Print Edition for the week of
Jan. 29 - Feb. 4, 2009

Vol. 18, No. 20
Pacific Science Center image courtesy



Neck Hump

On Screen

Were the World Mine: Someone Else's Guilty Pleasure

On Screen

Taken: The Movie Where Liam Neeson Kicks People

On Screen

Waltz with Bashir: Silent Swimming and Sudden Death


Belladonna's Girl Train: Badassery and Barbie Legs


Data Breaker

Beat-Seeking Missives

Fucking in the Streets

Lil Wayne and T-Pain at KeyArena

East Infection

Master Musicians of Bukkake's Om-Wrecking Psychedelia

It's a Hit

Singles, Remixes & MP3s

There Are So Many of Us

A Decade of Oldominion

Party Crasher

All the Single Ladies

My Philosophy

Hiphop Ya Don't Stop

Poster of the Week

Album Review

Antony and the Johnsons: The Crying Light

Album Review

Swervedriver: Mezcal Head

Album Review

The Hunches: Exit Dreams

The Score

Classical, Jazz & Avant

Up & Coming

This Week's Notable Shows and Parties


Devon Williams's Carefree Jangle and Dead-Grandmother Jokes

New Column!

I Also Kissed a Girl, and I Also Liked it, So Much So That I Buried My Face in Her Muff, Okay?


Over the Cabinet and Down the Drain

A New Fairy-Tale Play by Bret Fetzer

On Stage

Murder, Hope: Batman, Melancholy, and Oven Mitts

On Stage

A Review of The Road to Mecca

Food & Drink

Bar Exam

The Best Martini

The Happiest Hour

The Melting Pot

Neither Cat Poo nor Sugar Goo

The Right Choice for Washington State's Official Candy


The Good, the Bad, and the Ridiculous

A Look at Pending Legislation in Olympia

Visual Art

Location, Location, Location

The Aftermath of SAM's Unusual Partnership with WaMu

In Art News

Your Art Is Showing


The H Word

On the Inauguration, the "Historic" Week, and the Problem with Living in the Present Tense


Constant Reader

"Dear Barack Obama, You are one of my friends."

The Ape Wears Versace

A New Book About the Human Animal Builds on a Classic