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Grapefruiting? Is There Anything Straight People Won't Do?

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

NSFW: I say: no special rights for people who would ruin a blowjob by incorporating a grapefruit. Tips on appling, lemoning, green peppering, poundcaking, and cabbaging... after the jump... [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

The Late Seattle Producer Rick Parashar Remembered by My Goodness

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

On August 14, Seattle producer Rick Parashar died of natural causes at age 50. A mainstay at London Bridge Studios, Parashar enjoyed phenomenal success at the controls of records by popular grunge acts like Pearl Jam, Alice in Chains, Temple of the Dog, as well as with releases by Dinosaur Jr., Brandi Carlile, and many others. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Ignores Questions About Ferguson

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kelly O Hillary Clinton autographing a book at University Book Store in June. CNN says Hillary Clinton was asked to comment on Ferguson after a book signing on Sunday. After signing more than 700 books at Books & Books in Westhampton...Show More Summary

The Man Who Murdered Photojournalist James Foley Identified

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

He's a rapper from London: According to The Times of London and other sources, "John" is believed to be Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, a 23-year-old man from London, who went to Syria to join Islamist forces last year. His father, Adel Abdel Bary, is an Egyptian-born man who is accused of taking part in the 1998 U.S. Show More Summary

A Deep Documentary about National Treasure George Takei

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

George Takei is a national treasure, and this loving documentary does him right, sharing the Takei family’s story of surviving US internment during World War II, unpacking the homoerotic significance of Star Trek’s Sulu, and giving us a lovely gawk... KEEP READING > >

Watch Mark Driscoll Ask Forgiveness from Mars Hill Church

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

You read about this in the Morning News, but here's the video of yesterday's announcement by Pastor Mark Driscoll that he's taking at least six weeks off from Mars Hill Church while the church's board investigates the many charges against him. Show More Summary

The Ice Bucket Challenge: All Fun and Games (and Money Raised for an Important Cause) Until Somebody Gets Dead

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Guardian: The death of a teenager who drowned in a quarry is being linked to the ice bucket challenge craze. Cameron Lancaster, 18, died after disappearing under the water at Preston Hill quarry in Inverkeithing, Fife, on Saturday.... Show More Summary

Crazy Anti-Gay Preacher Turns Left, Turns Right, Calls For Amendment to US Constitution That Would Jail Gay People

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

There's so much stupid here that I don't know where to start. I'll let someone else tackle the notion that jailing gay people will somehow put a stop to gay sex—even straight people have gay sex in prison—and just tackle this one: "They've agitated for laws giving them special protections available to no one else." Blah blah blah. Show More Summary

OH NO! The Erotic Bakery Is Closing

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

heeroticbakery.com Good night, sweet boob/penis/vulva cake shop. After almost three decades in Wallingford—since 1986—the Erotic Bakery, Seattle's source for explicit cakes, cupcakes, cookies, brownies, and more, is closing at the end...Show More Summary

Youth Pastor Watch

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

ALABAMA: "A Southern Baptist church in Alabama pledged to cooperate with police following the arrest of a former youth minister charged with sexually abusing a girl younger than 16 and urged anyone with knowledge about the case to come forward. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Mark Driscoll Takes Break from Mars Hill, Burger King Wants to Avoid U.S. Taxes

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Mars Hill Church "OK, I know I was just on vacation, but I'm going to take another one, because Jesus." Mark Driscoll to Take an "Extended Focus Break" from Mars Hill Church: Even though six weeks doesn't seem very "extended." In case you missed it, here's the Mars Hill Church backstory, first reported by Brendan Kiley, that led to this point. Show More Summary

Should Washington State Eliminate Our Statute of Limitations on Rape Charges?

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Last week, Democratic nominee for Texas governor and serial badass Wendy Davis announced her desire to eliminate the statute of limitations for prosecuting cases of rape and sexual battery in Texas. Here's what Davis had to say during...Show More Summary

Henry Rollins Apologizes for His Comments on Suicide

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Mat Hayward / Shutterstock.com Last week Henry Rollins posted column called "Fuck Suicide," which was an ill-timed, scathing editorial about how people who commit suicide "blew it" and if anyone is suffering from depression or contemplating suicide, they should should "hang in there" (no puns intended, right Hank?). Show More Summary

"What Happens at the Two-Minute Mark of This Video Will Amaze You"

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This is your Legally Mandated Monday Morning John Oliver Video Post—or at least that's how it's starting to seem with that dude, right? It's Monday, so John Oliver must've sent at least a few minutes of must-watch video into the world last night. Show More Summary

Tonight in Music: Amanda X and Spontaneous Rex

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

THE CORKSCREWING CATCHINESS OF AMANDA X amnesia by Amanda X (Rendezvous) How often do Siltbreeze Records bands come through Seattle? Not very, so fans of that venerable Philadelphia indie label’s sporadic output should swarm to this show to witness Amanda X. Show More Summary

Chris Marker Uses Cyberspace to Revisit and Recontextualize the Past

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Icarus Films Chris Marker's Level Five, a multi-layered effort from 1997—experimental film, historical documentary, love story— that's screening at the Grand Illusion, and arrives in the US for the first time, much like Éric Rohmer's...Show More Summary

A Perfect Sunday Evening Soundtrack

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This performance is not about professionals, about the best of the best, about those who mastered the instrument when they were still kids. It’s about amateurs: men and women who learned the piano late or, after years of neglect, returned to it... KEEP READING > >

Sunday Comic

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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The Sunday Morning News

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

California Earthquake: A 6.0 tremor injures 70 people, sparks fires, damages buildings, and leave thousands without power in Napa. It Ain't What It Used to Be: Ross Reynolds talks to Amin Ghaziani, the author of "There Goes the Gayborhood?"...Show More Summary

Check Out the Fire-Starting Rap of Gifted Gab Tomorrow at Neumos

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Sk8god GIFTED GAB The Central District's own Gifted Gab has begun interstellar flight as a top Seattle rapper. Stage one saw her suture components of Latifah and Biggie onto fuel tanks of Moor Gang cayenne. Her debut full-length, Girl Rap, has readied her for stage two and beyond. Show More Summary

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