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

Vol. 21, No. 45
Photo by Kelly O
Lars Finberg of the Intelligence in an homage to the character “Hi”
from the 1987 Coen brothers film Raising Arizona.

Savage Love



Marriage vs. Desire

Sarah Polley Brilliantly Guts the Rom-Com in Take This Waltz

Where the Wild Things Are

The Amazing Bayou Dreamscape of Beasts of the Southern Wild

Art House

The Death of the Russian Soul

I Love Television

Rejoice! I'm back in the amateur pharmaceutical business.

I, Anonymous


Three Thesis Statements About the Intelligence's New Album

Number One: Everybody's Got It Easy but Me Is a Perfect Summertime Seattle Rock Record

Walking the City to Sabzi's Beats

How the Townfolk Instrumentals Embody Seattle's Many Cultures

Sound Check

Deranged Clown Rapper Ronald McFondle Diagnosed by Shrink

Up & Coming

Lose your dandy elegance every night this week!

Data Breaker

Tim Sweeney, Tearist, Donato Dozzy, Voices from the Lake

My Philosophy

Steezie Nasa, Frank Ocean, Talib Kweli, Meek Mill, Wolf Hotel

Never Heard of 'Em


The Homosexual Agenda

The Summer Waxes Narky, NYC DJ Tim Sweeney Invades

Poster of the Week

Black Whales Poster


Deep Time's Haunted Pop


A Comedy with Claws

The Bitter Aftertaste of Accidental Death of an Anarchist

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of July 11

Visual Art

Art-Eating Park

Dream Catchers Are Not Going to Cut It


Black and White and Red All Over

The Revolutionary Journalism of Joe Sacco

Food & Drink

Things Happen Strangely in Cuba

The Man from Havana Is Serving Lunch

Chow Bio

Calculated Sandwiches


Is It Time for Tim Burgess?

Violent crime is up, the mayor is hugely unpopular, and the city council’s only former cop is considering whether it’s his moment to run Seattle


Why Can't She Learn?

The Women's GED Program Is Being Cut from King County Jail—But Not the Men's

Cops Raid Radicals

Looking for Protest Paraphernalia Associated with Occupy Seattle

TV Wars

Millions in Political TV Ads Already Reserved for November Election

Sources Say

Weekly Claptrap and Winning Lottery Numbers

Worn Out

Drunk of the Week

Liquid Narcolepsy

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Last Days

The Week in Review



Fiona Apple

ByDesign Film Series


‘Magic Mike’

‘The Graduate’

‘A Thin Thread’

‘Sports, Leisure, and Videotape’

John Olson

Text From South Lake Union

South Lake Union's "Diversity"