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Climate, Iraq, #BlackLivesMatter -- A Trumpless Show

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Lowry and Lamarche debate issues during a week of more Trumpania: while Rich disparages Obama's EPA regulation as trivial, Gara sees it as part of an urgent program that'll make Obama THE Climate President....Show More Summary

Episode 17 of Blabbermouth Is Ready for Your Ears

Why is this person smirking? Because he subscribed to Blabbermouth, the Stranger's week-in-review podcast, just in time for Episode 17 to appear on iTunes. Episode 17 of Blabbermouth, the Stranger's week-in-review podcast, is live live live and now available for download in the iTunes podcast marketplace. Show More Summary

Thrilla in Ohio: FOX Wins and GOP Loses, Again

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Lowey and Alter debate first GOP debates. Some consensus that Fiorina and Cruz rising, Rubio nominee potential, Bush and Walker meh... as Trump damages GOP as the fringe without the euphemisms. Then: after years of taking incoming as a Kenyan/Hitler, is Obama's tone insulting Republicans on his Iran Deal? GOP-FOX Debates. Show More Summary

Blabbermouth: Our Week-in-Review Podcast Does the Republican Debates, the Primary Election, and the Seattle Art Fair!

Episode 16 of our Stranger week-in-review podcast. (Now available on iTunes.) This week's show begins with some analysis of the Seattle primary results from city council candidate Michael "Get Crunk" Maddux, and then at about 18:05... Rich...Show More Summary

Listen Here: New Macklemore & Ryan Lewis Song "Growing Up (Sloane's Song)" May Soon Blow Up Internet—Not In a Good Way

Macklemore & Ryan Lewis's first new song since 2012. Seattle hiphop's most conspicuous export has just released their first new song since the non-stop victory lap of their big hit record from 2012. According to press materials, "Growing...Show More Summary

Blabbermouth: Our Week-in-Review Podcast Talks to Nick Licata About Affordable Housing and Charles Mudede About Cops

Episode 15 of our Stranger week-in-review podcast. (Now available on iTunes.) Seattle City Council member Nick Licata is on the show this week! He talks about what he's learned about the city over the course of five terms (this one being...Show More Summary

Was Kasich Trumped? Was Kerry Corker-ed?

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green Shrum and Christie discuss whether the impressive John Kasich got overshadowed the week of his announcement and if the GOP has "crazies" in the base (McCain's word) or simply has "a crazy base." Also: Senate...Show More Summary

Blabbermouth: Our Week-in-Review Podcast Looks at Housing Crisis Solutions, one Very Tiny Home, and an Art Fair!

Episode 14 of our Stranger week-in-review podcast. (Now available on iTunes.) In case you haven't heard, a GRAND BARGAIN has been reached by a mayoral committee tasked with solving Seattle's housing crisis. How grand is this bargain?...Show More Summary

Blabbermouth: Our Week-in-Review Podcast Talks to Earthquake Expert Sandi Doughton and Watchman Reader Rich Smith!

Episode 13 of our Stranger week-in-review podcast. (Now available on iTunes.) Did that New Yorker article about "The Earthquake That Will Devastate Seattle" blow up your nice, calm summer, too? A lot of us at The Stranger were feeling...Show More Summary

Hello Dolly

Yesterday at noon while driving to Mountain View to have lunch with a friend, I caught Dolly Parton on the radio. She was in conversation with Neal Conan, the host of Talk of the Nation on NPR (National Public Radio.) … Continue reading ?

Watershed Moment on Race? And: Is Trump a Farce or Face of GOP Base?

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green After cop videos, #blacklivesmatter, Charleston massacre/eulogy/flag -- oh, and a Black president -- Matalin and LaMarche debate if we're starting the biggest conversation on race since the Kerner Commission. Show More Summary

Blabbermouth: Our Week-in-Review Podcast Talks About Gayborhood Changes With Mayor Ed Murray and Author Jason Schmidt

Everyone's talking about how Capitol Hill, Seattle's gay neighborhood, has gone through a lot of recent change. But what's it like to have watched that change over three decades, rather than just a few years? For this special, pre-recorded...Show More Summary

Blabbermouth: Our Week-in-Review Podcast Talks to Mike O'Brien About Breaking the Oil-Loving Law. (Plus: Jeb! & Hill)

Episode 11 of our Stranger week-in-review podcast. (Now available on iTunes.) BrAt82/Shutterstock This week we talk to Seattle City Council member Mike O'Brien, who paddled out into Puget Sound recently to try to stop a Shell Oil rig...Show More Summary

Blabbermouth: Our Week-in-Review Podcast's 10th Anniversary Special! With Cliff Mass, Josh Feit, and a Rare Album.

We've made it to Episode 10 of our Stranger week-in-review podcast! Party time. (Also, the show is now available on iTunes.) BrAt82/Shutterstock It's our 10th Anniversary special! Ten episodes of this podcast and we're still not canceled,...Show More Summary

Wait, Are We Hippies Now? AMMA "The Hugging Saint" at XFINITY Arena

We drove up to Everett last Sunday because, hey, FREE HUGS! Kelly O Words by Trent Moorman, photos Kelly O Last Sunday the renowned humanitarian and spiritual leader, AMMA, was at Everett’s XFINITY Arena giving hugs and “darshan.” Her real name is Mata Amritanandamayi, and she is known as the Hugging Saint. Show More Summary

Blabbermouth: Our Week-in-Review Podcast Talks About Money, Gender, Power, and the Sweet 'n' Sour!

Blabbermouth: Episode nine of our Stranger week-in-review podcast. (Now available on iTunes!) BrAt82/Shutterstock Dylan Orr is on Blabbermouth this week! He's the new leader of Seattle's Office of Labor Standards, which means he's the...Show More Summary

Frum vs. Conason: Are Billary Unethical Grifters or Boomer Idealists?

LISTEN HERE: By Mark Green The leading conservative and progressive commentators on Hillary clash -- is the likely next Democratic nominee and president more motivated to make history and policy... or money? They review charges, point by point, and actually arrive at one consensus. Show More Summary

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