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Inbox Jukebox: A Weekly Shortlist of Good New Music. Porter Ray, Thurston Moore, Laurel Halo, and More

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal Porter Ray's brilliant new track makes cloud rap sound earthbound. Jay Scroggins Porter Ray, “Russian Roulette” (Sub Pop). Cloud rap? Porter Ray's "Russian Roulette"—which was recorded during the sessions that produced his Sub Pop debut full-length, Watercolor, but didn't appear on it—is somehow even more ethereal than that. Show More Summary

Stream Queen: Binge on Melissa McCarthy with Nobodies, Saturday Night Live, and the new season of Chelsea

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

A weekly digest of streaming TV recommendations, paired with entertaining commentary and photoshopped imagery. by Chase Burns Melissa McCarthy is making her rounds on TV and it's all for you, baby. Melissa McCarthy has been a Hollywood queen ever since Sookie St. Show More Summary

The Morning News: Cary Moon Is Running for Mayor, Murray's Anonymous Accuser Reveals His Name

by Heidi Groover Cary Moon may self-fund her campaign. nate gowdy It's Cary Moon: Moxie Media's much-discussed candidate to challenge Mayor Ed Murray is urban planner, engineer, and founder of the anti-tunnel People’s Waterfront Coalition Cary Moon. Show More Summary

The Heart of Whiteness: Ijeoma Oluo Interviews Rachel Dolezal, the White Woman Who Identifies as Black

The last story you will ever need to read about Rachel Dolezal. by Ijeoma Oluo I 'm sitting across from Rachel Dolezal, and she looks... white. Not a little white, not racially ambiguous. Dolezal looks really, really white. She looks...Show More Summary

Seattle to Hold Red May, a World-Class Radical Left Event This May

by Charles Mudede Red Apparition by Esther Planas Courtesy Red May Philip Wohlstetter, a local intellectual who has been a part of the Seattle art scene since the early 1980s, when he helped produce one of the first crowd-sourced anythings...Show More Summary

Molly Moon's Ice Cream Launches Mooncrew Record Label with Cataldo's Keepers

by Dave Segal Seattle ice cream merchants Molly Moon's is launching its in-house record label, Mooncrew Records, with the release of Keepers by local pop artist Cataldo. To celebrate the album, Cataldo (aka Eric Anderson) will perform at Molly Moon's Capitol Hill branch Saturday, April 22, at noon. Show More Summary

RuPaul's Drag Race Recap: More Shade, Less Shine in "Good Morning Bitches"

by Chase Burns Good morning, bitches! It's a live TV challenge! Watch out Katie Couric, the queens are coming for your gig. Following this season's theme of strange challenges we haven't quite seen before, RuPaul makes the girls serve Today Show realness by hosting fake talk shows and interviewing the soulful lesbian cheerleader from Glee. Show More Summary

Inbox Jukebox: A Weekly Shortlist of Good New Music. Robyn Hitchcock, Girlpool, Royal Trux, Bod, and More

Quick reviews of new releases by Robyn Hitchcock, UMFANG, Royal Trux. by Dave Segal Robyn Hitchcock, tapping into the element of light again with some literal dad rock. Robyn Hitchcock, “Raymond and the Wires” (Yep Roc). For some unfathomable...Show More Summary

Stream Queen: Put The Kids to Bed and Watch The Gorburger Show, Mystery Science Theater 3000, and Animals.

by Chase Burns Gorburger is a superfan of Earth and pop culture, but his bloodlust keeps getting in his way. Is it just me, or are puppets everywhere this spring? And they're not just on TV for kids, they're on adult TV, too. The nerve!...Show More Summary

Trump and the Politics of "I Live the Life You Wish You Had"

by Charles Mudede We pay Jay Z to live the life we want. Roc-A-Fella Records In the way Jay Z or Wiz Khalifa supply black youth with spectacles of black opulence ("Going places, rolling J's, I live the life you wish you had./Throwing...Show More Summary

The Morning News: Uncle Ike's Owner Appears to Be Insensitive to the Racial History of the CD, What's Worse than Finding Bits of Rat in Your Salad?

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede The racial troubles of 23rd and Union are not yet history. Charles Mudede Make No Mistake About This: When the person identified as Omari Tahir-Garrett, a Central District activist with a history, was captured on video...Show More Summary

Radiohead Was So Goddamn Good on Saturday Night That Life Briefly Seemed Tolerable Again

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sean Nelson Thom Yorke, having just danced, and about to dance again. Matthew Thompson The scene at Seattle Center after Radiohead's two-hour, 25-song, three-encore set Saturday night was dreamlike: Ten thousand people wandering in all directions, like glowing sparks popping off of a bonfire. Show More Summary

You Must Watch This Video of the Seattle Repertory Theatre Transforming Into a Disco

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Here Lies Love opened Friday night at the Rep. I haven't seen it yet, but it probably looks something like this. JOAN MARCUS As you'd know if you read my interview with Here Lies Love composer David Byrne, who you may remember...Show More Summary

Tomorrow is the Final Day to see Derek Erdman’s Last (Official) Art Show Before He Leaves Seattle

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

What will we do without Derek Erdman? The consummate prankster and local artist is leaving Seattle. by Amber Cortes "Nuns eating corn off the cob and stuff, there’s nothing heavy happening there." - Derek Erdman Photo courtesy of Derek...Show More Summary

Stream Queen: More Ways to Watch Absolutely Fabulous (and Other Fab Female-Led TV Comedies)

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Chase Burns Bow down to the real queens of streaming. A week ago, there were internet titters that Absolutely Fabulous would be finding a new home on Netflix. Already on Hulu (and the movie offered through HBO), Absolutely Fabulous was already doing well and attracting a new generation of viewers. Show More Summary

The Seahawks Are Openly Talking About Trading Richard Sherman

2 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Tricia Romano Richard Sherman: Still the best corner in the game. Getty Images Star Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, aka "The best corner in the game!" might be playing for another team next season, if we are to believe the rumors. Show More Summary

Wes Hurley's Little Potato Has an Evocative Electronic Soundtrack

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal An image from Wes Hurley's Little Potato. Local musician Robyn C. Miller produced an extraordinary electronic-music soundtrack for Seattle filmmaker Wes Hurley's Little Potato, a documentary about growing up gay under oppressive conditions in Russia. Show More Summary

RuPaul’s Drag Race Recap: The First Queen Cut Is Always The Most Mysterious

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Chase Burns The real mystery of this season is if Eureka will cry every time a guest star appears. Let the Hunger Games begin! It's not a real episode of RuPaul's Drag Race unless there's a lip sync, so we get our true season 9 premiere...Show More Summary

Stream Queen: Over Girls? Try British Sitcoms Fleabag, Chewing Gum, Lovesick and Crashing Instead

3 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Chase Burns These Girls alternatives are hornier, funnier, and surprisingly profound. (Left to Right: Fleabag, Chewing Gum, Lovesick) It's closing time for Hannah Horvath. With only three episodes left, we all need to start moving...Show More Summary

It's 2017 and American Nazis Are Still Cowards

4 weeks agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

To Trump-Enabled Nazis, I Say This: Get Off Your Phone and On Your Feet by Bill Savage J ake and Elwood are stuck in traffic. An “American Socialist White People’s Party” demonstration occupies a bridge. The Chicago Police Department holds back enraged counterprotesters. Show More Summary

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