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This Weekend, Seafair Should Blanket the Sky with Drones

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

If the Blue Angels actually reflected the power of our military might, they would burst into a thousand explosive, autonomous robots and blot out the sky. Chris Parypa Photography / Shutterstock.com It's that time again. [gong noise] Beginning...Show More Summary

I, Anonymous: Ride the Ducks? How About FUCK the Ducks.

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

steven weissman Fuck the Ducks. Fuck your laughing. Fuck your leering. Fuck your happiness. I live on a boat near the public access ramp the Ride the Ducks vehicles use to enter Lake Union. I can stand on my front porch and see five at a time. Show More Summary

The Place to Buy Horses in Enumclaw

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Getting my Enumclaw on at a horse auction joint. Kelly O If you do not know what happened in Enumclaw 10 years ago, I recommend you read my little feature on the subject. Though the business between the horse and the man was not at all pretty, the town itself isn't half bad. Show More Summary

Here Comes Seattle Art Fair, Already Under Construction at the Seahawks's Stadium

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

THIS IS WHAT AN ART FAIR LOOKS LIKE And this is what's being built in the bowels of the stadium where the Seahawks play right now. The opening is Thursday, and the fair runs through Sunday evening. andersphoto/Shutterstock Inside CenturyLink...Show More Summary

Seattle, Tacoma, and Everett Just Triggered Water Shortage Plans for All Three Cities

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This past spring, Seattle Public Utilities prepared for summer by topping up its reservoirs in the Cedar River Watershed a little higher than usual, but the utility is still issuing a water shortage advisory this summer. Seattle City...Show More Summary

The True Detective Chitty-Chat Club: Brought to You by Molly™ Breath Freshener

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Hello, True Detective fans! Did you watch last night's episode? If so, you may agree that this show is now 100 percent UNINTENTIONALLY HILARIOUS. And therefore? I LOVE IT! Check out my spoiler-filled recap after the jump, and as always, I adore your opinions as well. Show More Summary

Confidential to David Toledo: Your Posters Fucking Suck and We'd Never, Ever Endorse an Asshole Like You

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Oh look, at first glance it seems to be The Stranger but actually it's—UGH, David Toledo, you win for biggest asshole of the primary. The SECB is fucking done with David Toledo, a no-chance candidate running in North Seattle's city council District 5. Toledo and his amateur animation skills were almost charming for a hot second. Show More Summary

District Date: Exploring the Sprawling, Car-Dependent District 5

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Sandy Brown drove me around District 5 in his Mini Cooper. Kelly O When all of this insanity is over and you have a city council elected under the new districted system, things might not feel all that different if you live in a highly visible part of the city like downtown or Capitol Hill. Show More Summary

A Field Guide to Seattle's Vietnamese Delis

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

TAMMY’S DELI & BAKERY: It’s the mystery that will keep you coming back for more. I often lament the fact that Seattle lacks a truly great New York delicatessen, a place where you can get pastrami sandwiches and knishes. But every time...Show More Summary

Black Americans Could Respond to "Driving While Black" Infractions by Boycotting Cars

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

If racist traffic violations are here to stay, maybe blacks should leave cars alone. Anne Kitzman/Shutterstock A few days after a traffic stop, Sandra Bland was dead in a cell. Why was she stopped in the first place? Brian Encinia would...Show More Summary

Have We Reached Peak App?

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

This just popped into my inbox... Hello We just launched an app that helps you find oysters at restaurants around you with quick and easy to learn profiles, including the ability to rate the oyster and the aphrodisiac effect. We areShow More Summary

Capitol Hill Block Party 2015: How Did It Look?

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Best t-shirt about spankings Kelly O Best t-shirt with Bart Simpson: Moor Gang with Gifted Gab Best (youngest!) music journalist Kelly O Best summer fur vest Kelly O Best real fur: This dog bouncing on a trampoline, soliciting tummyShow More Summary

Not Gay Men Who Have Not Gay Sex With Other Not Gay Men

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Coming soon from NYU Press... A straight white girl can kiss a girl, like it, and still call herself straight—her boyfriend may even encourage her. But can straight white guys experience the same easy sexual fluidity, or would kissing...Show More Summary

Have You Seen the Cover of New York Magazine?

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The magazine's latest cover features 35 women who've accused Bill Cosby of sexual abuse and were willing to be photographed. Weirdly, as soon as the piece went up, New York magazine's site was victimized by a denial-of-service attack. Show More Summary

Another Black Woman Has Died in Police Custody

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Ralkina Jones was arrested Friday. She died on Sunday. sakhorn / shutterstock.com Several news outlets are reporting that Ralkina Jones died in a Cleveland Heights jail on Sunday. All that anyone knows so far is that she was arrested on Friday after a dispute with her husband. Show More Summary

The Morning News: There Have Been 227 Shootings in Seattle This Year, and the Columbia River Is Way Too Warm

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

There was a shooting in Everett at 1:40 am on Sunday morning. An 18-year-old man was transported to Harborview with life-threatening injuries. Charles Mudede Also Damaged in the Everett Shooting: Two homes, two vehicles, and a boat. In...Show More Summary

Why We're Endorsing Sally Bagshaw for City Council District No. 7

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Sally Bagshaw Kelly O Sally Bagshaw failed to take us out on either her airplane or her sailboat this year, she's a foe of district elections (worrying Seattle will now get stuck in "ward politics"), she's impossible to pin down on how...Show More Summary

Two Unplanned Pregnancies in Unexpected

Chicago director Kris Swanberg’s third film, her highest-profile effort to date, centers on two women confronting unplanned pregnancies. From the onset, she neatly distinguishes herself from her husband, Joe Swanberg, through less reliance on dialogue and more interest in race. Cobie Smulders plays Sam, a science teacher at an inner-city school targeted for closure...

Did Anyone Make it to the Straight Pride Parade Today?

I'm not talking about the Capitol Hill Block Party. Or SeaFair. And, yes, straight people parade up and down Pike/Pine all weekend long. And God bless them: No straight sex, no gay people. So thanks for all the awesome straight fucking,...Show More Summary

The Legacy of Racism and Slavery Dramatized Powerfully in the Unwieldy, Mesmerizing ... and Jesus Moonwalks on the Mississippi

The sisters in "... And Jesus Moonwalks on the Mississippi" who will determine the future of America: Free, an African Cajun in whiteface and Blanche, a white Cajun who wants to be a Confederate soldier. In the world of the play, they think they're twins. Show More Summary

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