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Elysian Brewing Sold to Anheuser-Busch

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger The Elysian: now owned by the brewers of Bud Light. This morning, Anheuser-Busch, the U.S. subsidiary of global brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev, announced that they are acquiring Seattle's Elysian Brewing. The sale includesShow More Summary

Don't Read the Comments—Sing Them! The Decemberists on Kimmel Last Night

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Fresh off the twin successes of a new album release and their very own DAY, Portland's beloved and bescorned The Decemberists appeared on Jimmy Kimmel's late night show on ABC last night, and whipped out this little ode to the troll nation. No Seattle tour date has yet been announced, but don't worry. Show More Summary

WSDOT Says If This Bertha Contractor Walks Out, We'll Get Another One

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Washington State Department of Transportation Bertha's tunnel contractor may be entitled to a $20 million change order dealing with soil conditions at the site of the launch pit, pictured here. Information bombs tend to go off right before the Washington State Department of Transportation meets with elected officials. Show More Summary

Trisha Ready and Metaphors of the Ill Body

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This book contains one of Susan Sontag's most famous sentences I must begin by saying that I have not read Illness as Metaphor, the key text in Trisha Ready's brilliant essay "How Listening to Music and Fighting with Susan Sontag Helped Me Cope with Chemo," an essay you need to read right now. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Truck Driver Hit and Killed a Bicyclist Last Night at the Canadian Border

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kevin_Hsieh / Shutterstock.com It wasn't at this border crossing but a border crossing about a mile from here. Pickup Truck Driver Who Says He Killed a Cyclist Last Night Did the Right Thing and Turned Himself in Three Hours Later: I have to say, the driver has my sympathy here—at least if the Bellingham Herald's account is correct. Show More Summary

Police Reports Illustrated: Professional Criminal

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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Another Candidate Enters the District 5 City Council Race: Low-Income Housing Advocate Mercedes Elizalde

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Mercedes Elizalde is the fourth candidate to file to run in the 5th District in North Seattle. Of the seven newly created city council districts, there's only one where no current city council member lives: the 5th in North Seattle, including Maple Leaf and Northgate up to the border with Shoreline. Show More Summary

SL Letter of the Day: Cheater and Cheated

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I'm a 39-year-old woman in a seven year committed relationship. Two week before Christmas 2014, I find out from my boyfriend's best friend that he has been fucking five different women. I was shocked and heartbroken when I found out. When I confronted my bf, he unravels this horrible nightmare for me. Show More Summary

Livingston Seagull's "Frog Rocker" Is the Song of the Day

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Puget EP by Livingston Seagull Local punk pop four piece Livingston Seagull released their Puget EP late last year, and it's a pleasingly scruffy, surprisingly melodic set of Dinosaur Jr.-styled guitar chug and half-time singalong choruses (bonus: their vocalist sounds nothing like J. Show More Summary

Heavy Does It—Brothers of the Sonic Cloth Offer a Preview of Their Volcanic New Album

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Seattle metal trio Brothers of the Sonic Cloth will be releasing their long-gestating self-titled debut album on Neurot Recordings, February 17. Featuring local rock legend and all-around supernatural force for good Tad Doyle on guitar...Show More Summary

Check Out the Trailer for Netflix's Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

One of the great things about living in the multi-platform age is that when old-timey broadcast networks pass on an unusual show, sometimes it's picked up by other cable or streaming services and BAM! It's a success and everybody wins (except the idiot network). Show More Summary

Savage Love: The Hunger

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Joe Newton I'm a straight 18-year-old girl in my first sexual relationship. Things are a little awkward, and I could chalk it up to inexperience, but here's what I feel conflicted about: I have a vore fetish. It was a fascination for me as a young child and became a sexual thing around the time I hit puberty. Show More Summary

RL Grime Explains What DJs Do Onstage and Why "Trap" Is Not a Bad Word

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

ANDI ELLOWAY RL Grime—His real name is Henry Steinway. You're at the club, you're extremely well-groomed, and you're caked in so much fragrance that raccoons in Klickitat County think a barge of Drakkar Noir has run aground at Cal Anderson Park. Show More Summary

Ag Gag Bill Looks Like It'll Die in Committee (That's a Good Thing)

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

YT A still from one of the undercover videos of cows being abused—physically and sexually—that prompted Idaho's ag gag law. The ag gag bill I wrote about earlier this week had a hearing on Tuesday and looks like it's stalled in committee. Show More Summary

Why Is an HBO Doc About Kurt Cobain the Only Seattle-Related Film that at Sundance 2015?

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

HBO Kurt Cobain repping Seattle at 2015 Sundance What you will not find at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, which opens today, is a film from Seattle. Judging from the lineup in the main categories, it seems all that will represent us...Show More Summary

Disaster, Camp, and Dullness in Joshua Conkel's Sprawl, the Inaugural Show at 12th Avenue Arts

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

ANTHONY WHITE Sprawl: Social fissures become gaping rifts. Some plays give up all their secrets in the first 150 words—the 106-word prologue to Romeo and Juliet might be the most famous example—which is a welcome relief from the mystery...Show More Summary

Big News on Seattle's Media Beat

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Breaking! Item 1: The Seattle Weekly has a new publisher. His name is Bob Baranski, he most recently worked as the vice president of sales/associate publisher of the San Diego Business Journal, and says "politics, arts, culture and music...Show More Summary

Defeating Keystone XL Would Be a Victory for Environmentalists, But It Might Mean More Dangerous Tar Sands Oil Moving Through Seattle

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Steven Frame/Shutterstock A Department of Ecology draft study published last fall found that the amount of oil chugging through Washington state “poses threats to the inland rivers, streams and groundwater.” For the last six years, environmentalists have framed the fight against the Keystone XL pipeline into a symbolic war on climate change. Show More Summary

Race and Class In America, Chapter MCMXLVII

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Another all-time classic HuffPo Entertainment headline: Maybe it will, Kevin. Maybe it will. Black or White opens Fri Jan 30. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney to Meet in Utah, Probably Discuss Presidential Campaigns

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Maria Dryfhout / Shutterstock.com "Mmmm, mint. I love mints. They're so minty! You know, my dad used to give me mints when I got good grades at school. Love my dad." "Jeb Bush and Mitt Romney are scheduled to meet privately this week...Show More Summary

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