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SL Letter of the Day: Code Breakers

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Forty-year-old straight boy. Got dumped. She claims she “can’t do this right now” based on an ever-growing cascade of suck. (Family, work, transportation, housing, depression.) The other critical piece of information is that I was her first relationship post a broken engagement. Show More Summary

Mavis Staples and Chuck D's New Song Slaps Modern Rap on the Wrists

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Via Soul-gospel legend Mavis Staples has collaborated with Public Enemy MC Chuck D for a new track titled "Give WE the Pride." It's one of those lecturing-from-elders tunes that occasionally surface to shame/coax young, materialistic rappers into walking and talking the righteous path. Show More Summary

In Culture News: How to Paint with a Credit Card, Two Days Left to See War Story, and Why Art Critics Should Write Like They're Yelping

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This is What a Plein Air Painting Made Using a Credit Card Looks Like: Press releases for individual artists are all the same. Until today. Apparently there is an artist, Sandy Byers, who lives in Oak Harbor—a retired software developer who now paints. Show More Summary

"Theater Etiquette"

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Sent just minutes ago to I, Anonymous: To the couple sitting next to me during Aug 1's performance of Book of Mormon: Theater etiquette is not always easy to grasp but to finger your girlfriend during a live show is actually frowned upon, as is the amorous penis-rubbing return gesture on the part of your girlfriend. Show More Summary

Tonight in Music: Blowfly, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Some Harrowing Industrial Dance at Kremwerk

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

THE SAD AND/OR BRAVE SHTICK OF BLOWFLY (Barboza) Blowfly’s shtick is getting sadder by the year—or maybe braver. Working at the lewdest level of sexual and scatological humor in his lyric writing, the 75-year-old Clarence Reid long ago...Show More Summary

Republican Candidate Reveals Affair, Suspends Campaign, Leaves Name on Ballot Just In Case Voters Elect Her Anyway

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

When I saw this story today... Gia Arnold, a 24-year-old Republican candidate for state Senate from the Niagara Falls area, abruptly halted her campaign early Wednesday because of an extramarital affair she began just days ago. Arnold,...Show More Summary

Mayor's Office and SDOT "Dropped" Plan for Seattle Bike Infrastructure, Missed Council Deadline

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

SDOT THE PLAN FOR THE MASTER PLAN FOR BICYCLES Somehow, was totally ignored. Soooo uh, somebody fucked up. Why was Deputy Mayor Kate Joncas on hand at a city council committee meeting yesterday, apologizing profusely? "It got dropped...Show More Summary

The Trashiest Film Trailers, Served with Twinkies

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The movie trailer is an underappreciated art. A good trailer (like the one for Gravity) can feel like a short film in itself. A bad trailer (like the trailer for the recent Dwayne Johnson Hercules movie) can be a tiny, festering... KEEP READING > >

Ferguson Police Release Statement Telling Protesters Not to Assemble After Sundown

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

For those of us watching the events unfolding in Ferguson, Missouri, in response to the police shooting of unarmed teenager Michael Brown there this weekend, the Ferguson Police Department has finally issued a public statement this morning, their first since the shooting occurred on Saturday, it appears. In the statement, which a St. Show More Summary

Mark Driscoll Dropped from Evangelical "Act Like Men" Conference

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Sorry, Mark. You're not allowed to act like men. Mars Hill Pastor Mark Driscoll was scheduled to be a headliner at the upcoming Act Like Men conferences, a nationwide evangelical convention where men get together to talk about Christianity and manhood. Show More Summary

Death Cab for Cutie Comment on Chris Walla's Departure

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Megan Seling Walla, performing with Death Cab at the band's We Have the Facts and We're Voting Yes album release party at Sonic Boom Records, 2000 As announced on Slog this morning, Chris Walla is leaving Death Cab for Cutie after nearly two decades together. Show More Summary

Blade Runner Today: 12 Hours of the Sounds of Deckard's Apartment

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

What will you need as you absorb the ambiance of Deckard's apartment for 12 hours? Makers Marker in one of these... There is a new review on Blade Runner - Whiskey Glass x2 Gift Set - Thanks Erik Å. via @yotpo — SD (@shipnduck) November 25, 2013 [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Photo of the Week: Chicago Dogs

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Why am I craving one of these? Is there anywhere in Seattle to get a good one? Kelly O [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Why Are We Fighting Over Pre-K?

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

CITY OF SEATTLE We've seen a veritable parade of contentious political battles march through City Hall this year, from the $15 minimum wage to rideshare regulation to parks funding. But if you were hoping for a break from the brawling? Too bad. Show More Summary

Discovery Channel Sucks

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This time Vox has the proof: And speaking of sharks... [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Why I'm Leaving Death Cab for Cutie

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Earlier this week Death Cab for Cutie guitarist Chris Walla reached out to us to let us know he was leaving the band. He wanted to make a personal announcement on Slog because Slog and Stranger readers, as well as Seattle's music community, have been so supportive of his and Death Cab's musical endeavors over the years. Show More Summary

People Suck

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Here's proof. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

The Morning News: Rain, Feel It on My Fingertips, Hear It on My Windowpane

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Bellevue Police Dept. Factoria Avenue in Bellevue flooded last night. The drainage systems couldn't take it. We Got More Than a Month's Worth of Rain Wednesday Morning: In "some areas of Western Washington," King 5 News reports. "Some...Show More Summary

"The Most Transphobic Article Ever Written"

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Surprise! It's not some mildly clueless piece of advice I gave fifteen years ago. It's diatribe that is actually—and quite appallingly—transphobic and it went up at Thought Catalog yesterday. Parker Marie Molloy: Thought Catalog published today a transphobic screed by VICE co-founder Gavin McInnes. Show More Summary

Drummer Ginger Baker's Air Force Flies Into the Sunshine

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ginger Baker, after the Cream and Blind Faith had spilt up, formed his own super group called Ginger Baker's Air Force. The group was short lived, they recorded only a couple LPs, but it was four sides of QUALITY hippie jazz rock. One...Show More Summary

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