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Rural Folks Against White Nationalism

Don't miss the Henry's timely history of rural activism against white nationalism in the Northwest. by Emily Pothast F or many Americans, the emergence of white nationalism on the national stage has been shocking. But for people whoShow More Summary

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of September 13 by Rob Brezsny ARIES (March 21–April 19): Two animals are pictured prominently on Australia's coat of arms: the kangaroo and the large flightless bird known as the emu. One of the reasons they were chosen is that both creatures rarely walk backward. Show More Summary

Person of Interest: Lisa Petrucci Is Keeping Something Weird in Seattle

She has some of the most rare and obscure subjects ever captured on celluloid—an endless barrage of bizarre sights and sounds. by Amber Cortes What is Something Weird? My late husband, the great Mike Vraney, started Something Weird Video in 1989. Show More Summary

Can We Trust Pot Labs? Suspensions Show the State Has Failed to Keep Bad Weed Out of Pot Shops

Why isn't the state doing better? by Lester Black O ver the last three years, pot smokers have paid the State of Washington more than $400 million in cannabis excise taxes. Some of that revenue was supposed to be paying for safer weed. Show More Summary

Amazon Is Not Your Newly Cheating Lover, Seattle. It's a Massive Business With a Low-Tax Agenda.

Instead of encouraging civic despair and a renewed race toward the tax-giveaway bottom in response to the HQ2 news, dear civic leaders, how about reminding Amazon that it's gotten at least as good as it's given here at HQ1? by Eli Sanders Don't be desperate and pathetic, civic leaders. Show More Summary

Mayor Ed Murray Resigns After Fifth Man Accuses Him of Child Sex Abuse

Latest accusations of sexual abuse came from Murray's younger cousin. by Sydney Brownstone and Heidi Groover T he story from the Seattle Times was published on September 12 at 11 a.m. By 1:10 p.m., Mayor Ed Murray's office announcedShow More Summary

The Detective Who Pulled a Gun on a Motorcyclist Had a History of Road Rage Complaints

by Sydney Brownstone One complaintant said she felt Rowe acted “out of personal anger.” Mike Force The King County Sheriff detective who pulled a gun on an unarmed motorcyclist during a traffic stop on August 16 has racked up three driving...Show More Summary

Blues for Mister Charlie Is Profoundly Good Theater in the Simplest of Settings

These are professional actors, and world-class singers, using simple materials and pure talent to make a profound play by one of the greatest American writers of all time. Go see it. by Rich Smith The accused murderer (played by Leicester Landon, left) and the soon-to-be-dead young man (played by Ryan Williams French, right) wrestle over a hammer. Show More Summary

DJ Sling Dion Reveals the Secret History of New Zealand Underground Music at Pony

A rare treat to get exposed to such great, obscure music as this by a native expert. by Dave Segal Remember last year's one-off DJ night whose theme was the wonderful and quirky history of New Zealand's rock underground from the '50s to the present? No? Well, pay attention, Poindexter. Show More Summary

Savage Love

A straight mom wants to provide her queer daughter with some good sex-ed advice. by Dan Savage My teenage daughter just came out to us as gay. We told her we love her and support her. As a heterosexual, cisgender mother, how do I make sure she gets good advice about sex? I don't want her learning from other kids or porn. Show More Summary

Potential Senate Candidate Kid Rock Declares, "I LOVE BLACK PEOPLE!!"

"P.P.P.P.P.S. I LOVE BLACK PEOPLE!!" by Anna Kaplan Kid Rock is (maybe) running for the U.S. Senate. Photo From kidrock.com In Kid Rock's newest and most bizarre U.S. Senate campaign statement yet, he pulls a Trump by going on an online...Show More Summary

The Arrival of iPhone X and the Death of the Apple Car Mark the Decline of Apple

The year will end with a product line that the world has spent a $1 trillion on. by Charles Mudede New HQ... Charles Mudede There is much talk today about the iPhone, which was introduced a decade ago, and the release of the iPhone X...Show More Summary

Council Members React to Mayor Ed Murray's Resignation

Bruce Harrell apparently now believes the allegation "require the utmost attention from our legal and social service system." by Heidi Groover Suddenly, everybody cares. City of Seattle Council President Bruce Harrell, previously said...Show More Summary

What You Need to Know About the Mayoral Succession

by Heidi Groover Seattle's temporary mayor: Bruce Harrell. City of Seattle Effective at 5 pm tomorrow, Ed Murray will no longer be the mayor of Seattle. At that time, Seattle City Council President Bruce Harrell will become mayor for five calendar days. Show More Summary

Irma Didn't Kill My Family in Florida: "Nobody Tells Me to Stay Inside, Motherfucker!"

The greatest threat to Florida is Floridians. by Chase Burns "If I die in this (I won't), but if I do, tell people I went saving manatees, not the truth that I was drinking bourbon." - My aunt Stefano Fiorentio / Getty Images Hurricane Irma, the most powerful storm ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean, was not going to hit Tampa. Show More Summary

Murray's Accusers React to His Plan to Resign

by Sydney Brownstone Five men have publicly accused Murray of abusing them when they were teenagers. City of Seattle Following a fifth allegation that he sexually abused teenagers decades ago, Mayor Ed Murray will resign tomorrow at 5 pm. Show More Summary

74 Stranger (Than Usual) Things To Do in Seattle This Week: Sept 12-17, 2017

Unusual, offbeat, quirky events you might not otherwise know about. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Our arts critics have already recommended 53 great things to do this week and our music critics have picked the 20 best concerts, but there are still hundreds more events happening. Show More Summary

Seattle Mayor Ed Murray Announces He Will Resign

by Ana Sofia Knauf He's out. DAVID RYDER / GETTY Mayor Ed Murray announced in a statement this afternoon that he will resign, effective tomorrow at 5 p.m. Murray's cousin, Joseph Dyer, alleged to the Times this morning that Murray repeatedly...Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: A Three Word Answer

by Dan Savage Recently, I moved from a small town to a big city in the Pacific Northwest. There's a bar by my house and I met the female bartender about a month ago, coming with a friend. Turns out that many LGBT crowd tend to frequent the bar, some of whom became my friends, and I happen to be one of a few straight males to go there. Show More Summary

Durkan Calls on Murray to Resign, Moon Repeats Demand for Mayor to Step Down

The announcement comes after Mayor Murray's cousin accused him of molestation. by Ana Sofia Knauf Both mayoral candidates are calling on Mayor Ed Murray to resign. Nate Gowdy After allegations that Seattle Mayor Ed Murray repeatedly molested his cousin, Joseph Dyer, as a teenager in the 1970s broke this morning, mayoral candidate and former U.S. Show More Summary

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