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Savage Love Letter of the Day: Another Jealous Boyfriend

by Dan Savage I'm a 28-year-old gay male. My current boyfriend recently became upset about the fact that I occasionally looked at craigslist ads for masturbatory purposes for the first few months of our 8-month relationship. The thing is, we met via Craigslist, and two months into dating, I saw he had posted an ad. Show More Summary

Seattle Seahawk Richard Sherman Gets Behind Colin Kaepernick

Seattle Seahawk Richard Sherman Gets Behind Colin Kaepernick by Tricia Romano Seattle Seahawk Richard Sherman Gives Statement Supporting Colin Kaepernick: Video of Richard Sherman's message: pic.twitter.com/w8tacGRPzr— Brady Henderson...Show More Summary

Guest Editorial: Voting Yes On Prop 1 Is the Only Way to Get Light Rail Faster

by Seattle Subway The authors, transit advocates at Seattle Subway, say we can speed up building the new light rail lines in ST3—but first you have to vote yes. Sound Transit Have you heard that we have a transportation problem? Everyone is experiencing a worsening commute to work. Show More Summary

Danny Westneat Says We Need to Hire More Police Because of Increased Gun Violence and Rape

by Sydney Brownstone But separate from the police debate, Westneat does not distinguish between increased incidences of rape versus increased reporting of rape. Increased rape reporting would actually be a good thing, and not necessarily a sign of increased crime. Show More Summary

Don King Wants White Women to Vote For Donald Trump

by Charles Mudede Hey white ladies, get Trumpy. PATRIZIA TILLY/SHUTTERSTOCK Today, the almost totally forgotten boxing promoter Don King entered a Cleveland church and, from its pulpit, told the white women of America that it was in their best interest to vote for Donald Trump. Show More Summary

Marshawn Lynch Supports Colin Kaepernick on Late Night TV

by Sydney Brownstone As opposed to the Seahawks' standing show of "unity" the other week, the recently retired running back went on national television and said, "I'd rather see him take a knee than stand up, put his hands up, and get murdered." [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

In Honor of His 82nd Birthday: 22 Essential Leonard Cohen Songs That Aren’t "Hallelujah"

by Sean Nelson "And she will learn to touch herself so well/ as all the sails burn down like paper/ And he has lit the chain of his famous cigarillo. Leonard Cohen, the whispering titan of singer-songwriters, and one of the only living music artists whose song lyrics are worth reading in a book, celebrates his 82nd birthday today. Show More Summary

Dave Kennedy Uses Photography Because It's the Medium That Makes Us the Dumbest

by Jen Graves Dave Kennedy, Framed between two others, 2016, photocopies, wood scraps, duct tape, tape, light grey tube, blue cap, and rusty clip, 113 by 73 inches by 6 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Bridge Productions Sometimes what an artist wants is so simple. Show More Summary

Mr Robot Season Two Ends Tonight: Perhaps the Post-Revolution Should Not Be Televised

by Charles Mudede Rami Malek made a little history by winning Best Actor in a Drama at the 68th Emmy Awards. USA Network On Sunday night, Rami Malek won an Emmy for best actor in a drama for his portrayal of Elliot Alderson on Mr. Robot. Show More Summary

Sady Doyle's Trainwreck Deconstructs Our Obsession with Suffering Women

Sady Doyle's Trainwreck Deconstructs Our Obsession with Suffering Women by Megan Burbank B ritney Spears became human to me in 2007. Until her very public breakdown that year, Britney had seemed like a robot built in a lab according to the exact specifications of the male gaze. Show More Summary

Jerry Lewis Shines in the Manipulative Max Rose

Jerry Lewis Shines in the Manipulative Max Rose by Wm. Steven Humphrey W hile everyone remembers Jerry Lewis’s hilarious youth with comedy partner Dean Martin, less is said about his flings with drama. His turn as a burned-out late-night...Show More Summary

Well, Here's an Image of Donald Trump That's Enough to Make Your Heart Stop

by Christopher Frizzelle No, not this photo... uplift_the_world / Shutterstock.com THIS photo. Which, I guess isn't a photo. It's a heart attack courtesy of Photoshop. You ought to read the piece this photo illustration accompanies, too. Show More Summary

TICKETS ON SALE NOW FOR THE 12TH ANNUAL HUMP! FILM FESTIVAL!

by Dan Savage The Pacific Northwest's biggest, best, and only amateur porn film festival returns in November! What is HUMP!? It's a festival featuring five-minute-or-less films that run the gamut from hardcore to softcore, live action to animation, serious to comic. Show More Summary

Wendy Red Star Wins the Betty Bowen Award

by Jen Graves Wendy Red Star's new photography is about generational inheritances and adaptations, specifically matrilineal relationships in Crow culture. Images courtesy of the artist Portland-based artist Wendy Red Star is the winner of this year's Betty Bowen Award, which recognizes Northwest artists. Show More Summary

The Morning News: We Need to Talk About Skittles and Nuremberg

by Sydney Brownstone The logic of Don Jr's Skittles tweet has origins in Nazi propaganda. ANTON_IVANOV/SHUTTERSTOCK.COM Did You See that Trump/Pence Skittles Propaganda and Roll Your Eyes? Donald Trump Jr. tweeted it out. He compared...Show More Summary

View-Obsessed West Seattle Homeowners Who Illegally Cut Trees Sued for $1.6M

by Ana Sofia Knauf Homeowners felled about 150 trees along a steep slope in West Seattle back in January. Ezume Images / Shutterstock Suck it, view-mongers. Yesterday, city officials announced that they are finally suing a group of West...Show More Summary

Public Schools Superintendent Candidate Erin Jones Tries to Have it Both Ways on Race, Too

by Ansel Herz Goaded by a right-wing troll, Erin Jones accused us of engaging in racial "tokenism." Let's look at the record. Jones Campaign This evening, the two candidates to lead Washington's public school system will face off in a debate hosted by the Greater Seattle Business Association. Show More Summary

Guest Editorial: Why You Should Sign Initiative 873 to Change the State Law on Police Killings

by Adam Smith The writer, who represents Seattle's 9th Congressional District in the US House of Representatives, says we need Initiative 873 on the ballot in order to reform this state's law on unjustified police killings. COURTESYShow More Summary

Welcome to College... Don't Fuck It Up (Unless You Want To)

The Stranger's Back to School Advice by Eli Sanders Hello, new students! You have so much to look forward to: five terms of President Trump, robots taking whatever "job" you might want to put your learnin' toward, and a warming planet that's gearing up to fry your offspring. Show More Summary

EOD: That Antikythera Shipwreck Everyone's Talking About? It Also Carried the First Known Computer

by Jennifer Campbell Three weeks ago, underwater archeologists found a 2,000-year-old human skeleton buried in the wreckage of Roman ship near the Greek island of Antikythera. It's a rare and exciting find, as the squeals from the divers in the video above can attest. Show More Summary

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