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I Asked Six People at the Egyptian Last Night: How Does It Feel Being in the Egyptian Again?

58 minutes agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

CF When this movie theater closed suddenly in June 2013, its future was uncertain. Last night was the Egyptian's soft opening (yay!!), and a whole bunch of soft people crammed themselves in there to see Lynn Shelton's latest movie Laggies, starring Keira Knightley. Show More Summary

Wanna Cuddle With Complete Strangers?

1 hour agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Now there's finally an app for that: Cuddlr: because sometimes you just want a cuddle. from Charlie Williams on Vimeo. Salon's Tracy Clark-Flory, who make it clear that she would jump to her death before cuddling a stranger, interviews...Show More Summary

It's Time To Think About Your Demise (An Interview With Caitlin Doughty, the Internet's Favorite Mortician)

Caitlin Doughty, host of Ask a Mortician, has a new book out—Smoke Gets in Your Eyes—and is reading at the University Bookstore tonight at 7 pm. So, how do you want to go? Not as in how you’d like to die—I’m guessing “in my sleep” or other variations on “quick and painless” are going to be number one, with a bullet (so to speak). Show More Summary

New Zealand Underground-Rock Catalyst Peter Gutteridge, 1961-2014

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Peter Gutteridge, a key figure in New Zealand's shockingly strong rock scene from the '80s and '90s, passed away Monday morning in Auckland, NZ. He was in his early 50s. Gutteridge had recently returned to his home country after hisShow More Summary

Yeah, Sure, What Happened to the Seahawks in San Diego Was Bad, But You Know What? It Doesn't Matter

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Noah Benezra Sad Seahawks fan Lindsey is almost as sad as sad Seahawks dog Chevy. For the first time since the Seahawks became World Super Champions, their Insufferable Journey to Rewinnining the Super Bowl™ took a hit, as they fell to the San Diego Chargers 30-21 in weirdly hot San Diego, California. Show More Summary

Yeah, Sure, What Happened to the Seahawks in San Diego Was Bad, But Here's Why It Doesn't Matter

4 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Noah Benezra Sad Seahawks fan Lindsey is almost as sad as sad Seahawks dog Chevy. For the first time since the Seahawks became World Super Champions, their Insufferable Journey to Rewinnining the Super Bowl™ took a hit, as they fell to the San Diego Chargers 30-21 in weirdly hot San Diego, California. Show More Summary

Want to Protect Police Officers? Close Gun Sale Loopholes, Group Says

Everytown for Gun Safety "Background checks are the single most effective way to keep guns out of the hands of dangerous people," says Everytown for Gun Safety." Nearly two thirds of all police officers in Washington state gunned down...Show More Summary

The Morning News: OK, Who's Stealing the Gigantic Flower Pots in West Seattle?

West Seattle Blog A flower basket in West Seattle that hasn't been stolen... yet. This Is Why We Can't Have Nice Things: You know those huge potted hanging flowers they put on main thoroughfares to entice you to shop? Someone keeps stealing them in West Seattle. Show More Summary

What You Missed at Last Night's Genius Showcase in Music at the Frye

Kelly O ERIK BLOOD AND CHARLES MUDEDE "Is your name really Erik Blood?" "Yes." "You didn't invent it?" "No, my dad did." Erik Blood, man. He was the first Genius Award nominee to be interviewed at the Music Showcase at the Frye last night, and he blew the crowd away with his art, his story, and his insane personal grace. Show More Summary

Three black Men Who Were Killed By an Absence of Policing

CM Is Police Work A Thing of the Past? We do not know the exact sequence that ended with the death of Michael Brown (he was shot 6 times by a white police officer in the St. Louis suburb of Furgeson on August 9). But we do know the exact sequence that ended with the death of Kajieme Powell. Show More Summary

In Culture News: Superstar Hollis, A New Art Library for Seattle, Keira Knightley's Feelings, What Stonehenge Used to Be

Courtesy of the artist and G. Gibson Gallery THIS DRAWING IS CALLED EVERY1 IS OK Samantha Scherer found her disaster images from news and crime shows; her titles are slogans scrawled across actual buildings. At G. Gibson with Chris Crites. Go...Show More Summary

The Monster Art Show With the Soft Underbelly: What Happened at NEPO 5K on Saturday

THAT'S NOELLE CHUN Arriving at the finish line, you were rewarded with this backpack dancer's beautiful then flailing, resigned then begging performance to the epic Queen song "Somebody to Love." NEPO 5K Don't Run is an art scavenger...Show More Summary

The Morning News: Mars Hill Church Is Shrinking, But Boeing Is Growing

Warren Throckmorton/Patheos This Mars Hill Church will close, along with one in the University District. Two Mars Hill Church Branches in Seattle Are Closing: Churchgoers at the downtown and U-District branches were told the news during services yesterday. Show More Summary

Find the Secret Street Art of NEPO 5K This Saturday

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

COURTESY OF THE ARTIST SERRAH RUSSELL She shot photographs on hikes, then turned them into large-format prints she implanted in the city landscape during last year's NEPO 5K Don't Run. They were called Whispering Signs. Everything is...Show More Summary

Little Dragon Played a Tantrum-Free Set at the Showbox Last Night

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Todd Hamm While listening to Sweden's Little Dragon play an in-studio performance on KEXP yesterday, I learned that their name was a reference to the tantrums that lead singer Yukimi Nagano used to throw in the studio. She is a spark...Show More Summary

Can You Spot the Historical Inaccuracy In the Preview for Ridley Scott's New Biblical Epic?

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

There isn't an airplane flying through a shot or a boom mic floating over an actor's head or one character wearing a Sixth Dynasty headdress standing next to a character wearing an Eleventh Dynasty headdress. Give up? The answer is after the jump... The current top comment on YouTube sums it up pretty well: The casting makes this a comedy. Show More Summary

Developing: Jesse Frohman's Kurt Cobain Photo Book

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Kurt Cobain industry continues unabated. The latest slice of cultural product about the late Nirvana frontman is New York photographer Jesse Frohman's Kurt Cobain: The Last Session, a book of photos from a July 1993 shoot done while Nirvana were in NYC promoting the In Utero album. Show More Summary

The Number of Times the British Police Fired Their Weapons in 2012: Three

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The Economist:THE shooting of Michael Brown, an 18-year-old African-American, by a police officer in Ferguson, Missouri, is a reminder that civilians—innocent or guilty—are far more likely to be shot by police in America than in any other rich country. Show More Summary

If You Weren't at the 2014 Film Genius Showcase at the Frye, Here's What You Missed

4 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Kelly O Paul Eenhoorn talked about his acting technique, smoking, and gambling. "I've had a few of these," said actor Paul Eenhoorn, shaking his wine glass and grinning as he joined David Schmader on the stage at the Frye for last night's Genius Awards film showcase. Show More Summary

Whatever Happened to Seattle Space-Rockers Jetman Jet Team?

4 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

In 2013, Jetman Jet Team were ascending to the upper echelon of Seattle’s rock scene. They released the outstanding album We Will Live the Space Age [reviewed here] and played a storming set at the inaugural Hypnotikon: Seattle Psych Fest. Show More Summary

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