Print Edition for the week of
Dec. 28 - Jan. 3, 2012

Vol. 21, No. 17
Don’t Talk to the Cops! by Jake Clifford

Film

Enjoy the Silence

The Artist Will Delight the Shit Out of You

God on Four Legs

War Horse Brings Spinoza into the Multiplex

Art House

Summer Pasture

I Love Television

2011: The Year in Stuff I Said

Music

Up & Coming

Lose your keeling over from exhaustion every night this week!

Undercover Lovers

Dude York's Pop Takes You Back to Your High School Crush

200 Years' Surprisingly Bland Folk-Pop Opus

Sound Check

KJ Sawka Is Pendulum's Metronome Wrecking Ball

Ride's Nowhere (20th Anniversary Edition) Makes History Better

Data Breaker

DJ Rama, John Tejada, Pezzner vs. Hanssen, Lusine

Chuckletown, USA

Come See Who Scotland's Minister of Culture Has Been Raving About

My Philosophy

Sta Hi Brothas' Christmas Trees, Macklemore, and New Year's Eve

The Homosexual Agenda

New Year's Eve—The Most Vomit-Filled Time... of the Year!

Poster of the Week

Poster by NKO

Underage

New Year's in a Trance

Theater

The First Rehearsal Is Opening Night

Theater Anonymous Tries Its First Seattle Experiment

Food & Drink

The World's Greatest Mexican Diner

Plus, It Has Every Kind of Mezcal in the State

Chow Bio

Won Williamson: Turkey Thermometers and Microbrews at Thomas Street Market

Happiest Hour

Loretta's Northwesterner

News

What Happened at Youngstown

When the only program for kids in a low-income neighborhood shuts off its lights, what happens to those kids?

Pain of Labor

Job Listing for Union Organizer Sends Right-Wingers into Paranoid Tizzy

Jim's Lonely Vote

Seattle's Congressman Angrily Stands Up to an Anti-Terrorism Bill and Loses

Sources Say

Shorter Than Books and Longer Than Proverbs

Visual Art

Sex Offenders, Christ, and Conceptual Art

The Disruptive Silence of Vanessa Place's Poetry

Features

The Things That Music Did to Us in 2011

The Best Moments of the Year Included a Basement Show in the U-District, a Badly Dressed Legend at Wall of Sound, and a Pop Star’s Worldwide Victory Lap

Books

The God of Small Arms

Arundhati Roy's Visits with India's Maoist Guerillas

Shiro: Local Hero

A Sushi Master's Memoir (with Tons of Photos)