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The People Who Voted to Leave the EU

by Charles Mudede My sister having drinks with Ahamefule J. Oluo in a London joint. Mark Macdonald (my sister's husband—he voted to stay and had this to say about last night's vote) The people who voted to leave the EU: old people, any part of England that's not London, and my sister (who is black, an immigrant, and under 50). Show More Summary

Washington Ensemble Theatre Focuses on Feminism in Their 2016/17 Season

by Rich Smith Next season's plays are all loosely based around the theme of "breakdown," though none of them seem to reference Tom Petty and his Heartbreakers AT ALL. Alyssa Johnson "There will be strong-willed women, there will be clowns,...Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders Will "In All Likelihood" Vote for Hillary Clinton

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Time keeps on slippin', slippin', slippin' Andrew Cline / Shutterstock.com Speaking to CNN's Chris Cuomo this morning, Bernie Sanders said his vote will in "all likelihood" go to Clinton in November. Sanders stopped short...Show More Summary

Reading So Real—Former Techno Icon Moby Drops a Moving Memoir

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Is this book vegan? Penguin Random House You know you’re important when Eminem disses you. The verbose, venomous Detroit rapper hurled a homophobic slur at Moby in his 2002 song “Without Me” and added salt to the woundShow More Summary

RIP, Cloud-Rap Progenitor Prince Be of P.M. Dawn

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Prince Be, a romantic existentialist supreme. P.M. Dawn MC/producer Prince Be (aka Attrell Cordes) passed away June 17 of renal disease at age 46. Cordes had been afflicted for several years with diabetes; a stroke in 2005 left him partially paralyzed and he subsequently had one leg amputated below his knee. Show More Summary

This Pain: John Grant's Glacier Is the Song We Need Right Now

by Dan Savage John Grant, an American singer/songwriter, is a huge star in the UK and deserves to be one here too. He's also a gay man. And last night, during a performance at Royal Albert Hall in London, Grant performed Glacier, a song form his 2013 album Pale Green Ghosts. Show More Summary

A House Track I Discovered Yesterday: Bob Moses' "All I Want You"

by Charles Mudede Looks like some freaky house going on here. Because it is nearly impossible to find a free seat in Momjii during happy hour, I have started visiting Gokan by Musashi on those days I can't find any way around the desire to eat something that's Japanese, prepared well, and not pricey. Show More Summary

The Orlando Shooting Proves Everyone Was Right About Everything

by Matt Baume Here we are again. a katz / Shutterstock.com We're all processing Orlando in our own ways, and nobody's feelings can be deemed more or less legitimate than anyone else's. I woke up this morning to an endless scroll of Facebook posts about vigils all over the country. Some posts were serious, some less so. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton, Now Endorsed by Elizabeth Warren, Goes to Bat for Abortion Rights

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Megan Burbank Elizabeth Warren endorsing Hillary Clinton on The Rachel Maddow Show. Sorry, have you been creeping on my vision board or...? MSNBC That's a headline I never thought I'd type outside of my own dreams. It's been a busy week for presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. Show More Summary

Where to Eat and Drink at Tomorrow's Georgetown Carnival (Or Any Other Day)

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Angela Garbes Going hard at the Georgetown Carnival. Fedora el Morro Are you going to the Georgetown Carnival tomorrow? You should. Along with being one of the city's most interesting and low-key neighborhoods, Georgetown is compact and easy to explore by foot. Show More Summary

What Does Pacific Northwest Ballet's American Stories Tell Us About America?

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Choo choo: This train is a metaphor for death. Angela Sterling Two surface-y, non-dance choices framed PNB's American Stories in a way that made it difficult to get excited about. 1. That advertisements. 2. That title. As for Gripe #1: Happily, the ballets in the show are infinitely more interesting than the J.C. Show More Summary

Trump Takes Pride in all his Unpaid Bills

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Matt Baume "You don't just love me for my money, do you?" Chad Zuber / Shutterstock.com We just got another tantalizing sneak peek at one of the many ways in which President Donald Trump will turn America into the world's largestShow More Summary

Ben Shepherd on the Reissue of Hater’s Self-Titled LP, Covering Cat Stevens, and Blasting Alan Thicke’s Ears

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Hater lovers rejoice! Most side-project albums by major-label rock musicians come off as curios at best and vain indulgences unworthy of a second listen at worst. Then there’s Hater, the self-titled 1993 album by Soundgarden...Show More Summary

Explore a Brief History of Feminism in Pop Music with Switched on Pop

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Sleater-Kinney gets some love in the latest episode of Switched on Pop Christian Bertrand / Shutterstock.com Back in the December I told you about how much I love Switched on Pop, a podcast dedicated to deconstructing pop...Show More Summary

Trump-Supporting Former Navy SEAL Endorses War Crimes on CNN

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz This is jaw-dropping stuff—mercifully, calmly, powerfully countered by the fellow veteran sitting next to him: #FDT. [ Comment on this story ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]

Let's Watch Hillary Clinton's Speech On National Security, AKA Her Speech Ripping Donald Trump Several Dozen New Assholes

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dan Savage It just concluded and people are raving about it. Hillary Clinton rolled out the anti-Trump argument that could deliver a landslide https://t.co/SwHqvMSTrMhttps://t.co/K4Gc7jobku— Vox (@voxdotcom) June 2, 2016 This is a solid speech by @HillaryClinton...— Charles M. Show More Summary

Don't Tell Cherdonna Shinatra Who to Be

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Jen Graves Don't worry, she'll still look like this. Courtesy of the artist This might be a polarizing performance, Cherdonna Shinatra knows. Tonight she opens her new creation, Clock That Mug or Dusted at Velocity, where last night...Show More Summary

Presidential Candidates Hate Press Conferences, and Also Love Them

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Matt Baume Donald recommends that you remember the name of Joe Pittman from the Daily Post. mikeledray / Shutterstock.com What even is a press conference? That depends on whom you ask: Donald Trump would probably say that it's anShow More Summary

This Election Cycle, the Libertarian Party is on the Cutting Edge of Bonkers

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Matt Baume Some quality programming from CSPAN. How did you spend Memorial Day weekend? The presidential campaign spent the holiday getting real stupid in Orlando. That's where the Libertarian Party held its convention — and naturally...Show More Summary

Black Punk In South Africa

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede This is Africa. The punk band is called TCIYF (“The Cum in your Face”). Its members are black African. It is based in Soweto, South Africa. Why are blacks making punk music? From Africa Is a Country: “We’re from Soweto...Show More Summary

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