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Savage Love Letter of the Day: God Hates Fags Blah Blah Blah

Remember this guy from earlier this morning? I wrote him back. Our long email exchange... after the jump. You are a disgusting piece of shit! I am and forever conservative who believes in GOD! I am against all you fucking faggots and I will continue to destroy everything you try to create. Show More Summary

Things To Do If You're Under 21

KELLY O You can see One Direction play a stadium anywhere, and you can wait till your parents visit to take in a Beethoven symphony or a Coltrane tribute. Seattle is full of smaller, more locally focused venues. Even if you haven't turned the magical age of 21, here are some of our favorite music venues where you can catch a great show—without a fake ID…

The Complete Local Sightings Film Festival Schedule

Last night, Northwest Film Forum kicked off their Local Sightings film festival, a celebration of Seattle and of Northwest filmmakers. The festival will continue throughout the weekend and next week with a ton of excellent feature, short, and animated films, and all of the details are in one place on our Things To Do calendar. Show More Summary

Sub Pop Co-Founder Bruce Pavitt Announces Stem8 New Digital Music Format

A new way to deal with music online Maciej Sojka/Shutterstock If history teaches us anything it's that when Bruce Pavitt (co-founder of Sub Pop Records) does something, it's worth paying attention to. That's why the news (via GeekWire)...Show More Summary

Decibel Festival Night 2 Highlights: Jlin, Bardo: Basho, Experimental Housewife, and More

Bardo:Basho methodically elevated the crowd with her spiritual dub techno. Valerie Calano The initial agenda to spend the night at Re-bar’s Discwoman Showcase was derailed when I got a hankering to see versatile UK beatmaster Clark at Showbox and Fabric club resident DJ Daniel Avery at Crocodile. Show More Summary

Three Books to Help You Get Started Cooking Your Own Food

Cooking doesn't have to feel like this. Alexey Stiop/Shutterstock For this week's Back to School Guide, I wrote about how cooking your own food is easier than you think. Many of us have been tricked into thinking that cooking is precious, an activity best left to chefs and self-proclaimed (barf) "foodies." I call bullshit on that. Show More Summary

The Frye Art Museum's Retrospective of Stranger Genius Award Recipients Opens Tonight

A large-scale drawing (several feet across) by Lead Pencil Studio. Courtesy of Frye Art Museum Last night, the Frye Art Museum let Stranger staffers in to see a sneak preview of their show Genius / 21 Century / Seattle, which opens tonight. Show More Summary

Drunk of the Week: What Sort of Bachelorette Party Game Involves a Grapefruit?!

I ran into this group of gals (and one fella) outside karaoke at the Crescent Lounge. Shooo, they were laughing so hard I could hardly understand a word they were saying! I never did find out the rules of the game they'd were been playing. Show More Summary

John Boehner Is Resigning to Avoid Shutdown Strife

One tweet that shows why John Boehner's resigning— Vox (@voxdotcom) September 25, 2015 By the end of October, John Boehner will have cried his last tear over this congress. He's folding up his gavel and going home because this town is full of CRAZY people. Show More Summary

Live Music To See This Weekend: Non-Decibel Festival Edition

A two-night tribute to Coltrane is happening at Tula's this weekend. It's true: we're enamored of Decibel Festival this year (we have a whole Decibel calendar dedicated to it!). Our heads are still throbbing from the last two days of pulsing abstract techno, and we haven't even gotten to Autechre, Dasha Rush, Pharmakon, Eskmo... Show More Summary

An Appreciation of Cured Meat

Hitchcock Deli: All of their meats are exquisite. CHARLES MUDEDE I have to begin this appreciation of cured meat with an ugly image. It has haunted me since I first saw it in a Denver restaurant in the fall of 2008. Time has erased the name of the restaurant from my memory, but it was a newish place with a few pretentious design features. Show More Summary

Police Reports Illustrated: Don't Bring a Knife to a Breakup

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Ninth Circuit Upholds Seattle Minimum Wage Law

Another loss for McDonald's. VYTAUTAS KIELAITIS/Shutterstock The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today that Seattle's minimum wage law can go forward, agreeing with a judge's decision from back in March that denied the International...Show More Summary

Our Planned Parenthood Fundraiser Ends in Two Hours!

What terrorists did to the Planned Parenthood in Pullman. Courtesy Planned Parenthood First off, thank you to everyone who has donated to our Planned Parenthood fundraiser—we have raised thousands of dollars for women's health. If you'd still like to donate, you have until noon today to do so. Show More Summary

James Coupe's Chilling, Tender General Intellect Brings the Microeconomy to Your Art Collection

AKTIONSART Amazon Mechanical Turk, or mTurk, is a website started in 2005 by Amazon. On mTurk, workers do micro-tasks online for micro-pay. More than 500,000 workers in 190 countries are registered. They're invisible and unregulated,...Show More Summary

Awesome Welcome Home Hate Mail

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From "Evil Mexican Plants" to Legalization—a Brief History of Local Reporting on Cannabis

A national supplement about la bruja marihuana that appeared in the Seattle Daily Times, 1928. Courtesy of The first known reference to cannabis in a Seattle newspaper was published on March 16, 1913, in a Seattle Daily...Show More Summary

The Morning News: After Yesterday's Fatal Crash, Renewed Questions about Ride the Ducks and the Aurora Bridge

A crash yesterday between a Ride the Ducks vehicle and a charter bus is raising questions about Ride the Ducks and the Aurora Avenue bridge. Kelly O Four People Were Killed in Yesterday's Crash Betweeen a Ride the Ducks Vehicle and a...Show More Summary

Students: Want to Get Involved in Local Activism?

GEORGE PFROMM II What use is all that book learnin' if you can't take your school-debt-saddled, climate-change-spooked, America-changing, righteously radicalized self to the streets? Here are a few groups you might find yourself marching behind as you get acquainted with Seattle's activist scenes…

Blabbermouth: Our Week-in-Review Podcast Talks to Kshama Sawant About Everything

Episode 23 of our Stranger week-in-review podcast. (Now available on iTunes.) Wow, well, Seattle City Council Member Kshama Sawant is on the show for the first time this week and it’s a kinda epic conversation. Council President TimShow More Summary

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