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My Philosophy: Coast to Coast and In Between

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

BUTTASNAPZ Troy Ave Peace, y'all. I write this now while on tour with Shabazz Palaces. Though by the time you read this I'll likely be in Boise or on my way home, we sit at this moment in a hotel room in St. Louis, watching the news after completing a 19-hour drive from the Rio Grande Valley of South Texas. Show More Summary

The Song of the Day Is Jimmy Eat World's "Bleed American"

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

...because I'm feeling nostalgic and because I graduated high school in 2003. I have decided, now that I am almost 30, that vintage Jimmy Eat World shall be the soundtrack to fall. I used to LOVE them! They were the first band I ever...Show More Summary

Boring Report: Man with Little Blue Umbrella Is Killing It

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

CF Here's a close-up status report on the future Capitol Hill light rail station. I had to know: Is the umbrella for the guy? To keep rain off the back of his neck? Or is the umbrella for the metal, to keep it from getting wet? Or is...Show More Summary

An Answer to Danny Westneat's Question About Metro Bus Service

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

SECB The Stranger Election Control Board's meeting on Proposition 1 yesterday. The organized opposition failed to show. (Invitations must have gotten lost in the mail.) Some Prop 1 backers, from left to right: Shefali Ranganathan, Abigail...Show More Summary

The Other Side of Lopsided Bisexuality

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A reader response to my post yesterday about "lopsided" bi guys: Blow’s dilemma reminded me very much of the mirror image: women who are bisexual in bed, but lesbian in romance. I had a friend/fuckbuddy in grad school who described herself...Show More Summary

Brand-New Kaisho Might Surprise You

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kelly O Kaisho is made for the bros’ nights out. Kaisho's mural is huge. It goes from the kitchen all the way across the back wall, then wraps around a corner to the bar. You can imagine the meeting about the concept: "Something really URBAN. Show More Summary

Washington State Senator Wants to Be Thrown in Jail

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

ES Washington State Senator Maralyn Chase wants to go directly to jail, no waiting for the next legislative session. At her meeting with the Stranger Election Control Board this afternoon, Washington State Senator Maralyn Chase said she wished the state supreme court's recent contempt order had sent her and her fellow legislators straight to jail. Show More Summary

What the Hell Is Ello? And Why Is Everyone Suddenly Talking About It?

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog Although it's invite-only, it's fairly easy to sign up for Ello. In the last few days, my Facebook feed (and I’m assuming yours, too) has been clogged with posts about Ello, a new social-networking site that’s aiming to be the anti-Facebook (its tagline is "simple, beautiful & ad-free"). Show More Summary

Painful Experiences Create Social Bonds

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

One of my favorite Slog tippers flagged this recent study: What doesn’t kill us may make us stronger as a group, according to findings from new research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. Show More Summary

A Talk with Tad About Brothers of the Sonic Cloth Signing to Neurot Recordings

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Brothers of the Sonic Cloth have been purveying a brutal yet artful brand of heavy metal over the last five years. Led by the iconic frontman/titanic force of nature Tad Doyle, BOTSC—who include bassist Peggy Doyle and drummer Dave French—take...Show More Summary

SL Letters of the Day: We Are All Piss Drinkers Now

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

As a scientist who studies water cycling on this planet, I would suggest that your answer to PISS's query regarding the consumption of of your urine, which ran in this week's column, may have been a tad inaccurate. It is likely thatShow More Summary

Why Don't I Like David Mitchell?

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

(David Mitchell reads at Town Hall tonight. Tickets are free with purchase of The Bone Clocks.) David Mitchell is an international literary superstar. His many bestselling novels are beloved by critics, readers, and non-readers alike. Show More Summary

Poster of the Week

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

For the 2014 Decibel Festival art show, 40 designers have made posters—using whatever media or process they choose—for this year's performers. If it's anything like 2013's show, it'll be one of the best poster events of the year. Find...Show More Summary

What Are You Doing Today? What Are You Doing Tonight?

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Courtesy of G. Gibson Gallery Will Rebuild Strong by Samantha Scherer This Wreckage May Look Familiar: Samantha Scherer lifted her subjects from actual news photographs of wreckage or scenes from TV crime dramas. Her work is on display at the G. Show More Summary

Everything's Coming Up Romney

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Maria Dryfhout / Shutterstock Who's laughing now, motherfucker? Who's laughing now? Listen! Can you hear that? Do you hear the roars coming from around the country? If you cock your ear to the wind just so, you can hear the people crying out: "Mitt was right," they're saying. Show More Summary

Opening Night: Elicia Sanchez

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Alex Thomas Elicia Sanchez, queen of the comedy holodeck Tonight, Seattle comic Elicia Sanchez performs at Barboza, opening for the national touring comic (and beloved former Daily Show correspondent) Wyatt Cenac. Today, I asked herShow More Summary

Seattle "Lifestyle Boutique" Hosts Free (!?) Cannabis-Infused Coffee Tastings

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Trichome—which is "a lifestyle boutique, not a marijuana retailer" in the ID, according to events coordinator Gwen—is hosting its own version of wake-and-bake with a series of free Sunday morning tastings of "Cannabis & Coffee." The first one is this Sunday, from 10 a.m. Show More Summary

ISIL Beheads French Citizen in Algeria

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

NYT: In a sign of the growing influence of the extremist group known as the Islamic State, fighters aligned with the organization beheaded a French tourist in Algeria and released a video on Wednesday documenting the brutal killing, according to the SITE Intelligence Group. Show More Summary

SPD: Man Shot Near Pioneer Square Collapses with Life-Threatening Injuries

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Concerned office workers here after bullet from shooting smashed into 2nd story Smith Tower. 1 person hit on street.— Joshua Trujillo (@joshtrujillo) September 24, 2014 Yikes. Seattle police say: After receiving...Show More Summary

Savage Love: Making a Move

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Joe Newton I'm a 28-year-old pan-curious married guy from the Midwest about to move to San Francisco. I've been with my wife for 10 years (married four), and we've started to explore being monogamish. I am also reexploring my bi attractions. Show More Summary

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