Print Edition for the week of
Jul. 18 - 24, 2012

Vol. 21, No. 46

Savage Love

Destructive Criticism

New Column!


Crazy Eyes: One Long, Boring Rape Joke

End Game

Christopher Nolan Brings His Batman Trilogy to a Smashing Close

Trishna: A Brutal Thomas Hardy Reboot in Mumbai

The Well Digger's Daughter: Waving Grass, Foreboding Music, and Deep Boredom—en Francais!

I Love Television

Hiring? Give a ninja a chance!

Art House

I Want My Name Back


The Best Concert That Ever Will Be

Salt-N-Pepa, En Vogue, Boyz II Men, Insane Shoes, and Making Out at Tulalip Casino

Up & Coming

Lose your jiggly ass every night this week!

Data Breaker

Jaymz Nylon, Rick Preston, Megalodon, New Retic Album

My Philosophy

Block Party Rap Wrap-Up, Dark Time Sunshine, Snoop Dogg

The Homosexual Agenda

Waxie Moons, Big Freedia Bounces, Comeback's 100th Happens

Sound Check

Vox Mod's Astral Electronic Bombast


Dirty Projectors, Wye Oak, SpaceGhostPurrp, Trash Talk

Poster of the Week

Poster by David Gallo

New Column!

If He Had Lived

Free Will Astrology

For the Week of July 18

Visual Art

Smart Museum

SAM’s New Director Is a Star

Loose Lips

Musical Chairs, Dour Teenagers, Traitors, and 12th Avenue Arts

Money, Maleness, and Fear

Mike Simi's Vague Menace


A Failure to Communicate

A Comedian and John McCain's Daughter Try to Fix America

Food & Drink

Orchids at the Labor Temple

The New Edition of Green Leaf Is Even Better

Chow Bio

Zac Johnson, Owner of Meaty Johnson’s

Happiest Hour

C.S. Finnegan's Irish House

Now Closed

Recent Restaurant RIPs


Intiman’s Big Opening

A Theater in Crisis Bounces Back 
with Four Plays at Once


The Pinter Festival

‘How to Be a Person’ Book Release

Maged Zaher

Christopher Martin Hoff

‘The Record: Contemporary Art and Vinyl’

The Wurst Place


‘Short Cuts’

Text From South Lake Union

What About the Children?

Drunk of the Week

Drunk Television!

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger

Last Days

The Week in Review


Savage Love Episode 300

Block Party

Capitol Hill Block Party 2012

What We Think of Every Single Band Playing This Year's Festival

The Schedule

Who's Playing Where and When?

Laughing at Life's Dark Shit

Blue Sky Black Death and Nacho Picasso Keep It 100

Sublime Cacophony

The Psychic Paramount Is One of the World's Greatest Rock Bands

Adding Visuals to the Audio

For the First Time Ever, There's Art at Block Party

The Map

Don't Get Lost at the Block Party