Print Edition for the week of
Sep. 5 - 11, 2012

Vol. 22, No. 1
Digital Special Edition
Can’t we all just get along? 
by Todd Bates

Savage Love


New Column!

Returning Column!

Ask Becca & Trish, Two Teenagers Texting in a Movie Theater

I, Anonymous


Gay Film in a Post-Gay World

The Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival Is (Awesome) Living History

The Inbetweeners: TV Times Three


The Bad Girls of Bachelorette

Manic Pixie Cautionary Tale

Julie Delpy’s Aggressively Unfun 2 Days in New York

Paradise Found

An Interview with the West Memphis Three's Jason Baldwin

Fall Film Calendar

Everything Happening in Film This Season

Anatomy of a Film Star

Art House

The Ambassador: Africa Is Not for Borat


Up & Coming

Lose your death sax every night this week!

Prison Rap with Stackwell

Fifteen Bullets, a 17-Year Sentence, and a New Hiphop Career

Never Heard of 'Em: The Slits' Cut

The Physics' Tomorrow People

Sound Check

Silversun Pickups on the Late-Night TV Rounds

Data Breaker

Purity Ring, Evian Christ, Nite Jewel

Particle Being Trio's Post Terrestrial Volume One

My Philosophy

New A$AP Mob Album, Starr Spazzin, Rogers Thriftway


Chastity Belt and This Bike Is a Pipe Bomb

Hounds of the Wild Hunt's El Mago

The Homosexual Agenda

Collide-O-Scope, Stoned in the Disney Vaults

Poster of the Week

Poster by Rick G

What the Creator of the Atom Bomb Said to the Composer of Pines of Rome

Fall Classical Calendar

Everything Happening in Classical Music and Opera This Season

Some of That Jazz

What I'm Most Looking Forward to This Season


The Lineup

Interviews with Choreographers, Artists, a Deputy Director, and a Video,

ACT's Epic Ramayana

Two Directors, Two Playwrights, Two Years in the Making

That's My DJ

Ira Glass Shows How Your This American Life Sausage Is Made and Then Battles Dan Savage on the Decks

The Greatest of Failures

A bunch of anarchist-hearted artists set out to make an opera about WTO. What could possibly go wrong?

Fall Performance Calendar

Everything Happening in Theater and Dance This Season

Free Will Astrology

Visual Art

Anatomy of a Painting

A Guided Tour of The Celestial Chariot

Seattle Artists Redesign the Waterfront

With Glass-Bottomed Pools, Submarine Shuttles, Mini Forests, Lights for Scared Fish, and Arches Made of Viaduct Ruins

Genius Juice

If You Don't Already Have a Bottle, It's Too Late

Rob Lowe's Lego Museum

One Man, One Window, One Hilarious Obsession

And Now for a Few Words from a Miniature Kite

Nancy Guppy Interviews Nancy Guppy About Art Zone with Nancy Guppy

(It's a Weekly Half-Hour TV Show Devoted to Seattle's Art Scene)

Now You Can Die Happy, Western Bridge

A Morbid Quarterly Column of Unbridled Praise

James Baldwin in Istanbul

Photographer Sedat Pakay's Images of a Writer in Exile

Fall Art Calendar

Everything Happening in Art This Season


A Jew D. H. Lawrence Loved and Ridiculed

Galya Diment's Book on an Unknown Member of the Bloomsbury Set

The Girl Who Cried Wolf

A Short Story

Three Sonnagrams

Fall Readings Calendar

Everything Happening in Readings and Lectures This Season

Food & Drink

The End of Anonymity

Should a food critic always be undercover? Is it important—or even possible—anymore?

Checkin' Out the Chickin'

One Vegan, Two Vegetarians, and One Carnivore Review the Brand-New Veggie Grill

Chow Bio

Outlander's Sexy Furniture and Peanut Butter Beer

Now Closed

Recent Restaurant RIPs


It’s Time to Freak Out About Climate Change

The heat this summer was our generation’s Hiroshima. Wake up, people! If you’re not terrified about the future, you’re an idiot.


Sentenced to a Life of Unemployment?

Council Member Bruce Harrell Wants to Help 40,000 Ex-Cons Get Jobs in Seattle

Something Smells Fishy at the Port

Three Commissioners Raise Concerns About the Port CEO's Lucrative Second Job

Sources Say

Your RDA of Sniping, Infighting, and Rumors

Last Days

The Week in Review


Savage Love Episode 307

I Love Television

C'mon! Let's (Feign Some) EXCITEMENT!!

Public Editor

A Critical Overview of The Stranger


Seattle Fringe Festival

‘Tokyo Story’

Genius Awards Party

Paul Auster

‘The Godfather’

Beard Papa’s

The Evaporators

‘Beyond the Western Lands’

Worn Out