Print Edition for the week of
Jan. 11 - 17, 2012

Vol. 21, No. 19
I Can Be Hyped 
by Jeffrey Meyer www.goofbutton.com

Film

Interview with an Assassin

A Narco Tells His Own Story in El Sicario, Room 164

The Iron Lady: Meryl Streep’s (and Margaret Thatcher’s) Awesome Political Performance

Contraband: A Dumb Action Movie Laced with Clever Bits (and Mark Wahlberg)

Oh, the Humanity

Carnage Will Make You Feel Sad for Everyone Involved

Art House

House of Bamboo: The World of Samuel Fuller

I Love Television

In with the Old!

Music

How to Make It in the Music Industry

Theophilus London™ Wants to Sell You Theophilus London™

Album Review: Indie-Rock It Girl Cate Le Bon's Cyrk

Turning Air into Sculpture

New Principal Flute Demarre McGill Makes You Crane Your Neck at Seattle Symphony

Album Review: Orkestar Zirkonium's Too Hot for Sleep

Up & Coming

Lose your spandex, hair, and air every night this week!

Sound Check

Allen Stone: In a Car Headed to Portland with His Parents

Granted

Random Upcoming Goodness in 2012

My Philosophy

Ripynt, Theophilus London, and Brother Ali

Chuckletown, USA

Ashley Judd Is as Funny as She Looks

Data Breaker

Max Cooper, Motor City Drum Ensemble, Panabrite, Early Atoms

Underage

Cat Jokes: No Longer Just on the Internet

The Homosexual Agenda

Lezbro, Soul Music, and Dancing on Jesus (or Something)

Poster of the Week

Poster by PonyHomie

Theater

BDSM in the Forest

Spring Awakening's Teutonic Puberty

Roman Rambo

Coriolanus Is a Revved-Up Frat Boy

Food & Drink

Stop Laughing

There Are Better Things to Do with Your Mouth at Guanaco's Tacos Pupuseria

News

Benefit Barriers

New High-Security Checkpoints Stand Between the Elderly and Their Benefits

Vacating Occupy Seattle

Factions That Endorse Violence Are Driving Away What's Left of Occupy Seattle

How Much Is the State Underfunding Education?

Preserving the Right to Choose

Washington Bucks a National Trend with New Women's Rights Bill

Sources Say

News You Can Strap to the Roof of Your Car

Senate Vote Count on Marriage Equality

Who's a Yes, Who's a No, and Who's Undecided

Visual Art

A Totem Pole Made of Christmas Lights

Bringing Superwrongness to Life

The Fast and the Frozen

Photography, Past and Present Tense

Books

Features

What’s a Nice Jewish Boy Doing in a Graveyard Shift Like This?

Meet Alex Ruder, KEXP’s Overnight Sensation and the Most Underrated DJ at the Station

Mitt Happens

After the New Hampshire Primaries, Mitt Romney Stoops to Collect the Republican Crown