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The Morning News: It's Thanksgiving, Guns Are Now More Easily Available Now, Gentrification Isn't Funny, and Seattle "Teacher of the Future" No Longer Has One

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Chowing down on Thanksgiving. THANKSGIVING: Some people are celebrating, some people are mourning, some people are telling you to get offline, and this asshole is violating the emoluments clause and enriching themselves. RACIST...Show More Summary

Two More Women Accuse Franken of Groping

19 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

He should strongly consider stepping down. by Rich Smith Franken's response: “It’s difficult to respond to anonymous accusers, and I don’t remember those campaign events.” Joe Raedle / Getty When radio anchor Leeann Tweeden told theShow More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Men Are Pigs and Other Things We Already Knew

19 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage My god the last four weeks have been torture. Of course #metoo and of course I knew intellectually and sometimes experientially that all of this happens all the time, but reading these women's stories again and again and...Show More Summary

MoPOP's Jimi Hendrix 75 Event Finds Yet More Reasons to Hail the Guitar God

19 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

MoPOP's extravagantly celebrating Jimi Hendrix's 75th birthday; here's why you should check it out. by Andrew Hamlin Jimi's ax is bold and lovable. The birth of Johnny Allen Hendrix, November 27, 1942, in Seattle, signaled only a tiny ping in the big world. Show More Summary

Denzel Washington Walks Like a Mind Without a Body in Roman J. Israel, Esq

20 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Walk this way... Let's begin by recalling Jake Gyllenhaal’s bulging eyes in Dan Gilroy’s excellent thriller Nightcrawler. They are the eyes of a man who almost entirely lives in his head. With those eyes in mind, let's turn to the star of a new film that's also directed Gilroy, Roman J. Show More Summary

Look, a Rainbow

20 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Hot take. by Sydney Brownstone Hot take. SB Shut down Twitter and look out the window. Everyone is terrible, but look, a rainbow. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Global Warming Brings the Tropics to Pacific Northwest's Turkey Holiday—Almost 70F in Seattle

20 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede It looks like fall but it feels like summer is around the corner. Charles Mudede As the popular weatherperson Cliff Mass explained in his post "Tropical Air over Seattle," this morning, "our low temperature (56F) was the HIGHEST low temperature ever recorded in November at Seattle Tacoma Airport." Indeed. Show More Summary

Why Did Racist Ceramicist Charles Krafft Change His Profile Picture to Charles Mudede?

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

What the fuck? by Steven Hsieh What the fuck? Facebook Charles Krafft is a ceramicist whose reputation took a nosedive after former Stranger arts writer Jen Graves exposed him as a white nationalist Holocaust denier. Krafft more recently...Show More Summary

Superior Court Judge Rules Against Seattle Income Tax, Appeal On the Way

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Seattle plans to appeal. by Heidi Groover The scene at City Hall when the council passed the income tax in July. HG Seattle's income tax on people making more than $250,000 annually violates state law and is therefore invalid, a King...Show More Summary

The FCC Also Wants to Destroy Access to Phone and Internet Services for Low-Income People

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The cuts to the Lifeline program will hit the elderly, students, tribal members, and people who live in rural areas the hardest. by Amber Cortes Chairman Pai isn't done yet. Also, what a dumb mug. BLOOMBERG VIA GETTY IMAGES FCC Chairman Ajit Pai has been pretty busy these past couple of weeks. Show More Summary

30 Pop-Up Markets and Events for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday 2017 in Seattle

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff The monthlong Holiday Market at Westlake Park begins on Friday. Downtown Seattle Association Facebook If you want to get a head-start on your holiday shopping, there are many ways to support local businesses on Black Friday (Nov 24) and Small Business Saturday (Nov 25) instead of braving the mall. Show More Summary

The Gift of the Meth-Gi

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage It's like an O. Henry story if O. Henry wrote stories about meth addicts... An Oregon woman whose inmate boyfriend died from a meth-laden kiss after a prison visit was sentenced to two years behind bars Tuesday on a drug conspiracy charge. Show More Summary

Crossword Solution: "Worst. Puzzle. Ever."

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The solutions to the crossword puzzle in the November 22 issue of The Stranger. by Brendan Emmett Quigley [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Some Picks for Record Store Day’s Black Friday 2017

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ned Lannamann R ecord Store Day happens every April, but it’s a holiday so nice, they hold it twice. The Black Friday edition of RSD comes the day after Thanksgiving, so avoid the mass of humanity at the big-box stores by gettingShow More Summary

With Native Invader, Tori Amos Interweaves Politics and Mythology

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Tori Amos is still banging on her piano. by Suzette Smith M any oddball moments in my life have intersected with Tori Amos songs. Like the time a boy who sat behind me in eighth grade sensually humped a chair while singing the chorus...Show More Summary

You Don't Need Shakespeare, Shakespeare Needs You

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Two women reckon with the bard and their personal lives in two new solo shows called It Will Be Now. by Rich Smith Seattle actor Meme Garcia attempting not to drown in a bathtub of sadness. Rachel Liuzzi Seattle actor Meme Garcia did...Show More Summary

Pixar’s Coco Tackles Mortality with Humor and Depth

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Finally, a children’s film about a bunch of dead people! by Jenni Moore C oco, the new Pixar film that’s set in Mexico during Dia de los Muertos, handles the subject of death with humor, lightness, and depth. The “Coco” in question is...Show More Summary

AD: Ballard Holiday Tree Lighting

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Free family-friendly event with caroling, crafts, refreshments and fun by Stranger Things To Do Partner Start the December holiday season with a family-friendly holiday tree lighting at Ballard’s Verity Credit Union branch on Friday, December 1. Show More Summary

30 Pop-Up Markets and Events for Black Friday and Small Business Saturday 2017 in Seattle

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Find everything from small-batch fruit preserves to blown-glass dragon eggs. by Stranger Things To Do Staff If you want to get a head-start on your holiday shopping, there are many ways to support local businesses on Black Friday (Nov 24) and Small Business Saturday (Nov 25) instead of braving the mall. Show More Summary

Joe Scarborough's New Diss Song "The Drumpf" Mocks the Small-handed Tweeter in Chief

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Conservative television-news personality Joe Scarborough delivers a musical beatdown of Trump. by Dave Segal Don't quit your day job, Joe. If, like me, you didn't know that the co-host of MSNBC's Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough, also maintains...Show More Summary

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