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Poll Says Most Americans Want the Refugee Children to Stay

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I've been gobsmacked by all the right-wing hate for refugee children. It's just ugly racism, pure and simple, and it flies in the face of the right's pro-life ideology. (Uh, every child's life is precious, unless they're non-white and...Show More Summary

This Week in Twitter Trends: #UnfollowAMan

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"Earlier this year, I undertook an experiment: I unfollowed all men on Twitter," writes Katie Notopoulos on Buzzfeed today. "Every last stinking one of them. And life has never been better." In her magnum opus of a Buzzfeed post (orShow More Summary

Murray Stenson Says This Aquavit Workshop Is Awesome

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Join the very knowledgeable Lexi (one name only, like Cher) from the Old Ballard Liquor Co. at the very stylish Swedish Club for a workshop all about aquavit... KEEP READING > >

Sarah Palin Strip-Mines Her Dwindling Power with a Subscription TV Channel

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Via Brendan Kiley Sarah Palin represents that rarest of cases: She's a political figure who has spent every last dime of political capital that she earned through her half-term as governor of Alaska and as a failed vice presidential candidate. Show More Summary

The Feds’ Surprising Response to Exploding Hash-Oil Labs

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

DEA HAMPTON GREENS APARTMENT COMPLEX Authorities say a hash-oil lab in one of the apartments exploded, killing a neighbor. Eight months ago, an explosion and fire tore through the Hampton Greens apartment complex in Bellevue. It happened at 6:30 in the morning. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton: George W. Bush Is My Hero

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

WaPo:Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton raised eyebrows on CNN by claiming that former President George W. Bush actually brought out her patriotism and made her proud of her American roots.She also seemed to take a pot shot at President Obama’s foreign affairs policies during an interview on the “Fareed Zakaria GPS” show on CNN. Show More Summary

Emily Gould Was a Gawker Star—How's Her Novel?

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Curiosity will presumably bring lots of readers to Emily Gould's debut novel, Friendship. Gould earned a certain level of internet notoriety (neteriety?) as a star blogger for Gawker, back when Gawker was a publishing-industry gossip blog and not an edgier Huffington Post. Show More Summary

A Leading Jewish Intellectual of the 20th Century Saw the Fate of the Israeli State at a Time When Jews Were Still in Nazi Death Camps

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Hannah Adrent, one of the greatest minds of the previous century, wrote in 1944:[O]nly folly could dictate a policy which trusts a distant imperial power for protection, while alienating the goodwill of neighbors. And then in 1948, during...Show More Summary

The Morning News: More Bertha Delays, More Questions About Seattle Schools, and More Debt

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Washington State Department of Transportation HAPPIER TIMES: Former Governor Christine Gregoire and current Governor Jay Inslee celebrating the launch of Seattle's tunnel boring machine back in July of 2013. Is the Seattle School Board...Show More Summary

Satanists Respond to Hobby Lobby Decision by Asserting Religious Exemption from "Informed Consent" Abortion Laws

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Edouard Coleman/ Citing some of their central religious tenets, the Satanic Temple has just offered what is probably the most creative response yet to the Supreme Court's recent Hobby Lobby ruling: A letter women canShow More Summary

I Regret I Missed The Thown Epps

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Last week I made a joke that the only thing that might keep me from seeing a partially reformed Mr. Epp and the Calculations, AKA the Thrown Epps (as the lineup featured a member or two of another '80s noise group, the Thrown Ups), last Thursday at the Central would be if I happened to get hit by a car. Show More Summary

Republicans Attack Democrat for Being Too Republican

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Northwest Progressive Institute A MAILER IN WASHINGTON'S 45TH LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT says Democratic state senate candidate Matt Isenhower is too Republican. The mailer was paid for by Republicans. The Stranger Election Control Board endorsed...Show More Summary

Pharoah Sanders, Dave Douglas Quintet Head Up 26th Earshot Jazz Fest

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The renowned Earshot Jazz Festival takes place at several Seattle venues Oct. 10-Nov. 11. Performing at this 26th annual event are Pharoah Sanders, Dave Douglas Quintet, Joe Lovano, Linda Oh, Joey Baron, Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba, Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey, McTuff, and many others. Show More Summary

What Are You Doing This Week? Stranger Critics Answer the Question

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Courtesy of Frye Art Museum Looking for Open Windows Among the Shadows of the Cocaine Envel FOR OPEN WINDOWS AMONG THE SHADOWS OF THE COCAINE ENVELOPE by Curtis Barnes Jen Graves: "Tomorrow, I get the pleasure of sitting down to talk with (listen to) veteran Seattle artist Curtis R. Show More Summary

In Culture News: Shabazz Palaces Gets Pitchforked, Free Money Is Up for Grabs, and a Surprising Lack of Jacob Lawrence

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Pitchfork Bestows an 8.2 Rating on Shabazz Palaces’ Lese Majesty: Today on Pitchfork, critic Craig Jenkins lavished praise on Seattle hiphop innovators Shabazz Palaces’ new album, Lese Majesty. “Similar to recent albums by the RootsShow More Summary

Now That Nerds Run Everything, San Diego Comic-Con Has Become Irrelevant

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I guess I don't understand the point of San Diego Comic-Con anymore. It used to be the event where the comic book industry revealed their most exciting plans for the year ahead, but now those announcements are spread around to all the various conventions, especially New York Comic Con and Chicago Comic Con. Show More Summary

Capitol Hill Block Party Wrap Up: The Best In Photos

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Best stoner graffiti: Kelly O Best lipstick on a dude with a condom in his fanny pack: Kelly O Best non-permanent message written on a hand (the band Childbirth): Kelly O Best permanent tattoo per official SLOG vote: Kelly O Best crowd...Show More Summary

Monday's Music News and Gossip

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Brooklyn Benjestorf A$AP ROCKY Does in fact "fuck with" Seattle. • So many things happened at Capitol Hill Block Party over the weekend! Here are some of them: On Friday, Matt & Kim—who are seemingly contractually obligated to play all...Show More Summary

King County Superior Court Judge Rules That the Woodland Park Zoo Is Not Subject to the Public Disclosure Act

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kelly O A judge has ruled that the Woodland Park Zoo can decide what we do and don't get to know about this elephant. This morning, King County Superior Court Judge Jean A. Rietschel ruled that the Woodland Park Zoo is not obligatedShow More Summary

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