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Archived Since:March 23, 2008

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Anita Sarkeesian Threatened with Rape and Murder for Daring to Keep Critiquing Video Games

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Anita Sarkeesian, the woman behind a fantastic web series critiquing misogyny in video games, released another video this week. Funded as a Kickstarter project, Sarkeesian's "Tropes vs. Women in Video Games" series is an accessible but...Show More Summary

Kid Comes Out, Family Disowns Him

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

What can we do to shame these fucking hateful inbreds? I know they think they are in the right, but how can we show them the cultural tide is leaving them behind? If they truly have gay friends like they say they do, then there mustShow More Summary

Radical Church for Ferguson at Northwest African American Museum

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Last night, Northwest African American Museum held an event called PKN SEA vol. 56 #Ferguson. It was organized a week before with Pecha Kucha Seattle and Seattle People of Color Salon, and concerned the young and unarmed man, Michael Brown, who was killed by a white police officer in Ferguson, a predominantly black suburb of St. Show More Summary

SL Letter of the Day: Innocent Virgins

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I'm a 21-year-old female college student and I've been dating my boyfriend for about a year now. It's a long-distance/online relationship. He's planning to come visit me for the first time in a few months. He lives in the UK and we Skype/video/voice chat every day. Show More Summary

In Culture News: Sherman Alexie and Jess Walter Share "A Tiny Sense of Accomplishment"

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Olivier D’hose Local Writer Goes Head-First Into Rubble: Ansel Herz told you yesterday that Gazans have launched the "Rubble Bucket Challenge," a riff on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in which people dump rubble on their heads to raise awareness of the situation in Gaza. Show More Summary

Poster of the Week

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

In case you aren't aware, the fact that Slint are playing in Seattle is a pretty huge deal. Mike Klay has done this occasion justice with this impressive 25-by-9.5-inch two-color screen print (with metallic silver, no less!). See more of Mike's work at powerslidedesign.com. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Why is Bumbershoot Better This Year Than Previous Years?

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

MARK KAUFMAN Something feels different about Bumbershoot this year. In the weeks after One Reel announced the lineup for this summer's festival, artists, musicians, critics, and friends began saying something I hadn't heard in years:...Show More Summary

An Oregon Family Makes a Difficult Decision

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Brain-Dead Teen, Only Capable Of Rolling Eyes And Texting, To Be Euthanized [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Remember That One Time When Kelly O Snuck "Yoopers" Into the Dictionary?

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This was the Word of the Day on Merriam-Webster's official site in July, but a Stranger reader just brought it to our attention today: Congratulations are due to the fabulous Kelly O for helping to make the longtime nickname of the Michigan's upper peninsula dictionary-official. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Tonight in Music: Slint, How to Dress Well and Terman Shanks!

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

SLINT'S STOIC HEROIC POST ROCK (Showbox at the Market) Now that Louisville shruggers Slint have been cinematically documented with the excellent Breadcrumb Trail and made a couple of comeback tours, they no longer have that coveted mystique. Show More Summary

Gay Bathhouses Are Going Extinct

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

There used to be 200 gay bathhouse in the United States. Now there are fewer than 70. ABCNews: Gone are the days when bathhouses drew crowds just by offering a discreet place for gays to meet, share saunas and, often, have sex. "The acceptance of gays has changed the whole world. Show More Summary

How You Can Rally for Scarecrow Video While Enjoying "the Sleaziest Nancy Drew Mystery Imaginable"

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Tomorrow night at 7 pm, Scarecrow Video is presenting a free screening of a movie called Scream for Help at the Grand Illusion. In addition to being a fun, free movie that represents the depth of Scarecrow's archives of esoteric movies,...Show More Summary

Photo of the Week: Bumbershoot Cometh!

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Have you looked at the Official Stranger Guide, and even more importantly—where is your fanny pack? Kelly O [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Disney Files Patents for Drone Use in Park Shows

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

pc The eyes of Mickey are upon you. The patents represent three different use cases. In one, illuminated drones will be employed in a replacement for fireworks. In another, they'd replace helium and carry those big, paraded inflatable characters. Show More Summary

Developing: Jesse Frohman's Kurt Cobain Photo Book

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Kurt Cobain industry continues unabated. The latest slice of cultural product about the late Nirvana frontman is New York photographer Jesse Frohman's Kurt Cobain: The Last Session, a book of photos from a July 1993 shoot done while Nirvana were in NYC promoting the In Utero album. Show More Summary

Kirk Cameron Has Finally Saved Christmas, Once and for All

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The whole God's Not Dead phenomenon is getting real. Now that Christian movies are making money at the box office, Kirk Cameron's getting into the act with a movie about the War on Christmas. It's called Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas,...Show More Summary

Screening of a Craptastic Aerobicize Drama

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Curated by beloved local filmmakers Megan Griffiths and Lacey Leavitt, VHS Night involves craptastic VHS films of yore projected onto the stately screen of the SIFF Film Center. Tonight’s offering: 1984’s Heavenly Bodies, the leering... KEEP READING > >

The Owner of the Erotic Bakery on 30 Years of Sexy Cakes

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

heeroticbakery.com Breast wishes to you, Erotic Bakery! On Monday, we announced that the Erotic Bakery is closing its doors at the end of September after nearly 30 years in business (boooooo!). While there's still about a month for everyone...Show More Summary

The Unauthorized Saved by the Bell Story Movie Sounds TERRRRRIBLE

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

If you're anything like me, your Labor Day schedule is planned to the micro-second. For example, here's mine: Sleep until 1:30 p.m. At 2, lie in bed trying to remember the name of the person sleeping next to me. Sneak out of bed at 3 and go to the liquor store; throw a tantrum because it's closed, head to the nearest open bar, and drink until 5 p.m. Show More Summary

Watch The Godfather Of Soul Try To Sell You Some Delicious Miso Soup

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

WUT?! I had no idea James Brown made a commercial, and in Japan!? Sadly, NOT the hardest working man in show business' best work. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

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