state to recognize marriages legally performed elsewhere. U.S. District Judge Robert L. Hinkle, however, immediately...Show More Summary

Mapping Seattle's Fig Trees and Places of Shame with Ed Skoog of the Triggering Town Review

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Click to enlarge. Tomorrow night and Saturday, Hugo House is hosting Triggering Town Review, a variety show/play/reading/concert planned and assembled by brilliant local poet Ed Skoog and musician Sam Watts. The names attached to Triggering...Show More Summary

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