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Archived Since:March 23, 2008

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Why Americans Fear Ebola and the ISIS

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

CM Where do our irrational fears come from? The more intelligent members of our society never lose an opportunity to point out on their blogs, social network accounts, and TV shows how irrational it is for the citizens of this country...Show More Summary

Vote Jason Ritchie for Congress in Washington's 8th District

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

JARED BOGGESS REPUBLICAN CONGRESSMAN DAVE REICHERT wasted time earlier this year trying to solve a pot-related problem that doesn't exist. Republican Dave Reichert is a tool of the Tea Party. He voted to repeal Obamacare and supported the disastrous government shutdown stunt. Show More Summary

Dear White People: Alienation Made Darkly Funny

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

If you receive an invitation to an "unleash your inner Negro" party, DON'T GO! This is the moral of Justin Simien's quick-witted satire about race relations on America's college campuses. Set at fictitious Winchester University, the film follows four black college students on a campus rife with racial tension. Show More Summary

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

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Courtesy of the Frye Pan Gongkai's work needs to be seen in person. Pan Gongkai: Mega Big Deal ink artist has an amazing show at the Frye. Get your eyeballs to it, stat. Xylouris White: Plays some goddamn "legendary Cretan lute," y'all. The...Show More Summary

2014 Stranger Literature Genius iGary Groth

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Started:Fantagraphics Books with a business partner in 1976. Is working on:A 200,000-word retrospective of his scathing comics criticism, which will be published by Fantagraphics next year. Enjoys:Going out to the middle of nowhere and...Show More Summary

All of Seattle's Halloween Parties, Concerts, and Events

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

WED 10/29 The Can Can Presents This Is Halloween The Can Can Castaways perform the eighth annual cabaret show inspired by Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas. Featuring live music from Orkestar Zirkonium. The Triple Door, 216...Show More Summary

The Best of Slog: This Was a Week of Protests, Vandalization, and Genius

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

"Black Lives Matter!" Garfield High School's Black Student Union marched on a police station. Garfield students gave us another reason to love them this week, too. Talking Quietly About Housing: Mayor Murray's housing affordability committee will meet on Election Day...in private. Show More Summary

Birdman Contains Multitudes, Contradicts Itself, and Apologizes for Absolutely Nothing

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Birdman is a glorious run-on sentence of a film, a bizarre but welcome transformation in the career of cowriter/director Alejandro Iñárritu, and the platform for maybe three career-best performances. It's also a frustrating work of art...Show More Summary

Tonight is NighTraiN's Very Last Show

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Yes, this is it; I've been told this is the end of the line for local group NighTraiN (or at least they're taking "an indefinite hiatus"). If this truly is THE END, I expect these women, tonight, are gonna cut their shit loose on YOUR caboose!! Lordy, I don't think nobody should miss any loose-caboose business. Show More Summary

2014 Stranger Music Geniuses Industrial Revelation

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Make:Jazz that fucks with punk, soul, pop, rock, and hiphop. Are:Enthusiastic headbangers. Performed:The catchiest tune of the year, "Saying Goodbye (to Rainbow Socks and Hair Dye)," at the Genius Awards. One night while watching D'Vonne...Show More Summary

Don Giovanni's Magnificent and Problematic Tale of Troubled Lust

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Elise Bakketun Don Giovanni (Mark Walters) carousing with an unnamed lady (Rosetta Greek). Mozart’s Don Giovanni tells the story of a charming, attractive, and seductive serial rapist. He is a heartless womanizer whose conquests both he and his servant Leporello (the lively and resonant Erik Anstine, a former Seattle Opera Young Artist) gloat about. Show More Summary

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

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

On the Boards Opposing Forces will make you want to bust out moves like this. It's Your Penultimate Chance to Catch Amy O'Neal's Newest: The renowned choreographer's new work Opposing Forces is running at On the Boards through tomorrow. Resident Perv Paul Constant Wants You to Watch Sexcula: Apparently "Canuxploitation" is a genre of film. Show More Summary

Instant History for Forgetful Stoners

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Brigitte Sire They won't cure Ebola. MONDAY, OCTOBER 20 As all cognizant humans with internet connections are aware, we are living through a season of ridiculous strife, including but not limited to: the spread of Ebola, fresh U.S. military...Show More Summary

Vote "NO" on Initiative 591, Because It Aims to Keep the Gun Show Loophole Wide Open

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

carroteater/Shutterstock IN WASHINGTON STATE, criminals can avoid background checks by purchasing their weapons at gun shows. Initiative 591 is put forward by gun nuts and aims to preempt Initiative 594, which we've endorsed. It tries...Show More Summary

You Should Go See Laggies Tonight

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Chloe Grace Moretz and Keira Knightley sitting in a car in Seattle. Here, let me explain why.

The Song of the Day is Blue Cheer's "Come And Get It"

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The group, Blue Cheer, were a long-haired biker band from San Francisco active in the late '60s/early '70s. Y'all Slog Outers not in the know—these guys are mostly remembered for their Top-20 version of Eddie Cochran's "Summertime Blues."...Show More Summary

SL Letter of the Day: Clitoral Indirection

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

I’m an 18-year-old straight girl who's pretty new to sex, and I've been having a lot of trouble staying aroused. I’ll be with my boyfriend and I’ll be really turned on and not at all stressed; but if either of us touches my clit forShow More Summary

Bartender Crush: Ryan at Bastille

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Brooklyn Benjestorf Name: Ryan Where: Bastille and Rumba Buy Him A Shot Of: Fernet Ask Him To Make You A: Tiki drink. “I like lighting stuff on fire,” Ryan says. What He’s Doing When He’s Not At The Bar: “I’m usually going to bar or playing music with my band. Show More Summary

Bruce Pavitt's "Visionary" '80s Music Criticism Gets Anthologized in Sub Pop USA

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Bazillion Points Before he became co-owner of Sub Pop Records with Jonathan Poneman in 1986 (and a bit after), Bruce Pavitt was a prolific music critic/essayist, with a special focus on the Northwest. During the ’80s, he published nine...Show More Summary

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