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Ferguson’s Neighbors Dellwood & Jennings Also Impacted

For nearly three weeks the focus has been on Ferguson, but residents & businesses in neighboring Jennings & Dellwood have also been impacted. So if you’re trying to help out by patronizing businesses be sure to include businesses up and down W. Florissant and Chambers, in Jennings, Dellwood, and Ferguson....

A Reading of an Attention-Grabbing Short-Story Collection

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Boise writer Christian Winn’s short-story collection Naked Me is only the second title from new local publisher Dock Street Press. It’s a book that knows how to win your attention, from its nipple-festooned cover to the story about a group of poker-playing friends who communally obsess over the nude, masturbating... KEEP READING > >

Overheard in D.C.: Hit the Nail On The Head

Sometimes tourists come to town and do all manner of stupid things: stand in front of Metro doors, think the Mall is a shopping mall, and so on. But sometimes they are completely accurate in their naivete. [ more › ]

Today's Dinosaur News

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Courtesy of the University of Pennsylvania Don't tell mom the babysitter's dead. Today's news: dinosaur babysitter! Analysis of a group of Psittacosaurus lujiatunensis fossils suggest that one dino in the group was providing daycare: A...Show More Summary

Chubby Checker Won His Lawsuit Vs. HP's "Chubby Checker" App

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Who knew there are, or were, phone apps to measure a feller's ding dong?! The singer Chubby Checker has settled a lawsuit in which he accused Hewlett-Packard Co of using his trademarked name without permission on a software app thatShow More Summary

Out and About: Weekend Picks

Your Labor Day weekend picks include the National Book Festival, a tribute to late experimental musician Chris Grier, and more. [ more › ]

Killer Mike gives FOX the business

If you know the contentious history between Fox News hosts and hip-hop artists, you know why I had to post this. Throughout the wide range of media platforms Killer Mike has taken to over the past week and a half, his message urgingShow More Summary

Hekmati Family Hopes for His Release, Three Years after Arrest

Three years after his arrest in Tehran, US-born Amir Mirzaei Hekmati remains in prison. His family continues to hope that he will be released in time to see his father, who suffers from a terminal illness in the US. Hekmati's earlier...Show More Summary

Ranks of opposition to 16th and Mission development grow as Plaza 16 pushes forward

Photo courtesy of Plaza 16 In the sea of nonprofit leaders, career organizers, and rabblerousers, one old man put the Mission's struggle into context, last night [Thu/28]. It was a majority Latino district even as recently as the '90s, he told the crowd gathered in St. Show More Summary

Time Warner ends discussions to buy stake in Vice Media

Time Warner Inc. has called off talks to purchase a stake in Vice Media Inc., the startup that combines punk culture with online journalism, according to a person familiar with the discussions. Time... To view the full story, click the title link.

L.A. County health department confirms first West Nile death of 2014

Health officials have confirmed Los Angeles County's first death from West Nile virus in 2014.

The Genius Showcase in Art Is Wednesday—and You Get a Free Drink

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

COME THIRSTY, TOO Genius nominee C. Davida Ingram performed Come Hungry at the Bridge Motel in 2006. We'll talk about it at the Frye on Wednesday. A painter, a photographer, and a performer walk into a bar... and you have the Genius Art Showcase at the Frye on Wednesday. Show More Summary

We’re Starting Our Last-Minute, Late-Summer Road Trip a Few Hours Early

You want sprinkles or not? We're shoving off a few hours early, but just remember there's a lot to look forward to coming up right after the break: Thoughtfully devised Champagne and fried chicken pairings, smoked meat on Martin's potato rolls, killer ramen, and innovative Manhattan clam chowder piqued with mezcal and chiles. Show More Summary

The Winchester Is Pairing Their Liege Waffles With Fried Chicken For Labor Day

It's a fusion anyone who has had their liege waffles for brunch or their crispy chicken for dinner will hope they add to their regular brunch menu. [ more › ]

Man knowingly infected partner with HIV, prosecutors allege

A 29-year-old man from Imperial Beach near San Diego has been charged with knowingly infecting a partner with HIV.

Alvarez: Crime Lab Backlog Led To Delay In Charging Cop With Misconduct

Despite the backlog, investigators could have asked for the DNA samples to take priority. Considering the case involved a high-ranking Chicago Police officer, that didn't happen. [ more › ]

20 giant footlong millipedes found in package at San Francisco airport

A scan of a postal package at San Francisco International Airport led to the discovery of 20 footlong millipedes sent to the U.S. without proper permits, authorities said Friday.

Ludacris’ ‘Luda-Day Weekend’ 2014 Kicks Off w/Celebrity Bowling Challenge… [PHOTOS]

Christopher ‘Ludacris’ Bridges officially kicked off his annual ‘Luda-Day weekend’ with a celebrity bowling event last night (August 29, 2014) The event was held at Bowlmor Atlanta and hundreds of of guests, fans, media and celebrities all stopped through to support to charitable event. Show More Summary

Acknowledging the Reality of Police Brutality

As recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, move from headlines to history, I would like to say a few words about two very sensitive subjects: police brutality, and racism. As we all know, recently a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri killed an unarmed African-American teenager. Show More Summary

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