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Sierra Club Criticizes Puget Sound Energy Over a "Repeal and Replace" Climate Plan

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Montana's coal-fired Colstrip power plant. David T. Hanson Puget Sound Energy, the private utility company that serves natural gas to Seattle and electricity to the rest of King County, has received praise for meeting and exceeding its carbon reduction targets under the Obama-era Clean Power Plan. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Best Friends Has Game, Boyfriend, Endless Parade of Sexy Hookups

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I’m a 23-year-old non-binary queer, I’ve never really been in a relationship and this is a source of some emotional baggage on my end. This feeling has been exacerbated by recent events: I got briefly romantically entangled a few months ago with a close friend. Show More Summary

Elliott Sharp Reimagines the Work of Thelonious Monk

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

His current tour celebrates what would’ve been Thelonious Monk’s 100th birthday. by Robert Ham T helonious Monk’s shadow still looms large in the music world some 35 years after his death. It wasn’t until guitarist Elliott Sharp studied...Show More Summary

Joe Hagan on the Rise of Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Sticky Fingers is a crawl through rock & roll journalism and American history. by Jenni Moore D uring my college days at the University of Oregon, one of my favorite journalism professors, Tom Wheeler, told my class about the time he interviewed Keith Richards for Rolling Stone. Show More Summary

The Guitar Tech for The War On Drugs Is Awesome

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Last night at the Moore, the War on Drugs did that one long song they do, and it was indie arena rock to the max. by Rich Smith This is not the guitar tech, but his handiwork allowed this moment to happen. RS Last night at the Moore Theatre, lead singer Adam Granduciel was having a guitar problem during the lead-up to a lead. Show More Summary

The Foreigner: Jackie Chan Versus Pierce Brosnan!

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

God bless you, Jackie Chan. by Ben Coleman H ere’s what The Foreigner looks like: Taken, but with Jackie Chan. But if you walk into the theater expecting either a Taken knockoff or a typical Jackie Chan vehicle, you’re going to be disappointed. Show More Summary

Confused Kids, Asshole Dads, and The Meyerowitz Stories

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Family! It's the worst! Or... the best? No, it's the worst. by Erik Henriksen E verybody thinks their family is unique, and everybody thinks their family is fucked up. Sure, everyone’s family might technically be unique, but zoom out...Show More Summary

Ed Murray Was at a City Press Conference Today

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

We'll be busy putting our heads in a blender. by Heidi Groover Former #Seattle mayor Ed Murray says he watched signing of City legislation as a private citizen. Hear from him tonight on @KIRO7Seattle. pic.twitter.com/UxF9eZ0was— Patrick...Show More Summary

You Have Never Seen Pride and Prejudice the Way Seattle Rep Is Doing It

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The show manages to be both utterly silly and unexpectedly profound. by Christopher Frizzelle This Pride and Prejudice blew me away. It involves slapstick, pop music, and men in drag—and it works! Alan Alabastro The curtain is already up when you walk in. Show More Summary

Appeals Court: People Who Live in Tents Have the Same Privacy Protections As Those in Houses

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A recent case asked: Is a tarp a home? by Heidi Groover The Stranger The Washington Court of Appeals ruled on Wednesday that people living on the streets are entitled to the same constitutional privacy protections as those living in houses. Earlier this year, we covered the case of William Pippin. Show More Summary

Two Freshly Minted Literary Geniuses Will Visit Seattle Soon

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith (L-R) Look for Viet Thanh Nguyen and Jesmyn Ward at a Benaroya Hall near you. John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation This morning the MacArthur Fellowship announced their new class of geniuses, each of whom receive...Show More Summary

Scraping By with Protomartyr

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Protomartyr’s Joe Casey talks realism and the band’s new album, Relatives in Descent. by Mark Lore J oe Casey has a reputation for being a little surly and fatalistic. This tends to be the focus of articles about his band, Protomartyr—there’s...Show More Summary

Blabbermouth Podcast: White Men Misbehaving, the NFL Pushes Back, and More!

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Staff Subscribe to the podcast FOR FREE by clicking right here! Republican Senator Bob Corker says our president lives in an “adult daycare.” But really, what boomer doesn’t these days? Dan Savage, Rich Smith, and Eli Sanders...Show More Summary

A Seattle Family of Four Needs $75,000 to Pay For Basic Needs

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The costs of living are skyrocketing across the state, and wages aren't keeping up. by Chetanya Robinson OpenStreetMap contributors A new UW report shows that the cost of living, especially for families with children, has risen dramatically across the state. Show More Summary

Trump: "Disgusting" Press Gets To Write "Whatever It Wants"

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Trump denies that he said he wanted 10x more nukes, calls @NBCNews report "#FakeNews".???? As IF we'd believe Trump??https://t.co/VIKnYEdl22 — Dr. Dena Grayson (@DrDenaGrayson) October 11, 2017 This morning Trump tweeted that NBC's license to broadcast should be revoked because he doesn't like their reporting on FuckingMoronGazi. Show More Summary

Amazon Exec Says HQ2 Won't Be In Seattle Or Anywhere In The Northwest

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Sorry, Tacoma and King County. by Chetanya Robinson Wanted: Less rain. DAVID RYDER/GETTY Seattle and every other city in the Northwest can give up on wooing Amazon to build its second headquarters here. It's not happening, Amazon Worldwide...Show More Summary

Amazon Tells Seattle That Not Everyone Wants to Live Here

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Twilight of the goodtimes... Charles Mudede This must hurt. Seattle just heard something from an Amazon executive, Jeff Wilke, who said what has always secretly feared: Some people do not want to live here. The city is not all that it thinks it is. Show More Summary

ITMFA Donates Another $100,000 to ACLU, Planned Parenthood, and IRAP

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I'm thrilled to announce that ITMFA is sending a second round of checks to the American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood, and the International Refugee Assistance Project. This morning we sent off checks Planned...Show More Summary

I, Anonymous: The Curious Incident of the Dog (Poop) in the Night-Time

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

You, the dog, and the shit leave together. by Anonymous I'm on to you, Granny. We both know that I've seen you, and that little dog, too. The rolling through the hood at 4:30 in the morning in your PJs and slippers, dog in tow. You park...Show More Summary

Sick Tape Shows Electronic-Music Scene's Health—and Benefits Key Seattle Event Coordinator

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Northwest-centric electronic-music cassette But You Don't Look Sick benefits one of the most dedicated supporters/organizers of Seattle's underground scene. by Dave Segal Ex-Debacle Fest operative Samantha Fonteyne-Crescioni and husband...Show More Summary

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