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Palestinian Human Rights Sign Yanked Out of Washington Delegate's Hand: "This Is Almost Like Racism"

6 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Ansel Herz Look at this: democrats.gif pic.twitter.com/3LMBYvXU7I— Matt Bors (@MattBors) July 28, 2016 This happened during the roll call yesterday by the Washington State delegation, as the state's Democratic Party chair, Jaxon Ravens, was speaking. Show More Summary

Last Night at the DNC: Live-Slogging Hillary Clinton's Speech

8 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by The Stranger Hillary Clinton campaigning in Washington state in March. Alex Garland Hillary Clinton formally accepts the Democratic nomination tonight after a week of convention proceedings. Stranger staffers will be live-reacting...Show More Summary

Bruce Springsteen to release companion album with fall autobiography

(Scroll down for video.) Bruce Springsteen fans have reason to rejoice this fall. On Sept. 27, Springsteen will release his 500-page autobiography, “Born to Run,” while four days prior comes an 18-track musical companion called “Chapter and...

The O'Jays Tell Trump Campaign to Get Off Their "Love Train"

12 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Dave Segal The O'Jays (Walter Williams, Eric Grant, Eddie Levert), justifiably repulsed by Republicans hijacking their music. The Trump campaign used and appropriated without permission "Love Train" by soul-music group the O'Jays, and the band's members are not at all happy about it. Show More Summary

Mr. Robot Recap: Trump, Hackers, and Why Things Finally Get Interesting in Episode Three

14 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede This scene between the hero of Mr. Robot and his sister recalled something the 19th century German philosopher Hegel once said about the erotic bond between a brother and a sister. USA Network Yesterday, the Republican...Show More Summary

One of the Cinematographers for Beyonce's Lemonade Will be a Judge for This Year's Local Sightings

by Charles Mudede 206, are you ready for Khalik Allah? He is coming to town, coming to see what we are made of. Courtesy of Northwest Film Forum Khalik Allah, the photographer and filmmaker who directed the gorgeously hypnotic FieldShow More Summary

Giuliani Rumored To Be President Trump's Choice For Minister Of Homeland Security & Ethnic Purity

If President Babyhands is elected in November, it looks like he'll be taking Rudy "I LIKE TO YELL LOUD ALSO 9/11 ALSO MUSLIMS" Giuliani down to DC with him—rumors abound that Trump's tapped the former Mayor of 9/11 Town to be his head of Homeland Security. Show More Summary

First Slice 7/27/16: DNC makes Hillary Clinton's nomination official

Hillary Clinton officially won the Democratic nomination for the presidency last night. In the words of Georgia Rep. John Lewis, who seconded Clinton's nomination, "We are not going back we are going forward.…

It's Mick Jagger’s 73rd Birthday. It's Okay to Admit You Like Him.

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Sean Nelson Cold Italian pizza seeks lemon squeeza. Northfoto/Shutterstock We've been living in Keith times for a while. It’s odd to consider just how unfashionable it has become to appreciate Mick Jagger over the past couple decades, though it’s not hard to see why. Show More Summary

Why the Black Mainstream Has Embraced Black Lives Matter but Ignored the Destruction of Public Housing

2 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Charles Mudede Black Lives Matter because it's also a middle-class issue? Charles Mudede Yesterday, Michael Jordan shocked America by making a political statement. He informed the public that he is "deeply troubled by the deaths of...Show More Summary

Flashback: The 1924 Democratic Convention Was A Violent, Racist Clusterfk

After a protracted primary battle, the Democratic National Convention is finally underway in Philadelphia. Last night’s festivities included speeches from Elizabeth Warren, Michelle Obama, and Bernie Sanders, who began the parade of endorsements for Hillary Clinton. [ more › ]

Sara Porkalob's The Dragon Lady Is Worth Your Time, But the DNC Conspiracy Theory Layercake Is the Best Theater Happening Right Now

3 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

by Rich Smith Sara Porkalob's theatrical engagement with an empty chair is about 30 times more impressive than Clint Eastwood's performance at the 2012 RNC. On Thursday I saw Sara Porkalob's re-worked and fully formed version of her solo show, The Dragon Lady. Show More Summary

Watch: John Oliver invites Usher, Josh Groban, Cyndi Lauper to rail against politicians for unauthorized song use

(Scroll down for video.) Last week, Queen pointedly told the Donald Trump campaign to back off after the Republican candidate used the band’s “We are the Champions” as the backdrop to his arrival onstage...

Official San Francisco Park Ranger Vehicle with Illegal Window Tint Patrolling JFK

TweetAs seen on JFK: And in the city it’s a pity cos we just can’t hide Tinted windows don’t mean nothin’, they know who’s inside Well, not really. But it’s one of our Frisco Park Rangers anyway. Just saying.

Watch Michelle Obama sing Beyonce, Stevie Wonder on ‘Carpool Karaoke’

(Scroll down for video) First Lady Michelle Obama hopped in the car with James Corden for a Wednesday night edition of “Carpool Karaoke.” “I rarely get to listen to music in my car,” Obama tells the affable...

The Green Party Responds to Dan Savage, Says He's "Dead Wrong"

by Ansel Herz "We’re willing to not only run for dog catcher but also go to the mat for a ballot position to do it." Green Party Dan Savage, the other day: Where are the Green Party candidates for city councils? For county councils?Show More Summary

Six Candidates Who Are More Exciting Than the Old White Dudes on Hillary's VP Short List

by Matt Baume What a wild duet. Evan El-Amin / Shutterstock.com According to "reports," which are never inaccurate, Hillary Clinton's spending two days cloistered at home to make her VP choice, and it's down to two snoozers. There's Tim Kaine, a senator whose most interesting fact is that he learned to be an ironwelder when he was a child. Show More Summary

Lil Yachty unveils ‘Summer Songs 2’ mixtape

(Scroll down for video) Atlanta rapper Lil Yachty has unveiled a new 15-song mixtape called “Summer Songs 2.” The album from the red-hot-haired upstart is streaming exclusively on Apple Music. It’s been a fruitful few months...

Metro Bus Ad Reminds Seattle That It's Very Close to a Very Large Concentration of World-Destroying Weapons

by Charles Mudede Metro ad says we live next to lots and lots of the most powerful death machines in world. Charles Mudede It only takes Seattle 20 miles to find its complete opposite, the naval base at Bangor. The city is about life (its growth, its needs, its hopes, its forms of sociality and means of reproduction). Show More Summary

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