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Silicon Valley Recap, “Hooli-Con” - Uncle Jerry’s Game

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The core question that finally sends poor Jared over the edge – does the end really justify the means? – takes on greater weight in the shadow of Uber’s far more egregious behavior. by Matt Corwine Credit: John P. Johnson/HBO It’s fitting...Show More Summary

Nicole Brodeur Column About Shooting in Columbia City Shows She Writes For Whites

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Downtown Columbia City... Charles Mudede Somewhere in the first half of the last decade, I came across a Seattle Magazine article by Knute Berger, who now writes for the local news website Crosscut. In the piece, which...Show More Summary

Led By Patty Murray, Senate Democrats Will Hold the Floor In Protest of Secret Obamacare Repeal Bill

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Not so fast, secretive healthcare repealers. CHIP SOMODEVILLA / GETTY IMAGES Washington State's Patty Murray, the top-ranking Democrat on the Senate health committee, will lead the charge later today as Democrats "hold...Show More Summary

Savage Love Letter of the Day: Her Partner Only Likes Having Sex with Hairy Old Gay Men

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage My partner and I are in our early 30s and have been together for 6 years. I'm a cis-gendered female and my partner is FTM and began his transition last year. Up until that point, we had a fairly vanilla but satisfying and regular sex life. Show More Summary

Supreme Court's Ruling to Strike Down Trademark Law Banning "Disparaging" Names a Win for Portland Band, The Slants

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ana Sofia Knauf Simon Shiao Tam, bassist for The Slants, spoke about his ongoing legal fight with the United States Patent and Trademark Office to trademark his band name at the University of Washington. Today, the Supreme Court ruled prohibiting trademarks for offensive names violates the First Amendment. Show More Summary

Immigrant Advocates Will Take Up Hunger Strike to Protest Treatment Inside Northwest Detention Center

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sydney Brownstone Nestora Salgado, an activist who was imprisoned in Mexico for two years after fighting cartels, will join activist Maru Mora Villalpando on a hunger strike outside the Northwest Detention Center. Alex Garland Starting...Show More Summary

Seattle Food News: Fremont Brewing Presents Pride Kolsch, 2120 Arrives at Amazon, and More

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tobias Coughlin-Bogue The rare, majestic rainbow heron. Fremont Brewing Co. Fremont Brewing Puts Two of The Best Things in One Can For Pride It's Pride week, which means celebrating of LGBTQ rights amid nearly nonstop drinking. To...Show More Summary

Charleena Lyles, Victim of SPD Shooting, Remembered as “Life of the Party”

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Steven Hsieh Charleena Lyles Courtesy of Family Those close to Charleena Lyles will tell you she bounded with energy. “She was the life of the party,” said Trina Washington, a cousin who knew Lyles since she was 12 years old. The two were inseparable. “She liked to go out. Show More Summary

Al Franken Will Be on the Blabbermouth Podcast This Wednesday!

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Eli Sanders Senator Al Franken will be talking to The Stranger's Blabbermouth podcast this Wednesday. Subscribe to the show for free right here! Courtesy Hachette Book Group It was a question from Democratic Senator Al Franken that got Jeff Sessions into potential perjury trouble over his Russia connections. Show More Summary

Spun Out: 5 Essential Cuts Selected by Local DJ Riz Rollins

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal "We dance because we cannot fly. I'm just trying to help." Andi Dean DJ RIZ ROLLINS (KEXP; Board of Deacons) 1. Tinush, "Struggle (feat Aretha Franklin)" 2. LTJ Xperience feat. Joe Bataan, “Ordinary Guy” (Irma Records) 3. Show More Summary

The 30 Best Concerts in Seattle This Week: June 19-25, 2017

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Stranger's music critics' picks for June 19-25, 2017. by Stranger Things To Do Staff This week, our music critics have picked everything from a Death Cab member who's gone disco (Dave Depper), to iconic Japanese party thrashers (Guitar...Show More Summary

UPDATE: What Is Up With This Racist Costume Spotted at the Fremont Solstice Parade?

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Picture Courtesy Jill Killen. A puppet that appeared in the popular Fremont Solstice Parade has made, with good reason, a number of people very unhappy. The huge thing looked like a mammy wearing a Rasta hat. It's alleged that the person inside of it was not black. Show More Summary

Sofia Coppola Has Never Heard of the Bechdel Test

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle "The what test?" (Actual quote.) Rich Fury/Getty Images GQ just published an interview with director Sofia Coppola, whose new movie is The Beguiled (a remake of a 1971 Clint Eastwood film). The interview begins: GQ: I loved The Beguiled. Show More Summary

Seattle Police Officers Fatally Shoot 30-Year-Old Mother Near Magnuson Park

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Steven Hsieh Charleena Lyles, the 30-year-old mother fatally shot by Seattle police on Sunday. Courtesy of family Seattle police officers fatally shot a 30-year-old black mother at a housing complex near Magnuson Park, according to...Show More Summary

What You Missed This Weekend at Northwest New Works 2017

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Earth and Ceremony's I Want to Hear the Sea seemed to stun the audience with its power and beauty. Earth and Ceremony Northwest New Works 2017 has come to a close. Sad. But here I am to tell you about all the mainstageShow More Summary

Vice On the Controversy at Evergreen

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

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Why Does Cliff Mass Believe Scientists and Leftist Journalists Are Exaggerating the Dangers of Climate Change?

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede "On May 12, 2016, a total of 17 wildfires... burning in the vicinity of Fort McMurray, Canada." NASA Some of the reasons Cliff Mass gives for not alarming people about the real and ever-growing climate crisis: "Psychological...Show More Summary

Watching Romy and Michele's High School Reunion: The Musical Is Like Eating Cotton Candy

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Christopher Frizzelle Something you should know: I love cotton candy. Mark Kitaoka It's light, stupid, colorful, and clearly not good for you, but sometimes that's exactly what you are in the mood for. I was in the mood for it. There's nothing profound about it, but nobody turns to Romy and Michele's High School Reunion for profundity. Show More Summary

Seattle Police Release Audio of Fatal Shooting of Charleena Lyles

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Heidi Groover Outside the Sand Point apartment complex where police fatally shot Charleena Lyles. Steven Hsieh The Seattle Police Department this morning released audio from a confrontation yesterday in which two Seattle police officers fatally shot Charleena Lyles after Lyles called them to report a burglary. Show More Summary

Iconic Moments from Season 9 of RuPaul's Drag Race and the Smarmy Fan Art They Inspired

6 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Chase Burns She has been missed. I'm not going to recap the season nine reunion this week. A reunion is a recap, so it seems redundant to recap a recap. To be upfront, a recap is a boring concept anyhow. Its name suggests it will somehow recount everything that happened in an episode. Show More Summary

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