Print Edition for the week of
Apr. 25 - May. 1, 2012

Vol. 21, No. 34
Photo by Kelly O
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Savage Love

Hooking Up

New Column!

Having Trouble Naming Your Baby?

Ask Lonnie Bainer, the Baby Namer!


Cinematic Youth

Meet the Oscar-Wielding Auteurs of Tomorrow at NFFTY

The Cure for the Common Coed

The Hyperarticulate Collegians of Whit Stillman's Damsels in Distress

Safe: Smarter Than Your Average Jason Statham Ass-Kick Festival

It Came from Detroit: A Snoozy Doc About Awesome Rock

I Love TV

Let's Have Sex Week!

Art House

Monsieur Lazhar

We Have a Pope: And He’s Freaking Out!

I, Anonymous

Your lucky day


#Based in the Rain

Keyboard Kid Goes Global from an Apartment in Federal Way

Sound Check

Portland Cello Project's Heady Metal Music

Even More Bent Notes from the Underground

Three Recent Eruptions from Seattle's Weird Sonic Underbelly

Up & Coming

Lose your lightning rod for agitational thoughts every night this week!

My Philosophy

The BasedGod's Highly Successful Lampooning of Shitty Rap Templates

Data Breaker

Justice and Rusko

Chuckletown, USA

Mike Baldwin Is a Dopey-Eyed Genius

The Homosexual Agenda

Transgender Film Fest, Blowpony, Etc.

Poster of the Week

Poster by Cher Bai


DJ Shadow, Lil B the BasedGod

Complaints Box

Matinee at Rat and Raven with Si Si Si


Jimmy Carter Superstar

Duct Tape and Death by Bear

The Beatles as Teenagers

HELP at Seattle Children’s Theatre

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of April 25

Visual Art

The Stranger Does Acid with Gary Hill

Seven Reviews by Seven Writers

Loose Lips

Art and Booze News


Taking On an Army

Seattle Has a Crush on Rachel Maddow

Food & Drink

Chow Bio

Elliot Westwater and Kevin Rothrock, Owners, the Gerald

The Happiest Hour

The Pine Box

Neither Here nor There

Restaurant Zoë Moves to Capitol Hill


Bronze-Dipped Flash Gordons

The 30th Emerald Cup Bodybuilding Finals

Four Factories

The Stranger's Resident Marxist Drops In On Places That Make Concrete, Mattresses, Sandals, and Cookies


The McKenna Files

Archived Documents Suggest That Washington's Republican Candidate for Governor May Have Misused His Office at the King County Council

Big Brother Is Filming

A Spooky New Police Videotaping Plan, Proposed for Your Protection

Sources Say

“News” Not Fit for the Archives

Drunk of the Week

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Last Days

The Week in Review


Savage Love Episode 289


Kristin Chenoweth


Seattle Beer Week

‘IDxID: New Identities’

Death Cab for Cutie with Magik*Magik Orchestra

Alison Bechdel

Planes, Trains & Traveling Chefs

Three Imaginary Girls Anniversary with Allo Darlin’

Text From South Lake Union

Let's Talk About Dog Shit