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Megyn Kelly Has Reportedly Told Lawyers That Roger Ailes Made Unwanted Sexual Advances Toward Her

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle Megyn Kelly has "described her harassment by Ailes in detail," according to a scoop this morning in New York magazine. Helga Esteb / Shutterstock.com For weeks, the most talked about anchor at Fox News has been...Show More Summary

Capitol Hill, International District, and Central District Kick Out the War on Drugs

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz A kind of drug decriminalization finally makes its way to the eastside of Seattle. Corey Lee/Shutterstock This summer, police throughout Seattle's East Precinct—Capitol Hill, the Central District, portions of the International...Show More Summary

What Rambo Might Tell Us About the Recent Cop Killings

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede What was Rambo fighting for before he began fighting for his life? Two things about the recent mass shootings in Dallas and Baton Rouge, both of which involved black American war veterans targeting and killing law enforcement officers. Show More Summary

Our Editors Made Us Tinder at the RNC, So We Spent 10 Minutes Talking to a Libertarian Torso

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone We are following around photos of fetuses and protesters by day, but by night, we are on the prowl. Be warned, Cleveland: These ladies will be sitting in your local bars, smelling pretty bad and sunburnt, looking for anyone with juicy goss on Republican throwdowns. But mostly, we're on Tinder. Show More Summary

Someone Did a 50-Minute Version of the Beatles’ “Tomorrow Never Knows"—and It’s Godhead

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal You won't believe what Andrew Liles did with this album's last track. If you believe that there’s no such thing as too much “Tomorrow Never Knows” (the Beatles’ most psychedelic and best song), then Nurse With Wound/Current...Show More Summary

More King County Residents Are Seeking Help for Heroin Use Than for Alcohol-Related Problems

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf DIEGO CERVO/SHUTTERSTOCK According to the University of Washington’s Alcohol and Drug Abuse Institute's annual report for 2015, heroin has been the culprit behind most drug-related overdoses in King County for the past two years. Show More Summary

Seattle Artist Natasha Marin Launches "Reparations" Website

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith "What if a stranger restored your belief in humanity, if only for a moment, by supporting you and allowing you to claim something you need in a material way?" asks Natasha Marin on her website. Natasha Marin On July 15, Natasha Marin, a conceptual artist living in Seattle, started a Facebook group called Reparations. Show More Summary

Stephen Colbert and Jon Stewart Reunite to Remind Us Just How Angry We Should Be...

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage ...at the Comedy Central executives who failed to offer them however much money they wanted to stick around through this year's general election: Colbert brings back his signature "The Word" segment... after the jump. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Why Aren't We Talking About Ghettoside?

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jen Graves I wonder whether Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America is simply not a politically convenient book to talk about, for almost anyone. I can’t think of any other reason why it’s not getting the widespread attention...Show More Summary

"We're Here to Tell Other Communities of Color That They Don't Need to Be Afraid"

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Iraq veteran Ramon Mejía is something of a triple-threat to the Republican narrative that standing up for civil rights at home and abroad amounts to anti-veteran sentiment. On the same day that Benghazi veteransShow More Summary

The Morning News: RNC EDITION! Washington's #NeverTrump Insurrection Failed on the Convention Floor

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Eric Minor, a software consultant from Gig Harbor, tried to change RNC rules to favor the #NeverTrump movement. Sorry, Eric :( SB Some WA Republicans Led a "Failed Rebellion" at the RNC Yesterday: Several members...Show More Summary

You Know the Rules and So Do I: The Best Tweets From the Melania Trump-Michelle Obama Plagiarism Scandal

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Best Tweets From the Melania Trump-Michelle Obama Plagiarism Scandal by Tricia Romano Mere hours after the third Ms. Trump took the stage at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, members of the media were tripping over themselves to point out the weird similarities between Michelle Obama’s speech in 2008 and Ms. Show More Summary

The Dump Trump March, Plus a Geraldo Rivera Sighting!

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Nick Pinto Nick Pinto Via the Village Voice, from earlier today: Protesters have taken the streets in Cleveland.#RNC#DumpTrump pic.twitter.com/SmqZqczlt4— JamesFromTheInternet (@JamesFTInternet) July 18, 2016 Cops on bikes as dump...Show More Summary

"Hillary's Gonna Kill Us All"

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Nick Pinto Paula King Nick Pinto Via the Village Voice: Paula King came to Cleveland from Hallettsville, Texas to help secure the nomination of Donald Trump. “It’s the only way to save America,” she says. “This is the important time. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: My 13-Year-Old Son Is Watching Gay Porn

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Just wondering what the wisest way to handle discovering gay porn on my son’s phone would be. At the moment he’s not aware I’ve found it—and I wasn’t looking for it, Dan. I wasn’t snooping at all actually. He came to me having a WiFi issue and I tried using Safari on his phone and it was one of the three open windows. Show More Summary

Why Washington State Should Have Licensed Many More Medical Marijuana Dispensaries

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Why Washington State Should Have Licensed Many More Medical Marijuana Dispensaries by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue L ast week, I wrote about how the new medical marijuana system created under the Cannabis Patient Protection Act (SB 5052) shut out many of Washington State's medical marijuana dispensaries. Show More Summary

Vote Barbara Madsen for State Supreme Court

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Election Control Board Barbara Madsen Fuck Barbara Madsen. In 2006, Madsen wrote that the state's Defense of Marriage Act was "constitutional because the legislature was entitled to believe that limiting marriage to opposite-sex...Show More Summary

The 15 Bands You Can't Miss At Capitol Hill Block Party

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Our Critics' Picks For The July 22-24 Music Festival by Stranger Things To Do Staff There are more than 100 local and touring bands playing on five stages during the three-day Capitol Hill Block Party this weekend, and they're all on our Capitol Hill Block Party calendar, along with photos, video, and audio links. Show More Summary

Whoever Scrambles to Make These Quick-Hit Hillary Videos Is Doing a Good Job

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle "Donald Trump lost control of his own convention before it even started." #RNCinCLEhttps://t.co/esmsUx29iH — Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) July 18, 2016 Who ever would have thought Hillary would have a better Twitter game than Trump? [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

The Difference Between Artist Amanda Manitach's Best Work and the Work She's Best Known For

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Difference Between Artist Amanda Manitach's Best Work and the Work She's Best Known For by Jen Graves S eattle artist Amanda Manitach can dash off one of her T-Shirt Girls quickly. They're pencil drawings of pouty, waify white girls...Show More Summary

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