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Milo Is Back & He's "Actively Hunting" 13, 14, and 15 Year Olds

8 minutes agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Milo Yiannopoulos is back, he claims to have $12 million in funding (he won't name his investors), and he's using that money to launch a public speaking/events business dedicated to "corporatized trolling via live entertainment," Tina Nguyen writes at Vanity Fair. Show More Summary

Three Days Before May Day, FBI Arrests Protester from Last Year's Anti-Capitalist March

47 minutes agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover A protester could get 10 years for allegedly throwing an unlit Malotov cocktail at a Seattle Police officer. Kelly O Just days before May Day, federal agents this morning arrested and charged a man involved in last year’s anti-capitalist march. Show More Summary

Are ESPN Job Cuts Also Cutting Race Talk From Sports Coverage?

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Daudi Abe Video of Stephen A. Smith explaining Tristan Thompson's heated exchange with LeBron James. This week, roughly 100 much-publicized job cuts were announced at Disney-owned ESPN, the self-described “Worldwide Leader in Sports.”...Show More Summary

Katie Couric Grills Russian Foreign Ministry Spokesperson On Chechnya's Anti-Gay Pogrom

3 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage Katie Couric asked a Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman about the torture and killing of gay men in Chechnya. Her response is telling. pic.twitter.com/WOpZNCeDjJ — Raymond Braun (@raymondbraun) April 28, 2017 The NYT on what's going on in Chechnya: Gay men have never had an easy life in Chechnya. Show More Summary

Last-Minute Plans: 125 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do In Seattle This Weekend: April 28-30, 2017

3 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff The 24th Annual World Rhythm Festival will have free drumming performances and music and dance workshops all weekend long. Shutterstock Just because you haven't planned your weekend far in advance doesn't mean you can't still go out and have a good time. Show More Summary

Inbox Jukebox: A Weekly Shortlist of Good New Music. Shabazz Palaces, Mark Lanegan Band, Obnox, and More

3 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal New Shabazz Palaces single: "It's seven, it's heavy, it's heaven." Victoria Kovios Shabazz Palaces, "Shine a Light" (Sub Pop). The first single from Shabazz Palaces' new album, Quazarz: Born on a Gangster Star, "Shine a Light" is the Seattle hiphop innovators' most conventionally funky and accessible track to date. Show More Summary

Trump Executive Order Could Re-Open Arctic, Atlantic, California Waters for Offshore Drilling

3 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Remember our old friend the Polar Pioneer? Alex Garland This morning President Trump signed an executive order that could once again open up federal waters in the Arctic, the Atlantic Ocean, and off the California coast for offshore drilling. Show More Summary

Police Reports Illustrated: Man Experiences Sub Par Gas Station Customer Service

3 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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Tickets Are On Sale This Week For Kendrick Lamar, Bumbershoot, Mike Birbiglia, And More Upcoming Seattle Events

4 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Tickets are on sale today for Bumbershoot, which will feature headliners like Lorde. This week, many big, upcoming Seattle events have gone on sale and are likely to sell out very quickly, so we've rounded them up below so you can plan ahead. Show More Summary

A Possible Belltown Bar Encourages Strangers to Socialize

Will Connect Lounge thaw the Seattle freeze? A former product management executive at Amazon, Iulia Bejan hopes to open a Belltown bar called Connect Lounge by late summer or early fall. As the name suggests the establishment would encourage...Show More Summary

These Weekend Events Won't Cost More Than $10

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Punk Rock Flea Market, Independent Bookstore Day, The People's Climate March, And More Events For April 28-30 by Stranger Things To Do Staff Just because you haven't planned your weekend far in advance doesn't mean you can't still go out and have a good time. Show More Summary

Last-Minute Plans: 125 Free, Cheap & Easy Things To Do In Seattle This Weekend: April 28-30, 2017

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Seattle events for April 28-30 that won't cost more than $10. by Stranger Things To Do Staff Just because you haven't planned your weekend far in advance doesn't mean you can't still go out and have a good time. We've rounded up allShow More Summary

The Morning News: SDOT Says Fuck You To Pedestrians With New Traffic Technology, City Authorities Getting Their Sawant Hate On

5 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede SDOT to pedestrians... Charles Mudede How Is SDOT Trying to Fix the Mercer Mess? With a new technology that gives cars more time at traffic lights on Mercer. But in this universe, or at least the one we can see and understanding (which is around 5 percent of the whole universe), something gained is also something lost. Show More Summary

Neighborhood Favorite Oliver’s Twist Is For Lease

The cocktail bars in Phinney Ridge and Magnolia are both available The two locations of longstanding cocktail bar Oliver’s Twist — the Phinney Ridge original at 6822 Greenwood Ave N and the 2014 Magnolia follow-up at 3217 W McGraw St — are for lease, and for once, the owners say it has nothing to do with rising rents. Show More Summary

Mayor Murray's Public Safety Adviser Is Running Against City Attorney Pete Holmes

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Well, another local political race that looked like a lock has turned into one worth watching. by Heidi Groover As public safety adviser, Scott Lindsay has overseen efforts on police reform and homelessness. courtesy of campaign Well,...Show More Summary

The 22 Best Movies Playing in Seattle This Weekend: April 27-30, 2017

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Stranger Things To Do Staff Get ready to eat up some anime at Cinerama's Anime Movie Festival, featuring favorites including Miyazaki's goldfish adventure Ponyo. This weekend at the movies, you can choose between three very promising...Show More Summary

The 22 Best Movies to See in Seattle This Weekend: April 27-30, 2017

21 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger’s film critics’ picks for April 27-30, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff This weekend at the movies, you can choose between three very promising film festivals: the Langston Hughes African American Film Festival at Langston...Show More Summary

Fondue Chain That Charges "Living Wage" Fee Donated to Anti-Minimum Wage Campaign

23 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf The Stranger Last month, I wrote about a handful of local restaurants and shops that were tacking on small living wage surcharges to their customers' bills. Business owners told me that these 2 percent to 5 percent...Show More Summary

Someone Thinks It Would Be a Good Idea for Bill Bryant to Run for Mayor

by Sydney Brownstone No. HG Ed Murray's child sex abuse allegations have shaken up this year's mayoral race like never before, and the ultimate consequences of those allegations are yet to be seen. But even before those allegations became public, local political pundits had long speculated about a 2017 Murray challenger from the right. Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Reader Advice Round-up

by Dan Savage Updates this week: Should a gay couple stay in the closet? What's a trolydyte and why should we care? When do you bring up someone's micropenis? And is it responsible to jerk off to cam girls? As always, I gave my two cents, and so did many of you. In response to the opening of this week's Savage Lovecast: Russian here. Show More Summary

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