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

Vol. 21, No. 32
Ukiyo (Floating/Transience) 
by Christopher 
Martin Hoff
Courtesy of Linda Hodges Gallery

Savage Love

Premarital Counseling

I, Anonymous

You Got Me Wet


Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

The Fierce and Fragile Femmes of Applause and Natural Selection

The Cabin in the Woods: A Horror Movie Nerd's Delight

Art House

The Iron Lady: A Bad Film About a Great Person

Detention: The Breakfast Club Meets The Hunger Games

I Love Television

God Doesn't Like You Much

Bully: The Kids Are Assholes, the Adults Are Even Worse


The Costello Show

The Angry Young Man Turned Reasonably Placid Elder Statesman Returns with His Spectacular Spinning Songbook

Gotta Have That Funk (Because My Boss Says So)

After I Made a Joke About Not Liking Funk, Grant Brissey and Christopher Frizzelle Made Me Listen to All the Funk Music in Seattle

Up & Coming

Lose your R&B loverman every night this week!

Chuckletown, USA

Showgirls Hosted by David Schmader

Sound Check

Odd Future's Hodgy Beats Controls His Mind in the Mayhem

Data Breaker

The Black Seeds, Hush Hush, Paper Diamond, Flarelight

My Philosophy

On the Road with Shabazz Palaces

Complaints Box

All Tour Journals Suck


Odd Future, Yuni in Taxco, Special Explosion, Shogun Barbi

The Homosexual Agenda

Friday the 13th, Adé, and Showgirls


Mitt Romney and Judas Iscariot

A Review of The Last Days of Judas Iscariot

A Review of Death, Sex: Election Season

Visual Art

Contextual Healing

Making Mends, from Mountains of Salt to Atomic War and Back

Is That It?

Search a Tiny House for Art in South Lake Union


Tour de Force

Trash-Talking in Strangers' Basements with Dorothy Allison and Michelle Tea

Hoarders: Extreme Nerd Edition

Otaku Spaces Looks Inside the Collections of the Antisocial

Food & Drink

The Unstoppable Fried Chicken

Plus Whiskey and Hawaiian Food at Ma'ono

Happiest Hour

Bernard's on Seneca

Chow Bio

Mark McConnell and Cecilia Rikard


Seattle Subway

The Plan to Stop Talking and Start Building Lines 
to Ballard and West Seattle

The Rush to Prohibit Kratom

A leaf that might be able to wean people off opiates without serious withdrawal symptoms has entered the market. So why are officials who haven’t studied the science yet scrambling to ban it?


More Teeth

City's New Breast-Feeding Regulations Would Fine Prudish Businesses

Bully Pulpit

New Catholic Bishop Turns Seattle Masses Into Anti-Gay Political Rallies

Sources Say

The Hottest Tips from the Coldest Tippers


Savage Love Episode 287

Text From South Lake Union

Worn Out

Matador Wear at the Saint

Drunk of the Week

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger


Last Days

The Week in Review

Letters to the Editor

Adrian Ryan Is a "Dumb Ass Retarded Faggot"

Monkees Fans Deluge The Stranger with Angry Letters

Northwest Medical Marijuana Guide

Holy Shit, It's Our Medical Marijuana Guide!

Not Just Pot Doctors

Medical Cannabis Professionals Handle More Than You Think

Intruder Alert

Some Say an Invasion of Out-of-State Bud Is Driving Down Cannabis Quality

A Good Dispensary Is Hard to Find

In Search of a Place That Knows Their Shit

Cannabis Calendar

Things to Do with Pot in 2012