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Live: Watch House Members Cast Their Votes on Repealing Obamacare (Or Maybe Not)

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Oops. We're fucked. Zach Gibson / Getty What's going in DC today? Who knows! House Speaker Paul Ryan is rushing to the White House to tell President Donald Trump that he doesn't have the votes to repeal and replace Obamacare. Show More Summary

Black New Yorker Minding His Own Business Gets Stabbed to Death By a White Guy

by Charles Mudede James Harris Jackson, a 28-year-old white male, entered a police substation in Times Square and allegedly told the police he killed a black man because he hates black people. Creative RF/gettyimages.com According to...Show More Summary

Trumpcare Doesn't Even Pretend to Care About New Moms with Low Incomes

by Ana Sofia Knauf He may as well have just written "We hate women" over and over. CHRISTOPHER HALLORAN / SHUTTERSTOCK.COM On Monday, Speaker of the House Paul Ryan submitted two new amendments to the American Health Care Act, the monstrosity...Show More Summary

Two Openly Gay Candidates Are Running For Office Up In Anchorage—Or Is It Three?

48 minutes agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Despite the fact that the Anchorage Assembly—their city council—has long had "a dominant progressive bloc," as Alaska Dispatch News columnist Charles Wohlforth wrote in a recent column assessing the city's upcoming Assembly races, no openly gay person has ever been elected to the Anchorage Assembly. Show More Summary

RuPaul's Drag Race Recap: Come to Mama! (She's on VH1, and With Lady Gaga)

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Chase Burns She done already done had herses! Viacom Media Networks. Collage by author. Eight years ago, RuPaul Charles birthed her child, RuPaul's Drag Race, with the help of a daddy named Logo TV. There were low expectations for this child. Show More Summary

Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal on Trumpcare Fail: "It Was Such a Sweet Moment To See"

2 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith “Today is a victory for 24 million Americans who will continue to have health care," Rep. Jayapal said in a statement. JOHN BOAL Washington Congresswoman Pramila Jayapal (D-Seattle) is one of the many Democrats celebrating...Show More Summary

Welcome to CHIPS World—Population: Dax Shepard, Michael Peña, and You

2 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Suzette Smith CHIPS Oh my god! What a stupid, beautiful movie. I was having a rotten day before I watched CHIPS, but its explosion-heavy, progressive-bro comedy motored my frown upside down. That’s a dumb thing to say, but this is a dumb movie.

Kshama Sawant and Other Jill Stein Supporters Must Know That Trumpcare's Demise Is Not a Real Victory

3 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Trumpcare's tomb? Royalty-free/gettyimages.com Everyone on the left is happy that Trumpcare has, for now, collapsed. But this is not a real victory for the left. It is, when properly examined, a huge setback. All we...Show More Summary

Never Forget: Dave Reichert Voted for Trumpcare

3 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith TV news reporter voice Excuse me, Congressman Reichert! How does it feel to be hung out to dry by GOP leadership? Congressman? MARK WILSON/GETTY Immediately following Trumpcare/Ryancare's failure, a very exclusive congressional club formed. Show More Summary

Detroiters Is the Funniest Show on TV Right Now

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ned Lannamann On Monday, it was announced that Detroiters has been renewed for a second season. This is fantastic news, because the series, not yet through its terrific first season on Comedy Central, deserves to have many, many more eyes on it. Show More Summary

Inbox Jukebox: A Shortlist of New Music You'll Like—Kendrick Lamar, Diamanda Galás, Ride, and More

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger's weekly shortlist of new music you’ll like. March 24: Kendrick Lamar, Diamanda Galás, Ride, and more. by Dave Segal Diamanda Galás—still freaking in tongues. Austin Young Editor's note: You may have noticed that there are now more new music releases in a week than there are hours in a given month. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: She Needs Help! NOW!

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage I screwed up. Here’s the deal, though. I have been dating a great guy for FIVE years now, but we have ALWAYS been long distance. 2,000 miles. Some months we don’t even see each other. That means no sex and I am not the best at taking care of my own needs. Show More Summary

Week in Weed: Colbert Mocks Sessions on Marijuana, Jimmy Buffett Says No to Marijuanaville, Lyft Wants to Keep Stoners Safe

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Week in Weed for March 24, 2017. by Amber Cortes Jimmy Buffett: Margaritaville is a state of mind...and a trademark. Al Schaben via Getty Images Some fascinating factoids and stories for this week’s Week in Weed: cannabis sales are...Show More Summary

Look: New Pics from Showtime's Twin Peaks revival

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Wm.? Steven Humphrey Guys! The next incarnation of Twin Peaks drops on Showtime this coming MAY 21—and to wet your whistle, here are some photos from Entertainment Weekly's upcoming Twin Peaks issue. Get excited, #TwinPeaks fans!Show More Summary

This Week In Politics: The Living Nightmare of Trumpcare, Some Good News in Seattle

7 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf We all die someday, but we shouldn't have to die like this. MICHELLE STRAKA The GOP Doesn't Have the Votes: After a vote on the American Health Care Act was delayed yesterday, Trump issued an ultimatum, demanding that Republicans "fall in line" to pass the plan. Show More Summary

Le Petit Cochon To Host Benefit Dinner for Beloved Local Farmer

The Willowood Farm barn burned down earlier this month Earlier this month, a fire reduced a historic barn on Whidbey Island to ashes, and it threatens to take down the livelihood of one of the area’s most beloved farmers with it. “The Smith Barn was an integral part of Georgie Smith’s Willowood Farm. Show More Summary

Middle-Aged Greek Doctor Enjoys Making Out and Dancing With Young People In Suntan

8 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Kathy Fennessy Youth! Suffused with shades of gold and jade, Argyris Papadimitropoulos's Suntan looks like a sunny Eric Rohmer film, but plays more like a gloomy Claude Chabrol. Kostis Makridis (Chevalier's Makis Papadimitriou), a new doctor on the 800-person Greek island of Antiparos, resembles a miniature John C. Show More Summary

Teen Arrested in Israel for Phoning in Bomb Threats to U.S. Jewish Organizations

9 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf Temple De Hirsch Sinai was vandalized with hateful graffiti by a local bigot earlier this month. The graffiti was later covered up. ASK There have been more than 100 threats made against Jewish community centers and schools since January, reports show. Show More Summary

Lady Yum’s Macarons and Champagne Landing Imminently at Sea-Tac

And there’s another branch opening in Amazonia this summer Kirkland’s macaron phenom Lady Yum will open its Sea-Tac kiosk any day now. Owner Megan Gordon is waiting to receive her final health department approvals before she can officially...Show More Summary

Required Viewing: Elizabeth Warren Rips GOP

10 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage @MAStateToday The #DeathPanel #RichMenWalking And now a message from #ElizabethWarrenpic.twitter.com/VmpAUNtJ3r — TrumpNutz (@BuddyCaper) March 24, 2017 [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this sto...

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