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The Stranger's Endorsements for the November 2016 General Election

Vote Against Cheeto Jesus, Fascism, Racism, and Sexual Assault! Vote for Hillary, Democracy, Women, and Pragmatic Incrementalism! Vote for Higher Wages, Clean Elections, the Climate, and Light Rail, Too!

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The 28 Spookiest Movies Playing in Seattle This Halloween Weekend

The Hunger, Carrie, Hocus Pocus, And More Picks For October 27-31, 2016

Your Complete Guide to Lit Crawl 2016 in Seattle

Five Itineraries For October 27 From Stranger Books Editor Rich Smith

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The Stranger's Guide to Seattle's Happiest Happy Hours »

Late-Night and Early-Morning Happy Hours in Seattle

Four Good Deals on Food at Odd Hours

A Guide to Hotel Happy Hours in Seattle

I Visited All of These Places Recently, But I Didn't Stay the Night—I Just Gorged in Their Restaurants

Bars I Recommend for Taking Tinder Dates To

It's Got to Be Somewhere You're Not Going to Run Into Your Knucklehead Friends—But Good. So, Where?

The Best Happy Hours in Seattle for Beer Geeks

With a Few Notes About What I've Ordered Recently and Loved

Food & Drink »

Mackerel, You Sexy Bastard

In Defense of Sardines, Herring, and Other Maligned "Fishy" Fish

Vashon Island Has a New BBQ Joint Called Gravy

If They Keep Coming Up with Such Delicious Specials, I Think I'm Going to Become a Ferry Regular

Oh, Come On, Stop Complaining About Pumpkin-Flavored Everything—Pumpkins Are Delicious

The Fall Flavor Comes to Ginza, Buddha Ruksa, Ellenos's Greek Yogurt, and Other Local Eateries

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Person of Interest: Kelly A. Rodriguez

As editor of ARCADE, Kelly Rodriguez has made the journal a vital read for young design professionals.

Person of Interest: Moises Himmelfarb

Meet the Man Whose Job Is to Build Cultural Bridges Between Here and Mexico

Immigrant Songs

The Thousands of Dollars, Years of Waiting, And Hours of Practice that Brought Seattle Symphony’s Musicians to the Stage

The Stranger’s Seattle Art and Performance Quarterly »

The Stranger's Performance Critic Picks the Seven Most Promising Productions This Season

Put These Performances on Your Calendar Now. NOW.

Anatomy of an Outfit

A Detailed Look at a Velvet Wedding Coat by Yves Saint Laurent That's on Display at Seattle Art Museum

Marina Abramovic Mad Lib

The Artist Will Be at Town Hall Seattle November 18

Four Seattle Bands Keeping Jazz from Becoming Jazzzzzzz

Revive Your Eardrums—and Your Expectations—by Seeing a Show by Bad Luck, Afrocop, Chemical Clock, or Hound Dog Taylor's Hand

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Savage Love Glossary

2009–2016: The Stranger's Imperial Phase and That Time We Won a Pulitzer

How the Hell Did That Happen, Anyway?

Eat This Word: A Naughty Name for the Holy Grail

Originally Published in The Stranger October 12, 1992

Let's Get Lost

Stumbling Through the Biggest Pull-Tab Market in America—Originally Published in The Stranger on January 1, 1998