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Savage Love

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Professional dominatrix thought she'd seen everything—until this happened. by Dan Savage I'm a professional dominatrix, and I thought I'd seen everything in the last five years. But this situation completely baffled the entire dungeon. Show More Summary

Tommy Le’s Family Sues King County Over the 20-Year-Old’s Death, Claiming Racial Bias

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A federal lawsuit. by Steven Hsieh SH Members of Tommy Le's family joined attorney Jeffrey Campiche this morning to announce a federal lawsuit against King County. Family members of Tommy Le, the unarmed 20-year-old who was fatally shot...Show More Summary

Nothing Gold Can Stay, Again: The Awl Is Shutting Down

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sean Nelson You can't spell "The Awl is closing down" without "aw." Some people, including a surprising number of my colleagues, seem to think that getting sentimental about newspapers or websites closing down constitutes wasted emotional energy. Show More Summary

104 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Jan 16-21, 2018

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Unusual, offbeat, quirky events you might not otherwise know about. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our arts critics have already recommended 64 great things to do this week and our music critics have picked the 34 best music show, but there are still hundreds more events happening. Show More Summary

Diving Deeper Into King County's Third-in-the-Nation Homelessness Numbers

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Seattle has 121 people experiencing homelessness per 10,000. by Heidi Groover About 11,600 people are experiencing homelessness in King County, according to the latest point-in-time count. City of Seattle New federal stats released back...Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day:

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I've been with my wonderful wife for fourteen years, married for the last eight. We have two kids (five and two years old) and a house in the 'burbs. She is the love of my life and I couldn't be happier. Except. There are demons, and they're mine. Show More Summary

"Autofac," an Episode from New Amazon Series Electric Dreams, Is About How to Destroy Amazon

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede This is a cold war.... Amazon Let's go straight to the second episode of Amazon Prime Video's new anthology—Electric Dreams—based on stories by American science fiction writer Philip K. Dick’s, "Autofac." (The first...Show More Summary

Mona Das Exits the Race for WA-8, Which Still Leaves Nine Challengers

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Other Democrats in the race: Follow Das's lead. by Rich Smith Mona Das bows out of her congressional race. Mona Das for Congress Today, Mona Das announced on Facebook that she's no longer running for Congress in Washington's 8th District. Show More Summary

Carrie Brownstein Is Making a TV Show About Her Life (and a New Sleater-Kinney Album Is in the Works!)

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

It's “a show about a young woman, a band, and a community learning how to be unafraid of their own noise.” by Amber Cortes Carrie Brownstein's remarkable life: coming to a screen near you. SCOTT DUDELSON VIA GETTY IMAGES Portlandia fans...Show More Summary

Counterpoint: Why Your Defense of Aziz Ansari Makes You a Tone-Deaf Asshole

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The fact of the matter is that most women will not be victims of Harvey Weinstein. Most women, however, will experience uncomfortable pressure like what the author of the Aziz Ansari account detailed. by Nathalie Graham Aziz Ansari at...Show More Summary

Before We Burn Aziz Ansari, Perhaps Some Self-Reflection Is in Order

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

if Aziz Ansari is guilty, then a whole lot of women are guilty, too. by Katie Herzog Fomerly beloved comic Aziz Ansari Greg Doherty/Getty Images When I read the by-now viral article about a date with Aziz Ansair being the "worst night"...Show More Summary

The Drama in WET’s Straight White Men Even Extends to the Program

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A note from director Sara Porkalob to start dialogue about Young Jean Lee's play ended up starting dialogue with Lee instead. by Rich Smith Director Sara Porkalob wanted audiences not to feel as bad for one of these characters as they may have felt. Show More Summary

The Misuse of "It's" Has Become Rampant, with No End in Sight

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

For how much longer are we going to tolerate the rampant misuse of "it's"? by Dave Segal The Electric Company illuminates a rudimentary grammar rule. YouTube screengrab A popular internet-era axiom is, "Don't read the comments." Fuck that. Show More Summary

The Nostalgia of The Final Year Doesn't Address the Fierce Urgency of Now

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders The stars of The Final Year, a documentary chronicling the last days of the Obama approach to our world and its problems. Getty Images There are probably more important things you can do in response to the Trump era than...Show More Summary

“I Am Not Going to Stop,” Pledges Local Immigration Activist Targeted by ICE

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Maru Mora, a local immigration activist who faces deportation, spoke in front of ICE's Seattle office today alongside her daughter and supporters. HG When the letter arrived at Maru Mora’s home in December, she recognized...Show More Summary

"Let's Do It" with Bri Pruett: Putting the Sensual in Consensual

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Bri Pruett There’s only one sure-fire way to avoid being in a consensual gray area in a sexual scenario; use your grown-up words and explicitly ask for consent. If you’re a shy or less verbal person, this might seem like a daunting task. Show More Summary

Denis Johnson Triumphs Over the Grave In His Final Story Collection, The Largesse of the Sea Maiden

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Johnson's highly anticipated collection comes out today. by Willie Fitzgerald One of the stories in Johnson’s posthumous collection, which comes out today, is so good it left me literally stammering aloud to no one. Cindy Lee Johnson For one year in college I worked as a bouncer at a cacophonous place that catered almost exclusively to students. Show More Summary

The Morning News: An Unusually Warm Seattle Winter, and a Gun Debate That's Still Hot

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

China's cleaning up its act, North Korea suits up for the Olympics, and a lot American men need a crash course on consent. by Nathalie Graham Will legislators ban bump stocks? GEORGE FREY/GETTY IMAGES You didn’t forget about gun control...Show More Summary

Add Rep. Pramila Jayapal to the List of Dems Boycotting the State of the Union

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Steven Hsieh ANNOUNCEMENT: With all the racism coming from the White House, I will NOT be attending @realDonaldTrump's State of the Union. Instead, we'll focus on the State of OUR Union, our opposition to his agenda, and we will lift up a progressive and inclusive vision of our country. Show More Summary

Voices from Seattle's MLK Day March

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"Dr. King stood for equality for all. Socially, we've lost some of that today." by Eli Sanders Ray Clark with his family at today's Martin Luther King, Jr. march in Seattle. ES Ray Clark, 42Seattle "born and raised" Why are you out here today? To support democracy. Show More Summary

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